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Packers RB Benson has surgery, will not return in 2012

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday that RB Cedric Benson had surgery on his injured foot and will not be back this season.

Packers kickers a real study in contrast

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
While Packers PK Mason Crosby has struggled mightily this season, P Tim Masthay has continued to excel.

NFC North Spin cycle: Vikings can't stop Bears

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Bears are back in control of the NFC North after beating the Vikings soundly and watching the Giants shut down the Packers on Sunday night.

No changes to schedule in Weeks 14, 15

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the Week 14 and Week 15 schedules on Monday and there will be no changes.

Manning, Giants score big win over Packers

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
So much for that tired arm for Eli Manning, and that offensive slump for the Giants. They got it fixed in their bye week, then routed the Packers 38-10 Sunday night.

Starks shaping up as Packers' primary RB

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
It’s starting to look like James Starks is going to carry the load in the Packers’ ground attack the same way he did in 2010.

Scout's Notebook: Packers NT B.J. Raji

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
PFW talent evaluator Nolan Nawrocki breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of overrated Packers NT B.J. Raji.

Key matchup: Packers' offensive line vs. Giants' defensive line

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Packers’ offensive line vs. the Giants’ defensive line in the Week 12 Sunday-night game.

NFC North Spin cycle: Packers deal Lions tough blow

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Packers ground out a win at Detroit, leaving the Lions with plenty of work to do to get back into the playoff race.

Lions WR Young sent home from facility; inactive for Week 12

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz announced Monday that WR Titus Young will be inactive for the Week 12 game against the Texans.

Packers, Steelers positioning for stretch run

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Playmaking quarterbacks and restored health could carry two of the NFL's most storied franchises in January.

Packers rally for 24-20 win over Lions

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and the Packers came through with a 24-20 win over the Lions on Sunday.

Bulaga's injury hurts Packers big-time

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Of all the Packers' season-ending injuries so far this season, the latest one suffered by ORT Bryan Bulaga is considered the most devastating.

Key matchup: Lions WR Calvin Johnson vs. Packers secondary

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Lions WR Calvin Johnson vs. the Packers' secondary in their Week 11 matchup Sunday in Detroit.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears' QBs come up short

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The NFC North race took an interesting turn Sunday with the division-leading Bears falling in a sloppy game and the Vikings beating the Lions.

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Means, Loyce (CB)

Posted April 02, 2013 @ 6:20 p.m.
The Packers signed Means.
Means, a 5-foot-10, 188-pound first-year player out of the University of Houston, signed as a non-drafted free agent with the Buffalo Bills in July 2011. The Bills released him during the preseason and he went on to play for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in 2011.

Finley, Jermichael (TE)

Posted March 26, 2013 @ 11:14 a.m.
The Green Bay Packers are hanging onto Finley.
The Packers had to cut the mercurial tight end before 4 p.m. EDT Monday to avoid paying a $3 million roster bonus. After the deadline passed, Finley said on Twitter, "Ecstatic 2 b back w (at)packers. Best place on earth." Finley set a Packers record for receptions (61) by a tight end last season

Jones, Brad (LB)

Posted March 21, 2013 @ 5:51 p.m.
The Green Bay Packers have re-signed lJones.
Jones started 10 games last season and played in all 16 games. He had a career highs in tackles (102) and passes defensed (six), along with two sacks and a forced fumble.

Rodgers, Aaron (QB)

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 6:04 p.m.
Rodgers says injuries to "multiple lower extremities" will keep him out of the Pro Bowl later this month.
Rodgers was to be the NFC's starting quarterback. But the reigning NFL MVP said on his weekly radio show on Milwaukee's ESPN 540 AM on Tuesday that he didn't pass his year-end physical. He wouldn't get into specifics, though he did say injury to his right ankle that landed him on the injury report several times in the second half of the season "has definitely been a problem."

Cobb, Randall (WR)

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:49 p.m.
Cobb should be ready for Saturday night's NFC divisional playoff game against San Francisco despite missing practice Wednesday.
Cobb was sent home with the flu, the latest Packer to get sick.

Nelson, Jordy (WR)

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:49 p.m.
Nelson should be ready for Saturday night's NFC divisional playoff game against San Francisco despite missing practice Wednesday.
Nelson is nursing an "ongoing" ankle injury, but coach Mike McCarthy says he hopes the receiver will practice Thursday.

Rodgers, Aaron (QB)

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 11:56 a.m.
Rodgers connected with an NFL playoff-record 10 receivers as he threw for 274 yards in his first playoff victory at home victory Saturday over the Vikings.
Rodgers went with DuJuan Harris on Green Bay's first scoring drive, mixed it up between James Jones, Tom Crabtree and Greg Jennings on the second, and had 22- and 23-yard completions to Jordy Nelson before Kuhn scored on a 3-yard run that put the Packers up 17-3 just before the half.

Rodgers, Aaron (QB)

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:18 p.m.
Rodgers completed 28 of 40 passes for 365 yards and four touchdowns in Green Bay's loss to Minnesota on Sunday.
Rodgers finished the regular season with 39 touchdown passes - six shy of his career best established last year - compared to only eight interceptions.

Cobb, Randall (WR)

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 2:37 p.m.
Cobb returned for Saturday's playoff win over Minnesota after he missed the regular-season finale with an ankle injury.
Cobb caught one pass for seven yards and ran two times for six Saturday.

Rodgers, Aaron (QB)

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:58 a.m.
Rodgers threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in yet one more brilliant performance in Sunday's 55-7 drubbing of the Titans.
Rodgers and the Green Bay offense may as well have been playing Madden NFL video game for as easily as they piled up the yardage and the scores on the Titans. The reigning league MVP was 27 of 38 for 342 yards.

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