GREEN BAY — Not quite 24 hours removed from the disappointment of the Green Bay Packers’ NFC Championship Game loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Corey Linsley wasn’t searching for silver linings or clarity about the future — his, the team’s, or his quarterback’s.
The Buccaneers sacked Aaron Rodgers five times, hit him eight times and pressured him 22 times during their 31-26 victory over the Packers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
Ted Thompson died on Wednesday night, three days after his 68th birthday and just as a Packers team that bears his fingerprints is again one victory away from a Super Bowl berth.
Our Wisconsin State Journal team offers a closer look at the athletes that have committed to playing football at the University of Wisconsin beginning in the 2021 season.
NEW ORLEANS — Everyone knew about Drew Brees' 11 rib fractures and punctured lung that he suffered midway through the season, but his wife Brittany said he endured even more pain than the public knew.
BATON ROUGE, La. - A recent analysis of Louisiana's Department of Children and Family Services' (DCFS) recent financial records revealed a flaw that the state auditor's office says has been a continuing problem for the Department.
The game will mark the third time that the Saints and Bears will meet in the playoffs, the first two a 1990 Chicago Wild Card win and a 2006 Bears NFC Championship victory, both at Soldier Field.
NEW ORLEANS - The nearly 45-year-old structure that's often included in iconic images of the Crescent City's skyline will soon feature an addition meant to attract the attention of the area's most passionate football fans.
“You'd never know he's a rookie. He can handle a lot," Packers coach Matt LaFleur says of the tight end.
Matt LaFleur’s message to his players after they earned a much-needed few days off with their 35-16 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday was a simple one: Don’t slip up now.
In Sunday's regular-season finale, Davante Adams needs four catches to break Sterling Sharpe's Packers single-season reception record (112 in 1993); 192 yards to break Jordy Nelson's yardage record (1,519 in 2014); and two TDs to break Sharpe's TD record (18 in 1994).
The Packers seemed to handle the uncertain footing better than the Titans, with Davante Adams frequently able to stop his routes while defenders went right on going.
Tennessee's Derrick Henry enters Sunday night's game against Green Bay only 321 yards away from becoming the eighth back in NFL history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season.
“I think that would definitely be in our favor, with the weather that we have in Green Bay, play at home, be on our schedule," quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. "So that’s obviously in place. It was always in play, but it’s definitely in play now.”
Early Monday afternoon, New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton still was re-watching film of the Saints' 24-21 loss to the Eagles on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, and it was no more appealing on the re-watch.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling delivered Sunday, finishing with six receptions for 85 yards, including an acrobatic, back-shoulder TD catch on a pass from Aaron Rodgers.
Having just turned 37, Rodgers made yet another statement Sunday that he belongs in the MVP discussion as he continues to do more for his team than any player in the league.
Jon Runyan Jr., a sixth-round pick from Michigan, has acquitted himself well the past two weeks, when he’s been called off the bench against Indianapolis and Chicago after Corey Linsley left each game with an injury that led to a reshuffling of the line.
NEW ORLEANS — Taysom Hill will reportedly start at quarterback for the New Orleans Saints on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, sources tell ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter.
METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will reportedly miss considerable time after being pulled at halftime with a rib injury during Sunday’s win against the San Francisco 49ers.
Even though veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis has rather meager statistics, he is an undisputed vital piece of the offense, of the locker-room culture and of the team’s leadership group.
After playing two games without Aaron Jones, the Packers wasted no time getting him back in the swing of things, going to him on six of their first eight offensive plays during their victory over the 49ers.
Drew Brees and Tom Brady lead teams that continue to churn out wins and fight for first place in the NFC South. And that's the prize that will be at stake at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
The Cowboys (2-6) will field their fourth starting quarterback of the season when they kick off Sunday against the undefeated Steelers (7-0).
Sports Illustrated reported that the sides could not agree on draft-pick compensation and that the Packers wanted to Texans to absorb some of what remains on Fuller’s $10.16 million base salary.
"Matt has done a good job of mixing the personnel up to find ways to get our guys on the field," Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. "And it’s really no different. So, I don’t look at it as us being hamstrung."
With their backfield options dwindling, the Packers took another hit to their offense, while also losing a member of their defense, just a day after reporting a positive COVID-19 coronavirus test.
Get the latest postgame updates after the Packers picked up their second loss of the season, falling to the Vikings 28-22 at Lambeau Field.
It took a lot of Dallas Cowboys misfortune for Ben DiNucci to be a few days away from what is increasingly looking to be the first start of his NFL career.
The hope is Kamal Martin's solid NFL debut (six tackles in 29 snaps) is just the beginning for the Packers' athletic 6-foot-3, 240-pound inside linebacker.