Green Bay - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Green Bay The Latest: SEC's 53 draft picks lead all conferences PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. The SEC led all conferences in number of draft picks for the 11th straight year. The Southeastern Conference had 53 players selected. The run started with Texas A&M's Myles Garrett going No. 1 overall and ended with Mississippi's Chad Kelly going last, at No. 253, as "Mr. Irrelevant." ... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-04-29T23:10:00Z The Latest: 49ers select Iowa QB Beathard late in 3rd round PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 12:05 a.m. The second night of the draft concludes as the San Francisco 49ers take quarterback C.J. Beathard and the Pittsburgh Steelers pick running back James Conner late in the third round. No. 97 Miami: Cordrea Tankersley, CB, 6-1, 199, Clemson N... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:08:00 GMT 2017-04-29T04:08:00Z The Latest: Saints trade up to take Alvin Kamara PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. The New Orleans Saints trade up to select Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara and offensive linemen finally start to hear their names called as the third round opens. No. 65 Cleveland: Larry Ogunjobi, DT, 6-3, 305, Charlotte No. 66 San Franci... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:05:00 GMT 2017-04-29T02:05:00Z T.J. Watt ready to write own tale in NFL with big brother MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fairly or not, T.J. Watt will draw comparisons to his big brother when he gets to the pros. Oh sure, he can speed past an offensive tackle and split double teams just like another former Wisconsin star with the same last name and similar skillset as a pass rusher. But J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans is an NFL star w... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:58:00 GMT 2017-04-26T06:58:00Z Spoils for a champion: Patriots open season hosting Chiefs One of the spoils of being champion: The New England Patriots will kick off the NFL season on Sept. 7 by hosting the Kansas City Chiefs. New England earned that honor with its record comeback to beat Atlanta in the Super Bowl. Its opening opponent in a Thursday night game won the AFC West last season. The Falcons visit Chicago in their ... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:56:00 GMT 2017-04-21T00:56:00Z The Latest: Wife of suspect in Wisconsin shootings unhurt WESTON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting in northern Wisconsin that left a police officer and three others dead (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Police in Wisconsin say a shooting suspect's wife was not hurt during a series of shootings that left four people dead. Two bank employees, an attorney and a police officer w... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:55:00 GMT 2017-03-23T21:55:00Z Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin town WESTON, Wis. (AP) — A police officer and three other people were shot and killed when a domestic dispute at a bank escalated into shootings at three locations in northern Wisconsin on Wednesday, investigators said. A suspect was in custody. The shootings happened at a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex, where officers, including a SWAT team, had a ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:09:00 GMT 2017-03-23T03:09:00Z Glennon gets Bears job, RG3 gets walking papers It looks like Mike Glennon has a starting job in the NFL. Robert Griffin III no longer has any job. The Bears finalized their deal with Glennon, the former Tampa Bay quarterback, on Friday, one day after cutting Jay Cutler. Glennon wasn't about to beat out Jameis Winston with the Buccaneers, and he got a three-year contract in Chicago. ... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 04:38:00 GMT 2017-03-11T04:38:00Z The Latest: AP source: Cowboys adding Carroll, Moore The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. A person with knowledge of the deals says the Dallas Cowboys are adding two more defensive players in free agency in cornerback Nolan Carroll and defensive end Damontre Moore. Carroll, who comes over from NFC East rival Philadelphia, is ge... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:01:00 GMT 2017-03-11T03:01:00Z The Latest: Rams trade defensive end Hayes to Dolphins The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 12:55 a.m. The Rams have traded defensive end William Hayes to the Miami Dolphins. The clubs also exchanged draft picks, with Miami getting a seventh-round pick and the Rams getting a sixth-round pick. Hayes spent the past five... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:02:00 GMT 2017-03-10T06:02:00Z Wisconsin man sent to prison for cutting off woman's finger GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music fan. Twenty-four-year-old Jonathan Schrap was sentenced Friday on one count of second-degree reckless injury. A complaint says Schrap and his friends were stagi... