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Aaron Rodgers set for 24th clash against rival Bears

Dec. 11, 2019 6:48 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will face off for the 200th time on Sunday. It will be Aaron Rodgers' 24th matchup against his NFC North rival. With Rodgers as the starting quarterback, Green Bay is 18-5 against the Bears, with one loss coming in 2013 after the two-time MVP...

NFL At 100-AP Was There-Super Bowl 44

Dec. 10, 2019 2:36 PM EST

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For this week, it is the Colts-Saints game. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a classic matchup in the rivalry. The following is the story...

Rodgers, Packers find winning form against Giants

Dec. 2, 2019 8:01 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers bounced back from a blowout loss to the San Francisco 49ers by beating the New York Giants 31-13 on Sunday. The victory lacked a lot of style points, but the Packers returned to form in improving to 9-3. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers had a big day with four...

NFL reveals top teams, Nos. 31-100

Nov. 8, 2019 10:01 PM EST

A pair of Super Bowl winning teams that launched dynasties in San Francisco and New England highlighted the list of the NFL's greatest teams, Nos. 31-100. The NFL revealed results Friday night of balloting conducted by The Associated Press in conjunction with the league's celebration of its 100th season. The top...

Up in arms: Elway still searching for Broncos' quarterback

Nov. 2, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Joe Flacco joining Drew Lock on injured reserve, the Broncos head into Sunday's game against the Browns with two quarterbacks, Brandon Allen and Brett Rypien, who haven't thrown a single pass in the NFL. Allen is a 27-year-old, fourth-year pro from Arkansas who becomes Denver's sixth...

Redskins' rookie Haskins starting QB for Bills game

Nov. 1, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — When Dwayne Haskins takes the field for the Washington Redskins' first offensive snap Sunday at the Buffalo Bills, he'll be the fourth rookie to start a game in the NFL this season. Unlike fellow first-round picks Kyle Murray of the Arizona Cardinals and Daniel Jones of the New York...

Broncos haven't found playoff QB since Manning

Oct. 30, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — When Brandon Allen takes his first NFL snap against the Browns on Sunday he'll become the sixth QB to start for the Denver Broncos since Peyton Manning retired four years ago, demonstrating once more the degree of difficulty in replacing an iconic quarterback. That's something John...

NFL at 100: Packers beat Chiefs in first Super Bowl

Oct. 22, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs had no way of knowing what the Super Bowl would become when they met at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 15, 1967. All they knew was they didn't like each other much. The NFL had for years successfully fended off rival leagues,...

Guaranteed: Joe Namath voted NFL's greatest character

Oct. 18, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

White shoes. Fur coat. Pantyhose. Fu Manchu mustache. And an arm that would make Superman proud. Yep, Joe Namath is the NFL's greatest character. Guaranteed. The Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback who guaranteed his three-touchdown underdog New York Jets would beat the mighty Baltimore Colts in the third Super...

NFL at 100: Favre flawless vs. Raiders after dad's death

Oct. 15, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

Brett Favre played in plenty of meaningful games with 24 playoff starts, five appearances in the conference title game and two trips to the Super Bowl on the way to the Hall of Fame. Favre had plenty of prolific ones with two games with at least 400 yards passing and four more with at least five touchdown passes....