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Full-court lob gives Minnesota team the win as time expires

washingtontimes.com - Dec 9, 2015

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - It was another Hail Mary pass to give the Packers the win. Only this time the winners are e a Minnesota boys high school basketball team, thanks to a full-court shot as time expired. Players and fans erupted in jubilation as Austin came away with a ...

Packers seek to clean up mistakes for strong finish

usatoday.com - Dec 9, 2015

Mike McCarthy focuses Packers on future, seeks to clean up mistakes for strong finish         

Week 14 NFL Picks: Predictions on Vegas' Midweek Betting Odds and Lines

bleacherreport.com - Dec 9, 2015

Good fortune smiled on the Green Bay Packers in their Week 13 game against the Detroit Lions. The Packers were outplayed throughout the game by the Lions, who were going for a season sweep against Green Bay for the first time since 1991. As the clock ticked down in the fourth period, it was clear that the Lions were all but assured of that sweep, because the Packers had just one offensive play lef

Should Mike McCarthy round up the usual suspects?

jsonline.com - Dec 8, 2015

Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy has a decision to make on his sputtering offense: Does he stick with the same skill players and trust they’ll pull out of their funk, or does vary the type of athlete that defenses face?

Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Dallas Cowboys (4-8) hope to remain in the NFC East race when they visit the well-rested Green Bay Packers (8-4) on Sunday. The Cowboys are coming off a 19-16 upset victory against the Washington Redskins as two-point road underdogs Monday night, pulling within one game of first place in the division. Meanwhile, the Packers played on Thursday night for the second straight week and beat the Det

Packers look to carry on after rough game for Eddie Lacy

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Packers look to carry on with Eddie Lacy after discipline, rough game for bullish back        

Packers return home to host the Cowboys

packers.com - Dec 8, 2015

Green Bay is 16-16 against the Dallas in the overall series

Vote for Aaron Rodgers for Clutch Performer of the Week

packers.com - Dec 8, 2015

61-yard Hail Mary TD one of five nominees in online vote

Lions captain: Jim Caldwell not at fault for Hail Mary, should return in 2016

mlive.com - Dec 8, 2015

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions were prepared to defend a lateral. They got a Hail Mary. If you don't live under a rock, you already know how this one ends. With Detroit's defense out of position, Green Bay's Aaron...

darryl tapp "Apologize for what? For what? If that's the case, every coach in the league has to apologize every day. There's no such thing as a perfect call, or a perfect defense. Players got to make those plays. Sometimes you got to do something out of the ordinary to make the play."
darryl tapp "That (Hail Mary) will never happen again, That's one of those things that goes to what I said before -- you have to have some situations like that, that don't go your way. You got to know how to bounce back, and how to grow -- and like I said, store that in your memory bank so when it happens again, you know how to attack that."

Packers have been strong in December under Mike McCarthy

jsonline.com - Dec 8, 2015

Their record was the fourth best of any team since 2006 entering the December opener against the Detroit Lions last Thursday.

Green Bay Packers' Mini Bye Comes at Perfect Time for Hobbled Offensive Line

bleacherreport.com - Dec 7, 2015

There's no question that the Green Bay Packers' problems on offense this season, both in the run and passing games, have roots in the injuries to and struggles of the offensive line.  The line was one of the Packers' biggest strengths heading into the season, as the entire starting five—left tackle David Bakhtiari, left guard Josh Sitton, center Corey Linsley, right guard T.J. Lang and

Lions coach Jim Caldwell refuses to answer for Hail Mary

mlive.com - Dec 7, 2015

ALLEN PARK -- Four days later, many are still trying to understand what happened on the Hail Mary. Those looking for answers from the Detroit Lions shouldn't hold their breath. Coach Jim Caldwell addressed reporters for the first time since...

Live updates: Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell's press conference following loss to Green Bay Packers

mlive.com - Dec 7, 2015

Please note, all statements from Jim Caldwell in this post will be paraphrased, unless quotation marks are used. Refresh often for updates once the press conference begins. Newest updates will be at the top.   -- That's a wrap.  -- Caldwell...

NFL Week 14 betting odds coming down hard on patchwork Patriots

covers.com - Dec 7, 2015

Colin Kelly gets the inside scoop on what's behind the NFL Week 14 odds, talking with oddsmakers about the biggest games on the upcoming schedule, including what to make of the Patriots' sudden swoon.

Packers are what they are: 8-4

jsonline.com - Dec 6, 2015

The Packers have won eight games, and they deserved to win every one. They have lost four, all of which they have deserved to lose. Their record is not a mirage. It is exactly what they are.

Lupica: Giants have become stuck in mediocrity, must win now

nydailynews.com - Dec 6, 2015

In what has been such a mediocre season in the NFL outside a handful of teams, our teams have been champions of mediocrity.

