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Packers halfback James Starks won't be available for Week 5 because of a sprained knee. SOURCE: Tyler Dunne, Milwaukee Journal-SentinelFantasy Spin:Starks was a popular fantasy add in Week 3 after Eddie Lacy went down but it didn't take long for the injury bug to hit him just as hard. Now that Lacy is back, Starks doesn't figure to be heavily involved in the Green Bay offense upon his return. It's safe for fantasy owners to cut him loose.

Eddie Lacy wont be jumping up for extra yardage anymore after concussion

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy said he learned a valuable lesson from the concussion he suffered against the Washington Redskins in Week 2. “I don’t see me jumping like that anymore, unless it’s from the 5 or something like that,” said Lacy to the Green Bay Press Gazette. 

Aaron Rodgers: Leaders bringing positive energy despite record

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Spending a few minutes in front of his locker for his weekly interview, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers answered questions about the bye week gone by, facing the Detroit Lions this Sunday, improving after beginning the season with a 1-2 record and more. Here are five question-and-answer highlights from the interview with Rodgers: 1. Is it hard to...

Matthews back from sore hamstring for Packers

It's easy to spot Clay Matthews at Packers practice, with his long blond hair protruding from his helmet and on to his neck and shoulders. When the veterans are getting a break, the pass-rushing outside linebacker can often be found taking a breather next to A.J. Hawk, the durable inside linebacker. After some doubt, they'll be together again this weekend to face the Detroit...

Eddie Lacy On Track To Return in Week 5

Packers running back Eddie Lacy (concussion) practiced for a second straight day on Wednesday and is expected to return to the starting lineup in Week 5.Fantasy Spin:It's good news for Lacy owners, but he better come back with guns blazing as fellow rookie Johnathan Franklin produced a 100-yard day with him sidelined and has earned additional playing time. James Starks (knee...

Packers Injury Updates

Good news for Packers fans, this morning. We get our pass-blocking, physically-imposing, actually productive so far in 2013 tight-end back! As we settle into less than 98 hours until kick off, fans can start to turn the focus away from the debacle in Cincinnati - which included a plethora of Packers injuries. With the bye week, the Packers were able to focus on getting...

Jermichael Finley says hit that drew Bengals' Iloka 15K fine was 'clean'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jermichael Finley watched the replay of him suffering a concussion in Week 3, but the Green Bay Packers' tight end doesn't agree with the NFL's decision to fine the player who hit him. Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka made contact with the head and neck area of a diving Finley, who then walked awkwardly a few steps before taking a knee and being...

The Green Bay Packers need a healthy Clay Matthews to avoid getting bit by the Lions

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews was limited in Wednesday’s practice due to a lingering hamstring injury. The Packers are “hopeful” the 27-year-old Matthews will be ready to partake in tomorrow’s exercises. Sitting at 1-2 and preparing to host the Detroit Lions (3-1) on Sunday, the 27th ranked defense in the NFL can’t compete without Matthews. Matthews...

Some Honesty Regarding the Packers Injuries Would Be Nice

Mike McCarthy has been called many things during his tenure as the Packers’ Head Coach. Some think he is a terrific coach, able to get the most out of his players which shows in their consistently competing for the playoffs. His 75-40 regular season record over seven plus seasons speaks volumes to why many have this opinion of him. Others think of him as underwhelming, capable...

Clay Matthews Improved to Full Practice Participant

In what is unquestionably an encouraging sign, Clay Matthews was upgraded to a full participant in practice today. Matthews is recovering from a hamstring injury that sidelined him during the game against the Bengals. While this is encouraging, and Matthews has said that he plans to play on Sunday, Mike McCarthy is taking a steady approach to gauge whether Matthews'...

Green Bay Packers: Let the divisional play begin

Randall Cobb (Photo Credit: Jeffrey Phelps/AP) On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (1-2) will host the Detroit Lions (3-1) in a divisional contest at Lambeau Field.  The game will be televised on FOX with kick off scheduled for 12:00 p.m.  Following a bye week, the Packers look to rebound after losing a back and forth game to the Cincinnati Bengals.  In that game against the Bengals...


Everything points to a Packers victory this weekend, and it has me nervous.  The Lions haven’t won a game in Lambeau Field since before I stopped believing I could grow up to be Batman (1991).  The Packers are 8 point favorites.  They are coming off of a bye.  They should be getting healthier, although it is unclear whether Clay Matthews and Casey Hayward are going to play...

Lions focus on trying to contain Packers' Aaron Rodgers

Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh got to know Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers this summer and although Suh said he’s “good people” the two aren’t exactly friends. “I don’t think I’ll ever be able to have a friend that’s a quarterback especially one I see twice a year” Suh said with a smile Wednesday. Told Suh’s stance during a conference call Rodgers sarcastically...

Returns by Situation

That's the plan for how the Packers will handle kickoff and punt returns, with Micah Hyde, Johnathan Franklin and Randall Cobb in the mix. Plus more from Friday

Game Preview: Detroit Lions AT Green Bay Packers

The Detroit Lions (3-1) have jumped out to an early lead in NFC North rankings and look to continue the strong start to the season this week vs the the Green Bay Packers (1-2). Coming off a bye week,the Packers will look to get back on track against a team they’ve had success against – GB has won 14 of its last 15 meetings vs Detroit. Can Detroit extend their game and half lead...

Green Bay Packers Add New Kick Returner

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...
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