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 04:27:00 GMT 2017-02-25T04:27:00Z Meteor over Lake Michigan lights up sky in several states GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A meteor over Lake Michigan lit up the sky Monday morning across several states in the Midwest. Dashcam video from police cruisers in Wisconsin and Illinois captured the fireball streaking through the dark sky about 1:30 a.m. In addition to Illinois and Wisconsin, the American Meteor Society lists sightings in Indiana, Michigan and other states as well... Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:59:00 GMT 2017-02-06T16:59:00Z Kickers for final 4 NFL playoff teams each have leg up GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Touchdowns are always nice, but clutch kickers are welcome security blankets for NFL offenses, especially in the playoffs. Three of the four teams left in the postseason have seasoned veterans. And the fourth team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, has a kicker who booted a league playoff-record six field goals last week in Kansas City. ... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:04:00 GMT 2017-01-21T07:04:00Z The low-cost contributors on each of the NFL's final 4 teams The construction of a Super Bowl team starts and stops with a championship-caliber quarterback. Don't discount the importance of those in-between ingredients, though, particularly the impact players on market-bargain contracts, toward winning a title. The quartet of quarterbacks left in the NFL playoffs this weekend could hardly have pr... Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:11:00 GMT 2017-01-20T08:11:00Z Packers-Falcons NFC matchup expected to produce big offense FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The high-scoring offenses of the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers appear poised to provide a memorable send-off for the Georgia Dome. Factor in the teams' leaky defenses, and Sunday's NFC championship game could surge past the unusually high over/under of 60½ points set by the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook. ... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:28:00 GMT 2017-01-18T00:28:00Z Packers rule WR Jordy Nelson out for Cowboys game GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the Green Bay Packers' divisional round playoff game on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys because of injured ribs. Coach Mike McCarthy said Friday that Nelson would not be cleared to take part in the team's final practice on Saturday, and the medical staff determined he would not be ready for the game. ... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:19:00 GMT 2017-01-13T17:19:00Z Rodgers works Hail Mary magic, Packers beat Giants 38-13 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers, master of the Hail Mary pass, struck again in another big moment. Rodgers overcame a sluggish start and finished with four touchdown passes, including a momentum-swinging 42-yard heave to Randall Cobb at the end of the second quarter, to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 38-13 win Sunday over the New York Giants in an NFC wild-card game. ... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:47:00 GMT 2017-01-09T02:47:00Z The Latest: All 4 divisional games regular-season rematches The Latest on the NFL's wild-card Sunday. (All times Eastern): 8 p.m. There will be a familiar feel to the NFL playoffs next weekend: Every divisional-round game will be a rematch from the regular season, the first time that's happened in six years. In the NFC, it's the Green Bay Packers at the Dallas Cowboys, and the... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 01:06:00 GMT 2017-01-09T01:06:00Z Giants-Packers playoffs lore is more than red-faced Coughlin EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's a lot more to the playoff history between the Giants and Packers than a scarlet-faced Tom Coughlin standing on a frigid sideline in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Jan. 20, 2008, in New York's numbing overtime win in the NFC championship game. The win in temperatures that felt like minus-23 with the wind-chill factor catapult... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 03:05:00 GMT 2017-01-06T03:05:00Z The Latest: Packers' Quinten Rollins carted off with injury The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 10:50 p.m. Green Bay cornerback Quinten Rollins was carted off with an injury in a scary moment late in the third quarter Sunday night. Rollins hit his head on the ground while tumbling out of bounds on the Detroit sideline when the Lions completed a... