PACKERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Green Bay Will Make The Playoffs This Season

The Green Bay Packers entered 2016 as one of the favorites to reach the Super Bowl. Aaron Rodgers was an MVP favorite, Eddie Lacy looked significantly more trim, and the defense was loaded with young and veteran talent at all three levels. Hope was sky-high in Titletown, U.S.A.This season has not gone anywhere near as expected for the Packers. At times, it has been a season from...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks looking for first win in Green Bay since 1999

SEATTLE (8-3-1) at GREEN BAY (6-6) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 6-5-1, Packers 6-5-1 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 11-8 LAST MEETING - Packers beat Seahawks 27-17, Sept. 20, 2015 LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Panthers 40-7; Packers beat Texans 21-13 AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 5, Packers No. 14 SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Packers Linebackers Need To Step Up

Nick Perry will be out of action Sunday because of recent surgery on multiple broken fingers. Clay Matthews missed Wednesday’s practice still battling a shoulder injury from the Philadelphia game. Blake Martinez is still expected out with the MCL sprain, and Jake Ryan is playing through a nagging ankle injury. It is apparent the Green Bay Packers will need impactful performances...
Via Cheesehead TV
2 hours ago

Packers Week 14 Practice Report: Ryan/Martinez limited, Matthews sits out on Wednesday

The Packers will hope to get back to full strength at inside linebacker this week, but their rookie starter is still no lock to return to the field against the Seahawks. When you read the Green Bay Packers’ injury report from Wednesday’s practice, try your best not to freak out. That’s because the team has six of its ten linebackers (inside and outside combined) listed as either...
Via Acme Packing Co
3 hours ago

Packers Playoff Watch: Seattle a Virtual Must-Win

Week 13 helped the Green Bay Packers inch a bit closer to a playoff berth. While Detroit remained hot, beating the New Orleans Saints, the Packers gained some ground on the Minnesota Vikings when they fell to the Dallas Cowboys. Meanwhile, the Packers beat the Houston Texans at home. At this point, the Packers control their destiny as far as Minnesota is concerned. They currently...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
5 hours ago

Wounded Packers Could use a hand in Perry's Absence

The marquee match-up on Sunday between the Packers and Seahawks was marked on many calendars coming into 2016. It was unforeseen, however, just how drastic the playoff implications would be in the eventual outcome. The Packers are clinging to their hopes at a last-ditch desperation run at the postseason and are currently 2-0 since quarterback Aaron Rodgers said that his team could...
Via Cheesehead TV
7 hours ago

My Time in Packerland

It’s Green Bay Week at The MMQB: Our staffers are embedded for a game week in Titletown, doing a deep dive into the NFL’s most tightly knit community. We’ll explore the dynamic between the players and the people of Green Bay and provide a glimpse into what makes it a bucket-list destination for football fans. Follow on Twitter for updates, Facebook for live streams, and Instagram...
Via MMQB
12 hours ago

T.J. Lang back to practice for Packers following broken foot

Green Bay Packers guard T.J.Lang returned to the practice field Wednesday for the first time since breaking his foot in a game against the Tennessee Titans last month. According to Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Lang was limited in his first practice on Wednesday. He’s missed the last three games for Green Bay due…
Via Pro Football Talk
13 hours ago

Packers LB Nick Perry needed surgery for ‘significant’ hand injury

Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Perry needed surgery to repair what head coach Mike McCarthy is calling a “significant” hand injury. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, McCarthy has already ruled Perry out for Green Bay’s pivotal matchup with the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. But the team isn’t ready to say he’s done for the season. “I don’t know the specifics of...
Via The Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers banged-up D takes another hit with LB Nick Perry out

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay 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.'' Perry leads the team with eight sacks. He got hurt in the first half of last week's win over Houston before returning after halftime playing with...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers' top pass rusher Nick Perry ruled out Sunday due to hand injury

The Green Bay Packers can use all the help they can get at this point, and injuries like this won’t do them any favors. Their top pass rusher, linebacker Nick Perry, has been ruled out this week against the Titans due to a hand injury. Head coach Mike McCarthy announced the news before practice Wednesday.Perry, who has a team-high eight sacks this season, tried to play last week...
Via FOX Sports
20 hours ago

