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Packers defense slips against Kirk Cousins, Vikings

Nov. 21, 2021 19:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay's defense toppled star quarterbacks Kyler Murray, Patrick Mahomes and Russell Wilson in impressive fashion in the past three games, picking up the slack for an offense that's used to carrying the Packers. Kirk Cousins, Justin Jefferson and...

Vikings outlast Rodgers, Packers 34-31 on game-ending FG

Nov. 21, 2021 18:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Much to coach Mike Zimmer's consternation, the Minnesota Vikings have made quite the habit of these white-knuckle, high-stress finishes. All that experience must be paying off. They deftly followed the winning formula for beating Green Bay by making...

Wilson can't spark Seahawks in his return from finger injury

Nov. 14, 2021 22:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Russell Wilson did everything in his power to return as soon as possible from a finger injury that ended his remarkable run of endurance and reliability. Yet the Wilson who returned from a three-game absence on Sunday hardly resembled the...

Packers seek 6th straight win as they host Washington

Oct. 21, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (2-4) at GREEN BAY (5-1) Sunday, 1 p.m., EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Packers by 8 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Washington 1-5; Packers 5-1. SERIES RECORD: Packers lead...

Packers taking early command of NFC North race again

Oct. 18, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

When he celebrated a touchdown run at Chicago on Sunday by shouting to the crowd, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may have been selling his team short. Rodgers yelled, “I still own you!” to the Bears fans at Solder Field. In fact, Rodgers and the Packers...

Despite promising signs, Bears still struggling to score

Oct. 18, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears are seeing positive flashes from rookie quarterback Justin Fields and getting solid contributions in the run game no matter who is carrying the ball. When it comes to scoring, they are struggling in a big way. ...

Seattle's Darrell Taylor taken to hospital after scary hit

Oct. 18, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

Seahawks linebacker Darrell Taylor had movement in all of his extremities after leaving Seattle's game Sunday night against Pittsburgh late in the fourth quarter on a stretcher with an unspecified injury. Taylor fell to the ground after a collision during a 3-yard gain by...

The Latest: Pats-Cowboys becomes NFL's 10th OT game

Oct. 17, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 6 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:40 p.m. For the fourth time this season there have been two overtimes in a week. The Cowboys and Patriots headed to OT tied at 29 after Minnesota beat Carolina 34-28 in extra time...

Rodgers throws 2 TDs, runs for 1 as Packers beat Bears 24-14

Oct. 17, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Aaron Rodgers didn't need to say it. He couldn't resist. Rodgers turned toward the crowd after running for a touchdown to help secure yet another win for Green Bay over Chicago. Then, he yelled, “I still own you! I still own you!” ...

Fields' inconsistency hurts Bears in 24-14 loss to Packers

Oct. 17, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Fields was terrific on Chicago's first possession. He showed off his arm and legs on another impressive drive for the Bears in the fourth quarter. Other than that, he looked like just another rookie quarterback. Fields showed...