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Green Bay Packers' Jared Veldheer (68) and teammates stand on the sideline during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. Offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is back with the Green Bay Packers, giving him an opportunity to compete in playoff games for different teams on back-to-back weekends. Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, that Veldheer was with the team and would be practicing later that day, making him available for their NFC divisional playoff game Saturday with the Los Angeles Rams (11-6). The 33-year-old Veldheer was the Indianapolis Colts’ starting left tackle for their final two games, including a 27-24 AFC first-round playoff loss to the Buffalo Bills last weekend. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Packers sign OT Veldheer, who played with Colts last week

Jan. 12, 2021 5:40 PM EST

Offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is back with the Green Bay Packers, giving him an opportunity to compete in playoff games for different teams on back-to-back weekends. Veldheer was with the Packers for Tuesday's practice. The Packers (13-3) are hosting the Los Angeles Rams (11-6) in an NFC divisional playoff game...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones is congratulated by Aaron Rodgers and Corey Linsley after riunning for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Packers hoping weather will maximize their home-field edge

Jan. 4, 2021 8:34 PM EST

The Green Bay Packers did everything they could in the regular season to boost their chances of reaching the Super Bowl for the first time in a decade. Now they’re hoping for some cooperation from Mother Nature. The Packers (13-3) wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the NFC and a first-round playoff bye with a...

Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (69) plays during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov 29. 2020, against the Chicago Bears in Green Bay, Wis. Bakhtiari  will miss the rest of the season after the three-time Pro Bowl selection injured his knee in practice Thursday. Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed the severity of the injury Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Packers won't have Pro Bowl OT Bakhtiari for rest of season

Jan. 1, 2021 8:11 PM EST

Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari will miss the rest of the season after the three-time Pro Bowl selection injured his knee in practice Thursday. Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed the severity of the injury Friday. The injury comes six weeks after the standout left tackle agreed to terms on a...

LaFleur says Harrison might make his Packers debut on Sunday

Dec. 31, 2020 5:52 PM EST

Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur says there’s a possibility newly acquired defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison could play in the team’s regular-season finale Sunday at Chicago. The Packers claimed Harrison off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday as they looked to...

Green Bay Packers' A.J. Dillon celebrates his touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Dillon's big night gives Packers more reason for optimism

Dec. 28, 2020 8:50 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This hasn’t been the type of rookie season that Green Bay running back A.J. Dillon anticipated, but the second-round pick from Boston College demonstrated Sunday why the Packers drafted him. Dillon rushed for 124 yards — more than he had gained all season — and...

Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams catches a touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Adams shines in snow as Packers trounce Titans 40-14

Dec. 28, 2020 1:20 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams created a picturesque atmosphere as they connected for three touchdown passes on a snow-covered Lambeau Field. The Green Bay Packers teammates would love the opportunity to produce plenty of similar scenes next month by staying home throughout the NFC...