NFC North Team Schecules

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CHICAGO BEARS

Sept. 9 at Green Bay Packers, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 17 vs. Seattle Seahawks, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Sept. 23 at Arizona Cardinals, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 -- BYE

Oct. 14 at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 21 vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 28 vs. New York Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 4 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 11 vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 18 vs. Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 22 at Detroit Lions (Thanksgiving), 12:30 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 9 vs. Los Angeles Rams, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 16 vs. Green Bay Packers, 1: p.m (FOX)

Dec. 23 at San Francisco 49ers, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 30 at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. (FOX)


DETROIT LIONS

Sept. 10 vs. New York Jets (Mon), 7:10 p.m.(ESPN)

Sept. 16 at San Francisco 49ers, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 23 vs. New England Patriots, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 30 at Dallas Cowboys, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 7 vs. Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 14 -- BYE

Oct. 21 at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 28 vs. Seattle Seahawks, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 4 at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 11 at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 18 vs. Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 22 vs. Chicago Bears (Thanksgiving), 12:30 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 2 vs. Los Angeles Rams, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 9 at Arizona Cardinals, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 16 at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 23 vs. Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 30 at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m. (FOX)


GREEN BAY PACKERS

Sept. 9 vs. Chicago Bears, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Sept. 16 vs. Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 23 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 30 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Oct. 7 at Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 15 vs. San Francisco 49ers, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Oct. 21 -- BYE

Oct. 28 at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 4 at New England Patriots, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 11 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1:00 p.m. (CBS)

Nov. 15 at Seattle Seahawks, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Nov. 25 at Minnesota Vikings, 8:20 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 2 vs. Arizona Cardinals, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 9 vs. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 16 at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 23 at New York Jets, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 30 vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX)


MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Sept. 9 vs. San Francisco 49ers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 16 at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Sept. 23 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Sept. 27 at Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)

Oct. 7 at Philadelphia Eagles, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 14 vs. Arizona Cardinals, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 21 at New York Jets, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Oct. 28 vs. New Orleans Saints, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 4 vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Nov. 11 -- BYE

Nov. 18 at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. (NBC)

Nov. 25 vs. Green Bay Packers, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Dec. 2 at New England Patriots, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 10 at Seattle Seahawks (Mon), 8:15 P.M. (ESPN)

Dec. 16 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS)

Dec. 23 at Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX)

Dec. 30 vs. Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. (FOX)


Sunday night games in Weeks 5-16 subject to change; Week 17 game TBD


Chicago Bears News

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Bears waive Elliott Fry; kicking battle remains open

 

The Chicago Bears waived kicker Elliott Fry after a lengthy kicking competition this offseason for the starting job. Matt Nagy says the kicker battle remains open.

 

Nagy: Mitch Trubisky 'way past' 2018 in reading Ds

 

Mitchell Trubisky struggled at times last season reading defenses but head coach Matt Nagy believes the Chicago Bears quarterback has improved greatly in that area.

 

Bears' Eddy Pineiro exhausted by constant scrutiny

 

The competition between Chicago Bears kickers Eddy Pineiro and Elliott Fry continues this preseason, with Pineiro admitting that the constant scrutiny is "exhausting."

 

Rivera iced Elliott Fry to 'help' Bears' kicking search

 

With the Bears still looking for a new kicker, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he iced Chicago's Elliott Fry on a 43-yard field goal just before halftime of Thursday's preseason opener to "help" his former team.

 

Cam Newton not playing Panthers' preseason opener

 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Tuesday that quarterback Cam Newton will not play in the team's preseason opener Thursday against the Bears.

 

Training Camp Buzz: Redskins release QB depth chart

 

Washington offered its first, albeit all-too-early glimpse at the state of the quarterback competition, as the Redskins released their first unofficial depth chart on Sunday.

 

Khalil Mack senses urgency: Bears 'gotta win now'

 

Khalil Mack enters his second season with the Chicago Bears with high expectations and the NFL's preeminent defender already feels the clock ticking.

 

Roundup: Seahawks first-rounder Collier carted off

 

First-round defensive end L.J. Collier suffered what is believed to be a high ankle sprain during Seattle Seahawks training camp Tuesday and is likely to miss the entire preseason.

 

Khalil Mack on Bears: 'Hungrier than we were last year'

 

In his first season in Chicago, linebacker Khalil Mack recorded 12.5 sacks in 14 games as the Bears marched to the NFC North crown. This season, he says the team wants more.

 

Bears will monitor other teams' kicking competitions

 

General manager Ryan Pace says the Chicago Bears are keeping their options open at kicker, including the training camp battle between Elliott Fry and Eddy Pineiro.

