Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:41:43 MST Newspapers 1 more pass: Brett Favre's busy weekend ends with charity game The event marked the emotional end to a long reconciliation between Favre and the Packers. Sunday was all about having fun at... Sun, 19 Jul 2015 20:32:33 MDT Brett Favre returns to Lambeau for Packers Hall of Fame Brett Favre headed up the Lambeau Field tunnel, a path that he had walked dozens of times. Sat, 18 Jul 2015 23:18:01 MDT Australian academy prepares punters — including ones at Utah and Snow College — for U.S. college football The fog is still lifting off a deserted playing field on the outskirts of this southern Australian city as 10 aspiring... Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:03:20 MDT Lazy 'Pitch Perfect 2' is a snarky sour note for a conflicted franchise “Pitch Perfect 2” isn’t as sneaky as its predecessor, but in spite of some funny moments, the franchise is... Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 MDT USU football: Jefferson Court selected by Ottawa Redblacks in 2015 CFL Draft Utah State tight end Jefferson Court was selected by the Ottawa Redblacks with the 37th pick of the 2015 Canadian Football... Wed, 13 May 2015 15:48:55 MDT 23 players with Utah ties will be wearing new numbers in the NFL From rookies to veterans, so far 23 players with Utah ties have new numbers in the NFL. Here's a breakdown of what numbers... Wed, 13 May 2015 14:15:00 MDT Morning links: Former Utah, BYU and USU players at NFL rookie camps; Utah football's Mother's Day blunder? Former BYU, Utah and Utah State players began their NFL journeys over the weekend as teams opened up rookie camps, while Utah... Mon, 11 May 2015 10:17:23 MDT Free agent roundup: Where locals signed after the draft With the 2015 NFL draft over, undrafted prospects are free to sign with NFL teams of their choosing and many prospects out of... Sat, 02 May 2015 19:00:00 MDT NFL draft Day 2 blog: Recapping what happened in the second and third rounds Fri, 01 May 2015 17:05:00 MDT Morning links: Projecting local NFL Draft prospects; Marvel NFL helmets; Pacquiao's fight scripture With the NFL draft beginning Thursday, here is a look at where the prospects from BYU, Utah and Utah State are being... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:50:00 MDT Fua, Leslie, Lasike among BYU's NFL hopefuls Since the college football season ended, at least two former BYU players have seen their National Football League draft stock... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:10:00 MDT Steelers-Patriots to open 2015 schedule on a Thursday night The New England Patriots will host the Pittsburgh Steelers to open the NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 10. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:31:13 MDT 3 Utes, 1 Aggie and 1 Cougar selected in CBS Sports 7-round NFL mock draft Writer Chris Trapasso took a stab at predicting the entire seven rounds of the NFL Draft, set for April 30 through May 2 in... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:12:33 MDT USU football: 16 players work out for 20 NFL teams at Pro Day Utah State had 16 former football players work out in front of 20 NFL scouts on Thursday morning in its annual Pro Day. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:44:53 MST About 2,000 rally against right-to-work in Wisconsin About 2,000 construction workers, electricians, carpenters and other union members rallied at the Wisconsin state Capitol on... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:19:25 MST 75 percent of Utah's 2014 NFL Scouting Combine participants are still in the league Sixteen players with Utah ties took part in last year's NFL Scouting Combine. As of Wednesday, 12 of them are on an NFL... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:58:12 MST Trouble hasn't slowed down for NFL in 2015 Commissioner Roger Goodell declared at the Super Bowl that the NFL made "enormous progress" on social issues after last... Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:26:32 MST Rodney K. Smith: The NFL owners and players must lead and keep the Super Bowl bouncing Football is not played internationally and fewer young people are playing football in the United States, limiting growth... Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:30:00 MST Brad Rock: USU's Wells sees his Super Bowl kids grow up One said long ago he'd play in the NFL, the other was good enough to get personal audition. Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:58:13 MST Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into football Hall of Fame Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:34:07 MST LDS faith helps keep things in perspective for 5 Mormons at Super Bowl XLIX For five members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who will be a part of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:00:00 MST Faith and family are driving forces for LDS Seahawks coach Darrell Bevell Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell calls his faith his "moral compass." Bevell, a member of The Church of... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:35:00 MST ValueSpeak: Making everything super It amazed me then — and often has since — what a major difference a minor adjustment can make. The same principle... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:15:00 MST Utah State benefiting from residual effects of Aggies' Seahawks duo Bobby Wagner and Robert Turbin are headed back to the Super Bowl with Seattle when the Seahawks face New England in Super... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:50:00 MST 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... 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