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Aaron Rodgers is now the favorite to win 2016 NFL MVP award

Green Bay’s QB is back at the top of the betting list for the league’s top individual honor. It has been an up-and-down first few weeks for Aaron Rodgers, but Sunday’s great performance against the Detroit Lions has him back on the upswing. The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback threw for 205 yards and four touchdowns in week three, posting a passer rating of 129.3 and firmly...
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1 day ago

Lions pick up pieces after late loss to Packers

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) It was a defense's nightmare: Aaron Rodgers throwing here, throwing there, scrambling for a first down - and seemingly no way to stop him. The Detroit Lions had no answers for the Packers late in a 34-27 loss on Sunday. It was one of the reasons Detroit fell to 1-2. After Matthew Stafford's 35-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones Jr. with 3:34 left closed...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vintage Packers: Rodgers-to-Nelson connect for 2 scores

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Jordy Nelson tossed the ball high into the air after catching his second touchdown pass of the day, a gesture that passes for a rare display of emotion for the workmanlike wide receiver. The Green Bay Packers offense is having fun again heading into an early bye week. Aaron Rodgers threw for 205 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the first half to...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' Rodgers throws four TDs in win over Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers threw for 205 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the first half to Jordy Nelson, and the Green Bay Packers snapped out of their offensive funk before holding off the Detroit Lions for a 34-27 win Sunday.Rodgers was 15 of 24, leading the Packers to touchdowns on their first three series. Nelson had 101 yards on six catches, returning to the...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out these bold predictions for Week 3 in the NFL

Week 3 in the NFL already produced a shockingly one-sided Thursday Night Football showdown. It would have been bold to predict the Patriots’ third-string quarterback and his team would completely shut out the Houston Texans. But it happened. This proves that nearly anything is possible during any particular game. As the Week 3 matchups take place, there are sure to be plenty...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers calls media ‘predictable’ over questions about struggles

Aaron Rodgers made it clear during his weekly session with reporters Wednesday that he knew what kind of questions were coming. After all, the Green Bay Packers offense was coming off another clunker of a performance, this time in a 17-14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. But the way Rodgers sees it, the line of questioning doesn’t necessarily constitute a legitimate...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers QB Rodgers urges patience after offense struggles

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers has a few words of advice for those who are concerned about the Green Bay Packers' struggling offense early in the season."We're not going to overreact. It's been two weeks," Rodgers said after the Packers lost 17-14 to the rival Vikings in Minnesota on Sunday night.Still, the Packers are faced with trying to remedy an offense that has been out of...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers ‘not going to overreact’ to Packers’ struggles

Aaron Rodgers didn’t quite break out his “relax” speech to the media after the Packers’ loss to the Vikings on Sunday, but his comments did sound familiar. The Green Bay quarterback said his Packers would not “overreact” to a 17-14 loss to Minnesota that saw Rodgers throw for just 213 yards while being sacked five times “We’re not going to overreact,” said Rodgers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ Lang: Blocking for Rodgers can be 'a little frustrating'

The Green Bay Packers felt the pressure on Sunday evening, as the Minnesota Vikings defense sacked Aaron Rodgers five times in a 17-14 Packers loss. Green Bay’s offensive line may not have performed up to snuff, and guard T.J. Lang was the first to admit the group needed to do a better job blocking. Lang also described the difficulty of protecting Aaron Rodgers, who’s known...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Numbers behind Aaron Rodgers’ stunning fall from grace

It’s difficult to fully grasp the stunning fall of Aaron Rodgers without comparing the numbers from his prolonged struggles with the height of his statistical powers. Over his last 15 regular season games, including Sunday night’s disaster in Minnesota, Rodgers has completed just 58.1 percent of his passes, with 24 touchdowns, nine interceptions and a passer rating of 84.4....
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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