Team Notebook: Green Bay Packers

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Packers | Julius Peppers drawing interest
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 19:51:56 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers was being "jokingly recruited" by players at the Pro Bowl, including several from one of the top teams in the NFC, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report.


Packers | Julius Peppers plans to return
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:19:28 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers plans to play in 2016, even it means playing for another team.


Packers | Scott Tolzien looking for chance to start
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:53:32 -0800

Green Bay Packers backup QB Scott Tolzien, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent in March of 2016, has expressed his desire to become a starter in 2016. The Packers drafted QB Brett Hundley in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft to be QB Aaron Rodgers' long-term backup.


Packers | Uncertain if James Jones returns
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:02:59 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent WR James Jones will be 32 this offseason, and typically general manager Ted Thompson avoids receivers of that advanced age. However, Jones played 1,205 out of 1,316 snaps (91.6 percent) while leading the team in receiving yardage (971) with 17.8 yards per reception. He is also a favorite of QB Aaron Rodgers.


Packers | Andrew Quarless not expected back
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:02:00 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent TE Andrew Quarless is not expected back in 2016.


Packers | Davante Adams was huge disappointment
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:01:33 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams was a huge disappointment last season, dropping 12 of his 96 targets, or 12.5 percent. He also averaged just 9.7 yards per reception, and only 3.0 yards after the catch. Beat writer Rob Reischel feels Adams might simply be in a fight for a roster spot in training camp and the preseason.


Packers | Randall Cobb would love less attention
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:00:51 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb was unable to step up and fill the role as No. 1 wideout once WR Jordy Nelson (knee) went down, but part of the reason he saw so much attention was the failure of WR Davante Adams to step up as a secondary receiver.


Packers | Jordy Nelson has resumed running
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 22:00:15 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson (knee) started to run recently and he is hopeful of being a full participant when training camp begins this summer. "I think Jordy will come back better than ever," head coach Mike McCarthy said. "Just like you knew he would, he's so far ahead with the rehab, he looks great. There's no reason to think he won't be as good as new."


Packers | Fan fave John Kuhn to hit market?
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:59:01 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent FB John Kuhn would like to play another year or two. While his blocking has been on the decline, and he is 33 years old, he is a favorite of QB Aaron Rodgers and head coach Mike McCarthy.


Packers | James Starks could seek job elsewhere
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:58:23 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent RB James Starks is set to turn 30 later this month. While that is generally an age running backs see a decline, he has plenty of tread on the tires with just 555 carries in six NFL seasons. He might seek a chance at a No. 1 running back job elsewhere.


Packers | Eddie Lacy well over playing weight
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:57:53 -0800

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy was listed at 234 pounds during the season, but beat writer Rob Reischel says it is a good bet Lacy was at least 25 pound heavier than that. During his 61-yard run in the playoff against the Arizona Cardinals he took 12.02 seconds to complete the play.


Packers | T.J. Lang to have surgery
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:06:32 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang (shoulders) said he is scheduled for surgery on his right shoulder Wednesday, Feb. 3. It is unknown at this point if he will also have surgery on his left shoulder.


Packers | Eddie Lacy looking to shape up
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:40:57 -0800

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy was advised to lose 30 pounds in the offseason, and he's committed to it.


Packers | Brett Hundley's footwork improving
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:15:23 -0800

Green Bay Packers QB Brett Hundley looks like a "whole different guy" because of how much his footwork has improved, quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt said.


Packers | Aaron Rodgers had knee surgery
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:09:31 -0800

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (knee) had knee surgery following the loss to the Arizona Cardinals in the divisional round of the playoffs, but he said he is "doing well" and "recovering on schedule."


Packers | Brett Hundley may be backup quarterback
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:18:35 -0800

Green Bay Packers QB Brett Hundley likely will be the team's No. 2 quarterback next season since QB Scott Tolzien will be an unrestricted free agent.


Packers | B.J. Raji expected to re-sign
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:02:45 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent DT B.J. Raji is expected to re-sign with the team in the offseason.


Packers | Mike McCarthy not coaching Pro Bowl
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:29:16 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy (illness) will not coach the Pro Bowl due to a stomach illness. Doctors advised McCarthy not to travel, so associate head coach Winston Moss will take over.


