Maybe it?s even more surprising that a Green Bay Packers superstar and two Chicago Bears fans would get along so easily. Kendra Meinert of the Green Bay Press-Gazette wrote about a fun celebrity encounter between†Julia Nicoll, her 11-year-old son Peter and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Nicoll, from Mount Prospect, Illinois, took her son to look at holiday decorations in downtown Chicago on Nov. 11.
After missing two games due to a sprained MCL, running back Aaron Jones was back on the practice field for the Green Bay Packers on Wednesday. Jones still hasn?t been cleared to play this weekend against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, though getting back on the practice field is a key first step. The bigger question may be what will the Packers do at running back once Jones is ready to go?
Eli Manning has passed for 2,411 yards including 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions during the Giants? lost 2017 season. The New York Giants will bench Eli Manning for Sunday?s game against the Oakland Raiders, ending the veteran quarterback?s streak of 210 consecutive regular-season starts that dates back to his rookie season in 2004. Giants coach Ben McAdoo said the team will start Geno Smith, the fifth-year signal-caller who joined the team in March after four seasons with the New York Jets, adding that rookie Davis Webb could see action during the final games of a season that began with great promise but has since descended into disaster.
After reaching the NFC Championship Game last year, there were the usual high expectations surrounding the Green Bay Packers. After finishing 9-7 last season to post their first winning record since 2010, expectations were higher than normal for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Packers were 4-1 before Aaron Rodgers went down with a broken collarbone.
The Green Bay Packers will not risk prolonging Aaron Rodgers' absence by rushing him back into training as he recovers from a†broken collarbone. Although the veteran quarterback was seen throwing†during pre-game warm-ups on Sunday at Heinz Field ahead of the loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, coach†Mike McCarthy is not pushing him to practice before he is ready. ?We?ll see,? McCarthy said when asked if Rodgers will participate in practice this week.
The New York Giants announced Tuesday that the team would†bench star quarterback Eli Manning. Coach Ben McAdoo said backup quarterback Geno Smith would start in place of Manning as the team tries to revive a losing season. Manning has started in 210 consecutive regular-season games, a streak that?s second only to former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre.
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