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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...

Packers put opening loss behind them as they host Lions

Sep. 17, 2021 14:19 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers don’t believe a lopsided loss to start the season should impact their sky-high expectations for what they can accomplish this year. But it sure raises the stakes as they prepare to face the Detroit Lions in a Monday night...

Lions, Packers attempt to bounce back after losing openers

Sep. 17, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

DETROIT (0-1) at GREEN BAY (0-1) Monday, 8:15 p.m., EDT, ESPN OPENING LINE: Packers by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Lions 0-1, Packers 0-1 SERIES RECORD: Packers lead 62-54-3...

Lions have a long list of fixes before facing Packers

Sep. 13, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The problem facing Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell isn't finding things to fix. It is deciding where to start. The Lions trailed the San Francisco 49ers 31-10 at halftime and 41-17 with two minutes left before a late charge brought...

Dan Campbell not taking moral victories from Lions defeat

Sep. 12, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Dan Campbell wasn’t thinking about moral victories. Yes, his Detroit Lions nearly pulled off an improbable comeback, scoring 16 points in the final two minutes and moving the ball back into San Francisco territory before falling short in a 41-33 loss. ...

Rodgers return has Packers aiming higher than NFC North

Sep. 02, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

The goal of a division title for Green Bay’s competitors felt in closer reach during the offseason, the rift between Packers leaders and Aaron Rodgers creating legitimate curiosity about whether the three-time league MVP would return to the only franchise he's ever played for. ...

Aaron Rodgers' uncertain future raises stakes for Packers

Sep. 01, 2021 20:01 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — There’s no sense downplaying how important this season is for the Green Bay Packers. “Look, I think we all know what’s at stake,” said quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the reigning league MVP. ...

Lions seem set up for 4th straight year with 10-plus losses

Sep. 01, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

DETROIT LIONS (5-11) New faces: GM Brad Holmes, coach Dan Campbell, QB Jared Goff, RB Jamaal Williams, WR Tyrell Williams, OT Penei Sewell (No. 7 overall draft pick), DT Michael Brockers. Key losses: QB Matthew Stafford, RBs Kerryon Johnson, WRs Kenny...

Lions made changes that may not translate to success in 2021

Sep. 01, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions made a lot of changes in the offseason by bringing in a new general manager, coach and quarterback. The franchise with one playoff victory since winning the NFL title in 1957 is coming off three straight double-digit loss seasons. ...

Packers resume Super Bowl chase after tumultuous offseason

Sep. 01, 2021 15:29 PM EDT

GREEN BAY PACKERS (14-4) New faces: Defensive coordinator Joe Barry, LB De’Vondre Campbell, WR Randall Cobb, C Josh Myers OG Royce Newman, WR Amari Rodgers, CB Eric Stokes Key losses: LB Christian Kirksey, C Corey Linsley, special teams coordinator...