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Lucroy among Gold Glove finalists

Former Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy was named one of three finalists for the Gold Glove Award at the position in the National League. Lucroy was traded to the Rangers on Aug. 1. Winners will be announced Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Gold Glove finalists

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Packers WR Davante Adams hasn't always followed up big games with another strong performance. Here's what's he's focusing on this time:

Packers at Falcons will be a battle between two struggling teams (0:56)

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Packers CB coach Joe Whitt called Julio Jones a top-five player, not just a top-five receiver. "When I think about Julio Jones, he's a really gifted man who came in with all those natural abilities, but he doesn't just rest on those abilities," Whitt said. "But he worked hard to become an elite player."

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Is Ty Montgomery a running back or a receiver? "He's a versatile football player," Packers offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett said. "He's a matchup nightmare."

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Can the Packers get new RB Knile Davis more involved this Sunday against the Falcons? "Excited about the progress that he's making, and he continues to adapt to the offense and is practicing well," offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett. Bennett said Davis has been spending a lot of time with running backs coach Ben Sirmans.

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The Packers have reached an injury settlement with WR Jared Abbrederis, who was placed on injured reserve last week. His quad injury apparently will end his career in Green Bay.

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Two changes to the Packers injury report: Clay Matthews upgraded to limited and T.J. Lang downgraded to DNP. Lang said it was "just a rest day" for a recurring hip issue that flared up last Thursday against the Bears.


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Clay Matthews said his hamstring injury isn't as bad as when it kept him out in Week 3 against Detroit, but the biggest issue might be the long, 10-game stretch without a bye or weekend off that the Packers face to close the regular season.


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Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst discusses gearing up for another big game against Nebraska, facing friend Mike Riley and how Natrell Jamerson could be used if he plays this week. No. 11 Wisconsin plays host to No. 7 Nebraska at 7 p.m. ET Saturday in a huge Big Ten West showdown.


Can Giannis win Most Improved Player?

Bryan and Dan discuss what it would take for Giannis Antetokounmpo to win the NBA's Most Improved Player award in Thursday's edition of "Fact or Fiction."

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Evaluators like Packers over Falcons

All three personnel men polled by Mike Sando expect a high-scoring thriller in Atlanta, but two of the three think Aaron Rodgers & Co. will pull out the victory in the end. Evaluators' predictions (Insider)

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#CFBrank: Watt makes himself known

Coming in at No. 36 in our #CFBrank is previously-unranked linebacker T.J. Watt of Wisconsin. Watt switched from tight end just over a year ago, and has quickly proven his worth on defense. He currently ranks second in the Big Ten in sacks. Top-50 rankings