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  • Wed., Oct. 22, 2014 1:35 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Fri., Oct. 24, 2014 11:30 AM - 11:45 AM CDT Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Sun., Oct. 26, 2014 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM CDT Packers at New Orleans Saints Packers at New Orleans Saints
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Jared Abbrederis appearance Jared Abbrederis is scheduled to appear at the Kaukauna Raiders Youth Football Banquet on Tuesday, October 28, from 7-9 p.m., at Van Abel’s Supper Club in Kaukauna, Wis.
  • Wed., Oct. 29, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Schroeder appearance Bill Schroeder is scheduled to appear at the Bellin Health-Wrightstown Clinic in Wrightstown, Wis., on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m.-noon.

What will it take to win in New Orleans? Read Mike’s chat transcript

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 21, 2014 – 12:38 pm

Packers.com’s Mike Spofford conducted his weekly chat with readers, looking ahead to this weekend’s trip to New Orleans. If you missed it, you can read the transcript here:

If you’re having trouble reading the transcript, click here.


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2015 Pro Bowl voting underway

Posted by Duke Bobber on October 21, 2014 – 12:26 pm


Online voting for the 2015 Pro Bowl is already underway. Fans can begin voting to select players for the game on Packers.com. Balloting will conclude on Monday, December 15. The Pro Bowl players will be announced Tuesday, December 23 live on NFL Network.

Players will later be assigned to teams through the Pro Bowl Draft during the week leading up to the game, which will also air on NFL Network.

The 2015 Pro Bowl will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2014 and televised live on ESPN at 7 PM CT from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, site of Super Bowl XLIX.

To fill out a ballot, click here.

Pro Bowlers in the McCarthy era
2006: WR Donald Driver, DE Aaron Kampman

2007: T Chad Clifton, WR Donald Driver, *QB Brett Favre, CB Al Harris, DE Aaron Kampman

2008: S Nick Collins, CB Al Harris, *CB Charles Woodson

2009: S Nick Collins, LB Clay Matthews, QB Aaron Rodgers, *CB Charles Woodson

2010: *T Chad Clifton, *S Nick Collins, *WR Donald Driver, *LB A.J. Hawk, *WR Greg Jennings, *LB Clay Matthews, *CB Tramon Williams, *CB Charles Woodson

2011: WR Greg Jennings, *FB John Kuhn, LB Clay Matthews, NT B.J. Raji, QB Aaron Rodgers, C Scott Wells, CB Charles Woodson

2012: *LB Clay Matthews, *QB Aaron Rodgers, C Jeff Saturday, G Josh Sitton

2013 — RB Eddie Lacy

*—selected, but did not play

See a full list of Packers Pro Bowlers here

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Wisconsin Favorites: Packers talk bye week

Posted by Paige Curtis on October 21, 2014 – 11:24 am



141016-week-7-bye-week-photo-1Fill in the blank: My ideal bye week would be spent in Wisconsin doing _________.

No. 84 Jared Abbrederis – Hunting. Should be a good time for deer hunting around the bye week.

No. 42 Morgan Burnett – Hanging out with my 5 year-old son.

No. 10 Matt Flynn – Hunting.

No. 33 Micah Hyde – Eating some cheese curds. I love those things. Those things are great.

No. 8 Tim Masthay – I would spend a few days in Door County doing all the touristy things. I would also go golfing and spend a few days in Milwaukee.

No. 12 Aaron Rodgers – Golf at Whistling Straits, The Bull, the River Course, and a round at Green Bay Country Club. And maybe head up to Door County and get a round in at Horseshoe Bay.

No. 21 Ha Ha Clinton-Dix – I’d go fishing.

141016-week-7-bye-week-photo-2Wisconsin offers four seasons of exploring, adventuring, and enjoying all there is to do in Wisconsin. Who knew Wisconsin was a premier destination for lighthouses, waterfalls, caves, world class fishing, re-living (and making) history, professional sports, and the arts at their finest? Each season has something special to offer, but there’s something very magical about witnessing fall in Wisconsin and viewing Mother Nature’s spectacular colors. Wisconsin’s true colors shine September through October. Leaves start to change in Northern Wisconsin first, traditionally mid-September through early October. Earlier fall destinations include scenic Door County, Eagle River, Hayward, and Bayfield. As colors make their way down the rest of the state, it’s truly a sight to see from the Great River Road National Scenic Byway to the beauty of the Wisconsin Dells. Fall festivals celebrate everything from red cranberries to amber ales.


