Green Bay Packers

1st NFC North (10-6-0)

Founded: 1921

Stadium: Lambeau Field

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  • Packers release veteran CB Sam Shields

    The Packers parted ways with veteran cornerback Sam Shields, whose 2016 campaign was derailed by a concussion. Shields says he hopes to play in 2017.
  • Packers release RB James Starks

    The offseason is underway in Green Bay. The Packers have released veteran running back James Starks with a non-football injury designation, per the league transaction wire.
  • Jordy Nelson wins comeback honors after missing '15 season

    Jordy Nelson missed the entire 2015 season with a torn ACL, but he showed minimal rust in 2016. Nelson caught 97 passes for 1,257 yards and 14 touchdowns to earn Comeback Player of the Year honors.
  • Bakhtiari: Ty Montgomery can be our lead RB

    Ty Montgomery is expected to make the full-time transition to running back in 2017, which was welcome news for at least one of his offensive linemen, who saw Montgomery as a natural all along.
  • Packers expected to be more aggressive in free agency

    Is Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson ready to veer from his long-standing aversion to building his roster with a significant investment in free agency?
  • McCarthy: I'd 'love' to have Lacy back; Montgomery is still at RB

    Coach Mike McCarthy would "love" to have impending free agent Eddie Lacy back in 2017. Will that affect the Packers' plans for Ty Montgomery as a full-time running back?
  • Clements to leave Packers; Capers set to return

    The Green Bay Packers will be making one change to the coaching staff. Associate head coach/offense Tom Clements will "move on to some other interests." Clements' contract is expiring.
  • McCarthy on Falcons: 'We ran into a buzz saw'

    Before they knew it, the Packers found themselves left in the kicked-up dust of Sunday's NFC title game bout with the Falcons. Mike McCarthy described his opponent as a "buzz saw."
  • Injuries: Ty Montgomery (ribs) misses rest of game

    As if things couldn't get any worse for the Packers, they lost their leading running back for the remainder of the game. Ty Montgomery did not return after suffering a ribs injury in the third.
  • Packers author nightmarish implosion in first half

    Green Bay Packers fans want the first half of Sunday's NFC title game erased from human memory. Can you blame them? Aaron Rodgers and the Packers simply couldn't get out of their own way.
  • 'To infinity' and beyond

    Behind every great quarterback, there is an offensive line willing and able to protect him. So it's no surprise that Aaron Rodgers' out-of-pocket magic is the product of Green Bay's big uglies.
  • Byron Jones on Packers' throw: 'Really, Rodgers?'

    The player who had the best view of Aaron Rodgers' game-changing pass to Jared Cook on Sunday was Byron Jones. "You don't see stuff like that," the Cowboys safety says.
  • Nelson (ribs) limited, Adams (ankle) sits out of practice

    Midway through Championship Week, the Green Bay Packers are dealing with an ailing receiver corps. Davante Adams missed practice, while Jordy Nelson was a limited participant.
  • Jared Cook: Aaron Rodgers 'made it easy for me'

    Jared Cook played the hero role with a 36-yard catch to set up the Packers' game-winning field goal on Sunday. Find out why the TE credits Aaron Rodgers, saying he "made it easy for me."
Draft 2017 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 29 (29)  
Scoreboard more
Georgia Dome - Wk 20 1 2 3 4 T
Green Bay Packers 0 0 15 6 21
Atlanta Falcons 10 14 13 7 44
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
15 Sun, Dec 18 @ Chicago 30-27   W
16 Sat, Dec 24 Minnesota 38-25   W
17 Sun, Jan 01 @ Detroit 31-24   W
WC Sun, Jan 08 New York Giants 38-13   W
DIV Sun, Jan 15 @ Dallas 34-31   W
CONF Sun, Jan 22 @ Atlanta 21-44   L
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Aaron Rodgers 128 80 1004 9
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Ty Montgomery 25 91 3.6 2
Aaron Rodgers 8 62 7.8 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Randall Cobb 18 260 14.4 3
Jared Cook 18 229 12.7 2
Davante Adams 16 217 13.6 2
Jordy Nelson 7 80 11.4 1
Transactions more
Date Transaction
2/15 Bene' Benwikere (CB) Free Agent Signing (free agent signing).
2/8 Sam Shields (CB) Terminated, Vested Veteran, Failed Physical (terminated, vested veteran, failed physical).
2/7 James Starks (RB) Terminated, Vested Veteran, Non-Football Injury (terminated, vested veteran, non-football injury).
2/6 Mike Pennel (DE) Assigned via Waivers (assigned via waivers).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 10 6 0 .625
Detroit 9 7 0 .563
Minnesota 8 8 0 .500
Chicago 3 13 0 .188

Head Coach more

Mike McCarthy

Regular Season: 114-61

Postseason: 10-8

Experience: 10

Career record: 124-69

Pro Career: Named the 14th head coach in Packers history Jan. 12, 2006. Returned to Green Bay after serving as the team's quarterbacks coach in 1999. Subsequently was a highly successful offensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints (2000-04).

With McCarthy calling plays, the Saints racked up 10 offensive team records and 25 individual marks. He was named NFC Assistant Coach of the Year by USA Today in 2000, and New Orleans led the league with 432 points and 49 touchdowns in 2002.

Background: Graduated with a degree in business administration from Baker University following a two-year playing career (1985-86). Was an all-conference tight end, helping the school to a NAIA Division II runner-up finish as a senior captain. Coached collegiately at Fort Hays State (1987-88) and Pittsburgh (1989-1992), before moving to the the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs (1993-98), Green Bay Packers (1999), New Orleans Saints (2000-04) and San Francisco 49ers (2005).

Personal: Born November 10, 1963, in Pittsburgh. 


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