Rodgers fine, sits 2nd half, top seed Packers lose to Lions
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes in the first half and sat out the second half with nothing at stake as the Detroit Lions beat the top-seeded Green Bay Packers 37-30 Sunday. Backup Jordan Love threw two interceptions late in the game, sealing a defeat that didn't affect Green Bay’s playoff positioning. Rodgers, the reigning NFL MVP who may win the award for a fourth time, was 14 of 18 for 138 yards.news.yahoo.com
NFC North roundup: Packers, Vikings, Bears all lose with the Lions off in Week 9
ALLEN PARK -- The Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears all lost while the Detroit Lions were off in Week 9. The Chiefs won 13-7, with Love completing 19 of 34 passes for 190 yards with one touchdown and one interception. The Bears lost 29-27 despite scoring 21 points in the fourth quarter, even taking the lead with 1:52 left. This solid second-half showing came despite the Bears missing several defenders, including Khalil Mack and Eddie Jackson. Detroit LionsThe Detroit Lions were off last week, so here are some recent headlines:0-17?mlive.com
Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs - NFL Week 9 (11/7/21) | How to Watch, Start Time
However, Green Bay hit a speed bump when it was announced that reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19. Now, former Utah State quarterback Jordan Love is tasked with keep the hot streak in what is going to be his first NFL start. Despite the team’s inconsistencies, Patrick Mahomes has still been one of the best quarterbacks in the league, with his nine touchdown passes the fourth-most among all NFL quarterbacks. What: NFL Football (Week 9)Who: Green Bay Packers (7-1) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (4-4)When: Sunday, November 7Time: 4:25 p.m. ETWhere: Arrowhead Stadium (Kansas City, Mo.)mlive.com
Packers planning for long-term future that includes Rodgers
Gutekunst and coach Matt LaFleur say they expect Aaron Rodgers to remain their teams starting quarterback in 2021 and beyond. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst and coach Matt LaFleur say they expect Aaron Rodgers to remain their team’s starting quarterback in 2021 and beyond. The subject came up again when Rodgers discussed his future after the NFC championship game. Absolutely he will be here for a long time.”LaFleur also said Monday he is promoting Maurice Drayton, who worked as assistant special teams coach this past season, to take over as special teams coach. The Packers announced Friday that special teams coach Shawn Mennenga was fired and that Mike Pettine wouldn’t return as defensive coordinator.
Packers' Rodgers clarifies postgame remarks about his future
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) walks off the field after the NFC championship NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)GREEN BAY, Wis. – All-Pro quarterback Aaron Rodgers says “I don’t think there’s any reason why I wouldn’t be back” with the Green Bay Packers next season. Rodgers was clarifying remarks he made Sunday after the Packers’ 31-26 NFC championship game loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Packers’ list of potential free agents includes All-Pro center Corey Linsley and Pro Bowl running back Aaron Jones among others. I’m going to have them with the right people.
Aaron Rodgers' 'uncertain' future hangs over Green Bay
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) walks off the field after the NFC championship NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers said he's not sure what his future holds in Green Bay. Green Bay allowed a total of 16 sacks in its other 16 games. The NFC championship game reflected the occasional inconsistency of Green Bay’s defense under Pettine. Green Bay’s most notable flaw during its seven-game streak was its occasional tendency to have a breakdown on special teams.
3 title game quarterbacks have similar draft history
The Packers then made Rodgers the starter in 2008 and have made the playoffs 10 times since then with one Super Bowl title. TOM TERRIFIC: Tom Brady can join some illustrious company with a win this week for another Super Bowl appearance. Brady will appear in his staggering 14th conference title game in 19 seasons as a starter when Tampa Bay visits Green Bay on Sunday. MIGHTY MATT: Packers coach Matt LaFleur is back in the NFC title game for the second time in two seasons as an NFL coach. All those coaches reached at least one Super Bowl in those years with the exception of Ryan, who lost to Indianapolis and Pittsburgh.
Eagles get Jeffery, Sanders back for game against Giants
The NFC East-leading Philadelphia Eagles have gotten healthier on offense in time for another division game. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is back in Philadelphia’s lineup against the New York Giants, his first action since foot surgery last year. Running back Miles Sanders, the Eagles' leading rusher, is also back after missing three games with a knee injury. Okung will miss his fifth game this season because of injury, so Dennis Daley starts, protecting Teddy Bridgewater’s blindside. The Buccaneers are playing without left guard Ali Marpet, who will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion.
