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Packers' key to Super Bowl run: Get the ball to Aaron Jones

Dec. 9, 2019 5:40 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers had a four-week stretch earlier this season where Matt LaFleur's offense couldn't miss. But that now seems as if it's a distant memory. The offense has been up and down the past five weeks, including two very lackluster efforts on the West Coast in losses...

Bears linebacker Roquan Smith will miss the rest of the year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:04 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears played almost all of their 31-24 win Thursday over the Dallas Cowboys without injured linebacker Roquan Smith, and now they'll have to finish the season without him. Bears coach Matt Nagy said on Monday that Smith suffered a torn pectoral muscle in the win and...

Aaron Jones leads Packers past Washington, 20-15

Dec. 8, 2019 6:48 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Slowing down led to a huge day for Aaron Jones. After a 20-15 win over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, Jones credited Green Bay Packers running backs coach Ben Sirmans with teaching him to take his time and let plays develop. Jones said thanks to Sirmans' help, he was able to run...

Eastern Illinois tops Green Bay 93-80

Dec. 7, 2019 7:14 PM EST

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Mack Smith and George Dixon scored 24 points apiece as Eastern Illinois beat Green Bay 93-80 on Saturday. Dixon also had 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Panthers. Deang Deang had 12 points for Eastern Illinois (5-4). Josiah Wallace added 11 points. The Panthers picked up 40...

Held helps No. 16 DePaul women rally to beat Green Bay 76-65

Dec. 7, 2019 6:50 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Lexi Held had 13 of her 21 points in the fourth quarter to help No. 16 DePaul rally to beat Green Bay 76-65 on Saturday. Sonya Morris added 17 points, and Kelly Campbell had 10 points and 13 rebounds for DePaul. The Blue Demons (7-1) used a 26-6 run spanning the third and fourth...

Jones misses third straight practice, Manning likely starter

Dec. 6, 2019 5:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones missed his third straight practice Friday because of a sprained right ankle, making it likely Eli Manning will return as the New York Giants starting quarterback on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones was hurt Sunday in a loss to the Green Bay...

More mobile QB Trubisky makes Bears offense stronger threat

Dec. 6, 2019 4:17 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears hadn't run well or passed effectively much of the season against better defenses before quarterback Mitchell Trubisky did both with surprising effectiveness Thursday night in a 31-24 win over the NFC East-leading Dallas Cowboys. The Bears hope a mobile Trubisky is...

Washington to face Rodgers in first December trip to Lambeau

Dec. 5, 2019 9:26 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Washington Redskins this week prepared to face Aaron Rodgers by having backup quarterback Case Keenum try to do his best imitation of the two-time MVP in practice. Even mimicking the voice inflections and cadences Rodgers often uses to draw opposing defenders offside and earn...

Naji Marshall leads Xavier past Green Bay, 84-71.

Dec. 4, 2019 10:27 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier coach Travis Steele was concerned about his team’s focus for Wednesday’s game against Wisconsin Green Bay with a matchup with crosstown rival Cincinnati coming up next. But the Musketeers were able to overcome a sluggish performance. Naji Marshall scored a season-high...

Matt LaFleur built his NFL foundation in Washington

Dec. 4, 2019 6:10 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers on Sunday will host the Washington Redskins, a club Packers coach Matt LaFleur knows all too well. LaFleur's first NFL job was with the Houston Texans. He was hired as an offensive assistant in 2008 by then Texans coach Gary Kubiak after LaFleur spent a season...