GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The exit of four-time MVP Aaron Rodgers has led to some debate among the Green Bay Packers regarding exactly what constitutes a rebuild.
Most Packers insist they’re not rebuilding even as they try to break in new starting quarterback Jordan Love after getting three decades of Hall of Fame-caliber quarterback production from Rodgers and his predecessor, Brett Favre.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers could be back fully practicing with the New York Jets on Friday after straining his right calf last week.
The 39-year-old quarterback, acquired last month from Green Bay, was injured while participating in conditioning drills last Tuesday.
Aaron Rodgers strains calf during warmups, sits out first Jets practice open to mediaMay 23, 2023 GMT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers never made it past warmups in his first New York Jets practice in front of the media.
Jets, Rodgers receive plenty of marquee spots as networks navigate NFL schedule processMay 12, 2023 GMT
Aaron Rodgers nearly upended the NFL schedule two years ago when he told some within the Green Bay Packers organization he didn’t want to return to the team.
For the sake and sanity of those in the league’s scheduling department, cooler heads prevailed.
Packers QB Jordan Love doesn’t mind pressure that comes from replacing Aaron RodgersMay 10, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love acknowledges the burden that comes along with replacing a four-time MVP.
He welcomes the scrutiny that’s sure to follow him all season.
Saleh sees ‘fire’ in Rodgers, dispels ‘silly’ wish list talkMay 6, 2023 GMT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh has seen all he needs to know that Aaron Rodgers is all in with the New York Jets.
For one, the four-time NFL MVP has been practicing with the team during voluntary workouts, something Rodgers hadn't done his last few offseasons with Green Bay.
Rodgers bonding with Jets teammates in Big Apple spotlightMay 4, 2023 GMT
Aaron Rodgers was sitting alone in the dark two months ago, pondering his future while many speculated about his next move.
Now, the New York Jets quarterback is the toast of his new town, bonding with the Big Apple and his excited teammates.
Rodgers hopes to help Jets add to ‘lonely’ Super Bowl trophyApril 26, 2023 GMT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers watched old Super Bowl highlights on VHS tapes as a kid, dreaming about someday starring in his own.
He heard all about Joe Namath's famous guarantee and saw the footage of the New York Jets shocking the football world by beating the Baltimore Colts in 1969.
Jets GM: Getting Rodgers is ‘historic’ trade for franchiseApril 25, 2023 GMT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — General manager Joe Douglas kicked off the New York Jets' pre-draft news conference by having a young fan answer the first few questions from reporters.
Kyle Stickles, a Make-A-Wish recipient from Ghent, New York, was sitting between Douglas and assistant GM Rex Hogan when he was asked who the 15th overall pick by his favorite team should be.
AP source: Jets agree on deal to acquire Aaron RodgersApril 25, 2023 GMT
After six weeks of waiting, Aaron Rodgers is leaving behind his brilliant legacy in Green Bay and heading to the bright lights — and massive expectations — of the Big Apple.
The New York Jets agreed on a deal Monday to acquire the four-time NFL MVP from the Packers, according to a person with knowledge of the trade.
Packers GM Gutekunst: ‘Goals don’t change’ without RodgersApril 25, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst disputes the idea that trading four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers means starting a rebuilding project.
“The goals don’t change around here,” Gutekunst said Monday while confirming a trade sending Rodgers to the New York Jets should be finalized this week.
Jets have holes to fill in draft while they wait for RodgersApril 20, 2023 GMT
The New York Jets head into the NFL draft still anticipating Aaron Rodgers will be their quarterback this season.
When a deal with the Green Bay Packers will finally be completed is anyone's guess.
GMs for Packers, Jets discuss status of Rodgers trade talksMarch 28, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said he’s not requiring a first-round pick in a potential trade sending four-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the New York Jets but added he’d want “fair value.”
Ready for Love: Rodgers’ exit would mean new era for PackersMarch 16, 2023 GMT
Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst valued Jordan Love’s potential enough three years ago to trade up in the draft and select him in the first round, catching the Hall of Fame-caliber quarterback already on Green Bay’s roster by surprise.
