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Jackson sharp, Rodgers sits and Ravens beat Packers 26-13

Aug. 15, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter that it was merely a preseason game, or that the Green Bay Packers were chasing him, or that his health is of the utmost importance to the Baltimore Ravens. Given the opportunity to run, Lamar Jackson couldn't resist. Jackson juked and hopped during an impressive...

UWGB chancellor leaving to take post at University of Akron

Aug. 14, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller is leaving to take over as president at the University of Akron. UW-Green Bay announced the move Wednesday. Miller will officially step down from his post at UW-Green Bay at the end of September. Miller took over as chancellor in...

LaFleur: Rodgers to play 'a quarter or so' against Ravens

Aug. 14, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For the first time this preseason, the world will have the opportunity to see what Aaron Rodgers looks like in Matt LaFleur's offense. The Packers' first-year coach said Tuesday that Rodgers and the rest of the first-team offense and first-team defense will play for about "a quarter...

Packers hold on for 28-26 preseason win over Texans

Aug. 9, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matt LaFleur walked out of the tunnel Thursday at Lambeau Field and couldn't help but to take a minute to reflect. At just 39 years old, he was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers. "There was just a brief period of time when I looked up and you just see all the greats written...

NWS says tornado struck Green Bay as storms hit NE Wisconsin

Aug. 8, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The National Weather Service confirms that a tornado touched down in Green Bay. The EF-0 rated tornado touched down on the southeast side of Green Bay just after 5:45 p.m. Wednesday and moved southeast. Peak winds were estimated near 85 miles per hour. The tornado's path was 6.2...

Bears to unveil statues of Payton, Halas outside stadium

Aug. 7, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Bears will unveil statues of Hall of Famers Walter Payton and George S. Halas outside of Soldier Field on Sept. 3. The 12-foot, 3,000-pound bronze statues honoring the great running back and the franchise founder and coach will be made public two days before Chicago hosts Green Bay to...

Woman whose dog died in hot car charged with felony

Aug. 7, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A woman whose dog died in a hot car at Lambeau Field is facing a felony charge. Fifty-five-year-old Debbie Rohloff made an initial appearance in Brown County Circuit Court Tuesday and was released on a signature bond. Rohloff is charged with a felony count of mistreating an animal...

Nelson retires after memorable run with Rodgers, Packers

Aug. 6, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jordy Nelson's NFL career ended in the same place where it began: Lambeau Field. Nelson signed a one-day contract with the Packers on Tuesday and announced his retirement after 11 seasons, 10 of which he spent in Green Bay. "I'll be remembered as a Packer," the 34-year-old wide...

Texans' J.J. Watt fulfills dream in Green Bay _ sort of

Aug. 5, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — J.J. Watt remembers standing outside the Packers' practice field as a kid, watching Brett Favre through the holes of the chain-link fence. He dreamed of one day being on the other side. That dream became a reality — sort of — on Monday, as the Packers welcomed Watt and...

AP source: Brady signs 2-year, $70M extension with Patriots

Aug. 4, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

Tom Brady has never known what it's like to play out the final season of a contract in his 20-year NFL career, and the New England Patriots superstar quarterback isn't about to find out. Brady, who turned 42 on Saturday, is signing a two-year, $70 million extension that runs through 2021 and includes a hefty...