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Packers wasting timeouts far more than most teams

Good clock management can be the difference between winning and losing a game, but trying to quantify “good clock management” isn’t always easy. By at least one metric, however, the Packers are managing the clock worse than any team in the NFL. That metric is wasted timeouts. Whether a timeout was used properly or wasted [more]

Lance Kendricks to be charged with marijuana possession

Packers tight end Lance Kendricks is about to be charged for possession of marijuana, after a 2017 traffic stop. According to Samantha Hernandez of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Outagamie County District Attorney’s office is preparing criminal drug charges Kendricks. Kendricks was initially given a citation for possession of marijuana, which carries a fine of up [more]

Mason Crosby bounces back to take NFC special teams player of the week

Fortunes in the NFL can change in a heartbeat and you needn’t look any further than Packers kicker Mason Crosby for a prime example of that fact. Crosby had as bad a day as a kicker could hope to have in Week Five. He missed four field goals and an extra point in a 31-23 [more]

Aaron Rodgers has an interesting way of handling time outs

It was a subtle but unmistakable trend, made evident to anyone paying close enough attention on Monday night. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, on multiple occasions, remained on the field during a Green Bay timeout. Appearing on Tuesday’s PFT Live, Peter King mentioned that he noticed the unusual dynamic once  during Monday night’s game. The video [more]

Monday Night Football up 40 percent in total viewership over Week Six 2017

Monday night’s game between the 49ers and Packers delivered. In multiple ways. It was fun to watch and, in turn, it was watched. According to ESPN, the game averaged 12 million viewers across ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Deportes. That represented a 40-percent increase over the 8.5 million average viewers who watched last year’s Week Six [more]

Mike McCarthy: Too early to know if Aaron Rodgers can shed brace

Aaron Rodgers said after Monday night’s dramatic victory over the 49ers that he hopes to shed the bulky brace protecting his left knee. Packers coach Mike McCarthy hopes Rodgers can, too, but said it’s too early to know. McCarthy was noncommittal Tuesday about whether the Packers quarterback can play without a brace after the week [more]

NFL continues to generate record points, touchdowns

Six weeks are in the books, and the 2018 NFL season continues to be unlike any other. In a good way. The 4,489 points scored through Week Six are the most in NFL history. The 504 touchdowns scored through Week Six are the most in NFL history. And the 328 touchdown passes thrown are the [more]

Kyle Shanahan has “a ton of confidence” in Robert Saleh

The 49ers surrendered 521 yards and the final 10 points of Monday night’s 33-30 loss to the Packers and those developments led to questions for head coach Kyle Shanahan about defensive coordinator Robert Saleh after the game. Shanahan’s team has lost four games in a row and they held leads in three of those games, [more]

After ugly game last week, Mason Crosby was careful not to overreact

Packers kicker Mason Crosby made all seven of his kicks, including a game-winning field goal as time expired, on Monday night — just a week after missing five kicks in a loss to the Lions. And Crosby said his preparation was not much different. Crosby said that during the week of practice leading up to [more]

Aaron Rodgers hopeful to shed knee brace following bye

After Monday night’s comeback win over the San Francisco 49ers, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers will have most of the next week off before returning to prep for the Los Angeles Rams in two weeks. Rodgers is hopeful that when we takes the field against the Rams, he’ll be able to do so [more]

Aaron Rodgers leads game-winning drive as Mason Crosby’s 27-yard FG gives Packers 33-30 win over 49ers

Aaron Rodgers engineered yet another magical comeback for the Green Bay Packers Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers. Rodgers led the Packers 81 yards over the final minute and change of regulation to setup a 27-yard game-winning field goal from Mason Crosby to stun a 49ers team that held a 30-23 lead with three [more]

Bryan Bulaga leaves with shoulder injury

Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga injured his shoulder in the first half of Monday night’s game. While the Packers list him as questionable to return, Bulaga stayed on the sideline after halftime. Byron Bell moved over to right tackle, and Lucas Patrick was playing right guard to start the second half. The Packers listed Bulaga [more]

49ers lead Packers 24-20 at halftime

Who saw this coming? The Packers were expected to roll the 49ers, and when they went up 17-7, they appeared on their way. But C.J. Beathard has had something to say. Beathard had an almost perfect passer rating in the first half, leading the 49ers to a surprising 24-20 halftime advantage over Aaron Rodgers and [more]

49ers take 21-20 lead

The 49ers were left for dead down 17-7, but don’t look now, they lead 21-20 late in the second quarter. Marquise Goodwin already is over 100 yards, catching his second touchdown pass to give San Francisco the lead with 6:05 remaining in the first half. He has three catches for 114 yards, with his touchdowns [more]

Packers, 49ers in high-scoring affair, with Green Bay up 17-14

The Packers and 49ers combined to score 31 points in the first quarter. Green Bay scored its first three possessions, one of which followed a San Francisco turnover, to take a 17-14 lead. After the Packers matched the 49ers’ initial touchdown, D.J. Reed fumbled the kickoff. James Crawford recovered for the Packers at the San [more]

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