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As the NFL Pro Bowl draws closer, the list of players opting out of the annual All-Star event usually grows fairly long prior to kickoff. Two players voted to the Pro Bowl decided to opt out of the event on Tuesday. Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson have both decided to skip the game. Both players are citing injuries as the reason for the decision.
Rodgers will be replaced by alternate quarterback Eli Manning while Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Vincent Jackson will replace Johnson. Johnson struggled with various injuries in the second half of the season despite putting up remarkable numbers on the year.
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees has already been named to replace Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III. Griffin has undergone knee surgery to repair his ACL and LCL injuries.
Rodgers has been critical of the Pro Bowl and the effort put forth by the players in the game in the past. Last season, he told reporters that he was disappointed in the effo...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not play in the 2013 Pro Bowl.
One year after Rodgers publicly criticized the effort from certain players in the Pro Bowl, he has withdrawn himself from the game, citing injuries.
"I'm not going," Rodgers said on his weekly radio show. "I don't know if this is hot off the wire, but I didn't pass...
After his team got torched by the 49ers’ read-option last week, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he doesn’t believe it will last long.
“I think the league is cyclical and things can come back around that were being used 20, 30 years ago. But this too will pass,” Rodgers said on his weekly radio show on 540 ESPN and ESPNWisconsin.com on Tuesday. “Some of...
A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the Green Bay Packers helmets and uniforms to their liking.
Could you imagine Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, or Clay Matthews wearing something like this?
Featured are a number of Green Bay Packers’ helmets and uniform designs. Some are interesting options that fans may like and others may strike a nerve with some fans...
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Green Bay Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers has decided to drop out of this year’s Pro Bowl due to numerous nagging injuries.
The New York Giants have announced that Eli Manning will replace Rodgers on the NFC roster.
QB Eli Manning will be replacing Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in this years Pro Bowl
— New York Giants (@Giants) January 15, 2013
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Every season in the NFL there are teams that finish near the bottom of the standings that make you shake you head with shock and confusion. On the other side of the coin, the teams that win a division and make you say, “where did they come from?” There are three teams in which these perplexing categories apply. The following contenders and pretenders will give hope, or take it...
Tampa Bay receiver Vincent Jackson has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl, replacing Detroit's Calvin Johnson, who broke the NFL's single- season record for reception yards in 2012.
The NFL made the announcement Tuesday.
Jackson led the Bucs with career bests of 72 receptions and 1,384 yards after signing with them as a free agent last winter.
Johnson had 122 receptions and...
2012 Miss America, and Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler relinquished her crown Saturday night. You remember her as the pageant contestant who mentioned the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers in her acceptance speech. Well, her era ended on the same night Rodgers and the Pack were eliminated from the NFL playoffs.
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With Chip Kelly moving his option-based offense from Oregon to the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, and with option-oriented Colin Kaepernick coming off the most prolific rushing game a quarterback's ever had, and with option star Robert Griffin III likely to win the offensive rookie of the year award, and with option stud Russell Wilson likely to be Griffin's runner up...