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Packers give WR Nelson contract extension

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 9 months ago
De Pere, WI (Sports Network) - The Green Bay Packers signed wide receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension on Saturday.According to multiple reports, Nelson and the team agreed on a four-year extension worth $39 million."Jordy's hard work and dedication has made him a good player, teammate and a core member of this team," Packers general manager Ted Thompson said in a statement. "We are...

2014 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 2 years 9 months ago
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of training camp in Renton, Wash. The Buffalo Bills will be the first team to open training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., on July 18, while the Detroit Lions...

39 Things That Never Happened in the NFL Until 2013

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 10 months ago
Even though the Denver Broncos lost Super Bowl XLVIII to the Seattle Seahawks, they still set the single-season record for points scored (606). This, of course, was fueled in large part by Peyton Manning’s record 5,477 yards passing and 55 touchdowns. Manning and the Broncos weren’t the only player or team that made history last season. And even in the AFC champions’ case...

14 Things to Watch During the 2014 NFL Season

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 10 months ago
The start of NFL training camps is still several weeks away and the 2014 regular season won’t kick off until September, but for all intents and purposes, America’s game has become a year-round sport. So to help whet your appetite for some pigskin while counting down the days until the action returns to the gridiron, here are 14 storylines that will help shape how this season...

Packers release RB Franklin

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 10 months ago
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers have released running back Johnathan Franklin.Franklin, a fourth-round draft pick out of UCLA last year, was put on injured reserve in November after suffering a neck injury and a concussion in a Week 12 game against Minnesota.The Packers announced the move Friday, a day after head coach Mike McCarthy said Franklin wouldn't be back with...

Packers ink draft picks Adams, Rodgers

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 10 months ago
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers completed the process of getting their 2014 draft class under contract with Thursday's signings of wide receiver Davante Adams and tight end Richard Rodgers.Adams, the 53rd overall choice, set a Mountain West conference record with 38 career touchdown catches in just two seasons at Fresno State, where the 6- foot-1 wideout also established...

Packers ink first-round pick Clinton-Dix

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 11 months ago
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers officially announced the signing of safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, the 21st overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, on Friday.Financial terms of the deal were not released, but all first-round picks sign four-year pacts, with the club holding an option for a fifth year.A 6-foot-1, 208-pounder out of Alabama, Clinton-Dix totaled 46 tackles, two...

Green Bay Packers 2014 NFL Draft Review

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 11 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) -1 (21) - Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama; 2 (53) - Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State; 3 (85) - Khyri Thornton, DT, Southern Miss; 3 (98) - Richard Rodgers; TE, California; 4 (121) - Carl Bradford, OLB, Arizona State; 5 (161) - Corey Linsley, OC, Ohio State; 5 (176) - Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin; 6 (197) - Demetri Goodson, CB, Baylor; 7 (236) - Jeff Janis, WR, Saginaw Valley...

Green Bay Packers 2014 Draft Preview

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 years 12 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers saw what life was like without Aaron Rodgers for an extended period of time last year and the results were hardly pretty.A broken collarbone sidelined the superstar for seven straight weeks as the Pack floundered before A-Rod returned with his Superman cape to lead Green Bay to a season-ending victory over the Chicago Bears to secure the team's third...

Packers re-sign QB Flynn

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 week ago
Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers re-signed quarterback Matt Flynn on Tuesday.Flynn, 28, was drafted by Green Bay in the seventh round in 2008 out of LSU and spent his first four seasons in the league with the Packers backing up Aaron Rodgers. In 2012, Flynn signed as a free agent with Seattle, where he lost the starting job to then rookie Russell Wilson.Flynn spent time...