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Mike McCarthy: Hits that concussed Dupre, Randall were illegal

Packers wide receiver Malachi Dupre was released from the hospital and back at the Packers facility on Friday after being taken for further observation on Thursday night. Dupre was put on a backboard and taken off the field on a stretcher after a hit from Eagles safety Tre Sullivan in the fourth quarter of Green [more]

Malachi Dupre leaves on stretcher but has movement and feeling in extremities

The Packers had a scary moment late in their game against the Eagles as Malachi Dupre left on a stretcher after a hard hit. Dupre had movement and feeling in all his extremities, the team announced. The receiver was transported to an area hospital for further evaluation. Dupre was injured on a hard hit by [more]

Damarious Randall leaves on a cart to be checked for concussion

Packers cornerback Damarious Randall left for the locker room on a cart to be checked for a concussion, according to the team. Randall appeared to take a shot to the head on a block. He walked walk off without assistance after being attended to by Packers’ medical staff. According to Jason Wilde of ESPN, Dr. [more]

Brett Favre on Aaron Rodgers: “Why stop at 40?”

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is in love with football again, and thinking about the future. And the guy he replaced sees no reason to think Rodgers can’t keep playing at this level for a long time to come. Via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Hall of Famer Brett Favre said during a speech at the Lee Remmel Banquet [more]

Aaron Rodgers: Sitting in preseason didn’t cause slow start in 2016

Brett Hundley has taken the first-team snaps at quarterback at Packers practice the last couple of days to prepare himself for the team’s preseason opener against the Eagles on Thursday and he’ll be seeing plenty of playing time in the coming weeks if history is any guide. Aaron Rodgers has played in five preseason games [more]

Aaron Rodgers praises not one but two Packers’ fullbacks

Who says fullback is a dying position? Aaron Rodgers loves the Packers, praising not one of them but two. Rodgers expects Aaron Ripkowski to factor into the offense even as a runner this season. Ripkowski played 288 offensive snaps last season or 26.5 percent of the team’s plays but mostly as a blocker. He had [more]

Packers cut defensive tackle Letroy Guion

The Packers held onto Letroy Guion longer than some teams would have. But his pre-training camp DUI in Hawaii was apparently an eventual last straw. The Packers announced they released the veteran defensive tackle Tuesday. He was already suspended the first four games of the 2017 regular season for a PED violation, and that will [more]

Eddie Lacy made weight last week, “doing great”

Though the $55,000 question was initially unanswered, we now believe that Eddie Lacy has indeed made weight. His latest weigh-in to be at 250 pounds or less was last week, and there were no immediate declarations from his agent or the team. But Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said yesterday that Lacy had passed last week’s [more]

Aaron Rodgers pushes back against perception of Packers mediocrity

There’s a prevailing narrative in some circles that the Packers routinely underachieve, and that they have no problem with it. Their quarterback recently addressed that perception. “I get asked about it, I got asked about it last week — this idea that the Packers embrace mediocrity,” Aaron Rodgers told Peter King of TheMMQB.com. “I think [more]

Mason Crosby has rough Saturday with new holder, snapper

Kicker Mason Crosby is back with the Packers for an 11th season, but the team’s decision to make changes at long snapper and punter means that he’s spending the summer making adjustments to the established way of doing things. On Saturday night, those adjustments left something to be desired. Crosby hit 5-of-11 field goal attempts [more]

Packers sign tight end Emanuel Byrd

The Packers signed tight end Emanuel Byrd, the team announced Saturday. Green Bay officially moved cornerback Herb Waters to injured reserve to make room for Byrd.   Byrd, 22, was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Chiefs on May 9. Kansas City released him Aug. 1. After playing quarterback and tight [more]

Martellus Bennett has a rough night at Packers practice

In 2016, Packers tight end Martellus Bennett earned a Super Bowl ring. On Thursday night, he earned a dunce cap. “It was one of those days for me, like the damn elbow, or get caught in the turf, the ball’s coming,” Bennett said Friday, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “It was one of those days where [more]

Packers lose Herb Waters for the season

The Packers have lost a potentially promising young cornerback for the year. Herb Waters is out for the year with a shoulder injury, per a source with knowledge of the situation. Undrafted in 2016, Waters converted to cornerback due to injuries at the position. He spent the regular season on the practice squad, but he [more]

Ted Thompson doesn’t know when he will retire

During the draft, Packers General Manager Ted Thompson dodged the question about how much longer he will remain on the job. He jokingly answered, “How do I look?” Thompson, in his first interview since then, said he doesn’t know the answer. But Thompson, 64, insists he feels good and doesn’t have immediate retirement plans. “I [more]

Another Packers pick joins the list of injured

The Packers loaded up on defensive players in the draft, using their first four picks on that side of the ball. Only one of them is still healthy. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, second-round cornerback Kevin King was on the sidelines Tuesday with a shoulder injury, joining third-round defensive lineman Montravius Adams and fourth-round [more]

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