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 03:55:00 GMT 2017-01-02T03:55:00Z AFC has its 6 playoff teams; who will fill out NFC bracket? Bad form for the AFC, which has all six of its playoff qualifiers determined heading into the final Sunday of the schedule. While there are still some things to be decided there (seeding, matchups), the drama is center stage in the NFC. The sharpest spotlights will be in the nation's capital in the afternoon, then in the Motor City at night. ... Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:23:00 GMT 2016-12-31T15:23:00Z Playoff Picture: Steelers win AFC North, Broncos out Pittsburgh won the AFC North in spectacular fashion Sunday, scoring the winning touchdown with 9 seconds remaining to beat archrival Baltimore 31-27. Antonio Brown reached over the goal line after taking in a short pass from Ben Roethlisberger for the 4-yard score. Brown was standing up inside the 1, but somehow extended the ball — barely — into the end zone. ... Mon, 26 Dec 2016 15:58:00 GMT 2016-12-26T15:58:00Z Packers move step closer to division title, boot Vikings GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The resurgent Green Bay Packers moved one win away from another NFC North title. The Minnesota Vikings headed home to stew about missing the playoffs and wasting a 5-0 start to the season. Looking again like a Super Bowl contender, the Packers won their fifth straight game on Saturday by riding another hot start t... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 07:15:00 GMT 2016-12-25T07:15:00Z The Latest: Falcons clinch, playoff picture becomes clearer The Latest on week 16 of the NFL season on Saturday (all times EST): 7:55 p.m. The Atlanta Falcons not only are in the playoffs, they will go into the postseason as NFC South champs. And thanks to Arizona's stunning 34-31 win in Seattle (9-5-1), the Falcons (10-5) will play for a first-round bye i... Sun, 25 Dec 2016 01:09:00 GMT 2016-12-25T01:09:00Z Rodgers, Nelson shred Vikings as surging Packers win 38-25 GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are back in familiar territory, so close to another NFC North title. Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson are combining to shred secondaries. The defense is creating turnovers. It's hard to believe this same team was once 4-6. But the Packers won their fifth straight game, riding a big-play passing... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 23:25:00 GMT 2016-12-24T23:25:00Z Vikings' plane slides off Wisconsin runway, stuck for hours APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings' team plane slid off a Wisconsin runway in snowy conditions Friday and became stuck in the grass, leaving players waiting for hours to get off the aircraft. A team spokesman said there were no injuries after the landing shortly after 5 p.m. Friday at Appleton International Airport. The Vikings will play the Gree... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 06:24:00 GMT 2016-12-24T06:24:00Z NFL teams seeking playoff berth, let Giants' loss be lesson The New York Giants have given teams chasing playoff berths a fresh reminder to take nobody for granted, especially division rivals. As a result, the Dallas Cowboys' only challenge now as the NFC East champs and the NFC's top seed is handling the final two regular-season games before a first-round bye. The Giants only had to beat Philad... Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:55:00 GMT 2016-12-23T17:55:00Z Panthers knock Redskins out of wild-card position Cam Newton and the Panthers stuck it to Josh Norman and the Redskins, helping the Buccaneers and Packers improve their playoff chances. Carolina's 26-15 victory at Washington on Monday night knocked the Redskins out of the NFC's second wild-card position and kept the Panthers in the race mathematically. Carolina needs to win out and have 10 games go their wa... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:51:00 GMT 2016-12-20T14:51:00Z Patriots, Raiders clinch playoff spots Tom Brady and the Patriots clinched another division title and helped the Dolphins jump into a postseason position while Oakland snapped a 13-year playoff drought. New England secured its eighth straight AFC East title and 13th in 14 years and earned a first-round bye with a dominant defensive performance in a 16-3 win at Denver. The Pa... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT 2016-12-19T05:00:00Z The Latest: Cowboys' Witten tops TO for 7th on catches list The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday. (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. Dallas tight end Jason Witten has passed former teammate Terrell Owens for seventh place on the career receptions list. Witten caught a 6-yard pass from rookie Dak Prescott early in the second quarter to pass Owens with his 1,079th catch. He had two more catches on that touchdown drive and finished the first h... Mon, 19 Dec 2016 03:03:00 GMT 2016-12-19T03:03:00Z