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Articles tagged with 'packers'

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Busting the bubble: Players state their case in Packers win over Chiefs

Published Aug. 28, 2014

In the final game of the preseason schedule, the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 34-14 Thursday night at Lambeau Field. It was also the last audition for players on the "bubble," those hoping to survive the 22-man cut that must come by Saturday afternoon. Jeff Janis, Myles White and Jayrone Elliott all flashed in the win. Was it enough?

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Packers starters ready to begin the season

Published Aug. 27, 2014

The Green Bay Packers are getting ready for their final preseason game of the summer, but don't expect to see any of the star players on either side of the ball. That's fine by them, as the regulars feel they are ready to go for the season.

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Lessons learned in Packers preseason game

Published Aug. 25, 2014

The preseason is good for everyone, from players to coaches to the flag guy (who fell running out of the tunnel) to even the guys covering the team. Read on to see why I was reminded to never count the chickens before they hatch, and some other observations after the third preseason game.

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Packers put together complete game in victory

Published Aug. 22, 2014

In the one preseason game that "mattered," the starting offensive and defensive units for the Green Bay Packers put together an impressive first half of football that led to a victory over the Oakland Raiders Friday night at Lambeau Field.

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Trust is in the details for Rodgers, receivers

Published Aug. 22, 2014

It's not all about physical ability, at least not in Green Bay. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers requires his pass catchers to be mentally sharp in order to gain trust in them. And that comes from studying up on the details of the position, and the offense.

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Bostick poised for a breakthrough with Packers

Published Aug. 21, 2014

In the National Football League, it is rare that a player gets a chance to truly develop. Brandon Bostick has had that chance in Green Bay, beginning as an undrafted wide receiver who made the practice squad. Now, he's competing to become the starting tight end for the Packers. He feels his time is now.

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Packers fans named best in the NFL

Published Aug. 21, 2014

People love the Green Bay Packers, both in Wisconsin and around the country. But exactly HOW much do they love them? Enough to be named the best fans in the country? Forbes got to the bottom of it with a new ranking.

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Who is the greatest Packer of all time?

Published Aug. 19, 2014

With the recent announcement that the team is going to retire Brett Favre's number and put him into the team Hall of Fame, attention has been turned toward greatness: Who was the greatest Packer of them all? Not one of the greatest, but THE greatest. We get to the bottom of it here.

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Harris looks to recapture magic of 2012

Published Aug. 13, 2014

At the end of the 2012 season, a little-known running back captured the hearts of Green Bay Packers fans and the imagination of the coaching staff. But instead of competing with Eddie Lacy for carries in 2013, DuJuan Harris found himself missing the entire season. Now healthy, Harris hopes he can recapture the magic.

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Making a splash: All Packers players looking to impress

Published Aug. 12, 2014

Contract or not, all of the players on the Green Bay Packers roster want to impress the coaching staff during training camp and the preseason, making "splash plays" that stand out to everyone - including potential future employers.

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Packers players, coaches, looking forward to preseason opener

Published Aug. 8, 2014

Yes, it's just the preseason, and the starting units for the Green Bay Packers aren't going to play very much. But that doesn't mean the team, and head coach Mike McCarthy, aren't looking forward to going up against someone other than a teammate for the first time in 2014.

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Jeremy Ross leaves Fox 6 for move to Chicago

Published Aug. 6, 2014

Last week WITI-TV Fox 6 general assignment reporter Jeremy Ross left the station. This week he is a freelance journalist with WBBM-TV CBS 2 in Chicago.

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NFL officials emphasis could lead to more points

Published Aug. 5, 2014

The NFL sent officials to Green Bay last week to talk to the players about new rules changes, and to emphasize existing ones. The results? Lots of laundry. Could that lead to a banner offensive year in 2014?

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New York Times spends "36 Hours in Green Bay"

Published Aug. 1, 2014

The New York Times goes beyond the Packers in its latest "36 Hours" piece - "36 Hours in Green Bay, Wis." - that's now up on nytimes.com. For you paper people, I'm sure it will run in print on Sunday.

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5 things to watch for at Packers training camp

Published July 25, 2014

The Green Bay Packers report to training camp today and practice begins tomorrow in the shadow of Lambeau Field. Hopes are high for 2014 -- here's what to watch for over the next month.