Results tagged with 'concussions'
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.
Published Oct. 18, 2016
The Packers announced they'd placed Sam Shields, who's been sidelined for more than a month with a concussion suffered in the season opener at Jacksonville, on injured reserve, a move that has seemed inescapable for weeks and probably should have been made sooner.
Published July 14, 2016
Aaron Rodgers sat down with Bill Simmons last night for the sports pundit's new HBO show, "Any Given Wednesday." The interview went as expected, which is to say it was amusing, entertaining, at times enlightening and often predictable. Here are some excerpts.
Published March 14, 2016
B.J. Raji is reportedly done playing football, at least for this year, which means the Packers have lost a valuable defensive lineman and the NFL has lost a priceless fat dancer.
Published Feb. 9, 2016
It's Black History Month, the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl I took place Sunday and the NFL is embroiled in its concussions controversy. Those elements collided in a recent New York Times story about ex-Packer Willie Wood.
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