 

SB win in the past for Bears' Cordarrelle Patterson

 

Bears wideout and returner Cordarrelle Patterson was recently asked how it felt to be a Super Bowl Champion, and the former Patriot was quick to let everyone know the win is behind him.

 

Matt Nagy excited for Bears to be in prime position

 

Second-year coach Matt Nagy is plenty excited that his Bears will be playing in prime time on five occasions. "You want to have as many prime time games as possible," he said on Total Access.

 


Detroit Lions News

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Matthew Stafford on getting rest days: 'I'm not 21'

 

After taking almost an entire week off from throwing, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford insists that he feels fine physically and the break was just planned maintenance.

 

Lions sign QB Josh Johnson after Tom Savage injury

 

The Detroit Lions signed veteran quarterback Josh Johnson on Saturday. The move comes following backup QB Tom Savage's head injury suffered in Thursday's preseason game.

 

Lions WR Kenny Golladay: 'I can be a 100-catch guy'

 

Kenny Golladay is coming off a 1,000-yard season. He believes he's good for a 100-catch season, too. The Lions wide receiver has already become Matthew Stafford's go-to target before his third year.

 

Lions release RB Theo Riddick after six seasons

 

After six seasons in the Motor City, Theo Riddick's stay has run out of gas. The Detroit Lions are releasing the pass-catching back, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday morning.

 

Lions finalize deal with ex-Packers DL Mike Daniels

 

Mike Daniels is staying in the NFC North. Just two days after being released by the Green Bay Packers, Daniels finalized a deal to join the Detroit Lions, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport reported.

 

Darius Slay to report to Lions camp Wednesday

 

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay skipped mandatory minicamp last month but is expected to report to training camp with the rest of his teammates on Wednesday, according to Ian Rapoport.

 

Report: Agent for Slay, Harrison meeting with Lions

 

Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for Lions cornerback Darius Slay and defensive tackle Damon Harrison, is set to meet with Detroit brass this week, per a local report.

 

Golden Tate: Stafford is 'best QB I've played with'

 

Giants wide receiver Golden Tate spent nearly five seasons in Detroit before getting traded, but his affinity for Lions QB Matthew Stafford was realized this week when reflecting on his time in the Motor City.

 

Ex-Lions S Glover Quin to retire after 10 seasons in NFL

 

Glover Quin is retiring from football after 10 seasons in the NFL. The former Lions safety hadn't missed a start the last nine years, and finishes an underrated career at the age of 33.

 

Matthew Stafford played through broken back in '18

 

On the most recent edition of his podcast, Detroit Lions reporter Mike O'Hara revealed some details on the injury quarterback Matthew Stafford sustained toward the end of the 2018 campaign.

 

Lions cut TE Roberts after trade with Pats is voided

 

The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after their trade with the New England Patriots was voided. Roberts played two seasons in Detroit and compiled 146 yards receiving.

 

Lions' Darius Slay on possible camp holdout: 'We'll see'

 

After missing mandatory minicamp, Lions cornerback Darius Slay wouldn't hint at his plans for training camp in July as he said, "We'll see. Time will tell."

 


Green Bay Packers News

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LaFleur: Not a 'necessity' to see Rodgers in preseason

 

Aaron Rodgers' debut under first-year coach Matt LaFleur was put on hold Thursday and might wait until after the preseason. Aa-Rod sat out the Packers' loss to the Ravens because of back tightness.

 

Aaron Rodgers (tight back) misses preseason debut

 

Our first glimpse of Aaron Rodgers taking live snaps in Matt LaFleur's offense will have to wait at least another week. Rodgers is being held out of Thursday's game due to back tightness.

 

Packers TE Jimmy Graham: 'Everybody thinks I'm old'

 

Jimmy Graham didn't produce as expected in his first season with the Packers. With people now counting him out, the veteran TE believes he'll have more opportunities to deliver in Matt LaFleur's offense.

 

Aaron Rodgers in 'infancy' of Matt LaFleur's offense

 

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers expresses his excitement and optimism for head coach Matt LaFleur's offense. Rodgers says he feels good about the offense and the possibilities for Green Bay in 2019.

 

Stunner! Packers parting ways with Mike Daniels

 

In a surprising move from Green Bay, it is releasing defensive lineman Mike Daniels, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Wednesday per a source informed of the decision.

 

Packers 'were aggressive' in pursuing Khalil Mack

 

Packers team president Mark Murphy revealed during the club's Hall of Fame Golf Outing the reasoning why the Raiders spurned his team in favor of the Bears in the Khalil Mack deal.

 

DeShone Kizer sees beyond Packers backup role

 

Although his first two years in the NFL may suggest a career already down for the count, Green Bay Packers quarterback DeShone Kizer wants to make it clear that no one should count him out.

