Latest NFC North News

Gould's FG on final play gives 49ers 13-10 upset of Packers

Jan. 23, 2022 02:30 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Robbie Gould lived up to his name. On a field littered with snow flurries, Gould made a 45-yard field goal Saturday night as time expired and the San Francisco 49ers knocked off the top-seeded Packers 13-10 and possibly ended Aaron Rodgers’ tenure in Green...

Rodgers enters uncertain offseason after short postseason

Jan. 23, 2022 01:03 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers heads into another offseason of uncertainty after one more frustrating finish to a brilliant year. Rodgers drove the Packers to a touchdown on the game’s opening possession, then couldn’t get them back in the end zone the rest of Saturday...

Packers won't have OT Bakhtiari for playoff game with 49ers

Jan. 22, 2022 19:21 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari is inactive for Saturday night’s NFC divisional playoff game with the San Francisco 49ers, leaving quarterback Aaron Rodgers without his veteran blind-side protector. Bakhtiari, a 2020 All-Pro selection,...

Giants interview Bills Leslie Frazier for vacant coach job

Jan. 22, 2022 16:51 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New general manager Joe Schoen and ownership interviewed Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for the vacant opening as New York Giants head coach. Frazier, 62, spoke via video conferencing with co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and...

Through persistence, Kelly positions himself to run a team

Jan. 22, 2022 16:16 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Champ Kelly remembers sending handwritten and typed letters to every NFL team, and the rejections that came in return. He did it four times a year over four years, hoping to get into the league. Once the opportunity came, he made several jumps. ...

AP source: Vikings target GM finalists from Browns, Chiefs

Jan. 22, 2022 00:12 AM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have targeted two finalists for their general manager job: Cleveland vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kansas City executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles. According to a person with knowledge of the...

Bears interview Frazier for coaching job, Poles for GM spot

Jan. 21, 2022 21:32 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed 1985 championship team member Leslie Frazier for their head coaching vacancy Friday and Kansas City Chiefs executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles for their general manager job. Frazier, a cornerback on Chicago's only...

Packers activate Za'Darius Smith, Whitney Mercilus from IR

Jan. 21, 2022 17:28 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have boosted their pass rush for the postseason by activating outside linebackers Za’Darius Smith and Whitney Mercilus from injured reserve. These moves clear the way for Smith to play his first game in over four months and Mercilus to...

Familiar playoff foes face off again as Packers host 49ers

Jan. 21, 2022 16:38 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (11-7) at GREEN BAY (13-4) Sunday, 8:15 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Packers by 6, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: 49ers 10-8; Packers 12-5. SERIES RECORD: Packers lead 38-32-1 LAST MEETING:...

Rodgers' latest playoff drive starts as Packers host 49ers

Jan. 21, 2022 16:37 PM EST

Aaron Rodgers understands time is running out on his hopes of winning a second Super Bowl title with the Green Bay Packers. The 38-year-old quarterback’s latest postseason run begins Saturday night as he tries to beat the team that has served as the three-time MVP’s biggest...