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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers defensive lineman C.J. Wilson arrived at Lambeau Field on Sunday morning excited for the regular-season home opener. That was until the fourth-year veteran got into the locker room and found out that -- despite having a clean bill of health -- he was not going to be in uniform against Washington.
"It was very disappointing," Wilson told FOXSportsWisconsin.com this week.
The Packers' decision to make him inactive for the game was especially confusing to Wilson because everyone had told him that he put together the best training camp of his career. He thought so, too.
"This year, I had my best camp, I did, and I feel like my best football is ahead of me," Wilson said. "I feel like I had a great camp."
Wilson, 26, had several coaches pull him aside Sunday to try to keep him from getting discouraged. They explained to him that it was just about the numbers and that Green Bay didn't expect to play a lot of its...
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Running back Eddie Lacy and tight end Jermichael Finley were among the many players that were held out of Wednesday’s practice for the Packers.
#Packers DNPs: CB Jarrett Bush, RB Eddie Lacy, CB Casey Hayward, FB John Kuhn, TE Jermichael Finley. S Morgan Burnett looked very limited.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's only Week 3 of the regular season, but the Green Bay Packers are already on Plan C at running back. With DuJuan Harris on injured reserve and Eddie Lacy recovering from a concussion, the Packers are turning to James Starks as their new starter in the backfield.
After Starks' 132-yard rushing performance Sunday against Washington, though, Plan C doesn...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With just one more game until the bye week -- yeah, it's really early this season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talked about his wide receivers, topping a record-setting performance and how to knock off the Cincinnati Bengals' defense.
Here are five question-and-answer highlights from the interview with Rodgers:
1. What do you do for an...
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The Packers could have won in San Francisco and they bounced back to demolish the Redskins at home. Aaron Rodgers is playing incredible football right now, completing 55 of 79 (69.6%) for 813 yards (10.3 YPA), 7 touchdowns, and 1 interception (which wasn’t his fault), while leading the Packers to 51 first downs to 9 punts. While the Redskins defense isn’t very good...
According to Jason Wilde of ESPNWisconsin.com, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said James Starks "will get the starting opportunity this week" against the Bengals.Fantasy Spin:Eddie Lacy is expected to miss Sunday's game with a concussion so he can get several weeks of rest (Green Bay has a Week 4 bye). Starks is a solid flex option Sunday, even against Cincinnati's...
It always takes a few weeks for the muddy waters of a new NFL season to settle. So far through two weeks of the 2013 regular season — much like we saw in 2011 after the lockout — defenses around the league are struggling to find their sea legs, perhaps due to new rules that […]The post CQBR: Aaron Rodgers reigns supreme in Week 2 by Rourke Douglas Decker appeared first on Water...
We've been waiting several days now to find out what sort of punishment awaits Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather after he knocked out Packers running back Eddie Lacy and then subsequently knocked himself out when he hit James Starks. Now we know: a league sources tells CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora Meriweather's been fined $42000 by the NFL for a blow to the head...
Green Bay Packers fans have to feel good coming off last Sunday's romp over the Washington Redskins. The only downside was the loss of rookie RB Eddie Lacy to a concussion on his one and only carry of the day. Of course, the flip side was that replacement James Starks romped to the tune of 132 yards. That was sweet!While some pundits are suggesting that this Sunday's game...
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Last week against the Washington Redskins, the Green Bay Packers proved they were the better team, shredding the Redskins’ defense through the air and on the ground. A dominating win like that can build a ton of momentum for future weeks. This week, the Packers travel to Cincinnati to take on the 2-0 Bengals. The...
When writers, talking heads, columnists, and fans (especially fans to the south and west of Wisconsin’s borders) predicted doom and gloom and the playoffs missed this season, I didn’t understand. I still don’t. I touched on this a little but, but here’s the deal, folks: the Packers don’t lose at home and they don’t lose division games. The Packers are going to go...
Though both the Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals discovered a running game last week, this matchup could easily turn into an aerial shootout.
A.J. Green, Andy Dalton and the Bengals try to keep up with Aaron Rodgers and maybe the league's best receiving corps as Green Bay's top-ranked offense heads to Cincinnati on Sunday.
Whereas it appears the Bengals offense...