Packers | Mike McCarthy fed up with GM
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:31:08 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is fed up with general manager Ted Thompson's unwillingness to take a chance and reinforce the roster with veteran players through free agency, according to several sources.


Packers | Ben Sirmans joins coaching staff
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 12:59:23 -0800

Former St. Louis Rams running backs coach Ben Sirmans has been hired by the Green Bay Packers for the same position.


Packers | Three offensive linemen facing contract years
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:43:12 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang, OT David Bakhtiari and OG Josh Sitton are each heading into contract years in 2016. They will be unrestricted free agents if they do not receive extensions before this time next year.


Packers | Aaron Rodgers injured
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 14:37:57 -0800

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (undisclosed) will not participate in the Pro Bowl due to an undisclosed injury. Rodgers is being replaced by Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr.


Packers | Mike McCarthy talks Jordy Nelson absence
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:45:17 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson's absence throughout the season gave the Packers a lack of a big target down the field in 2015. Head coach Mike McCarthy lamented that disadvantage. "You look at the production of Jordy when he went inside… now you're dictating to the defense what coverage they can play to you," McCarthy said. "When you don't have that element or the element to complement that, you see what we saw this year."


Packers | Jerry Fontenot let go
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:04:26 -0800

Green Bay Packers tight ends coach Jerry Fontenot was fired Tuesday, Jan. 19, according to sources.


Packers | Sam Gash fired
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:15:37 -0800

Green Bay Packers running backs coach Sam Gash was fired Tuesday, Jan. 19.


Packers | Mike McCarthy to call plays next year
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:47:03 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said he will calls offensive plays again next year. McCarthy relinquished play calling this year but returned to it in advance of the Dec. 13 win over the Dallas Cowboys. McCarthy also said he expects associate head coach Tom Clements, who handled play calling for the first 12 games this year, to remain with the Packers.


Packers | James Starks to seek starting spot
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:43:13 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent RB James Starks wants to find an opportunity to start.


Packers | David Bakhtiari has serious ankle damage
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:03:14 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT David Bakhtiari (ankle) said he has five torn ligaments in his ankle, and three of them were severe tears. He's not expected to need surgery.


Packers | Jeff Janis praised by Mike McCarthy
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 23:37:37 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis posted just two receptions during the regular season, but he stepped up with seven grabs for 145 yards and two touchdowns in the playoff loss against the Arizona Cardinals. Head coach Mike McCarthy liked what he saw. "As a receiver, he was inconsistent, had some chances, up-and-down (this season)," McCarthy said. "But with that, I think he definitely learned from those experiences and just had a tremendous game against Arizona."


Packers | Coach sees Clay Matthews as OLB
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:49:50 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews likely will move back to outside linebacker next season, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.


Packers | Eddie Lacy needs to lose weight
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:48:14 -0800

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy cannot play at his current weight and will have to work hard this offseason to lose some weight, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.


Packers | Two signed to Reserve/Futures deals
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:28:13 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Mitchell Henry and WR Jamel Johnson were signed to Reserve/Futures deals Monday, Jan. 18.


Packers | Julius Peppers may retire
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:15:01 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Julius Peppers will decide during the offseason if he'll return for the 2016 season. Peppers had 10.5 sacks this season, which is the most he has had since 2012.


Packers | Randall Cobb released from hospital
Sun, 17 Jan 2016 10:42:24 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (chest) said he was released from the hospital Sunday, Jan. 17, and that he is feeling much better. Cobb suffered a bruised lung Saturday, Jan. 16, against the Arizona Cardinals.


Packers | Jeff Janis big in loss
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 20:56:19 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Jeff Janis had seven catches for 145 yards and two scores in a 26-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in the divisional round of the playoffs Saturday, Jan. 16.


Packers | Bruised lung for Randall Cobb
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:07:12 -0800

Updating a previous story, Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (chest) suffered a bruised long in the divisional round of the playoffs Saturday, Jan. 16.


Packers | Randall Cobb won't return
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 18:24:09 -0800

Updating a previous story, Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (chest) has been ruled out for the remainder of the NFC divisional round game against the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, Jan. 16.


