Rodgers in a race against time

Progress? On Thursday, Aaron Rodgers — still recovring from a busted collarbone — said he would “need to take the majority of the reps” in Friday’s practice if we expect to see him on the field against the Cowboys. He reportedly looked and felt better today than he did earlier in the week. Rodgers owners simply need to pay close attention to this situation throughout the weekend, but even if he does return, he isn’t on auto-start status. It’s going to take him at least a week to get back up to speed. Use your backup plan, unless it’s a God-awful one. Back to our guy: Jay Cutler has been named Chicago’s Week 15 starter. Josh McCown averaged over 350 […]

Easy trivia: Guess which RB is injured yet again?

We’ve heard this before: Water is wet. The sky is blue. And Darren McFadden missed Wednesday’s practice with an ankle injury, this one supposedly having come against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving if head coach Dennis Allen is to believed. Oakland’s other RB Rashad Jennings actually did return to practice Wednesday after picking up a concussion on Thanksgiving. On one hand, you feel bad for McFadden since he seems to be cursed. But he’s been mostly useless for his owners throughout his career since he is incapable of staying on the field. Jennings is Oakland’s go-to guy for the rest of this season … and perhaps beyond. He’s got a nice matchup this week against a Jets defense that spends a […]

NFL Fantasy Football Post Mortem: Rodgers is king again

Many fantasy enthusiasts likely feel a lot like Felix Baumgartner this morning after some players (and let’s put this mildly) didn’t come through on Sunday. Though, some old standbys finally showed themselves. Let’s get into it.

Photobombing and other Twitter rules for the Pro Bowl

NFL players will be allowed to tweet during the Pro Bowl. Here are some dos and don’ts for the week.

Rodgers vs. Foster: Who should be No. 1?

With the 2011 fantasy football season in the rear view mirror, Jason Smith looks at who could be the top fantasy pick in 2012. The answer isn’t as simple as you’d think.

Playbook: How two big zeroes went away

On Sunday, two big zeros were erased from the NFL landscape – the Colts’ potential freefall toward 0-16 and the Packers’ bid for a 16-0 season.

Rodgers: Favre questions never will go away

Aaron Rodgers will forever be linked to Brett Favre. It’s what happens when you follow a future Hall of Famer, and Rodgers seems to accept the fact it’s part of football history.

Ranking the Week 5 bye week QB replacements

Eli Manning tops Jason Smith’s list of the fantasy quarterbacks outside of the top five to target.

Theismann: Rodgers is greatest passer … ever

The latest praise for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers from NFL Network analyst Joe Theismann should open some eyes.

Rodgers says that he has not gone ‘Hollywood’

Charlie Sheen has a point — winning is good. But sometimes it can go to your head. Just take Sheen’s Ricky Vaughn character from “Major League” — who shows up to Spring Training the year after leading the Indians to a division title with a three-piece suit, a blonde on his arm and a Hollywood attitude in the sequel. It’s all about winning.

Rodgers does ‘Late Show’

After a ride down Main Street USA with Mickey yesterday, Aaron Rodgers flew to NYC for a little sit down with Dave on the “Late Show with David Letterman.”

Rodgers: Primed to score once again

Now that Aaron Rodgers is the Super Bowl MVP, he’s also set to become this year’s “MMP” as the league’s most marketable player.

Rodgers missed out on Super Bowl ring fitting

For the superstitious among you, the believers in omens and curses, here’s a little back story on why Aaron Rodgers didn’t get fitted for a Super Bowl XLV ring like the rest of his teammates.

Rodgers didn’t want to let Packers down

Newly annointed Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers was one of the guests on the set of NFL GameDay Final to discuss the Packers’ win.

Packers must continue to attack

The Packers cannot sit on this, you cannot play on this run defense. They have to come out and throw the ball as they have been. If they show pass on the first play, then Dick LeBeau will blitz. It’s up to Aaron Rodgers to find the blitz and hit the slant. Just like he did to Jordy Nelson earlier.

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