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The defense is giving up big chunks of yardage - again. Injuries are piling up. Even the offense, which has carried the Green Bay Packers the last two years, is suspect.
A year after opening the season 13-0, the Packers are in danger of letting the season get away from them. At 2-3 (yes, that includes that loss in Seattle that wasn't really a loss), they face something of a must-win game Sunday night when they play the unbeaten Houston Texans.
''It's a bit too early'' to say that, defensive tackle B.J. Raji said. ''A lot of the talk - people are used to seeing us win, and they're never used to seeing us in this position. It's just human for most people to think it's a must-win game.
''It's a big one,'' Raji added. ''We want to have it, and hopefully we can come out with something good.''
The Packers' early struggles may seem like a shock, coming just two years after their Super Bowl run and on th...
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The Green Bay Packers look to get back to their winning ways this weekend in a tough matchup against the undefeated Houston Texans.Both teams are coming off weeks in which they received bad news regarding key players and injuries.Green Bay found out that Cedric Benson will be out a majority of the season and could possibly be out for the entire season. The Houston Texans found...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers running back Cedric Benson has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a Lisfranc injury to his left foot Sunday. But unlike previous NFL seasons, Benson will have a chance to get back on the field later this year due to a new league rule that allows each team to designate one player for a possible return.
With Benson being given that designation...
Im sure all football fans can agree that Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hasnt been looking like themselves and if you dont think so, Rodgers agrees that he himself hasnt been playing his best football. Our friends over at ProfootballZone.com has a snippet of Rodgers interview with 540 AM in Milwaukee via NFL.com: “I set the bar high and I expect to play at a higher level...
According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Alex Green will get the first crack at the Green Bay Packers’ starting running back job while Cedric Benson is out.Packers head coach Mike McCarthy also confirmed that they’ll ride the hot hand between both Green and James Starks.
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, but a "designated to return" tag was added, which means he might be back this season. Benson sprained his left foot in Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts, and by being placed on injured reserve, he must sit out eight games. He's eligible to return in Week 14 against...
Packers WR Greg Jennings Expected To Miss Week 6 -
Although he’s yet to completely rule himself out for Sunday’s game versus the Texans, Packers’ WR Greg Jennings (groin) is not expected to play in Week 6. “I’ve kept things the same, making sure I don’t rush it back like I did before,” Jennings said. Still in shutdown mode, Jennings has not even tried running at full...
Jermichael Finley has little doubt about his playing status this weekend.
''I'm feeling good about Sunday,'' the Green Bay Packers tight end said Friday.
The outlook for some of Finley's teammates is not so rosy.
Green Bay (2-3), which has been rocked by injuries early in the season, will be missing another starter when it faces the unbeaten Texans (5-0...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The relationship between Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and tight end Jermichael Finley frequently boils down to one word: chemistry.
In Finley's mind, chemistry between the two is often directly related to his personal statistics and those of the offense as a whole. With Green Bay's 2-3 record and an offense ranked 21st in the NFL in total yards and...
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers talks about the state of his season; plus injury reports and much, much more from a newsworthy Wednesday at Lambeau Field.
Top receiver Greg Jennings said more than once Thursday that "time will tell" how soon he can get back on the field after coping with a nagging groin injury the last two weeks. Coach Mike McCarthy is hoping the timing of the Packers' next game, Sunday night at the unbeaten Houston Texans, will work to the benefit of his injury-plagued team. McCarthy stressed Thursday...