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Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 01/05/2014

How cold is it in Green Bay? Very. (Photos)

The Packers and 49ers are playing a wild-card playoff game in near-zero temperatures.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:37 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Ice Bowl revisited: David Maraniss on the 1967 game

The significance of the Packers-Cowboys playoff game went far beyond the weather.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:26 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Ice Bowl, NFL

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Packers-49ers game may not break Ice Bowl record

It’s warming up -- relatively speaking -- for wild-card playoff game.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:38 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, NFL playoffs

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 01/04/2014

Remembering the Ice Bowl: David Maraniss on the iconic 1967 game

Sub-zero temperatures made a classic Packers-Cowboys matchup for a trip to the Super Bowl unforgettable.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:54 AM ET, 01/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Ice Bowl, NFL

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Packers-49ers wild-card game may break Ice Bowl record (video)

An Arctic blast -- a polar vortex -- is heading for Green Bay Sunday evening.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:17 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 12/26/2013

Aaron Rodgers will start Sunday against Bears (updated)

Packers quarterback cleared to play with NFC North title on the line in Chicago.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:41 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Aaron Rodgers pulls off Christmas photobomb

Green Bay Packers quarterback managed to top his Thanksgiving Day photobomb of his willing teammates.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:22 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Packers’ Josh Sitton: Lions are “dirtbags”

As if a Thanksgiving Day game featuring Ndamukong Suh and Jim Schwartz needed any extra spice...

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/15/2013

NFL to consider more protection for quarterbacks

Keeping the game’s highest-paid stars on the field on the field will be considered after a season of devastating injuries.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Aaron Rodgers injury: No timetable for return from fractured collarbone

Green Bay Packers quarterback admits to frustration because there’s “not a specific typeof rehab.“

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Aaron Rodgers injury: Out three weeks with collarbone fracture, report says (updated)

Packers quarterback fell awkwardly on his shoulder on the opening series in loss to Bears.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:02 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Jermichael Finley injury raises questions about surgery

Green Bay Packers tight end is recovering from scary neck injury from helmet-to-helmet hit.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:03 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jermichael Finley

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Jermichael Finley out of ICU, suffered bruised spinal cord

By Cindy Boren  |  10:17 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jermichael Finley, NFL

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Packers’ Jermichael Finley in ICU, report says

Tight end, who suffered a concussion last month, hurt his neck on helmet-to-helmet hit.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:32 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jermichael Finley, NFL

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Vince Young released by Green Bay Packers

B.J. Coleman, for now, is the backup to Aaron Rodgers

By Cindy Boren  |  12:40 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, Vince Young

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Mark Murphy, former Redskins safety, says nickname is "very derogatory to a lot of people"

Now Packers CEO, former safety dealt with a nickname controversy at Colgate.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, Washington Redskins

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/06/2013

Vince Young signs one-year deal with Packers

Quarterback, who hasn't played in the NFL in a year, will get a shot at backing up Aaron Rodgers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL, Vince Young

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Vince Young to work out for Packers

Green Bay takes a look at QB, who hasn't played in the NFL since 2011.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:01 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, Vince Young

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Church cancels LeRoy Butler speech after Jason Collins tweet

Former Green Bay Packers safety had tweeted "Congrats to Jason Collins" after NBA player announced that he is gay.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:50 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Jason Collins, Leroy Butler, NFL

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Aaron Rodgers signs record $110 million extension, still remembers NFL draft snub

That old line about "good things come to those who wait?" Packers QB is the poster boy for that.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:45 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Charles Woodson to be released by Packers

Safety's agent says he'd like to play for a contender.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Woodson, Green Bay Packers

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 12/26/2012

Adrian Peterson injury not expected to keep him out against Packers

Green Bay will try to keep Vikings running back from breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Martellus Bennett uses Spidey-sense to save falling fan

Martellus Bennett's "Spidey-sense" saves fan

By Cindy Boren  |  03:13 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, Martellus Bennett, New York Giants

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Andre Brown suffers broken fibula in Giants' win (updated)

The downside of the New York Giants' victory over the Green Bay Packers? The loss of running back Andre Brown.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Brown, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, NFL

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Fantasy Football Week 9: Titus Young, Eric Decker, Randall Cobb reward patience

Three wide receivers are rewarding owners who exercised patience early by delivering big games of late.

By Matt Brooks and Gene Wang  |  12:17 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Fantasy Football, Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Greg Jennings will undergo surgery to repair groin tear

Green Bay's veteran receiver hopes having the procedure now will allow him to return in time for the playoffs.

By Matt Brooks  |  03:16 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Charles Woodson out six weeks with broken collarbone, Fox reports

Green Bay Packers safety Charles Woodson broke his collarbone in victory over the St. Louis Rams

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, St. Louis Rams

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Aaron Rodgers, Packers give Texans a reality check

On a nearly flawless night for their MVP quarterback, the Packers reminded the NFL just how good they can be -- and that the Texans are no juggernaut.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:06 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Report: Packers RB Cedric Benson has Lisfranc injury

Green Bay could be without its starting running back for the rest of the season, which won't help its middling rushing attack.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:23 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Report: Colts Coach Chuck Pagano has “treatable form of leukemia”

Indianapolis Colts Coach Chuck Pagano has was ESPN reports is a treatable form of leukemia and will miss at least one game as he undergoes treatment.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Pagano, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Colts Coach Chuck Pagano has leukemia, unlikely to coach this season

Indianapolis Colts Coach Chuck Pagano has a treatable form of leukemia; offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will coach the team Pagano has treatment.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Pagano, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Golden Tate, replacement ref stand their ground

Golden Tate and replacement referee stand their ground -- and deal with the aftermath of the Monday night NFL game.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:36 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Bay Packers, NFL, Seattle Seahawks