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Packers-Niners renew now familiar NFL rivalry on Sunday

Sep. 24, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

If it seems as if the Packers have transferred to the NFC West or the 49ers moved to the NFC North, blame the schedule makers at league headquarters. When Green Bay (1-1) visits San Francisco (2-0) on Sunday, it will be the fourth trip to the Bay Area for the Cheeseheads...

49ers look to avoid home letdown when they host Packers

Sep. 23, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Staying on the road between East Coast games has been a successful formula for the San Francisco 49ers under coach Kyle Shanahan. The problem has been how they played once they got back home. Shanahan and the Niners are looking to change that...

Packers make another Bay Area trip to face 49ers

Sep. 23, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

GREEN BAY (1-1) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-0) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 4, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Green Bay 1-1; San Francisco 1-1 SERIES RECORD: Packers lead...

Rodgers preps for 49ers, who asked about him before draft

Sep. 22, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Imagine if instead of playing quarterback for the Green Bay Packers in Sunday night’s game against San Francisco, Aaron Rodgers was starting for the 49ers. On the day before this year’s draft, with Rodgers not wanting to return to the team he...

Lions searching for a defensive base after two weeks

Sep. 21, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Two games into the season, Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell is still trying to find a foundation for his struggling defense. After giving up 41 points in a season-opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the Lions allowed 35 in an 18-point loss on Monday...

Packers' defense takes step forward, but concerns remain

Sep. 21, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers know what they have on offense with reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers leading a star-studded group that includes All-Pro receiver Davante Adams and Pro Bowl running back Aaron Jones. Defense remains much more of a question. ...

New coach, new QB, same early results for struggling Lions

Sep. 21, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ new coach and quarterback are off to a start that resembles the team's previous regimes. Detroit brought in Dan Campbell to replace the fired Matt Patricia. When longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford wanted out, the Lions sent...

Packers dominate 2nd half, bounce back to beat Lions 35-17

Sep. 21, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — While celebrating one of his four touchdowns, Aaron Jones lost a necklace he wears with a little black football containing some of the ashes of his late father. That was just about the only thing that went wrong for Jones and the Green Bay Packers...

Sutton's career day helps Broncos beat woeful Jaguars 23-13

Sep. 19, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Courtland Sutton re-established himself as Denver's go-to guy with a career day. With Jerry Jeudy sidelined because of a high ankle sprain, Sutton turned in his best performance as a pro as the Broncos beat woeful Jacksonville 23-13 on Sunday...

Packers' defensive woes put focus on Barry before Lions game

Sep. 19, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry said at his introductory news conference that the adversity he encountered in two unsuccessful stints filling the same role in Detroit and Washington made him a better coach. It sure hasn't taken long for him to take a few...