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How the NFL’s Final Four teams were constructed

SEATTLE – Game plans vary from week to week, opponent to opponent. Any NFL coach will scoff at the notion there’s a formula that works the same against everyone. The …


Rodgers, Lacy probable Sunday

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and running back Eddie Lacy were listed as probable on the injury report for this weekend’s NFC title game against the Seattle Seahawks. Rodgers has been …


NFL’s final four teams built to win

When constructing a contender. The basics must be adhered to: stability in coaching, the front office and, perhaps most importantly, ownership; Forward thinking; strong drafting and personnel decisions and standout …


Seattle safeties Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor met ‘Family’ style

RENTON, Wash. – The bonding of a championship team, the meshing in the middle of what has become among the top NFL defenses of the last 40 years, didn’t begin …


Wisconsin radio station bans Seattle bands until after game

A Milwaukee radio station is saying “no to Seattle” until after the Packers-Seahawks NFC Championship Game on Sunday. For now, WLWK-FM said it is banning all Seattle artists from its …


In different ways, LBs Bobby Wagner, Clay Matthews make marks

RENTON, Wash. — If it seems as if Clay Matthews is omnipresent off the field, well, yeah. No NFL linebacker has a higher profile than the Green Bay star, thanks …


Seahawks among the best at not giving the ball away

Pete Carroll talks about it constantly, almost to the point of exasperation, about how protecting the ball is the most important thing in the Seattle Seahawks program.


Larry Stone: Will Aaron Rodgers avoid Richard Sherman again? Don’t bet on it

RENTON, Wash. – One of the biggest plot points for Sunday’s NFC title game has become: “Will they or won’t they?” More specifically, will the Packers target cornerback nonpareil Richard …


NFL question: Can Seahawks, Patriots repeat earlier success?

You again. Not that the Patriots and Seahawks are likely to mind seeing who has joined them in the NFL’s conference championships. Remember, New England routed Indianapolis 42-20 and Seattle …


Packers packing for Seattle after win

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Hobbled but happy, Aaron Rodgers might have felt a bit lucky, too. No matter: The All-Pro quarterback and his Green Bay Packers are one step away …


Three stars

Aaron Rodgers Threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns as Packers ousted Cowboys to reach NFC title game.


Seahawks will face Packers for NFC title

The Seahawks will host Green Bay in the conference title game, a rematch of the first game of the regular season when Seattle beat the Packers 36-16.


Dan Caesar’s Sunday NFL divisional playoff picks

Kickoff: 10:05 a.m. TV: Fox 28 Line: GB by 6 O/U: 53


NFL notes: Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr. to replace Calvin Johnson in Pro Bowl

The NFL announced that New York Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been chosen to replace injured Detroit Lion Calvin Johnson in the Pro Bowl. Beckham had 91 catches …


NFL notes: Detroit’s Ndamukong Suh dodges questions

Ndamukong Suh said he is happy his suspension was lifted for Sunday’s playoff game in Dallas. And that’s about all the Detroit defensive tackle was willing to offer about his …


Hobbled Rodgers gets week off

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers is limping into the playoffs with a smile. Green Bay’s franchise quarterback threw two touchdown passes to Randall Cobb, Eddie Lacy gashed Detroit’s defense …


NFL playoff picture gets clearer

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers both qualified for the NFL playoffs with wins Sunday. Next week, they will play for division titles at home. Defending Super Bowl champion …


Green Bay’s patched-together offensive line holds up

The Green Bay Packers keep absorbing the hits on the offensive line. But as far as the linemen are concerned, better that they take the blows than quarterback Aaron Rodgers.


Aaron Rodgers, Packers sloppy in 21-13 loss to Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson and the Green Bay Packers may have watched home-field advantage in the playoffs slip through their fingers. Rodgers was intercepted twice by …


Packers maintain top spot in AP Pro32 rankings; Seahawks up to No. 3

NEW YORK – Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hung on to the NFL’s top spot after a closer-than-expected win against the Atlanta Falcons. The Packers (10-3) received nine …


Green Bay Packers open 24-point halftime lead then hold off Atlanta Falcons 43-37

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Another big first half helped the Green Bay Packers withstand a furious rally by the desperate Atlanta Falcons. Eddie Lacy ran for a touchdown and caught …


Players: ‘I can’t breathe’

A week after their “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” show of solidarity, several St. Louis Rams players made another societal statement Sunday with the message: “I Can’t Breathe.” The slogan refers …


NFL notes: After win, Green Bay new leader of the pack

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers not only ended the New England Patriots’ seven-game winning streak, they also replaced them as the top team in the NFL. The Packers …


Success is deep-rooted

New England at Green Bay features the two best teams with the most potent offenses in the NFL at the moment. It’s being billed in some quarters as a Super …


NFL notes: Watch No. 12 – Tom Brady vs Aaron Rodgers

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers really do have a lot in common. During this season’s first month, the star quarterbacks of the Patriots and Packers were facing questions about their …


Rodgers has 6 TDs in win

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers had a record-setting night for the Green Bay Packers. The Chicago Bears’ season is quickly turning into a nightmare. Rodgers threw six touchdown passes …


Starr getting better

The wife of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr said in a statement Sunday that her husband is recovering from two strokes and a mild heart attack and is making …


Off to the races

SEATTLE – Russell Wilson made sure everyone knew Percy Harvin was healthy. Marshawn Lynch bullied his way to another 100-yard rushing performance. And Richard Sherman? He was just bored.


Seahawks smash Packers in opener

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 110 and two touchdowns, Russell Wilson threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Seattle Seahawks started defense of their Super Bowl title with a 36-16 …


Police in Packers gear keep eye on Seahawks fans

SEATTLE — Some undercover Seattle police will be wearing Green Bay gear to help them identify Seahawks fans who are hostile to Packers supporters at the Thursday night game.