Archive for the ‘Green Bay Packers’ Category

Report: Courtland Sutton OK after rib issue lifting weights

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton had a minor injury scare after experiencing discomfort following a weightlifting session, per Mike Klis of 9News. Sutton was experiencing some discomfort in his ribs after a lifting session on Thursday. Sutton did not take part in the Broncos practice on Thursday as he and tackle Ja'Wuan James (knee) were the only two players unable to take part in the session.

Broncos-Packers Preview

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Von Miller expects more from the Broncos' defense. Through two games, Denver (0-2) hasn't forced a turnover or recorded a sack, both uncharacteristic of a Miller-led defense. Miller, fellow pass-rusher Bradley Chubb and the rest of the Broncos will look to get a victory this Sunday against the Packers at Lambeau Field, a place where Denver has never won (0-5-1).

2019 NFL Week 3: Previews, kickoff times and TV networks

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Here's a look at Week 3's Sunday games in the NFL, including the broadcasting TV network for each contest. You can also livestream games within your market on the Yahoo Sports App. All times are Eastern.

Packers promote TE Baylis with Graham (groin) ailing

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Green Bay Packers promoted tight end Evan Baylis from the practice squad on Thursday as Jimmy Graham deals with a groin injury. Graham, 32, did not practice Thursday, and his status is murky for Sunday's game at Lambeau Field against the Denver Broncos. The 10th-year NFL veteran caught three passes for 30 yards and a touchdown in the season-opening win at Chicago, but was held without a catch on one target and 51 snaps in last Sunday's victory over Minnesota.

Raiders acquire returner Trevor Davis from Packers

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Oakland Raiders have acquired wide receiver and returner Trevor Davis in a trade with Green Bay for an undisclosed 2020 draft pick. The Raiders finalized the deal Thursday to add depth with receiver and returner Dwayne Harris dealing with an ankle injury. Davis was originally a fifth-round pick out of California by Green Bay in 2016.

Packers promoting tight end from practice squad

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Packers didn't practice yesterday, but if they did, Jimmy Graham wouldn't have. So they're bringing in some help at the position. According to Jim Owczarski of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers will be bringing up tight end Evan Baylis from the practice squad.

Packers would like to even out backfield work

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Over his first two seasons, Packers running back Aaron Jones averaged just over 10 touches per game but everyone expected that number to go up with head coach Matt LaFleur now running the offense. Jones professed his excitement this offseason about the role that LaFleur had in mind for him and the first two weeks of the season have shown why he was looking forward to the new system. Jones has 41 touches over the first two games and set a career high with 23 carries in last Sunday's victory over the Vikings.

Rodgers, Flacco looking to hit Super strides

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Rodgers will lead the undefeated Green Bay Packers into a Week 3 home contest against Flacco and the winless Denver Broncos on Sunday at Lambeau Field. The Rodgers-led Packers attack is tied for 26th at 15.5 points game. The Flacco-led Broncos attack has been even feebler, ranking 28th at 15.0 points per game.

How Drew Brees’ absence could shape the NFC playoff picture

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was scheduled to have surgery on Wednesday after suffering a torn ligament in his right thumb against the Los Angeles Rams last week. The injury – to his throwing thumb – is a blow to a Super Bowl-hungry team and the veteran's absence could go a long way toward shaping the NFC playoff picture. He is expected back within eight weeks after the Saints opted not to place him on injured reserve.

NFL news and notes: Brown won’t face prosecution, Eagles’ injuries force cancelled practice

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Three things that matter Antonio Brown won't face prosecution The Allegheny County District Attorney says a statute of limitations issue prevents prosecutors in Pennsylvania from filing charges against Antonio Brown, after he was accused of sexual assault. New England Patriots wide receiver Brown was accused by former trainer Britney Taylor of sexual assault and rape, allegations he has strongly denied through his attorney. Taylor claimed Brown sexually assaulted her once in Pittsburgh when he exposed himself to her and forcibly kissed her in July 2017.