Green Bay police apologize to Dillon, discipline officer
Packers running back A.J. Dillon has received an apology from the Green Bay police chief for the way an officer treated him during an exhibition soccer match at Lambeau Field. Chris Davis issued the apology Friday and said the police department directed “appropriate corrective action” to the officer involved as it completed an internal review of the July 23 incident. Video posted on social media showed Dillon in the end zone greeting fans in the stands during a soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester City FC.news.yahoo.com
Analysis: Broncos, Wilson may pay for whitewashing preseason
The Denver Broncos didn't circle their season opener on their calendar even though it's Russell Wilson's homecoming at Seattle. Had they emphasized their $296 million man 's return to the city where he spent a decade, bringing the Seahawks their only Super Bowl title, the Broncos wouldn't have kept him on the sideline with their other starters in the preseason. “This is what I have been doing the past three years," explained new Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett, who was schooled in the sit-'em philosophy by Packers coach Matt LaFleur, who copied the doctrine from Rams coach Sean McVay, who's been doing it since 2018.news.yahoo.com
‘It’s worth the wait’: LeRoy Butler takes his place in Hall of Fame
Butler was the first of the eight inductees to lead off the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies Saturday and did his best to squeeze in gratitude for everyone in his journey. He thanked his seven children, his wife, Genesis, his four siblings, his favorite high school teacher, his coaches and every fan who cheered his remarkable path.
Analysis: Why Rodgers got fined and 3 Bucs got suspended
Aaron Rodgers flaunts the NFL/NFLPA coronavirus protocols and gets a fine that barely shows up in his paycheck. Antonio Brown and two others do the same and get three-game suspensions. It's complicated, but in some ways it's also pretty simple why the Packers quarterback was fined $14,650, a sum negotiated between the league and the players' union while developing the COVID-19 protocols.news.yahoo.com
Boselli and Butler named Pro Football HOF finalists again
Former Packers safety LeRoy Butler, left, and former Jaguars offensive tackle Tony Boselli were named NFL hall of fame finalists. (AP photos)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tony Boselli and LeRoy Butler are Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists again, while the wait continues for Fred Taylor. Butler, a former Packers safety who was largely credited for starting the famed Lambeau Leap, was named a finalist for the second straight year. Boselli was a Pro Bowl selection from 1996-2000 before injuries ended his career. He had 721 tackles and was inducted into the Packers hall of fame in 2007.
Ivanka Trump to introduce dad at RNC as 'people's president'
Ivanka Trump will also draw contrasts between Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to the people, who spoke on condition of anonymity to preview her remarks. The president plans to accept the GOP nomination in a speech from the White House lawn despite questions about the propriety of using government property for such an overt political purpose. Four years ago, I told you my father would focus on making child care affordable and accessible, Ivanka Trump is expected to say, according to excerpts of her speech provided to The Associated Press. Ivanka Trump introduced her father at the 2016 convention. Ivanka Trump will also introduce her businessman father as the people's president in keeping with a weeklong convention effort to humanize him.
Ravens announce refund of tickets, significant reduction of available seats in 2020
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Baltimore Ravens cast an ominous tone on fans at football games this NFL season, announcing on Wednesday that all season ticket sales will be put off to 2021 and that if fans are allowed at games, only a fraction would be permitted. Refunds for tickets that have already been purchased for this year would be issued. The Ravens announcement to Permanent Seat License owners on Wednesday was the first in what is bound to be a steady list of changes for NFL teams. With over 62,000 season tickets already sold, there is no equitable way to accommodate in a limited stadium capacity all PSL Owners who are interested in maintaining season tickets for 2020, said senior vice president of ticket sales and operations Baker Koppelman. NFL training camps are scheduled to open July 28, but the coronavirus pandemic has made reporting on that date seem like a best-case scenario for teams around the league.
Former coach Bill Cowher on Sunday's key NFL matchups
Former coach Bill Cowher on Sunday's key NFL matchups Sunday is do-or-die for the Colts, Patriots, Packers and Seahawks. CBS Sports NFL analyst Bill Cowher, who also led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a Super Bowl victory as head coach, joins "CBS This Morning" to give a preview of the weekend's games.cbsnews.com