Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings due to the left knee injury he suffered in the opener against the Chicago Bears. "Aaron's getting better," Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Friday. Whether or not Rodgers will be a participant remains unknown.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings due to the left knee injury he suffered in the opener against the Chicago Bears. "Aaron's getting better," Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Friday. Whether or not Rodgers will be a participant remains unknown.

COMMENTARY | Continuing a frustrating trend established in Week 1, the Washington Redskins once again put themselves in a hole they were unable to climb out from in their Week 2 38-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
COMMENTARY | Continuing a frustrating trend established in Week 1, the Washington Redskins once again put themselves in a hole they were unable to climb out from in their Week 2 38-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
(Reuters) - Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers sliced up the Washington Redskins' defense while new dad Joe Flacco led the reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens to a hard-fought win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Rodgers soared to a career-high 480 yards passing and four touchdowns and running back James Starks added 132 yards and a touchdown rushing as the Packers dominated the visiting Redskins 38-20, leading 31-0 at one point. "I didn't feel great before the game," Rodgers told reporters. ...
* Rodgers throws for career-high 480 yards * Chiefs surprise Cowboys to go to 2-0 * Texans outlast Titans in overtime (adds late games) Sept 15 (Reuters) - Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers sliced up the Washington Redskins' defense while new dad Joe Flacco led the reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens to a hard-fought win against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Rodgers soared to a career-high 480 yards passing and four touchdowns and running back James Starks added 132 yards and a touchdown rushing as the Packers dominated the visiting Redskins 38-20, leading 31-0 at one point. ...
Sept 13 (The Sports Xchange) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews were fined by the NFL on Friday as a result of hits over the weekend. Goldson drew a $30,000 fine for "unnecessarily striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area" during the second quarter of Sunday's 18-17 loss to the New York Jets. Goldson was penalized for committing a personal foul after hitting Jets tight end Jeff Cumberland. Matthews was fined $15,000 for his late hit against San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. ...
Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews were hit with fines by the NFL on Friday as a result of hits over the weekend.
COMMENTARY | Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has led the franchise to four straight playoff appearances, including a win in Super Bowl XLV in 2010 and two consecutive division titles the last two seasons.
Monday was a fairly quiet day in the NFL, right up until word broke that the Green Bay Packers were going to sign Vince Young to a one-year contract . Young won't start in Green Bay, if he even makes the 53-man roster, but the signing does make some sense. The Packers open the season against the San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins, two offenses that utilize the read-option. Young could help the defense prepare for those meetings. • Over the weekend, the Oakland Raiders announced that kicker Sebastian Janikowski and long-snapper Jon Condo had signed multi-year contract extensions. According to a source with knowledge of the contract details, here's how the Janikowski and Condo deals break down: • In terms of new money, Janikowski's extension is worth $15.1 million over four years ($3.775 million per year). Total value of his contract is $18.9 million over five seasons, with $8 million guaranteed. Signing bonus : $1.8 million Base salaries/Cap numbers : 2013 : $3.5 million (fully guaranteed) / $4.9 million 2014 : $2.7 million (fully guaranteed) / $3.06 million 2015 : $3.25 million / $3.61 million 2016 : $3.6 million / $3.96 million 2017 : $4.05 million / $4.41 million • Under his previous contract, Condo was due $1.2 million in 2013. Condo will now earn $1.55 million this season in an extension that includes $3.2 million in new money and will pay out $4.4 million over the next four seasons, with $1.7 million guaranteed. Signing bonus : $710,000 Base salaries/Cap numbers 2013 : $840,000 (fully guaranteed) / $1,125,833 2014 : $900,000 ($150,000 fully guaranteed) / $1,077,500 2015 : $950,000 / $1,127,500 2016 : $1 million / $1,177,500 • San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis underwent surgery on his fractured right hand , ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports. Willis is not expected to miss any time in the regular season. • Injury situations continue to mount on the Denver Broncos. Right tackle Orlando Franklin injured his hip on Monday, the Denver Post reports. Joel Dreessen, the team's No. 1 tight end, will miss three-to-four weeks after undergoing knee surgery.

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