Protecting Rodgers at a premium when Packers face Bears
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers right tackle Jason Spriggs saw no need to keep going on and on about Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.
There’s plenty of film to watch. The rest of that Chicago defense is pretty good, too.
Now Green Bay must face the NFC’s top-ranked unit on the road on ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sandy Cohen III tossed in 17 points to lead seven in double figures and all 11 Green Bay players who suited up scored in a 112-46 rout of Division III-member Wisconsin-Stout on Tuesday night.
Cohen sank 7 of 11 shots from the floor to help the Phoenix (6-4) shoot 57 ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — One week, one win for Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin.
Now, the self-effacing, self-deprecating Philbin wants to keep the momentum going from Sunday’s win over the Atlanta Falcons to keep alive Green Bay’s slim playoff hopes. At the least, there are positive ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank watched coach Dan Quinn offer explanations about another defeat. The boss then gave Quinn a hug before he walked out the door of a Lambeau Field media room.
Blank still appears to have Quinn’s back as the losses keep piling up for ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A tough week for the Green Bay Packers ended with a sorely needed win that relied on a familiar formula.
They beat a warm-weather team on a chilly afternoon at Lambeau Field by building a big lead and winning the turnover margin.
Aaron Rodgers threw two ...
Evers, Barnes to go on statewide budget listening tour
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. -elect Tony Evers and incoming Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes will go on a statewide budget listening tour starting this week.
The “Building the People’s Budget” tour kicks off Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Green Bay. Other stops are planned Wednesday, Dec. 12, in ...
3 Packers OL on injury report, with Bulaga doubtful
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have three starting offensive linemen on the injury report for their game Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons, with right tackle Bryan Bulaga listed as doubtful to play.
Bulaga left last week’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals with a knee injury. He ...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two first-year head coaches will be on the sidelines when the Detroit Lions meet the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, and both have had a rough season.
“Yeah, your first year you’re going to have struggles,” Detroit defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois said. “If you ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Fired shortly after Sunday’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals, former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to the team he coached for most of the past 13 seasons.
On Wednesday, he got his chance. Interim coach Joe Philbin allowed ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — How fortunes have changed in less than two years for the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers.
The participants in the NFC title game in January 2017 are floundering this season. The Packers have already fired head coach Mike McCarthy.
Falcons owner Arthur ...
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin retailer Shopko is closing 39 stores in 19 states.
Shopko spokeswoman Michelle Hansen says each store employs 10 to 25 employees, putting the scope of job cuts at about 400 to nearly 1,000 positions. Liquidation sales begin Friday with the stores closing ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Time for Joe Philbin to assume an important new responsibility with the Green Bay Packers, and it’s not just the duties that come with taking over as interim head coach.
It’s been a while since Philbin has called plays.
“Trying to think. Might have been about ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin said that it wasn’t easy to let associate head coach Winston Moss go from the coaching staff, but that he came to the decision because he “just didn’t feel like the fit right now was where it needs to be.”
Philbin spoke on ...
Packers part with associate head coach Winston Moss
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have parted ways with Winston Moss, the associate head coach in charge of linebackers and a 13-year veteran of the staff
Interim head coach Joe Philbin announced the move late Tuesday, two days after coach Mike McCarthy was fired. Moss was an ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers’ head-coaching vacancy should be appealing for one big reason.
He plays quarterback and signed a four-year, $134 million contract extension this year.
Two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, though, will not be involved in the process of selecting ...
There’s little argument that Aaron Rodgers’ talent is such that his Green Bay Packers probably should have won more than one Super Bowl by now.
For quite some time, there have been those who blamed coach Mike McCarthy for the lack of titles more than credited him for steering the team to ...
When a head coach gets fired during an NFL season, it’s as much about the culture of his team as it is about performance.
That was the case in Green Bay, which in a move almost as stunning as its feeble showing against Arizona on Sunday
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The lowly Arizona Cardinals pulled off an upset at Lambeau Field that was so much a stunner that the Green Bay Packers fired coach Mike McCarthy after the game.
Zane Gonzalez kicked a 44-yard field goal with 1:41 left, Green Bay’s Mason Crosby missed a 49-yard ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have fired coach Mike McCarthy and made offensive coordinator Joe Philbin the interim head coach.
The move announced by team president Mark Murphy came after a stunning 20-17 loss on Sunday to the Arizona Cardinals, dropping Green Bay to ...
Familiar problems plague fading Packers in loss to Cards
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers wasn’t in much of a mood to celebrate his 35th birthday.
Not after another loss for the sliding Green Bay Packers.
The same problems keep popping up for the offense, most glaringly, empty third downs and a lack of explosive plays.
Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will try to keep fading playoff hopes alive on a snowy Sunday in Green Bay against Arizona and rookie quarterback Josh Rosen.
The Packers have lost four of their past five games, all on the road, and trail Chicago and Minnesota in the NFC North.
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud scored 21 points and Green Bay toppled undefeated Belmont 100-92 on Saturday.
