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Packers release defensive lineman Kingsley Keke

Jan. 19, 2022 19:03 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have released defensive lineman Kingsley Keke, who made eight starts this season but hadn’t played at all in their past three games. This move comes as the Packers (13-4) prepare to host the San Francisco 49ers (11-7) in an NFC...

49ers, Packers hope to avoid more special teams mishaps

Jan. 19, 2022 19:01 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan has a simple request for the San Francisco 49ers special teams units each week. With a dynamic offense and fearsome pass rush leading a stout defense, he just wants to avoid catastrophes in the kicking game. “My number...

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,...

AP source: Panthers interview Jay Gruden, 3 others for OC

Jan. 18, 2022 22:05 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have expanded their offensive coordinator search to include former Washington coach Jay Gruden and three others, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

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...

49ers survive once again to advance in playoffs to Green Bay

Jan. 17, 2022 18:01 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers sure aren't advancing the easy way. A week after overcoming a 17-point deficit and then holding on at the end to get into the the playoffs, the Niners nearly blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for a 23-17...

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. ...

Vikings interview Packers' Hackett, Titans' Ossenfort

Jan. 16, 2022 20:47 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings interviewed Green Bay offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett for head coach and Tennessee director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort for general manager on Sunday. The team confirmed the completion of the interviews, with both the...

AP source: Vikings invite Hackett, 6 others for interviews

Jan. 15, 2022 16:44 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have begun the search for a new coach by seeking interviews with an initial slate of seven candidates, including Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. According to a person with knowledge of the process, speaking...

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...