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Rodgers, Jones star for Packers in 31-24 victory over Chiefs

Oct. 28, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It was supposed to be a prime-time showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs, division leaders each led by two of the most talented and exciting quarterbacks in the NFL. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers lived up to the billing. Patrick Mahomes never got the chance....

Mahomes leads Chiefs inactives; Adams still out for Packers

Oct. 27, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are down six starters, including reigning league MVP Patrick Mahomes, for their showdown of division leaders against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night. Mahomes practiced on a limited basis early in the week before he was ruled out Friday,...

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...

Matt LaFleur says 4-1 Packers are 'playing for each other'

Oct. 7, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — There are six rookie NFL head coaches this season, and Green Bay's Matt LaFleur is standing head and shoulders above them all. LaFleur and the Packers improved to 4-1 with a 34-24 win over the Cowboys on Sunday. While Lafleur is a yard shy of being undefeated, the other five rookie...

Rodgers, Packers rule at home of Cowboys again in 34-24 win

Oct. 6, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers darted toward the line of scrimmage before flinging a ball sidearm for another dazzling completion at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Aaron Jones waved "bye-bye" to Dallas cornerback Byron Jones on the way to one of four rushing touchdowns, which tied Green Bay's...

Steelers QB Mason Rudolph leaves with concussion

Oct. 6, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph left the game against Baltimore after suffering a concussion following a hit to the chin by Ravens safety Earl Thomas in the third quarter on Sunday. Trailing 17-13 and facing third-and-11 at the Pittsburgh 12 midway through the third quarter, Rudolph lined up in the...

Heralded Packers defense falters in 34-27 loss to Eagles

Sep. 27, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This Green Bay Packers defense still could wind up among the league's best by the end of the season. Those quarterback-pressuring, turnover-causing performances over the first three weeks weren't suddenly negated by one night. Carson Wentz, Jordan Howard and the rest of the...

Packers' Smiths continue to prove to be good investments

Sep. 24, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — March 14 is proving to be a very important day for the 2019 Green Bay Packers. That was the day the Packers signed free agent outside linebackers Preston Smith and Za'Darius Smith. The Smiths, not related, combined for eight total tackles, six quarterback hits, five sacks and a...

Packers remain unbeaten with 27-16 win over Broncos

Sep. 22, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers thought his jersey never looked so clean following a game. The offensive line kept Rodgers upright, the two-time MVP threw for 235 yards and a touchdown, and Aaron Jones tied a career high by running for two scores to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 27-16 victory over...