Latest Green Bay Packers News

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...

Lions RB D'Andre Swift active for game against Packers

Sep. 20, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Lions running back D'Andre Swift will be available for his team's Monday night game against the Green Bay Packers. Swift had been listed as questionable because of a groin injury, though he was a full participant in Saturday's practice....

Analysis: 6 NFL playoff teams don't panic, avoid 0-2 starts

Sep. 20, 2021 10:15 AM EDT

Judging NFL teams after one game has always been foolish. It’s even more absurd in a 17-game season. The Bills, Titans, Ravens, Browns, Bears and Washington lost their season openers after making the playoffs last season. No panic. Each team rebounded with a victory in...

Darnold throws 2 TDs, Panthers D dominates Saints 26-7

Sep. 19, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Through two games, quarterback Sam Darnold is thriving in Carolina. With an effective running game led by Christian McCaffrey, a reliable set of wide receivers that includes D.J. Moore and defense that is playing lights-out, Darnold is off to a...

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...

Packers assistant Montgomery out due to COVID-19 protocols

Sep. 18, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery won’t be with the team for its Monday night home opener with the Detroit Lions due to COVID-19 protocols. The Packers announced Saturday that Montgomery won't attend the Monday night game....

Lions' Jamaal Williams ready for his return to Green Bay

Sep. 18, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams addresses the prospect of facing his former team with the candor and humor that made him such a popular figure throughout his four seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Williams rushed for over 2,000 yards...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Packers placing OLB Za'Darius Smith on IR due to back issue

Sep. 17, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

The back issue that bothered Green Bay outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith throughout the preseason will now force the Packers to play without their Pro Bowl pass rusher for the next few weeks. Green Bay placed Smith on injured reserve Friday, which means he will miss at...