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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.


Ex-Packer Sharper charged with rape

LOS ANGELES – Prosecutors charged former NFL safety Darren Sharper on Friday with raping and drugging two women in California and disclosed he is under investigation in connection with five …


49ers leave Packers cold with 23-20 win

Under pressure in subzero weather, Colin Kaepernick kept his cool.


Rodgers returns, rescues Packers

CHICAGO – Aaron Rodgers is back leading the Green Bay Packers and that could be bad news for every other playoff team. He returned from a broken collarbone and is …


Rodgers’ return opens up options for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The buffet line is open again for the Packers offense with Aaron Rodgers back. Coach Mike McCarthy has made a few adjustments to the playbook with …


Romo status unclear

Tony Romo led the Dallas Cowboys to a comeback win Sunday that kept their playoff hopes alive. The Cowboys need an even bigger comeback from Romo this week. An MRI …


Guessing game on Rodgers continues

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers looked fine on the practice field on Thursday. It doesn’t mean he will play. There was no definitive word on whether Rodgers will be medically …


Packers tie mark with big rally

ARLINGTON, Texas – If this was Matt Flynn’s last start in place of Aaron Rodgers, it was quite a memorable one. Flynn threw four touchdown passes in the second half, …


On 10th try, Lions finally get to enjoy Thanksgiving

DETROIT – Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game. Stafford turned the ball over a few times and …


Packers’ Sitton blasts Lions’ coaches, D-line: ’They’re all just scumbags’

Green Bay Packers guard Josh Sitton called out the Detroit Lions on the airwaves in Milwaukee on Tuesday leading up to their Thanksgiving Day showdown. Sitton spoke on WSSP about …


Packers lose game, Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Chicago Bears have a better insurance policy than Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Josh McCown, playing in place of the injured Jay Cutler, …


Bengals winner in battle of errors

CINCINNATI – A game full of weirdness came down to the final flub, one that bounced right into Terence Newman’s arms. The cornerback returned a fumble 58 yards for a …


NFC wild card is NFL’s version of Groundhog Day

GREEN BAY, Wis. – It’s not just wild-card weekend in Minnesota and Green Bay. It’s Groundhog Day.


Phelps voted top male athlete

SWIMMING: Michael Phelps has added another triumph to his list of accomplishments: The Associated Press male athlete of the year. The retired swimmer edged out LeBron James in voting announced …


NFL, referees closing in on new deal

Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees’ union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement …


Union-buster Walker calls for return of union refs

MADISON, Wis. — If there’s one thing that can unite political foes in Wisconsin, it just may be the Green Bay Packers.


Controversial Hail Mary hands Seahawks victory

SEATTLE - Russell Wilson threw a disputed 24-yard touchdown to Golden Tate on the final play of the game, and the Seattle Seahawks rallied to beat the Green Bay Packers …