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The Green Bay Packers are optimistic they have enough depth in the secondary to compensate for the loss of Charles Woodson, and they have few worries on the other side of the ball with a red-hot Aaron Rodgers guiding their passing attack.
The offensively challenged Jacksonville Jaguars have much bigger problems.
Quarterback Blaine Gabbert hopes to play, but Maurice Jones-Drew definitely won't Sunday as Jacksonville visits Lambeau Field, where the also banged-up Packers have won 15 of their last 16 regular-season games.
The 36-year-old Woodson broke his left clavicle in last week's 30-20 victory over St. Louis - the same injury he suffered in Green Bay's Super Bowl XLV win over Pittsburgh - and the former NFL defensive player of the year is expected to miss at least six weeks.
"Obviously, Charles is a leader. He's been a very productive guy on the field and that's the way you develop into a leader. I think there's an awful lot of respect for him,"...
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I like watching NFL players ‘act’. While it isn’t a true glimpse into the player’s personality it is a chance to see some of the league’s top talents without their helmets/outside of their comfort zone. We’ve seen some good commercials, and some bad one’s throughout the years; and for the time being I have a new favourite.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Marshall Newhouse has come a long way in the past year. The Packers' third-year left tackle has been performing well as Aaron Rodgers' blind-side protector, showing steady improvement since he first took over the job in Week 5 last season. There have been a few negative moments for Newhouse, such as allowing five sacks in Green Bay's first seven games...
The Green Bay Packers will already be without several
high-profile players during today’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, and
Peter King of Sports Illustrated reports wide receiver Jordy Nelson is also
unlikely to suit up.
Jordy Nelson (hamstring) is questionable,
but SI's Peter King believes the wide receiver is unlikely to play against the
Coming into the game Jacksonville was a 15.5 point underdog but it came down to a 4th down Jacksonville failure that sealed the Green Bay 24-15 victory.With the score 21-15 and 2:59 on the clock Jacksonville faced 4th-and-4 at the Green Bay 44, after rookie Casey Hayward made a fantastic open field tackle on Justin Blackmon on the previous play forcing the 4th down. On a drive that...
The playing status of Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson will be a game-time decision, according to NFL.com. Nelson was listed on the team's injury report Friday as questionable with a hamstring injury. Nelson did not practice Thursday or Friday as the Packers prepare to play the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Nelson has caught 17 receptions for 243 yards with...
I’m not a Green Bay Packers fan, but I’ve always respected the franchise. I’ve also always thought the Lambeau Leap was a fantastic tradition that connected the players on the team to the die-hard fans closest to the action on the field.
On Sunday, Donald Driver – easily one of the most likable players in the entire NFL – scored a touchdown with 12:36 remaining in Green...
The Green Bay Packers will be hosting the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon, but they will likely be without their leading receiver, Jordy Nelson. Nelson has not practiced this week while he is dealing with a hamstring injury. Reports suggest that Nelson will test his hamstring prior to game time, but is likely to go this afternoon.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports on Twitter...
The beat-up Packers struggled on offense without receivers Jordy Nelson and Greg Jennings. The defense, however, held firm in the second half.
Undrafted, cut twice and having found a "real" job in construction, Brett Goode got a call from the Packers just before 2008 season. One of the most anonymous players on the team, Goode has been rewarded for going unnoticed.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers insisted they didn't take the downtrodden Jacksonville Jaguars lightly. They also blew off any suggestion that a rash of injuries impacted a mundane performance Sunday. No matter the reason, the Packers struggled to put away the Jaguars, escaping with a 24-15 victory at Lambeau Field. "I don't really think it's something...
The Green Bay Packers opened the season by playing teams who now have a combined record of 28-18 including the San Francisco 49ers (5-2), Chicago Bears (5-1) and Houston Texans (6-1).
Against the league’s cream of the crop, they went 2-1 and are inching back up the power rankings with each week’s stronger showing.
Finally, the Packers get to welcome one of the league’s bottom...
Running back James Starks has only six carries in the past three games
While Alex Green has averaged a pathetic 2.4 yards per carry in the past three games, a now healthy James Starks has carried the ball a total of six times. And five of those six carries came in garbage time against Houston. People can blame the offensive line all they want, but I blame Mike McCarthy. There’s...