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Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones suspended one game

Green Bay Packers defensive end Datone Jones will not be on the field for the first game of the 2015 season, according to Marc Sessler of Around The NFL. Jones has been suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The third-year pass-rusher will miss Green Bay's Week 1 matchup with the Chicago Bears and will be eligible to return on Sept. 20, when the Packers face...
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Letroy Guion likely next, DLs thin for season opener

With the one-game suspension handed down to Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Datone Jones on Thursday, the team now will likely be losing another lineman for their season opener against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 13th. Letroy Guion has yet to be suspended for his arrest last year on marijuana charges. Charges were eventually thrown out after he paid a fine, but given the league...
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League hits Packers DL Datone Jones with 1-game ban

As part of a sweeping discipline on 4 players Thursday, Green bay Packers defensive lineman Datone Jones got off the easiest. Jone received a one-game suspension from the league for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, while the others all were hit with four games, according to The 24-year-old, who had 22 tackles and 1.5 sacks (in 13 games) in 2014, will miss...
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Packers DE Datone Jones Suspended 1 Game

The NFL announced Thursday that Packers former first-round DE Datone Jones has been suspended one game for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Jones is among four NFL players who have had suspensions announced on Thursday, so it appears as though the NFL has decided to announce all of these bans at the ...The post Packers DE Datone Jones Suspended 1 Game...
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Packers jump Seahawks as favorites to win Super Bowl

The Green Bay Packers were a botched onside kick recovery away from going to the Super Bowl last season, but that won't stop Las Vegas from naming the Packers early favorites to get to the big game and win. According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Bovada SportsBook, Las Vegas has adjusted the odds to win the 2016 Super Bowl and the Packers have jumped the Seahawks as front...
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Is Offense Enough for the Green Bay Packers?

The Green Bay Packers are relying heavily on Clay Matthews to make their defense championship calibre again (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images). The 2015/2016 season is approaching fast. This season, like last one, should be jam-PACKed with excitement for Green Bay fans. The team is coming into the season with the consensus #1 offensive unit in the entire league...
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Carl Bradford and Khyri Thornton could be roster casualties for the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers had to improve at every level going into the 2014 NFL Draft and by the end of the fourth round, they had drafted a player at each level of the defense. While first round pick HaHa Clinton-Dix looks like a future star at safety, the other two defensive players selected before the fifth round did not fair so well. Khyri Thornton, a pick many thought was a reach...
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NFL Notes: Odell Beckham, Packers, & Titans

Odell Beckham The Rockland Boulders of the Can-Am professional baseball league have offered Giants WR Odell Beckham a rookie contract. ( Packers Despite outplaying fifth-round QB Brett Hundley in offseason workouts, Rob Demovsky writes that Matt Blanchard is unlikely to make the final roster cuts in Green Bay. Devomsky projects both fullbacks John Kuhn and ...The post NFL...
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LB Sam Barrington hopes to call signals for Green Bay Packers defense

Heading into his third NFL season, linebacker Sam Barrington wants to make a larger impact for the Green Bay Packers' defense. Ready to step out of a specialized role, Barrington told Packers senior writer Mike Spofford that he aims to be an every-down linebacker that calls the defensive signals."I kind of hope for it," said Barrington, via the official website of the Green Bay Packers...
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Put Another Ring On It

Winning Super Bowl 50 would obviously make Packers fans extremely happy. But another ring would mean even more to Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers. It would place the GM and the coach on a path to Canton and it would make the QB a legend. Here’s a closer look at why winning a second championship is so important to the 3 leaders of the Pack: THOMPSON – Ron Wolf made...
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Where Will Green Bay Packers’ WRs Land on Depth Chart?

One of the most intriguing position battles that the Green Bay Packers will be paying attention to heading into training camp is where the wide receivers will fit on the roster. The team is not too far removed from losing Greg Jennings, Donald Driver and James Jones over the course of two seasons. But now, Green Bay once again finds itself with an abundance of talented receivers...
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Reasons why the Packers will (or won't) be playing in Super Bowl 50

The Packers were five minutes away from Super Bowl XLIX. They have the NFL's reigning Most Valuable Player at quarterback. They lost no key offensive contributors since last season. Yes, Green Bay is set up well to once again make a serious run in 2015. But will it result in a trip to Super Bowl 50? Or will the Packers lose yet another year of Aaron Rodgers' prime? There will be...
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Early Predictions for the Packers Hottest Preseason Position Battles

