Posts Tagged ‘Green Bay Packers’

Davante Adams watched Lamar Jackson highlights for tips on making people miss

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

A wide receiver usually wouldn’t learn much from a quarterback about how to run after the catch, but Packers wide receiver Davante Adams says he benefited from watching the way Lamar Jackson moves with the ball in his hands. Adams said his 121-yard game on Monday night was inspired in part from watching Jackson’s outstanding [more]

It’s 49ers’ Garoppolo vs. Packers’ Rodgers on Sunday; Lance vs. Love in 2022?

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

On Wednesday, five months after the 49ers made a what-the-heck trade inquiry for the Packers’ Aaron Rodgers, the 49ers’ quarterback was asked whether he was given a heads-up about Kyle Shanahan’s call to his counterpart, Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur. I honestly didn’t get any inkling of it,” Garoppolo said. That’s just how the offseason goes.

Former Packers TE Jace Sternberger clears waivers, now a free agent

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Former Packers TE Jace Sternberger cleared waivers on Wednesday and is now a free agent.

Aaron Rodgers growing hair out for mysterious Halloween costume

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

It also apparently did not include haircuts. Rodgers has sported a long-hair look to start the season, and on Tuesday he revealed the reason why. Speaking on the Pat McAfee Show podcast, Rodgers said he's growing out the lettuce in preparation for a Halloween costume, though he declined to provide further details.

Packers’ Allen Lazard on Clubhouse Live: ‘Our sole focus is Sunday night versus the 49ers’

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Here are select and edited answers from the interview: REPLAY: Q: In watching the postgame coverage of Monday night's Packers victory over the Lions, it was mentioned that Matt LaFleur thought there was perhaps too much focus going into the season on trying to figure out how to get over that NFC championship hump. Instead, a refocus was needed on worrying about the opponent at hand and just winning the week. Do you agree?

Aaron Rodgers complains about those who criticized his lackluster Week One effort

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

The guy who reportedly wanted his team’s G.M. to be fired apparently wants some media members to lose their jobs, too. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who seems to be using his weekly visits with Pat McAfee for a Festivus-style airing of grievances, sounded off on Tuesday about those who dared to question whether his off-field [more]

Packers’ defense takes step forward, but concerns remain

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

The Green Bay Packers know what they have on offense with reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers leading a star-studded group that includes All-Pro receiver Davante Adams and Pro Bowl running back Aaron Jones. After giving up 55 points in the first six quarters of the season, Green Bay’s defense showed signs of life on Monday night in a 35-17 victory over the Detroit Lions. The Packers forced two turnovers and held the Lions scoreless during a dominant second-half performance. “This is a step in the right direction,” Packers linebacker De’Vondre Campbell said after a game in which he had 13 tackles and an interception.

Packers running back loses his father’s ashes in the end zone

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

GREEN BAY, Wis. Gray News) – Running back Aaron Jones brought the heat Monday night as the Green Bay Packers hosted the Detroit Lions. It was his first home game since his father died of COVID-19 in April.

NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 3: Bucs burn Rams, Packers edge 49ers, Cowboys clip Eagles

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Without further ado and overthinking, here are this week's Sporting News predictions for how every upcoming matchup will play out, from this Thursday night to next Monday night: NFL picks against the spread for Week 3 Game of the Week: Buccaneers at Rams (-1.5, 54.5 o/u) Sunday 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox Could this game be a NFC championship game preview? Should the Rams win the NFC West, then the answer is very much yes.

Aaron Jones becomes first Packers RB in almost 80 years to accomplish this feat

Monday, September 20th, 2021

The world was at war for a second time the last time a running back for the Green Bay Packers caught three touchdown passes in a single game. Well, until Monday night. Aaron Jones caught three scores during the primetime win over the Detroit Lions, ...