| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Remarkably, there still are Jay Cutler defenders out there.
Or maybe they are Cutler enablers and apologists, but whatever, there are people who seem to want me to believe that it’s never the fault of a 31-year-old quarterback who hasn’t...
| 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,...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers earned a first-round postseason bye.
And they will need it.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers aggravated a calf injury and missed two series but returned to help the Packers beat the Detroit Lions 30-20 Sunday in the...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:35 AM
For a brief moment Wednesday Lance Briggs lost himself in reminiscence, mentally scrolling through 11 years of memories at Lambeau Field and tracking the good vibes all the way back to Week 14 of 2003.
Briggs was just an emerging Bears rookie then,...
| 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...
| 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 23, 2014
| 1:25 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Facing third down and 2 with a chance to close out the game, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers had a big decision to make. McCarthy gave Rodgers the option to throw or hand off to running back Eddie Lacy,...
| 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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:42 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Though saying a bye comes at the right time is a well-circulated phrase among all NFL teams, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy was paying more than just lip service Monday by agreeing with the saw.
"We're 5-3, and we have time...