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Randall Cobb on slow contract talks: 'It is what it is'

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb has bounced back from an injury marred 2013 campaign to post his first 1,000 yard season of his career and it comes at the right time as his contract expires at the end of the season. Cobb figures to be a hot free agent target if the team chooses nolt to sign him, but the talented pass catcher said that he's not focused on money, just...
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Packers' front 5 helps keep offense humming

The Green Bay Packers keep absorbing the hits on the offensive line. But as far as the linemen are concerned, better that they take the blows than quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Front fives don't usually draw much attention. The Packers' highlight reel is typically filled with pinpoint passes from Rodgers to receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, and pinball runs by Eddie Lacy. But...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Amid first 1,000-yard season, Cobb says no Packers contract talks going on

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Randall Cobb is having the best season of his four-year NFL career. As it stands right now, it could also be his last season with the Green Bay Packers. With unrestricted free agency less than three months away, Cobb has not had any discussion of an extension with the team that drafted him 64th overall in 2011. "There's no contract talks that have been going on...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2014 Week 16 NFL Pick

Green Bay Packers (10-4) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12) The Packers haven’t been nearly the same team on the road this season. That was evident last week in a loss in Buffalo and it’s been evident all year as they’ve beaten just one team by more than 4 points on the road all season, relevant considering this line is all the way up at 10.5 On the season, they move the chains...
Via The Football Fan Spot
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Playoff scenarios

One week ago, the Green Bay Packers look destined to be the number one seed in the NFC.  After a loss to the Buffalo Bills, not only is the chance for the top spot gone, but the Packers playoff chances are no guarantee.  While the Packers are tied with the Detroit Lions for the NFC North lead, they are just one game ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles for the final wild card spot...
Via isportsweb.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cheesehead Radio: Gremlins in the Fuselage with ESPNWisconsin’s Bill Johnson

The Green Bay Packers took in on the chin last Sunday, and the Cheesehead Radio gang call out the cavalry with ESPNMilwaukee‘s Bill Johnson sitting in the CheeseyStudio to reassure us all that all is not lost in Packerland. The gang discuss what went wrong, dissect the offensive issues and special teams, and then go south of the border to wonder what went wrong with Jay Cutler...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Bucs in week 16

Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (10-4) look to get back on track as they travel to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12).  The game is scheduled to kickoff at noon CT from Raymond James Stadium with television coverage on FOX.  The Packers fell back to earth last week after they lost to the Buffalo Bills 21-13.  The Bucs, who are in line currently for the number one...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 things you didn't know about Packers' Jordy Nelson

You know the story, the football folktale about the Midwestern farm boy who overcame being perpetually overlooked, underrated and, of course, white, to becoming one of the best wide receivers in the NFL and among the greatest in Green Bay Packers history, and who still returns to Kansas every offseason to till the land. You know that because Nelson's narrative has become one of the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 16 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

New Injuries Eddie Lacy: While Lacy seems to have recovered from the bruised hip he sustained at the end of the Falcons game, Lacy again appears on the injury list this week with an eye injury.  Head coach Mike McCarthy stated during his press conference that Lacy’s eye injury did not occur during the game which would point to an infection like conjunctivitis (also known as pinkeye...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are any Green Bay Packers rookies among the 10 most disappointing of 2014?

This year’s rookie class is loaded with talent; all over the league, first-year players are performing at a high level, demonstrating that they’re going to be stars for years to come. But that’s not a 100 percent, across-the-board statement. Like in any draft, this year’s batch of newcomers has some players who haven’t been able to smoothly make the transition to the NFL...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Dec. 18 Packers mailbag:

It's time for this week's edition of Packers Mailbag . . . Q. Should The special teams coaches be worried about their jobs? -- Louie, Menomonie Q. What can the Packers do to fix the special teams problems? -- Dennis, Beloit Q. what is the problem with special teams? blocking, players or coaches or all of the above? -- Brody Q. What is up with special teams? why so many blunders?...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson Must Find Form for Green Bay vs Bucs

Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson have both been spectacular this season. There is no question about that. But there is also no question that both Rodgers and Nelson played their worst games of the season in Week 15 against the Buffalo Bills and with the Green Bay Packers facing a must win in Week 16 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it’s time for the most dynamic quarterback-receiver...
Via The Packers Guru
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.C. Tretter looking to bounce back after Buffalo debacle

