Packers turn to rookie Looney to prepare for Rams, Darnold

Football 10/26/18, 17:31

The Green Bay Packers turned to rookie defensive lineman James Looney to get ready to face Los Angeles Rams star defensive tackle Aaron Donald.Other than sharing jersey No. 99, Donald and Looney have little in common. Looney was one of Green Bay's seventh-round draft picks this year, failed to make ...

Golden idol: Goff faces Rodgers when 7-0 Rams host Packers

Football 10/25/18, 21:11

Aaron Rodgers is a major figure in Jared Goff's earliest football memories.While Goff was a little kid growing up in Marin County, his father took him to games at Berkeley's Memorial Stadium, where he watched Rodgers' collegiate brilliance for California.That kid also got one of his first lessons in professional ...

Back in play: Rams’ Sam Shields to face Green Bay friends

Football 10/24/18, 21:41

Not many defensive backs know more about Aaron Rodgers' strengths and proclivities than Sam Shields. He went against the Green Bay Packers' superstar quarterback in practice each week for seven years while they were teammates."Oh yeah, it was a good competition, and we enjoyed it," Shields said Wednesday, chuckling at ...

Packers search for offensive identity, greater balance post-bye

Football 10/20/18, 01:25

GREEN BAY — As Mike McCarthy prepared to bid adieu to his team’s media corps for the bye week — a respite he surely would enjoy — the Green Bay Packers coach’s final press briefing somehow morphed into open mic night at the Chuckle Hut.For years, McCarthy and quarterback Aaron ...

Flying and football fuel Packers tight end Jimmy Graham

Football 10/18/18, 18:57

Two passions fuel Jimmy Graham, each related in one way or another with moving quickly through the air.Football in the fall, flying in the offseason.A 1950s-era amphibious plane that he restored to pristine condition also represents how far he has come back from a serious knee injury. Both rebuilds occurred ...

49ers have little time to dwell on Packers loss with LA next

Football 10/16/18, 19:14

The San Francisco 49ers have little time to dwell on a heartbreaking loss to Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.The Niners have to immediately shift their focus to another tough test with the undefeated Los Angeles Rams coming to town on Sunday.Coach Kyle Shanahan spent Tuesday morning going over ...

McCarthy knows Packers have to improve for post-bye stretch

Football 10/16/18, 19:01

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy heads into the bye week well aware of his team's shortcomings.And he knows how crucial it is to fix them in advance of the most challenging portion of the schedule."It was important to win the game on so many different fronts," McCarthy said on ...

Mason Crosby’s emotional week ends on high note for Packers

Football 10/16/18, 02:00

Mason Crosby smiled as he left the field.It was quite the week for the Green Bay Packers' veteran kicker.Crosby hit four field goals, including the winner from 27 yards as time expired to lift the Packers past the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 on Monday night."This week was a grind, it ...

Niners give Packers 2nd chance late after flag on Sherman

Football 10/16/18, 01:39

The San Francisco 49ers turned the ball over three times but still had a chance to hold off the Green Bay Packers.Then an illegal contact penalty on cornerback Richard Sherman with 43 seconds left wiped out a sack of Aaron Rodgers on third-and-15.No way were the Green Bay Packers going ...

Crosby hits FG as time expires, Packers beat 49ers 33-30

Football 10/15/18, 23:47

Mason Crosby kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to cap an 81-yard drive set up by Kevin King's interception with 1:07 left, and the Green Bay Packers outlasted the San Francisco 49ers for a 33-30 win on Monday night.The drive was extended after 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman was ...

Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies at 83

Football 10/13/18, 15:39

Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83.He died unexpectedly at a hospital in his hometown of Baton ...

Packers kicker Crosby looks to bounce back after awful game

Football 10/12/18, 18:48

Mason Crosby survived one of the worst seasons of his career by putting together five of his best.The veteran Green Bay Packers kicker isn't looking at what happened in 2012, when he made just 21 of 33 field-goal attempts, as a pathway to bouncing back from a nightmarish performance last ...

49ers apologize for leaving Kaepernick photos out of gallery

Football 10/12/18, 16:59

The San Francisco 49ers are apologizing for initially leaving Colin Kaepernick out of a photo gallery celebrating the team's history against the Green Bay Packers.The team posted dozens of photos on its website of past games against the Packers before the teams meet again Monday night without at first including ...

Beathard, 49ers look to rebound against Packers at Lambeau

Football 10/11/18, 21:54

After a four-turnover performance last week, San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard faces quite a platform in a try for redemption.Beathard will lead his team into Lambeau Field for Monday night's game against the Green Bay Packers, a nationally televised matchup that represents the biggest stage on which Beathard will ...

49ers, Packers look to cut down on turnovers at Lambeau

Football 10/11/18, 15:58

Turnovers just might be the most important statistic in football.Just ask the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers.The 49ers last week had a 33-10 edge in first downs against Arizona but still lost by 10 following five giveaways.The Packers (2-2-1) almost doubled the Lions in total offense (521-264) and ...

Protect the football and it should fix everything

Football 10/08/18, 19:05

Protect the football and it should fix everything.That seems to be the viewpoint of Mike McCarthy, whose Green Bay Packers have a variety of issues that have led to a 2-2-1 start."The big part of that game is focusing on the things we can control," McCarthy said Monday, one day ...

Lions go into bye on a high after beating Packers 31-23

Football 10/08/18, 04:08

The Detroit Lions have beaten Aaron Rodgers- and Tom Brady-led teams this season.And yes, they still have a losing record.Detroit has provided glimpses of its potential, beating the Green Bay Packers 31-23 on Sunday in their first home game since dominating the New England Patriots.The Lions (2-3) have also shown ...

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