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August 12, 2008
Fans give Rodgers boost; Pack falls to Cincinnati
The Green Bay Packers lost their exhibition opener to Cincinnati Monday night, 20-17 at Lambeau Field, but it was a great night for Aaron Rodgers. He played the first quarter, and completed 9-15 passes for 117 yards and a touchdown. He also had an interception on a perfect throw...
August 12, 2008 - 9:00am
August 8, 2008
Packers blame communication for Favre fiasco; Brett gets rock-star treatment
Green Bay Packers' president Mark Murphy says trading Brett Favre to the New York Jets will be good for both the Pack and the three-time MVP quarterback. "I am very confident in the future of this organization and we will come through this process, a very difficult process, as a...
August 8, 2008 - 9:00am
August 6, 2008
Favre may go to Tampa Bay; mindset not right says McCarthy
Brett Favre could become a Tampa Bay Buccaneer as early as today (Wednesday). The Tampa Tribune says the three-time MVP will not stand in the way of a trade from the Green Bay Packers and the deal could be finalized by tonight. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says the two teams...
August 6, 2008 - 9:00am
August 5, 2008
Favre tells ESPN it's time to part ways with the Pack
Brett Favre now says it would be best for him and the Green Bay Packers to part ways, but the Packers still refuse to let him play for another team in the NFC's North Division. The three-time MVP has met with Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy for more than six hours Monday night...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
August 4, 2008
Favre back in Green Bay, possible Viking trade, Grant re-signs
About 56,000 fans braved Sunday night's thunderstorms to watch the Green Bay Packers' Family Night scrimmage at Lambeau Field. However, the real action was off the field as Brett Favre flew in for a meeting today (Monday) with Packers' Head Coach Mike McCarthy. The NFL will reinstate...
August 4, 2008 - 9:00am
NFL waives tampering charges against Vikes; Favre placed on active roster
According to the Web site NFL.com, the tampering charges brought by the Green Bay Packers against the Minnesota Vikings have been dropped by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The accusations stemmed from contact between then retired quarterback Brett Favre and various coaches on the...
August 4, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Favre considering $20 million offer; Grant stalled while Jackson comes on
Media reports indicate that Brett Favre now says he might take the Green Bay Packers' $20 million offer, but it's not cash to keep him away from training camp. Several media outlets say Favre would make public appearances and take part in marketing campaigns for the Packers over...
August 1, 2008 - 9:00am
July 30, 2008
Murphy to tell Favre to stay home; Harrell may be out for good
Packers' president Mark Murphy will reportedly meet with Brett Favre and his agent today (Tuesday) in Hattiesburg, Miss. The Green Bay Press-Gazette says Murphy will ask the three-time MVP to stay away from training camp. The NFL received Favre's request to be taken off the retired...
July 30, 2008 - 9:00am
July 25, 2008
Poppinga resigned; Packers' stockholders told team working to do what's fair with Favre
Green Bay Packers' linebacker Brady Poppinga has signed a four-year contract extension through 2012. Reports say it's worth $17.5 million, including a signing bonus of $3.5 million. That's about what free agent linebackers Kawika Mitchell and Boss Bailey got earlier this year....
July 25, 2008 - 9:00am
July 23, 2008
Thompson reportedly shopping Favre around league; Favre cell phone calls to Vikings?
As Brett Favre decides whether to return, the Green Bay Packers are said to be reviewing a list of NFL teams interested in trading for him. ESPN reports that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell encouraged the Packers to start calling around to avoid a big rift if Favre decides to report...
July 23, 2008 - 9:00am
July 14, 2008
Packers say no to Favre release; say he's welcome back, but Rodgers No. 1
He retired. He said he wasn't ready to commit to playing even though he was having second thoughts. Same story a few weeks ago. Then, the Packers say, Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre called last Tuesday and told the team to send him his helmet or send him his release. The...
July 14, 2008 - 9:00am
Jolly arrested on drug charges
Packers' defensive tackle Johnny Jolly is due in court a week from Tuesday in Houston on felony drug possession charges. The Houston Chronicle said the 25-year-old Jolly was arrested last Tuesday for possessing at least 200 grams of codeine. He's free on a $10,000 bond. Jolly...
July 14, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Man wanted for 1993 Green Bay murder arrested in Mississippi
A man wanted for a 1993 murder in Green Bay has been arrested in Mississippi and brought back to Wisconsin. Authorities said Jesus Bautista, 35, used at least 17 aliases and nine Social Security numbers while on the lam. But in the end, his fingerprints exposed his true identity. Bautista...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Murphy says Packers have heard nothing from Favre
Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said the team still hasn't officially heard anything from Brett Favre about returning from retirement. For the past week, media reports have indicated that Favre wants to return to play at least one more season. But Murphy says all...
July 10, 2008 - 9:00am
July 3, 2008
Favre again denies return rumor
"It's all rumor," said Brett Favre about a report that he has talked with the Green Bay Packers about coming out of retirement. ESPN reported yesterday that Favre told coach Mike McCarthy he wants to return, and his family wants him to play. But the report said the Packers are...
July 3, 2008 - 9:00am