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Josh Jones not in attendance at Packers' OTAs

May. 21, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers would love nothing better than to put an offseason of turmoil behind them. Not so fast: Safety Josh Jones reportedly wants a trade. With just about everyone on the 90-man roster present on Tuesday for the second day of the team's voluntary organized team activities, Jones...

Only four players in 100 years have won six NFL titles

May. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is the only other player on the planet who can relate to that level of success in the National Football League, which celebrates its 100th season this year. "It's going to be a long time, another 100 years, before somebody wins himself six...

Bucks have Milwaukee dreaming of first title since '71

May. 13, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hunter Trimmel couldn't give away his season tickets to Milwaukee Bucks games five years ago. Losing season after season made the Bucks almost an afterthought in Wisconsin, where most teams live in the shadow of the Green Bay Packers. But now the Bucks are the hottest ticket in town, with...

Packers' Ted Thompson says he has autonomic disorder

May. 8, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers senior football operations adviser and former general manager Ted Thompson says he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder that affects his body's nerves. Thompson released a statement through the club on Wednesday detailing that his health led him to step down as GM...

Cole Madison finds his way back to football with Packers

May. 3, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — When the Green Bay Packers used a fifth-round draft pick on Cole Madison last year, there was optimism that the former Washington State standout would be able to fill an opening at right guard. Madison didn't report for training camp. He put football on hold to focus on his life. "I...

Packers release Siragusa, Thompson

Apr. 29, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have released guard Nico Siragusa and safety Jason Thompson. Siragusa was signed off Baltimore's practice squad on Dec. 12 but was inactive for the final three games of the season. Thompson spent the final four weeks of the 2018 season on the Packers' practice...

Packers use draft to improve versatility on defense

Apr. 27, 2019 10:05 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst insisted he went into the NFL draft prepared to go for the best available player with each of Green Bay's eight picks. He thinks that plan worked out well for its biggest need: Defense. "I feel really good right now" about the defense, said...

Packers add defensive lineman Kingsley Keke in 5th round

Apr. 27, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers went back to the defensive side of the ball with their first pick of Day 3 of the NFL draft, adding Texas A&M lineman Kingsley Keke on Saturday's fifth round. The 6-foot-2, 288-pound Keke, a three-year starter on the Aggies' defensive line, was the No. 150 overall...

Green Bay picks TE Sternberger, OL Jenkins on Day 2 of draft

Apr. 26, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — With their final pick on the second day of the NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers got quarterback Aaron Rodgers a new offensive weapon: Texas A&M tight end Jace Sternberger. The Packers took Sternberger with their third-round pick (No. 75 overall) Friday night after spending their...

Packers take Gary at No. 12, trade up for Savage at No. 21

Apr. 26, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said his veteran additions on defense during free agency gave him more flexibility with his draft picks, but it didn't necessarily mean he would shy away from a defensive player in the first round if someone he liked was there. In the end, he...