You Need a Jacket in the Land of the Frozen Tundra

GREEN BAY, Wisc. — Trevor Davis stands on the corner outside his downtown apartment, three miles from Lambeau Field, waiting to cross the street. The Packers wideout is carrying a Styrofoam container of takeout lunch (a gooey sandwich with egg, bacon, ham and cheese) and he’s shivering from head to toe. Ninety-seconds later, the light still hasn’t changed. He starts jogging...
Via MMQB
1 day ago

Why it Worked, Week 13: How the Packers slowed down DeAndre Hopkins

DeAndre Hopkins had an interesting game in week 13. Let’s see how the Packers had a hand in shaping his afternoon. There’s something special about football being played in the snow. Whether it’s the unsteady footing, the change in scenery, or just being able to make a snowman while playing a professional sport, football in the snow is just flat out fun. Last winter I even...
Via Acme Packing Co
1 day ago

APC Podcast, Week 14: Mina Kimes of ESPN talks Seahawks vs. Packers

ESPN Senior Writer (and Seattle fan) Mina Kimes joins the show ahead of Green Bay's now-annual clash with the birds of the Pacific Northwest
Via Acme Packing Co
1 day ago

Packers Question of the day - Most Flawed Position

The Packers roster right now has a variety of weaknesses, there's no secret about that. The only question is, which spot is the weakest? By the offseason, there will be even more holes to fill on the 53-man roster with expiring contracts and players likely to be playing for another team next season. Right now, what position do you see the Packers struggling at the most? Filed...
Via Cheesehead TV
1 day ago

Green Bay Gear Guide

It’s #GreenBayWeek here at The MMQB, so this week’s Football Lifestyle column will be all about the Packers. I set out on two missions: to find some of the best Green Bay gear around and piece together a look for game day at Lambeau. Let’s get to it... • THE MMQB HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES: Books || Apparel || Stuff Packers Picks It would be easy for an unaffiliated...
Via MMQB
1 day ago

Julius Peppers talks future, potential retirement

Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers isn’t sure about his future just yet. The 36-year-old linebacker has been a force for the Packers this season, tallying 6.5 sacks through 12 games and recently becoming fifth all-time on the NFL sacks list. When asked by USA Today‘s Ryan Wood, though, Peppers revealed he isn’t thinking about the future much: “I’m not saying...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Therapy #288: Snow Joke: Packers Slide Past Houston

It was a necessary win for the Packers, getting back to .500 by beating a diminished Texans team in snowy Lambeau Field. While that was nice, Chris and Dave know Green Bay’s season will most likely hinge on what happens this Sunday when the Seahawks come to town. ——————- Posting its first show in 2005, Packers Therapy is the longest-running Packers podcast on the Internet...

Packers defense improving with season on the line

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- 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.Another encouraging performance by Green Bay's defense in a 21-13 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday at snowy Lambeau Field...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers ‘never lost faith’ in Davante Adams

Despite a nightmare 2015 season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he always remained confident in receiver Davante Adams—who is enjoying a breakout season in 2016. “I never lost faith in him at all because he gets open a lot,” Rodgers said, via Michael Cohen of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “He’s obviously earned a lot of my trust this year and he’s playing...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers reveals reason for entering mysterious tent

One of the biggest questions to emerge from “Monday Night Football” was not about the playoff chances of the Green Bay Packers or Philadelphia Eagles. Instead, it was about a mysterious sideline tent Aaron Rodgers used during the game. Rodgers entered a tent for a few minutes during the second half, sparking tons of questions from viewers about what was going on in the closed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Aaron Rodgers threads needle to Davante Adams for TD

Aaron Rodgers puts this one right where he needs to and somehow it gets through the defender and into the hands of Davante Adams. What a pass and catch! What a catch!@tae15adams somehow hauls in another TD pass from ARodg. #GBvsPHI https://t.co/Q7OlmH39Xn — NFL (@NFL) November 29, 2016 .@tae15adams' 2nd TD of the night! #GBvsPHI #GoPackGo pic.twitter.com/KehRLTZvcr —...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles troll Packers with subtle jab on scoreboard before game

The Philadelphia Eagles had some fun ahead of their Monday Night Football game against the Green Bay Packers. The scoreboard at Lincoln Financial Field featured a not-so-subtle reminder of one of Philadelphia’s past playoff triumphs against Green Bay. Check out the down and distance on the Eagles' scoreboard prior to the Packers game: 4th and 26. pic.twitter.com/tCiZTZit6H...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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