Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

Sports 05/26/19, 11:01

Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s whose sneak won the famed "Ice Bowl" in 1967, has died. He was 85.The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering ...

Only four players in 100 years have won six NFL titles

Sports 05/17/19, 18:03

Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is the only other player on the planet who can relate to that level of success in the National Football League, which celebrates its 100th season this year."It's going to be a long time, another 100 ...

Cole Madison finds his way back to football with Packers

Sports 05/03/19, 01:54

When the Green Bay Packers used a fifth-round draft pick on Cole Madison last year, there was optimism that the former Washington State standout would be able to fill an opening at right guard.Madison didn't report for training camp. He put football on hold to focus on his life."I love ...

Green Bay picks OL Elgton Jenkins of Mississippi St

Football 04/26/19, 19:31

After spending their first-round selections on defense, the Green Bay Packers went to new coach Matt LaFleur's side of the ball to start Day 2 of the NFL draft.They did not pick a weapon for quarterback Aaron Rodgers.Instead, the Packers used their second-round pick (No. 44 overall) on offensive lineman ...

Free-agent pickups ease pressure on Packers at draft

Football 04/22/19, 15:03

Having signed four potential starters in free agency, the Green Bay Packers enter this week's draft looking to add the missing ingredients to a team that has missed the playoffs the last two seasons."With some of the things that we've done, I think where our team sits today, I'm not ...

Pack might need to shift draft priority for help on offense

Football 04/18/19, 13:52

As long as they've had Aaron Rodgers at the helm, the Green Bay Packers have largely used the top of the draft for help on defense.This might be the year for the Packers to shift priorities, with one of the NFL's all-time great quarterbacks now at age 35. Coming off ...

Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85

Sports 04/12/19, 09:36

The Pro Football Hall of Fame says Green Bay Packers great Forrest Gregg has died at 85.The Hall did not disclose details in its statement Friday.Gregg starred at tackle and guard for the mighty Packers teams of the 1960s. Green Bay coach Vince Lombardi called him the "best player I ...

Browns sign former Steelers S Burnett, ex-AAF QB Gilbert

Football 04/05/19, 12:06

Discarded by Pittsburgh, veteran safety Morgan Burnett has landed in Cleveland.The Browns addressed one of their open starting safety spots on Friday by signing Morgan, who was released earlier this week by the Steelers following a disappointing 2018 season.Cleveland also signed quarterback Garrett Gilbert, who was out of a job ...

McCarthy: Firing ‘couldn’t have been handled any worse’

Football 04/03/19, 14:35

Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he was "stunned" at the timing of his firing last December and that his dismissal "couldn't have been handled any worse."McCarthy told ESPN in a story posted Wednesday he knew it might be time for him to go if the Packers missed ...

Clay Matthews comes home to Rams, joins veterans who love LA

Football 03/21/19, 19:05

When Clay Matthews knew he was leaving the Green Bay Packers, he immediately told his agent he wanted to play for the Los Angeles Rams.Eric Weddle says he did the same when his time in Baltimore ended this month.Blake Bortles took it a step further: The veteran quarterback was so ...

Rams sign longtime Packers LB Clay Matthews to 2-year deal

Football 03/19/19, 21:25

Linebacker Clay Matthews agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday, returning to his native Southern California after a decade with the Green Bay Packers.The 32-year-old Matthews set the Packers franchise record with 83½ sacks over his 10 seasons in Green Bay. The former USC star ...

Cowboys agree to terms on 1-year contract with WR Cobb

Sports 03/19/19, 19:02

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free-agent receiver Randall Cobb.Cobb spent the first eight years of his NFL career with the Green Bay Packers, though he was limited to nine games last season because of a hamstring injury and a concussion.Along with the addition ...

Top 10 NFL free agents of all time.

Football 03/12/19, 16:43

A look at the most impactful football free agents of all time:1. DE Reggie White, 1993 Green Bay Packers.White stunned the NFL by choosing Green Bay after a whirlwind tour in the first offseason of unfettered free agency. His arrival at age 32 signaled a new era for the Packers, ...

Packers to sign Za’Darius Smith as part of free agent spree

Sports 03/12/19, 13:59

After missing the playoffs in back-to-back years, the Green Bay Packers are spending big in free agency to try to get back the postseason.The Packers agreed to $183 million worth of contracts Tuesday with edge rusher Za'Darius Smith, linebacker Preston Smith, safety Adrian Amos and offensive lineman Billy Turner. The ...

Longtime Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn retires

Football 03/06/19, 16:31

Former Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn has announced his retirement.Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst made the announcement Wednesday.Kuhn played nine seasons with the Packers (2007-15) and won the Super Bowl in the 2010 season. Kuhn was a part of Packers teams that won five division titles, finished with at ...

Packers’ LaFleur looks to build relationship with Rodgers

Football 02/28/19, 03:16

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers endured perhaps the most challenging year of his career — a season marked by a knee injury, inconsistent play and the firing of coach Mike McCarthy.Enter new coach Matt LaFleur, who would rather look ahead to building a relationship with Rodgers than look back ...

QB coach brings familiar face for Rodgers on Packers’ staff

Football 02/18/19, 17:53

When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets ready for his 15th season, he'll be working with a new coach and offensive coordinator.Plus, for the first time in his career, he'll be directing a new offense.At least there will be a constant for the 35-year-old quarterback: the return of Luke ...

Chicago Bears halt pregame perk, ending Packers fan’s suit

Football 02/05/19, 17:35

The Chicago Bears have ended a pregame perk that prompted a federal lawsuit by a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan who wanted to wear the Wisconsin team's green and gold apparel to warmups at Soldier Field.Bears attorney Paul Greenwalt told The Chicago Tribune that the team is eliminating the program ...

Titans promote tight ends assistant to offensive coordinator

Football 01/21/19, 16:43

Mike Vrabel has stayed inside the Tennessee Titans' organization for his new offensive coordinator, promoting tight ends assistant Arthur Smith to the job vacated when Matt LaFleur left for the Green Bay Packers' head coaching job.Vrabel announced the promotion Monday, saying he's excited for both Smith and the Titans to ...

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