NFL Playoff Picture Week 13: Updated AFC, NFC Wild-Card Scenarios & Predictions

bleacherreport.com - Dec 5, 2015

It should be a furious sprint to the finish line to make the playoffs in the NFL. Not only do we get that impression from looking at the standings, but history tells us that the wild-card playoff race often comes down to the final minutes of the last week of the regular season. It appears that three spots in the AFC are all but wrapped up, as the New England Patriots (10-1), Denver Broncos (9-2) a

Mission Improbable: Vic Fangio has Bears defense playing up to challenges

chicagotribune.com - Dec 5, 2015

There seemed to be an air of inevitability to the whole thing: Aaron Rodgers, final minute, inside the 10-yard line and looking to do what he had done so routinely over the past eight seasons — torment the Bears. At the denouement of a Week 12 showdown, that scenario left many Bears fans to wrap...

jay cutler "It has been huge, Some games we've played well, some games we haven't played as well as we wanted to. But consistently our defense has given us a chance at the end of games to either win or have a last drive and try to win."

Aaron Rodgers Thinks President Obama Should Celebrate Like Him After a Great Day

bleacherreport.com - Dec 5, 2015

Barack Obama and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers have a profound respect for each other.It was as recently as November when Obama compared himself to Rodgers in the pocket. That's about as big of a compliment as one can get. Now, the Packers QB is giving POTUS permission to use his famous Discount Double Check celebration. Before doing a mock screen test for the role of

aaron rodgers "I don’t know why he wouldn’t. You’re sitting in the West Wing, you just lay some you-know-what down, just be like … (belt motion) free world. If the Secretary of State’s talking back to him, just be like, ‘Um, excuse me (belt motion)?'"

Rodgers’s Hail Mary nearly hit the rafters at Ford Field

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 5, 2015

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw the ball so high on his game-winning Hail Mary on Thursday night that it nearly hit the rafters at Ford Field. A fan in the stands who shot the play on his phone and posted it to Instagram gave a good view of just how close the ball got to…

Now the Lions must figure out how to pick up the pieces

mlive.com - Dec 5, 2015

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions played 60 minutes of winning football against one of their biggest rivals, with whatever was left of their slim playoff hopes on the line. They lost anyway. Detroit will have the next few days to...

Packers' miracle play produces big buzz

denverpost.com - Dec 5, 2015

Packers coach Mike McCarthy left no doubt about where the team's no-time-left win in Detroit stands for him.

clay matthews "We had really put ourselves behind the eight ball as far as the division and the playoffs in general, So to bounce back and put ourselves in position to hopefully take back the North, it means a great deal."

Should Watt be in conversation for MVP?

washingtontimes.com - Dec 5, 2015

HOUSTON (AP) - Last year at this time, J.J. Watt was at the center of the conversation for MVP. A year later, after coming in second to Aaron Rodgers for the award, he's hardly being mentioned as a contender for it. This despite leading the league in sacks and helping ...

Mike McCarthy calls Aaron Rodgers-to-Rodgers TD 'best throw I've seen'

jsonline.com - Dec 4, 2015

The 61-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers to tight end Richard Rodgers to beat the Lions remained the primary topic of conversation at Mike McCarthy’s news conference Friday.

aaron rodgers "our greatest regular-season win."

Green Bay still relishes ‘greatest regular-season win’ over Detroit

seattletimes.com - Dec 4, 2015

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said outside of Super Bowl, Green Bay’s 27-23 win on 61-yard TD pass from Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers with no time left, was his team’s best victory.

Packers coach calls Rodgers’ miracle heave ‘best throw I’ve seen’

torontosun.com - Dec 4, 2015

Talk about Aaron it out.

The Miracle in Motor City Was a Great Play, but It Wasn't as Great as the Play

bleacherreport.com - Dec 4, 2015

DETROIT — As Packers tight end Richard Rodgers and his teammates rode the buses from Ford Field to Detroit's McNamara Airport in the wee hours after Thursday's improbable 27-23 win over the Lions, he started tapping away on his phone.       "He started texting me," his father, Richard Rodgers Sr., said with a chuckle. "I got you, I did you one better." The younger Rodgers

aaron rodgers "I've heard about that play all my life from everybody, I don't know if it's all true"

Eddie Lacy's Reduced Playing Time vs. Lions Reportedly Due to Missed Curfew

bleacherreport.com - Dec 4, 2015

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy reportedly missed curfew Wednesday night, which resulted in a reduced role in the team's victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday Night Football.Rob Demovsky of ESPN reported the reason for the demotion and noted fellow running back Alonzo Harris also missed curfew and was subsequently cut. Head coach Mike McCarthy previously called it an "internal footb

Lions could have done more on Green Bay's Hail Mary

washingtontimes.com - Dec 4, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - There's no such thing as an easy Hail Mary. This one just felt a little less fluky. Aaron Rodgers threw the ball about 70 yards to the end zone, and Richard Rodgers made an impressive catch with a bunch of players right behind him - but the ...

aaron rodgers "In that situation, a lot of times we practice it from like the 50 or maybe the 45. I knew we were around the 40, I felt good about throwing it to the end zone from the 40, so I was just kind of looking at the rush and moving around."

John Crockett ready to spark Green Bay Packers’ playoff run

yardbarker.com - Dec 4, 2015

You’re in, kid. That’s the message Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy had for rookie running back John Crockett out of little old North Dakota State. McCarthy had seen enough. Eddie Lacy — slower than molasses these days — and veteran James Starks trudged ineffectively for more than two quarters against a Detroit Lions defense that hasn’t been great against the run all year. The

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