Green Bay Packers
Oct 10, 2011 01:21 EDT
(Reuters) - Aaron Rodgers had to stay patient as Green Bay struggled to get going against Atlanta in the NFL on Sunday but the quarterback finally broke free of the Falcons' pass rush to lead the Packers to a 25-14 victory that maintained their perfect start to the season.
Oct 09, 2011 20:00 EDT
Local celebrity and "Peepshow" star Holly Madison recently took out a $1 million insurance policy on her breasts with Lloyd's of London insurance company, according to People.com. Madison isn't the first celebrity to have her fake assets insured. Country singer Dolly Parton took out a $600,000 policy in the 1970s that is worth more than $3 million in today's money. Whether Madison's policy purchase was a publicity stunt or necessary protection of her personal inventory, her celebrity power jumped a few points when the news buzzed around the world last week. Here's a look at other celebrities with Las Vegas ties who have purchased body-part insurance:
Oct 06, 2011 19:08 EDT
(Reuters) - The Atlanta Falcons have revenge and Aaron Rodgers on their mind when they face the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC divisional playoff game.
Oct 06, 2011 18:56 EDT
Nine months after leading the Green Bay Packers to a lopsided victory at Atlanta on their way to a Super Bowl title, Aaron Rodgers is guiding the unbeaten squad back into the Falcons' nest.
Oct 04, 2011 18:00 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In 2011 in America, what passes for a revolution is a frightening tangle of wires, power strips, routers and gas generators underneath a canopy in the center of a park.
Oct 03, 2011 18:56 EDT
(Reuters) - The Green Bay Packers, the first team to repeat as Super Bowl winners back in the 1960s, are showing signs they have the talent and the depth to go all the way again this season.
Oct 03, 2011 01:37 EDT
The Detroit Lions, once NFL laughing stocks, staged another scintillating rally, erasing a 24-point second-half deficit to beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-30 and remain unbeaten.
Oct 02, 2011 20:53 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Detroit Lions erased a 24-point deficit to stun the Dallas Cowboys 34-30 Sunday and join the Green Bay Packers as the only undefeated teams in the National Football League (NFL).
Oct 01, 2011 17:59 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - For years, the only September race that held any interest for Milwaukee Brewers fans was a sprint between the team's famous sausage mascots before the bottom of the sixth inning of every home game.
Sep 30, 2011 13:13 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In the United States, Autumn means American football and the fans who pack the NFL stadiums will likely fortify themselves for games at traditional pre-game "tailgate" parties held in the parking lot.
Sep 29, 2011 16:45 EDT
The Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions, once American football's laughing stocks, enter the fourth week of the NFL season undefeated and undeniably the surprise teams of the young season.
Sep 29, 2011 15:55 EDT
(Reuters) - The New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens clash in Week Four of the National Football League (NFL) season and while the teams have much in common there is a sense of rivalry fired by Jets head coach, and former Raven, Rex Ryan.
Sep 27, 2011 18:45 EDT
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The company that makes the iconic foam "cheesehead" hats favored by Green Bay Packer football fans got one removed from an image of the Grim Reaper on an anti-cheese billboard, the billboard sponsor said on Tuesday.
Sep 27, 2011 17:22 EDT
ORCHARD PARK, New York (Reuters) - The hour-long backup at the border connecting Canada to the United States early on a sunny Sunday morning offered a hint that something was happening in Buffalo.
Sep 27, 2011 13:45 EDT
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell wants a little snow to fall on the 2014 Super Bowl, the first outdoor cold-weather edition of a championship spectacle typically played in warm cities or indoors.
Sep 27, 2011 02:53 EDT
Tony Romo shrugged off a broken rib to move Dallas into position for six field goals by rookie kicker Dan Bailey as the Cowboys edged arch-rival Washington 18-16 in an NFL thriller.
Sep 26, 2011 20:03 EDT
(Reuters) - Industrial America needs something to cheer about in the current economy and, with their surprising starts, the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions are bringing some welcome pride to the rust belt cities.
Sep 26, 2011 09:14 EDT
Rian Lindell booted a game-winning 28-yard field goal as the clock expired, allowing Buffalo to snap a run of 15 losses to New England in a row as the Bills beat the Patriots 34-31.
Sep 25, 2011 20:14 EDT
MIAMI (Reuters) - The Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions both staged thrilling comebacks to extend their winning starts to the National Football League (NFL) season on Sunday while the Green Bay Packers overcame rivals Chicago to maintain their perfect record.
Sep 25, 2011 02:57 EDT
The last time Green Bay and Chicago met at Soldier Field, the Packers booked a berth in Super Bowl 45 and the Bears impressive playoff run was over.