Green Bay Packers http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Green Bay Packers en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:25:54 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607799/NFL-locals-photo-gallery-Kyle-Van-Noy-and-Ezekiel-Ansah-chatting-it-up-at-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607799/NFL-locals-photo-gallery-Kyle-Van-Noy-and-Ezekiel-Ansah-chatting-it-up-at-camp.html For the 66 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:00 MDT Former Ute wide receiver, kick returner Reggie Dunn signs with Arizona Cardinals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607574/Former-Ute-wide-receiver-kick-returner-Reggie-Dunn-signs-with-Arizona-Cardinals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607574/Former-Ute-wide-receiver-kick-returner-Reggie-Dunn-signs-with-Arizona-Cardinals.html Reggie Dunn joins the Cardinals after being released by the New England Patriots last month. It's Dunn's sixth team in his... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:20:00 MDT 50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607020/50-days-until-kickoff-Players-with-Utah-ties-set-to-head-to-NFL-training-camps.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607020/50-days-until-kickoff-Players-with-Utah-ties-set-to-head-to-NFL-training-camps.html Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:05:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Imagine Kobe and Vick on the soccer field http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606260/Imagine-Kobe-and-Vick-on-the-soccer-field.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606260/Imagine-Kobe-and-Vick-on-the-soccer-field.html America's best athletes tend to gravitate to the American staples of football, basketball and baseball, but what if they had... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:02:42 MDT Men of Justice and Compassion to hold awareness event in Salt Lake City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605930/Men-of-Justice-and-Compassion-to-hold-awareness-event-in-Salt-Lake-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605930/Men-of-Justice-and-Compassion-to-hold-awareness-event-in-Salt-Lake-City.html Men of Justice and Compassion, a Utah-based nonprofit group, will have an event on Saturday, June 28, to raise awareness... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:24:49 MDT Who's Ezekiel Ansah cheering for in the U.S.-Ghana World Cup matchup? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605252/Whos-Ezekiel-Ansah-cheering-for-in-the-US-Ghana-World-Cup-matchup.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605252/Whos-Ezekiel-Ansah-cheering-for-in-the-US-Ghana-World-Cup-matchup.html Detroit Lions defensive end and former BYU star Ezekiel Ansah will have more than a passive interest in today's World Cup... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:28:00 MDT Doug Robinson: The intrusion of the real world on our sports games http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604605/The-intrusion-of-the-real-world-on-our-sports-games.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604605/The-intrusion-of-the-real-world-on-our-sports-games.html Amid all the fuss over Michael Sam, Donald Sterling, Richie Incognito, Aaron Hernandez, PEDs, etc., can anyone just give us... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:50:00 MDT It's been a 'charmed life' for former BYU football star Vai Sikahema http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604472/Its-been-a-charmed-life-for-former-BYU-football-star-Vai-Sikahema.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604472/Its-been-a-charmed-life-for-former-BYU-football-star-Vai-Sikahema.html The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently caught up with the former BYU return specialist/running back, who talked about his... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:36:48 MDT Before the NFL calls, agents vie for rookies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653149/Before-the-NFL-calls-agents-vie-for-rookies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653149/Before-the-NFL-calls-agents-vie-for-rookies.html Long before their names are called at the NFL draft, prospective rookies become prized commodities in another professional... Tue, 06 May 2014 15:29:56 MDT CougarLinks: Can BYU receive a scheduling exception with the SEC? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602269/CougarLinks-Can-BYU-receive-a-scheduling-exception-with-the-SEC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602269/CougarLinks-Can-BYU-receive-a-scheduling-exception-with-the-SEC.html The Southeastern Conference is requiring its football teams to schedule a Power 5 opponent in their non-conference schedules.... Fri, 02 May 2014 09:55:00 MDT Could Johnny Manziel be the next Steve Young? NFL experts and the former BYU football star weigh in http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602102/Could-Johnny-Manziel-be-the-next-Steve-Young-NFL-experts-and-the-former-BYU-football-star-weigh-in.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602102/Could-Johnny-Manziel-be-the-next-Steve-Young-NFL-experts-and-the-former-BYU-football-star-weigh-in.html Former 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice and NFL draft expert Mike Mayock have suggested that Johnny Manziel could be the next... