Falcons roll over Packers 44-21 to reach Super
Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl appearance in
franchise history after routing the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the
NFC championship game.
Matt Ryan threw for four touchdowns, including a 73-yard
catch-and-run for a highlight-reel score by star receiver Julio
Jones. The defense played just as crucial a role in containing
quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' offense.
WR Jordy Nelson working way back from broken ribs
BAY Jordy Nelson is slowly making his way back from broken ribs,
though the Green Bay Packers' top receiver is far from sure about
his chances of playing in the NFC championship game in Atlanta.
Nelson returned to practice on a limited
basis on Wednesday after missing last week's win against Dallas.
Coach Mike McCarthy said earlier in the day that Nelson would focus
on rehab work.
Rodgers leads Packers past rallying Cowboys, 34-31 01-15-2017
ARLINGTON, Texas This
time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers. Call
it a "Half Mary" from Aaron Rodgers.
WR Jordy Nelson to sit out practice midweek 01-10-2017
GREEN BAY Wide
receivers for the Green Bay Packers are trained to handle any
position so that anyone can easily slide into a new slot because of
an injury, or if coach Mike McCarthy likes a matchup. That
versatility will come in handy for the Packers if Jordy Nelson
misses the divisional-round playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys
this weekend because of a rib injury.
Pass game options grow for Packers in playoff push
GREEN BAY The options for quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the Green Bay Packers' passing game are growing at just the right time.
It's not just Jordy Nelson making the big plays as the Packers roll into an NFC playoff game on Sunday against the New York Giants with a six-game winning
Packers beat Lions 31-24 to win NFC North 01-01-2017
DETROIT Aaron Rodgers threw
three of his four touchdown passes in the second half, lifting the
Green Bay Packers to an NFC North-winning 31-24 victory over the
Detroit Lions on Sunday night. Detroit's Matthew Stafford connected
with Anquan Boldin for a 35-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds
left, but the Packers recovered the onside kick and Rodgers had only
to kneel once to seal the victory.
Rodgers the Prophet: Packers 1 win away 12-31-2016
A victory in Detroit on Sunday gives Green Bay another NFC North title and makes Aaron Rodgers a prophet.
The Packers-Lions prime-time showdown highlights Week 17 in the NFL.
It'll be a win-or-go-home game for both teams if the Redskins beat the Giants earlier in the afternoon. Unless they tie, in which case both the Packers and Lions get in.
Packers-Lions outcome will determine plenty for playoffs
Here's why the NFL switched the Green Bay-Detroit showdown to prime time: the loser could be staying home for the playoffs.
get extra days of rest ahead of Lions showdown12-27-2016
GREEN BAY The Green
Bay Packers are guaranteed to have at least one advantage over the
Lions when the NFC North rivals play for the division title to close
the regular season.
T.J. Lang gets long-awaited Pro Bowl nod 12-23-2016
GREEN BAY A bright green folder waiting for
T.J. Lang at his locker after practice contained information for a possible vacation to Florida at the end of January.
If all goes as planned for Lang, the Packers offensive lineman won't have to go to the Pro Bowl in Orlando because Green Bay will be getting ready for the Super Bowl the following week.
Packers' options grow, starting with renewed running game
GREEN BAY An athletic tight end added to the passing game. Deep balls turned into game-changing plays.
And in the backfield, a former receiver has turned into a breakaway threat on the ground.
beat Bears 30-27 after Rodgers' big pass to Nelson
CHICAGO Aaron Rodgers hit
Jordy Nelson with a 60-yard pass to set up Mason Crosby's 32-yard
field goal as time expired to lift the Green Bay Packers to a 30-27
victory over the Bears in one of the coldest games ever played in
Chicago on Sunday afternoon.
through injuries, surging Packers get December jolt 12-13-2016
Three straight wins are nice for the Green Bay Packers, but don't
start talking to coach Mike McCarthy about postseason possibilities
until they get to 10 victories. To do that, they need to win their
final three regular-season games. "If you get 10 wins, then
let's talk about the playoffs. Until then, it's all white
noise," McCarthy said Monday.
is back: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay rout Seahawks 38-10
GREEN BAY, Wis. Aaron
Rodgers passed for 246 yards and three touchdowns and the Green Bay
Packers routed the Seattle Seahawks 38-10 on Sunday. Seattle's
Russell Wilson threw a career-high five interceptions and the
Packers (7-6) won their third straight game to keep their playoff
LB Nick Perry out vs Seattle with hand injury 12-08-2016
BAY The Packers' banged-up defense has taken another hit with
linebacker Nick Perry ruled out for Sunday's game against the
Seattle Seahawks with what coach Mike McCarthy called a
"significant hand injury."