 

Davante Adams: Geronimo Allison could be 'dangerous'

 

With new head coach Matt LaFleur in Green Bay, Packers wide receiver Davante Adams thinks teammate Geronimo Allison is due to break out in LaFleur's offensive system.

 

Cobb: Packers an 'ex-girlfriend that broke up with you'

 

Veteran wide receiver Randall Cobb said the transition from the Packers to the Cowboys has been great thus far, even if it wasn't one he initially wished to make.

 

Brett Favre: Let QB Aaron Rodgers 'play his game'

 

Aaron Rodgers and Matt LaFleur's playing and coaching philosophies are seemingly at odds in Green Bay. One Packers legend suggests a solution: Let Rodgers do his thing.

 

Packers claim ex-Lions TE Roberts after voided trade

 

Less than a week after failing his physical in New England and then being released by the Lions, Roberts is headed to an NFC North rival in Green Bay.

 

Packers to honor Bart Starr with decal, events

 

The Green Bay Packers announced Friday that they will honor the memory of legendary quarterback Bart Starr with a series of tributes, including a No.15 helmet decal.

 

Aaron Rodgers wants to throw to Davante Adams more

 

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says he would like to throw the ball to receiver Davante Adams more this season. Rodgers targeted Adams 169 times in 2018, second-most in the NFL.

 

Matt LaFleur 'in recovery mode' after Achilles surgery

 

Packers coach Matt LaFleur offered an injury update ... on himself. The first-year skipper, who tore his Achilles last Wednesday while playing basketball, told reporters that he is "in recovery mode now."

 


Minnesota Vikings News

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Ravens trade kicker Kaare Vedvik to Vikings for pick

 

Three days after Kaare Vedvik's lights-out preseason performance, the Ravens announced Sunday they traded the 25-year-old special-teamer to the Vikings in exchange for a fifth-round pick.

 

Kirk Cousins complaining about Bradbury's sweating

 

No one is saying Minnesota Vikings first-round rookie Garrett Bradbury has a problem with preparation. Perspiration, on the other hand...

 

Full offseason bodes well for Vikings' Cousins, Rudolph

 

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins knows he needs to get Kyle Rudolph more involved, as the tight end also knows he provides a different target than the signal-caller's seen from tight ends in the past.

 

Kirk Cousins: Vikes can be 'explosive' with play-action

 

Kirk Cousins and the Vikings offense are going in a different direction in 2019, on the field and on the drawing board. The QB hopes that utilizing play-action and his mobility will open things up.

 

Vikings CB Holton Hill suspended additional four games

 

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Holton Hill suffered another offseason setback Tuesday in the form of a second four-game suspension. The second-year CB will now be eligible to return in October.

 

Vikings RB Roc Thomas suspended three games

 

The Vikings will be without one of their RBs for the first bit of the 2019 season. Roc Thomas was suspended three games by the NFL on Tuesday for violating the league's policy on substances of abuse.

 

Kyle Rudolph's extension clears $4M in cap space

 

The Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph agreed on a four-year, $36 million extension Monday night, per NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. The new deal clears $4 million in 2019 cap space for Minnesota.

 

Kubiak: Garrett Bradbury to be Vikings' starting center

 

In an effort to reconfigure an offensive line that struggled in 2018, the Minnesota Vikings drafted Garrett Bradbury with their first-round pick and now the rookie finds himself anchoring the line at the Center position.

 

Vikings COO Kevin Warren named Big Ten commissioner

 

Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren was named commissioner of the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday.

 

Kyle Rudolph: 'There's a way' to stay with Vikings

 

In an interview with NFL Total Access on Wednesday, Kyle Rudolph said that he is optimistic that a deal can be reached between his team and the Vikings to ensure his future in Minnesota.

 

Vikings' Kirk Cousins already a fan of Garrett Bradbury

 

It hasn't taken long at all for Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins to let it be known he hopes rookie center Garrett Bradbury is around in Minnesota for a long time to come.

 

Vikings hire ex-kicker Nate Kaeding as consultant

 

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has seen kickers come and go since arriving in 2014. To help combat the instability, the Vikings have hired former NFL kicker Nate Kaeding as a consultant.

 

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes appreciates Zimmer criticism

 

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes was under scrutiny from coach Mike Zimmer during this past season, but the six-year veteran has owned up to his poor play in 2018 and looks to fix it going forward.

 

Kyle Rudolph says Vikings offered five-year extension

 

Tight end Kyle Rudolph confirmed a report that the Vikings recently offered him a five-year contract extension and his agent and the team are currently working through the situation.