First impressions of Ben McAdoo – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)I’ve been groomed for this position,” said McAdoo, who has never been a coordinator or called plays on game day, as he will with the Giants. “It’s something that…

2014 NFL Draft: History, Connections Tie Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews to … – Acme Packing Company

Acme Packing CompanyVanderbilt wide receiver Jordan Matthews is not only well connected to Green Bay, he might be one of the Packers top picks in the 2014 NFL Draft. Tweet…

Cleveland State has big letdown in front of a big crowd: Terry Pluto – The Plain Dealer

Cleveland State has big letdown in front of a big crowd: Terry PlutoThe Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Gary Waters took a deep breath, leaned back in his chair — and…

Cleveland State’s streak ends with a thud – FOXSports.com

Cleveland State’s streak ends with a thudFOXSports.comA desperate Cleveland State push in the final 10 minutes ended up being too little, too late as a dominant Green Bay team was…

Cleveland State falls with a thud to Green Bay, 68-54 – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — The Green Bay Phoenix showed Cleveland State who owns the Horizon League at the moment with a resounding 68-54 victory Saturday afternoon in the Wolstein…

Seattle Seahawks sign former Packer Greg Van Roten – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)According to multiple reports, the Seattle Seahawks signed former Packers center Greg Van Roten on Friday just three days after he was released by Green Bay. He…

Broncos’ Paris Lenon takes the long road — from XFL to Super Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSo did the Green Bay Packers in 2001, leading to that brief stint with the Seahawks – Lenon’s last NFL stop before returning to the Packers and launching a…

Super Bowl TV Audience Down 84% Per-Ad-Dollar Since 1967 – Forbes

Super Bowl TV Audience Down 84% Per-Ad-Dollar Since 1967ForbesIn January 1967, when the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl I before the merger of the…

Senior Bowl Chris Borland takes on height concerns – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelYet the great unknown — if the short and short-armed Borland can do this all in the NFL — will persist. Borland has no problems with this. He…

Kevin Greene done as Pack LB coach – ESPN

ESPNGREEN BAY, Wis. — For as long as the Green Bay Packers have played a 3-4 defense under coordinator Dom Capers, they have had arguably the best outside linebacker in…

49ers ready for road to Seattle, NFC Championship game – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsNearly 10,000 miles more will be soared through these NFC playoffs, with victorious stops in Green Bay and Carolina en route to Sunday’s connection in Seattle for…

Vegas Play of the Day: 49ers at Panthers – Las Vegas Sun (blog)

Las Vegas Sun (blog)Vegas Play of the Day: 49ers at Panthers. Image. Mike Roemer / Associated Press. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws a pass during the second half…

Green Bay Packers loss ‘frustrating on all levels’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGreen Bay Packers Eddie Lacy, A.J. Hawk and James Jones reflect on their hard-fought season and the sting of defeat, following Sunday’s 23-20 loss to the 49ers. Loading… Post…

San Francisco 49ers top Packers with late field goal – NFL.com

NFL.comSan Francisco out-lasted the Packers 23-20 in the best game in a terrific weekend of football. Indianapolis’ comeback was exciting, but Sunday’s game in Lambeau was played as the Football…

Colin Kaepernick doesn’t wear sleeves in subzero temperatures – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBecause weather predictions are the only thing less accurate than sports predictions, temperatures in Green Bay for Sunday’s NFC wild card game weren’t -6, like forecasted, but actually a…

Report cards: 49ers make grade by starting hot in cold – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe San Francisco 49ers traveled to the proverbial “frozen tundra of Lambeau Field” (no, seriously it was freezing) and ground out a 23-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers.…

Packers were inches away from blocking 49ers’ game-winning field goal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGreen Bay Packers cornerback Davon House came within a few inches of blocking Phil Dawson’s game-winning field goal in Sunday’s NFC wild card game and sending the game to…

