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Packers could still look to upgrade secondary in NFL draft even after adding Xavier McKinney

Apr. 18, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

The Green Bay Packers made a big investment in their secondary by signing safety Xavier McKinney from the New York Giants. It wouldn’t be a surprise if the Packers address that area again early in the draft. Safety was one of Green Bay's biggest weaknesses last...

Packers sign former Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Andre Dillard

Apr. 18, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Offensive tackle Andre Dillard signed with the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, one month after the Tennessee Titans released him. Dillard, 28, made 10 starts and played 16 games at left tackle for the Titans last season, but was benched at one point in the...

The Iowa Hawkeyes are installing a new offense. The players say their new OC is 'intense,' too

Apr. 18, 2024 15:09 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has been known for stability on its football coaching staff, which makes this spring a little different for the Hawkeyes. Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz, the son of coach Kirk Ferentz, was fired during the team’s off week last October, though he...

This year's NFL draft has lowest number of early entrants since 2011. That trend figures to continue

Apr. 17, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

The lure of starting a pro career early apparently isn’t quite as tempting for underclassmen now as it was in the days before college stars could profit off their name, image and likeness. This month’s draft features 58 early entrants, the lowest number of players to enter the...

Jets' Aaron Rodgers briefly thought playing career could be over after tearing his Achilles tendon

Apr. 10, 2024 21:24 PM EDT

Aaron Rodgers acknowledged during a podcast appearance this week he briefly thought his playing career could be over after he tore his left Achilles tendon in the New York Jets’ season opener. “I was really thinking, ‘This is it. You don’t come back from this injury,’”...

Packers will face Eagles in Brazil in Friday night season opener

Apr. 10, 2024 10:13 AM EDT

The Green Bay Packers will play the Philadelphia Eagles when the NFL holds its first regular-season game in Brazil on Sept. 6. The matchup in Sao Paulo will mark the first time since 1970 that the NFL has played a Friday night game on the season's opening weekend. NFL...

Packers sign former Vikings kicker Greg Joseph to provide competition for Anders Carlson

Mar. 28, 2024 16:47 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Veteran kicker Greg Joseph has signed with the Green Bay Packers after spending the past three seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. The Packers announced the Joseph signing on Thursday. His arrival provides competition for Anders Carlson, who struggled with...

Packers re-sign LB Eric Wilson in boost to their special-teams units

Mar. 23, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have boosted their special teams by re-signing linebacker Eric Wilson. Wilson, 29, had 13 special-teams tackles in 2022 and 11 more last year to lead the Packers in each of those seasons. He also had 24 tackles on defense last season. ...

Xavier McKinney and Josh Jacobs join Packers looking to contend for a Super Bowl

Mar. 15, 2024 12:04 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The last time the Green Bay Packers were players in high-stakes NFL free agency was 2019. With general manager Brian Gutekunst signing four starters, the team reached NFC Championship games in 2019 and 2020 and posted three consecutive 13-win seasons. In free...

Ex-Packer Aaron Jones gets a fresh start as the Vikings enter their post-Kirk Cousins era

Mar. 14, 2024 21:17 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Aaron Jones sauntered into the room, wearing a wide smile, designer sunglasses and a purple hat. In case this fresh look for his introductory news conference at the Minnesota Vikings' headquarters wasn't unfamiliar enough, the former Green Bay running back —...