10:35 AM EDT, Wed October 01, 2014

Bears promote Chris Williams, waive Rashad Ross

The Chicago Bears elevated receiver Chris Williams from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Tuesday and waived receiver Rashad Ross in a corresponding roster move. Williams debuted in Week 2 at San Francisco, but has spent the last two weeks on the club’s practice squad. Ross played in Chicago’s last two games, returning five kickoffs for 106 yards. The club’s decision to move up Williams likely means he’ll take on the role of the club’s primary kick returner.
Sean Yuille / Pride Of Detroit 21 hours ago
Lions promote George Winn from practice squad

Lions promote George Winn from practice squad

In need of help at running back, the Detroit Lions have signed George Winn from their practice squad. By the end of Sunday's game against the New York Jets, the Detroit Lions were down to only Reggie Bush at running back. Joique Bell suffered an apparent concussion, and Theo Riddick and Montell Owens both left with hamstring injuries. Aside from Bush, fullback Jed Collins was really the only other option in the backfield if the Lions wanted to run the ball. It was not a good situation, to say the least. In order to make sure they're not in a similar situation this week, the Lions have...
St. Paul Pioneer Press 17 hours ago
Vikings: Greg Jennings expects little more than scattered boos in Green Bay

Vikings: Greg Jennings expects little more than scattered boos in Green Bay

Wide receiver Greg Jennings caught 425 passes from 2006-12 with Green Bay and helped the Packers win a Super Bowl. When he returns to Lambeau Field on Thursday, much of that likely won't matter.
Acme Packing Company 1 hour ago
Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for October 1, 2014

Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for October 1, 2014

Josh Sitton hates Thursday games. A lot. Do you dislike watching the Packers play on Thursday nights? Well, several of the Packers' players hate those games far more than you do. The Packers will play the Vikings tomorrow night in an NFC North battle, but the offensive line (among others) voiced their displeasure with the NFL's decision to schedule those games. We've also got a look at why one particular tight end can't break onto the field on offense and an examination of the old question about which players at one position benefit from their teammates at another. Enjoy! Packers offense...

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Joe Whitt Jr. on ex-Packers WR: 'He looks like the Greg Jennings of three years ago'

Green Bay --- When the Green Bay Packers last met Greg Jennings, he was one frustrated wide receiver.
Northwest Herald 15 hours ago

Hub Arkush: Bears' defense disappears

Officials were just as bad

Short-week games aren't popular with some players

Packers guard Josh Sitton said he dislikes playing on Thursday following a Sunday game.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 16 hours ago

Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater hopes to play, reverse Lambeau leak

Teddy Bridgewater grew up following Brett Favre when he starred for the Packers. On Tuesday, he learned something about Favre's time with the Vikings.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 16 hours ago

Access Vikings: Defense has better chance against Rodgers under Zimmer

The Vikings travel to Lambeau Field to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night.

Matthews can't remember their names but says Vikings RB's dangerous

Green Bay --- Like clockwork, each week the Green Bay Packers play the Minnesota Vikings, players are asked about Adrian Peterson.
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 17 hours ago

Bridgewater: Ankle feels ‘pretty good’

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater and head coach Mike Zimmer spoke to the media Tuesday at Winter Park. Both hope Bridgewater will be able to play Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers.
St. Paul Pioneer Press 18 hours ago

Packers' Aaron Rodgers: No 'word of the week' needed for Vikings

It's a short week, so perhaps Aaron Rodgers hasn't had time to come up with a word of the week. Or maybe one simply isn't needed after a big win.
Chicago Sun-Times 18 hours ago

What’s wrong with Bears’ D-line?

PATRICK FINLEY: Coach Marc Trestman on Monday defended his team’s decision not to blitz Aaron Rodgers often, even if, after a historically dominant performance, it’s hard to imagine the Bears’ defense could’ve done any worse.

Sitton on Thursday Night Football: 'I hate it'

 Photo/  Josh Sitton is not a fan of Thursday Night Football, something he made very clear on Tuesday. GREEN BAY – Josh Sitton didn’t leave much room for interpretation in his comments about Thursday Night Football.He hates it.The Green Bay Packers veteran guard, speaking during Tuesday’s open locker room session, took the NFL to task for what he believes is a money-grab by the league that puts players in a difficult position having to play twice in five days.“It sucks, man. I hate it,” Sitton said after practice Tuesday. “[I] felt like crap today. Probably feel like crap on...

Mark Murphy on NFL missteps: 'We have taken a real hit in terms credibility, respect'

The president and CEO of the Packers, Mark Murphy, said the situation the National Football League faces in the aftermath of the bungling of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases is the biggest crisis the league has faced since he played for the Washington Redskins in the 1970s.

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  • 5 Teddy Bridgewater

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  • 3 Josh Sitton

    Josh Sitton

    Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for October 1, 2014

  • 3 Jay Cutler

    Jay Cutler

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    Greg Jennings

    Vikings: Greg Jennings expects little more than scattered boos in Green Bay

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