Latest Aaron Rodgers News

Packers' Watkins savors new start after uncertain offseason

Jun. 08, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Sammy Watkins was sitting on his couch and wondering whether his football career was over. Injuries had limited the effectiveness of the No. 4 overall pick in the 2014 draft. He was coming off a season in which he had caught just 27 passes for 394 yards and...

Rodgers unsure how long he will play beyond this season

Jun. 07, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he’s unsure how much longer he will keep playing football. But he’s definitive about at least one element of his playing future: The four-time MVP quarterback expects to retire with the Green Bay Packers. That scenario...

Chiefs view WR corps post-Tyreek with bright-eyed optimism

Jun. 02, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The moment the Kansas City Chiefs traded Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins for a package of draft picks, any notion the AFC West champions would be able to simply build on another deep playoff run went right with him. It's not easy to replace a three-time...

Brady, Rodgers headline list of NFL players skipping OTAs

Jun. 01, 2022 17:43 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady earned the right to skip voluntary workouts a long time ago. Several other star players, including Aaron Rodgers and Lamar Jackson, also aren’t participating in organized team activities, a trend that’s increasing around the NFL. In Brady’s case,...

Packers' Love aims to capitalize on offseason opportunities

May. 25, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jordan Love acknowledges having mixed emotions when he learned Aaron Rodgers had agreed to a contract extension keeping him with the Green Bay Packers. Love appreciated the fact that Rodgers got rewarded for his accomplishments, but understood it likely meant...

Rodgers absent as Packers conduct voluntary OTAs this week

May. 24, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers was one of several notable veterans missing as the Green Bay Packers began voluntary organized team activities this week. Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed Tuesday that Rodgers isn’t expected at all this week. The Packers...

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...