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DRAFT RECAP VIDEOS
Packers.com’s Vic Ketchman and Mike Spofford give their recap of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson recaps the team’s selections at the close of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Green Bay Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy recaps the team’s selections at the close of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Meet the players
1. Datone Jones, DE, UCLA
2. Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
4a. David Bakhtiari, T, Colorado
4b. J.C. Tretter, T, Cornell
4c. Johnathan Franklin, RB, UCLA
5a. Micah Hyde, CB, Iowa
5b. Josh Boyd, DE, Mississippi State
6. Nate Palmer, LB, Illinois State
7a. Charles Johnson, WR, Grand Valley State
7b. Kevin Dorsey, WR, Maryland
7c. Sam Barrington, LB, South Florida
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In two different formats, the NFL Network will replay the Week 17 Packers-Vikings matchup at the Metrodome.
First, the game will be shown in the network’s condensed, 90-minute format as part of its NFL Replay series on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. CT.
Then, the game will be replayed in its entirety on Thursday at 7 p.m. CT.
Also, Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson was wired for sound by NFL Films for the game, and that will be featured in NFL Network’s Sound FX segment on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. CT.
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The Week 17 Packers-Vikings kickoff has been moved to 3:25 p.m. CT next Sunday at the Metrodome. The game will be televised by FOX.
The Packers will be in control of their own destiny for the NFC’s No. 2 playoff seed and can lock up a first-round bye with a win. Meanwhile, the Vikings will need a win to get in the playoffs, while RB Adrian Peterson needs 208 yards to break Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards.
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The Packers’ NFC North-clinching victory over the Bears from Sunday in Chicago will re-air at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday night as part of NFL Network’s NFL Replay series.
NFL Replay is a condensed, 90-minute version of the original TV broadcast that incorporates NFL Films camera angles and post-game soundbites from players and coaches.
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The Week 16 Packers-Titans game slated for Dec. 23 at Lambeau Field will remain a noon CT kickoff and will be televised by CBS.
The NFL has announced that the 49ers-Seahawks game has been flexed to prime time that night on NBC. The Chargers-Jets game originally scheduled for that night has been moved back to a noon CT kickoff on CBS, while the Giants-Ravens game on FOX has been moved from noon CT to 3:25 p.m. CT.
Tags: flex, lambeau field, packers, titans
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S Morgan Burnett’s two interceptions on Sunday in the 23-14 victory over the Vikings has earned him the defensive game ball from the Packers’ coaching staff.
The coaches award game balls weekly to members of all three phases — offense, defense and special teams — based on their performances.
Burnett’s two interceptions were his first two of the season, and they both came at crucial times. The first came early in the third quarter, in the end zone with the Vikings at Green Bay’s 8-yard line and threatening to add to their 14-10 lead. The second came later in the third quarter after the Packers had taken a 20-14 lead but the Vikings were driving again, having reached the Green Bay 25.
On offense, James Starks received a game ball for his 15-carry, 66-yard outing, which included a 22-yard TD run for the go-ahead score. Starks hadn’t scored a rushing TD since Week 1 of last season, and the rushing TD was the Packers’ first this season since Week 5 in Indianapolis.
On special teams, LB Jamari Lattimore was the game-ball recipient. Lattimore wasn’t credited with any coverage tackles based on the press box statistics, but the coaches often see things on film that don’t make the stat report and reward a player accordingly.
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The NFL has announced that there are no flex scheduling changes to the Sunday prime-time games for Weeks 14 and 15, meaning the Packers-Lions game at Lambeau Field on Dec. 9 will remain at 7:20 p.m. CT kickoff.
That also means the Packers-Bears game at Soldier Field on Dec. 16 will remain at noon CT. The 49ers-Patriots game remains the prime-time matchup in Week 15.
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The Packers-Vikings game on Dec. 2 at Lambeau Field will remain a noon CT kickoff, as the NFL announced on Tuesday that there would be no flexible scheduling changes for Week 13.
The Cowboys-Eagles matchup will remain the prime-time game that Sunday night.
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Both teams now have 7-3 records with six games remaining in the regular season. Technically, the Packers are in first place by virtue of their victory over the Bears in Week 2, but the two teams will meet again on Dec. 16 in Chicago, so the head-to-head tiebreaker is not yet definitive.
The Packers are on a five-game winning streak following their 24-20 win at Detroit on Sunday while the Bears have lost two straight after a 7-1 start. Chicago lost starting QB Jay Cutler to a concussion midway through last week’s loss to Houston, and Cutler didn’t play against the 49ers either.
Without Cutler, Chicago’s offense was basically inept against San Francisco’s swarming defense. The Bears didn’t score until late in the third quarter and gained just 151 total yards. San Francisco, which was also playing with its backup QB in Colin Kaepernick (starter Alex Smith was also out with a concussion), jumped in front early and never looked back. The 49ers lead the NFC West with a 7-2-1 record.
The Packers still have four NFC North games remaining among their six contests. Green Bay will play Minnesota twice (Dec. 2, 30), plus Detroit (Dec. 9) and Chicago (Dec. 16) once each. The Vikings are one game back of the division lead at 6-4, while the Lions are three games back at 4-6.
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Quite a few players are not expected to dress for tonight’s game in San Diego vs. the Chargers.
21 CB Charles Woodson
23 RB Du’ane Bennett
33 RB Brandon Saine
35 FB Jon Hoese
37 CB Sam Shields
45 TE Eric Lair
58 LB Frank Zombo
67 DE Johnny Jones
68 G/T Reggie Wells
73 T Ray Dominguez
74 T Marshall Newhouse
76 DT Mike Daniels
78 T Derek Sherrod
81 TE Andrew Quarless
82 TE Ryan Taylor
85 WR Greg Jennings
86 WR Tori Gurley
88 TE Jermichael Finley
Tags: chargers, inactives, packers, preseason
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