Latest NFC North News

Bears sign first-round pick Fields to 4-year deal

Jun. 11, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed first-round draft pick Justin Fields to a four-year contract on Friday. The Bears landed their quarterback of the future when they traded up nine spots with the New York Giants to take the Ohio State star with the No. 11 overall...

Packers TE Sternberger suspended 2 games under drug policy

Jun. 10, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers reserve tight end Jace Sternberger has been suspended without pay for the first two games of the season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The decision announced by the league on Thursday means Sternberger will miss...

Packers' Funchess ready for comeback after long time away

Jun. 10, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Devin Funchess hasn’t played a game in nearly two full seasons but remains confident he can make a successful comeback. “I’ll never doubt myself,” Funchess said this week during the Packers' mandatory...

Packers plan to fill entire capacity for 2021 home games

Jun. 10, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers expect to fill Lambeau Field’s entire seating capacity for games this season and also plan to welcome fans to training camp and their annual shareholders meeting this year. Fans who have been fully vaccinated won’t need...

Mentoring Mond: Cousins vows to be 'open book' for rookie QB

Jun. 09, 2021 20:33 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings didn't draft Kellen Mond for a roster filler. At some point in the years ahead, the work-in-progress quarterback from Texas A&M will have the opportunity to become the starter. The job belongs firmly in the hands of the...

New view: Matthew Stafford settling in with Rams

Jun. 09, 2021 19:13 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Rams wrap up their three-day mandatory minicamp by practicing at SoFi Stadium on Thursday, it will be the first chance for fans to see them live at the multi-billion dollar facility. While they get a peek at where their...

Packers' Love maintains usual mindset in unusual offseason

Jun. 09, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love says he isn’t letting the uncertainty surrounding teammate Aaron Rodgers change his own offseason approach. But the situation certainly does appear to be impacting the second-year pro’s workload. As a...

Packers sign former Cardinals linebacker De'Vondre Campbell

Jun. 09, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have added a veteran presence at inside linebacker by signing De’Vondre Campbell. The team announced the move Wednesday. Campbell comes to Green Bay after starting all 16 games for the Arizona Cardinals last season and...

Rodgers an expected no-show, Brady full-go at minicamps

Jun. 08, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

Aaron Rodgers was a no-show and Tom Brady was full-go. The quarterbacks who faced off in the NFC championship game five months ago dominated headlines as several NFL teams opened mandatory minicamps on Tuesday. Rodgers expectedly skipped Green Bay’s...

Aaron Rodgers not present as Packers open mandatory minicamp

Jun. 08, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams isn’t making any predictions on whether Aaron Rodgers will be throwing to him again this fall. Offensive tackle David Bakhtiari, the man who protects Rodgers’ blind side, also won’t hazard a...