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T.J. Hockenson clears concussion protocol

The Lions will have rookie tight end T.J. Hockenson available tonight against the Packers. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Hockenson cleared the concussion protocol, and was removed from the team’s injury report. He suffered the brain injury in Week Four, and missed last week’s game. He returned to practice this week, and [more]

T.J. Hockenson questionable for Monday night

Lions tight end T.J. Hockenson may be “full go” in practice, but his status remains undecided for Monday night at Green Bay. Hockenson officially is questionable for the NFC North showdown against the Packers. He suffered a concussion against the Chiefs 13 days ago. On Thursday, he was officially limited in practice (despite being dubbed [more]

Matt Breida not fined for waving goodbye on touchdown run

Packers running back Aaron Jones was fined $10,527 for his wave goodbye on a touchdown run Sunday. But the NFL did not fine 49ers running back Matt Breida for his wave goodbye on a touchdown run Monday, Matt Maiocco of reports. The difference appears to be where the waves were directed. The league ruled [more]

Tony Brown doubtful; Darnell Savage, Robert Tonyan out

Receiver Davante Adams is the biggest name on the Packers’ status report. He won’t play, which was reported earlier Saturday. The team also will play without two other players and list cornerback Tony Brown (hamstring) as doubtful. Green Bay ruled out safety Darnell Savage (ankle) and tight end Robert Tonyan (hip). Neither practiced this week [more]

Packers rule out Davante Adams for Monday night

More than two weeks after Packers receiver Davante Adams suffered a toe injury late in a prime-time loss to the Eagles, Adams still isn’t ready to go. The Packers have announced that Adams is out for Monday night’s game against the Lions. Green Bay managed to win last Sunday without Adams in Dallas, which showed [more]

Aaron Jones fined for waving goodbye during touchdown run

On Wednesday, the NFL announced that Packers running back Aaron Jones had been named the NFC offensive player of the week after scoring four touchdowns in a 34-24 win over the Cowboys. Jones got a less celebratory message from the league this week as well. Jones said on Friday that he has been fined $10,527 [more]

Davante Adams says toe “doesn’t feel how I want it to feel at the moment”

Packers receiver Davante Adams doesn’t sounds as if he will return this week. Adams hasn’t played or practiced since Sept. 27 because of turf toe. He remained out Thursday. “It doesn’t feel how I want it to feel at the moment,” Adams said Thursday in his first comments since the night of the injury, via [more]

The 2017 running back class has taken over the league

Five weeks in to the 2019 season, one thing is clear: The running backs who entered the league in 2017 have taken over. As to rushing yardage, four of the top five leaders entered the league in 2017. And the list of quality running backs is so long that it’s difficult to list them all [more]

Packers list Aaron Rodgers as limited by knee injury

The Packers had a long injury report on Thursday and it included quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers was listed as a limited participant due to a knee issue. It’s the first time that Rodgers has been listed on an injury report this season and the Packers will have two more days of practice before issuing injury [more]

Davante Adams remains out of practice

Packers wide receiver Davante Adams missed last Sunday’s game with a turf toe injury and he’s not ready to get back on the field yet. The Packers began on-field preparation for their Monday night game with the Lions on Thursday, but Adams was not among the players taking part in the session. There was word [more]

Happy 50th birthday, Brett Favre

Ten years ago today, Brett Favre turned 40 during what would become one of the most memorable seasons of his career. He was five days removed from beating the Packers on Monday Night Football, and he was three months away from nearly getting back to the Super Bowl for a third time. Favre turns 50 [more]

Four TDs lift Aaron Jones to NFC offensive player of the week

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur and quarterback Aaron Rodgers each had positive things to say about their offense’s trajectory after last Sunday’s win over the Cowboys and the play of Aaron Jones helped lead to those feelings. Jones ran for 107 yards and caught seven passes for 75 yards while scoring all four of the [more]

Matt Patricia “more nervous” about facing Aaron Rodgers after beating him

The Detroit Lions will face the Green Bay Packers on Monday night for the first of two meetings with their NFC North division rival this season. Last year, the Lions beat the Packers in both of their meetings. A 31-23 win in October came against Aaron Rodgers while a 31-0 win in Week 17 came [more]

It’s the #PFTPM Week 5 awards

During football season, the Tuesday #PFTPM podcast includes awards for the week that was. They consist of player of the week, rookie of the week, coach of the week, and call of the week. One pick from me, one pick from MDS, plus any conversation flowing from the selection. The discussion for this week’s awards [more]

Jerry Jones on Garrett’s abusive language penalty: That’s pretty thin-skinned

Officials penalized the Cowboys for unsportsmanlike conduct Sunday after coach Jason Garrett used some choice words to side judge Scott Edwards, who missed a catch by Amari Cooper along the team’s sideline. Referee Ron Torbert said in a postgame pool report that Garrett was penalized for “abusive language,” not for spiking the red challenge flag [more]

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