Shanquan Hemphill added 17 points, three rebounds and three steals for the Phoenix (5-3). PJ Pipes added 15 points, Sandy Cohen III and Trevian Bell had 14 and Kameron ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Researchers in Green Bay hope to reduce the cost of fish fry dinners by working with a local nonprofit to set up breeding tanks for the popular yellow perch, which is becoming hard to find in the wild.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and The Farmory hope the ...
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Wisconsin Guard soldiers given send-off for Afghanistan
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Family and friends have packed Lambeau Field Atrium to send off 400 Wisconsin National Guard soldiers deploying to Afghanistan.
Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry head to Afghanistan this winter to help protect U.S. advisers for Afghan security forces. ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers coach Mike McCarthy appreciates how veteran receiver Randall Cobb excels at doing the little things in practice, such as perfecting his footwork and timing.
If Cobb can just get over his hamstring injury, he might be able to help on the field, too, with the ...
Dude! Cards’ rookie QB Rosen relates with Packers’ Rodgers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Josh Rosen abides by “The Dude,” and he’s not referring directly to the character from the film, “The Big Lebowski,” either.
Instead it’s the nickname that the Arizona Cardinals’ quarterback has given to Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers, for some ...
ARIZONA (2-9) at GREEN BAY (4-6-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE — Packers by 11
RECORD VS. SPREAD — Arizona 5-6, Green Bay 4-6-1
SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 45-25-4
LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat Packers 26-20, OT, Jan. 16, 2016 divisional playoff
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Shanquan Hemphill scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Green Bay held on late to edge Northern Illinois 85-83 on Wednesday night.
Hemphill was 12 of 15 from the field for the Phoenix (4-3). Sandy Cohen III added 15 points, seven rebounds, seven assists. ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers must make a stand just to stay in the playoff conversation.
The injury list is growing. Their postseason hopes are in serious jeopardy. They’ll need breaks to go their way with teams ahead of them in the wild-card chase.
Tune out the ...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls say guard Denzel Valentine had season-ending surgery to stabilize his left ankle.
The Bulls announced Wednesday they expect Valentine to return to full basketball activities in about six months. The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Green Bay, ...
Send-off ceremony set for deploying Wisconsin Guard unit
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Family and friends will send off nearly 400 Wisconsin Army National Guard soldiers deploying to Afghanistan this winter.
Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch and senior Guard leaders will be on hand for the private ceremonial send-off at Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay on ...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have a lot of work left just to make the playoffs before the championship chase even comes back into the conversation.
The Vikings face daunting back-to-back road games against New England and Seattle, with the every-four-years matchup against ...
Skidding Packers face steep climb to reach playoffs
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Another close loss on the road left the Green Bay Packers in a huge hole when it comes to their flickering postseason hopes.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers laid out the grim scenario left behind after a 24-1 loss in Minnesota.
“We’re going to need some help from ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Once Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings took the lead on Green Bay, they played with a fierce refusal to let it go.
They held onto the ball with the same determination.
Cousins bounced back from his worst game of the season with
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Packers place linebacker Nick Perry on injured reserve
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have placed Nick Perry on injured reserve with a knee injury, ending the veteran outside linebacker’s season.
Rookie defensive end James Looney, a seventh-round pick out of California, was signed from the practice squad to take Perry’s spot on ...
Hobbled Packers defense looks to beef up takeaways
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As the Packers look to end their road futility, coach Mike McCarthy would like to see another turn of events transpire when they play the rival Minnesota Vikings in prime time on Sunday.
“We definitely need turnovers,” McCarthy said Friday. “That’s always been a ...
Packers, Vikings meet without promise of 1st place
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The final weekend of November has arrived, with this Green Bay-Minnesota game predictably carrying plenty of weight toward the race for the NFC playoffs.
The twist, though, is the Packers and Vikings are stuck in the thick of the wild-card mix. The Bears, having beaten ...
Green Bay robbery suspect might be tied to other holdups
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay police are looking for a man who robbed a gas station and might be tied to other recent robberies in the city.
The Grand Central gas station was held up at gunpoint late Wednesday. The robber got away with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers’ last trip to Minnesota altered the course of a promising season for the Green Bay Packers.
He broke his right collarbone in Week 6 in 2017 on a hit out of the pocket by Vikings ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Ethics Board has dismissed a complaint against former longtime Alderman Guy Zima — a move Zima says prevents him from clearing his name.
The complaint filed in January by Alderwoman Barbara Dorff accused Zima of violating the city’s code of conduct for ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Girl Scout troop leader in Green Bay has lost her job in the wake of a fundraiser her troop held for families of victims of a fatal crash near Chippewa Falls.
The members of Troop 4029 helped host a vigil in Green Bay in honor of three Chippewa Falls-area scouts ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are winless on the road and there are questions about coach Mike McCarthy’s job security.
However they enter Sunday night’s game at Minnesota trailing the Vikings by just one game for the final NFC wild-card spot.
“We fully understand ...
2 Keshena men who shot and killed neighbors’ dog sentenced
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Two Keshena men who confronted neighbors and shot and killed their dog have been sentenced on weapons charges.
Authorities say 34-year-old Jeremy Fish armed himself with a rifle and gave 33-year-old Bobby Joe Sanapaw a short-barreled shotgun on July 12, 2017, to ...