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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the fourth straight game, a Packers player has been fined by the NFL for an illegal in-game hit. This week, it's cornerback Tramon Williams receiving a 21,000 fine for unnecessary roughness.Williams was flagged late in the third quarter of Green Bay's win over the Minnesota Vikings when he struck running back Toby Gerhart on an incomplete pass near the sideline. Coach Mike McCarthy was livid with the call on the field despite replays appearing to show some helmet-to-helmet contact between Williams and Gerhart."We're trying to get our guys to play harder and be more physical," McCarthy said Monday. "We've had some things where guys are trying to do it the right way, going with their shoulder and so forth. So when you do have a tight call, a gray-area hit, there's a little bit of Here we go again.' "This string of fines for the Packers began with a 21,000 hit to tight end Ryan Taylor for what the NFL deemed an illegal ...
BEST OF MAXIM
As we head into the stretch run of the regular season, the Green Bay Packers and head coach Mike McCarthy seem to be preparing for both Charles Woodson and Clay Matthews to return to the line up next week against the Bears. McCarthy wanted both Woodson (collarbone) and Matthews (hamstring) in pads doing a limited amount of banging around because the team will not be in pads next...
Green Bay Packers running back James Starks, wide receiver
Jordy Nelson and linebacker Clay Matthews were among the players missing from
Coach Mike McCarthy confirmed that Starks’ knee injury will
keep him out for multiple weeks. It was reported Tuesday that the running back
could potentially be sidelined for the season due to the knee injury he
The Green Bay Packers have ruled out wide receiver Jordy
Nelson, linebacker Clay Matthews, running back James Starks and safety Charles
Woodson for Sunday night’s game against the Detroit Lions, reports Tim
Twentyman of Lions.com.
LB Clay Matthews, WR Jordy Nelson, RB James Starks, DB Charles Woodson and DE C.J. Wilson all out Sunday for Packers
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman...
Packers receiver Jordy Nelson missed every practice this week and is out for Week 14 against Detroit.Fantasy Spin:Green Bay has plenty of depth in the receiving corps, particularly with the return of Greg Jennings, so this injury shouldn't affect Aaron Rodgers' performance too drastically - just Nelson's fantasy owners.
Packers’ fans can attain to the understatement that Mason Crosby has not been very good this year.
Detroit Lions (4-8) at Green Bay Packers (8-4)
This is a really interesting game. Earlier this week, I wrote about some of the parity related things that happen every single year and how those could be used to help predict games the rest of the way. The Lions are by far the likeliest candidate to be this year’s team that goes from in the playoffs to 5 wins or fewer. Only the Saints...
There is nothing better in the NFL than a division rivalry game.
Ok, so it can get a little better.
There is nothing better in the NFL than a division game that features one of the league’s most storied franchises, the Green Bay Packers.
And, lucky me, I will be at the great Lambeau Field this weekend when the Packers welcome the Detroit Lions to the Frozen Tundra.
However, I won’t...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Now that defensive end Everson Griffen has been fined, the Minnesota Vikings won't be any more pleased with the NFL over what it felt was a penalty on a clean play in last Sunday's loss to Green Bay.
The NFL announced Friday that Griffen will lose 15,750 for a roughing-the-passer penalty on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers late in the second quarter...
I think that game was also a little skewed because the Packers were on fire and the Texans were a...
The Green Bay Packers started off the season 2-3, but they went on a big winning streak and are now tied with the Chicago Bears for first place in the NFC North. The way we see it, they have a very good chance of residing solely in first after the weekend.
Click here to read the whole story on Larry Brown Sports...
Deliver a big hit — legal or not — and face the consequences. That’s basically what the NFL has become. No team knows that more than the Green Bay Packers.