Latest Aaron Rodgers News

49ers, Packers set for record-tying 9th playoff meeting

Jan. 19, 2022 01:30 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers memorably vowed after his 2005 draft day snub that the San Francisco 49ers would be more disappointed for passing him up at No. 1 than he would be at sliding to No. 24. While that proclamation has been true for most of the past decade-plus,...

Pack set for 49ers rematch after winning September thriller

Jan. 18, 2022 17:57 PM EST

It was the rally that sparked the Green Bay Packers toward the NFL’s best regular-season record. The Packers had split their first two games — a blowout loss to New Orleans and a home victory over Detroit — before visiting San Francisco for a Sunday night matchup. After...

Cowboys face same questions after another early playoff exit

Jan. 17, 2022 15:12 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy's future as Dallas Cowboys coach wasn't something Jerry Jones wanted to discuss after a wild-card loss that left the owner saying “I can't remember” when asked if he'd ever been more disappointed in defeat. Questions about McCarthy come in...

49ers hang on over Cowboys 23-17 in chaotic wild-card finish

Jan. 16, 2022 23:08 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Shanahan walked onto the field with an emphatic nod, believing his San Francisco 49ers had beaten the Dallas Cowboys in a chaotic wild-card finish that left many not sure what was happening. The official word came a short time later. ...

Cowboys back in playoffs with older, wiser Prescott, Elliott

Jan. 14, 2022 17:23 PM EST

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott soared to the top of the NFC as twin rookie stars for the Dallas Cowboys five years ago. It's not so much that the quarterback and running back didn't appreciate the moment and the opportunity, and there are better reasons to explain why Green Bay...

Denver Broncos' head coach search starts out in the Midwest

Jan. 14, 2022 17:08 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos began their search for Vic Fangio's replacement in the Midwest, meeting with Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn ahead of their trip to Green Bay. Broncos general manager George Paton and a team of executives were meeting...

Uncertain futures add to sense of urgency for Rodgers, Adams

Jan. 14, 2022 14:23 PM EST

Until this season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers often referred to Hall of Fame cornerback Charles Woodson as his greatest teammate ever. Now that title apparently belongs to Davante Adams, the wide receiver who has caught hundreds of passes from Rodgers over the past...

5 players are unanimous choices for AP's NFL All-Pro Team

Jan. 14, 2022 12:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Five players, including dynamic pass catchers Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams, are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2021 NFL All-Pro Team. Joining the Rams' Kupp and the Packers' Adams in receiving votes Friday from all 50 members of a nationwide panel of...

Djokovic entangles sponsors in Australian Open vax uproar

Jan. 14, 2022 11:39 AM EST

A lot of people are angry at Novak Djokovic. And his sponsors may just wait it out. The world’s top-ranked men’s tennis player is the top seed and defending champion at the Australian Open. But it’s unclear if he can compete Monday after Australian officials again revoked his...

In vaccination battles, pro athletes become proxy players

Jan. 14, 2022 09:39 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pandemic-era saga of tennis star Novak Djokovic in Australia this week is but one of many: Pro athletes who have refused to be vaccinated have been put at center court in a larger contest — as famous faces who are becoming proxy players in the accelerating worldwide...