Packers 42, Saints 34: Packers Start Game and Season Strong

The Packers used a breathlessly fast tempo to build an early lead on the Saints, showcasing the precision of Aaron Rodgers’s passes and the wealth of weapons at his disposal.

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    Clay Matthews has signed a long-term extension with the Packers, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware. More
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  • Saints honor Dez Bryant; NFL monitors Week 10 wildfires; Packers and Cowboys desperate to win
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    11/11/2018 - 5:29 am | View Link
  • SHANE DUNAWAY'S WEEK 10 NFL PICKS: Packers will keep playoff hopes alive against Miami (opinion)
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    11/11/2018 - 2:10 am | View Link
  • NFL picks, Week 10: Saints, Packers and Chiefs should cruise this week
    Our panel of experts is here with can’t miss picks for every game ... the season and teams start to reveal who they are. Along those lines, it suggests too how a handful of teams have come to dominate ...
    11/11/2018 - 1:05 am | View Link
  • Dougherty: Packers must weigh risk-reward with Mike McCarthy on the hot seat
    With only one year left on his contract and a 3-4-1 record halfway through his 13th season with the Green Bay Packers, McCarthy ... played in the AFC title game two years ago, and after a shaky a 1-2- ...
    11/10/2018 - 2:45 am | View Link
  • Week 10 NFL picks straight up: Eagles bury Cowboys; Packers handle Dolphins
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    11/8/2018 - 1:24 pm | View Link
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  • No Fake Spike II, but Packers need something to restart ...
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- After everything that has dogged the Green Bay Packers in their 3-4-1 start to the season, they would gladly take the kind of easy victory that’s expected of them as a 9.5 ...
    11/9/2018 - 7:59 am | View Website
  • Packers put in request to start 2018 season at home
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    11/7/2018 - 7:50 pm | View Website
  • A Rough Start to the 2018 Season for the Green Bay Packers ...
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    11/7/2018 - 12:23 am | View Website
  • Packers escape defeat again, start season 1-0-1
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    11/1/2018 - 7:09 pm | View Website
  • How Packers can fix Aaron Rodgers' apparent rift with Mike ...
    Packers president Mark Murphy should be ordering quarterback Aaron Rodgers and coach Mike McCarthy into his office for a clear-the-air meeting.
    10/2/2018 - 3:27 pm | View Website
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