The Packers have announced the 22 players they have released to reduce their roster to the league-managed 53 players.
- Aug. 31, 2013
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The Packers have announced the 22 players they have released to reduce their roster to the league-managed 53 players.
The Green Bay Packers released two more veterans on Saturday afternoon in running back Alex Green and tight end Matthew Mulligan, NFL sources confirmed.
The Green Bay Packers have apparently decided D.J. Williams was the odd man out of their cluttered tight-end room.
The Green Bay Packers have seen enough of Vince Young to know the two-time Pro Bowler won’t be their backup quarterback in 2013.
Here is a list of the Green Bay Packers' roster cuts Press-Gazette Media has confirmed through sources. It will be updated throughout the day:
Havard Rugland tweeted this afternoon that he “Had a great workout with Green bay this morning. Thankful for the opportunity.”
The Packers are bringing in running back Joe McKnight for a workout this weekend.
Vince Young didn’t sound like a player convinced he had made the final roster on Thursday night after the Green Bay Packers’ loss to Kansas City in the preseason finale.
After weeks flying in a holding pattern, Jeremy Ross took a significant step in landing a job with the Green Bay Packers during Thursday night’s 30-8 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Mason Crosby can make up all $1.6 million he gave up in a recent pay cut if he’s on the Packers’ roster for 10 games and makes 85 percent of his field-goal attempts.
The competition has rarely rose to headlines in training camp, but the battle between Greg Van Roten and Patrick Lewis to backup starting center Evan Dietrich-Smith is about to reach its unstated but important climax.
The Green Bay Packers' offseason of change concluded on Tuesday with the 20th and final practice of training camp.
KANSAS CITY – Listen in during the Green Bay Packers’ inside linebackers meetings and you’ll see Robert Francois is rarely the individual who sets the topic of conversation.
Graham Harrell is getting another chance to show he has what it takes to be a quarterback in the NFL.
The Green Bay Packers will place running back DuJuan Harris on injured reserve today after the second opinion he received on his injured knee indicated damage to his patellar tendon, which holds the knee cap in place.
The broken leg Derek Sherrod suffered more than 600 days ago will keep the Green Bay Packers’ 2011 first-round pick out for at least another two months.
Zach Ramirez kicked his way right out of the conversation on Tuesday afternoon.
While the chances of Tramon Williams suiting up in Thursday’s preseason finale against Kansas City appear minute, the 30-year-old cornerback’s return to practice couldn’t have come with better timing for the Green Bay Packers.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy spoke to the media following practice on Tuesday. Here are some highlights of his news conference:
Packers general manager Ted Thompson said cutting the roster is the worst part of his job and it can make him physically sick.
The voice mailbox on Giorgio Tavecchio’s cell phone happened to be full on Monday morning when the Green Bay Packers’ front office came calling.
The NFL appears to have acknowledged that officials erred in penalizing inside linebacker Terrell Manning for a roughing the passer penalty in the Packers’ preseason game against Seattle last week.
Tramon Williams’ prospects for playing the regular season opener next week looked brighter when he returned to practice for limited work after missing a month because of a bruised knee.
The Packers’ kicking job is down to Mason Crosby and recently signed Zach Ramirez, at least for now.
Following are the highlights from coach Mike McCarthy's press conference following the Packers' practice Monday:
The Green Bay Packers pared their roster back to two kickers after releasing Giorgio Tavecchio on Monday.
Mason Crosby admitted he was a little surprised to learn the Packers added another place-kicker to the roster, but he didn’t let the signing of Zach Ramirez rattle him at practice today.
Receiver Randall Cobb said he’s feeling pretty good in his recovery from a biceps injury and could play on Thursday in the Packers’ final preseason game at Kansas City.
Just because the Packers cut Graham Harrell on Saturday doesn’t mean Vince Young has locked up the No. 2 quarterback job behind Aaron Rodgers.
Mike McCarthy said the decision to release quarterback Graham Harrell came down to performance and wanting to go in a different direction with the other backup quarterbacks.
