| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Packers 9-3 (2): Mike McCarthy is pushing all the right buttons.
2. Patriots 9-3 (1): Loss at Lambeau snapped seven-game streak and could be exactly what Bill Belichick needs to sharpen focus down stretch.
3. Broncos 9-3...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 6:42 PM
One small stomp for man, one giant gulp for the Detroit Lions.
The NFL on Monday suspended Detroit center Dominic Raiola one game for stomping on the ankle of Chicago defensive tackle Ego Ferguson the day before.
That means the Lions will be without...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 10:28 PM
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers had the Bears at hello.
By halftime, Green Bay publicists were researching the record books. Rodgers tied an NFL record with six touchdown passes by the intermission as the Packers led 42-0 en route to a 55-14 shellacking...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The quarterbacks went down, and they went down hard.
Houston, Washington and Tennessee lost their quarterbacks Sunday. Even Denver had to do without Peyton Manning for a bit, with the Broncos star uncharacteristically missing a few snaps in San Diego...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 4:48 PM
If the McCaskey family has a referendum on Phil Emery, quarterback Jay Cutler surely will be a topic of debate.
Given the money involved, it's difficult to imagine ownership was thrilled with Marc Trestman's decision to bench Cutler last week and it's...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:09 PM
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't put up his typical gaudy numbers Sunday. He didn't throw four touchdown passes or roll up 400 yards. He did something better.
He did the Lambeau Limp.
Rodgers, carted off in the first half with a calf injury,...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Preparation and a forward-looking mindset is key to good leadership. Good leaders act with a plan and a purpose. Often that plan goes astray, and in those circumstances survival is determined by adaptability and the ability to stay calm and make...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has plenty of reasons to look forward to Sunday night’s division rivalry game against the Packers.
For starters, he’ll have a chance to go right at the NFL’s worst run defense, with Green Bay...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:18 PM
It's not easy writing an article about Connor Barwin, because every time you ask him a question about himself, he ends up talking about somebody else.
Ask him about his dominating, 3 ½-sack game last week against the Carolina Panthers and the Eagles...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 1:25 PM
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Green Bay Packers' offense bounced back just enough to help them clinch a playoff spot as they beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-3 on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
The Packers rebounded from a 21-13 loss at Buffalo last week but did...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The Carolina Panthers went more than two months between wins this season and the Atlanta Falcons were close behind, with a 52-day stretch between victories.
Their combined 12-17-1 record aside, either the Panthers or Falcons are headed to the playoffs,...