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Packers | Aaron Rodgers will not be limited
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:36:24 -0700

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers will not be limited during training camp even though he has dealt with injuries over the last few seasons, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. "We're not counting throws all the time, and it's not a concern as it will be when he's later in his career," McCarthy said. "I mean, he's still very physically fit and so I don't feel like I need to protect him because of any type of elbow or shoulder issue, thing like that. But we just work through it, communicate and see where he's at every day." McCarthy said Rodgers' playing time in the preseason will not change.


Packers | Casey Matthews to IR
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:48:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Casey Matthews (hip) has been placed on injured reserve due to a hip injury that occurred during the team's offseason program.


Packers | Eddie Lacy tough to bring down
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:11:26 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy ranked fifth in yards after contact last year, and he plays "like he weighs 300 pounds," according to an NFC North personnel member.


Packers | B.J. Raji happy at nose tackle
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:36:14 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT B.J. Raji has been energized by his move back to nose tackle this season.


Packers | Jermaine Gresham visits Green Bay
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:23:15 -0700

Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) visited the Green Bay Packers Thursday, July 23, according to a source.


Packers | Letroy Guion suspended
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:55:20 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT Letroy Guion has been suspended three games Thursday, July 23, for his Feb. 3 arrest. Guion plans to appeal.


Packers | Eddie Lacy not setting goals
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:51:44 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy said he doesn't set personal goals. Lacy said he focuses on whatever it takes to put the team in a position to win.


Packers | Reggie Wayne drawing interest from Pack
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:25:50 -0700

Free-agent WR Reggie Wayne (Colts) is drawing interest from the Green Bay Packers.


Packers | Andrew Quarless likely not facing jail time
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:26:29 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless probably won't be imprisoned since he was charged with a misdemeanor and not a felony. Quarless was arrested for discharging a firearm in public, but he said it was an act caused by drunken stupidity, not violence.


Packers | Rajion Neal the favorite for No. 3 RB?
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:26:30 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB Rajion Neal may be leading the pack to play behind RBs Eddie Lacy and James Starks this season. Neal's familiarity with the offense could put him ahead of rookie RBs John Crockett and Alonzo Harris.


Packers | Green Bay looking at tight end market?
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 05:19:20 -0700

The Green Bay Packers could sign a free-agent tight end before training camp opens Thursday, July 30. Free-agent TE Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) is considered a candidate.


Packers | Larger role for Richard Rogers
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:24:30 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Richard Rogers is expected to have a more significant role in the passing game this season.


Packers | Richard Rodgers, Andrew Quarless to compete
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09:57:16 -0700

Green Bay Packers TEs Richard Rodgers and Andrew Quarless are expected to compete for the starting tight end job this year. Quarless caught 29 passes for 323 yards and three touchdowns in 2014. However, he could be subject to discipline under the league's personal conduct policy after being arrested over the weekend for discharging a firearm in public.


Packers | More on Datone Jones' suspension
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:39:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones was cited for marijuana possession several hours after the NFC Championship Game in January. He was suspended for the season opener due to violating the substance abuse policy.


Packers | Andrew Quarless safe for now
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:27:40 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless will not be released at this time even though he was arrested this past weekend for discharging a firearm in public, according to sources.


Packers | Damarious Randall to remain at CB
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 06:55:09 -0700

Green Bay Packers CB Damarious Randall did not see any time at safety during offseason workouts, and the team seems set on keeping Randall at cornerback.


Packers | Andrew Quarless arrested
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:41:57 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless was arrested early Saturday, July 4, for allegedly firing a gun into the ground, according to police. Quarless supposedly was involved in a fight and fled the scene, but was apprehended. The tight end has been charged with discharging a firearm in public.


Packers | Jeff Janis more comfortable this year
Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:47:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis continues to improve and was ready to step in and play at the end of last season, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. "Now it's a completely different world," Janis said. "It's really starting to slow down for me. I'm starting to see things a little differently, and it's coming a lot easier."


Packers | Datone Jones to sit a game
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:54:55 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones has been suspended one game by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy.


Packers | Sam Barrington the answer at ILB?
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:21:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Sam Barrington has been called the solution to the team's problems at inside linebacker, and after entering the starting lineup late last year, he recorded double-digit tackles in three of the last four games. "You could see him grow every week," defensive coordinator Dom Capers said. "As a signal caller, he'd make his calls with confidence. Once he recognized something, he could go from point A to point B. He's got some quick twitch to him."


Packers | Richard Rodgers to see more snaps?
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:53:30 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Richard Rodgers could see more playing time in 2015, according to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com. Rodgers played 528 snaps, while fellow TE Andrew Quarless played 695 snaps. Demovsky said he wouldn't be surprised if those numbers reversed this season.