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News now! Packers heading into ‘hot box’ in New Orleans

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 20, 2014 – 4:31 pm

141020-news-now-mccarthy-300GREEN BAY — The Packers will take a 5-2 record into New Orleans next Sunday night for their final game before the bye week, and from the sounds of it Monday, Head Coach Mike McCarthy won’t be letting his team bask in its current four-game winning streak.

“I’d like to think our whole team understands we’re getting ready to go into a hot box down there in New Orleans,” McCarthy said in his Monday press conference. “A big-time environment, a big-time game. These are the games you like to play. Everybody wants to get this one and get to 6-2.”

The game will be in prime time in the noisy Superdome against the 2-4 Saints, who have yet to win on the road this season but who have been incredibly tough over the last several years at home.

New Orleans could be desperate for a victory, though they’re only one win behind NFC South leader Carolina (3-3-1), so they’re far from out of the playoff race. McCarthy said his team this week won’t be focused on any of that, just what they see in their film study.

“I don’t ever put the opposing team’s record up,” McCarthy said, referring to preparation meetings. “They’ve had some tough losses. The one at Detroit yesterday was a tough loss. They were leading most of the game. But we stay in tune with what we see on the video. That’s what we get ourselves ready to get lined up to.”

Click here for Packers.com’s full report from McCarthy’s press conference.

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Packers take 2014 team photo

Posted by Ryan Hartwig on October 20, 2014 – 3:57 pm

GREEN BAY — After rolling to a 38-17 win against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, the Packers returned to Lambeau Field on Monday afternoon to take their 2014 team photo. The players and coaches had plenty to smile about, as Sunday marked the Packers’ fourth consecutive victory and 10th straight win in the month of October.

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Packers’ team photo day by viewing this photo gallery and exclusive video.

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Rodgers posts sixth consecutive zero-interception game; Packers-Panthers notes

Posted by Duke Bobber on October 19, 2014 – 6:20 pm

- The Packers improved to 5-2 on the season with their fourth consecutive victory, a 38-17 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field.

- Green Bay has now won 10 straight games in the month of October, the longest current winning streak by any NFL team in a calendar month.

- With today’s victory, the Packers have now posted at least one winning streak of four or more games each of the past six seasons (2009-14), the only NFL team to accomplish that feat over that span.

- Green Bay is off to a 3-0 start at home for the second straight season, the first time since 2001-02 that the Packers have done so in back-to-back seasons.

- The Packers are off to a 5-2 start for the second straight season and have posted a record of 5-2 or better through the first seven games in three of the past four seasons (7-0 in 2011, 5-2 in 2013).

- The Packers will go on the road to take on the New Orleans Saints (2-4) next Sunday at 7:30 p.m. (CDT) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It will be Green Bay’s first visit to New Orleans since 2008.


- Today’s paid attendance was 78,106. It was the 304th consecutive regular-season sellout at Lambeau Field.

- QB Aaron Rodgers posted his sixth consecutive zero-interception game, tying Bart Starr’s franchise record (min. 15 attempts a game) set in 1964.

- Rodgers brought his streak of consecutive attempts without an interception to 192, his career high and the second-best mark in franchise annals (Starr, 294, 1964-65).

- Rodgers joined Patriots QB Tom Brady (2007) as the only players in NFL history to register four straight three-TD/zero-INT games in a single season.

- With 18 TD passes and one INT this season, Rodgers became the first player in league history to throw for 18-plus TDs and one or zero INTs in the first seven games of a season.

- Rodgers’ completion percentage of 86.36 (19 of 22) was a career high (min. 20 attempts) and was the third-best single game mark in franchise annals.

- Rodgers’ passer rating of 154.5 on Sunday was the second best of his career and ranks third in team history (min. 20 attempts).

- Rodgers joined Brady (2007) as the only NFL quarterbacks to register two 150-plus rating games in the first seven contests of a season. Rodgers had a 151.2 rating at Chicago in Week 4.

- WR Randall Cobb’s 3-yard TD catch in the second quarter gave him eight TD grabs this season, the most by a Packer through seven games since Billy Howton had nine in 1956.

- Cobb has caught at least one TD pass in six of seven contests this season and has 10 TD grabs over his last eight regularseason games.

