GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Retired quarterback Brett Favre says he made three trips to rehabilitation centers during his Hall of Fame career to fight his dependence on painkillers and alcohol. Favre told Sports Illustrated he took as many as 14 Vicodin at one time during the 1995 season in Green Bay. Favre won the first of […]
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers might still be a little bitter about the Packers releasing Jordy Nelson. With recent news that free agent Dez Bryant has interest in playing for the Packers, Rodgers didn’t see the logic. “Well, we like young receivers, so I’m assuming that’s the way they’re going to keep going,” […]
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed first-round draft pick Jaire Alexander, a cornerback from Louisville. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst announced the deal Tuesday. The Packers selected Alexander last month with the 18th overall pick . Alexander had a team-high five interceptions as a sophomore in 2016 before a knee […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan is the NFL’s first $100 million man. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback became the league’s highest-paid player Thursday by agreeing to a five-year contract extension that could be worth as much as $150 million. A person familiar with the deal, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the […]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man whose bullet-riddled body was found dumped along a rural road in Alabama apparently was killed in retaliation for the slaying of a former Green Bay Packers player, authorities said Wednesday. A statement from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department said Darryl Thomas, 21, of Center Point appeared to have been […]
PHOTO: Former Green Bay Packers player Jerry Kramer, left, and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, pose with Iowa’s Josh Jackson after Jackson was selected by the football team during the second round of the draft Friday, April 27, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — To get back to the […]
Our “Green and Gold” insider Joe Daguano joins Dave & Skradie breaking down the first round of the NFL Draft and why the Packers moves were brilliant.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis is not being charged after falsely claiming to have explosives while checking in for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport this month. Los Angeles City Attorney Office spokesman Frank Mateljan said Thursday that Davis appeared at an informal hearing and was given an […]
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers drafted what they needed most: a cornerback. But what Green Bay also got by selecting Louisville’s Jaire Alexander at No. 18 overall on Thursday night is a skilled defender and kick returner. “We think he’s versatile,” Packers director of scouting Jon-Eric Sullivan said. “He can run — he’s […]
A sixth round pick in 2005, Michael Montgomery joins “Mornings with Dave & Skradie” breaking down the Packers biggest need in the first round, players to target, and shares some of his best memories of playing in Green Bay.