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Aaron Rodgers Just Signed Biggest Deal in NFL History

Quarterback agrees to 4-year, $200M deal with the Green Bay Packers

(Newser) - Aaron Rodgers has had a controversial and downright strange year. This should make him feel better: The 38-year-old quarterback has signed a four-year, $200 million deal with the Green Bay Packers, and that $50 million-a-year clip makes him the highest paid player in NFL history, reports CBS Sports . Ian Rapoport...

Aaron Rodgers Explains That Instagram Post

He says rush of gratitude followed 12-day cleanse

(Newser) - Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday that there was nothing cryptic about a Monday Instagram post that led to plenty of speculation about his future with the Green Bay Packers. "There's nothing cryptic about gratitude," the star quarterback told the Pat McAfee Show , explaining that his "Monday Night...

Aaron Rodgers Is Going Through Some Things Online

Green Bay QB gushes over ex Shailene Woodley, leaves 'cryptic' hints on NFL future

(Newser) - Aaron Rodgers and fiancee Shailene Woodley reportedly split up last week, but it seems the Green Bay Packers quarterback is still processing his feelings, and in a very public way. He also may have dropped a hint about his uncertain NFL future. Page Six reports that the 38-year-old posted an...

Aaron Rodgers' Toe Is Now the Subject of Discussion

He made a quip about 'COVID toe,' then clarified it definitely wasn't that

(Newser) - If you didn't expect to spend part of your week wondering about Aaron Rodgers' toe, welcome to the club. The Green Bay Packers quarterback's digit has been the subject of discussion since Tuesday, when Rodgers appeared on the Pat McAfee show and touched on the toe injury he...

Pay $300, and You Can Tell People You're an NFL Owner

Green Bay Packers selling stock in the team again, but buyers get 'bragging rights' only

(Newser) - The Green Bay Packers are selling stock in the team starting Tuesday, and interested parties can scoop up a share for $300 through February. The team spells out the details here , but the Wall Street Journal notes the giant asterisk involved. This isn't stock in the traditional sense. The...

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Packers Activate Rodgers

Quarterback is off the COVID list in time to play Sunday

(Newser) - The Green Bay Packers said Saturday they've activated Aaron Rodgers, meaning the star quarterback can play in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Rogers had been on the NFL's reserve/COVID-19 list since testing positive for the coronavirus last week. He was in quarantine for 10 days, CNN...

Aaron Rodgers: I Take 'Full Responsiblity' for Vaccine Remarks
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NFL Punishes Aaron Rodgers

News comes after he said he's an athlete, not an activist

(Newser) - Update: Aaron Rodgers has been fined by the NFL for violating the league's COVID-19 protocols. Another Green Bay Packers player, receiver Allen Lazard, was also fined for the same reason, CNN reports. They were found to have attended a Halloween party despite not being vaccinated. They were each fined...

State Farm: Rodgers Has Been a 'Great Ambassador'

But his ads for the firm haven't been airing much lately

(Newser) - State Farm is standing by Aaron Rodgers, with its words if not its actions. A company spokeswoman told USA Today Monday that the Green Bay Packers quarterback has been "a great ambassador for our company for much of the past decade," and while State Farm doesn't support...

Aaron Rodgers Loses Sponsorship Over Vaccine Views

Wisconsin's Prevea Health cuts ties

(Newser) - Update: Aaron Rodgers has lost a major sponsorship over his vaccination controversy . Prevea Health, a health care provider in Wisconsin, is cutting ties with the Green Bay QB, reports USA Today . Rogers tested positive for COVID after going unvaccinated, and in an interview Friday, he challenged the efficacy of the...

After Positive Test, Aaron Rodgers Is Under Fire
After Positive Test,
Aaron Rodgers Is Under Fire
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After Positive Test, Aaron Rodgers Is Under Fire

Packers QB claimed to be 'immunized,' but he wasn't vaccinated

(Newser) - When reporters asked Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in August if he'd been vaccinated, he said, "Yeah, I've been immunized," adding, "There's guys on the team that haven't been vaccinated. I think it's a personal decision." But on Wednesday, NFL....

Aaron Rodgers Giving Away $1M in Bitcoin

The Green Bay Packers quarterback announces partnership with CashApp

(Newser) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is investing in cryptocurrency in a big way. "I’m pumped to share that I’ve recently teamed with CashApp," he said in a video shared on Twitter on Monday, per Yahoo Sports . "They’ve enabled me to take part of...

Rodgers Gets Packers Humor From Contestant on Jeopardy!

Answer references a painful coach's decision during NFC championship game

(Newser) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers got quite the surprise in his first episode as a guest host of Jeopardy! Contestant Scott Shewfelt was stumped on the final question of the episode that aired Monday, the AP reports. He decided to reply by referencing a controversial Packers strategic decision in...

Jodie Foster Wins Award, Inexplicably Thanks Aaron Rodgers

There's actually a backstory, and it started with the Green Bay Packers QB

(Newser) - It started with a weird shoutout from Aaron Rodgers last month, when the MVP award was bestowed on him at the NFL Honors show and he thanked, of all people, Jodie Foster. When the topic was broached during Foster's appearance not long after on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show,...

After Untimely Fumble, Player Gets Death Threats

'You people are sick,' says Packers' Marquez Valdes-Scantling

(Newser) - Marquez Valdes-Scantling of the Green Bay Packers fumbled the ball in overtime Sunday, which led to his team's loss to Indianapolis. Apparently, even a pandemic and a volatile election weren't enough to help some fans keep things in perspective. "Death threats over a football game?" tweeted Valdes-Scantling...

Packers' 'Golden Boy' Was a Scoring Threat 4 Ways

Hall of Famer Paul Hornung won series of championships under Vince Lombardi

(Newser) - Paul Hornung, the dazzling "Golden Boy" of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn the team into an NFL dynasty, died Friday. He was 84 and lived in Louisville, the AP reports. "Paul was above all...

Ellen Sat Next to Dubya at a Football Game. Then, Backlash

After criticism, DeGeneres explained it's OK to be friends with people who have different beliefs

(Newser) - Celebrity, politics, and sports merged into one headline Monday after a flap over an NFL game that Ellen DeGeneres went to this weekend. The 61-year-old talk show host and her wife, Portia de Rossi, went to the Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers game on Sunday as the guest of Charlotte Jones,...

Packers Great Bart Starr Dies
Packers Great Bart Starr Dies
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Packers Great Bart Starr Dies

Quarterback led Green Bay to two Super Bowl victories

(Newser) - Bart Starr, the gentlemanly quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams of the 1960s whose sneak won the famed "Ice Bowl" in 1967, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Starr's death Sunday, citing his family, the AP reports. He had been...

Aaron Rodgers Suffers Potential Season-Ending Injury

Is it time to call in Colin Kaepernick?

(Newser) - The Green Bay Packers were having a great season right up to the first quarter of their game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. That's when the 4-1 division leaders saw the wheels come off. At the seven-minute mark of the game, Packers superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers was tackled as...

NFL Hands Down Punishment for Scary Hit on Packers Player

Bears' Danny Trevathan suspended for 2 games

(Newser) - The NFL has suspended Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan for two games for his frightening hit against Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams, the AP reports. The league announced the punishment on Saturday. Trevathan has three business days to appeal the suspension.

Big Talk After NFL Game: a Devastating Hit to the Head

Green Bay's Davante Adams hospitalized

(Newser) - The big chatter after Thursday night's game between the Packers and Bears wasn't about the national anthem, it was about a brutal hit to the head suffered by Green Bay's Davante Adams in the second half. The wide receiver was hospitalized, though "everything looks positive" after...

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