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  1. Clearing up Tolzien's practice-squad status

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Contrary to what even he thought, Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien still has practice-squad eligibility. The NFL office confirmed that on Wednesday, and it has nothing to do with the changes that went into effect last...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Vikings: Could Ponder be on the way out?

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- In time, the Minnesota Vikings' 30-28 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night -- a preseason game in which both Matt Cassel and Teddy Bridgewater played a full half, and each fashioned a passer rating better than 125 -- could ...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  3. Tom Clements comes in from the cold

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - The last time Tom Clements was on the sideline for an NFL game, the temperature at kickoff was 5 degrees with a wind-chill of minus-10. No wonder the Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator has decided to move from the sideline ...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. Clinton-Dix or Hyde? Either is an upgrade

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In every offseason practice -- whether organized team activities or minicamp -- and in the first two days of training camp, Micah Hyde took all the snaps with Green Bay Packers' defensive starters in a safety tandem with Morgan Bur...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  5. Packers' top plays: Favre-Rison in SBXXXI

    Rob Demovsky

    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Green Bay Packers history. The others are: Bart Starr's quarterback sneak for a touchdown to win the Ice Bowl and Aaron Rodgers' third-and-10 completion to Greg Jennings in the fourth qu...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  6. Time to step up: Davon House

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson say it every offseason: It is not the rookies who will make the difference for the Green Bay Packers but rather the returning players. With that in mind, we continue our look ...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  7. A well-deserved honor for Fritz Shurmur

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- LeRoy Butler still gets emotional when he talks about Fritz Shurmur. That was evident again on Monday, when the former Green Bay Packers safety was told that his old defensive coordinator, the late Leonard Frank "Fritz" Shurmur,...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  8. Revisiting Rodgers' contract extension

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It is not uncommon for NFL contracts to become outdated in a hurry. Someone is always signing a new deal or an extension to become the highest-paid this or the highest-paid that. So when Colin Kaepernick signed his contract e...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  9. Packers' roster ranked surprisingly low

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Getting NFL scouts to agree on a player evaluation is hard enough. So imagine how difficult it must be to rank entire rosters. But in an ESPN Insider piece , Pro Football Focus did just that. And you might be surprised where ...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  10. More expected from Datone Jones in Year 2

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - Anyone who watched Green Bay Packers defensive end Datone Jones early in training camp last summer would have come away impressed. As a rookie, the 26th overall pick in the 2013 draft dominated practice like only a veteran pass-r...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  11. Biggest remaining roster issues for every NFC West team - NFL

    Vince Verhei

    Vince Verhei identifies the biggest post-draft needs for the Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  12. Poll: Over/under 10.5 wins for the Packers

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - The online oddsmaker Bovada.lv released its 2014 over/under win totals for every NFL team on Wednesday. It put the Green Bay Packers' number at 10.5. Only the Super Bowl participants -- the Denver Broncos (11.5) and Seattle Se...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  13. Vikings' new stadium delivers a Super Bowl

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- They could talk about the plans for a revamped downtown. They could tout the Twin Cities' robust group of Fortune 500 companies that had already helped raise more than $30 million for the game. But the Minneapolis bid committee had one...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  14. Vikings, others making quick turns at QB

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Three years ago, the Minnesota Vikings took Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder with the 12th overall pick in the draft, setting in motion a chain of events that ended -- or at least crossed the start/finish line for a s...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  15. Ignoring safety would've been a mistake

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ted Thompson ignored the safety position last year. He did not make the same mistake again. A year after the Green Bay Packers general manager watched 22 safeties come off the board in the draft without making a move at the p...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  16. Ranking the Packers' draft needs: Part 4

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Let's get this out of the way from the top: We know Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson does not draft for need -- or so he says. But in the months leading up to this week's draft, Thompson and his scouts have spent h...

    Blog | May 08, 2014