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Getting a week off sounds great to the Green Bay Packers.
It's looking even better now, too.
The Packers moved up to the No. 2 seed in the NFC on Sunday with their 55-7 thrashing of the Tennessee Titans and Seattle's victory over San Francisco. Beat the Minnesota Vikings next weekend, and the Packers (11-4) can spend the first week of the playoffs parked on the couch.
''Everything happens for a reason. We have 11 wins because of what we've put into it and we're going to take whatever opportunity is in front of us,'' Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. ''We're going to play to win next week.''
The Vikings can consider themselves warned.
Aaron Rodgers threw for three touchdowns and ran for another against the Titans, Ryan Grant scored twice and the Packers made Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker look like a tackling dummy with seven sacks. It was the most points scored by the Packers since they put up the same number against Tampa ...
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Green Bay running back Alex Green "definitely" will return for Sunday's game against Minnesota in Minneapolis, coach Mike McCarthy said. Green missed last Sunday's 55-7 rout of the Tennessee Tians because of a concussion. He has rushed for 464 yards on 135 carries this season. "Alex Green, I was surprised that he wasn't available for Tennessee just...
The Green Bay Packers had to turn to a player from their past last week to handle the running back duties, Ryan Grant. Once again this season, injuries have take their toll on the Packers running backs, with different backs starting seemingly each week. Last week, Grant received the start due to the fact that Alex Green had not been medically cleared to play. Grant should be ready...
Green Bay tailback Alex Green (concussion) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against Minnesota, but coach Mike McCarthy says he will definitely be available, according to a Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel report.Fantasy Spin:Ryan Grant and Green will likely share the limited workload on the Packers' pass-first offense. Grant had 20 carries for 80 yards and two scores in...
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...
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...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Tennessee Titans broke a four-game losing streak last week against the New York Jets. But the Green Bay Packers are not the Jets. The Packers continued their surge to the playoffs, winning their fourth in a row and their ninth in the last 10 games with a 55-7 rout of the Titans on Sunday at Lambeau Field. When the San Francisco 49ers (10-4-1) lost the Seahawks...
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...
The 10-4 Green Bay Packers are set to take on the 5-9 Tennessee Titans in about 90 minutes' time. The weather in Wisconsin finally turned into a regular winter this last week. There was plenty of snowfall in Green Bay and surrounding areas Thursday. The team had to call for volunteer shovelers (who are paid $10 per hour, by the way) to help clear the snow from the seating areas...
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...
While Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson and tight
end Tom Crabtree have been ruled out for today’s game against the Tennessee
Titans, running back Alex Green is questionable to play.
Despite missing an entire week of practice after suffering a
concussion last weekend against the Chicago Bears, Green hasn’t been ruled out
for today’s matchup with the Titans. Missing...
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has said that the
return of safety Charles Woodson, wide receiver Jordy Nelson, running back Alex
Green and tight end Tom Crabtree are “imminent,” according to Tom Silverstein
of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
"I'm hopeful a lot of those guys can get back. But
we'll see," McCarthy said a day after beating Tennessee,...
The inactives are out for today's game at Lambeau Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Green Bay Packers, and there's some unexpected bad news for the Titans. First, the inactives:
GREEN BAY PACKERS: TE Tom Crabtree, RB Alex Green, WR Jordy Nelson, RB James Starks, CB Charles Woodson, DE C.J. Wilson, DE Jerel Worthy
TENNESSEE TITANS: C Kevin Matthews, LB Colin...