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Packers' rookie review: Doubs stands out while Watson waits

Aug. 03, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This was supposed to be the training camp in which Christian Watson showcased why the Green Bay Packers traded up in the second round to take the wide receiver from North Dakota State. It hasn’t quite worked out that way. Watson underwent knee surgery...

Adams' exit provides chance for Packers' Lazard to step up

Jul. 31, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Allen Lazard enters the final year of his contract knowing he will probably get more targets than ever now that former teammate Davante Adams is with the Las Vegas Raiders. That should give Lazard more incentive than ever. Then...

Rodgers says Packers offense can grow from early adversity

Jul. 28, 2022 15:26 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers says he expects the Green Bay Packers offense to face plenty of adversity during the preseason as it lines up against a defense that seems far more settled. The four-time MVP quarterback believes that could prove beneficial in the long run. ...

Chiefs report to camp without longtime club cornerstones

Jul. 25, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Two cornerstones of the Chiefs' four straight AFC title game appearances walked into training camp elsewhere this week, and Kansas City coach Andy Reid will be spending much of the next month figuring out how to replace them. That task alone could determine...

Packers camp gives Rodgers chance to work with his new WRs

Jul. 15, 2022 10:41 AM EDT

GREEN BAY PACKERS (13-5) CAMP SITE: Green Bay, Wisconsin LAST YEAR: QB Aaron Rodgers delivered a second straight MVP season as the Packers won a third consecutive NFC North title. The Packers earned the NFC’s top playoff seed for a second straight year, but again...

Chiefs aim for return to Super Bowl after playoff heartbreak

Jul. 15, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (14-6) CAMP SITE: St. Joseph, Missouri LAST YEAR: Once again led by Patrick Mahomes and Co., the Chiefs became the first team in NFL history to host four consecutive AFC championship games. But after building a 21-10 halftime lead on the Bengals,...

Chiefs' Mahomes 'surprised' by Hill criticism in podcast

Jun. 16, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs long ago moved on from wide receiver Tyreek Hill, whom they shipped to the Miami Dolphins in the offseason for a package of draft picks that have helped them get younger and deeper across the board. Hill hasn't quite done the same in...

Chiefs' new-look offense misses pieces in mandatory minicamp

Jun. 14, 2022 16:00 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes walked onto the field for the start of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp with his right tackle standing off to the side in a bucket hat and his Pro Bowl left tackle nowhere to be found. That wasn't the only thing Mahomes...

Chiefs view WR corps post-Tyreek with bright-eyed optimism

Jun. 02, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The moment the Kansas City Chiefs traded Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins for a package of draft picks, any notion the AFC West champions would be able to simply build on another deep playoff run went right with him. It's not easy to replace a three-time...