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  1. McCarthy: 'We're not saving anybody'

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. - You heard it over and over last season when Aaron Rodgers was sidelined because of his broken collarbone: The Green Bay Packers are medically conservative. Maybe that's changing. The matter came up on Friday, when the Packers ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  2. Starter Pack: Sizing up the Packers' roster

    Rob Demovsky

    A roundup of what's happening on the Green Bay Packers beat. GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers are of average height, slightly above average weight and also are younger and somewhat less experienced than your average NFL team. That's based on data...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Starter Pack: More trouble for Lyerla

    Rob Demovsky

    A roundup of what's happening on the Green Bay Packers' beat. GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson should be thankful they released rookie tight end Colt Lyerla with an injury settlement last month. Ot...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  4. Packers likely to keep just two quarterbacks

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers are leaning heavily toward keeping just two quarterbacks, according to a source familiar with their thinking. That means general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy will have to decide between Matt...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  5. Flynn, Tolzien make decision difficult

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Three days before the Green Bay Packers' preseason finale, quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt had one wish for his last look at backup quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien. "I'd like to see them both make it really hard," Van...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  6. 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
  7. How McCarthy, Thompson handle final cuts

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has made it perfectly clear over the years that he has no desire to add general manager duties to his job description. And with Ted Thompson planning to stick around in that role for several...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  8. Assessing Packers' rookies: Most will stick

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It often takes an injury or an unusually poor preseason showing for a Green Bay Packers draft pick to get cut at the end of his rookie training camp. Take last year's class as an example. Of the 11 players picked, eight made the...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  9. Packers must go younger without B.J. Raji

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The immediate reaction when a player gets hurt is to bring back an aged veteran to replace him, but the Green Bay Packers should -- and likely will -- resist that temptation. General manager Ted Thompson would have a c...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  10. Packers should keep both Flynn, Tolzien

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coach Mike McCarthy should just go ahead and call off the competition for the Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback job and demand that general manager Ted Thompson keep both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on the roster. Maybe Tho...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  11. Bradford, Goodson not ready to be factors

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nearly a month into training camp, it is apparent that at least two healthy members of the Green Bay Packers' recent draft class won't be able to help them much -- if at all -- this season. So what does general manager Ted Thomp...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  12. Packers' starting lineup appears to be set

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy has not named a starting center, tight end or free safety. But Green Bay Packers training camp is in its fourth week, and the coach has not made changes at any of those positions where there was a new starter to be...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  13. Packers not fretting over Peppers' slow start

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Julius Peppers' new coaches say they have seen more than enough on the practice field and in their meeting rooms to believe the 34-year-old former All-Pro pass-rusher will be the major contributor that Green Bay Packers general man...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  14. Packers Camp Report: Day 14

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of Green Bay Packers training camp: Before practice on Wednesday, general manager Ted Thompson held his weekly news conference but would not discuss Tuesday's trade of defensive end J...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  15. Packers' 2011 and 2012 drafts fall short

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers did not mention anyone by name, but it's entirely possible that he was referring to the Green Bay Packers' 2011 and 2012 draft classes when he made a rather cryptic comment on Wednesday. The Packers quarterback was...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  16. Worthy's trade reflects poorly on 2012 draft

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- General manager Ted Thompson was probably fortunate to find anyone willing take defensive end Jerel Worthy off the Green Bay Packers' hands. That the New England Patriots on Tuesday were only willing to give up a late-round pick...

    Blog | August 13, 2014