After working out a couple kickers Sunday morning, the Packers signed former Portland State kicker Zach Ramirez.
In the end, Graham Harrell’s familiarity with the Green Bay Packers’ offense was no match for intrigue and athleticism Vince Young infused into the team’s backup quarterback equation upon his arrival nearly three weeks ago.
The job description doesn’t matter to Jeremy Ross.
The Packers and Seahawks are tied 3-3 at halftime. Here are some obversations:
Randall Cobb did not suit up for Friday night’s preseason game against Seattle despite early optimism from Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy that the wide receiver could play after missing the two previous games with a bicep injury.
Sam Shields went into camp a year ago up to the Super Bowl XLV ring tattoo on his neck in questions of whether or not he had the resolve to maintain a role in the Green Bay Packers’ secondary.
A look at 10 Green Bay Packers players who need a strong finish to camp to either cement themselves on the roster or indicate why they deserve to be among the final 53.
Inside the coaches’ box at the Edward Jones Dome on Saturday night, Dom Capers couldn’t help but crack a smile as Johnny Jolly picked off a Kellen Clemens’ pass deep inside the Green Bay Packers’ red zone.
No rotation for a starting job on the Green Bay Packers’ roster has been more consistent through nearly a month of training camp as the safety spot opposite Morgan Burnett.
Fifteen practices, two preseason games and one Family Night intra-squad scrimmage.
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy sounded irritated after Wednesday's training camp practice, saying "we didn’t take full advantage to get ready to play." The Packers host the Seattle Seahawks in a preseason game on Friday night.
B.J. Coleman helped his chances of winning a second season on the Packers’ practice squad with his play last week against St. Louis that included an improvised nine-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jake Stoneburner.
Despite missing the first two preseason games, DuJuan Harris has the best chance of getting regular snaps as a chance of pace from halfback Eddie Lacy to start the season, in part because rookie Johnathan Franklin’s strong start to training camp didn’t last long.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers sat out Tuesday's training camp practice because of illness, coach Mike McCarthy said. Rodgers is expected back at practice on Wednesday.
With Aaron Rodgers excused from practice because of a head cold, backup quarterbacks Graham Harrell and Vince Young received extra snaps with the No. 1 offense, and B.J. Coleman had more plays than usual also.
Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson hasn’t given up on tackle Derek Sherrod, who hasn’t played or practiced with the team since breaking his leg in December 2011.
Tight end Andrew Quarless returned to the practice field today after missing more than two weeks with a quad injury.
After missing all of training camp with a hamstring injury, second-year cornerback Casey Hayward was back on the practice field today.
Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, who will miss the entire preseason after having knee surgery earlier this month, is still hoping to be back in time for the regular-season opener against the San Francisco 49ers.
Defensive tackle Johnny Jolly continues to make plays, and if he keeps this up, it would seem he stands a very good chance of making the Green Bay Packers' 53-man roster.
No decision has been made about the starting right tackle position, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said after practice Monday.
It’s too soon to start busting out the Casey Hayward comparisons just yet, but Micah Hyde has the look of another rookie cornerback ready to make an immediate impact for the Green Bay Packers.
Rookie running back Eddie Lacy is active for the Green Bay Packers’ second preseason game against the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night in St. Louis.
The splash the Green Bay Packers seemed destined to make at safety never happened this offseason.
Ryan Pickett missed practice on Tuesday because of a medical emergency involving his 1-year-old daughter, Phoebe.
It’s safe to say Micah Hyde made a positive first impression on Packers coach Mike McCarthy during the team’s rookie orientation back in May.
Jeremy Ross doesn’t dwell on what happened on that chilly night in San Francisco seven months ago, but knows what a spot on the Green Bay Packers’ 53-man roster would mean both personally and professionally.
Since Mike Neal began standing up as an outside linebacker during the Green Bay Packers’ offseason program, no one has been able to slap a textbook definition on the 6-foot-3, 275-pound athlete.
Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris is ready to play, but coach Mike McCarthy will hold him out of Saturday's preseason game against the St. Louis Rams
Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson said Wednesday that he doesn't "lament" not signing veteran quarterback Vince Young in the spring.
DuJuan Harris’ lightning quick ascent up the Green Bay Packers’ depth chart last season makes it easy to forget one fundamental fact about the 5-foot-7, 203-pound running back.
Opportunity continues to knock for Jeremy Ross and the rest of the Green Bay Packers’ return candidates.
T.J. Lang was back on the field at practice on Wednesday, enabling the Green Bay Packers to resume the starting right-tackle competition between Marshall Newhouse and Don Barclay.
"It'll be a stretch" for Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb to play against the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night, coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday. Cobb has a biceps injury.
Though Randall Cobb has returned to practice this week after sitting out the preseason opener last Friday night, he was favoring his injured right biceps in practice Tuesday and could be facing problems with the injury for several weeks and perhaps longer.
Kickers Mason Crosby and Giorgio Tavecchio had a good day in live field-goal kicking today.
Running back Eddie Lacy took part only in individual and group drills today in his return to practice after missing a week because of a hamstring injury.
Defensive lineman Ryan Pickett wasn’t at practice Tuesday because of a medical emergency in his family.
In announcing his decision to retire with the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday morning, Ryan Longwell said he has no plans to kick again in the NFL.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb has a biceps injury that's "something he’s probably going to be battling for a while," coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday.
Place-kicker Ryan Longwell will retire as a Green Bay Packer, the team announced today.
Eighteen days down, 18 more days to go.
The Packers held their first closed training camp practice today in as long as anyone could remember. The stands at Nitschke Field were empty and tarps were placed on the fences around the field. Players worked out in shorts and helmets.
Right guard T.J. Lang has been battling a back injury but was ready to practice this morning. Coach Mike McCarthy had other ideas.
Tackle Derek Sherrod and safety Sean Richardson continue to watch practice from the sidelines with no imminent end to their long layoffs.
In a field-goal competition during Monday's practice, Green Bay Packers kicker Giorgio Tavecchio made eight of eight attempts and Mason Crosby seven of eight.
Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris passed his physical and will begin practicing with the team, coach Mike McCarthy said Monday.
Coach Mike McCarthy gave no indication how he’ll divvy up the backup quarterback snaps in practice this week, though Vince Young likely will get plenty of work so the Green Bay Packers can get the best possible read on his abilities at age 30 and after a season out of football.
Nothing new has surfaced between the Packers and fourth-year cornerback Sam Shields in terms of a contract extension past the one-year, $2.02 million restricted tender he’s currently operating under.
Tyrone Walker smiles and dips his head sheepishly, not wanting to take credit for the accolades that come along with four years of rewriting the Illinois State record book.
While the Green Bay Packers struggled to move the ball offensively once Aaron Rodgers exited Friday night’s 17-0 preseason loss to Arizona, the Cardinals’ quarterback contingent had no such issue.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy held a press conference the day after his team's 17-0 loss to Arizona in the preseason opener at Lambeau Field.
Jermichael Finley was a redshirt freshman at the University of Texas in 2005 when Vince Young led the Longhorns to a national championship following a 41-38 win over USC in the Rose Bowl.
Justin Wilson spent his summer like so many other undrafted free agents waiting for a call to try out for an NFL roster.
The Packers trail Arizona 14-0 at halftime. Here are some observations on the first half:
Two weeks into training camp, defensive lineman Johnny Jolly continues to scrape off the rust that accumulated during a three-year drug-related NFL suspension.
It’s been a tale of two seasons as rookie J.C. Tretter continues to rehab and David Bakhtiari prepares to start at left tackle during Friday night’s preseason-opener against the Arizona Cardinals.
The Green Bay Packers are ready to roll with four quarterbacks in Friday’s preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals.
Green Bay Packers guard T.J. Lang sat out Thursday's light practice because his back was bothering him, coach Mike McCarthy said.
Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Perry is ready to play in a football game again.
