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NFL roundup: Aaron Rodgers has 5 TD passes, 1 rushing score as Packers roll

Aaron Rodgers had his best game by far under new Packers coach Matt LaFleur, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns and running for another as Green Bay beat the …

Packers’ Allen Lazard ‘fulfills journey’ in standout effort against Lions

Allen Lazard wasn’t even on the Packers’ initial 53-man roster. The 6-foot-5 receiver was cut before the season, signed to the practice squad, only to end up on the roster …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Lions latest victims of NFL’s flag football problem

Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers’ 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

Packers’ Mason Crosby hits late FG to beat Lions

Mason Crosby nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired, and the Green Bay Packers benefited from some questionable officiating to edge the Detroit Lions 23-22.

Cowboys’ Randall Cobb gets to see old team, QB in visit from Packers

Randall Cobb still talks to his old quarterback regularly despite the receiver’s move to the Dallas Cowboys after spending his first eight seasons with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay …

Matt LaFleur gets first taste of defeat as Packers coach

Matt LaFleur said it is time to hit the reset button. LaFleur got his first taste of defeat as Green Bay’s coach Thursday night with the Packers’ 34-27 home loss …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 26, 2019

Eagles pick off Aaron Rodgers’ late pass, beat Packers 34-27

Nigel Bradham picked off Aaron Rodgers’ pass in the end zone with 20 seconds left, Jordan Howard gashed Green Bay for his second career three-touchdown game and the Philadelphia Eagles …

Carson Wentz, Eagles look to get back on track against 3-0 Packers

Only one team in the Super Bowl era – the 2001 New England Patriots – started the season 1-3 and rebounded to win it all. Despite that fact, the Philadelphia …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.