Vikings RB Cook up vs. Packers, who keep LT Bakhtiari out
(AP Photo/John Froschauer)Dalvin Cook is back for the Minnesota Vikings from a one-game absence, his injured groin cleared to play in Green Bay. Packers: QB Jordan Love, CB Kevin King, S Raven Greene, RB Aaron Jones, LB Randy Ramsey, OT David Bakhtiari, DL Billy Winn. ___LOS ANGELES RAMS AT MIAMIRams: RB Raymond Calais, OL Brian Allen, WR Trishton Jackson, TE Brycen Hopkins, DL A’Shawn Robinson. Dolphins: RB/WR Lynn Bowden Jr., RB Salvon Ahmed, FB Chandler Cox, CB Jamal Perry, RB Jordan Howard, DE Jason Strowbridge. Bengals: K Austin Seibert, WR John Ross III, RB Joe Mixon, OG Michael Jordan, C Trey Hopkins, OT Bobby Hart, OT Jonah Williams.
Packers without leading rusher Aaron Jones vs. Texans
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)The Green Bay Packers are without their leading rusher for Sunday's game at Houston after Aaron Jones was ruled out with a calf injury. Cam Erving is back at left tackle with Connor Williams at left guard. Washington will be without left tackle Geron Christian because of a knee injury, so journeyman Cornelius Lucas starts in that spot. ___GREEN BAY AT HOUSTONPackers: QB Jordan Love, CB Kevin King, S Darnell Savage, RB Tyler Ervin, RB Aaron Jones, T David Bakhtiari, DL Tyler Lancaster. Texans: WR Keke Coutee, CB John Reid, LB Peter Kalambayi, T Charlie Heck, TE Jordan Akins.
Green Bay Packers dismantle Detroit Lions 42-21 in Week 2: Live updates recap
Fourth quarter2:13 -- Green Bay Packers drive starts on Detroit’s 40The Packers will look to run the clock out with the reserve offense. 6:14 -- Green Bay Packers drive starts on own 36Detroit forces a punt on the three-and-out with 4:30 left. 7:33 -- Green Bay Packers drive starts on own 14The Packers come out riding Aaron Jones down the field. Packers 34, Lions 148:32 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on own 25Kerryon Johnson opens the drive with a drop. Packers 17, Lions 141:45 -- Detroit Lions drive starts on own 7D’Andre Swift opens the drive with a 5-yard run.mlive.com
CBS Sports Chris Trapasso On What To Watch For At NFL Combine: Jordan Love Has Some Stylistic Comparison To Patrick Mahomes
NFL hopefuls descend upon Indianapolis this week for the annual NFL Scouting Combine, which has now moved its drills into prime-time starting on Thursday night. One of those players could be Utah State quarterback Jordan Love. I think the throwing session is going to be really good for him, said Trapasso in an interview with CBS Locals Katie Johnston. One is Boise State defensive lineman Curtis Weaver. But, his arsenal of pass-rushing moves are arguably the best in the entire class, up there with Chase Young from Ohio State, Trapasso continued.detroit.cbslocal.com
Boise State football vs. Utah State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
19 Boise State visits Utah State in a pivotal Mountain West contest on Saturday night. LINE: Boise State -7.5. Neither Boise State coach Bryan Harsin or Utah coach Gary Andersen would discuss their injured quarterbacks, leaving plenty of room for speculation and guesswork. Boise State is 18-5 all-time versus Utah State. PREDICTION: Boise State 34, Utah State 27
LSU football vs. Utah State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
The sixth-ranked Tigers will take their FBS-best offense back to the field against another high-scoring attack when they host Utah State on Saturday. "You're throwing that film on and basically, the offense starts the game and all of sudden it's like 35 to nothing, or whatever," Utah State coach Gary Andersen told reporters. "We thought he played well, and definitely gave us an opportunity to win the game," Andersen told reporters. "I think we're starting to see that we can do this every game against every team," Burrow told reporters after the performance against Vanderbilt. PREDICTION: LSU 56, Utah State 17More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Wake Forest football vs. Utah State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
LINE: Wake Forest -3.5"It's hard for those guys to go through that every day," Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson told reporters in explaining the decision. Senior linebacker Justin Strand led Wake Forest with 105 tackles a season ago while recording 8.5 tackles for loss. The Demon Deacons were picked to finish sixth in the Atlantic Division in the ACC preseason media poll. Wake Forest used 588 yards of total offense to beat Utah State 46-10 at home in 2017. PREDICTION: Wake Forest 34, Utah State 27More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.