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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 9:28 p.m.

Packers defense, Aaron Rodgers beat Bears 10-3 in opener

In a defensive battle also marked by sloppy offense and penalties, the Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch D, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers to kick off …


Former Texas Longhorns, NFL RB Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36.


Matt LaFleur: Aaron Rodgers to play ‘a quarter or so’ against Ravens

Matt LaFleur says Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the first-team offense and first-team defense will play for about “a quarter or so” on Thursday when the Packers face the …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

Jordy Nelson retires after memorable run with Rodgers, Packers

Jordy Nelson’s NFL career ended in the same place where it began: Lambeau Field. Nelson signed a one-day contract with the Packers and announced his retirement after 11 seasons, 10 …


Aaron Rodgers: Packers’ new-look defense has ‘a little more juice’

The Green Bay Packers are hoping this is the year their defense becomes more of an asset than a liability. Green Bay made it a priority this offseason to upgrade …


Packers ‘athlete’ Rashan Gary makes learning top priority

Rashan Gary is his own worst critic. Nobody is harder on him than himself. But the rookie Packers outside linebacker is trying his best to not allow that to get …


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 3:13 p.m.

Aaron Rodgers looks forward to building relationship with Matt LaFleur

Aaron Rodgers says he and first-year Packers head coach Matt LaFleur are friends. He also says building chemistry on the field will take a lot of time and patience. The …


UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 3:28 p.m.

Green Bay Packers cut DT Mike Daniels after 7 seasons

Matt LaFleur opened his first training camp as Packers head coach by saying the offense is still a “work in progress.” The Packers defense might need some attention, too. Green …


Packers profit drops 98% to $724,000, hurt by losing

The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season without a playoff appearance, a large contract extension for …


UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Packers S Josh Jones returns for mandatory minicamp

The Green Bay Packers opened mandatory minicamp and safety Josh Jones, who missed all of the voluntary organized team activities, appeared on the practice field with his teammates but did …


Bart Starr remembered at memorial in his native Alabama

An event celebrating Starr’s legacy as a star of professional and college football was held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham, Alabama.


Packers looking to find offensive options in passing game

Aaron Rodgers has Davante Adams, Jimmy Graham and unproven options in the passing game. Last season Rodgers was forced to lean on rookie receivers Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Brown. …


UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019, 10:31 p.m.

Jerry Kramer knew Bart Starr was tough

Hall of Famer Jerry Kramer, the long-ago Sandpoint High and University of Idaho star, recalled some of his favorite Bart Starr moments when Kramer appeared at a function sponsored by …


UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019, 10:26 p.m.

Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85

Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi and serving as the catalyst for the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 12:42 p.m.

Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

The Pro Football Hall of Fame says Green Bay Packers great Forrest Gregg has died at 85. The Hall did not disclose details in its statement. Gregg starred at tackle …


UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 8:58 p.m.

After hiatus, former Washington State OL Cole Madison returns to Green Bay Packers

The former Washington State offensive lineman from Burien was reinstated to Green Bay’s roster on Monday for the beginning of the Packers’ offseason training program, ESPN’s Field Yates first reported.


Honoring rivalries: Packers at Bears to open 2019 NFL schedule

As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Packers vs. the Bears in its season opener Sept. 5.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 6:43 p.m.

Super Stories: Jerry Kramer instilled Vince Lombardi’s ideas into his daily life

His first recollections of the city were these: “I was operated on in Spokane when I shot myself with a shotgun, and I was also operated on at Deaconess (Hospital) …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:46 p.m.

From the archives: Jerry Kramer’s ‘Ice Bowl’ block a moment frozen in time

Editor’s note: The following story, written by former Spokesman-Review columnist Harry Missildine, appeared in The Spokesman-Review on Jan. 1, 1968, following the Green Bay Packers’ 21-17 victory over the Dallas …


Packers confirm hiring of Matt LaFleur as coach

Matt LaFleur has been named head coach of the Green Bay Packers. The team announced his hiring late Tuesday, confirming multiple reports from a day earlier. The 39-year-old LaFleur spent …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Report: Matt LaFleur to become Green Bay Packers coach

A person familiar with the decision says Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur has accepted Green Bay’s offer to become the next head coach of the Packers.


Jets interview former Packers coach Mike McCarthy

The Jets met with Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy on Wednesday, and former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase on Friday.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:56 p.m.

NFL Capsules: Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers’ NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 10:21 p.m.

Packers TE Jimmy Graham quiet in mediocre season

Tight end Jimmy Graham has caught 46 passes for 549 yards and two touchdowns for Green Bay this season. It’s a relatively quiet season for Graham, who starred for New …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5:28 p.m.

Seahawks get crucial win to stay in NFC playoff conversation

The Seahawks’ 27-24 win over Green Bay snapped a two-game losing streak and helped create a possible path to the postseason for Seattle. There are still challenges ahead, but Seattle …


Larry Stone: Seahawks get their fourth-quarter mojo back in 27-24 win over the Packers

The Seahawks earned themselves some breathing room with a much-needed win over the Packers. And they did it by locking down on that fourth quarter finish, and riding their run …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:07 a.m.

Russell Wilson caps Seahawks’ rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks’ 27-24 victory over the Green Bay …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Green Bay Packers face Seattle Seahawks with playoff positioning at stake

For the fifth straight regular season – and the seventh time overall since 2012 – Green Bay and Seattle will meet again on Thursday night, but this time it’s positioning …


Late fumble keeps Rams unbeaten with 29-27 win over Packers

Aaron Rodgers can’t lead a game-winning drive if he never gets the ball. That was the whole idea when Los Angeles’ Ramik Wilson forced a fumble from Green Bay’s Ty …


Mason Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King’s interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted …