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NFL: Rodgers' use of ayahuasca didn't violate drug policy

Aug. 08, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ use of the hallucinogenic drink ayahuasca during an offseason retreat isn’t considered a violation of the NFL’s drug policy. Rodgers discussed on “The Aubrey Marcus Podcast” last week how he went on an...

Training camp performance raises hopes for Packers defense

Aug. 08, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — More than a decade has passed since the Green Bay Packers had a defense that could be described as elite. This could be the year that changes. Reigning MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers predicted at the start of training camp that the offense could...

Savage injures hamstring during Packers' 'Family Night'

Aug. 05, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Starting safety Darnell Savage suffered a hamstring injury during the Green Bay Packers' traditional “Family Night” practice at Lambeau Field on Friday. During one-on-one matchups between receivers and defensive backs early in practice, Savage pulled up...

Packers' rookie review: Doubs stands out while Watson waits

Aug. 03, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This was supposed to be the training camp in which Christian Watson showcased why the Green Bay Packers traded up in the second round to take the wide receiver from North Dakota State. It hasn’t quite worked out that way. Watson underwent knee surgery...

Mom's lessons of pluck, preparation served LeRoy Butler well

Aug. 01, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

Growing up in a rough-and-tumble Jacksonville housing project, LeRoy Butler wore hand-me-down clothes, what he calls his “Forrest Gump” leg braces and a constant smile. His grandmother, Rosa Lee Durham, used to tell him that his gift from God was his uncanny ability to “ignore...

Adams' exit provides chance for Packers' Lazard to step up

Jul. 31, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard enters the final year of his contract knowing he will probably get more targets than ever now that former teammate Davante Adams is with the Las Vegas Raiders. That should give Lazard more incentive than ever. Then...

Bears center Patrick sidelined by injury to his right hand

Jul. 29, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears center Lucas Patrick is out indefinitely because of a right hand injury, leaving a retooled offensive line without an important piece. Coach Matt Eberflus confirmed Friday that Patrick injured his right hand and said there is no timetable for...

Rodgers says Packers offense can grow from early adversity

Jul. 28, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he expects the Green Bay Packers offense to face plenty of adversity during the preseason as it lines up against a defense that seems far more settled. The four-time MVP quarterback believes that could prove beneficial in the long run. ...

Packers' Bakhtiari won't make predictions about his return

Jul. 27, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari says he feels better but won’t predict when he might play again as he recovers from a knee injury that’s now more than 1½ years old. Bakhtiari has played just one game since tearing his left anterior...

Jerry Jones sticking with Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy

Jul. 26, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Describing himself as playing a game of poker, Jerry Jones acknowledged he had options for who would be the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys this season. In retaining Mike McCarthy for a third year, Jones decided the hand he held was worth playing a little...