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Articles tagged with 'injuries'


Sounding conflicted and upset, Sam Shields announces Packers cut him

Published Feb. 8, 2017

Sam Shields has been released by the Packers, ending a seven-year tenure in Green Bay in which he sustained several concussions, and the veteran cornerback sounded pretty upset - or at least conflicted - in an Instagram post announcing the move Wednesday.


5 stretches to help avoid running injuries

Published Aug. 8, 2016

As runners increase their training in advance of the Lake Michigan Marathon on Sept. 4, they also increase their chance of injuries. But a proper warmup and cool down can dramatically reduce the likelihood of injury. Here are some tips from Athletico Physical Therapy:


3 reasons for optimism and pessimism during the Packers' bye week

Published Oct. 23, 2015

There are plenty of reasons for the Green Bay Packers to feel good about where they're at as they enjoy a Week 7 bye. However, for a team with obvious Super Bowl aspirations, there are some reservations about what this year's team might be able to accomplish in the big picture. Let's look at why there should be optimism - and pessimism - going into the rest of the season.


Doctor details the problems with oblique injuries for Brewers, Packers

Published Aug. 20, 2014

Key members of the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers have suffered oblique injuries this year, but it has affected each differently. caught up with Dr. Omar Darr of Aurora Health Care to explain what those injuries mean and how they can affect the two sports (and their positions) differently.


The good, the bad and the odd of the Packers' season

Published Jan. 7, 2014

There was plenty to cheer for during the 2013 Green Bay Packers' season, plenty to shake your head at, and enough to wonder what exactly was going on out there. Here are some of the good, the bad and the odd moments and players that helped define the 2013 Packers season.


Defining the "Packers Way"

Published Dec. 25, 2013

It is easy to say it's all about the "next man up" when it comes to injuries in the NFL, and the Green Bay Packers are no different than every other team in that regard. But, the way they find and prepare those "next men" is unique, and it defines the "Packers Way."


Packers and Bucks suffer a winter of our discontent

Published Nov. 19, 2013

With sincere apologies to both John Steinbeck and William Shakespeare, now is "The Winter of Our Discontent." These are not good times for either the Packers or Bucks, and both are suffering from the same thing: injuries.


Packers injury situation not as bad as other teams'

Published Oct. 25, 2013

The Green Bay Packers have a chance to separate themselves from the rest of the NFC North this weekend with a win in Minnesota and Detroit facing a tough Dallas team. It's amazing to think about that, considering the key players the Packers have lost to injury. But, they're not as bad off as other teams around the league.


Top Packers injuries of all-time

Published Oct. 15, 2013

The Green Bay Packers are once again dealing with a bevy of injuries, but fortunately none seems too serious or career-threatening. Through its long and storied history, the Packers have suffered through some pretty significant injures. Some turned out OK, others made lasting impacts on the organization.


Should the Packers call on Driver?

Published Oct. 14, 2013

The Green Bay Packers lost receivers James Jones and Randall Cobb to injury on Sunday. While they heal, should the team call Donald Driver and see if he is willing to fill in?


Packers' Hawk once again in the spotlight

Published Oct. 10, 2013

A.J. Hawk is in his eighth season in Green Bay, and in that time he's been celebrated, maligned, cut and re-signed. Now, with star Clay Matthews out for a month and other linebackers hurting, the spotlight is back on the former No. 5 overall pick.


Injury prevention proving tough for Packers

Published July 30, 2013

The season-long storyline for the Green Bay Packers in 2012 was the seemingly weekly addition of key players to injury lists. Preventing such injuries is top of mind in training camp - though health will always prove elusive in the NFL.


Has the WBC contributed to Brewers issues?

Published July 11, 2013

A dozen members of the Milwaukee Brewers organization participated in the World Baseball Classic this spring. All of them have had some sort of issue, be it with health or productivity, since then.


The Milwaukee curse

Published Feb. 21, 2013

There are some labels in sports an athlete wants to have: "a closer." "Clutch." "A competitor." Others, not so much. But there is one label that is the worst of all, and unfortunately many Milwaukee athletes have been stuck with it.