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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, left, smiles as he is introduced by Steelers President Art Rooney II for a news conference about Brown's contract extension at the NFL football team's headquarters, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has ended his lengthy standoff with the team by meeting with president Art Rooney II, though any shot at reconciliation between the two sides appears to be out of the question. Brown, who has asked to be traded, posted a picture on various social media accounts on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, that showed him arm in arm with Rooney at the Palm Beach International Airport. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
February 19, 2019 - 2:30 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has ended his lengthy standoff with the team by meeting with president Art Rooney II, though any shot at reconciliation between the two sides appears to be out of the question. Brown, who has asked to be traded, posted a picture on...
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February 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers made two additions to Matt LaFleur's coaching staff on Friday, naming Kevin Koger as offensive quality control coach and Jason Vrable as an offensive assistant. Koger spent the past six seasons as a collegiate assistant coach. Vrable is entering his seventh season as...
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February 14, 2019 - 5:50 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Sloppy, unproductive and downright bad special teams play has been a thorn in the Packers' sides for too many years. In a rough 2018 season, special teams play – be it fumbled kickoff returns, bad holds on field goal tries, etc. – likely cost the team a couple in the win column...
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February 12, 2019 - 6:05 pm
Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison has a fan in quarterback Aaron Rodgers. It showed on the field last season, too, before a groin injury ended Allison's season. He reeled-in two touchdowns and 303 yards in 2018 -- both career highs -- despite playing just five games. He was shaping-up for a...
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February 08, 2019 - 3:50 pm
MADISON, Wis. -- Graham Mertz put himself and the Wisconsin Badgers on the national radar with his 2018 All-American Bowl performance. The top-flight quarterback, along with Top 20 overall prospect Logan Brown -- an offensive lineman -- headline a strong 2019 recruiting class in Madison. Get to...
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February 07, 2019 - 4:23 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mark Murphy broke convention last year when he announced that both the general manager and the head coach would report to him. The decision drew ire from some Packers fans, others developed a mantra of "anything it takes to win." Per Richard Ryman's recent article for the Green...
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February 07, 2019 - 2:24 pm
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have appointed Luke Butkus as the new assistant offensive line coach on Matt LaFleur's staff. Butkus spent the previous three seasons as the offensive line coach for the University of Illinois under Lovie Smith. The Packers also named Rayna Stewart as the...
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January 24, 2019 - 2:21 pm
New. It's been the word of the day surrounding the Green Bay Packers since the hiring of head coach Matt LaFleur. It describes LaFleur himself, his philosophy and the coaching staff that he continues to build, too. If you’re in need of a review – who the new hires are, and who’s gone – Rob Demovsky...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:33 am
The Green Bay Packers' defense suffered a lot of injures in 2018. By Week 17, seven guys who projected as key contributors coming out of the offseason were, instead, sitting on injured reserve: Kenny Clark, Mike Daniels, Davon House, Kevin King, Nick Perry, Jake Ryan and Muhammad Wilkerson. That...
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January 07, 2019 - 11:08 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The Clemson Tigers beat the Alabama Crimson Tide 44-16 to win the College Football Playoff National Championship. It is Clemson's second national title in the past three seasons. Read more here .
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