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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) --The Green Bay Packers sure look ready for the playoffs.
Aaron Rodgers threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, Ryan Grant scored twice and the Green Bay defense picked on Jake Locker early and often in a 55-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
It was the most points scored by the Packers since they put up the same number against Tampa Bay on Oct. 2, 1983, and their largest margin of victory since a 52-3 win over New Orleans on Oct. 9, 2005.
"It was important for us to go out and dominate the opponents late in the year," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "We have momentum going for us particularly what we've done over the last nine weeks, 10 weeks, so we wanted to take the next step as a football team and I felt we were able to accomplish that today."
The victory ensured the Packers (11-4) will be at least the NFC's No. 3 seed. They still have a shot at the No. 2 -- and the first-round bye that goes with it -- if Seattle ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants Randall Cobb off special teams. And soon.Cobb, Green Bay's leading receiver this season, was injured midway through the third quarter after fielding a punt during the Packers' 55-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon.After Cobb injured his right ankle, Green Bay's training staff assisted him...
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...
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. -- It was almost a shutout. It was the most points scored by the Packers since 1983. It was nearly the largest margin of victory for the franchise ever. This was exactly what Green Bay needed with the playoffs approaching.Handing out grades following the Packers' 55-7 win over the Titans:Passing Offense: AQuarterback Aaron Rodgers had good protection in the pocket...
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...
The Packers are in the playoffs, they just need some help to get a better slot.
The season is coming to a close and I'm sitting at 142-82. That's over .600 but I can do better.
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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 Green Bay Packers will hand the ball off to a familiar face in the Week 16 matchup against the Tennessee Titans, with Ryan Grant being declared as the team’s starting running back with Alex Green failing to receive medical clearance to return to action.
It was expected that Green would be relegated to the sidelines as a spectator after his concussion suffered from last week...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was the type of dominant performance that showed just how good the Packers can be. A 55-7 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon displayed a balanced offense that couldnt be stopped and an aggressive defense that controlled the game.
It was the most points scored by the franchise since 1983. Had it not been for a Tennessee touchdown in the final...
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.
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