- WR Jordy Nelson caught a TD pass for the fourth consecutive game, a career high, when he hauled in a 59-yarder from Rodgers in the first quarter. It is the longest streak by a Packer since Cobb’s four-gamer in 2012.

- With four receptions on Sunday, Nelson now has 349 for his career as he moved past Max McGee (345) for No. 9 in franchise history.

- CB Casey Hayward recorded an interception for the second straight game, the second time in his career he has done so (three straight, Weeks 5-7, 2012).

- LB Sam Barrington and S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix started their first career NFL games on Sunday.

- P Tim Masthay posted a season-high gross average of 55.2 yards on five punts.

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Vic chats with fans after Packers-Panthers: Read the postgame transcript

Posted by Duke Bobber on October 19, 2014 – 5:01 pm

You can read the transcript of the fan chat with Vic here:

If you don’t see the chat transcript above, click here.

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News now! Packers await Detroit result following win

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on October 19, 2014 – 3:08 pm


GREEN BAY–Aaron Rodgers was nearly perfect in a 38-17 win over the Carolina Panthers that pushed the Packers’ record to 5-2. The Packers were awaiting a result from the New Orleans at Detroit game, which would determine whether the Packers remain in a tie with the Lions for the NFC North lead, or take sole possession of it.

Rodgers completed 19 of 22 passes for 255 yards, three touchdowns and a 154.5 passer rating in a fourth consecutive dominant performance that has him surging up the league’s passer rankings.

Packers.com will provide full coverage following postgame interviews.



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News now! Packers cruising; Lions losing

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on October 19, 2014 – 2:26 pm


GREEN BAY–The Packers were cruising to victory when the fourth quarter began at Lambeau Field on Sunday. They were leading the Panthers, 38-3.

Trailing 28-3 to start the second half. the Panthers took the second half kickoff and began to move the ball. Two first downs moved the ball to midfield. On fourth-and-1, however, the Packers held and Carolina’s woes continued.

Rodgers hit Cobb with a wide receiver screen type of play. Cobb broke a tackle and went for 33 yards to the Carolina 21. The Packers scored on the next play when Rodgers found Davante Adams wide open in the middle of the field. With 10:20 left in the third quarter, the Packers were coasting, 35-3, to a 5-2 record and possible sole possession of first place in the NFC North.

The Packers turned to the run in an attempt to shorten the game on their next possession. Casey Hayward added insult to injury when he intercepted a Cam Newton pass and returned it to the Carolina 49 with 2:18 to play in the third quarter.

Eddie Lacy replaced James Starks, who had his ankle taped along the sideline, and Lacy rushed for a first down in a play that drew a personal foul that disqualified Carolina star linebacker Luke Kuechly from the game.

Mason Crosby added a 34-yard field goal with :08 to play.



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News now! Packers dominating with 28-3 halftime lead

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 19, 2014 – 1:31 pm


GREEN BAY — The Panthers got on the board in the waning seconds of the first half, but the Packers dominated to the tune of a 28-3 halftime lead on Sunday at Lambeau Field.

The Packers were stopped for the first time on the day on their fourth possession, going three-and-out. QB Aaron Rodgers threw his 182nd consecutive pass without an INT, the longest streak of his career and the second-longest in team history.

Carolina finally got moving a bit on offense, picking up two first downs, but were forced to punt from midfield. The punt rolled dead at the Green Bay 6.

The Packers proceeded to go 94 yards in nine plays for another score. Back-to-back runs of 10 and 11 yards by RB Eddie Lacy got the offense moving, and then WR Randall Cobb broke loose on a short pass and turned it into a 46-yard gain into the red zone. On third-and-12, Rodgers scrambled 16 yards to make it first-and-goal on the 3, and Rodgers then hit Cobb for the TD to make it 28-0 with 4:07 left in the half.

Another three-and-out for the Packers defense, coming this time when S Micah Hyde tackled TE Greg Olsen in the open field on third-and-10, gave the offense one more drive in the half. Following Cobb’s 24-yard punt return, the Packers started on their own 39.

The offense went nowhere, though, as RB James Starks was brought down for a loss on third-and-1, forcing a punt at the two-minute warning.

Carolina put together its best drive of the day, getting two receptions from Olsen, a 32-yard grab by WR Kelvin Benjamin and two rushes by QB Cam Newton to get a 33-yard FG on the final play of the half.


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