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Interviews and Press Conferences

How Micah Abernathy’s journey of ‘ups and downs’ led him to the Green Bay Packers

In an exclusive interview with APC, the Packers safety spoke about the impact of his grandfather, a civil rights leader, and how his lessons have shaped his life and career.

Gutekunst on Amari Rodgers’ year 2, Romeo Doubs’ start, & Rashan Gary ‘wrecking practice’

The Packers’ GM discussed the first week of training camp on Wednesday, talking about a few impressive rookies and a veteran pass-rusher who’s turning into a nightmare for offenses.

Packers WR coach Jason Vrable feels ‘real good’ about Amari Rodgers’ development

Vrable discussed the second-year wideout and veteran addition Sammy Watkins at length on Thursday.

Body language told the story during Aaron Rodgers’ press conference

There were several moments during Rodgers’ exchange with the media in which the quarterback’s feelings were expressed just as strongly with facial reactions as with his words.

Aaron Jones looks back and looks ahead as he returns to the Packers

To Jones, Green Bay is home and where he always wanted to be as he begins his second contract. He opened up about his past, present, and future to APC on Friday at his youth football camp.

James Jones on Rodgers-Packers: ‘I truly believe he will be there for training camp’

The former Packers receiver-turned media analyst spoke on Tuesday and explains why he thinks the Packers and their disgruntled QB will come to an understanding before the 2021 season.

Packers special teams coordinator Maurice Drayton is excited to work with rookie class

There are a handful of draft picks in the Packers’ 2021 group who stand out as potential contributors for the special teams, according to that group’s coordinator.

Matt LaFleur on Aaron Rodgers: Packers ‘want him back in the worst way’

The Packers’ head coach also discussed Blake Bortles’ addition and the team’s tryout quarterbacks.

Brian Gutekunst happy with draft, hasn’t heard from Aaron Rodgers on firing rumor

The Packers’ GM remains steadfast in his public commitment to Rodgers, who reportedly wants out of Green Bay.

Packers GM Gutekunst on day 2 of 2021 NFL Draft and trade up for Amari Rodgers

The Packers had two names in mind when on the clock at 62. They eventually got both of them after moving up in round three.

Packers GM Brian Gutekunst says “No, we’re not trading Aaron Rodgers”

The Packers’ head personnel man shot down reports that the team’s relationship with Aaron Rodgers is on the rocks.

Brian Gutekunst: Packers are flexible enough to add ‘right player’ or use Franchise Tag

Preston Smith also came up in discussions on Tuesday, as the GM appears prepared to bring back the veteran pass-rusher.

Packers’ Maurice Drayton will bring an education background to special teams

Drayton’s no-nonsense approach and individualized teaching style may be just what the doctor ordered for a unit that has struggled over the past decade.

Joe Barry pledges effort and intensity for Packers defense

The new Packers’ defensive coordinator spoke to the media for the first time on Tuesday.

Matt LaFleur “comfortable” with Joe Barry as the Packers’ new defensive coordinator

The Packers’ head coach spoke about the Barry hire for the first time Tuesday.

Matt LaFleur hopes Aaron Rodgers will return to Packers; what of Mike Pettine?

The Packers’ head coach made no bones about wanting his quarterback to come back. He seemed to be very upset about one particular call from his defensive coordinator, however.

After ugly loss, Matt LaFleur is unhappy with Packers’ defense and his own playcalling

The Bucs outmatched the Packers in every phase of football on Sunday, and LaFleur must find a way to get his team back on track for another tough road game next weekend.

Za’Darius Smith on playing rover: ‘I have all the freedom in the world’

The Packers’ top veteran pass-rusher discusses one of his significant alignments and breaks down film to illustrate his approach.

Matt LaFleur praises Packers’ offensive line for gutsy performance in week 1

LaFleur also weighed in on rookie tight end Josiah Deguara and something unusual he did as a playcaller in the Packers’ big win in Minnesota.

Brian Gutekunst lamented lack of preseason tape following Packers’ final cuts

The team’s general manager said that he misses grinding through preseason in August leading down to cut-down weekend.

Packers coach Matt LaFleur is not looking forward to cutdown weekend

The second-year head coach isn’t looking forward to the journey from 80 to 53.

Aaron Rodgers feeling ‘unsettled’ by Packers’ right tackle situation

Injuries are leaving the Packers thin on the right side and the starting QB has taken notice.

Matt LaFleur stays quiet on Kamal Martin injury, expects ‘tough decisions’ on 53

The Packers’ head coach would not address the specific injury reported earlier Wednesday, but he did acknowledge that injury histories across the linebacker position as a whole are concerning.

Matt LaFleur previews Packers’ final cuts, says OL competition will go on all year

With an eye on Saturday, LaFleur discussed the cut process and where the front office and coaching staff stand on the roster with a few days to go until the deadline to reach 53.

Jonathan Garvin is learning from the Smiths as he prepares for his rookie season

The 2020 seventh-round pick is soaking up all the knowledge he can.

Lucas Patrick feeling confident heading into 2020

Armed with a contract extension, Patrick says he’s relaxed and confident heading into cutdown weekend.

Packers players shed light on team’s racial justice conversations and action plans

Billy Turner, Adrian Amos, and Christian Kirksey feel supported by their teammates and Packers leadership as they navigate through difficult discussions about American society.

Matt LaFleur praises Jordan Love and Rashan Gary after Friday’s practice

Two first round picks turned heads at Friday’s practice.

Matt LaFleur addresses cancellation of Packers practice

The Packers’ head coach spoke about the decision to cancel practice today.

Nathaniel Hackett says Aaron Rodgers has ‘embraced’ evolution of Packers’ offense

The Packers’ offensive coordinator is loving working with the future Hall of Famer, who he says is fully buying into the team’s vision on offense for 2020.

Kamal Martin learning from Christian Kirksey as he takes his rookie season ‘one day at a time’

The Packers’ 2020 fifth-round pick has impressed in practice so far.

Matt LaFleur pleased with the Packers’ rhythm in camp so far

After the Packers’ second practice inside Lambeau Field, LaFleur said he was very happy with how camp has unfolded so far.

Packers punter JK Scott is seeking consistency in his third season

Scott’s physical abilities have never been in question, but he’s struggled to maintain consistent output.

Aaron Rodgers discusses the Kenosha shooting & Marcedes Lewis’ leadership

With yet another police shooting in the news — this one hitting close to home in Wisconsin — Aaron Rodgers singled out his veteran teammate as someone who is instrumental in the team’s discussions about racial and social injustice.

Matt LaFleur calls for accountability after police-involved shooting in Kenosha

The Packers head coach met with the team’s leadership council after the weekend shooting and protests in Kenosha.

Packers coaches praise Rashan Gary’s offseason & discuss pass rusher evaluation

Mike Pettine and Mike Smith both spoke to reporters today, with both praising their second-year edge rusher and the latter going on a memorable tangent.