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Packers offense on the move with quick tempo

Packers offense on the move with quick tempo

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers would like to push the pace. Most teams say they’re at their best when dictating tempo. But most teams don’t have quarterback Aaron Rodgers operating the offense, or playmaking receivers such as Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, and running back Eddie Lacy. Rodgers has 25 touchdown […]

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Green Bay Packers offer standing-room-only tickets

Green Bay Packers offer standing-room-only tickets

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers are offering standing-room-only tickets for the first time through a trial run at Lambeau Field. Football fans were able to stand and watch the game from a section at the south end of the field Sunday during the game against the Chicago Bears. The team offered […]

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Rodgers throws 6 TDs, Packers rout Bears 55-14

Rodgers throws 6 TDs, Packers rout Bears 55-14

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers threw six touchdown passes to tie the Green Bay game record and match the NFL record for a half, and the Packers routed the reeling Chicago Bears 55-14 on Sunday night. Rodgers was 18 of 27 for 315 yards, throwing scoring passes of 73 and 40 yards to […]

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Darren Sharper court hearing delayed again

Darren Sharper court hearing delayed again

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A long-delayed preliminary hearing for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on Los Angeles County charges that he drugged and raped two women he met at a West Hollywood nightclub has been pushed back to Dec. 5. Sharper, who has been jailed since February, appeared briefly in court Friday and agreed […]

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Packers WR Cobb making plays; big payday next?

Packers WR Cobb making plays; big payday next?

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Randall Cobb keeps finding the end zone for the Green Bay Packers. Soon enough, it could lead to a big payday. The fourth-year receiver is in the last season of his rookie contract after being drafted in 2011. He loves Green Bay and shows no letup in proving he can […]

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Key reserve Dukan to sit 2 games for No. 3 Badgers

Key reserve Dukan to sit 2 games for No. 3 Badgers

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin forward Duje Dukan must sit out the first two games of the season for the No. 3 Badgers following a review of the senior’s eligibility. The school said Wednesday that the issue stems from the 2012-13 season, when Dukan played limited minutes in an exhibition game and a closed scrimmage […]

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Packers test ‘standing room’ ticket sales

Packers test ‘standing room’ ticket sales

| November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers have a limited number of standing-room-only tickets for the Chicago Bears game at Lambeau Field Sunday night and the Philadelphia Eagles game Nov. 16. Packers tickets director Mark Wagner says the team will test the concept and decide later if it will work for high demand […]

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Coach McCarthy signs extension with Packers

Coach McCarthy signs extension with Packers

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Coach Mike McCarthy has signed a contract extension with the Green Bay Packers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed Monday. McCarthy is in his ninth season with the team. He led the Packers to a Super Bowl title after the 2010 season. His contract was last extended following that […]

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Ramirez accepts $14 million option with Brewers

Ramirez accepts $14 million option with Brewers

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Aramis Ramirez has accepted his half of the $14 million mutual option in his contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee exercised its half of the option Friday, and the Brewers announced Ramirez’s decision Monday. If the option had been declined, he would have become a free agent. The 36-year-old third baseman is […]

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Eagles-Packers moved to 4:25 p.m. in Week 11

Eagles-Packers moved to 4:25 p.m. in Week 11

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – The Philadelphia Eagles’ game at Green Bay against the Packers on Nov. 16 will be played at 4:25 p.m. EST on Fox instead of 1 p.m. as part of the NFL’s new “cross-flexing” scheduling. The league also announced that the Minnesota Vikings’ game at the Chicago Bears game will be televised […]

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