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The Green Bay Packers might have a new look in the secondary for Sunday's game against Detroit with the possible return of safety Morgan Burnett.
Burnett has a new look, too. Last week, Burnett cut off the dreadlocks he's worn since his sophomore year in high school.
''My mom's been on my case for about five years about it, so it really made her day. I did it for her,'' Burnett said Monday, the team's first day back after last week's bye.
Highlighted by Burnett, the Packers returned from their bye a little healthier than after limping off the field after a disappointing 34-30 loss at Cincinnati on Sept. 22. Also back was rookie running back Eddie Lacy, who missed the Cincinnati game with a concussion.
''My general sense is we improved,'' coach Mike McCarthy said. ''We had a number of guys test today ... I haven't even visited with the training staff to see how the workouts went.''
Burnett, the leader of the...
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The Green Bay Packers have had eight players suffer hamstring injuries since the beginning of training camp. Of those eight, they have missed 11 regular-season games, and the list includes three of their best defensive players: Clay Matthews, cornerback Casey Hayward, and safety Morgan Burnett. It doesn't seem likely that any NFL team would have a bigger risk for hamstring...
Morgan Burnett's return to the practice field highlights the Packers' return from their Week 4 bye. Several other key players, however, did not participate at Monday's practice.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- An early bye week didn't help six injured Green Bay Packers players return to full health, but rookie running back Eddie Lacy passed the concussion protocol and is medically cleared.
"He's full go," coach Mike McCarthy said of Lacy during his Monday press conference. "I think the week off definitely helped him."
Lacy was on the receiving...
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It has been said over and over since the Packers got Clay Matthews in the 2009 draft, and he became a star. Matthews is good, but who is his sidekick?
Over the years plenty of teams have paired their elite pass rushers with someone to help take the pressure off of him. In New York, the Giants paired Michael Strahan with Justin Tuck, then Tuck with Pierre-Paul. In Pittsburgh the Steelers...
We knew that the Packers were going to make a move, after releasing wide receiver/kick returner Jermey Ross last week. Many assumed that Green Bay would add a returner to fill Ross’ spot. Instead, the Packers have decided to sign Michael Hill, a running back from their practice squad.
Hill, a rookie from Missouri Western State, spent the off-season with the San Diego Chargers...
The Packers made a move today by bringing up running back Michael Hill from the practice squad to the 53 man roster.
The news comes courtesy of SB Nation:
[T]he Packers have elected to sign Michael Hill, a running back from their practice squad.
Hill, a rookie out of Missouri Western State, spent most of the offseason with the San Diego Chargers. The Packers signed...
The Green Bay Packers may have not like having a bye week so early in the schedule when the weekend began, but looking at the team now, it feels like a blessing in disguise.
The Packers list of injuries runs as deep as it is filled with talent. Some of these guys should be fine (and we'll know more when the team suits up for its first practice of the week in a bit) but...
Update - Aaron Rodgers says he and McCarthy are all good. As we reported here (below) the two got heated on the sideline during the loss to the Bengals on Sunday.
But on his weekly radio show today, Rodgers repeated his post game comments and that this is simply something that happens between QB and coach if they are passionate and committed to winning like these two are....
Bye Week Sunday.
For the Packers players, it is the end of an extended break from the daily grind of trying to become the next Super Bowl champion.
For the fans, it is the most awkward time of the schedule. With no Packers game on the horizon today, it is a Sunday of decisions.
Watch other football games on TV, or work on the to do list around the house you’ve put off until the...
In 2009, Johnny Jolly's last full year in Green Bay, the Packers had the league's best run defense, giving up 83.3 yards a game. The run defense is much better this season after missing Jolly the past three seasons.
Remember when the NFL schedule was first announced for this season and we all learned that the Packers had their bye in Week 4 of the season? Good grief! That was waaaaay too early. Or so we thought.After being beset with injuries of various sorts -- concussions, hamstrings and who knows what else -- the Packers are a physically wounded team very early in the season. Many fans whom...
Aaron Rodgers has finely tuned his photobombing craft. Check out this amazing collection of Mr.Rodgers bombing his team mates and an unsuspected family. Ya fake, but funny.
Aaron Rodgers Photo Bomb Gallery
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