The Packers preseason is the perfect opportunity for many rookies and other young players to put themselves into the starting lineup. It is also the chance for some players to make the roster and chase their dreams of playing in the NFL. Here are five prediction for the Packers preseason roster battles. Prediction #1 – Aaron Ripkowki Replaces John Kuhn John Kuhn’s time in...
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Brett Favre dons Packers jersey, says, 'I think I could still play'

For the first time in what must have felt like an eternity for Brett Favre — and perhaps Green Bay Packers backers — the legendary quarterback at long last donned the jersey of the team with which he rose to the status of NFL icon, something that at certain points over the past handful of...Read More The post Brett Favre dons Packers jersey for first time since 2008 on SI cover...
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5 Bold Predictions for Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in 2015

Aaron Rodgers has proved himself to be the best quarterback in the NFL, and there aren’t many fans or analysts that will argue against that statement. He is the reigning league MVP, and is still stinging from their heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game last season. Looking ahead to 2015, he is ready to get his team back to that point...
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3 best Green Bay Packers’ fantasy football names

Any Green Bay Packers fan will be smart to draft some of their team’s favorite players. Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy and Jordy Nelson are among the elite players at their respective positions in the NFL, hence it’s critical that you try to load up on them. But what’s a fantasy championship (if you’re a Packers fan,) without an awesome team name? If you’re stuck, check out...
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Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn showcase sword fighting skills

Aaron Rodgers and longtime girlfriend Olivia Munn are spending their free time honing their martial arts skills, as evidenced by a video posted to Instagram by the actress on Sunday. With training camp only about a month away, the Green Bay Packers quarterback clearly is utilizing unorthodox — but perhaps effective — means to keep...Read More The post Aaron Rodgers and Olivia...
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Green Bay Packers: Why Davante Adams will have a breakout year in 2015

In the second round of last year’s NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers selected wide receiver Davante Adams out of Fresno State.  Adams’ teammate at Fresno State, quarterback Derek Carr, got a majority of attention with the numbers he put up, which made him a potential first round pick.  However, Adams did break some receiving records at Fresno, which made him a great steal in...
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Green Bay Packers: Offense to be better in 2015

Adams accumulated eight receptions for 124 yards in last year’s postseason With the re-signing of Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga this offseason, the Green Bay Packers are returning every major contributor from last year’s offense. Although the players will be the same, one player in particular will stand out and look different from last year, second year player Davante Adams...
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Ladarius Gunter Hopes to Make Mark with Green Bay Packers

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images Many college football players dream of hearing their name read by the commissioner at the NFL Draft. Whether it’s at the venue or back at home, strong players sit anxious, hoping to hear their names called. This scenario did not happen for Ladarius Gunter, a secondary defensive player for Miami (Fl.). His name was not called in Chicago during this year’s...
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Randall Cobb's time for superstardom has arrived

One of the biggest stories of the offseason was Randall Cobb choosing to re-sign with the Green Bay Packers. He did so despite receiving bigger money offers from other teams, and showed that he was a loyal player with a desire to compete for championships. Cobb has been considered one of the league’s star receivers over the past few seasons, but has widely been thought of as...
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Aaron Rodgers celebrated with Sam Dekker after NBA draft

Aaron Rodgers was one of the most visible cheerleaders of the Wisconsin Badgers during their impressive Final Four run last season, and his support continued on Thursday night at the NBA Draft. After former Wisconsin star Sam Dekker was taken by the Houston Rockets with the 18th overall pick, Rodgers tossed on a Rockets hat...Read More
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Aaron Rodgers, girlfriend Olivia Munn reportedly ‘on the rocks’

The relationship between Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn is “on the rocks” according to a new report. Life & Style magazine says Rodgers and Munn, who have been dating for a little over a year, have been having many fights lately, leading the Packers quarterback looking for a way out. They say the 34-year-old actress...Read More
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Will TE Andrew Quarless step up for the Packers in 2015?

Andrew Quarless isn’t the first name that comes to mind when thinking about the targets that Green Bay Packers’ superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers has to throw to. Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson and even Davante Adams come to mind before the starting tight end does. That being said, Green Bay is going to need Quarless to step through and come up with a big season in 2015. Last season...
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Green Bay Packers Benefit from McCarthy’s Coaching Changes

Earlier this offseason, the Green Bay Packers underwent the biggest change to the offensive coaching staff in the Mike McCarthy era. McCarthy gave play-calling duties to new associate head coach Tom Clements, marking the first time in his career as head coach that McCarthy will not call offensive plays. McCarthy was the subject of much criticism following Green Bay’s fourth quarter...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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