| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:02 PM
The Sports Xchange
NFL Team Report - Green Bay Packers - INSIDE SLANT
Preseason football kicked into high gear for the Green Bay Packers this week, with their first game action coming Saturday night on the road against the Tennessee Titans.
Yet, as the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
GREEN BAY — The Packers are waiting for a tight end to emerge from a three-man competition with no guarantee anyone will in the club's effort to replace Jermichael Finley.
For the second straight offseason, Aaron Rodgers lost a primary target at...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
GREEN BAY, Wis. The Green Bay Packers prioritized Jordy Nelson over Randall Cobb, inking the veteran to a four-year contract extension Saturday.
Cobb would presumably be next. At some point.
He knows he has to prove himself a bit more.
"I don't believe...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team.
The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory.
It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Now that Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall have been re-signed, who would the next likely target be for an extension? -- @BradPintar from Twitter
The Bears have been on a serious pace signing players since the very end of last season. Then, Cutler,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:39 PM
MOBILE, ALA -- Michael Campanaro had already crafted a plan, convincing the defense that he intended to run another trademark intermediate route with a quick inside fake.
Instead of cutting his pattern short at practice this week heading into Saturday's...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Just when you thought the Bears defense couldn’t humiliate itself any worse, there was Sunday’s final minute against the Packers.
The defense had been a mess all season. A joke. An embarrassment. One humiliation after another.
And that was...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested on suspicion of reckless driving Saturday morning in Florida after his Mercedes-Benz was clocked traveling 110 mph in a 70-mph zone, police said.
The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Football players get teased and shunned too.
As part of a continuing public-service campaign that typically features characters from its slate of original programs, NBCUniversal's USA is expanding an annual effort it makes in conjunction with the...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:39 PM
The Ravens have already faced the Denver Broncos’ trio of Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Wes Welker, and prolific wide receiver duos like Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb of the Green Bay Packers and A.J. Green and Marvin Jones of the Cincinnati...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:31 AM
The Ravens entered the 2011 NFL draft looking for at least one playmaker at the wide receiver position. They were certainly not alone. Seven wide receivers were selected in the first two rounds of the draft, including Maryland’s Torrey Smith, whom...