Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:48:41 MST Newspapers Doug Robinson: NFL overtime rules need to go The NFL continues to ignore what everyone already knows: Too much depends on the blind luck of a coin toss in games that are... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:41:27 MST Most popular sports teams in Utah? Utes football and the Jazz, Dan Jones poll reveals Who are the most popular sports teams in the Beehive State? If you said University of Utah football or the Utah Jazz, give... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:55:00 MST Doug Robinson: 'Heart and soul' of One Voice Utah's own One Voice Children's Choir, guided by Masa Fukuda, gained national renown in 2014 online and on TV with a wide... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:35:00 MST Seattle's comeback still hard for everyone to fathom A day later, it was still hard to fathom how the Seattle Seahawks are headed for their second straight Super Bowl. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST With matchup set, 5 players with Utah ties headed to Super Bowl XLIX Three Utah colleges and three state high schools will be represented at this year’s Super Bowl. Here’s a look at... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 22:50:00 MST Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT to return to the Super Bowl Plagued by turnovers and outplayed much of Sunday by Green Bay, the Seahawks staged an improbable comeback and beat the... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 17:25:00 MST Paths cross again for Seattle and Green Bay, this time in the NFC championship game Eventually, the paths of Green Bay and Seattle were going to cross again. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 23:55:00 MST Poppinga: Competition is the fuel to a championship team One common denominator among the teams still standing is they are the best teams for a reason. These teams are a byproduct of... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:57:15 MST Doug Robinson: Ted Thompson has an eye for talent General Manager Ted Thompson has ignored trading and free agency while building the Green Bay Packers' roster through the draft Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:00:15 MST In different ways, LBs Bobby Wagner, Clay Matthews make marks If it seems as if Clay Matthews is omnipresent off the field, well, yeah. No NFL linebacker has a higher profile than the... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:45:00 MST Deseret News Sports Podcast: Is Urban Meyer the best coach in football? Talking college and NFL playoffs In this week's episode, writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans attempt to answer the question,... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:08:16 MST Poppinga: Going head to head with the most intimidating football player of my career Throughout my professional football career I never really faced an opponent that just scared me until I faced this guy. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 09:55:00 MST NFL locals photo gallery: Smith scores, Wagner registers nine tackles Eight players with local ties played in this weekend's NFL divisional playoff games. Here's a look at how they performed, as... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 20:50:00 MST Why Dez's catch wasn't a catch in Cowboys-Packers game Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:45:00 MST Packers rally to beat Cowboys 26-21 No need for ice and wind and record low temperatures. Even in relatively balmy conditions for Green Bay, and with a somewhat... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:35:00 MST Elder Gifford Nielsen’s unflappable leadership on display in his lone playoff start Elder Gifford Nielsen, the former BYU and Houston Oiler quarterback, recalls his first NFL playoff start this way: “If... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 13:05:00 MST Brady Poppinga: We are the experts of ourselves As I became eligible to enter the NFL draft following my senior season, many of the drafts experts felt like my chances in... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 10:05:00 MST Yeomans: A 4-team playoff isn't the answer in deciding a national champion in college football Examining why the four-team college football playoff isn't the best answer when determining a true champion. Sun, 04 Jan 2015 20:55:00 MST The 12 Super Bowl hopefuls feature pros and cons Fri, 02 Jan 2015 13:00:00 MST Brady Poppinga: Bronco Mendenhall is one of the best coaches in all of football Bronco Mendenhall has been the focal point of heavy criticism as of late. Some of his greatest critics are beat writers who... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:50:00 MST Meet the 21 Utah ties on the NFL playoff rosters Here's a look at the 21 players on NFL playoff rosters who have called a Utah team their own during either their college or... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 22:25:00 MST Former BYU Cougar, Ansah fined $22,050 for hit on Bears’ Clausen Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah was fined $22,050 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen Sunday. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 21:00:00 MST NFL playoff picture: 20 Utah ties currently in line to make the postseason The NFL postseason picture is coming into clearer view with 10 of the 12 playoff spots already claimed. As the postseason... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:55:00 MST NFL locals roundup for week 16: Former Ute Asiata scores pair of touchdowns Former Ute Matt Asiata again carried the load for the Minnesota Vikings and responded with two touchdowns. