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Packers blown out by Redskins

Packers blown out by Redskins

The Green Bay Packers failed their first road test of the season Sunday in our nation’s capital, as the Washington Redskins handled the Packers 31-17 in week three. Adrian Peterson gashed the Packers for 120 yards on 19 carries, including two touchdowns. Jordan Reed and Vernon Davis combined for six catches for 135 yards. Alex…MORE

Packers, Vikings score the same amount of points

Packers, Vikings score the same amount of points

The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings tied 29-29 Sunday at Lambeau Field. It’s the first 29-29 tie in NFL history. It’s the second time the Packers and Vikings have tied at Lambeau in the past five years. After the game, the Packers locker room was in a daze … What is a tie supposed…MORE

Bears get Khalil Mack, but don’t be mad at Brian Gutekunst

Bears get Khalil Mack, but don’t be mad at Brian Gutekunst

By MARQUES EVERSOLL The Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers are the NFL’s oldest rivalry. In 196 games dating back to 1921, the Packers lead the all-time series 96-94-6. But early Saturday morning, the Bears scored a big win with the acquisition of Khalil Mack. Reports had surfaced that the Packers were amongst the…MORE

Packers 53-man roster projection by Marques, Bill & Rookie

Packers 53-man roster projection by Marques, Bill & Rookie

NFL general managers always say how hard it is to cut players. Unfortunately, that’s a harsh reality and part of the job for Brian Gutekunst. Fortunately, Marques, Bill and Rookie lent a helping hand, and put together their 53-man roster projection Friday on “Air it Out.” Check it out. SPECIAL TEAMS (3) SPECIALISTS (3) —…MORE

Packers: Preseason over, on to the Real Thing

Packers: Preseason over, on to the Real Thing

The preseason is over. The Green Bay Packers lost to the Kansas City Chiefs 33-21 Thursday night. But more importantly — again — the preseason is over. Roster cutdown await on Saturday afternoon. (3:00 PM Central) Five quick takeaways from last night’s preseason finale: Aaron Jones is electric. We know he’s out two games, but…MORE

Aaron Rodgers agrees to contract extension with Packers

Aaron Rodgers agrees to contract extension with Packers

  It (finally) happened. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has reportedly agreed to a contract extension to make him the highest-paid player in NFL history. Former Packers wide receiver — and current NFL Network analyst — James Jones was the first to report the deal. BREAKING 🚨 The #Packers and 2-Time MVP QB @AaronRodgers12 have agreed…MORE

Packers 53-man roster prediction

Packers 53-man roster prediction

The Green Bay Packers have one more preseason game before they kick off the regular season September 9 against the Chicago Bears. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst will cut the roster down to 53 players on Saturday — part of the job that those in the front office do not enjoy. Will they keep three…MORE

Aaron Rodgers is a Mike Pettine Guy

Aaron Rodgers is a Mike Pettine Guy

The Green Bay Packers made a lot of changes this offseason, but perhaps the most impactful was the hiring of defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. The new man in charge of the Packers’ defense has caught the attention of the two-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers. On multiple occasions, Rodgers has been effusive in his praise for…MORE

What’s next for Clay Matthews?

What’s next for Clay Matthews?

Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews enters the final year of his contract this season. The 32-year-old pass rusher hasn’t had a double-digit sack season since 2014. So, what’s next for Matthews? A big year could lead to him cashing in next offseason. A quiet year could leave him searching for work next offseason. The Packers…MORE

Packers pile up points, Kumerow keeps rolling

Packers pile up points, Kumerow keeps rolling

Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow has created his own #HypeTrain this preseason. Aaron Rodgers has singled out No. 16 as being a guy who’s stood out in practice. He caught a 52-yard touchdown last week in the preseason opener, then added an 82-yard touchdown Thursday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In two preseason games, Kumerow has…MORE