Archive for the ‘Green Bay Packers’ Category

Packers days of never going abroad could be drawing short

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

The Packers stand alone in many ways, but one of the things they've held onto longer than any team may not last much longer. According to Peter King of NBC's Football Morning in America, the Packers are likely (perhaps as soon as next season) to finally play a foreign game, as “the NFL is conscious of not giving a prized franchise special treatment. With Carolina and Houston making the trip to London this year, the Packers are the only team not to play a game on foreign soil.

Behind Enemy Lines: Looking at where the Bears fall in their opponents’ schedules

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Week 3: Bears at Washington (MNF) Washington's schedule Week 1 at Eagles Week 2 vs Cowboys Week 3 vs Bears MNF Week 4 vs Giants Week 5 vs Patriots So Washington hosts the Bears in the midst of facing all three of their divisional opponents in the first four weeks of the season. I don't know what it means, I just know I found it interesting. Worst case scenario for the Bears is that Washington is (more than likely) 0-2 and needs to throw the kitchen sink at the Bears to "save" their season on Monday Night Football.

Pack might need to shift draft priority for help on offense

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

As long as they've had Aaron Rodgers at the helm, the Green Bay Packers have largely used the top of the draft for help on defense. This might be the year for the Packers to shift priorities, with one of the NFL's all-time great quarterbacks now at age 35. Coming off a second straight absence from the playoffs, the pressure has been put on new coach Matt LaFleur to use his strategic acumen for a boost for the offense.

Pundits predict double-digit wins for Bears 2019 schedule

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Pundits predict double-digit wins for Bears 2019 schedule originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com Now that everyone has had time to digest the Bears 2019 schedule, reporters and analysts are taking a crack at early predictions for the team's record. Coming off of a first-place finish in the NFC North, the quality of opponents looks more difficult on paper and expectations will be higher in Matt Nagy's second season. It could result in fewer wins, but experts still expect the Bears to be right in the mix for the division crown.

Rams waive Kyle Murphy

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The team announced that they have waived tackle Kyle Murphy with an injury designation. Murphy signed to the Rams' practice squad in late December after being released from the Packers' injured reserve list. Murphy played three games as a rookie after being selected in the sixth round of the 2016 draft and started the first three games in 2017 while filling in for injured Packers tackles Bryan Bulaga and David Bakhtiari.

NFL Schedule Release 2019 rumors, leaks, news on primetime, Thanksgiving, London games

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

NFL Schedule Release 2019 rumors, leaks, news on primetime, Thanksgiving, London games originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com The 2019 NFL schedule will be released at 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 17 on the NFL Network. The 2019 NFL Season begins on Thursday, Sept.

Sure, there’d be tension with Aaron Rodgers, but here’s case for Packers drafting a QB

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

When it circulated around the NFL early this week that Missouri quarterback Drew Lock would be a late visit added to the docket of the Green Bay Packers, an NFC personnel man who worked on a staff with Packers coach Matt LaFleur was nonplussed. Missouri quarterback Drew Lock (3) is scheduled to visit the Packers this week. Could Drew Lock or Daniel Jones give Packers golden opportunity?

Russell Wilson: Seattle Seahawks quarterback becomes highest paid player in NFL history after agreeing $140m deal

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

A quarterback who started playing American football at the age of four, has become the highest paid player in the history of the NFL, after signing a deal worth $140m. Russell Wilson, 30, announced on social media he had agreed an extension deal with the Seattle Seahawks that will see him stay with the club for another four years and net him $140m - a cool $35m for each season. “Seattle, we got a deal,” Wilson said in the video posted at around 1am on Tuesday morning, that also featured his wife, Ciara.

NFL announces full 2019 schedule to be unveiled Wednesday night

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Two of the NFL's original teams, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, will play in the Thursday night kickoff game. The NFL, through its network's morning show, announced on Tuesday that the full 2019 regular-season schedule will be unveiled on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. ET. It's already been revealed that in celebration of its 100th season, the league is eschewing its now-traditional Thursday night kickoff game featuring the defending Super Bowl champion in favor of a matchup between two of its oldest franchises.

NFL to release 2019 schedule on Wednesday night

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

The 2019 NFL schedule is almost here. The league will announce the schedule on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.