Packers, Philbin prep for final 2 games of losing season

Football 12/17/18, 18:50

The Green Bay Packers find themselves in unfamiliar territory, with no playoff berth to chase but quarterback Aaron Rodgers healthy enough to play in the final two games of a going-nowhere season.If interim head coach Joe Philbin has anything to say about it, anyone who is healthy enough to play ...

With division in hand, Bears going for first-round bye

Football 12/17/18, 18:24

Coach Matt Nagy is saving the big celebrations for later.He opted instead to spend "quality time" at home with his four sons, ate sushi, consumed "one beverage" and kept his eyes on the prizes still out there after the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North.One he would love, though it ...

Rodgers throws interception as Packers lose 24-17 to Bears

Football 12/16/18, 18:59

Aaron Rodgers missed a couple of open receivers. He got picked off. He came up empty when the Green Bay Packers needed a big play.Nothing like his usual work against the Chicago Bears.Rodgers looked shaky in Green Bay's 24-17 loss to Chicago on Sunday, throwing an interception for the first ...

Bears clinch 1st playoff berth since 2010, beat Packers

Football 12/16/18, 17:38

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.The Bears (10-4) secured their first playoff appearance since the 2010 team won the division, and ...

Bears clinch NFC North with 24-17 victory over Packers

Sports 12/16/18, 16:50

Mitchell Trubisky threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Jackson ended Aaron Rodgers' NFL-record streak without an interception and the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North with a 24-17 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.The Bears (10-4) secured their first playoff appearance since the 2010 team won the NFC North, ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Semifinal lineup advice for Week 15 in NFL

Football 12/13/18, 16:43

Fantasy semifinals in Week 15 give greater consequence to unexpected breakouts and duds from stars — win and you're playing for a title, lose and it's on to 2019.Playing games in mid-December also assures that weather will be a factor for some players in a week where matchups favor quarterbacks. ...

Bears’ sweet scenario: Clinch North, beat Packers to do it

Football 12/13/18, 15:59

Clinch the NFC North championship and beat a heated rival to do it? The Chicago Bears couldn't have asked for a sweeter scenario.That's exactly the opportunity they're staring at when they host Aaron Rodgers and the fading Green Bay Packers on Sunday afternoon."It would be very exciting," quarterback Mitchell Trubisky ...

Packers beat sliding Falcons 34-20, 1st win under Philbin

Football 12/09/18, 16:24

Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and set an NFL record for interception-free football, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-20 Sunday to win their first game under interim head coach Joe Philbin.Aaron Jones ran for a 29-yard score in the third quarter. The defense limited quarterback ...

Packers president Murphy to hire next coach, GM involved

Football 12/03/18, 17:13

Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy says he will hire the franchise's next head coach after firing Mike McCarthy following a stunning loss to the lowly Arizona Cardinals.General manager Brian Gutekunst will also be heavily involved, along with a committee, though Murphy will make the decision.Green Bay Packers' team president ...

McCarthy’s connections to Browns could lead to coaching job

Football 12/03/18, 16:33

Mike McCarthy's candidacy to become Cleveland's next coach has gotten more legitimate.McCarthy was fired Sunday by the Green Bay Packers, who dumped their Super-Bowl wining coach amid a disappointing season and growing rift with star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.McCarthy was already being mentioned as a possibility for the Browns, who dismissed ...

NFL ICYMI: Packers, A-Rod say ‘bye’ to McCarthy; who next?

Football 12/03/18, 02:11

There's little argument that Aaron Rodgers' talent is such that his Green Bay Packers probably should have won more than one Super Bowl by now.For quite some time, there have been those who blamed coach Mike McCarthy for the lack of titles more than credited him for steering the team ...

Column: McCarthy firing as much about culture as performance

Football 12/03/18, 02:09

When a head coach gets fired during an NFL season, it's as much about the culture of his team as it is about performance.That was the case in Green Bay, which in a move almost as stunning as its feeble showing against Arizona on Sunday, Mike McCarthy was canned. The ...

Familiar problems plague fading Packers in loss to Cards

Football 12/02/18, 19:07

Aaron Rodgers wasn't in much of a mood to celebrate his 35th birthday.Not after another loss for the sliding Green Bay Packers.The same problems keep popping up for the offense, most glaringly, empty third downs and a lack of explosive plays.But Sunday's 20-17 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals, one ...

Cardinals stun fading Packers for 20-17 win at Lambeau

Football 12/02/18, 16:33

Zane Gonzalez kicked a 44-yard field goal for Arizona with 1:41 left, Green Bay's Mason Crosby missed a 49-yard attempt as time expired and the Cardinals braved wintry conditions to hold on for a 20-17 win on Sunday.Crosby pushed his kick wide right, with the flags atop Lambeau Field blowing ...

Packers return home, try to keep fading playoff hopes alive

Football 12/02/18, 12:34

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will try to keep fading playoff hopes alive on a snowy Sunday in Green Bay against Arizona and rookie quarterback Josh Rosen.The Packers have lost four of their past five games, all on the road, and trail Chicago and Minnesota in the NFC North.Green Bay ...

Packers’ Cobb gets closer to return, could help on 3rd downs

Football 11/29/18, 17:35

Packers coach Mike McCarthy appreciates how veteran receiver Randall Cobb excels at doing the little things in practice, such as perfecting his footwork and timing.If Cobb can just get over his hamstring injury, he might be able to help on the field, too, with the Packers desperately trying to keep ...

Dude! Cards’ rookie QB Rosen relates with Packers’ Rodgers

Football 11/29/18, 15:55

Josh Rosen abides by "The Dude," and he's not referring directly to the character from the film, "The Big Lebowski," either.Instead it's the nickname that the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback has given to Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers, for some reason."It was just he's that guy, that man," Rosen said ...

When Vikes visit Pats, Rhodes has ‘good chance’ of playing

Football 11/28/18, 17:17

Xavier Rhodes was trailing Green Bay's Davante Adams in coverage along the sideline late in the fourth quarter last week. Aaron Rodgers let the ball fly and Minnesota's best cornerback raced to catch up.Rhodes arrived in time to make the tackle after a 36-yard gain by the Packers, but in ...

Skidding Packers face steep climb to reach playoffs

Football 11/26/18, 17:09

Another close loss on the road left the Green Bay Packers in a huge hole when it comes to their flickering postseason hopes.Quarterback Aaron Rodgers laid out the grim scenario left behind after a 24-1 loss in Minnesota."We're going to need some help from some teams and then we've got ...

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