49ers lead Packers at halftime at cold Lambeau Field – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneGREEN BAY, Wis. — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has a history -– albeit a short one -– of terrorizing the Green Bay Packers with his athleticism and…

Deep Freeze Puts Chill in Tailgating in Green Bay – ABC News

ABC NewsJeff Giardinelli embraced the cold outside Lambeau Field dressed in a No. 8 Steve Young jersey, red San Francisco 49ers knit cap and Candlestick Park-themed scarf. He’ll remember his…

Packers’ owners share civic pride – in the stands – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleGreen Bay, Wis. –. I hung out with the owner of the Green Bay Packers on Saturday morning. We talked franchise history, matchups, revenue streams. And then she…

Packers and 49ers take Lambeau field in single digit temps (memes included) – al.com

al.comGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game in San Francisco, Saturday, Jan.…

Fumble in first clash with 49ers changed Eddie Lacy’s rookie season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGREEN BAY, Wis. — The first time Eddie Lacy faced the 49ers, he got benched after his first career fumble led to a San Francisco touchdown. The Green Bay…

Things could get wild this weekend – ESPN

ESPNA high-scoring game is expected Saturday night when the New Orleans Saints visit the Philadelphia Eagles. An Ice Bowl-like game is expected when the San Francisco 49ers visit the Green…

How important is home field advantage in the wild-card round? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor the second time in four seasons, the New Orleans Saints are in the playoffs as an NFC wild-card team, and they again will have to go on the…

Green Bay Cold Threatens to Outfreeze NFL Ice Bowl Record – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(Updates with Bengals’ sellout in 10th paragraph.) Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) — The Green Bay Packers may be about to host the coldest game in National Football League history,…

Do frigid temperatures at Lambeau really benefit the Packers? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Frozen Tundra. With a temperature of -5 expected at kickoff of Sunday’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers, Lambeau Field will certainly live up…

James Jones: 49ers will see ‘totally different’ Eddie Lacy – NFL.com

NFL.comEddie Lacy’s underwhelming NFL debut against the 49ers back in Week 1 gave us little indication of what was to come. Green Bay’s rookie running back hardly put a dent…

49ers notebook: More than chilly reception expected in Green Bay – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsIt’s not quite up to Ice Bowl standards, but if the forecast holds up the 49ers-Packers playoff game in Green Bay is going down as one of…

Packers think third time will be charm vs. Colin Kaepernick – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGREEN BAY, Wis. — Cornerback Tramon Williams doesn’t think the Green Bay Packers defense has something to prove in Sunday’s NFC wild-card playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.…

Green Bay may not see Packers playoff game on TV because of NFL’s arcane rule – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBy halftime of Sunday’s wild card game in Green Bay, temperatures are expected to dip below zero. So rather than traveling to Lambeau Field to cheer on an 8-7-1…

Houston Texans Earn 2014 NFL Draft Number One Pick

The Houston Texans stand where they were before the 2006 NFL Draft: with the Number One Pick in the 2014 NFL Draft in May. The Texans, owned by Robert McNair,…

Super Bowl Odds for All 12 Teams – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe playoff picture is set. The Super Bowl favorites like the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos sit atop their respective conferences. Meanwhile, teams like the Green Bay Packers and…

Aaron Rodgers came back and saved the Green Bay Packers season with one … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe comeback was going to be all for naught. Aaron Rodgers, playing in his first game since breaking his collarbone in November, faced a fourth-and-8 from the Chicago Bears’…

Spotlight belongs to NFC – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)The NFC North will be determined when the Green Bay Packers visit the Chicago Bears in a 4:25 p.m. ET start. NBC flexed the Dallas-Philadelphia game to determine the…

Packers activate receiver Randall Cobb for showdown with Bears – USA TODAY

USA TODAYQuarterback Aaron Rodgers may not be the only key offensive player the Green Bay Packers get back Sunday. The team activated receiver Randall Cobb from short-term injured reserve Saturday,…