Packers - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Top Stories

Read More

OTAs underway for Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers have four weeks left in their offseason program, including three weeks of organized team activities, or OTAs which are under way this week.    At a news conference Tuesday head coach Mike McCarthy said a lot of the focus is on the passing game. He estimated 6 to 10 percent of the snaps normally devoted to the running game will go to the pass. Practice on the ground game will be made up in training camp when the pads are on.    As for blending ... More>>

Packers Sign Rookie Safety Josh Jones

The Packers announced on Friday the team signed rookie safety Josh Jones. Jones was a second round draft pick for Green Bay in the 2017 NFL Draft. 

More>>

Packers sign King

The Packers have announced the signing of their top pick from this year's draft, Kevin King. 

More>>

Packers sign five rookie free agents

The Packers signed five rookie free agents following their rookie minicamp.

More>>

Packers sign five draft picks and 15 rookie free agents

On the opening day of rookie minicamp, the Packers announced a flurry of signings. The team has already inked deals with five of their draft picks. In addition, the team signed 15 rookie free agents. 

More>>

Packers release Michael, Jackson

After drafting three running backs this weekend, the Packers cleared room on the roster by releasing veterans Don Jackson and Christine Michael.  J

More>>

Packers Draft Day 3 Selections

Seven of the Green Bay Packers ten NFL Draft selections came on Saturday, the final day of the draft. 

More>>

Homegrown: Badgers Vince Biegel drafted by Packers Video included

The Wisconsin Rapids native later tweeted out, "Wisconsin I can't wait to stay home!!!! #Homegrown". 

More>>

Adams becomes a father and then a Packer

Montravius Adams had a day he will never forget. The former Auburn defensive tackle became a father for the first time at 2:32 p.m. Then, later that night, the Green Bay Packers drafted him in the third round. 

More>>

Packers take two defensive backs in second round

The Packers aggressively addressed one of their biggest needs. After drafting cornerback Kevin King to start the second round, the Packers came back later in the round to select safety Josh Jones. 

More>>

Packers draft King to open second round

The Green Bay Packers opened the second round of the NFL draft by selecting Washington cornerback Kevin King.    Green Bay traded out of the first round, so King, a 6-3 former safety, was its first addition in this draft. The Packers owned the 29th pick, which they sent to Cleveland on Thursday night.

More>>

Packers trade first-round pick

The Packers traded out of the first round of the NFL Draft. Green Bay shipped the 29th overall pick to Cleveland for a second-round pick (No. 33 overall) and a fourth-round pick (No. 108).

More>>

Packers sign Evans for offensive line depth

The Packers potentially filled a major hole on the day before the NFL Draft. The team has agreed to terms with veteran guard Jahri Evans. 

More>>

Packers receiver Geronimo Allison settles marijuana charge

Green Bay Packers receiver Geronimo Allison has reached a deal with prosecutors to settle a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge.   

More>>

Ex-Packers CB Sam Shields fined $500 in marijuana case

Former Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields will pay a $500 fine after pleading no contest to marijuana possession.    The 29-year-old Shields changed his plea Monday after earlier pleading not guilty.    USA Today Network-Wisconsin reports that a charge of possessing drug paraphernalia stemming from the Oct. 19 incident at his Green Bay-area home was dropped.    Shields had faced up to six months in jail.    A criminal complaint says office... More>>

Packers release 2017 schedule

The Packers have unveiled their complete schedule for the 2017 season. Green Bay has five games scheduled in prime time. The season will open at home against Seattle.        

More>>

Packers Release CB Makinton Dorleant

The Green Bay Packers have released CB Makinton Dorleant. The transaction was announced Tuesday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

More>>

Packers Announce 2017 Preseason Opponents

The Green Bay Packers’ preseason schedule features an opener at Lambeau Field and three games against NFC teams. The preliminary schedule was communicated by the National Football League on Monday.

More>>

Packers sign McCray

The Packers have added another guard to the roster. The team signed free agent Justin McCray. McCray signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted rookie in 2014. The Central Florida product spent the entire 2014 season on the Titans' practice squad. The 6'3", 317-pound lineman also played for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. More>>

Packers ink one-year deal with DT Jean Francois

After four seasons with the 49ers, he played two years with the Indianapolis Colts and spent the past two seasons with the Washington Redskins.

More>>

Packers re-sign running back Christine Michael

Michael played in six regular-season games and three postseason contests for the Packers last season after being claimed off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks on Nov. 16. 

More>>

House returning to Packers

The Packers are bringing back cornerback Davon House. The two sides have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal worth roughly $3.5 million, according to NFL.com. 

