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Plurality of ESPN analysts predict Aaron Rodgers will win NFL MVP

According to ESPN’s NFL Insiders, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers should be the favorite to win the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award in the 2018 season.<p>The predictions, which included eight different NFL reporters and analysts, ranged anywhere from the aforementioned Rodgers to Todd …

NFL

Aaron Rodgers wants 'fairytale ending' with Packers

There isn’t much left for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to accomplish in the NFL.<p>He has a Super Bowl ring, two league MVP awards and financial stability for 10 lifetimes, the latter of which will be reinforced again when he signs the most lucrative contract in NFL history for the …

NFL

Jaire Alexander, Packers Officially Agree to 4-Year Rookie Contract

The Green Bay Packers and first-round pick Jaire Alexander officially agreed to terms on a four-year rookie contract Tuesday.<p>According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the entry-level deal is worth $12.1 million, including a $6.8 million signing bonus.<p>The Packers entered the draft with a pressing …

Football (U.S.)

Packers banking on big things from Vince Biegel

It was impossible not to wonder as the edge rushers from a shallow draft class slowly came off the board last month.<p><i>How high would Vince Biegel have been picked in this draft?</i><p>The Green Bay Packers made Biegel the first pick in the fourth round in 2017.<p>A year later, the Packers waited until their …

NFL

Packers sign second-round draft pick Josh Jackson to rookie contract

And then there was one.<p>The Green Bay Packers have just one player from their 2018 Draft class who has not yet signed his contract as of Thursday. The …

NFL

Packers prioritized becoming 'bigger football team'

The team’s first draft pick might suggest otherwise, but the Green Bay Packers made it a priority to become a bigger football team in 2018.<p>Coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Brian Gutekunst both agreed the team needed to add more size this offseason.<p>“Two years ago, coming off the NFC …

NFL

J'Mon Moore, Cole Madison are the sneaky good picks of Packers draft

The Green Bay Packers know how to pick receivers and offensive linemen in the middle rounds. Their track record there is undeniable and has no real rival in the NFL.<p>So it comes as no surprise that fourth-round receiver J’Mon Moore and fifth-round offensive lineman Cole Madison have a legitimate …

NFL

Brian Gutekunst expects Bryan Bulaga to remain with Packers

Getty Images<p>A recent report indicated that Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga refused to take a pay cut after being approached about doing so and that …

NFL

Packers trade up, select Louisville CB Jaire Alexander

Green Bay moves up from No. 27 to No. 18 in swap with Seattle

NFL

Packers select Iowa CB Josh Jackson in second round

Green Bay with two corners in first two picks

NFL

Move to linebacker brought out the best in Oren Burks

Packers' third-round pick played three different positions at Vanderbilt

NFL

Packers take Missouri WR J’Mon Moore late in fourth round

He posted back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons to close college career

Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers Is Winning the Draft

<i>The Packers get some help for Aaron Rodgers, a new generation of quarterbacks enters the AFC North, a Bills legend reacts to the Josh Allen signing and more.</i><p><b>1. The Packers and Aaron Rodgers should be all smiles</b><p>In many ways, this draft so far has been the Aaron Rodgers draft. No single player may …

NFL

2018 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers Get Steal Of The Draft In Josh Jackson

The Packers were able to snag Jackson with the No. 45 overall pick, which may be the steal of the draft.<p>The Green Bay Packers made it clear in the …

NFL

Report: Bryan Bulaga refused Packers’ request to take a pay cut

Getty Images<p>Last month Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga said he hadn’t heard anything from the team about wanting him to take a pay cut. It appears …

NFL

2018 NFL Draft: Every Team's Biggest Need

The 2018 NFL draft is almost upon us, and the anticipation is palpable. Things kick off Thursday in Arlington, Texas, and over the following three days, teams could change their directions and prospects will see their NFL dreams begin.<p>This, of course, is a big part of the excitement. However, the …

Football (U.S.)

Aaron Rodgers doesn’t seem to be feeling very valued

Getty Images<p>It’s a good thing Aaron Rodgers is hanging out with the Dalai Lama this offseason, because when he thinks about work, he doesn’t exactly …

NFL

Is the Ty Montgomery Experiment Over?

The Packers have always believed in having versatility in their players. Lineman have moved from the left to the right, guard to tackle and back. …

Fantasy Football

Brett Favre: 'I've had hundreds, probably thousands' of concussions

CLOSE<p>While in Green Bay, former Packers quarterback Brett Favre talks about his concerns of concussions in the NFL and his own future health.<p>Brett …

Davon House agrees to deal with Packers

Getty Images<p>Cornerback Davon House returned to the Packers as a free agent last year and he’s agreed to continue his second stint in Green Bay for a …

Is Aaron Rodgers Unhappy?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn't appear to be totally happy with his employer. There are a few reasons why and he's publicly …

NFL

Former Packers tight end Richard Rodgers signs with Eagles

CLOSE<p>Aaron Nagler took to Facebook Live to talk the latest on the Packers and answer your questions.<p>GREEN BAY – Now that the better part of free …

McCarthy admits Packers missed Julius Peppers in 2017

Something about the sunny weather in Orlando must’ve loosened the communication reins on an otherwise tight-knit organization. That, or perhaps Packers coach Mike McCarthy feels unburdened by the organization’s more active – and actively communicative – approach to personnel.<p>Whatever the true …

NFL

Bryan Bulaga's future hazy amid Packers' salary-cap constraints

CLOSE<p>Aaron Nagler chatted with Packers fans via Facebook Live on Friday afternoon.<p>ORLANDO, Fla. - Follow the Green Bay Packers long enough and you’re …

Updated list of Packers' unrestricted free agents

Only two of the Green Bay Packers’ nine unrestricted free agents have found new homes as the third week of the new league year nears its end.<p>Safety Morgan Burnett signed a three-year deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers last week, while receiver and special teams ace Jeff Janis agreed to sign with the …

NFL

One Mistake Each NFL Team Must Avoid Making in the 2018 NFL Draft

The NFL draft isn't the only aspect of franchise-building, but it's perhaps the most vital. Teams often put themselves over the top with the right free-agent signings, but roster foundations—like franchise quarterbacks—are added on draft weekend.<p>Top-tier teams don't nail every draft. However, the …

Football (U.S.)

Contract details for Packers CB Tramon Williams

The two-year, $10 million contract signed by Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams is essentially a one-year deal for $5.25 million, with a team option for a second year.<p>The contract includes a $3.25 million signing bonus, which represents the only guaranteed money in the deal. That’s the …

NFL

Green Bay Packers: Why Kenny Vaccaro Should Be Considered [Opinion]

Why should the Packers consider signing free agent safety Kenny Vaccaro?<p>Kenny Vaccaro is a name that entered free agency without much hype …

NFL

Jordan Matthews, Delvin Breaux could help Packers

The Green Bay Packers are kicking the tires on receiver Jordan Matthews and cornerback Delvin Breaux, two low-risk free agents that could help fortify need positions at affordable cost before the draft.<p>Matthews visited Green Bay earlier this week, while Breaux has a visit planned, according to …

Fantasy Football

Free-Agent Cornerback Delvin Breaux, Who Will Visit Green Bay Packers, Has Remarkable Story

The Green Bay Packers are bringing in free-agent cornerback Delvin Breaux for a visit.<p>ESPN.com’s Mike Triplett was the first to report the news, …