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Report: Benson out eight weeks, may need surgery

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
Packers RB Cedric Benson will miss eight games and maybe rest of the season with a Lisfranc foot injury, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
After winning Sunday, the 4-1 Vikings and Bears hold a two-game advantage over the 2-3 Packers in the NFC North.

Luck rallies Colts in emotional, upset win

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Wayne with 35 seconds to go that gave Indianapolis a stunning 30-27 victory over Green Bay.

Jones' stock on rise in Packers' offense

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
With WR Greg Jennings currently ailing, look for No. 3 WR James Jones to become an increasingly key weapon for the Packers' offense.

Packers WR Jennings (groin) out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Packers ruled WR Greg Jennings out for Sunday’s game against the Colts with a groin injury.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The surprising Vikings took hold of the NFC North one-fourth of the way through the season with a big win at Detroit.

Packers hand Saints their fourth loss

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Packers rallied to beat the Saints 28-27 on Sunday.

Packers not likely to keep WR Jennings beyond 2012

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
The more we examine the Packers’ contract front, the less likely it seems that WR Greg Jennings will remain in Green Bay beyond this season.

Key matchup: Packers RB Cedric Benson vs. Saints run defense

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Packers’ Cedric Benson could become the latest running back to break out against New Orleans’ porous run defense.

Report: Redskins to sign RB Grant

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins will sign former Packers RB Ryan Grant, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora.

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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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