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Former 49ers, Packers defensive tackle Quinton Dial announces retirement

Former San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Quinton Dial announced his retirement from the NFL in a post on his instagram account Thursday night. “I want to thank the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers for the opportunity that you gave a country boy from a small town in Alabama [more]

Vince Lombardi’s first Green Bay house is for sale

If you’re a Packers fan looking for a truly unique piece of memorabilia, you’re in luck. Via the Green Bay Press Gazette, the first house purchased by legendary coach Vince Lombardi in Green Bay has landed on the market. The listing price for the 4,395-square-foot home? $599,900. The house last changed hands in 2014, for [more]

Packers defense feels “way, way better off” in Mike Pettine’s second year

The Packers have a new head coach for the first time since 2006, but the change from Mike McCarthy to Matt LaFleur is hitting harder on one side of the ball than the other. Green Bay held onto defensive coordinator Mike Pettine through the head coaching change and that’s allowed them continuity on that side [more]

Looking at the best NFL power plays of all time

Whether he intended to do it or not, Jets coach Adam Gase accomplished an impressive power play on Wednesday, getting G.M. Mike Maccagnan fired, finagling the interim G.M. spot, and positioning himself to become the leader of the football organization. For a guy who managed to pull this off after getting fired by the Dolphins, crash-landing [more]

LeRoy Butler takes the (Lambeau) leap at wedding

LeRoy Butler took the leap, historically. So he added literally and figuratively to the mix last weekend. The former Packers safety — who was the first player to jump into the stands at Lambeau Field after a score in 1993 — recreated that celebration at his wedding Saturday. Via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, some of [more]

Jon Ryan to punt for hometown Saskatchewan Roughriders

After a year without a team to punt for, former Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is returning to his hometown of Regina, Saskatchewan to punt for the Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. Ryan announced the move on his Twitter account with a link to Diddy’s song “I’m Coming Home.” The tweet included the Canadian [more]

Packers sign second-round pick Elgton Jenkins

The Packers have seven of their eight draft picks under contract, getting second-round pick Elgton Jenkins signed Monday. Only third-round choice Jace Sternberger, a tight end from Texas A&M, remains unsigned. The Packers made Jenkins, an offensive lineman from Mississippi State, the 44th overall choice. Green Bay will play him at guard, expecting him to [more]

Packers claim Mike Tyson off of waivers

The Packers used the waiver wire to make an addition to their secondary on Monday. According to multiple reports, the team has claimed defensive back Mike Tyson off of waivers from the Texans. Wide receiver Matthew Eaton was waived in a corresponding move. Tyson was a sixth-round pick by the Seahawks in 2017, but never [more]

Aaron Rodgers expected to make Game of Thrones cameo tonight

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a big fan of Game of Thrones. Apparently, he’ll be making a cameo in tonight’s episode, the next-to-last in series history. (Until it launches eight or nine spinoffs.) Rodgers has been hinting at the guest appearance for a while, and multiple reports indicate that tonight’s the night. It’s unknown what [more]

Report: Matt LaFleur didn’t have full say on hiring Packers’ assistants

Packers coach Matt LaFleur has put together a coaching staff in Green Bay, but it may not have been exactly the staff he would have hired if it had all been up to him. LaFleur wasn’t the sole decision-maker when it came to hiring assistant coaches, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. That [more]

John Dorsey: Browns fans are more passionate than Packers fans

Browns General Manager John Dorsey was drafted by the Packers and spent his entire five-year NFL playing career in Green Bay. He then worked in Green Bay for more than 20 years in his post-playing career. So he knows about the loyal Packers fan base. But Dorsey says that from his year and a half [more]

Which teams will increase their win totals the most in 2019?

If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse. Every year in the NFL, some teams get better — and some teams get worse. (Sometimes, some teams stay the same, which blows that cliché to hell.) Today’s PFT Live draft looks at the teams we think are most likely to improve by the most wins over [more]

Former Packers G.M. Ted Thompson diagnosed with autonomic disorder

Former Packers General Manager Ted Thompson released a statement on Tuesday announcing that he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder. Thompson, who was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame last weekend, said in the statement that he has consulted with team doctors and outside physicians about the disorder. The autonomic nervous system controls [more]

Report: Winston Moss to coach XFL team in Los Angeles

Winston Moss had an unceremonious exit from his last coaching job, getting fired as associate head coach of the Packers during the season and then taking some shots at Aaron Rodgers on his way out the door. Maybe the XFL likes having coaches that brash. Moss has been hired as the head coach of the [more]

Packers claim WR Jawill Davis off waivers

The Packers signed wide receiver Darrius Shepherd after a tryout over the weekend and they added another player to the position via a waiver claim. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that the team claimed wide receiver Jawill Davis after he was cut loose by the Giants. Davis signed with the Giants last year [more]

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