Posts Tagged ‘Mike McCarthy’

Woodson takes normal reps for Packers

The news out of Green Bay continues to be positive regarding the the possibility of Pro Bowl CB Charles Woodson returning for Sunday’s NFC wild-card playoff game against the Cardinals.

Woodson expected to be ready for Packers

Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said Monday he fully expects CB Charles Woodson to be ready to play when the Packers travel to Arizona in the wild-card round of the playoffs.

Week 9 injuries: Rodgers sits again (as planned)

Teams have released their Week 9 injury reports through Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the notable names.

Uncertainty surrounds Packers O-line for Sunday

The Packers already vulnerable offensive line has more questions as it faces the Vikings.

Packers sign OT Tauscher to help beleaguered line

The Green Bay Packers signed tackle Mark Tauscher on Monday and placed CB Will Blackmon on injured reserve.

Vikings G Hutchinson practices but is questionable

Vikings G Steve Hutchinson returned to practice today, albeit in limited fashion, and is listed as questionable to play Monday night against the Packers. Hutchinson is dealing with a back problem, but he hasn’t missed a game this season.

Packers showing some fight in camp

There have been about a half-dozen fights in practice — including three in one session — since training camp opened on Aug. 1.

Unhappy safety Collins shows up at Packers workouts

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said disgruntled Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins, who is unhappy with his contract, showed up a few times at the team’s voluntary offseason conditioning program last week, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Woodson could play more safety next season

The Packers had their challenges at the safety position in 2008 because of injuries. Pro Bowl pick Nick Collins is locked in at one corner position, and the Packers hope Atari Bigby can return to his 2007 pre-injury form. If not, coach Mike McCarthy told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he would consider using Charles Woodson at safety.

Capers agrees to take over Packers defense

The Green Bay Packers have reached an agreement in principle with Dom Capers to become the team’s next defensive coordinator, coach Mike McCarthy announced at a news conference Monday.

McCarthy encouraged by Rodgers’ progress

Packers coach Mike McCarthy sounded encouraged on Thursday about the progress of QB Aaron Rodgers and his injured right shoulder. McCarthy said during his press conference that Rodgers had his best day throwing the ball since spraining the shoulder a month ago.

McCarthy: Harris has ‘serious’ spleen injury

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy confirmed that CB Al Harris has a “serious” spleen injury on Monday, saying that the injury requires a cautious approach.

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