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Rodgers thinks young quarterbacks of bad teams should sit and wait

By Mike Florio

Nine years ago, the Packers used a first-round pick on quarterback Aaron Rodgers because Brett Favre already was nearly three years into his will-I-or-won’t-I-retire routine. For the next three years, Rodgers sat the bench behind Favre, until the Packers pushed Favre early in the 2008 offseason to commit to whether […]

Opponents set for 2014 NFL season

By National Football League Two of the game’s greatest quarterbacks — Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers — will get a rare opportunity to face each other at legendary Lambeau Field next season. See all 2014 opponents for every team here.

Source: National Football League

Packers’ Rodgers Back, To Start Bears Game

By Cole Premo

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will return to start Sunday’s game for the NFC North title against the Chicago Bears.

Coach Mike McCarthy announced Thursday that Rodgers will be back after missing seven games because of a left collarbone injury.

Green Bay (7-7-1) is 2-5-1 since Rodgers […]

Greg Jennings sets career-high as wide receivers break out with Cassel

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS – Greg Jennings had a career day Sunday.

Jennings, 30, played for years with Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. Sunday, he set a career-high by catching 11 passes from the Vikings’ stated backup quarterback Matt Cassel.

His 163 yards bested Cris Carter’s old franchise record for most receiving yards against the […]

Rodgers Out For Vikings Vs. Packers Showdown

By sdswanson

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not play against Minnesota on Sunday after hinting earlier in the week he might have a chance.

Rodgers needed to be on the field at practice Friday, but he is not yet recovered from a broken collarbone and was ruled out for […]

Sunday’s Vikings-Packers matchup will see historic turn in the rivalry

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Even though it doesn’t feel like it, Sunday’s Vikings-Packers game will be of some historic significance. The Packers have announced that Scott Tolzien will start this week in place of the injured Aaron Rodgers. And in all likelihood, Brett Favre won’t start for the Vikings.

That makes this weekend the first game […]

Chris Cook: Packers ‘definitely vulnerable right now’

By Sessler, Marc With quarterback Aaron Rodgers out and the Green Bay Packers mired in a three-game losing streak, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook sees a squad looking “vulnerable.”

Source: National Football League

Vikings’ Chris Cook: Packers are “definitely vulnerable”

By Darin Gantt

Vikings cornerback Chris Cook, an apparent scholar of the game, has unearthed something that could be important to his team. It seems that the Packers might be harder to beat with quarterback Aaron Rodgers on the field than Scott Tolzien, and that difference is something opponents might take advantage of. “They’re […]

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers ground game defeat Minnesota Vikings

By Associated Press Aaron Rodgers threw two first-half touchdown passes to Jordy Nelson and guided the Packers to a 44-31 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on 24-for-29 passing for 285 yards.

Source: National Football League

Sunday night wrap-up: See how they (the Packers) run

By Darin Gantt

The Packers are, and will continue to be quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ team. But their ability to grind away at the Vikings in the second half could be the thing that makes them more dangerous as the season progresses. The Packers opened the second half of Sunday’s 44-31 indoors win over the […]