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Kyle Long apologizes for fight with teammate, calls it “unacceptable”

Six days later, Kyle Long was apologetic for his practice fight with a teammate. In his first comments since swinging a helmet at rookie defensive lineman Jalen Dalton, the offensive guard called his actions “absolutely unacceptable.” “A momentary lapse of judgment,” Long said, via Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune. “I cost myself a lot [more]

Packers receiver J’Mon Moore involved in car accident

Green Bay Packers wide receiver J'Mon Moore was involved in a car crash the day after the team’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens last week. According to Natalie Brophy of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Moore posted photos and video to his instagram account following the accident showing his damaged Mercedes along the side of [more]

Aaron Rodgers feeling good, whether he gets preseason snaps or not

Aaron Rodgers returned to practice Monday after missing Thursday’s preseason game and Sunday’s practice with back tightness. “It kind of locked up on me last week,” Rodgers said, via Jim Owczarski of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “I was going through treatment Wednesday and Thursday, the morning of the game. I was just slowly feeling better [more]

Packers planning for Aaron Rodgers to play Thursday

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was expected to play last Thursday against the Ravens, but wound up as a late scratch because of back tightness that also kept him out of practice on Sunday. While head coach Matt LaFleur said after the game that it wasn’t a “necessity” that Rodgers sees any time in the preseason, [more]

Rashan Gary plans to be “a game changer” in Green Bay

The Packers used the 12th overall pick in this year’s draft on outside linebacker Rashan Gary because they think he has the talent to be an impact player. That’s what Gary thinks, too. Gary has yet to make a tackle in the preseason despite getting significant playing time, but he says it’s coming. “I’m out [more]

Aaron Rodgers held out of practice again with back

The Packers were planning on Aaron Rodgers returning to practice today, but things didn’t go as planned. According to Rob Demovsky of, the veteran quarterback was held out of practice again Sunday, after he was a late scratch from Thursday’s preseason game with back tightness. Packers coach Matt LaFleur acknowledged that things would be [more]

Reports: Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies at 36

Cedric Benson, the fourth overall pick in the 2005 draft, has died, according to multiple reports. He was 36. Benson’s life reportedly ended in a motorcycle accident on Saturday night in Austin, when the motorcycle on which he was riding struck a minivan. Benson expired at the scene. A woman who was riding on the [more]

Aaron Rodgers expected to practice Sunday

The back tightness that kept Aaron Rodgers from playing Thursday night won’t keep him sidelined for long. According to Rob Demovsky of, the Packers quarterback is expected to return to practice Sunday when the Packers resume work. “Yeah, that’s the plan, but you know, a lot of it is going to be predicated on how [more]

Aaron Rodgers advises Lamar Jackson to slide

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson showed on Thursday night against the Packers that he’s not afraid to run, even in the preseason. But while fans cheer the way Jackson makes plays with his legs, older quarterbacks may cringe when they see a promising young quarterback expose himself to hits. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers embraced Jackson after [more]

Matt LaFleur: Not a necessity to see Aaron Rodgers in preseason

The Packers were expected to start Aaron Rodgers at quarterback on Thursday night, but he was scratched just before the game against the Ravens due to back tightness. After the game, head coach Matt LaFleur said there were no long-term concerns about Rodgers’s health and that the team didn’t want to create any by playing [more]

Aaron Rodgers sitting out tonight with back tightness

Aaron Rodgers will miss tonight’s game against the Ravens with back tightness, Wes Hodkiewicz of the team website reports. Hodkiewiz called it a “precaution” and not a concern long term. The Packers quarterback did not play in last week’s preseason opener, but head coach Matt LaFleur had planned to play all his offensive starters this [more]

Aaron Rodgers: Slash beer prices to get fans as loud as possible

Aaron Rodgers wants lower beer prices and louder fans at Lambeau Field. Rodgers said that for the fans to support the Packers while the defense is on the field, making beer cheap might be the answer. “I’m up for anything that’s gonna get the fans as loud as possible,” Rodgers said. “Maybe slash some beer [more]

Looking at players who are worth the headache, actual or perceived

Raiders receiver Antonio Brown, an excellent player, has nevertheless carried plenty of headaches with him to Oakland. His situation inspired Wednesday’s PFT Live draft. Which NFL players are worth the headache? Simms and I drafted three each. They’re named in the attached video. Watch it, and then point out any we may have forgotten. And then [more]

Oren Burks doesn’t need surgery on pectoral injury

Packers linebacker Oren Burks thought he tore his pectoral muscle in the team’s preseason opener, but he got some good news about his outlook after visits with doctors. Burks was told that he doesn’t need to have surgery to repair the injury, which he said was a hyperextension of the muscle. The linebacker said that [more]

Aaron Rodgers attributes “outside noise” to “fake news” and “clickbait”

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers thinks he knows how digital media works. Generally, he does. More specifically, as it relates to the application of the term “clickbait” to stories that focus on objective evidence of Rodgers not seeing eye to eye with new coach Matt LaFleur, Rodgers doesn’t. In recent days, Rodgers have been attributing stories about [more]

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