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NFL fines Jamaal Williams $18,566 for touchdown celebration

Celebrating a touchdown in Sunday night’s win over the Packers got Lions running back Jamaal Williams in trouble with the league.The NFL has fined Williams $18,566 for his touchdown celebrations.Williams likes to thrust his hips when celebrating a touchdown and has been fined before.But while Williams is a repeat offender, his “offense” is so minor [more]

Packers expect Aaron Jones to return in 2023

Packers running back Aaron Jones is currently slated to have a salary cap hit of more than $20 million in 2023, making him by far the league’s most expensive player at his position next season. But that doesn’t mean he’s on the way out.Green Bay General Manager Brian Gutekunst said today that there’s no doubt [more]

Brian Gutekunst: Aaron Rodgers is certainly going to take some time and I think that’s fair

Aaron Rodgers did not exactly look or sound like a player intending to suit up again for another season when he held his postgame press conference following last Sunday’s loss to the Lions.But the Packers don’t seem like they’ll be pushing him out the door.In his Friday press conference, Green Bay General Manager Brian Gutekunst [more]

Jamaal Williams named NFC offensive player of the week

By kickoff of Sunday night’s game between Detroit and Green Bay, the Lions knew they’d been eliminated from playoff contention.But Detroit made sure Green Bay wasn’t getting a ticket to the dance either with its 20-16 victory.Running back Jamaal Williams was a big part of that and now he’s been named the final NFC offensive [more]

Matt LaFleur doesn’t rule out bringing back Nathaniel Hackett, or giving up playcalling

Former Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett earned his chance to become the former coach of the Broncos based on his work as the offensive coordinator of the Packers.Now that Hackett is available, could he return to the Packers?“I think I’ve definitely entertained all that,” coach Matt LaFleur said Monday, via Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, regarding the [more]

Matt LaFleur anticipates Joe Barry’s return as defensive coordinator

Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry was the subject of much criticism when the Packers were on a losing streak at the middle of this season, but head coach Matt LaFleur resisted making any change.On Monday, LaFleur suggested he’ll continue to stay the course with Barry. The Packers defense got better in the final stretches of [more]

David Bakhtiari on his future: I still have a lot to play for

Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari has missed 26 games the past three seasons, including six in 2022, because of a career-altering knee injury and an appendectomy. But Bakhtiari has no plans to retire, and in fact, “totally thinks” he will enter 2023 with better health luck.Bakhtiari underwent three knee operations and an appendectomy in two [more]

Quay Walker says he spoke with Lions trainer, hopes to be forgiven

Packers linebacker Quay Walker, who was ejected from Sunday night’s game for pushing a member of the Lions’ athletic training staff, said today that he has spoken with him, apologized and hopes to be forgiven.Walker told reporters in the Packers’ locker room on Monday that he and the trainer had a long conversation, that he [more]

Aaron Rodgers holds all the cards for 2023

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he won’t hold the Packers hostage. Regardless, he currently holds all the cards.Under the contract Rodgers received in March 2022, his compensation for 2023 shoots to nearly $60 million. And it’s fully guaranteed.If Rodgers wants to stay, he’s staying. If they’d cut him (they won’t), they’d owe him the money. And [more]

Quay Walker apologizes: I take full responsibility for making another stupid decision

Packers linebacker Quay Walker apologized on Monday morning after he was ejected from Sunday night’s game for shoving a member of the Lions’ medical staff who was attending to an injured player.It was the second time this season that Walker has been ejected from a game for shoving someone representing the other team who was [more]

Dan Campbell: We played to gain some respect and show what we’re capable of

The Lions knew that their playoff hopes were extinguished before their game kicked off in Green Bay on Sunday night, but they didn’t play like it.After trailing 9-6 at halftime, the Lions drove for a pair of Jamaal Williams touchdown runs and rookie safety Kerby Joseph picked off Aaron Rodgers in the final minutes to [more]

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