Packers | Jared Abbrederis may be on bubble
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:39:54 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jared Abbrederis could have problems making to roster if the team decides to keep only five receivers on the final roster.


Packers | Two will compete for No. 3 RB job
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:48:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB John Crockett and Rajion Neal are expected to compete for the No. 3 running back job during training camp.


Packers | John Crockett will be ready for training camp
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:51:11 -0700

Green Bay Packers rookie RB John Crockett (ankle) is nursing a sprained left ankle, but should be available for the start of training camp July 30.


Packers | Sign Harold Spears
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:40:54 -0700

Free-agent TE Harold Spears (Saints) was signed to an undisclosed contract Thursday, June 18.


Packers | Aaron Rodgers and others excused early
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:39:51 -0700

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and any Packer with at least six years of experience were excused early from practice Thursday, June 18. Head coach Mike McCarthy said he was pleased with the output they had given and that those who were excused early were still involved with the strength and conditioning and meetings portions of practice.


Packers | John Crockett sitting
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 08:49:23 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB John Crockett (ankle) is out of practice Thursday, June 18. He left practice Tuesday, June 16, and had ice on his left ankle.


Packers | Damarious Randall financials
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 12:28:52 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers first-round pick CB Damarious Randall's four-year rookie deal is worth a maximum of $7,915,728. Randall's guaranteed money totals $6,401,310, including a signing bonus of $4,016,728.


Packers | Davante Adams praised by head coach
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:13:42 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams has received significant praise from head coach Mike McCarthy and teammates for his development. "I think Davante has done a great job in the strength and conditioning. He's been really, really good in practice throughout this deal. Davante, if you wanted me to pick an MVP or an all-star, he would definitely be atop the list," McCarthy noted.


Packers | Coach impressed with Richard Rodgers
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:03:49 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Richard Rodgers has progressed and taken a natural step forward, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. "You look at the way he performed Week 1 compared to how he performed the last stretch of the season. Now you have a chance to go back and look at all the video, it's a lot more natural for him. He's not thinking about what he's doing, he's obviously focusing more on his technique and fundamentals and his awareness of what the defense is doing."


Packers | Matt Blanchard has edge for No.3 QB job
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:35:36 -0700

Green Bay Packers QB Matt Blanchard has looked well ahead of rookie QB Brett Hundley in the competition for the team's No. 3 quarterback job. "Matt Blanchard had a heck of a day today," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday, June 16. "I'll just tell you what I told him when I met him in April [at his workout]. I said, 'Why the hell don't you have a job?'" It's not guaranteed the Packers even keep a third quarterback out of training camp, but if they do Hundley may be the one they end up choosing based on his potential as a fifth-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.


Packers | Ty Montgomery standing out
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:27:52 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Ty Montgomery was a standout at minicamp practice Tuesday, June 16. Quarterbacks and receivers coach Alex Van Pelt said he was impressed with Montgomery's ability to retain the plays from rookie camp. Montgomery also caught a deep ball and exhibited his catch-and-run ability.


Packers | Sign Damarious Randall
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:56:23 -0700

Green Bay Packers first-round pick rookie CB Damarious Randall signed his four-year deal Tuesday, June 16. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Packers | Andrew Quarless receives praise
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:40:27 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless has made strides this offseason, according to QB Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers said he thought something clicked for Quarless late last season and he's ready to take the next step.


Packers | Jordy Nelson practicing
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:10:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hip) is practicing Tuesday, June 16. The receivers are working in groups of three working on route concepts.


Packers | Datone Jones turns to yoga
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:00:51 -0700

Green Bay Packers DL Datone Jones said he missed six sacks last year because of poor balance and flexibility, and he believes a stretching regiment started late last year that includes trips to a yoga studio will help him reach his potential in 2015.


Packers | Scott Tolzien expected to be No. 2 QB
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:38:47 -0700

Green Bay Packers QB Scott Tolzien has been working with the second-team offense during offseason workouts and appears to be the leading candidate for the No. 2 quarterback job.


Packers | Jeff Janis running with No. 1 offense
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 05:18:11 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis has been working with the No. 1 offense while WR Jordy Nelson (hip) remains sidelined following hip surgery. Janis has been trying to build chemistry with QB Aaron Rodgers, which is a must for Janis to gain the trust of Rodgers and his coaches. "It's a lot different going with Aaron because he's on a whole other level, but I'm just trying to take advantage of all the reps that I get and try to make plays whenever he comes my way," Janis said.


Packers | Davante Adams praised by Aaron Rodgers
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:45:13 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams was praised by QB Aaron Rodgers for his athleticism, and Rodgers said Adams has "humungous upside."