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:50:00 MDT Kyle Van Noy visits Lions, says Ezekiel Ansah taught him about life in pro football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601796/Kyle-Van-Noy-visits-Lions-says-Ezekiel-Ansah-taught-him-about-life-in-pro-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601796/Kyle-Van-Noy-visits-Lions-says-Ezekiel-Ansah-taught-him-about-life-in-pro-football.html With the 2014 NFL draft quickly approaching, teams are taking their final looks at prospects before the big show. On... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:40:00 MDT Ultimate football road trips: Catching the NFL and Cougars, Utes or Aggies in one weekend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601716/Ultimate-football-road-trips-Catching-the-NFL-and-Cougars-Utes-or-Aggies-in-one-weekend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601716/Ultimate-football-road-trips-Catching-the-NFL-and-Cougars-Utes-or-Aggies-in-one-weekend.html If you are looking to cash in on a football-rich weekend this fall involving both college and NFL games, there are several... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:50:00 MDT Defending champion Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652490/Defending-champion-Seahawks-to-open-NFL-season-vs-Packers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652490/Defending-champion-Seahawks-to-open-NFL-season-vs-Packers.html Mike McCarthy promises there won't be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept.... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:16:24 MDT Wounded warriors receive rehab alongside pro athletes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641334/Wounded-warriors-receive-rehab-alongside-pro-athletes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641334/Wounded-warriors-receive-rehab-alongside-pro-athletes.html Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Josh Sitton is a tough competitor in a tough sport, blocking big defenders and taking... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 06:44:03 MST Packers get ready with Wallace at QB for Rodgers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641279/Packers-get-ready-with-Wallace-at-QB-for-Rodgers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641279/Packers-get-ready-with-Wallace-at-QB-for-Rodgers.html Seneca Wallace has an unofficial — but well-paid — quarterbacks coach in Aaron Rodgers. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 23:47:54 MST Davison Cheney: Football more important than world peace in recent (unscientific) poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589906/Davison-Cheney-Football-more-important-than-world-peace-in-recent-unscientific-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589906/Davison-Cheney-Football-more-important-than-world-peace-in-recent-unscientific-poll.html Watch how the camera lingers on Tom Brady. I’m sure shampoo sponsors pay a pretty dime for that slow-mo shot of him... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:29:13 MST With Rodgers sidelined, Bears beat Packers 27-20 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641144/With-Rodgers-sidelined-Bears-beat-Packers-27-20.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641144/With-Rodgers-sidelined-Bears-beat-Packers-27-20.html The Chicago Bears have a better insurance policy than Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:17:42 MST Ken Driggs: Let's hope the mantle of McMahon descends on Taysom Hill against Wisconsin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589860/Ken-Driggs-Lets-hope-the-mantle-of-McMahon-descends-on-Taysom-Hill-against-Wisconsin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589860/Ken-Driggs-Lets-hope-the-mantle-of-McMahon-descends-on-Taysom-Hill-against-Wisconsin.html I watched an interesting football battle in September 1980. It pitted the once-proud Wisconsin Badger program against the... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:41:08 MST NFL: Megatron leads the way for WR meganumbers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640752/NFL-Megatron-leads-the-way-for-WR-meganumbers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640752/NFL-Megatron-leads-the-way-for-WR-meganumbers.html The divas among NFL receivers, and there are plenty of them, there are just as many difference makers. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:53:51 MDT Doug Robinson: Andy Reid has kept in touch with his Utah roots http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588445/Andy-Reid-has-kept-in-touch-with-his-Utah-roots.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588445/Andy-Reid-has-kept-in-touch-with-his-Utah-roots.html Three decades after playing and coaching football at BYU, Andy Reid — the hottest coach in football— stays in... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:05:55 MDT Utah football notebook: Kicker Andy Phillips continues to be automatic http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588318/Utah-football-notebook-Kicker-Andy-Phillips-continues-to-be-automatic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588318/Utah-football-notebook-Kicker-Andy-Phillips-continues-to-be-automatic.html Freshman remains perfect in field goals and PATs this season. Sat, 12 Oct 2013 21:40:00 MDT NFL watch: How local players fared in week 5 of the NFL season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587975/NFL-watch-How-local-players-fared-in-week-5-of-the-NFL-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587975/NFL-watch-How-local-players-fared-in-week-5-of-the-NFL-season.html Local players are well represented across the NFL. See how each of them did in week five of the regular season. