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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 Officially Sign Matt Flynn, Team Places Seneca Wallace on IR
November 12th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-4) have officially signed quarterback Matt Flynn to the active roster and placed quarterback Seneca Wallace on the injured-reserve (IR) list on Tuesday, according to Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. Wallace started in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles (5-5) in place of injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers,...

Green Bay Packers Sign Scott Tolzien
November 6th, 2013 at 3:36 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-3) have decided on their short-term future for a backup quarterback. The Packers promoted quarterback Scott Tolzien from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Wednesday, according to the Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. The Packers will start veteran Seneca Wallace at quarterback and Tolzien will...

Newest Green Bay Packers Overcome Past Obstacles to Reach the NFL
October 16th, 2013 at 4:37 PM
The Green Bay Packers (3-2) placed offensive lineman Greg Van Roten (foot) and wide receiver Randall Cobb (leg) on the injured-reserve list on Tuesday. Van Roten's season is over, while Cobb was given a designation to return to practice in six weeks. Van Roten and Cobb helped clear up two roster spots for...

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 Eddie Lacy Returns to Practice; Promote Michael Hill from Practice Squad
September 30th, 2013 at 4:56 PM
The Green Bay Packers returned to the football field on Monday after their week four bye and saw one key player, rookie running back Eddie Lacy, return to practice. Lacy suffered a concussion on his first carry in the Packers 38-20 win over the Washington Redskins in week two and was inactive...

Green Bay Packers Release Jeremy Ross
September 23rd, 2013 at 2:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers (1-2) released wide receiver and primary kick returner Jeremy Ross Monday, according to Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. The Packers currently have only four wide receivers (Jordy Nelson, James Jones, Randall Cobb Jarrett Boykin) on the roster. The release comes one day into the team's bye week and...

Mike McCarthy on Seneca Wallace: “I’m Confident He Will Be Ready for Sunday”
September 2nd, 2013 at 4:08 PM
The Green Bay Packers signed veteran quarterback Seneca Wallace and released 2nd-year quarterback B.J. Coleman on Monday morning, according to the Packers official team website. The Packers kept Coleman on the team’s 53-man roster on Saturday in favor of veteran Vince Young and former Packer Graham Harrell. Wallace should provide...

Green Bay Packers Sign Wallace; Add Six Players to Practice Squad
September 2nd, 2013 at 11:18 AM
The Green Bay Packers have signed veteran quarterback Seneca Wallace and released second-year quarterback B.J. Coleman, according to the Packers official team website. The Packers kept on the team's 53-man roster on Saturday in favor of veteran Vince Young and former Packer Graham Harrell. Wallace should provide some short-term stability...

Green Bay Packers Ted Thompson on Vince Young: “I Probably Should’ve Had Him in Here Earlier”
September 1st, 2013 at 5:33 PM
Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson said Sunday “it was my fault” to bring in quarterback Vince Young late into Packers training camp. The Packers signed Young on August 5th, ten days after the start of training camp, and the Packers released Young on Saturday. “We felt like it wasn’t...

27 Players Remain on Green Bay Packers Roster Bubble
August 29th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
The Green Bay Packers will play their final exhibition game of the preseason at Arrowhead Stadium against the Kansas City Chiefs (kickoff at 7 p.m. CST), and players such as wide receiver Jeremy Ross, quarterback Vince Young, kicker Mason Crosby, defensive tackle Johnny Jolly, and safety Chris Banjo will be...

Green Bay Packers Crosby Takes Pay-Cut
August 29th, 2013 at 11:47 AM
The Green Bay Packers and kicker Mason Crosby have agreed on a restructured contract, according to Shutdown Corner’s Brian McIntyre. Crosby agreed to a five-year contract before the 2012 season, and he is planning to enter the third year of the contract in 2013. According to Shutdown Corner, and Yahoo! Sports,...

Green Bay Packers Head into Preseason Finale with Many Roster Spots up for Grabs
August 28th, 2013 at 4:50 PM
The Green Bay Packers will play their final exhibition game of the preseason in Kansas City tomorrow night, and the Packers have a bevy of players who are competing for a spot on the team’s 53-man regular season roster. “The emphasis will be to let the younger guys play the majority...

Green Bay Packers Place Four Players on IR and PUP List, Release Ramirez
August 27th, 2013 at 4:54 PM
The Green Bay Packers have officially placed offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga (ACL), rookie wide receiver Kevin Dorsey (foot), running back DuJuan Harris (knee), and linebacker Jarvis Reed (ankle) on the Injured-Reserve list Tuesday, according to the Packers’ official team website. General Manager Ted Thompson also placed safety Sean Richardson (neck), defensive...

No Advantage in Green Bay Packers Backup Quarterback Battle in Wake of Final Roster Cuts
August 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers released backup quarterback Graham Harrell on Sunday, as the backup quarterback job has been limited to two competitors—2nd year pro B.J. Coleman and veteran Vince Young. Packers General Manager Ted Thompson released Harrell among other players on Sunday, as NFL teams must cut their rosters to...

Green Bay Packers Will Release Quarterback Graham Harrell
August 24th, 2013 at 8:40 PM
***PHOTO1***Heading into training camp Graham Harrell was the clear-cut favorite to beat out B.J. Coleman for the Packers' backup quarterback position. When Vince Young was signed by the Packers the competition stepped up, and now Harrell is on his way out of Green Bay.   Several sources, including ESPN's Adam Schefter, have...

Green Bay Packers Confident in Burnett, Jennings, and McMillian
August 15th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
The Green Bay Packers looked to have been in serious trouble at the safety position after the team avoided selecting a safety in the 2013 NFL Draft. With the return of safeties Morgan Burnett, M.D. Jennings, and Jerron McMillian, both Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and General Manager Ted Thompson...

Green Bay Packers Inside Linebacker Group Filled with Great Depth
August 13th, 2013 at 8:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers don’t have one of the flashiest inside linebacker groups in the NFL, but the potential and depth within the group has Packers head coach Mike McCarthy excited. “I think our inside linebacker depth is as good as we’ve had”, McCarthy said earlier this offseason. “This is definitely...