Packers News: Packers Waive TE Colt Lyerla But….

The Green Bay Packers have reportedly released ┬árookie tight end Colt Lyerla, but that’s far from the end of the story. According to Paul Imig of FOX Sports, Lyerlas was told he will be waived by the Packers and if/once he clears waivers, he will put on injured reserve, thus ending his rookie season. Lyerla […]

Packers News: Matthews says he will “definitely” play vs. Lions

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews tweaked his hamstring in Green Bay’s Week 3 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, but the four-time Pro Bowler told reporters Thursday that he will “definitely” play Sunday against the Detroit Lions. After being a full participant at Thursday’s practice, head coach Mike McCarthy was encouraged about Matthews’ prospects for Sunday. “He […]

Packers News: Matthews fined $15,000 for hit on Kaepernick

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $15,000 for his hit on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in last Sunday’s season opener, according to NFL Network’s Albert Breer. Following Matthews’ hit on Kaepernick near the sideline, chaos ensued after the whistle, prompting 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh to open his mouth. “I could see two punches […]

Packers News: Tavecchio released, team down to two kickers

Just one day after signing street free agent Zach Ramirez, the Green Bay Packers have released kicker Giorgio Tavecchio. Incumbent kicker Mason Crosby has, again, had an up-and-down, left-and-right summer, and it seems the Packers are determined to provide some competition for Crosby all the way up to the regular season. Still, despite his inconsistency, […]

Packers News: Morgan Burnett signs contract extension

The Green Bay Packers have reached an agreement with safety Morgan Burnett on a four-year contract extension worth $24.75 million, according to Ian Rapoport via Twitter. Burnett’s deal includes $8.25 million guaranteed. Following the 2012-13 season, the Packers entered the offseason in hopes of signing several players to contract extensions. The team locked up Clay […]