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Mike McCarthy Likely Sticking with Dom Capers as Green Bay Packers’ Defensive Coordinator
January 8th, 2014 at 3:52 PM
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy held his end of the season press conference on Wednesday and made it unofficially clear to reporters that the Packers wouldn't make any significant changes in the coaching staff before next season, specifically with Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers. "Dom Capers is an outstanding football...

Green Bay Packers 101 Special: 2013 NFL Playoff Predictions
January 3rd, 2014 at 4:11 PM
Last season, NFL fans were shocked to see the Baltimore Ravens, in linebacker Ray Lewis' last hurrah, win Super Bowl XLVII over the San Francisco 49ers behind the play of quarterback Joe Flacco. Flacco had one of the greatest individual postseason runs in NFL history, throwing 11 touchdown passes and zero...

Green Bay Packers 101 Special: 2013 NFL Awards
January 3rd, 2014 at 3:35 PM
The 2013 NFL season is officially in the books, Super Bowl XLVIII will soon be quickly approaching and it's time to handout regular season awards in the wake of a new year. In 2013, NFL fans saw teams like the Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears lead their...

Green Bay Packers Rule Out Clay Matthews Against San Francisco 49ers
December 30th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
The Green Bay Packers won their third consecutive NFC North division title on Sunday over the Chicago Bears as the return of MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers proved to be a monumental gain, as Rodgers capped off a thrilling game with a game-winning 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb on a...

Green Bay Packers Sign Kahlil Bell, Release Jerron McMillian
December 3rd, 2013 at 3:29 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-6-1) have added a new running back to the offensive backfield and have made changes in the defensive secondary. The Packers officially signed veteran halfback Kahlil Bell on Tuesday and released safety Jerron McMillian. Bell was added to the roster after the Packers placed rookie running back Johnathan...

Green Bay Packers Place Casey Hayward on IR
November 23rd, 2013 at 3:57 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-5) made a series of roster moves on Saturday only one day before hosting the division-rival Minnesota Vikings (2-8). The Packers have officially placed cornerbacks Casey Hayward and James Nixon on the season-ending injured-reserve (IR) list and have activated safety Sean Richardson and defensive end Jerel...

Green Bay Packers’ Rookie Micah Hyde Misses Thursday Practice Due to Injury
November 21st, 2013 at 1:48 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-5) are down, beat up and the injury list continues to pile up. Last week, cornerback Sam Shields injured his hamstring in practice. On Thursday, rookie cornerback Micah Hyde sat out of practice due to an apparent groin injury. Hyde joined Shields, cornerback James Nixon (hamstring), cornerback...

Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews to Donate Soup for Performance Against New York Giants
November 17th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-4) face the New York Giants (3-6) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday afternoon and it won't matter if the Packers win or lose against the Giants, because outside linebacker Clay Matthews still gives Packer fans a reason to smile and be proud...

NFL Fines Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews
November 15th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
The hits just keep coming for the Green Bay Packers (5-4), on and off of the football field. The NFL fined Clay Matthews $15.75K for a hit on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles this past Sunday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. Matthews was penalized with a roughing the passer call on...

Casey Hayward Out “Multiple Weeks” for the Green Bay Packers, Season Likely Over
November 14th, 2013 at 2:23 PM
Green Bay Packers (5-4) head coach Mike McCarthy addressed reporters on Thursday after practice, delivering some bad news regarding second-year cornerback Casey Hayward for the second time this season. Hayward re-injured his hamstring in Sunday's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles (5-5) and McCarthy said he will miss "multiple weeks". "Everyone and...

Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews to Have Pins Removed from Hand Monday
October 31st, 2013 at 11:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers are currently saddled with injuries to major contributors, but Clay Matthews is making strides towards returning to the field. Clay Matthews will have the pins removed from his hand on Monday. The Packers are preparing to take on the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. Matthews...

Green Bay Packers Nick Perry Injures Foot; Randall Cobb Out “Multiple Weeks”
October 14th, 2013 at 3:22 PM
The Green Bay Packers (3-2) will have to move on this week at least a couple of key players. Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry (foot) does "not have a chance to play this week" and wide receiver Randall Cobb (knee) will be out for "multiple weeks", according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. The official...

Green Bay Packers Place Robert Francois on IR; Sign James Nixon
October 7th, 2013 at 4:20 PM
The Green Bay Packers (2-2) placed linebacker Robert Francois on the season-ending injured-reserve (IR) list on Monday and promoted cornerback James Nixon from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, according to Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. Francois tore his achilles tendon in Sunday's win over the Detroit Lions in place...

Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews Status Uncertain
October 7th, 2013 at 3:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers (2-2) are unsure if they will have to move on without one of their superstar players in 2013. Packers All-Pro linebacker Clay Matthews fractured his thumb in Sunday's win over the NFC North rival Detroit Lions (3-2) which will could potentially require season-ending surgery. Packers head coach...

Green Bay Packers Struggles in Close Games Have Continued into 2013
September 25th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
The Green Bay Packers (1-2) are only three weeks into the NFL season, but this team has proven they can't finish football games. Both of the Packers losses have been by six points or less and opponents are outscoring the Packers 39-7 in the fourth quarter this season. Packers head coach...

Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews and Defense Ready to Attack Cincinnati Bengals
September 20th, 2013 at 9:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Green Bay Packers (1-1) defense hasn't wowed anyone in the first two weeks of the regular season. Through two games, the Packers defense has three sacks and have forced only one turnover against the San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins. Playing against the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend though will be...

Green Bay Packers Morgan Burnett Out Against Washington Redskins
September 15th, 2013 at 11:12 AM
Green Bay Packers (0-1) safety Morgan Burnett has been ruled out of Sunday's home opener against the Washington Redskins (0-1), according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Burnett is still healing from a hamstring injury which has bothered the fourth-year safety since the tail-end of training camp in August. Packers head...

Green Bay Packers Morgan Burnett Dying to Return to the Field
September 13th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett missed the team’s season opener at San Francisco this past Sunday with an ongoing hamstring injury, but he is probably to play in Sunday's home opener against the Washington Redskins, as he had participated in Friday practice. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Burnett is...

Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews Shouldn’t Be Considered Dirty Player
September 9th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has continued to boil the pot between his team and the Green Bay Packers on Monday, as Harbaugh said Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews “tries too hard to be a tough guy." During the second quarter of the 49ers 34-28 win over the Packers,...

Green Bay Packers Remain One of the NFC’s Best, Despite Loss to San Francisco 49ers
September 9th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
The Green Bay Packers (0-1) proved they have progressed since January. The San Francisco 49ers (1-0) were the overwhelming favorites to beat the Packers on Sunday, yet it was the Packers who had the prime opportunities to win the football game in the Bay. The Packers defensive front seven stepped up...