Schefter also notes that, if the Packers don't put together an efficient defensive performance in Detroit this Sunday, it will be the fourth time in that same stretch that they've finished in the bottom third of the NFL's rankings. At $22 million per year under the deal he signed in 2013, Rodgers is now the seventh-highest paid quarterback in the league.
Adams was in the concussion protocol after absorbing a hard hit two weeks ago from Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis.
But he leads the Packers with 74 catches for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns in 14 games.
There will be several talented pass-catchers on the open market, but one of the best would-be free agents just got wiped off the board. He has 237 career receptions for 2,811 yards and 26 touchdowns in four National Football League seasons.
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"I know that I wouldn't have gotten on the bus and come down here to this nice hotel if I didn't know we could win the game". Taylor, who finished sixth in the Heisman Trophy voting, is third nationally with 142.1 rushing yards per game.
Piecing together the reports, it appears Linsley will have three additional years added to his contract, with $25.5 million in new money and a almost $10 million signing bonus.
Last season, the second-year player appeared in eight regular-season games and a postseason contest for Green Bay.
The Packers re-signed Davante Adams to a four-year deal Friday.
In the meantime, the Packers will have their key offensive weapons in the passing game under contract at least through next season.