NFL free agency opens with Aaron Rodgers, other QBs on moveMarch 16, 2023 GMT
After a flurry of moves in the two days ahead of the official start of the NFL free agency period, Aaron Rodgers made the biggest news Wednesday by announcing his intention to play for the New York Jets.
Rodgers plans to play for Jets in 2023, awaits Packers’ moveMarch 15, 2023 GMT
Aaron Rodgers said Wednesday he intends to play for the New York Jets in 2023 after 18 seasons in Green Bay and the four-time NFL MVP quarterback is waiting for the Packers to trade him.
The 39-year-old Rodgers, speaking during an appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show” on YouTube and Sirius XM, said he believes the Packers want to move on and make 2020 first-round draft pick Jordan Love their starting quarterback.
Murphy says Packers would honor trade request from RodgersMarch 10, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy confirmed that the team granted the New York Jets permission to talk with Aaron Rodgers and would honor a trade request if the four-time MVP quarterback makes one.
Jets waiting on Rodgers as they prepare for free agencyMarch 10, 2023 GMT
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Rodgers says decision on future will come ‘soon enough’March 1, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he will make a decision on his future “soon enough” as the four-time MVP quarterback ponders whether to play next season and if his future remains with the Green Bay Packers.
Rodgers, QBs become top attractions at NFL combineFebruary 28, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Green Bay Packers will continue to play the waiting game with Aaron Rodgers.
They're also ready with a backup plan.
Though general manager Brian Gutekunst's first choice still appears to be bringing back the four-time league MVP and longtime face of the team, Gutekunst acknowledged the Packers are willing to go with Jordan Love — if needed.
AP NFL MVPsFebruary 10, 2023 GMT
The NFL Most Valuable Players named by The Associated Press in balloting by a nationwide panel of media (x-unanimous):
Rivera: Howell goes into spring as Commanders’ starting QBFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Sam Howell is going into offseason workouts as the Washington Commanders ' starting quarterback, coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday.
Why are people turning to psychedelics like ayahuasca?February 2, 2023 GMT
HILDALE, Utah (AP) — Ayahuasca is a psychedelic tea whose roots go back hundreds of years to ceremonial use by Indigenous groups in the Amazon region.
It's widely used in South America where it is legal in several countries, including Peru and Brazil.
Rodgers believes decision could come in ‘couple of weeks’January 31, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he doesn’t expect to make a decision on whether to play next season until after the Super Bowl.
Rodgers, 39, has said he is still making up his mind on whether he wants to return to the Packers for a 19th season, retire or request a trade.
Jets hire former Broncos coach Hackett to run offenseJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
The New York Jets have their new offensive play caller. Next up: finding their quarterback.
Former Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett was hired Thursday as the Jets' offensive coordinator to replace Mike LaFleur after coach Robert Saleh interviewed more than 15 candidates for the vacancy during the last two weeks.
Ex-Lions, Liberty linebacker Jessie Lemonier dead at 25January 26, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Outside linebacker Jessie Lemonier, who appeared in seven games for the Detroit Lions in 2021 in a brief NFL career highlighted by a sack of Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers, has died.
Rodgers open to possibility of playing elsewhere next seasonJanuary 24, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he hasn’t decided whether to continue playing next season.
However he is adjusting to the possibility he could end his career somewhere other than Green Bay.
No Brady or Rodgers, no problem for NFL in divisional roundJanuary 18, 2023 GMT
For the first time in 13 years, neither Tom Brady nor Aaron Rodgers reached the divisional round of the playoffs.
No problem. The NFL still has plenty of exciting football this weekend featuring Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts, Josh Allen, Joe Burrow, Dak Prescott and many other stars.
Rodgers says he can play at MVP level in right situationJanuary 17, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers believes he can still produce at an MVP level in the right situation if he opts to play next season.
Rodgers discussed the uncertainty of his future plans Tuesday during his weekly appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show” on SiriusXM and YouTube. The four-time MVP hasn’t decided whether to return to the Packers, retire or request a trade.
