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Bears try to prove they can support QB Justin Fields

May. 17, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — From his work ethic to understanding a new offense, quarterback Justin Fields has convinced his new coaches with the Chicago Bears that he is making progress. The real question facing the Bears is whether they have made enough progress supporting Fields. ...

Packers defense ready to deal with heightened expectations

May. 17, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — As they chase their fourth consecutive NFC North title and first Super Bowl berth in more than a decade, the Green Bay Packers may rely on a different formula than usual. The trade of All-Pro receiver Davante Adams could force the Packers to lean more on a...

Offseason QB moves played big role in NFL schedule

May. 13, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

When the NFL schedule makers started to dig in after the Super Bowl on putting together the complex puzzle of a 272-game schedule, Tom Brady had just retired, Russell Wilson was in Seattle and the free-agent frenzy hadn't even started. After sifting through more than 100,000...

Analysis: NFL schedule filled with enticing matchups

May. 13, 2022 15:27 PM EDT

From Russell Wilson playing his first game as a Bronco in Seattle to Doug Pederson vs. Carson Wentz, the NFL schedule is filled with spicy matchups from the outset. Too bad we have to wait four months for it all to begin. And it should begin with a bang. The Seahawks...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

Packers draft 3 WRs to give Rodgers more playmakers

May. 01, 2022 08:44 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay’s greatest position of concern heading into the draft remains a bit of a question mark even after the Packers selected three candidates to catch passes from reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers. The Packers added North Dakota State’s Christian Watson in...

Green Bay Packers move up to draft NDSU WR Christian Watson

Apr. 30, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receivers have produced plenty of second-round success stories over the last two decades. North Dakota State’s Christian Watson will try to add one more chapter. The Packers traded up 19 spots to take Watson with the...

Seemed forever for QBs to go in 1st 2 rounds of NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took 42 selections Friday before a second quarterback was taken in the NFL draft. And it was a proven commodity in college, Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder. A full 54 spots after Kenny Pickett of Pittsburgh went 20th to the Steelers on Thursday night, Ridder was...

2022 NFL Draft l Day 2 ends with yet another receiver picked

Apr. 29, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft. ___ The second day of the NFL draft ended appropriately with another wide receiver being selected. The San Francisco 49ers selected speedster Danny Gray from SMU with the last pick of the third round, No....

'It's a reunion': Top 2 Packers picks from Georgia defense

Apr. 29, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Finding some more targets for Aaron Rodgers now that Davante Adams has headed west will have to wait. The Green Bay Packers passed up on a chance to boost their receiving depth with either of their first-round picks Thursday night. They instead continued...