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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When a team is built through the draft as well as the Green Bay Packers have been, it's inevitable that members of its front office are going to be in high demand.
According to a tweet from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Packers director of football operations John Dorsey is interviewing for the vacant general manager position with the New York Jets this weekend. The Jets fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum earlier this week.
It was also mentioned that Dorsey has a "strong shot" to get offered the general manager job with the Kansas City Chiefs. However, as of Thursday night, the Chiefs still have Scott Pioli as their general manager. But if former Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid is hired as the new head coach in Kansas City as expected, it could usher in a change at general manager.
Last year, Reggie McKenzie, who had been the Packers' director of player personnel, was hired as general manager of the Oakland Raiders.
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For the second time in two weeks, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings, only this time the loser’s season is finished.
Because the Packers weren’t able to beat the Vikings last week in Minneapolis, the Vikings will now travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Packers in the first round of the playoffs.
The name of the game for the Packers defense is the same as...
When Greg Jennings' sister took to Twitter during last weekend's Packers-Vikings game to mercilessly criticize Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Packers fans immediately began to wonder what the rant might do to the NFL MVP's relationship with his two-time Pro Bowl receiver.
Apparently, not that much.
Jennings was left to explain why his sister called Rodgers the most...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson has no doubt he'll be healthy enough to play in Saturday night's playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Nelson, who suffered a knee injury in the regular-season finale, was able to take part in the team's entire Thursday practice.
"I feel good," Nelson said in the locker room.
It's also a near-certainty...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers rookie defensive lineman Jerel Worthy is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in Sunday's regular-season finale.
Worthy, a second-round pick by Green Bay (No. 51 overall), started four games this season and had 2.5 sacks, 14 tackles and one forced fumble.
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Packers receiver Jordy Nelson (knee) came back to practice on Wednesday after missing the Tuesday session.Fantasy Spin:The team still has some concerns after Nelson re-injured his knee Sunday against the Vikings but managed to play through it. Nelson had three catches for 87 yards and a score Sunday and is a key to the Packers' passing game. It bears watching to see if he can...
The Green Bay Packers have one of the most storied stadiums in NFL history.
From the likes of Bart Starr to Brett Favre, to today’s stars in Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews, there is a certain magic feel in the air when the Packers strap up for a home playoff game in the cold.
With such great history and great players, fans might safely assume that Packers players love to play...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers could have avoided this. They had control over the NFC's No. 2 seed, which would have given them a first-round bye to watch from home as four playoff teams get eliminated this weekend.
Instead, the Vikings beat Green Bay in the regular-season finale, earning a postseason spot for Minnesota and setting up a rematch between the NFC North rivals for...
Jason La Canfora tweeted that the Browns, while focused on the head coach, might also be interested in a cap/negotiator for their front office.
Also, Browns are focused on coaching search but on front office front, Seattle’s John Idzik (cap/negotiator) a hot name in CLE I hear
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) January 3, 2013
Idzik comes from a football line. His father ...
The Minnesota Vikings will play against the Green Bay Packers this Saturday in the opening round of the NFC playoffs. NBC will carry this game which has a 8 pm EST kickoff from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI.
These two teams met last Sunday in that game the Vikings upended the Packers to earn a playoff birth. The Packers lost out on a first round bye with that loss but will host...
Packers vs. Vikings: Keys to a Green Bay Victory
Rubber games come and go between two teams like the Packers and Vikings quite often, but none may play such a huge part in the history books as this Sunday’s Wildcard match up at Lambeau Field.
If all of this sounds vaguely familiar, you’re not alone. We went through this same scenario a week ago. Only to see the Vikings rally...
As all the sports world knows, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings for the second time in six days tomorrow evening on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field. The Packers won the first game several weeks ago, and the Vikes took the game on Sunday. This game? Well, it will be cold. But as Packer fans we hope that, in the end, the ViQueens feel much colder much longer...
Blair Walsh had a Pro Bowl season as a rookie. Mason Crosby was on the hot seat most of the year. In a rivalry that is often close, field goals could be vital and the weather could be an equalizer.