Archive for the ‘Green Bay Packers’ Category

Roughing it: Packers confident in how they go after QB

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Keep the head up. Be aware if the quarterback got rid of the ball. Wrap up.Seems like a simple enough checklist for a defender to hit the quarterback.A roughing-the-passer penalty on linebacker Clay Matthews against the Minnesota

Jimmy Graham ready for whatever role he’s asked to play

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Jimmy Graham has made a difference in the Packers offense, even when the tight end isn’t catching passes. In the season opener, the Bears were so focused on stopping Graham that Davante Adams, Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison combined for 19 catches for 299 yards. “I was pretty shocked, honestly, how they were guarding me and taking safeties out of the middle of the field and chipping me on the line, basically from the very beginning, the first few plays,” Graham said Friday, via Jim Owczarski of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Vikings S Sendejo fined $53,482 for hit

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Minnesota Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was fined $53,482 by the NFL for a hit on Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams last Sunday, multiple outlets reported on Friday. Sendejo was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness when the

Vikings’ Sendejo fined $53,482 by NFL for hit vs. Packers

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was fined $53,482 by the NFL on Friday for his hit during a play in Minnesota's tie at Green Bay last weekend. Sendejo was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness after tackling Packers wide receiver Davante Adams in the third quarter. The safety knocked into Adams with his right shoulder just after Xavier Rhodes made initial contact.

Packers TE Jimmy Graham having immediate impact on offense

Friday, September 21st, 2018

In his first two games with the Green Bay Packers, Jimmy Graham's impact on the offense has been obvious - in two very different ways. Last week against Minnesota, Graham caught six passes for 95 yards and had a more direct role in the offense's production - and that's without counting a 12-yard touchdown pass that was wiped out by a holding penalty.

Analysis: 2 ties down, many more could be coming in NFL 2018

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Two weeks, two ties. OK, let's get this out of the way now: Yes, the NFL is fit to be tied. Fit tighter than most folks might think, too. In a slopfest of an opener, the Steelers and Browns drew 21-21 . The first game of the season often can be messy

Week 3 Redskins vs Packers Preview: Aaron Rodgers in the way of a much needed bounce back

Friday, September 21st, 2018

In Week 1 the Redskins thrashed Arizona, dominating both sides of the ball en route to a 24-6 victory. Looking forward, what Redskins team will show up on Sunday as the Packers come to FedEx Field for Week 3? Start running - Against the Cardinals, the Redskins dominated time of possession by running the ball.

Week 3 Fantasy Players who will sink or swim because of offensive line play

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Ali Marpet and the rest of the Tampa Bay offensive line has been stellar during the team’s offensive outburst in 2018. In the NFL, much is decided in the trenches, in the mud and grass (or, less romantically, on the artificial turf). Through two games, Green Bay’s offensive line hasn’t done a great job creating running room for Jamaal Williams.

Rams, Chargers battle for LA bragging rights

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The first game between two Los Angeles NFL teams since 1994 highlights week three of the season with a quarterback matchup that could make it worth the lengthy wait. The Rams offense has impressed in their first two victories under second year quarterback Jared Goff, while Chargers veteran quarterback Philip Rivers should keep it close. The Rams enter the matchup with a 2-0 record after beating the Arizona Cardinals last week.

Baker Mayfield has a day we’ll remember for a long, long time in amazing Browns win

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

In came a young quarterback who flew by the seat of his pants but made things happen. At that point, the Green Bay Packers had been terrible for decades. Maybe what we saw on Thursday night in Cleveland won’t end up being a seismic shift like that.