Packers GM: Rodgers can still play ‘at a very high level’January 13, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers can still perform “at a very high level,” Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst said Friday, with the Packers awaiting a decision on whether the four-time MVP quarterback wants to play next season.
Wild-card weekend features 6 rematches, 3 division gamesJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
Wild-card weekend is all about familiarity.
All six games feature teams that already faced off this season, including three matchups between division rivals going head-to-head for the third time and two clubs playing each other in back-to-back weeks.
NFL offseason a mental, physical reboot process for playersJanuary 11, 2023 GMT
Aaron Rodgers hits the beach and has even hosted a TV game show. Alvin Kamara has snowboarded in the mountains of Montana.
Quinton Jefferson takes his kids to school and runs errands. Sheldon Rankins catches up on cooking and traveling.
Rodgers’ future heads list of Packers’ offseason concernsJanuary 10, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers wants to think it over for a while before the four-time MVP decides whether he wants to return to the Green Bay Packers for a 19th season.
The 39-year-old quarterback also noted the choice isn’t solely his to make.
Rodgers, Packers lose 20-16 to Lions, miss playoffsJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers will have the entire postseason to ponder his future.
The four-time MVP and the Green Bay Packers won't be participating in the playoffs.
Rodgers was intercepted by Kerby Joseph on what might have been the final pass of the future Hall of Famer's career, and Green Bay lost 20-16 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday night in a game the Packers needed to win to reach the playoffs.
Packers can reach playoffs if they avenge loss to LionsJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (8-8) at GREEN BAY (8-8)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Packers by 4½
Packers’ late-season surge bringing back memories of 2016January 5, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn’t make any bold proclamations about running the table this time around.
But the similarities between the Green Bay Packers’ current turnaround and their remarkable run to the NFC championship game back in 2016 otherwise are too obvious to ignore.
Lions looking forward to potentially playing for playoffsJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Dan Campbell drew a lot of chuckles after he was hired to coach the Detroit Lions nearly two years ago and got fired up talking about his players being so tough and resilient that they would bite off kneecaps.
Analysis: NFC is wide open heading into final weekend of NFLJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady again was at his best when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed him most.
The 45-year-old, seven-time Super Bowl champion had one of the best statistical games of his 23-year career in a 30-24 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday that clinched Tampa’s second straight NFC South title.
Rodgers, Packers rout Vikings 41-17, control playoff fateJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Packers suddenly are just a win away from an improbable playoff berth.
He has his defense to thank for continuing Green Bay's reversal of fortune.
Rodgers misses practice with knee issue, but expects to playDecember 29, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers already has played through a broken thumb and injured ribs this season.
Now he’s dealing with a knee issue as he attempts to keep the Packers in playoff contention.
Rams, Bucs, Packers earn wins on same day in upside-down NFCDecember 26, 2022 GMT
Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers led comeback wins and the Los Angeles Rams dominated Russell Wilson and the Broncos.
It was a triumphant Christmas for the Buccaneers, Packers and Rams as many figured it would be when the schedule was released in May.
Packers intercept 3 passes in 4th, beat Tua, Dolphins 26-20December 26, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Green Bay intercepted three of Tua Tagovailoa's passes in the fourth quarter and the Aaron Rodgers and Packers rallied to beat the Miami Dolphins 26-20 on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Tagovailoa throws 3 picks, Packers defeat Dolphins 26-20December 25, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander knew the secondary needed to start playing better against the Miami Dolphins after defensive backs coach Jerry Gray surprisingly yelled at them at halftime.
Packers, Dolphins meet on Christmas with playoff aspirationsDecember 22, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Back in November, Dolphins coach Mike McDaniel said Miami’s goal was to play in meaningful games in December and January.
“When you are in those months playing meaningful football, it is something unlike any other style of football that exists,” McDaniel said.
Packers face grueling 3-game stretch run in playoff bidDecember 20, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers realizes the easy part is over for the Green Bay Packers as they try to continue their improbable path from a 4-8 hole to a playoff berth.
