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Packers linebacker Sam Barrington grew during visits to Ghana

Sam Barrington has ascended up the Green Bay Packers’ depth chart, but his rise to the top began with a trip he took as a teenager to visit his father, who had returned to the African nation where he was born.

Favre-to-Freeman was most productive combination for Packers

This week, Packer Plus reviews the most productive quarterback-receiver touchdown combinations in franchise history.

Fantasy Football Timeout: Drafting is easier with hindsight

I don't spend a lot of time regretting decisions I've made in life, mostly because there's nothing I can do about them now. Besides, even the biggest mistakes often work out for the best. At least that's what my parents always said about me.

Drew Brees, Brandin Cooks, Kenny Stills find rhythm in New Orleans Saints' win over Packers: Film Study

Secondaries throughout the league better saddle up for the chase coming to them.

Packers defense has needed turnovers to win

They’re playing with fire. And quite frankly, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is tired of the third degree burns. The success or failure of Green Bay’s defense has become largely predicated on one thing: turnovers.

Davante Adams could be big factor for Packers

The move was something many 10-year veterans might not make. And days after it happened, several members of the Green Bay Packers were still marveling at the awareness, intelligence and alertness of 21-year-old rookie Davante Adams.

Packers at mid-campaign: Not without flaws

While no apocalyptic sign of imminent disaster, the Packers’ loss to the Saints certainly exposed real flaws on Green Bay’s roster. Here are some midseason superlatives:

Video: '5 Questions' and 'X's and O's' with LeRoy Butler

This week in 5 Questions, Green Bay Packers hall of famer LeRoy Butler and JS reporter Tom Silverstein discuss discuss the Packers' run defense - and its relative importance in Green Bay's defense. They also analyze the play of the inside linebackers. In X's and O's, they take a look at two critical passing plays on defense for the Packers in the Saints game and diagram a rare missed opportunity for Aaron Rodgers.

New Orleans party is a dud

Sunday’s game was one of the Packers’ three worst defeats in their 104 starts with Aaron Rodgers as starter, joining a 38-10 shellacking by the Giants in 2012 and a 51-29 beating administered by the Saints six years ago.

Packers can't stop the run

The Green Bay Packers and their coaches will spend their bye week trying to fix the run defense, which is the worst in the NFL.

Lang 'optimistic' about ankle injury, playing vs. Bears

 Photo/ Packers right guard T.J. Lang celebrates a touchdown one play before he suffered an ankle injury Sunday night against the Saints. GREEN BAY – If the Green Bay Packers had a game this Sunday, it’s unlikely they would have T.J. Lang in their lineup.But luckily for Lang, the Packers’ bye week has arrived, and the veteran right guard should have a good chance of playing on Nov. 9 against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field.Quarterback Aaron Rodgers (hamstring), cornerback Sam Shields (knee), safety Morgan Burnett (calf) and Lang (ankle) all figure to benefit from the week off,...

Improved health and self-scouting Packers' bye week goal

Green Bay - The bad news for the Packers heading into the bye week is that they're going to have to stew in their own misery for seven days following a 44-23 loss to the New Orleans Saints
Times-Picayune Oct 27, 2014
New Orleans Saints' passing game vs. the Green Bay Packers: Graphic

New Orleans Saints' passing game vs. the Green Bay Packers: Graphic

A look at Drew Brees' passing accuracy during the New Orleans Saints' decisive 44-23 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the Superdome. The Saints are now 3-4. They will face the Panthers in Carolina Thursday night, Oct. 30, at 7:25 p.m. This weekly...

McCarthy: So far so good on Rodgers' injury

Green Bay - Comments from coach Mike McCarthy's Monday press conference: - (On defense) Came down to the run defense. They made some great plays. But run defense was our Achilles' heel. Missed tackles were a factor. It was not our best effort. - (On offense) Good effort. Turnovers and penalties hurt us. - (On game) Loved that opportunity. Something we needed, but we didn't take advantage of it. This is a great time for us to have the bye. We have a couple of injuries, but we think they have a good shot to play against Chicago. - (On Rodgers injury) So far, so good. I would say...

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