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Rodgers (toe) doesn’t practice but will face Rams

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Keeping quarterback Aaron Rodgers off his fractured toe was more important to the Green Bay Packers this week than getting him on the practice field. That’s how coach Matt LaFleur approached the lead-up to Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams at Lambeau Field. Rodgers did......

Aaron Rodgers injury: Matt LaFleur confirms the Packers QB will start

Sports Illustrated
Aaron Rodgers will start Sunday against the Rams despite not practicing on Friday, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur confirmed, per the Green Bay Press-Gazette.  The quarterback, who missed all three practices this week, was seen relaying calls to Jordan Love during Friday’s practice.  Rodgers’s playing status was up in the air......

How the NFL playoff picture changed on Thanksgiving: Bills retake AFC East lead

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Welcome to a special Thanksgiving Day edition of our NFL playoff picture. If you kept only one eye on the games, or even if you watched them closely, we have a lot to discuss. The outcomes of two matchups shook up the playoff standings in both conferences. Among the takeaways:......

Aaron Rodgers misidentified the author of the WSJ’s ‘COVID Toe’ story

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In a media address decrying a sports journalist for reporting false information, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers purported incorrect facts that have only made the situation spiral into further disarray. The whole saga began when Rodgers made a joke on The Pat McAfee Show about having what is known as “COVID toes,”......

Aaron Rodgers trolls media with absurd Twitter profile picture

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Aaron Rodgers shocked the sports world when he decided to flash his toe in the middle of a press conference, but he took it a step further with a foot photo.  If you’re having trouble finding the Packers’ quarterback’s Twitter account, just click the one that shows a toe—literally.  Rodgers......

NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus the Thanksgiving games to remember for (almost) every team

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6:30 AM ET NFL NationESPN It’s Feast Week for the NFL Power Rankings, as Thanksgiving is upon us. Along with being a national holiday, Thanksgiving is also a celebration of football, as three games will be on the docket Thursday (Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions, 12:30 p.m. ET, Fox; Las......

Rodgers: Toe ‘very, very painful’ in Packers’ loss

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MINNEAPOLIS — Aaron Rodgers‘ ailing toe was so problematic in Sunday’s last-second loss to the Minnesota Vikings that the Green Bay Packers quarterback actually left the field before the first half was over to head into the locker room. Rodgers likely thought the Packers were not going to get the......

Week 11 takeaways, big questions: Colts’ Taylor scores five TDs, Packers, Titans upset

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4:30 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 11 featured arguably the best individual performance of the 2021 NFL season. Colts running back Jonathan Taylor ran for 185 yards and four touchdowns, and he added 19 more yards and a fifth score on three catches. Indianapolis pulled off the upset of the......

Current NFL playoff picture: Cardinals, Titans are favorites to get No. 1 seeds

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We’re kicking off our weekly NFL playoff picture amid chaos, confusion and pandemonium. With most of 11 weeks in the books, it feels accurate to say the following about the NFL: There are no great teams. There are a handful of good teams. There are many teams of questionable repute.......

Vikings’ Justin Jefferson tops 100 yards in one quarter for first time; sets up TD vs. Packers

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MINNEAPOLIS — The first quarter of the Minnesota Vikings‘ NFC North battle with the rival Green Bay Packers couldn’t have gone any better for Justin Jefferson. The receiver turned three targets into three receptions for 104 yards against the Packers, including a 56-yard catch that set up a 1-yard rushing......

Week 11’s biggest fantasy football questions: NFL reporters give advice

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Quarterback play has been all over the place in the NFL season, surely driving fantasy football managers to consider throwing their phones against the wall with the accuracy of Patrick Mah … err … the accuracy of Russell Wils … err … the accuracy of Matthew Staf … err …......

Packers’ Rodgers practices, will play vs. Vikings

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — At least Aaron Rodgers won’t be going into another game without any practices. The Green Bay Packers quarterback practiced on Friday essentially for the first time in a month, albeit on a limited basis. He has a toe injury that he said occurred during his COVID-19......

Rodgers (toe) sits out practice, plans to play Sun.

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Whatever happened to Aaron Rodgers’ toe during his COVID-19 quarantine — and he won’t say exactly what it was — kept him from practicing on Wednesday and kept Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur from working on the timing he believes was lacking in the offense......

Ranking the top NFL MVP candidates: Who leads a six-quarterback, razor-thin race?

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The NFL is a strange place in 2021. Every franchise has lost at least two games, marking just the fourth time since the 1970 merger we’ve seen that 10 weeks into the season, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. And that kind of parity impacts how we judge the......

Aaron Rodgers Addresses OBJ Picking Rams Over Packers

Sports Illustrated
Aaron Rodgers’s Packers were considered one of the favorites to land Odell Beckham Jr. after he cleared waivers following his release from the Browns until the Rams swooped in and added the two-time All-Pro. Beckham made his L.A. debut on Monday Night Football and caught a pair of passes for 18......

Aaron Rodgers: Packers QB won’t explain toe injury

Sports Illustrated
In his weekly appearance on The Pat McAfee Show, Aaron Rodgers was asked about a last-second toe injury he was listed with before this Sunday’s win against the Seahawks. The day before the game, he was activated off the COVID-19 list but listed with an unspecified toe injury. He was given......

Packers rise to the top of Power Rankings, plus the most important game left for each team

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Regular readers of the NFL Power Rankings know that we like to look ahead to future events while putting teams in order. This week is no different, as we’re using this space to have our NFL Nation reporters pick the one remaining game on the schedule of the team they......

NFL Power Rankings: Packers Remain Versatile, Trust in the Titans

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Jenny Vrentas The theme of this season has been, Who is actually good in the NFL? It seems as though every team has that one weird loss or that one surprising win—except for the Texans and Lions. Good for intrigue.......

Green Bay Packers to sell $90 million worth of ‘stock’ in NFL team, only sixth time shares offered to public

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Green Bay Packers celebrate after winning the NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers on September 26, 2021, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. Samuel Stringer | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images Cheeseheads,......

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