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:58:45 MDT Bucs bench QB Freeman, turn to rookie Glennon http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638510/Bucs-bench-QB-Freeman-turn-to-rookie-Glennon.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638510/Bucs-bench-QB-Freeman-turn-to-rookie-Glennon.html The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have benched quarterback Josh Freeman and replaced him with rookie Mike Glennon. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:47:07 MDT Mormons in the NFL in 2013: How they got here and how they are doing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587023/Mormons-in-the-NFL-in-2013-How-they-got-here-and-how-they-are-doing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587023/Mormons-in-the-NFL-in-2013-How-they-got-here-and-how-they-are-doing.html There are 28 professional football players in the National Football League this year who also happen to be members of The... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT Commentary: BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall focused on #EveryDayGreatness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585418/Commentary-BYU-head-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-focused-on-EveryDayGreatness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585418/Commentary-BYU-head-coach-Bronco-Mendenhall-focused-on-EveryDayGreatness.html BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall joined Twitter last April, but he's not tweeting about what he ate for breakfast or secrets... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:20:00 MDT Michael Vick named as Eagles' starting Quarterback, looks to improve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585047/Michael-Vick-named-as-Eagles-starting-Quarterback-looks-to-improve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585047/Michael-Vick-named-as-Eagles-starting-Quarterback-looks-to-improve.html Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has named Michael Vick as the starting quarterback. Following a disappointing 2012... Wed, 21 Aug 2013 17:36:32 MDT Breaking down the fall camp status of Utah's NFL players http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584505/Breaking-down-the-fall-camp-status-of-Utahs-NFL-players.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584505/Breaking-down-the-fall-camp-status-of-Utahs-NFL-players.html A look at the players from Utah, BYU and Utah State who made NFL training camp rosters. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 02:00:40 MDT Relaxed Reid making mark on Kansas City Chiefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635198/Relaxed-Reid-making-mark-on-Kansas-City-Chiefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635198/Relaxed-Reid-making-mark-on-Kansas-City-Chiefs.html Andy Reid seemingly scoffs at the notion that he feels rejuvenated these days. What is that supposed to mean, anyway? He was... Sat, 03 Aug 2013 13:38:14 MDT Doug Robinson: A healthy dose of skepticism about sports and drugs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583855/Doug-Robinson-A-healthy-dose-of-skepticism-about-sports-and-drugs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583855/Doug-Robinson-A-healthy-dose-of-skepticism-about-sports-and-drugs.html Usain Bolt says he's clean, but so did Armstrong, Jones, Braun and many others, and there are plenty of reasons to maintain a... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:59:27 MDT Fun-loving Warren Sapp smiles all the way to Hall of Fame http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634947/Fun-loving-Warren-Sapp-smiles-all-the-way-to-Hall-of-Fame.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634947/Fun-loving-Warren-Sapp-smiles-all-the-way-to-Hall-of-Fame.html Now headed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Warren Sapp smiles as he remembers accepting the challenge to turn around one... Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:06:51 MDT USU football: Four Aggies named to Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583177/USU-football-Four-Aggies-named-to-Rotary-Lombardi-Award-Watch-List.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583177/USU-football-Four-Aggies-named-to-Rotary-Lombardi-Award-Watch-List.html Utah State football had four players named to the Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List, it was announced Monday, as two offensive... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:45:00 MDT Former Oakland Raider recounts LDS conversion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580835/Former-Oakland-Raider-recounts-LDS-conversion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580835/Former-Oakland-Raider-recounts-LDS-conversion.html In 1982, Oakland Raider safety Burgess Owens and his wife joined the LDS Church, thanks to the help of a Mormon teammate.... Thu, 30 May 2013 05:00:00 MDT The 50th Super Bowl goes to San Francisco Bay Area http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630219/The-50th-Super-Bowl-goes-to-San-Francisco-Bay-Area.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630219/The-50th-Super-Bowl-goes-to-San-Francisco-Bay-Area.html The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area and the NFL championship will go to Houston the following year. Tue, 21 May 2013 14:05:35 MDT NBA: Milwaukee done in by another Heat run, trail 0-3 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628022/NBA-Milwaukee-done-in-by-another-Heat-run-trail-0-3.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628022/NBA-Milwaukee-done-in-by-another-Heat-run-trail-0-3.html With Monta Ellis still looking at his empty hands and the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks watching helplessly, LeBron James... Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:07:03 MDT Kansas City Chiefs could make rare choice of offensive tackle at No. 1 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627909/Kansas-City-Chiefs-could-make-rare-choice-of-offensive-tackle-at-No--1.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765627909/Kansas-City-Chiefs-could-make-rare-choice-of-offensive-tackle-at-No--1.html Playing on the offensive line is about as unglamorous as it gets in professional football. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:25:00 MDT Mike Sorensen: On Masters, Jazz, Final Four and more http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577693/Mike-Sorensen-On-Masters-Jazz-Final-Four-and-more.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577693/Mike-Sorensen-On-Masters-Jazz-Final-Four-and-more.html There's more to talk about in the sports world right now than any other time of the year. Sun, 07 Apr 2013 21:05:00 MDT Former Ute Smith appears to be good fit for former Cougar coaches' system http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625845/Former-Ute-Smith-appears-to-be-good-fit-for-former-Cougar-coaches-system.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625845/Former-Ute-Smith-appears-to-be-good-fit-for-former-Cougar-coaches-system.html KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Even before the Super Bowl, during Andy Reid's first days in Kansas City, Trent Dilfer predicted the... Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:45:00 MDT BYU football: Cougars perform in front of NFL scouts at pro day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576952/BYU-football-Cougars-perform-in-front-of-NFL-scouts-at-pro-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576952/BYU-football-Cougars-perform-in-front-of-NFL-scouts-at-pro-day.html NFL scouts were in Provo early on Thursday to watch former BYU football players perform at pro day. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:20:00 MDT USU athletics: Utah State University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame announces 2013 class http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572959/USU-athletics-Utah-State-University-Intercollegiate-Athletics-Hall-of-Fame-announces-2013-class.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572959/USU-athletics-Utah-State-University-Intercollegiate-Athletics-Hall-of-Fame-announces-2013-class.html A four-time All-American hurdler, an All-American high jumper, two football players, one men’s basketball player and a... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:40:36 MST Super Bowl watch: Ravens lead 21-6 and other tweets from reporters on the ground http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621714/Super-Bowl-watch-Ravens-lead-21-6-and-other-tweets-from-reporters-on-the-ground.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621714/Super-Bowl-watch-Ravens-lead-21-6-and-other-tweets-from-reporters-on-the-ground.html Around the Super Bowl and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of... Sun, 03 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST The NFL in Utah: Possible or pipe dream? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572008/The-NFL-in-Utah-Possible-or-pipe-dream.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572008/The-NFL-in-Utah-Possible-or-pipe-dream.html As we approach the Sunday of all Sundays for NFL fans, sports-minded individuals in the Beehive state inevitably begin... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 11:35:00 MST Doug Robinson: Kaepernick the future of NFL QBs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621361/Kaepernick-the-future-of-NFL-QBs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621361/Kaepernick-the-future-of-NFL-QBs.html OK, I'm a believer. I might be premature in this pronouncement, but Colin Kaepernick is the next evolutionary step in... Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:10:38 MST Real Salt Lake: Dave Checketts sells majority stake in team to Dell Loy Hansen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571431/Real-Salt-Lake-Dave-Checketts-sells-majority-stake-in-team-to-Dell-Loy-Hansen.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571431/Real-Salt-Lake-Dave-Checketts-sells-majority-stake-in-team-to-Dell-Loy-Hansen.html Real Salt Lake founders Dave and Deb Checketts announce Thursday that they have sold their majority stake in the Major League... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:10:00 MST Steve Young: NFL savors abundance of great signal-callers http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620222/Steve-Young-NFL-savors-abundance-of-great-signal-callers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620222/Steve-Young-NFL-savors-abundance-of-great-signal-callers.html Young, old and in between, the current crop of NFL quarterbacks is not only deep but dynamic and diverse. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:09:16 MST NFL: Colin Kaepernick runs wild in 49ers' win over Green Bay http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620113/NFL-Colin-Kaepernick-runs-wild-in-49ers-win-over-Green-Bay.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620113/NFL-Colin-Kaepernick-runs-wild-in-49ers-win-over-Green-Bay.html Colin Kaepernick outplayed the reigning NFL MVP and former Super Bowl champion in one sensational, record-setting playoff... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:09:26 MST