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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Friday he has benched five-time Pro Bowler Jeff Saturday.
Saturday signed as a free agent with the Packers in March after Scott Wells signed with the St. Louis Rams. He started all 14 games at center this season.
Saturday was asked to evaluate himself.
"I've graded out well," said Saturday, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. "You win 10 games, you win the division. So I've got no complaints with that."
The versatile Evan Dietrich-Smith moves into the starting lineup against the Tennessee Titans with Saturday's demotion.
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The Green Bay Packers have decided to bench veteran center Jeff Saturday in favor of Evan Dietrich-Smith, which shouldn’t be a surprise since they’re a team that’s always looking for younger players to make an impact. At the podium Friday, coach Mike McCarthy said Evan Dietrich-Smith would start at center against the Tennessee Titans. And moments later at his locker, five-time...
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Packers center Jeff Saturday has been benched in favor of Evan Dietrich-Smith.
“We’re at two totally different points in our career,” Saturday said. “His is on the up ramp, mine is on the way out.”
Saturday, 37, has not been playing up to his normal high level this season. Pro Football Focus ranks him 30th among 37 centers who have played at...
Does center Jeff Saturday regret not following Peyton Manning to Denver now that the Broncos are riding high and he just got benched?
The veteran Pro Bowl center was given the hook on Friday to make way for the emergence of Evan Dietrich-Smith at that position. Saturday comments on the move came across as diplomatic yet disappointed.
Saturday is not the only Packers veteran...
After wrapping up the division title last week, the Green Bay Packers will look to get closer to getting the number two seed in the NFC when they take on the Tennessee Titans Sunday afternoon.
The Packers are heavy favorites in this game and because they still have a lot to play for, they should be giving this game their all.
Green Bay’s defense should have an easy time slowing...
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy thinks that RB James Starks will be ready for the postseason, accordng to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
“That’s what the medical staff is telling me,” McCarthy said. “Starks’ situation is to hopefully get him back for the playoffs. That was a decision that was made a few weeks ago.”
Starks has a bone bruise...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Defensive coordinator Dom Capers made it sound like injured Packers defensive back Charles Woodson would play in the team's regular-season finale next weekend.
Woodson wasn't so sure about that.But one thing is certain: Woodson, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, will miss his eighth consecutive game Sunday with a collarbone injury."I don't feel...
GREEN BAY, Wis. A foot of snow accumulating Thursday and blizzard conditions throughout northern and central Wisconsin will once again give Green Bay Packers fans an opportunity to shovel out Lambeau Field.
On Friday morning, by which time the snow is expected to stop falling, the Packers are asking for up to 600 fans (ages 15 and up) to help remove the snow from the stadium.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Randall Cobb is only 456 yards away from history. The Packers' talented second-year wide receiver, kick and punt returner has a realistic chance to become the NFL's single-season leader for all-purpose yards.
After a career-high 115 receiving yards in Sunday's win over the Chicago Bears, plus 37 kick-return yards, Cobb's season total for all-purpose...
Packers receiver Jordy Nelson (hamstring) didn't practice again Thursday and seems doubtful for Sunday. SOURCE: Pete Dougherty, Green Bay Press-GazetteFantasy Spin:Nelson (46-658-6) has missed the last two games and most of Week 13 due to a hamstring injury. Even if he can get things together for Sunday's game, he'll be difficult to trust with Randall Cobb, Greg Jennings...
The Green Bay Packers are looking for help.
The NFL's only publicly owned team is asking for as many as 600 people to clear snow from Lambeau Field on Friday. The first big storm of the winter has already dumped 6 inches of snow on northeastern Wisconsin, with up to a foot expected before it tapers off. The Packers host the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
Shovelers need to be at...
The Week 16 matchup is the fantasy football championship for many league owners, meaning that the entire season all comes down to one single weekend. Many leagues have more than just pride at stake, with a rather large prize payout going to the winner. With that being said, can you feel comfortable going with an old school nostalgic feeling and start Green Bay Packers running back...
The Packers are in the playoffs, they just need some help to get a better slot.
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Charles Woodson will miss his ninth consecutive game on Sunday but vows he'll be ready, whether it's next week against Minnesota or the playoffs. That and more as the Packers get ready for Tennessee.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter (Insider), should Rams RB Steven Jackson decide to void his contract and become a free agent following the season, the Green Bay Packers could be a potential suitor for the veteran running back.
“The Packers have always been interested in Jackson and now that his contract is up, it would make some sense for Green Bay to take a look,” writes...