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The choice to use Thanksgiving to promote the name change stemmed from the historical origins of the holiday.
Matt Flynn had been expected to start, but after Rodgers practiced Tuesday, there had still been a slim-to-none chance Rodgers would play.
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“If I am blackballed from the NFL for not abiding by the structure or business model of being politically correct or being afraid … then so be it,” Jackson said.
“If you told us at the beginning of the season we’d be first place in Thanksgiving we’d have five games to play, an opportunity to go win our division, I think we’d relish that opportunity,” Schwartz added, “and we’re going to.”
So much quarterback drama with the Packers.
When reporters inquired Monday whether such a meeting took place, Stafford said it did not and that it did not need to.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy says the chances of quarterback Aaron Rodgers playing Thursday at Detroit are “slim to none.”
Linebacker Clay Matthews didn’t feel like celebrating after the Packers could only muster a tie with the Minnesota Vikings despite rallying from a late 16-point deficit.
The Packers don’t experience slumps like this too often. At least they know what’s causing the losing.
The Detroit Lions announced today that 1,000 paperless Standing Room Only tickets for their Thanksgiving Day game against the Green Bay Packers November 28 will go on sale Tuesday, November 12 at 10 AM ET.