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Brett Favre on Packers rift: “It’s over, it’s done”

As Brett Favre begins the process of healing his rift with the Packers, he says he wouldn’t change a thing. Favre, who finished his career with the Vikings and with some hard feelings toward some folks in Green Bay, said on WTMJ in Milwaukee today that he doesn’t think there is anything he could have…

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Friday morning one-liners

Linebacker depth could be an issue for the Bills this season. The Dolphins will provide some hints about their offensive look in their preseason opener. Said Patriots coach Bill Belichick of his team’s play on Thursday night, “I don’t think our protection was good enough. I don’t think our passing game was good enough .…

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Tip from Aaron Rodgers led Lovie Smith to Jeff Tedford

During his year off from the NFL, Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith was already thinking about his staff. And when it was time to think about an offensive coordinator, he called up one of the quarterbacks who had given him so many problems when he was coaching the Bears. And it was the referral from Packers…

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Morgan Burnett won’t travel to Tennessee with Packers

The Packers will be down a starting safety when they face the Titans in Saturday’s preseason opener. Morgan Burnett won’t make the trip to Nashville with his teammates after suffering a strained oblique at practice on Monday. He’s remained out through the week and coach Mike McCarthy included Burnett on the list of players whose…

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Rodgers: I think it’s important to bring Favre back in the fold

Aaron Rodgers hasn’t always had a great relationship with the quarterback he first backed up and then replaced, Brett Favre. But Rodgers is glad to hear that the Packers will retire Favre’s number next year. Rodgers says he was talking to the higher-ups within the Packers organization to express his belief that it was past…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Perhaps Donald Trump’s bid for the Bills wasn’t as big as he previously indicated. The Dolphins are using GPS trackers on their players (which is better than house-arrest bracelets). Patriots QB Ryan Mallett gets a chance to show he can play. The Jets are picked third in the AFC East, at least by video game…

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Williams, Bostic share first-string MLB duties in Chicago

The Bears have a proud tradition at middle linebacker, with all-time greats like Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary, and Brian Urlacher at the top of the list.  But the transition from Urlacher to the next generation hasn’t been seamless. For now, a pair of candidates are vying for the starting job, and according to the officially…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Bills coach Doug Marrone was in no mood for questions after his team’s preseason-opening loss. The Dolphins’ offensive line has undergone major turnover, but it’s taking shape. Patriots coach Bill Belichick was a scrub on Ted Marchibroda’s Baltimore Colts staff in 1975. Geno Smith is the starter, but Michael Vick will get to play a…

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Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung on schedule from offseason surgeries

After being relegated to spectator duty over the first 10 days of training camp, safety Kam Chancellor and left tackle Russell Okung both returned to limited participation this week as they continue to recover from offseason surgeries. Chancellor had surgery to fix a troublesome hip that has bothered for the last 5-6 years dating back…

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Report: Packers lineman Don Barclay tears ACL

Offensive lineman Don Barclay proved to be a valuable reserve for the Green Bay Packers a season ago, starting 14 games at right tackle in place of an injured Bryan Bulaga. Now it looks as though the Packers will have to get by without him. According to Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Barclay…

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Peppers appears as OLB in Packers’ depth chart

On the team’s roster, Julius Peppers appears as a defensive end and linebacker for the Packers.  On the first, unofficial depth chart, Peppers appears only as the starting left outside linebacker. While the Packers have been vague about Peppers’ role in his first season in the 3-4 defense, it appears he’ll spend the bulk of…

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Don Barclay carted from Packers practice after knee injury

The Packers have turned to Don Barclay as a replacement for injured offensive linemen in each of the last two seasons, but they may need to find another option in 2014. Barclay was carted off the field at practice on Tuesday after he injured his knee while pass blocking. Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn’t have…

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Knee injury will keep Colt Lyerla out for “weeks”

Tight end Colt Lyerla’s college career came to an abrupt end last year when he was arrested on drug charges, but the Packers decided to take a flyer that his on-field talent could overcome his off-field red flags. He may have to wait until 2015 to make that case. Lyerla injured his knee during Saturday…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Jeff Tuel is pushing to be the Bills’ backup quarterback. C Samson Satele has come full circle after returning to the Dolphins. Said Patriots DT Vince Wilfork, “I’m feeling fine. To me, that’s in the past. I don’t even think about it. I just come to play.” Jets S Calvin Pryor has been fully cleared…

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Kevin Greene back on the practice field with Eagles

Kevin Greene walked away from his job on the Packers coaching staff to spend more time with his family. But he’ll never get football out of his blood. The man who is third on the NFL’s all-time sack list stopped by Eagles camp at the invitation of former coach Bill Davis, and worked with the…

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