More>>

Vikings sign ex-Packers 1st-round pick DE Datone Jones

The Minnesota Vikings have signed defensive end Datone Jones, the former first-round pick of the rival Green Bay Packers.    The Vikings closed the deal on Tuesday with Jones, who was selected 26th overall out of UCLA in the 2013 draft. The 6-foot-4, 285-pound Jones played defensive end in 59 of a possible 64 regular-season games, mostly as a backup. He also played some outside linebacker in Green Bay's 3-4 scheme.    The Packers previously declined their fifth-yea... More>>

Lacy's agent says running back to join Seahawks

Lacy's Before Photo (Courtesy: AP) Lacy's Before Photo (Courtesy: AP)

Eddie Lacy's agent says the former Green Bay running back is joining the Seattle Seahawks.    Lacy's management group, Sports Trust Advisors, said Tuesday on Twitter that the four-year veteran has agreed to terms with the Seahawks. Seattle has been plagued by injuries at the position in recent years.    Lacy was the Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2013, when he rushed for 1,178 yards and 11 touchdowns. He also ran for more than 1,100 yards in 2014, but has since be... More>>

T.J. Lang signs with Lions after eight-year career with Packers

Lang is from the Detroit area and played in college at Eastern Michigan but has spent his entire career with Green Bay since the Packers drafted him in the fourth round in 2009

More>>

Packers Sign TE Martellus Bennett

The Green Bay Packers have signed TE Martellus Bennett. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the signing Friday. 

More>>

Packers Re-Sign Don Barclay

The Green Bay Packers have re-signed T/G Don Barclay. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the signing Friday. .

More>>

Packers' Guion suspended

The Packers will once again be opening the season without one of their top defensive lineman. The NFL announced Tuesday that Letroy Guion has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season due to a violation of the NFL policy on performance enhancing drugs. 

More>>

Packers set to raise ticket prices

The Packers will be raising ticket prices again next season. The team announcing each ticket will increase by $7. Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy says the increase is in line with what other NFL teams are doing. 

More>>

Packers' Allison pleads not guilty to marijuana charge

Green Bay Packers receiver Geronimo Allison has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge.    Allison's attorney, Brian Maloney, entered the plea on his client's behalf Monday. WLUK-TV reports Allison was not in court and was not required to be there.    The charge against Allison stems from a traffic stop in September in Manitowoc County. The next hearing is set for April 25.    Allison emerged in the last couple of weeks of th... More>>

Packers release Shields

The Packers are reportedly parting ways with cornerback Sam Shields. The seven-year pro broke the news himself with an Instagram post. 

More>>

Packers release Starks

The Packers have parted ways with veteran running back James Starks. The team released the seven-year veteran with a non-football injury designation.

More>>

Veteran offensive assistant Tom Clements leaving Packers

Tom Clements is leaving the Green Bay Packers following 11 seasons as one of coach Mike McCarthy's top offensive assistants.    McCarthy said that Clements' contract had expired, and that he was moving on to other interests. He thanked Clements for what he called an "incredible 11 years" with Green Bay.    Clements spent the past two seasons as the associate head coach/offense. McCarthy handed Clements play-calling duties before the 2015 season, then took... More>>

Matt Ryan and Falcons End Packers' Season With 44-21 Win

 The Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history after routing the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC championship game.    

More>>

Packers Add WR depth, Sign Max McCaffrey From Practice Squad

The Green Bay Packers have signed rookie receiver Max McCaffrey from the practice squad, adding depth at a position plagued by injuries ahead of Sunday's NFC championship game against the Atlanta Falcons.    

More>>

Falcons WR Julio Jones Practices, Coach Says 'Looked Good'

Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones has cleared his final hurdle for Sunday's NFC championship game against Green Bay by practicing for the first time this week.

More>>

Adams joins Nelson as latest question in Packers WR group

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says receiver Davante Adams may not practice until Saturday because of an ankle injury, the latest question for a receiving group that may also be without Jordy Nelson for the NFC championship game.    Adams got hurt in the 34-31 win last week over the Dallas Cowboys. The third-year wideout had a breakout regular season with 75 catches for 997 yards and 12 touchdowns.    McCarthy said that Adams would focus on rehab during prac... More>>

Packers' Allison charged with misdemeanor drug possession

Green Bay Packers receiver Geronimo Allison has been charged with one count of misdemeanor marijuana possession after a traffic stop in September.    The charge against Allison was filed in Manitowoc County Circuit Court on Dec. 15. A hearing was scheduled for Jan. 23, according to online court records.    The case was first reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday.    Court documents show that Allison, 22, was issued a citation for driving 1... More>>

Packers' WR Jordy Nelson to Sit Out Practice Midweek

Receiver Jordy Nelson will sit out Green Bay Packers practice at midweek to focus on rehab for his rib injury. 

More>>

Packers Advance With 38-13 Home Win Against the Giants

The Green Bay Packers have advanced in the NFL playoffs with a 38-13 victory over the New York Giants. Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes to move the Packers into the next round.

More>>

Packers' Randall to practice, Rollins in concussion protocol

Green Bay's Quinten Rollins has been placed in the concussion protocol following his scary injury in the win last week over Detroit, while fellow Packers cornerback Damarious Randall was scheduled to practice on Wednesday.    The injury update from coach Mike McCarthy provided a bit of good news for the team's battered secondary ahead of the NFC playoff game on Sunday against the New York Giants and their talented receiving corps.    Rollins was carted off with a n... More>>

Powered by Frankly