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The first of three Thanksgiving Day games gets underway when the Green Bay Packers travel to take on the Detroit Lions.
While the Packers (5-5) will be without quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Lions (6-5) are unlikely to take any pity on them as they look to get back on top in the NFC North.
Coverage of the game between the Packers and Lions will air on FOX beginning at 12:30 pm ET from Ford Field in Detroit, MI.
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The Odds: The Detroit Lions are a 6.5 point favorite against the Green Bay Packers. The over/under for this game is 49.5 total points.
Will the Lions feast on the Packers or will Green Bay prove to be a rude guest when it comes to Detroit?
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Aaron Rodgers told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman before Thursday’s game that he hopes to play on Dec. 8 against the Atlanta Falcons. According to ESPN, Rodgers told Holtzman that he is not completely certain that his fractured collarbone, which has not been X-rayed recently, is completely healed. The former league MVP said he is concerned about his […]
Even though Aaron Rodgers was back at practice today, it doesn’t mean he’ll play in Thursday’s Packers-Lions showdown.
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— Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) November 26, 2013
#Packers practice: Rodgers working, but doesn't mean he's cleared for contact. But we'll see...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to practice to the practice field on Tuesday, twenty-two days after he broke his collarbone, reports ESPN.com. Rodgers has been cleared by doctors to begin doing some on-field activities. He took part in all individual drills during the portion of practice open to the media. Rodgers reportedly worked with practice squad offensive...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since breaking his left collarbone 22 days earlier. However, the Green Bay Packers aren't getting their hopes up that the star quarterback will be medically cleared for the Thanksgiving matchup in Detroit.
"It does not look like Aaron is going to make it," coach Mike McCarthy said. "...
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman that he plans on playing in the Packers week 14 game against the Falcons.
Rodgers told Holtzman that he is not completely certain that his fractured collarbone, which has not been X-rayed recently, is completely healed. The former league MVP said he is concerned about his strength and...
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said megastar Aaron Rodgers is “not quite ready” to face the Lions in Detroit on Thanksgiving. The 29-year-old Rodgers, who suffered a broken collarbone during Green Bay’s 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears on November 4, was limited in Tuesday’s return to practice. “This is a medical decision, and he’s not quite ready,” said McCarthy...
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While Aaron Rodgers has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions, the Packer should see some help return to the football field.
On the defense, the Packers should see three players return. Johnny Jolly, Sam Shields and Nick Perry are all listed as probable after being out. Nick Perry has missed four consecutive games with a knee injury, while Shields...
Exit Aaron Rodgers for three weeks, and the NFC North has suddenly overtaken the NFC East as football's most up-for-grabs division.
Two of its three five-loss teams will try to further establish themselves Thursday when the Green Bay Packers visit the Detroit Lions with much more than a drumstick at stake.
The Packers' quarterback situation has mirrored the division'...
On Wednesday afternoon Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed that quarterback Aaron Rodgers would miss the team’s Thanksgiving Day clash with the Detroit Lions, and backup Matt Flynn will start in his place.
Flynn has taken all the starter reps this week and is the logical choice to start Thursday’s game.
Rodgers has been out for three weeks with a broken collarbone...
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Still trying to make sense of one of the toughest losses in his successful tenure as Green Bay Packers coach, Mike McCarthy made it clear what his struggling team must accomplish.
Speaking Friday morning, a day after the Packers were embarrassed 40-10 by the Detroit Lions, McCarthy feels the Packers must win their remaining four games.
''I would think so, yes,''...
You would think that the Green Bay Packers(5-5-1) being without their quarterback Aaron Rodgers against the Detroit Lions(6-5) on Thanksgiving would be a good thing for the Lions chances of winning. Not really, because you see, these Lions are fresh off a loss at home to the lowly Tampa Bay Buccaneers(3-8), 24-21, on Sunday.
Matt Flynn took the reps at quarterback with the first...
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Ruled Out: Aaron Rodgers (clavicle fracture), Johnathan Franklin (concussion), Tyvon Branch (ankle), Denarius Moore (shoulder), Justin Durant (hamstring), Sean Lee (hamstring)
LaMarr Woodley (calf): Woodley did not practice on Wednesday as he deals with a calf strain. Woodley is currently listed as doubtful and is not expected to play on Thursday...
It was almost two years ago that Matt Flynn took over for Aaron Rodgers in the regular season finale in Detroit against the Lions. Flynn set ablaze to Packer records by throwing for four hundred eighty yards and six touchdowns. Make no doubt about it, it was one of the finest displays of QB play the storied Packer franchise has ever seen -- and Matt Flynn has come back for an encore...