Say his name: Rookie WR Valdes-Scantling on rise for Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling turned to Twitter to give a tutorial about how to pronounce his first name.
Get it straight: It's "mar-QUEZ" and not "mar-KEZ."
"It happens all the time," Valdes-Scantling said this week about the mispronunciation. "So there is no 'k' in my name."
Keep making highlight-reel plays and announcers will catch on soon enough and get it right.
Packers put Allison on IR, continue to reshuffle secondary
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have placed receiver Geronimo Allison on injured reserve and continued to reshuffle their secondary by releasing safety Jermaine Whitehead and signing cornerback Will Redmond from the practice squad.
Allison injured his groin in practice last week and might need surgery. He had 20 catches for 303 yards and two scores in five games, having also missed time with a hamstring injury.
WR Geronimo Allison out for Packers against Patriots
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers receiver Geronimo Allison will miss Green Bay's game against the New England Patriots on Sunday night with multiple injuries.
The Packers downgraded Allison from doubtful on Saturday, when the team had a light practice. Allison did not travel to New England.
He was a key contributor in the passing game before missing two weeks with a hamstring injury. He had one catch for 14 yards in returning against the Rams last week, then hurt his groin this week in practice.
Rams rally to beat Packers to stay unbeaten
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greg Zuerlein hit a 34-yard field goal with 2:05 left and Ramik Wilson forced and recovered Ty Montgomery's fumble on the ensuing kickoff return, allowing the Los Angeles Rams to remain unbeaten without a late defensive stand in a 29-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
Jared Goff passed for 295 yards and three touchdowns while the Rams (8-0) were sternly tested by the Packers (3-3-1) and Aaron Rodgers, who threw for 286 yards.
Receivers Cobb, Allison out again for Packers vs. 49ers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers will be without receivers Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison against the San Francisco 49ers because of hamstring injuries.
It's the second straight week that the Packers will be without Cobb and Allison. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have to rely again on rookies Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Brown behind top wideout Davante Adams.
Packers WRs Cobb, Allison questionable for game vs. 49ers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers say starting receivers Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison are questionable for their game Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers.
Both wideouts have hamstring injuries. Cobb has missed the last two games while Allison has missed one. Cobb and Allison have been limited participants in practice this week.
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Packers WR Randall Cobb questionable with hamstring injury
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are listing receiver Randall Cobb as questionable for this weekend's game against the Buffalo Bills with a hamstring injury.
Cobb was added to the injury report on Thursday, when he was limited. He is second on the team with 17 catches for 194 yards and a score.
Packers’ 3 rookie receivers have so-so debut
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The three rookie receivers of the Green Bay Packers had a mixed debut.
J'Mon Moore, Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Brown had their moments, but also showed room for improvement in the Green Bay Packers' 31-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night.
Valdes-Scantling, a fifth-round pick from South Florida, had the best game of the three, catching five passes for 101 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown from No. 4 quarterback Tim Boyle.
Flowers 516 yards lead South Florida to 37-20 win at UConn
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — South Florida coach Charlie Strong doesn't believe his quarterback gets enough national attention.
Quinton Flowers' performance Saturday would be hard to ignore. The senior threw for 385 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 131 yards as USF bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 37-20 win over UConn.
Flowers' 516 total yards are program record for the Bulls (8-1, 5-1 American Athletic Conference).
No. 19 South Florida opens Strong era vs. San Jose St.
No. 19 South Florida (11-2) at San Jose State (4-8), 7:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
Line: South Florida by 21 1/2.
Series Record: First meeting.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Both teams get a head start to the season under new coaches with Charlie Strong taking over the Bulls and Brent Brennan coaching his first game with the Spartans. South Florida comes in with high expectations after tying the 2008 squad for the highest preseason ranking in school history.
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