GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer’s first start since 2020 will come against a Green Bay Packers secondary that’s missing star cornerback Jaire Alexander.
The Packers included Alexander among their list of inactive players for Sunday afternoon’s game.
GREEN BAY PACKERS (13-5)
New faces: Special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, QB coach Tom Clements, WR Romeo Doubs, CB Keisean Nixon, P Pat O’Donnell, OLBs coach Jason Rebrovich, DL Jarran Reed, OT/OG Sean Rhyan, OL Zach Tom, LB Quay Walker, WR Sammy Watkins, WR Christian Watson, DL Devonte Wyatt.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Jaire Alexander took pride in the way his fellow Green Bay Packers cornerbacks thrived without him last season.
Now that Alexander is back from a shoulder injury that sidelined him for most of the 2021 regular season, he is eager to play alongside Eric Stokes and Rasul Douglas as part of a secondary that could rank among the NFL’s best.
Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander has agreed to terms on a four-year, $84 million contract extension with a $30 million signing bonus, a person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari is inactive for Saturday night’s NFC divisional playoff game with the San Francisco 49ers, leaving quarterback Aaron Rodgers without his veteran blind-side protector.
Aaron Rodgers didn’t seem perturbed after Green Bay closed the regular season with a 37-30 loss at Detroit that snapped a five-game winning streak, but had no bearing on its playoff position.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers found a way to earn the NFC’s top playoff seed even after injuries left them without a few of their top performers from last season.
Whether those guys will return in time for the postseason remains up in the air.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur says there’s a possibility three of his injured Pro Bowl players from last season could return to practice this week.
The Packers have been playing without 2020 All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari (knee) as well as cornerback Jaire Alexander (shoulder) and outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith (back).
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have placed Jaire Alexander on injured reserve, sidelining the cornerback for at least the next three games.
The Green Bay Packers are hoping 2020 Pro Bowl cornerback Jaire Alexander’s injured shoulder will heal on its own rather than needing season-ending surgery.
“It’s one of those things we’re going to let heal and see where it’s at down the line before making that determination (on surgery),” coach Matt LaFleur said on Friday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers continue to consult with specialists on 2020 Pro Bowl cornerback Jaire Alexander’s injured shoulder in hopes of avoiding season-ending surgery.
“We’re going to try to avoid that at all costs,” coach Matt LaFleur said after Wednesday’s practice.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Already accustomed to playing without their top pass rusher, the Green Bay Packers now must prepare for the likely absence of their best cornerback.
Jaire Alexander injured a shoulder in the second half of the Packers’ 27-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
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New faces: Defensive coordinator Joe Barry, LB De’Vondre Campbell, WR Randall Cobb, C Josh Myers OG Royce Newman, WR Amari Rodgers, CB Eric Stokes
Key losses: LB Christian Kirksey, C Corey Linsley, special teams coordinator Shawn Mennenga, defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, OT Rick Wagner, RB Jamaal Williams
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander already has climbed the mountain during his brief NFL career.
The first-round draft pick made the all-rookie team in 2018. He was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2019.
It’s still early, but to Mike Pettine, rookie cornerbacks Jaire Alexander and Josh Jackson can be ‘exceptional’ for Packers
GREEN BAY — Mike Pettine liked what he saw from top draft picks Jaire Alexander and Josh Jackson almost immediately. But the Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator didn’t realize his two rookie cornerbacks would be as good as they’ve been through two games.
State Journal columnist Tom Oates grades the Green Bay Packers' performance in their 29-29 tie with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
Despite limited mobility, Aaron Rodgers did what he could and threw the ball well.