DT Mike Pennel gets 2nd 4-game suspension of season 12-07-2016
BAY Green Bay defensive tackle Mike Pennel has been suspended
for the last four games of the regular season for violating the
NFL's substance-abuse policy after serving a four-game ban to start
the year. Pennel
will be eligible to return if the Packers (6-6) make the playoffs.
The team said it wouldn't comment further on Tuesday's announcement.
defense shows improvement despite injuries 12-06-2016
BAY With so much potentially at stake for the Green Bay Packers
in the final month of the season, Clay Matthews is testing his
tolerance for pain. "(I'm)
a little sore," Matthews said Monday, as he made a brief
appearance in the locker room
get back to .500, beat Texans 21-13
GREEN BAY, Wis. Aaron Rodgers threw
for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the Green Bay Packers pulled
away from the Houston Texans with two fourth-quarter touchdowns for
a 21-13 win Sunday to get back to .500. The Packers (6-6) weathered
snowy conditions at Lambeau Field, making just enough plays on the
cold turf to even their record for the first time since they were
4-4 after losing to Indianapolis on Nov. 6.
Rodgers tosses 2 TDs, Packers beat Eagles 27-13
PHILADELPHIA Aaron Rodgers
threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams and the Green Bay
Packers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-13 Monday night to snap a
four-game losing streak.
Redskins light up Packers in high-flying 42-24 rout 11-20-2016
LANDOVER, Md. Kirk Cousins went deep late
and often, throwing for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead the
Washington Redskins to a 42-24 victory over the free-falling Green
Bay Packers on Sunday night.
McCarthy looks to get Packers out of 3-game tailspin 11-15-2016
BAY The Green Bay Packers are going through arguably one of the
most challenging periods of coach Mike McCarthy's tenure.
They've lost three
straight games to fall under .500.
score 21 points in 1st quarter, rout Packers 47-25
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Marcus
Mariota threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns and the Tennessee
Titans routed the Green Bay Packers 47-25 Sunday. Five different
Titans scored a touchdown in the first half as Tennessee put
together its best scoring performance this season with 35 points.
up: McCarthy hopes to get Packers going vs Titans
BAY If the Green Bay Packers did indeed experience an energy
shortage during last week's loss to the Indianapolis Colts and
Mike McCarthy did his best to walk back that narrative in the days
following the defeat their coach does not believe that will be a
Todman power Colts, before D holds off Packers 31-26
GREEN BAY, Wis. Frank Gore
rushed for two touchdowns, Jordan Todman had a tone-setting 99-yard
return on the opening kickoff and the Indianapolis Colts held on
late for a 31-26 win on Sunday over the Green Bay Packers.
rally to beat Packers 33-32 on Sanu's TD catch
ATLANTA Matt Ryan threw an
11-yard touchdown pass to Mohamed Sanu with 31 seconds remaining,
rallying the Atlanta Falcons to a 33-32 victory over Aaron Rodgers
and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. The Falcons (5-3) snapped a
two-game losing streak, driving 75 yards for the winning score after
Rodgers put the Packers (4-3) ahead with his fourth TD pass of the
get RB Knile Davis up to speed for Falcons 10-27-2016
BAY A full week of practice could help newly acquired running
back Knile Davis get up to speed in the Green Bay Packers'
injury-depleted backfield. And
a swelling-reducing glove may help rookie Don Jackson contribute,
down another cornerback after Randall has surgery 10-26-2016
BAY As the Green Bay Packers went back to work Tuesday after an
extended break, they started to prepare for a big matchup with a
diminished secondary. Coach
Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday that cornerback Damarious Randall,
who had been sidelined with a groin injury, underwent surgery and is
out this week.
fill in well for Packers in battered backfield 10-22-2016
BAY Get used to seeing wide receivers in the backfield for the
Green Bay Packers, at least while they wait for their injured
running backs to return. The
Packers already used the look at times as a wrinkle with Randall
Cobb and Ty Montgomery. They leaned on the scheme heavily in the
26-10 win on Thursday night over the Chicago Bears.
throws 3 TD passes, Packers beat Bears 26-10 10-20-2016
GREEN BAY, Wis. Aaron
Rodgers threw for 326 yards and three touchdowns, Davante Adams and
Ty Montgomery emerged as playmakers in the second half and the Green
Bay Packers beat the offensively challenged Chicago Bears 26-10 on
Thursday night. Rodgers was 39 of 56, setting a franchise record for
completions in a game in the Packers' first contest without injured
running back Eddie Lacy.