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Friday Cheese Curds: Packers join the chorus calling for end of systemic racism

Friday, June 5th, 2020

The team released a video via its social media accounts featuring various players, coaches and staff calling for change and ending systemic racism and also challenging everyone to get involved and do their part to not only speak out but also to educate our youth and repeal laws unfair to those of color. The Packers also did more than talk, they also acted in donating $500,000 to social justice causes.

Packers Morning Buzz: ‘Massive leaps’ needed from Allen Lazard, MVS

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com. We'll start with ESPN's NFL experts compiling a list of the six biggest missed opportunities of the offseason. Kevin Seifert goes with an obvious one: The Packers' failure to bring in an impact wide receiver.

Packers Morning Buzz: ‘Massive leaps’ needed from Allen Lazard, MVS

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com. We'll start with ESPN's NFL experts compiling a list of the six biggest missed opportunities of the offseason. Kevin Seifert goes with an obvious one: The Packers' failure to bring in an impact wide receiver.

Most NFL coaches not at team facilities

Friday, June 5th, 2020

AP file photo In this Jan. 17 file photo, Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur answers questions from the media in Green Bay, Wis. Less than half of the 32 NFL teams had their coaching staffs back at their facilities Friday, including Green Bay. More than half of the 32 NFL teams did not have coaching staffs at their facilities Friday even though the league has approved such returns where local governments allow them.

Why Marquez Valdes-Scantling Is The Packers’ Biggest X-Factor In 2020

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Marquez Valdes-Scantling knows that as the Green Bay Packers prepare for the upcoming 2020 NFL season in the middle of a very strange offseason due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a ton of questions surrounding the franchise. After making a run to the NFC Championship Game last season and finishing the regular season with a 13-3 record, most teams would be viewed as a serious Super Bowl contender the following season. That is not the case for most with the Packers.

Packers players, coach Matt LaFleur release ‘Enough is enough’ message standing against racism, injustice

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

With encouragement from coach Matt LaFleur and with quarterback Aaron Rodgers penning some of the script, the team released a video message Thursday morning, a 1-minute, 55-second piece in which LaFleur and 12 of his players, including Rodgers, spoke. We are so fortunate to have such a great group of players,” LaFleur told the State Journal when reached Thursday.

Packers release video in support of social and policy reform

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

The video includes Head Coach Matt LaFleur and several star players, including Aaron Rodgers and Davonte Adams. It was an idea born out of discussions among theleadership council of veteran players that meet weekly with LaFleur. "We decided to go, and Aaron (Rodgers) actually put together some of the things we said in the video," kicker Mason Crosby told the Pat McAfee Show Thursday.

Steph Curry, Aaron Rodgers, Tony Romo to Play in American Century Championship

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current NFL on CBS color commentator Tony Romo will look to win his third straight American Century Celebrity Golf Championship title against a field that includes Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Per Darren Rovell of the Action Network, the event will take place at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nevada.

Packers, Murphy donating total $500,000 to social justice causes

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

GREEN BAY, Wis. WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers are making a $250,000 donation to Wisconsin groups supporting racial equality and social justice. And Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy says he and his wife are matching that with a separate donation.

Packers players, coach Matt LaFleur release ‘Enough is enough’ message standing against racism, injustice

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

With encouragement from coach Matt LaFleur and with quarterback Aaron Rodgers penning some of the script, the team released a video message Thursday morning, a 1-minute, 55-second piece in which LaFleur and 12 of his players, including Rodgers, spoke. We are so fortunate to have such a great group of players,” LaFleur told the State Journal when reached Thursday.