Posts Tagged ‘Green Bay Packers’

Rodgers’ return breathes life into Packers playoff hopes

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The Green Bay Packers are hoping the return of Aaron Rodgers can propel them into the postseason. Green Bay is three games behind Minnesota with three games remaining, so winning the NFC North is considered a long shot. The Packers trail the Panthers (9-4), Falcons (8-5) and Seahawks (8-5) in the race for two wild-card spots.

PFT’s Week 15 picks

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Like Doug Jones, MDS has an insurmountable lead (seven games) with three weeks left. Like Roy Moore, I’m not conceding. Although it’s going to require plenty of skill and luck. This week, we disagree on only three games. Which means I need a sweep

How Aaron Rodgers Can Salvage a Difficult Season for the Packers and the NFL

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Aaron Rodgers’s return this Sunday is official. Since he won’t embrace the hyperbole, allow us to do that for him: If the Packers somehow reach the playoffs, they have a real chance of making it to the Super Bowl. 1. He plays all three weeks: Until the Packers have a zero percent chance of making the playoffs, it absolutely makes sense for Rodgers to be on the field.

Rodgers ‘not coming back to save’ Packers

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Aaron Rodgers does not want to be viewed as the saviour of the Green Bay Packers ahead of his long-awaited NFL return. Star Packers quarterback Rodgers has been cleared to make his comeback against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, having been sidelined since October 15 with a broken collarbone. Rodgers understands expectations, but simply wants to play the way he has always played and help the Packers win their final three games.

Mike McCarthy: No ‘false confidence’ because Aaron Rodgers is back

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy doesn't want the Packers to have "a bunch of false confidence" just because Aaron Rodgers is back. Yes, the Packers' locker room was abuzz on Wednesday after Rodgers began preparations for his return Sunday at the? Carolina Panthers?after missing nearly two months because of his broken right collarbone. But the quarterback stressed it will take more than just his return to get the Packers into the playoffs. "Hopefully it gives a lift to some of the guys, but I'm not coming back to save this team," Rodgers said. "I'm coming back to play quarterback the way I know how to play it. Hopefully, we all raise the level of our play collectively and find a way to

National Football League roundup

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Rodgers was medically cleared from his collarbone injury on Tuesday night by team Dr. Pat McKenzie. McCarthy told reporters that the two-time NFL MVP would receive extra individual work in order to get up to speed after his two-month absence. The Packers (7-6), who are 3-4 in the absence of Rodgers, may need to run the table in hopes of securing a postseason berth.

Packers QB Rodgers says cleared to return from injury

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

Following a day of consultation with a medical team led by Pat McKenzie, the team physician, Rodgers posted a message on his Instagram account. Rodgers sustained the injury in Week Six against the Minnesota Vikings, when he was tackled by linebacker Anthony Barr. It was the second time in five years that Rodgers broke his collarbone.

Rodgers ready to return for Packers

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he had been declared fit to return on Tuesday, two months after suffering a broken collarbone that threatened to end his season. In a message on Instagram, Rodgers said he had been informed he was free to play again, handing the Packers a huge boost as they attempt to resurrect their season. "It's been a long road from that day to this, but I'm happy to say I've been medically cleared to return," Rodgers said, next to an apparent image of him heading into surgery in October.

Packers’ Rodgers says he’s been medically cleared to return

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Aaron Rodgers has been ''medically cleared to return'' to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the Green Bay Packers quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night. Rodgers was hurt during a loss to Minnesota on Oct. 15 and had surgery four days later. ''It's been a long road ... but I'm happy to say I've been medically cleared to return,'' Rodgers wrote on Tuesday night.

Packers star Rodgers cleared to return against Panthers

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been medically cleared to return to the NFL, the two-time MVP announced via social media. Rodgers, 34, has been sidelined since suffering a broken collarbone in Green Bay's 23-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on October 15.