Packers | Randall Cobb carted off
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 18:01:10 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Randall Cobb (chest) was carted off against the Arizona Cardinals in the divisional round of the playoffs Saturday, Jan. 16, and is questionable to return with a chest injury.


Packers | Davante Adams among Packers' inactives
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 15:54:01 -0800

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Andy Mulumba, QB Brett Hundley, WR Davante Adams, RB John Crockett, OG Josh Walker, CB Ladarius Gunter, CB Robertson Daniel inactive for Week 19.


Packers | Andrew Quarless to IR
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:28:22 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless (knee) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Friday, Jan. 15, and the team promoted CB Robertson Daniel from the practice squad to the active roster in a corresponding move.


Packers | Eddie Lacy, Richard Rodgers probable
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:16:38 -0800

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy (rib) and TE Richard Rodgers (hip) are both probable to face the Arizona Cardinals in the divisional round Saturday, Jan. 16. Lacy practiced in full Friday, Jan. 15, while Rodgers was a limited participant.


Packers | Friday injury report for Week 19
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:12:25 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless (knee) has been ruled out for the divisional matchup against the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, Jan. 16. CB Quinten Rollins (quadriceps) and CB Sam Shields (concussion) are questionable, while OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps), DE Datone Jones (neck), OG T.J. Lang (calf), LB Mike Neal (hip), TE Justin Perillo (hamstring) and OG Josh Sitton (back) are probable. Quarless and Bakhtiari didn't practice Friday, Jan. 15. Daniels, Lang, Rollins, Shields and Sitton were limited, while the others practiced in full.


Packers | Davante Adams won't play
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:01:07 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams (knee) did not practice again Friday, Jan. 15, and he's been ruled out for the divisional round game against the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, Jan. 16.


Packers | Aaron Rodgers not good against blitz
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:39:08 -0800

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers ranked just 24th in the league against blitzes this year, with a passer rating of 82.4, which was his worst mark against the blitz in his career. The Arizona Cardinals blitz on 44.5% of all opponents' passing plays.


Packers | Andrew Quarless headed to IR
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 21:39:28 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless (knee) is expected to be placed on the Reserve/Injured list, according to two sources.


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
Blue Javess WR
Boyd Josh DL
Bradford Carl LB
Bulaga Bryan OT
Burnett Morgan FS
Campbell William DL
Campen James AC
Capers Dom DC
Clements Tom OC
Clinton-Dix Ha Ha S
Cobb Randall WR
Crockett John RB
Crosby Mason PK
Daneil Robertson CB
Daniel Robertson CB
Daniels Mike DL
Dantzler Tavarus LB
Davis Rob AC
Ebbele Fabbians OL
Elliott Jayrone LB
Francis Josh LB
Getsy Luke AC
Gillett Alex WR
Gizzi Chris AC
Goode Brett OT
Goodson Demetri CB
Guion Letroy DL
Gullickson Rock AC
Gunter Ladarius CB
Hariston Carl AC
Hayward Casey CB
Henry Mitchell TE
Highsmith Sr. Alonzo TO
Hooks Lavon DT
Hundley Brett QB
Hyde Micah FS
Janis Jeff WR
Johnson Jamel WR
Jones Datone DL
Jones James WR
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
Lovato Rick LS
Masthay Tim P
Matthews Clay LB
McBryde B.J. DL
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
Nelson Jordy WR
Novak Frank AC
Palmer Nate DL
Pennel Mike DT
Peppers Julius LB
Perillo Justin TE
Perry Darren AC
Perry Nick LB
Quarless Andrew TE
Raji B.J. DL
Randall Damarious CB
Reed Jarvis LB
Richardson Sean SS
Ringo Christian DL
Ripkowski Aaron FB
Rodgers Aaron QB
Rodgers Richard TE
Rollins Quinten CB
Rotheram Matt OG
Rushing John AC
Ryan Jake LB
Shields Sam CB
Simmons Jason AC
Sirmans Ben AC
Sitton Josh OG
Smithson Shaky WR
Starks James RB
Stock Mike AC
Taylor Lane OG
Thomas Joe X. LB
Thompson Ted GM
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
Whitt Jr. Joe AC
Williams Ed WR
Williams Ryan X. QB
Wilson Jarvis LB
Zook Ron AC