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Lots of familiarity between coaches when Packers visit 49ers

Nov. 21, 2019 6:37 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When Green Bay coach Matt LaFleur started preparing to face San Francisco's stellar defense, he sent out a text message trying to get some inside information. "Hey, would you give me a call? I have a couple of questions about your defense," LaFleur said he messaged 49ers...

Packers-49ers Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 12:34 PM EST

GREEN BAY (8-2) at SAN FRANCISCO (9-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - 49ers by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Packers 7-3, 49ers 5-4-1 SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 36-30-1 LAST MEETING - Packers beat 49ers 33-30, Oct. 15, 2019 LAST WEEK - Packers bye, beat Panthers 24-16 on Nov. 10; 49ers beat Cardinals...

Ravens, Patriots, 49ers remain top 3 teams in AP Pro32 poll

Nov. 19, 2019 6:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Heading into the stretch run of the regular season, the NFL’s top teams are trying to find and maintain their winning form as they get ready for the playoffs. The top seven teams in the latest AP Pro32 poll remained the same from last week. In fact, eight of the top 10 teams all won...

Chargers still struggling to build fan base in Los Angeles

Nov. 17, 2019 4:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are the designated home team for Monday night’s game in Mexico City against the Kansas City Chiefs, perhaps a fitting circumstance for a team that never quite feels at home. With local excitement about the NFL coming back to Mexico after two years, the...

Adams’ injury paved way for Jones’ breakout year for Packers

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A single injury changed everything for the Green Bay Packers’ offense this season. Davante Adams caught 10 passes for a career-high 180 yards in the Packers’ Week 4 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. With 10:45 left in the fourth quarter, the two-time Pro Bowl...

NFL moves Green Bay-San Francisco into prime time on Nov. 24

Nov. 12, 2019 7:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has flexed the Green Bay Packers' trip to San Francisco to prime time on Nov. 24 along with announcing kickoff times for a handful of Week 16 games. With Tuesday's announcement, the Packers (8-2) and 49ers (8-1) replace Seattle at Philadelphia, which now will kick off at 1 p.m. ET...

Ravens grab top spot in AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2

Nov. 12, 2019 2:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson has been one of the most dynamic players in the league this season. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback has 2,036 passing yards and 15 touchdowns, along with 702 rushing yards and six rushing TDs. Jackson went 15 for 17 for 223 yards and three touchdowns and added a dazzling...

Packers' Bratkowski, Bart Starr's backup, dies at age 88

Nov. 12, 2019 1:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Zeke Bratkowski, the quarterback who backed up Bart Starr during the Green Bay Packers' 1960s dynasty, has died at his Florida home. He was 88. The team announced his death late Monday but did not disclose further details. The Packers Hall of Famer was a quarterback in Green Bay from...

Aaron Jones, not Rodgers, proving to be Packers' MVP

Nov. 11, 2019 6:46 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It's been a while since the Green Bay Packers had a dominant force at running back. Eddie Lacy was Green Bay's previous 1,000-yard rusher. That was five years ago. Aaron Jones had another big game in a win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, and the third-year back continues to...

Panthers run defense a concern, allowing 10 TDs in 3 games

Nov. 11, 2019 5:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is growing increasingly concerned with his team's struggles against the run — and with good reason. The Green Bay Packers ran for 163 yards and Aaron Jones scored three times on the ground in a 24-16 win over Carolina on Sunday, continuing an ugly...