Green Bay Packers receiver Randall Cobb kept things light during Thursday’s walk-through, but hopes to be back on the field for Friday's preseason opener against Arizona.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver James Jones didn’t want to talk about former teammate Greg Jennings on Thursday, one day after Jennings told KFAN radio in Minnesota that he was “brainwashed” when he played for the Packers.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was limited at practice on Wednesday, a day after leaving early with a bicep injury. Cobb insisted he is fine and that the team is simply being cautious.
Here's what Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had to say about losing left tackle Bryan Bulaga, who protects his blind side, and turning to rookie David Bakhtiari.
Green Bay Packers defensive lineman and outside linebacker Mike Neal participated in his first training camp practice on Wednesday after being on the physically unable to perform list with what he described as an abdominal strain.
Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings has been running his mouth a lot during the offseason about his former team, the Green Bay Packers.
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday he's happy with left tackle Bryan Bulaga's decision to have season-ending knee surgery.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the rest of the preseason after undergoing knee surgery Monday.
Although the chances would appear to be slim, there was at least some hope on Tuesday that Green Bay Packers left tackle Bryan Bulaga could still play this season despite sustaining a torn anterior cruciate ligament during the Packers’ Family Night scrimmage on Saturday.
Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson likes the "mystery" and "intrigue" of adding veteran quarterback Vince Young to the team.
Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson will miss the rest of training camp after having a procedure done on a knee on Monday, coach Mike McCarthy said today.
The Green Bay Packers saw enough from their workout with Vince Young on Monday to sign the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback to a one-year deal, a league source confirmed to Press-Gazette Media.
The Packers appear ready to take a long look at rookie David Bakhtiari as the replacement for injured left tackle Bryan Bulaga.
The Green Bay Packers have cancelled Monday afternoon's closed practice session and subsequent media availability roughly 12 hours after word spread about Bryan Bulaga's significant knee injury.
Bryan Bulaga sustained a season-ending knee injury at the Green Bay Packers’ Family Night scrimmage Saturday night, according to a report by ProFootballTalk.com.
The Green Bay Packers are taking a look at Vince Young, a league source confirmed to Press-Gazette Media on Sunday night.
Datone Jones, playing in his first NFL-sized atmosphere during Saturday’s “Family Night” intrasquad scrimmage, was proud to don his green and gold Packers’ uniform for the first time in front of his family from California.
After his performance Saturday night at the Family Night scrimmage, Packers street free agent Giorgio Tavecchio might get his boss to call him by the correct name.
Brandon Smith and James Nixon know the story by heart.
There was no question Saturday was "Family Night" in every sense of the word for sleepless father-of-two Mike Daniels.
Jordy Nelson still was noticeably absent from the Packers’ annual Family Night intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday night after sitting out of Friday’s practice with a knee injury.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy spoke following Friday night's practice at Ray Nitschke Field. Here are some highlights of his news conference:
The fundamentals prepare you for everything, but Patrick Lewis never saw this one coming.
The NFL’s new rule prohibiting ball carriers in the open field from striking an opponent with the crown of their helmet would have been called only three times last year, referee Bill Vinovich said Friday.
A.J. Hawk’s recently restructured contract wasn’t the only topic on the Green Bay Packers’ eight-year linebacker hit while meeting with the media on Friday.
A.J. Hawk has learned a lot from the hundreds of players who have come and gone in the Green Bay Packers’ locker room during his seven years with the organization.
As much as Mason Crosby is competing with Giorgio Tavecchio for the Green Bay Packers’ kicking job, the biggest factor in whether Crosby will be back for a seventh season with the team largely remains himself.
Aaron Rodgers isn’t getting any younger, but became a whole lot more expensive this offseason when the Green Bay Packers inked the MVP quarterback to a five-year, $110 million extension.
Terrell Manning never expected to return for training camp and see Desmond Bishop’s nearby locker completely vacant, awaiting a new tenant.
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy wasn't happy with the sloppy play and muffed snaps during Thursday's practice.