Packers defeat Rams 24-12 to keep playoff hopes aliveDecember 20, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers aren’t giving up hope they can still reach the playoffs, even as they remain multiple games below .500.
A.J. Dillon ran for two scores, Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to Aaron Jones and the Packers kept their playoff hopes afloat with a 24-12 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night amid freezing conditions.
Injuries, exits force young WRs to step up for Packers, RamsDecember 18, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Monday night’s game between the Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers could have showcased two Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks and some of the top wide receivers in the league.
Packers hoping arrival of winter weather gives them an edgeDecember 16, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The first cold snap of the season is blowing into Green Bay just in time for the Packers to welcome the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.
Monday's forecast calls for a high of 19 degrees and a low of 12.
Packers GM, coach want Rodgers back next seasonDecember 6, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A day after Aaron Rodgers said returning for a 19th season with the Green Bay Packers will require a “mutual desire on both sides”, his general manager agreed with the franchise quarterback.
Rodgers, Packers rally in 4th quarter to beat Bears 28-19December 5, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Rodgers figured the Green Bay Packers were in a good spot and would find a way to pull out the win. Given his history against the Chicago Bears, it wasn't exactly a big leap of faith.
Davis scores 44, LeBron passes Magic as Lakers beat BucksDecember 3, 2022 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Davis and LeBron James tore apart the NBA's top-rated defense and gave Los Angeles Lakers coach Darvin Ham a triumphant return to Milwaukee.
Davis scored a season-high 44 points and James passed Magic Johnson on the NBA’s career assists list Friday night in the Lakers' thrilling 133-129 victory over the Bucks.
Rodgers, Packers try to show they still own struggling BearsDecember 2, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY (4-8) at CHICAGO (3-9)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Packers by 2 1/2
Rodgers, Packers try to stop skid, extend streak over BearsDecember 2, 2022 GMT
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers turned toward the crowd after scrambling for a dagger touchdown at Soldier Field last year and landed a verbal haymaker for good measure.
Rodgers says he’d have open mind if Packers ask him to restDecember 1, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers said he’d have an open mind if the Green Bay Packers get eliminated from playoff contention and team officials approach him about resting to allow more game reps for his backup, Jordan Love.
Fields’ status for Bears still in question with Packers nextNovember 30, 2022 GMT
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Justin Fields threw lightly on the field prior to the Chicago Bears' game last week, hoping he would be able to play through an injury to his nonthrowing shoulder after being listed as questionable on the team's final report.
Rodgers says he plans to play Sunday when Packers face BearsNovember 29, 2022 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he expects to play Sunday at Chicago after a rib injury knocked him out of a 40-33 loss at Philadelphia.
“I got good news with the scans yesterday, so I plan on playing this week,” Rodgers said Tuesday on “The Pat McAfee Show” on YouTube and SiriusXM.
LaFleur says Rodgers ‘feeling better,’ but status uncertainNovember 28, 2022 GMT
Aaron Rodgers wants to keep playing through his growing list of injuries as long as the struggling Green Bay Packers still have a mathematical chance of reaching the playoffs.
The Packers’ postseason hopes remain alive, if only in the technical sense, after a 40-33 loss at Philadelphia on Sunday dropped their record to 4-8.
Hurts has Eagles off and running toward best record in NFLNovember 28, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers entered the Packers' game against the Eagles as the reigning two-time NFL MVP. Jalen Hurts showed in the head-to-head matchup why he could be the one to take the award from Rodgers.
Aaron Rodgers injures ribs in Packers’ loss to EaglesNovember 28, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Rodgers kept bending, wincing, the Green Bay star and reigning NFL MVP openly in pain.
Rodgers was forced out by injuries in a loss to the Eagles.
He’s not ready to wave the white flag on the season.
Hurts, Eagles run past Packers 40-33; Rodgers hurtNovember 28, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts ran and ran and he ran so much that Green Bay couldn't catch him as he raced his way into Philadelphia's record book. Hurts outran the Packers and he eclipsed all the other fleet-footed Pro Bowl quarterbacks in Eagles' history.