Former University of Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland spoke harshly of the football program and his brief time in the NFL on a Netflix documentary released this week.
For the eighth time in 25 years, the Packers and 49ers — both 14-3 this season — face off in the postseason. Green Bay leads 4-3 in what has been a memorable and sometimes spicy rivalry. San Francisco has won five of its six Super Bowl trips. Green Bay is 4-1.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that’s been done only once before in the Super Bowl era.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nine years into his career and a little more than two years removed from a debilitating torn Achilles injury, Richard Sherman is still tormenting quarterbacks on a weekly basis.
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and 17 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 23 and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 128-123 on Thursday night.
GREEN BAY — Davante Adams obsesses about being great.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Brett Favre vs. Steve Young. Aaron Rodgers dueling with Colin Kaepernick.
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers has spoken on several occasions about the chemistry he had with former longtime teammate Jordy Nelson.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — When Aaron Rodgers greeted Jimmy Garoppolo following the least productive start of his sterling career he had a simple message for the San Francisco 49ers quarterback: “We’ll see you later on.”
GREEN BAY — Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams eight times for 160 yards and two touchdowns, Green Bay's spruced-up defense fended off a spirited Seattle rally, and the Packers held on for a 28-23 victory Sunday night to reach the NFC championship game for the third time in six years.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Richard Sherman anticipated the route for an interception and then watched the San Francisco 49ers run eight straight times for the touchdown that put them in control of their first playoff game in six years.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins starting the 49ers’ first playoff game at Levi’s Stadium was how coach Kyle Shanahan planned it when he took over in San Francisco back in 2017.
GREEN BAY — What a year it has been for Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur.
FRISCO, Texas — Mike McCarthy used to drive by the statues every day when arriving for work at Lambeau Field, so there never was much need to tell him what he was getting into as coach of the Dallas Cowboys.
GREEN BAY — When grad transfer Russell Wilson arrived at the University of Wisconsin in the summer of 2011 after three seasons as the starting quarterback at North Carolina State, few people in the state had seen him play.
FRISCO, Texas — Mike McCarthy won a Super Bowl and went to the playoffs eight straight years while coaching two-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
NEW ORLEANS — After tight end Kyle Rudolph emerged from a purple swarm of celebrating Vikings near the corner of the end zone, he took an opportunity to mock those who doubted quarterback Kirk Cousins’ ability to come through in the clutch.
EAGAN, Minn. — With the majority of Minnesota’s starters resting on the sideline for the regular-season finale against Chicago, the longest-tenured player on the offense joined the second-stringers to take the first snap.
FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys are talking to former head coaches Mike McCarthy and Marvin Lewis in the surest sign so far that they are moving on from Jason Garrett.
NEW ORLEANS — The Dalvin and Alvin show is coming to the Superdome.
EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings secondary will be short-handed for Sunday’s playoff game at New Orleans, with cornerback Mackensie Alexander ruled out with a knee injury and cornerback Mike Hughes placed on injured reserve with a neck problem.
GREEN BAY — Green Bay Packers right guard William “Billy” Turner’s perspective on life was bleak and negative after he was cut by the Dolphins in October 2016.
BEREA, Ohio — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam excused himself from a daylong interview with former Packers coach Mike McCarthy to once again explain why his franchise is in disarray.
DETROIT — The Green Bay Packers have conditioned us to expect the unexpected this season.
GREEN BAY — For years, Aaron Rodgers’ greatness powered the Green Bay Packers’ success.
DETROIT — Aaron Rodgers was on the money when Green Bay needed him most, overcoming one of his worst games this season.
MINNEAPOLIS — Already sunk by midseason, the Chicago Bears were happy to wrap up a frustrating year with a late-game push for the win.
MINNEAPOLIS — After coming home on Christmas night from practice and meetings with the Minnesota Vikings, Kirk Cousins plopped down in his recliner.
There was actually a point this season when the Detroit Lions looked like real threats in the NFC North.
You have first pick for the NFL’s All-Time Team’s quarterback. The 10 possibilities are Joe Montana, Tom Brady, Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Sammy Baugh, John Elway, Peyton Manning, Roger Staubach, Brett Favre and Dan Marino.
No matter how many spectacular plays Lamar Jackson and Russell Wilson made, officiating overshadowed the NFL this season.
MINNEAPOLIS — There was no shortage of prizes on the line when the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings renewed their hostilities Monday night at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Miami. Until then, here are some off-the-beaten track honors to consider.
MINNEAPOLIS — The first time the Green Bay Packers formally gathered in the spring, new coach Matt LaFleur presented the goal of reclaiming the NFC North.
MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Jones rushed for 154 yards and two second-half touchdowns, Za’Darius Smith had five tackles for loss to lead a stifling performance by Green Bay’s defense, and the Packers became NFC North champions by beating the Minnesota Vikings 23-10 on Monday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings had moved into position for the go-ahead touchdown at Green Bay in the fourth quarter of their Week 2 meeting, with first-and-goal inside the 10-yard line.
With an “old man defense,” Green Bay opens with a 17-0 shutout of the Bears as Travis Williams and Jim Grabowski team up for 152 yards and both touchdowns, then follow with a 14-7 win over the 49ers for a surprising 2-0 record. Dave Hampton returns a kickoff 87 yards for one score and Bart S…
Eau Claire Post 53 wins the American Legion regional 13-0 over Superior behind Stan Morley and a grand slam by Bob Hansis to advance to the state meet at Wausau and takes the title with five wins in six games, beating Wausau 8-3 in the championship game as Tom Rodel hurls the win, Gregg Bohl…
GREEN BAY — Matt LaFleur strolled through the sea of green and gold stationed at Ray Nitschke Field Sunday without a clear-cut destination.
GREEN BAY — This group likes to swarm to the ball, breaking up passes, picking a few off.
GREEN BAY — Aaron Jones said there’s no cause for concern.
GREEN BAY — Ibraheim Campbell’s first stint in Green Bay was shorter than he would have liked.
Henry Aaron hits 14 home runs in May to move into fifth place all time with 528. Reggie Jackson belts two home runs, including a game-winner in the 13th as the A’s beat the Senators 7-5 in front of president Richard Nixon. Harmon Killebrew’s 3-run homer gives the Twins a 3-2 win over the Yan…
Jordan Hagedorn has experienced plenty of firsts since he launched his career as a National Football League agent two years ago. This month brought one of the most rewarding.
The Vikings are one of the teams considered to be placed in pro football’s AFL to get a 13-13 alignment between the two divisions but in the end, it’s the Colts, Steelers and Browns who are moved despite protests.
The Green Bay Packers will start and end the season against bitter NFC North rivals.
The Baltimore Colts eliminate the Packers from the playoffs with a 16-3 decision as QB Zeke Bratkowski is limited to 113 yards passing. Green Bay closes a 6-7-1 season on a high note with a 28-27 win over the Bears as Don Horn, called the quarterback of the future, throws two touchdown passe…
Julius Peppers has his birthday coming up real soon.
GREEN BAY — The Packers’ defense has a simple plan to stop an opposing ball carrier, regardless of whether that guy is a quarterback, tailback or receiver.
GREEN BAY — Even the Green Bay Packers recognize their running game is sluggish.