The Green Bay Packers signed outside linebacker Preston Smith to a contract extension and released outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith and offensive lineman Billy Turner in a flurry of moves before the start of the free-agency period.
GREEN BAY (10-3) at BALTIMORE (8-5)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox
BETTING LINE: Packers by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay's defense toppled star quarterbacks Kyler Murray, Patrick Mahomes and Russell Wilson in impressive fashion in the past three games, picking up the slack for an offense that's used to carrying the Packers.
A team considered a strong Super Bowl contender will be at Lambeau Field on Thursday night. It's not — at least right now — the visiting Eagles.
Philadelphia was among the early favorites in the NFC.
ASHBURN Ryan Anderson entered the Redskins' locker room Monday, rapping loudly to no one in particular. Later on, linebacker Preston Smith did the same while sitting at his own stall.
A day after Washington's 16-13 win Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the vibe at the team's facility was noticeably different from what it had been in recent weeks.