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Aaron Rodgers and his Packers are primed for another Monday night

GREEN BAY, WIS.—Aaron Rodgers loves playing on Monday night. Growing up in Northern California, Rodgers would watch the long-running “Monday Night Football” games, hum the theme song and dream of being a part of the prime-time show. “When you’re also a lover of the game and historian of the game, and you grew up watching…

Eagles pick off Rodgers’ late pass to seal win against Packers

GREEN BAY, WIS.— Craig James was on the practice squad at the beginning of the week. The short-handed Philadelphia Eagles promoted the second-year undrafted cornerback to the active roster two days before the prime-time matchup in Green Bay. James responded by making the game-winning play in the 34-27 win over the Packers on Thursday night.…

Packers beat Bears at their own game in NFL season opener

CHICAGO—The Monsters of the Midway showed up for the NFL’s season opener. They were wearing gold, green and white. In a defensive battle also marked by sloppy offence and penalties, the Packers used the Bears’ usual trademark, a staunch D, and just enough from Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night to kick off the league’s 100th…