May 2019 - Green Bay Packers Wiretap

Matt LaFleur Suffered Torn Achilles Playing Basketball

May 31, 2019 12:53 PM

Matt LaFleur suffered a torn Achilles tendon while playing basketball.

LaFleur was hired by the Green Bay Packers as head coach this offseason.

LaFleur will coach from a golf cart during OTAs and in June.

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Aaron Rodgers Confirms Cameo On 'Game of Thrones'

May 13, 2019 8:35 AM

Aaron Rodgers has confirmed via Instagram that he made a cameo appearance on Sunday night's episode of "Game of Thrones."

The Green Bay Packers quarterback has long been a vocal fan of the television series.

Rodgers hinted last month that he might make an appearance.

"I have a bit of inside information about who is alive in one of the episodes, but I'll share that down the line," he told reporters.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

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Ted Thompson Diagnosed With Autonomic Disorder

May 9, 2019 9:22 AM

Ted Thompson has released a statement announcing that he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder.

Thompson was the long-time general manager of the Green Bay Packers.

He consulted with team doctors and outside physicians about the disorder.

Thompson, who played 10 years in the NFL, said that complications related to the disorder contributed to his decision to step down as GM after the 2017 season.

Josh Alper/Pro Football Talk

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Packers Sign First-Round Pick Darnell Savage

May 3, 2019 8:30 AM

Darnell Savage is the first of the 2019 first-round picks to sign a contract.

The Green Bay Packers selected Savage with the 21st overall pick.

They traded up with the Seattle Seahawks to select the Maryland safety.

Green Bay also took Michigan edge rusher Rashan Gary at No. 12.

Jeremy Bergman/NFL

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