Latest Aaron Rodgers News

Broncos look to bounce back from 0-2 start in Green Bay

Sep. 17, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders didn't realize he tied a career high with 11 catches against Chicago. Never even dawned on him. "I just want to get a win," the Denver receiver said Tuesday as the team began preparations for their game in Green Bay this weekend. The Broncos are off to a 0-2 start...

Aaron Jones does 'unbelievable job' in win over Vikings

Sep. 16, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — What Aaron Jones did on Sunday is exactly what coach Matt LaFleur envisioned for the running game when he took over the reins of the Packers in January. Jones had 116 yards and a touchdown on a career-high 23 carries in Green Bay's 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings. "He did an...

Fangio takes shot at officials after bizarre ending

Sep. 16, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio is just the second of the Denver Broncos' 17 head coaches to start his career 0-2, but he believes that should come with an asterisk. Fangio disputed two calls on Chicago's final drive Sunday and helped the Bears escape with a 16-14 win on Eddy Pineiro's field goal as...

Cousins, Vikes lament mistakes, opportunities lost vs. Pack

Sep. 16, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Near the end of an already flawed performance, Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings were in prime position to pull ahead of the Green Bay Packers and make all the cringe-worthy plays that came before moot. Then Cousins made the mistake of all mistakes, a rookie-like decision to throw...

Despite win, Bears have room to improve to make deep run

Sep. 16, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — It was ugly. It was gut wrenching. And it was, ultimately, a win for Chicago. A 16-14 victory at Denver on Sunday has the Bears breathing a little easier, and they can thank their dominant defense and kicker, of all people, for that. "What we saw yesterday was a team that was very...

Cook sets career rushing high in Vikings' loss to Packers

Sep. 15, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Dalvin Cook gave the Minnesota Vikings hope. He just couldn't quite carry them past Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Cook ran for a career-high 154 yards and a long a touchdown to help the Vikings make it close after they looked as though they were going to get blown out in a...

Packers ride Rodgers' hot start to 21-16 win over Vikings

Sep. 15, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — All that mattered to Aaron Rodgers on Sunday was that the Packers won. That's it. Rodgers threw two early touchdowns and Green Bay held on for a 21-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. "The biggest thing is that we're 2-0," he said. "I know we owe a lot of that to our defense and...

Saints at Rams in rematch of disputed NFC title game

Sep. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Throw that flag. For those who have short memories — very short — the last time the Rams and Saints met was in the NFC championship game in the Big Easy. New Orleans was victimized by a blatant officiating non-call that led to a rules change allowing pass interference to be part of the video review...

No soft launch needed for Barr, seasoned Vikings defense

Sep. 12, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Before the first snap of the season, the Minnesota Vikings settled into their usual spots before a slight shift by defensive tackles Linval Joseph and Shamar Stephen to their left. The second after that, defensive end Everson Griffen shuffled out of his extra-wide alignment to move...

Packers' revamped defense looks to slow Dalvin Cook

Sep. 12, 2019 7:20 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers strolled into Chicago for the season opener boasting a revamped defense with several expensive additions, and suffocated quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears' offense. Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine's unit will see an entirely different challenge in...