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman J.C. Tretter has to be wondering if there wasn't bad luck, would there be any luck at all. Tretter missed his first NFL season (2013) due to a broken ankle, however, he was tabbed to be the team's starting center in the 2014 offseason until Tretter fractured his left knee in preseason action against the Oakland Raiders. The team placed him...
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Corey Linsley: Why Green Bay Packers’ Top Rookie Should Get to Pro Bowl

Ted Thompson has made a lot of great draft picks. But when it comes to the offensive line, Corey Linsley may be the best pick he’s ever made. Linsley, a fifth-round selection out of Ohio State, was thrust into the starting lineup in Week One thanks to an injury to J.C. Tretter, who the Packers had groomed all off season to be their starter. It was thought that Linsley would have...
Via The Packers Guru
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers Lose A Legend – Fuzzy Thurston

The Packers lost a legend when Fred “Fuzzy” Thurston died at age 80. I , along with many others, lost a part of my childhood and a personal hero. Like many who do not remember the Lombardi Era, I came to know about Fuzzy Thurston by reading ‘Instant Replay’ . Jerry Kramer’s stories of Fuzzy never failed to make me smile. He sounded so positive, and ebullient. Almost too...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packing the Stats: Detailed Look at Packers at Home versus on the Road

It is no secret that the Green Bay Packers have played better football at Lambeau Field than on the road. Taking a look at the stats on how the Packers offense and defense have performed, as well turnover stats, at home and on the road shows just how much better the Packers have been in Lambeau.   The Basic Stats: Scoring:  HomeRoad Points Scored41.121.1 Points Allowed20.426...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers traveling to Tampa Bay drives up Bucs ticket prices

Few head coaches know the Green Bay Packers better than Lovie Smith. Smith wasn’t brought into Tampa Bay to beat the green and gold like he was when he was with the Bears, but that’s exactly what he and his Buccaneers will set out to do in week 16. Tampa Bay’s season is all but lost as they enter the week at just 2-12, but at this point it’s about building momentum for 2015...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle Radio: Packers Bills Redux

No Huddle Radio is back to talk about last week’s Packers – Bill battle. To help with that, we bring on guest host Michelle Bruton of Bleacher Report and special guest Bart Winkler, host of Mornings with Bart on K107.1 in the Fox Valley to discuss the game. No Huddle Radio is a part of the Packers Talk Radio Network, serving up enough weekly podcasts to satisfy the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle Radio – Packers Shuffle Off to Buffalo and… Thud!

Looking to win out and secure at the least the #2 playoff seed, the Packers turn in a real clunker of a game. It was a horendous, mistake filled performance in which even MVP candidate Aaron Rodgers looked more like Jay Cutler than Payton Manning. (Ouch – it hurt just to write that) Your hosts Jason Perone, Cory Jennerjohn and Michelle Bruton examine what went wrongfor the Packers...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers already planning for playoffs, pick six postseason captains

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No, the Green Bay Packers haven't clinched a postseason spot yet. But as head coach Mike McCarthy looked for ways to get his team into a playoff mindset, he decided to project ahead two weeks. Votes were cast and the Packers picked their six postseason captains, even though they're still a win and some help away from locking in a spot. The players chose Aaron Rodgers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers announce playoff captains before clinching spot

No matter when — or if — the Packers take the field this postseason, they’ve hand-picked leaders to represent them. Coach Mike McCarthy announced Wednesday that the team has chosen six playoff captains, voted on by the players, to represent the offense (Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson), defense (Julius Peppers, Morgan Burnett) and special teams (Randall Cobb, Jarrett Bush), according...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: We’d have problems if Packers’ OC ripped me

            Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers can’t believe that Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer admitted last Monday to his players that he’d been an anonymous source in a report by NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport in which he criticized Jay Cutler. “I would have...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers QB blasts Bears OC Aaron Kromer: 'I would have a major problem if somebody said something like that'

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers sounded off regarding Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer after learning the coach revealed to his players that he'd been an anonymous source in a report by NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. That included a dress down of current Bears signal caller Jay Cutler, something Rodgers said he would have a 'major problem' with what...
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Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ 1-32 quarterback ranking could be disputed

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Aaron Rodgers Says Packers Should Re-Sign WR Randall Cobb

  Packers QB Aaron Rodgers plainly stated on his ESPN Milwaukee radio show that it is “important” for the Packers to re-sign impending free agent WR Randall Cobb. Rodgers praised Cobb, adding that he is a “great teammate“, “a developing leader” and someone who exemplifies “what it means to be a Packer.” Green Bay has been employing Cobb in a variety of different...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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