Packers | Jordy Nelson practices Wednesday
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:50:49 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (hip) practiced Wednesday, June 10, for the first time since undergoing hip surgery earlier this offseason. Nelson participated in individual drills during organized team activities. After practice, Nelson said he's right where he wants to be in the recovery process and that he'll be ready for training camp July 30.


Packers | Randall Cobb feeling no pressure
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:07:26 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb said the pressure he's felt in the past has been released since he signed his new, long-term contract. Cobb said now he can focus on working on his game and the high expectations he's set for himself.


Packers | Damarious Randall adjusting
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 19:41:36 -0700

Green Bay Packers CB Damarious Randall said that his transition from safety to cornerback has been going well, and the team hopes his conversion will help compensate for the losses of Cleveland Browns CB Tramon Williams (Browns) and Jacksonville Jaguars CB Davon House in free agency.


Packers | B.J. Raji praised by head coach
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:51:12 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT B.J. Raji is in great shape, in tune and showing how bright he is on the field, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.


Packers | Sam Shields showing leadership
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:42:27 -0700

Green Bay Packers CB Sam Shields is being more of a leader in the Packers' locker room this offeason, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy said Shields has stepped up into a leadership role and is comfortable doing so.


Packers | Scott Tolzien improving
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:31:57 -0700

Green Bay Packers QB Scott Tolzien has made great strides this offseason, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy said Tolzien has made changes in his fundamentals and that those can be seen in his footwork, techniques and throwing motion.


Green Bay Packers

Abbrederis Jared WR
Adams Davante WR
Backman Kennard TE
Bakhtiari David OT
Ball Russ TO
Banjo Chris FS
Barclay Don OT
Barrington Sam LB
Bennett Edgar AC
Blanchard Matt QB
Blue Javess WR
Boyd Josh DL
Bradford Carl LB
Bulaga Bryan OT
Burnett Morgan FS
Campen James AC
Capers Dom DC
Clements Tom OC
Clinton-Dix Ha Ha S
Cobb Randall WR
Collins Ricky WR
Coxson Adrian WR
Crockett John RB
Crosby Mason PK
Daniels Mike DL
Dantzler Tavarus LB
Davis Rob AC
Ebbele Fabbians OL
Elliott Jayrone LB
Fanor Jean CB
Fontenot Jerry AC
Francis Josh LB
Gash Sam AC
Gaston Bruce DL
Gerhart Garth C
Getsy Luke AC
Gillett Alex WR
Gizzi Chris AC
Glover-Wright Tay CB
Goode Brett OT
Goodson Demetri CB
Guion Letroy DL
Gullickson Rock AC
Hariston Carl AC
Harris Alonzo RB
Hayward Casey CB
Henry Mitchell TE
Highsmith Sr. Alonzo TO
Hooks Lavon DT
Hubbard Adrian LB
Hundley Brett QB
Hunt Jimmie WR
Hyde Micah FS
Janis Jeff WR
Jones Datone DL
Knott Ty AC
Koonce George AC
Kowalski Vince OT
Kuhn John FB
Lacy Eddie RB
Lang T.J. OT
Lewis Eric AC
Linsley Corey C
Lovat Mark AC
Mandell Cody P
Masthay Tim P
Matthews Clay LB
McCabe Mike OT
McCarthy Mike HC
McCurley Scott AC
Miller Brad AC
Montgomery Jerry AC
Montgomery Ty WR
Moss Winston AC
Mulumba Andy LB
Neal Mike LB
Neal Rajion RB
Nelson Jordy WR
Novak Frank AC
Palmer Nate DL
Pennel Mike DT
Peppers Julius LB
Perillo Justin TE
Perry Darren AC
Perry Nick LB
Phillips Andy C
Pinkard Larry WR
Quarless Andrew TE
Raji B.J. DL
Randall Damarious CB
Reed Jarvis LB
Richardson Sean SS
Ringo Christian DT
Ripkowski Aaron FB
Rodgers Aaron QB
Rodgers Richard TE
Rollins Quinten CB
Rotheram Matt OL
Rushing John AC
Ryan Jake LB
Sebetic Kyle S
Shields Sam CB
Simmons Jason AC
Sitton Josh OG
Smithson Shaky WR
Solari Mike AC
Spears Harold TE
Starks James RB
Stock Mike AC
Taylor Lane OG
Thomas Joe X. LB
Thomas Joseph X. LB
Thompson Ted GM
Thornton Khyri DL
Tobin Vince AC
Tolzien Scott QB
Tretter JC OT
Trgovac Mike AC
Van Pelt Alex AC
Vujnovich Jeremy OT
Walker Josh OG
Washington Lionel AC
White Myles WR
Whitt Jr. Joe AC
Wilson Jarvis LB
Zook Ron AC