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Painful playoff loss provides extra motivation for Packers

Jun. 15, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Whether they watched it over and over or tried to avoid repeated viewings, the Green Bay Packers head into this upcoming season motivated by the stunning and sudden finish to their most recent playoff run. The Packers have grown all too accustomed to...

Packers WR Lazard signs his restricted free agent tender

Jun. 13, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard signed his restricted free agent tender on Monday. Lazard hadn’t signed the tender as of last week, when he was the only Packer not to report for the team’s mandatory minicamp. Lazard will make $3.986 million...

Alexander: 'Sky's the limit' for Packers' cornerback trio

Jun. 09, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jaire Alexander took pride in the way his fellow Green Bay Packers cornerbacks thrived without him last season. Now that Alexander is back from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for most of the 2021 regular season, he is eager to play alongside Eric...

Packers' Watkins savors new start after uncertain offseason

Jun. 08, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sammy Watkins was sitting on his couch and wondering whether his football career was over. Injuries had limited the effectiveness of the No. 4 overall pick in the 2014 draft. He was coming off a season in which he had caught just 27 passes for 394 yards and...

Rodgers unsure how long he will play beyond this season

Jun. 07, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he’s unsure how much longer he will keep playing football. But he’s definitive about at least one element of his playing future: The four-time MVP quarterback expects to retire with the Green Bay Packers. That scenario...

Former Green Bay Packers halfback Switzer dies at 89

Jun. 05, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Veryl Switzer, the trailblazing former Green Bay Packers halfback who traded a career in the NFL for service as a lieutenant in the Air Force, died Saturday. He was 89. Before his professional career, Switzer starred on the gridiron and in track and field at...

Packers' Douglas eager to build on his breakthrough season

Jun. 03, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers cornerback Rasul Douglas is approaching the offseason with the same attitude that helped the former practice squad player emerge as one of the NFL’s biggest surprises last year. While his breakthrough season resulted in a three-year, $21...

Chiefs view WR corps post-Tyreek with bright-eyed optimism

Jun. 02, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The moment the Kansas City Chiefs traded Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins for a package of draft picks, any notion the AFC West champions would be able to simply build on another deep playoff run went right with him. It's not easy to replace a three-time...

Brady, Rodgers headline list of NFL players skipping OTAs

Jun. 01, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady earned the right to skip voluntary workouts a long time ago. Several other star players, including Aaron Rodgers and Lamar Jackson, also aren’t participating in organized team activities, a trend that’s increasing around the NFL. In Brady’s case,...

Packers' Crosby eager to bounce back after 2021 struggles

May. 31, 2022 20:00 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby took an unusual step to establish an immediate kinship with his new holder. When former Chicago Bears punter Pat O’Donnell was looking for a place for his family to live after signing with the Packers in March, Crosby...