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Lazard 'fulfills journey' in standout effort against Lions

Oct. 15, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Allen Lazard wasn't even on the Packers' initial 53-man roster. The 6-foot-5 receiver was cut before the season, signed to the practice squad, only to end up on the roster in short order. But on Monday night, Green Bay needed Lazard, and the undrafted second-year pro delivered with a...

Patricia says Lions 'turning the page'

Oct. 15, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Patricia was diplomatic, pointing out the obvious: Yes, there were a handful of ways the Detroit Lions could have played better at Green Bay. Then Patricia was asked what he'd say to Detroit fans who are still fuming over some questionable calls that cost the Lions dearly toward the end...

Lions latest victims of NFL's flag football problem

Oct. 15, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers' 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers. The first one came with about 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter and Detroit comfortably ahead...

Pats, Saints top 2 teams in AP Pro32 poll; 49ers now 3rd

Oct. 15, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Among the top teams in the NFC, the San Francisco 49ers stand out for one important reason: They are still unbeaten. The 49ers improved to 5-0 on the season after shutting down the Los Angeles Rams 20-7 last week. The Niners, who are one of four NFC teams with five wins, moved up one spot...

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....

NFL AT 100-AP Was There-Packers-Raiders 2003

Oct. 15, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

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 Packers-Raiders 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...

Packers get the calls, Crosby hits late FG to beat Lions

Oct. 15, 2019 1:20 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It took Mason Crosby 13 seasons to perform his first Lambeau Leap. The 35-year-old kicker nailed a 23-yard field goal as time expired and jumped into the crowd with a boost from long snapper Hunter Bradley after he finished off a rally for the Green Bay Packers, who benefited from...

Lions blow late lead in 23-22 loss to Packers

Oct. 15, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions had a chance to build a big lead in the first half. They had a chance to put it away in the second half. When they left the door open for the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers took over. Detroit settled for five field goals by Matt Prater and...

Packers' Davante Adams out again with turf toe

Oct. 14, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers will be without his top target for the second straight week after receiver Davante Adams was ruled out for the Green Bay Packers' game against the Detroit Lions with a turf toe injury. Starting safety Darnell Savage also is inactive for the Packers Monday night with an...

Aaron Rodgers returns to his 'special' place: Monday night

Oct. 13, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers loves playing on Monday night. Growing up in Northern California, Rodgers would watch the long-running "Monday Night Football" games, hum the theme song and dream of being a part of the prime-time show. "When you're also a lover of the game and historian of the game,...