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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Next man up. It's not a new idea in the NFL and it's one that the Packers are once again becoming quite familiar with as their injury report continues to grow.But in Green Bay this season, the next man up at many positions is arguably just as good as -- if not better than -- the player he's replacing. The depth on the Packers' roster, as put together by general manager Ted Thompson, is well-equipped to handle the injuries that the team is currently facing.Offensively, Green Bay has been without two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Greg Jennings for more than half the season now. But in his absence, James Jones and Randall Cobb are becoming stars."I think in general we have a lot more starter-caliber players (this season), especially on our bench," quarterback Aaron Rodgers told FOXSportsWisconsin.com this week. "A lot of times there's a drop-off when the next guy comes in, but I think with us, when Greg goes down, we have a starter-qu...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. Clay Matthews has plenty of admirers. Packers fans have been imitating the star outside linebacker's post-sack celebrations ever since Matthews burst into the NFL as a first-round pick in 2009.
Now, there may officially be a winner for best impersonation.
Matthews recently tweeted out the above picture along with the question: "Whose child is this??"...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- One day of limited participation at practice was enough for Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. After admitting Wednesday that the calf injury he suffered in the Week 6 win over the Houston Texans was still "a little tight," Rodgers was feeling better Thursday as he took part in every phase of Green Bay's practice."He's been getting a lot...
GREEN BAY, Wis. A matchup with the St. Louis Rams is not an easy win like it had been in recent years. The Rams were one of the NFL's worst teams, winning only 15 games over the past five seasons combined. That is, of course, as many games as the Packers won just last year alone. But with St. Louis handing the team over to new head coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams have the same record...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was able to
return to practice this week and will suit up this weekend against the St.
Louis Rams, but four other starters will not play. The Packers will be without
defensive tackle B.J. Raji, cornerback Sam Shields, linebacker Nick Perry and
wide receiver Greg Jennings, reports ESPN Wisconsin.
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The Green Bay Packers have had a very interesting start to their season. The opening day loss to the 49ers at Lambeau wasn't too crazy but fans expected a lot more from reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers and company. The following week it was the Bears offensive line that allowed Clay Matthews to sack the Pack to victory. After that was the "Fail Mary" game where Green...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) The Green Bay Packers are about to find out if their defense truly is deeper than it was last season.
The Packers ranked dead last in the NFL in yards allowed in 2011, prompting general manager Ted Thompson to use his first six draft picks on defensive players and add two more rookie defenders via free agency.
Some of those rookies, along with several holdovers...
Greg Jennings and Jordy Nelson are the nationally known stars but James Jones and Randall Cobb are having big years. Without them, the up-and-down Packers might be in big trouble.
It’s Week 7 and there are six teams with a bye week. The injuries continue to pile up and teams taking a week off are not helping you as lineup...
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According to Michael David Smith of ProFootballTalk.com, during the 1996 NFL playoffs, the late great Reggie White made a deal with his teammates that he’ll give $500 to whoever makes a big hit.“In its latest filing in the bounty case, a copy of which PFT has obtained, the NFLPA says that the NFL knew White was paying teammates for hits and allowed it to continue, and therefore...
Green Bay Packers @ St Louis RamsGreen Bay: Shhhh. Those were the words the Aaron Rodgers had on Sunday night, after the Packers pasting of the Houston Texans, when asked if he had anything to say to the critics who said it was time to worry about the Packers. Well now, I guess we won’t worry about 6 TD passes. Now the Packers head off to face a scrappy Rams team that stands...