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Packers cornerback Tramon Williams has been sidelined since late June with a bone bruise in his knee.
Williams believes he’ll be ready for the Packers season opener against the 49ers.
“I think so, I think so,” Williams said, via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “I’ve never really thought about that. I thought I’d be playing now. But I think so.”
Williams says he’s been “progressing” and he’s not worried.
“Obviously, if it was up to me I’d be practicing,” Williams said. “But it’s something that you never want to rush, especially a bone bruise. It’s pretty painful. Those things are pretty painful. So you have to be careful with those things. A lot of guys who have had them, research-wise, it kind of lingers for a while. So you don’t want to come right back on it. I’m just trying to take my time with it at this point and continue to get treatment. It’s starting to feel better by the day, so that’s all I can ask for.
“D-Wade was one of the guys who had it. Obviously, i
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- At the start of training camp, the Green Bay Packers were hoping that someone would perform well enough that Randall Cobb could be removed from special teams return duties. Jeremy Ross is getting very close to allowing the Packers to do just that.
"I think Jeremy has an excellent chance," coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday.
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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says things were much different when he was in college and the way it is now makes him feel bad for Johnny Manziel.
Date:Thursday, August 15, 2013
Practice Time:11:00 a.m. (Total: 1 hour, 23 minutes)
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It's been an impressive training camp for rookie cornerback Micah Hyde. One day after making a spectacular interception in the end zone in which he fell backwards and tipped the ball to himself on the ground, Hyde had another memorable play Thursday when he jumped...
Tramon Williams is expected to start at a corner this season. He had been a top corner in the league since gaining a starting position in 2009 but his production slipped in 2012. He entered this off-season looking to regain his 2010 form when he took the league by storm and made the Pro-Bowl.
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Here are five things to watch for in the Green Bay Packers' second preseason game, which kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome:
1. Graham Harrell vs. Vince Young for the No. 2 quarterback job
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According to FOX Sports Wisconsin, Packers quarterback Vince Young is starting to look pretty good in practice.
During an individual drill in which the quarterbacks faked a handoff and rolled out to throw a pass into the target netting, Young was on top of his game. Rolling to his left and throwing across his body, Young went 3 for 3 in the drill, successfully landing each of his...
Randall Cobb (Photo Credit: Jeffrey Phelps/AP)
During the first preseason game, the Green Bay Packers first team offense played well, driving the ball down the field against the Arizona Cardinals. Even though they drove right down the field, that productive series resulted in zero points, after James Starks was stuffed on a fourth and goal at the one yard line. Once the first...
The first game of the Packers season is in the books. Even though it was a 17-7* preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals (yeah, um James Starks scored, watch the replay on NFLN) there were some real positives to take away from that game. The defense minus Davon House (what the hell Davon) played well. New LT David Bakhtiari acquitted himself nicely against a very good defense...
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The Johnny Manziel reality show has had everyone in the sports world talking. The latest person is Aaron Rodgers who was asked about the media by Peter King but went on to talk about Johnny Manziel:
“I feel bad for Johnny Manziel. I mean, he’s made some decisions … I just think, he’s a 20-year-old kid, and I wish he could just live like a 20-year-old.
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When it comes to the many adventures of Johnny Manziel, there are generally two lines of thought. On one side, you have people who think he is a spoiled college kid who needs to focus less on partying and more on football. On the other, there are people who say a 20-year-old kid is entitled […]