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 18:25:00 MST A dozen football fans injured in lightning strike A dozen people are recovering after they were injured by an indirect lightning strike at Raymond James Stadium after a game... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:00:00 MST Miracle Bowl, 34 years later: I don't know how you could top this one' Breaking down the where the 1980 Holiday Bowl ranks in annals of all-time college football bowl rankings. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:45:12 MST NFL locals roundup for week 15 Standouts in week 15 included former Aggie Bobby Wagner and former Ute Alex Smith, both of whom had big outings to keep their... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:01:51 MST Brady Poppinga: Confronting an unlikely opponent On the verge of realizing my childhood dream of playing football for BYU, I was confronted with a setback that not only... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:25:00 MST Brady Poppinga: The biggest game of my career The time came to take on greatest rival — my older brother — in a head-to-head match-up. The match-up would be... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:40:00 MST Bills' defense stifles Packers in 21-13 win Veteran Mario Williams and third-string newcomer Bacarri Rambo made for an unlikely Buffalo Bills defensive duo. They played... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:25:07 MST Week 14 NFL locals roundup: Former Aggies step up for their teams Former Utah State Aggies stepped up big, with one scoring an unlikely and another providing a big boost for his team after... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:45:00 MST Brady Poppinga: How I learned to compete from a deeper place Trying to interlace my hypercompetitive life and my life as an missionary was like trying to mix oil in water. I morphed into... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:15:00 MST Week 13 NFL locals roundup: Several local players shine on Thanksgiving weekend A former Cougar suffered a season-ending injury while a former Ute played big on Monday Night Football. Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:28:00 MST Brady Poppinga: Athlete or not, my mission taught me that we all are competitors The first lesson I learned when I left my hypercompetitive lifestyle behind to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ... Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:20:00 MST NFL locals roundup for week 12 Former Utah State Aggie Bobby Wagner returned from injury to help Seattle to a critical 19-3 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:25:00 MST Brady Poppinga: My older brother was my greatest rival Growing up I was extremely competitive to a fault. The majority of my one-on-one competitions against my older brother would... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:55:00 MST Jabari Parker posts photo of himself with LDS missionaries Jabari Parker, a professional basketball player and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted a... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:33:26 MST How will the NFL respond to domestic violence allegations against draft prospects? With the NFL's changing attitude about domestic abuse among its ranks, a college defensive end may have an uncertain future... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:00:00 MST NFL locals roundup for week 11: Former janitor records his first two tackles of his career Former Utah State Aggie Maurice Alexander saw extended action in St. Louis' 22-7 upset win over the Denver Broncos and... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:25:00 MST Brady Poppinga: From an early age I dreamed of playing football for BYU In this an excerpt taken from my book "True Spirit of Competition" I tell a story of a kid who dreamed of being a BYU... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:56:25 MST Utah notes: Orchard makes history Senior defensive end breaks team record for the most sacks in a season, has 3.5 in the Utes' win at Stanford to up 2014 total... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 22:40:00 MST Utah punter Tom Hackett says Australian wave could be coming to American football (+video) Last week, Jarryd Hayne stunned Australian rugby fans by leaving the sport and Australia with the goal of playing in the NFL.... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 MDT Week 6 NFL locals roundup: Former BYU star Ezekiel Ansah shines in the Detroit Lions' victory Former BYU Cougar Ezekiel Ansah had a big game for the Detroit Lions to highlight the local efforts in Week 6 of the NFL season. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:10:00 MDT NFL Sunday rewind: Recaps and top photos from Week 5 DeMarco Murray scored on a 15-yard run with 3:16 left and the Dallas Cowboys stunned the defending Super Bowl champion... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:56:20 MDT USU football: Nick Vigil added to Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil was named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll for week six of the college football season... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:52:54 MDT NFL locals roundup for week 5: Brice McCain records a pick-6 for the Steelers See how each player with Utah ties fared in week five of the NFL season. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:43:17 MDT Peppers gets pick 6, Packers rout Vikings 42-10 Julius Peppers returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown, Aaron Rodgers threw for three scores, and the Green Bay... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:16:19 MDT NFL locals roundup for week 4 Former Utes Alex Smith and Steve Smith headlined the local performances for week four of the NFL season. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:48:25 MDT