• Green Bay holds on to beat Akron 66-63

    ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Khalil Small made a key 3-pointer with 3:30 to play and Green Bay held on to beat Akron 66-63 on Tuesday night.

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady passes against the Buffalo Bills in the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    POWER RANKINGS: Perfect Patriots and Panthers remain 1-2

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers remained the league’s only unbeaten teams going into Week 12.

  • In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is looking forward to the return of predecessor Brett Favre on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 at Lambeau Field. Favre’s name and retired number will be unveiled on the north facade of the stadium at halftime of Green Bay’s game against the Chicago Bears.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

    Packers’ Rodgers looking forward to returns of Favre, Starr

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers often speaks with pride about the history of the Green Bay Packers, a franchise that has been fortunate to have three of the game’s best quarterbacks on its side.

  • Starr’s trip back to Lambeau could be his last

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr has been tossing the football again as he prepares to return to Lambeau Field for a special ceremony on Thanksgiving honoring another Green Bay Packers legend, Brett Favre.

  • Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) runs past Minnesota Vikings strong safety Andrew Sendejo (34) an defensive end Everson Griffen (97) during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

    Sore Packers need to bounce back for Thanksgiving night

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers celebrated the end of their three-game losing streak and return to the top of the NFC North on the flight home from Minnesota.

  • Wisconsin's Alex Erickson (86) and Drew Meyer (90) react as the referee reversed a touchdown reception call during the second seconds of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Madison, Wis. Northwestern won 13-7. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Call it: Badgers get input from Big Ten on reversed TD

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A down-to-the-wire loss to Northwestern still stings at Wisconsin, though the Badgers have vowed to move on with an important rivalry game up next to wrap up the regular season.

  • Chicago Bears head coach John Fox talks to quarterback Jay Cutler (6) as Cutler walks to the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Bears looking to regroup after missing chance to hit .500

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Cornerback Tracy Porter could sense the frustration in the Chicago Bears’ locker room even if there were no major outbursts.

  • Green Bay comes on in 2nd half, beats Minnesota-Duluth 94-74

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Carrington Love scored 22 points — his third game with 22 or more points this season — and Green Bay rode an explosive second half to a 94-74 victory over Division II Minnesota-Duluth on Sunday.

  • Packers upgrade status for Hyde, Lang; Randall hurt

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Safety Micah Hyde has been upgraded to probable on the Green Bay Packers’ injury report for Sunday’s game at Minnesota, while cornerback Damarious Randall’s availability is now in question because of a hamstring injury.

  • In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015 file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is sacked by Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith (90) and outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. The physical toll of the long NFL season is catching up to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Coach Mike McCarthy said before practice on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 that his quarterback was “banged up.” (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

    Packers QB Rodgers probable for division showdown vs Vikings

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — James Campen didn’t have to be told the unsettling numbers for how often Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been knocked around in recent weeks.