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Packers add running back LeShun Daniels

The Packers have signed a journeyman tailback, due to the retirement of another journeyman tailback. LeShun Daniels has joined the Packers, contemporaneously with the placement of Akeem Judd on the reserve/retired list. Judd, an undrafted free agent in 2017, joined the Packers on August 6. He had six carries for 19 yards in the preseason [more]

Jamaal Williams has minor ankle sprain

Jamaal Williams won’t miss much time after being diagnosed with a minor ankle sprain, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. The Packers running back limped off in the second quarter after two carries for 2 yards and one reception for 6 yards. But he avoided a high-ankle sprain. Williams, a fourth-round pick in 2017, had [more]

Report: Jake Kumerow has sprained SC joint in shoulder

Packers wide receiver Jake Kumerow‘s strong summer has been interrupted by a shoulder injury, although it’s not clear yet how long the interruption will be. Rob Demovsky of reported on Friday that Kumerow was getting tests on his shoulder after hurting it while diving into the end zone to cap an 82-yard touchdown against [more]

Jake Kumerow getting tests on injured shoulder

Jake Kumerow was excluded from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ “piss poor” assessment of the team’s young receivers earlier this month and he did nothing to change that on Thursday night. Kumerow had three catches for 114 yards against the Steelers and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix called him “one of our top receivers” after the game [more]

Aaron Rodgers got everything he wanted from his one preseason series

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers played one series in Thursday night’s preseason game, and did everything he wanted to do. Rodgers said all he wanted from the preseason game was to knock some rust off and connect with new tight end Jimmy Graham and returning No. 1 receiver Davante Adams. Mission accomplished. “I got rid of [more]

Jamaal Williams injures ankle

Packers running back Jamaal Williams exited Thursday’s preseason game with an ankle injury. He limped off in the second quarter after two carries for 2 yards and one reception for 6 yards. The Packers already know they won’t have Aaron Jones for the first two games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse [more]

James Conner gives the Steelers a glimpse of the future

With Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell entering his final season with the team (if his final season hasn’t already been played), the team got a glimpse of the future on Thursday night, courtesy of second-year running back James Conner. Conner, whose rookie season was limited by injury, rushed for 57 yards on five carries against [more]

Aaron Rodgers plays one series, throws TD pass to Jimmy Graham

Aaron Rodgers said earlier this week he is unlikely to play in the final two preseason games. If Thursday is all we see of the Packers quarterback in the preseason, we didn’t see much. But the Packers saw enough. Rodgers played one series — five plays — and departed after throwing a touchdown pass to [more]

Mason Rudolph starts, throws pick-six on first play

Ben Roethlisberger isn’t playing tonight against the Packers, leaving rookie Mason Rudolph to start. It is not going well. Rudolph threw a pick-six on the first play from scrimmage. His pass intended for Darrius Heyward-Bey went to cornerback Tramon Williams, who returned it 25 yards for a touchdown. The third-round pick is expected to play [more]

Packers G.M. answers “hypothetical” question about trading for a star defensive player

Plenty of speculation has emerged in recent days regarding the possibility of the Packers making a trade with the Raiders for defensive end Khalil Mack, who undoubtedly would become a linebacker in Mike Pettine’s 3-4 system. Appearing with Adam Schein of SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio, Packers G.M. Brian Gutekunst fielded a question regarding his philosophy [more]

Who did Aaron Rodgers expect to call out “piss poor” young receivers?

The recent comments from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers regarding the reaction to his criticism of the team’s young receivers included one specific message that could be interpreted in multiple ways. “I’m doing things that I feel like are in the best interest of the team from a leadership standpoint, and if no one else is [more]

If Khalil Mack is traded, Packers are the betting favorites to land him

As Khalil Mack continues his lengthy holdout, there’s increasing talk that the Raiders could trade him. If they do, the Packers appear to be the leading candidates to acquire him. The sports book Bovada is taking odds on which team Mack will play for after the October 30 trade deadline, and the Packers, at 11-4 [more]

Josh Norman: Ignore the President

Although Washington cornerback Josh Norman and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may not see eye-to-eye when it comes to compensation for the men who throw footballs, they agree on one point that has become very important to the NFL in recent days. Rodgers has said that the league and the players should ignore President Donald J. [more]

Aaron Rodgers on “piss poor” criticism of young WRs: It’s not personal; I’m trying to win games

Some of the Packers’ young receivers took Aaron Rodgers‘ comments about them last week as a challenge. But the quarterback said Monday he wasn’t trying to send a message when he called their effort “piss poor” after a practice. “I hope we’re not that soft,” Rodgers said, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN. “I hope we [more]

Aaron Rodgers expects to play Thursday

Most teams play their starting quarterback in the third preseason game, using it as a dress rehearsal. But the Packers are on the road for their final two preseason games, playing at Oakland and at Kansas City. Because of that, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers expects to play Thursday night at Lambeau Field against the Steelers, [more]

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