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  • Green Bay Packers fans haven't had the best of times over the past two seasons, but things could change as they enter the 2019 campaign.
  • The beer buddies are the top two, but the third name might be slightly surprising.
  • The Green Bay Packers have some major questions to answer if they hope to break their two-year playoff drought.
  • Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers nearly came up six throws short of the NFL record for the most consecutive pass attempts without an interception. But after Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones dropped a ball that practically hit him between the numbers on his jersey, Rodgers successfully threw on. On his third pass attempt of the second half, he tied Tom Brady's NFL record with his 358th straight pass without an interception. On his next throw, he broke it.
  • Aaron Rodgers wore a Santa Monica Fire Department hat after the Green Bay Packers' Nov. 11 win over the Miami Dolphins to show support for those impacted by the California fires. Ten days later, the Packers quarterback announced he's donating $1 million to help those in his home state. "In Northern California, where I was born and raised, the city of Paradise burned to the ground, and many of the residents who got out are now displaced to my hometown of Chico and across the north state," Rodgers said in a video posted on his Twitter account. "I personally reached out to my friends and the mayor of Chico to find out how to be of the most help. And raising money for both immediate needs and the long-term recovery is what is needed most right now."
  • The Packers got back a fourth-round pick in the 2019 draft for veteran safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
  • Two days after his colossal fumble, the Green Bay Packers traded running back Ty Montgomery to the Baltimore Ravens.
  • Saturday will be a big day for Aaron Rodgers. Or it won't. The Green Bay Packers quarterback may try to practice Saturday in the team's final workout before Sunday's game against Minnesota, but even if he doesn't, coach Mike McCarthy would have no trouble playing him against the Vikings.
  • Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have agreed to a record-breaking four-year, $134 million extension that could be worth up to $180 million in total money, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Rodgers is expected to sign the deal at some point Wednesday, a source told Schefter. The deal would run through the 2023 season, when Rodgers will turn 40 years old.
  • The Green Bay Packers will kick off their 100th season of football on Sept. 9 against the Chicago Bears, and they will turn 100 years old on Aug. 11, 2019. Here are 100 things to know about one of the NFL's most storied franchises:
  • Aaron Rodgers turns 35 in December, his 14th NFL season. If the Green Bay Packers quarterback has his way, he'd play five more seasons beyond 2018. Rodgers told NBC Sports' Peter King playing until he's 40 remains the goal.
  • The Green Bay Packers are expected to sign former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham when the free-agent signing period begins Wednesday. They're also cutting Jordy Nelson.
  • Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy and General Manager Brian Gutekunst had extensive sessions with the media on Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Here are some news and notes from Day 1 in Indianapolis.
  • The first day of coaching and executive availability at the scouting combine always provides a few worthwhile tidbits as we head into free agency. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst’s thoughts on getting an Aaron Rodgers deal done this offseason will slide under the radar amid cuts and retirements but could end up being the most significant development of the 2018 calendar year—far beyond whoever signs short-term free-agent deals this spring.
  • Danica Patrick's heart is racing for Aaron Rodgers. Patrick, a Chicago Bears fan, confirmed Monday she is dating the Green Bay Packers quarterback. "Yes, Aaron and I are dating," Patrick told The Associated Press. Rodgers split from actress Olivia Munn in 2017 after a three-year relationship. Patrick in late November ended a five-year relationship with fellow NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  • The Green Bay Packers' coaching changes weren't limited to the defensive side of the ball. After deciding to fire defensive coordinator Dom Capers, inside linebackers coach Scott McCurley and defensive line coach Mike Trgovac, the Packers also have chosen to move on from offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett and quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Rob Demovsky.
  • While winning at Lambeau Field means a lot to the Minnesota Vikings, the NFC North champions have bigger goals in mind. A first-round playoff bye is well within reach, and could be secured as soon as Sunday. The Vikings took care of business on their end with a 16-0 victory Saturday night over the injury-depleted Green Bay Packers, the team’s first shutout in 24 years. Having already clinched the division title, Minnesota (12-3) can wrap up a first-round bye if the Carolina Panthers lose or tie on Sunday against Tampa Bay.
  • Multiple teams complained to the NFL last week that the Packers violated the rules regarding players who are eligible to be placed on injured reserve -- and that Green Bay should have to release quarterback Aaron Rodgers as a result, league sources told ESPN. NFL rules stipulate that a player needs to have suffered a new injury that would sideline him at least six weeks to be placed on injured reserve. If that is not the case, the team is obligated to release the player once he is healthy.
  • The CT scan results were not black and white. The decision for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to take the field Sunday against the Carolina Panthers after a broken collarbone wasn't simple. Instead, a variety of experts weighed in -- medical people, Packers personnel, his agents and the quarterback himself -- to inform the decision that led to the return of one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.
  • Aaron Rodgers has been medically cleared to return from a broken right collarbone. The Green Bay Packers quarterback made it official on Tuesday night, the eve of the first practice in advance of Sunday's game at Carolina. Rodgers made the announcement in an Instagram post after a long day of discussion with medical personnel led by team physician Dr. Pat McKenzie.