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The Green Bay Packers finally return to action this week when they take on division rivals, the Detroit Lions.
The Packers tried to use their bye week to get healthy but that came with little success.Â Greg Jennings, Bryan Bulaga and Clay Matthews have already been ruled out for Sundayâ€™s game.Â In some good news regarding injuries, it appears that Jordy Nelson should be back on the field Sunday, but the team wonâ€™t announce the decision till closer till game time.
While the Packers have been playing well as of late, they will need these guys to get fully healthy and fast. Â The return of Nelson will help Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the offense, as they faced Detroitâ€™s 7th ranked pass defense.
The Lions are coming off a division loss to the Minnesota Vikings and are looking to bring themselves back to the level of play they had last season when they made the playoffs.Â The Lions are fighting for their playoff lives at this point and will be playing desperate at this point, which make...
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Richard Sherman claimed he was Optimus Prime before Seattle's game against Megatron and Detroit, but Tramon Williams insists he's the true owner of that moniker.
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will miss Sunday's game against Detroit because of a hamstring injury, coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday. Matthews was hurt two weeks ago in a game against the Arizona Cardinals and the hamstring hasn't healed sufficiently for him to play this week, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reported. Matthews, who has experienced hamstring...
Thereâ€™s nothing like going to a Packers game in enemy territory and seeing the annoyed looks on the faces of opposing fans as you walk by; that â€śwhat are you doing in my backyard?â€ť look. Well imagine the looks a big, loud organized Packers tailgate is going to get.
More importantly, if youâ€™re going to the game, you want to hang with fellow Packers fans to revel in the greatness...
Ahhhs and boos.
Those are the two distinct and opposite reactions the home crowd rains down on the same missed opportunity. Popular Green Bay Packers named Jennings, Jordy and James hear the former.
The latter may seem reserved solely for embattled tight end Jermichael Finley when he does the same thing . . . drop the rock.
I first noticed the hostility toward Finley...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Reinforcements are on the way for the injury-riddled Packers. Two key players from their Super Bowl team two years ago, outside linebacker Frank Zombo and tight end Andrew Quarless, are both about to make their season debuts.
It amounts to the equivalent of Green Bay signing two quality free agents in the middle of the season, just in time for a playoff push....
Apparently "60 Minutes" isn't going to sit back and let Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers take shots at it without a response.After Rodgers told the Detroit media in a conference call on Wednesday that his feature story on "60 Minutes" was "cut for their purposes, their agenda," the CBS news magazine fired back at the NFL's Most Valuable...
While the Green Bay Packers have ruled linebacker Clay
Matthews and wide receiver Greg Jennings out for Sundayâ€™s contest against the
Detroit Lions, wide receiver Jordy Nelson â€śappears a safe bet to play,â€ť
according to ESPN Wisconsin.
Matthews (hamstring), Jennings (abdomen) and safety Charles
Woodson (collarbone) will all miss Sundayâ€™s game, but they all arenâ€™t far...
Week 11: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
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Green Bay Packers
The defense is battered, but the Packers are catching the Lions as Detroit looks to be headed towards a potential tailspin. Â Calvin Johnson may have had big numbers last week, but the passing game took time to come to...
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Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was mad as hell at the final cut of his â€ś60 Minutesâ€ť appearance last week. The Packers star felt that the final edit fit the showâ€™s â€śagendaâ€ť and was upset it didnâ€™t air a segment where he discussed the MACC Fund charity. instead they opted to talk about Rodgers smalls stature â€” Today 60 Minutes fired back, and...
Initially, the injuries Sam Shields suffered against Houston on Oct. 14 were to his shin and knee but it soon became clear that the worst damage was to the Green Bay Packers cornerback's ankle.
Shields said it was fair to characterize the injury as a high ankle sprain, which in most cases takes much longer to heal than a traditional sprain on the outside of the ankle and explains...
Itâ€™s often times lost that Aaron Rodgers attended UC Berkeley for college. While the university has since become one of the top academic institutions in the country, its reputation throughout the years has been of welcoming some of the more bizarre characters ever to attend school. Count Rodgers among them.
Ever since his first year in the league, Rodgers has held onto an interesting...
Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams says heâ€™s the real â€śOptimus Primeâ€ť when it comes to facing off against Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson aka â€śMegatron.â€ť
â€śIâ€™m definitely Optimus Prime,â€ť Williams said, per the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. â€śIâ€™m the leader of the Autobots. Iâ€™m the leader of the young guys right now and when it comes down to the tough...
Asked about his recent interview with 60 Minutes Aaron Rodgers let it be known he was not a fan of how he was portrayed.
â€śI wouldnâ€™t put a whole lot of weight into that story,â€ť Rodgers said. â€śIt was cut for their purposes, their agenda, and most of the answers were either just portions of a bigger answer or probably not even for the question that was asked. So, Iâ€™m not...
Last week: 13 (+0)
With a 4-5 record, the Lions begin a stretch of home games they must win, beginning on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers -- a fact not lost on many of the team's defensive starters.