Wisconsin linebacker Vince Biegel won't be available for Saturday's showdown against Michigan after having foot surgery.
Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer
Wisconsin linebacker Vince Biegel underwent surgery Thursday night to have a screw inserted for a cracked foot, his father, Rocky, told me. He said he hopes Biegel is out only 2-4 weeks. The news comes as a devastating blow ahead of No. 8 Wisconsin's game against No. 4 Michigan. Biegel has started 46 career games with 32 starts.
Former Badgers Tarek Saleh and Derek Engler reflect back on their playing days against Michigan and explain why the Badgers will 'make Jim Harbaugh pay' on Saturday
Jason Wilde joins Homer & Gabe to dissect the Packers' offense, from playcalling to personnel to the quarterback and everything in between.
The Wolverines are flashy and sparked by Jim Harbaugh's energy. Wisconsin wants guys who just want to be Badgers. Both are working this season.
Wisky attractive +10.5 at Michigan
Wisconsin is getting 10.5 points at Michigan. ESPN' s Chris Fallica and "Stanford" Steve Coughlin are split on which way to pick the top-10 clash. Week 5 best bets
Andy Benoit of Sports Illustrated and the MMQB joins Homer & Gabe to share what he's seen on film from the Packers on both sides of the ball and what they need to work on.
Tarek Saleh, host of In The Trenches and the Badgers' all-time sack leader, joins Homer & Gabe to preview Wisconsin's upcoming top-ten matchup against Michigan.
Sun Prairie senior Kielyn Kapugi is our Prep Mania profile of the week. Get to know her beyond the volleyball court.
Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer
Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst addressed the season-ending back injury to kicker Rafael Gaglianone and his confidence in replacement Andrew Endicott moving forward. On Gaglianone, Chryst said, "It's another chance for him to reassess now and come out of it better."
Vikings' success comes in spite of run game
Per the Elias Sports Bureau, no team has ever had fewer rushing yards during a 3-0 start than Minnesota this season. On the bright side, two of the three other teams on the list wound up in the Super Bowl that season, including last year's champion, the Broncos.
Packers can get cozy in Green Bay
The Packers are 11 days into a 41-day stretch without a road game. Before Visiting Atlanta on Oct. 30, Green Bay will have played four straight at Lambeau Field, including two games in prime time. Mort & Schefter's notebook
Wisconsin is 4-0. On The Rocks doesn't think the Badgers are getting the respect they deserve. They react to the idea that some think Michigan is 'a lock' this weekend.
Packers reporter Jason Wilde joins the guys to talk about the challenges the NFL has to keep fans watching their product.
A back injury will sideline Wisconsin kicker Rafael Gaglianone for the remainder of the season, the school announced Thursday.
Wilde and Tausch talk about the recent dip in NFL ratings, and ask if fans root for any other teams outside of Green Bay.
Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer
Key matchup to watch in the Wisconsin-Michigan showdown: the Badgers' secondary vs. the Wolverines' receivers. None of Wisconsin's starters in the secondary is over 5-foot-11, while Michigan can throw to Amara Darboh (6-2) and Jehu Chesson (6-3), not to mention 6-6 TE Jake Butt. Wisconsin's defense has been impossible to run against, so the passing game will be crucial for Michigan.
Ryan McGee, Heather Dinich and Brad Edwards debate which top-10 matchup this weekend has the most ramifications in the Playoff picture.
Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer
Drawing of Packers-owned Titletown park by Lambeau Field, includes sledding hill that starts at a height of 45 feet
Bucks guard Khris Middleton is expected to miss six months after surgery to repair his ruptured left hamstring.
With each unexpected victory, the Badgers are changing preconceived notions about the team's ceiling.
Wednesday's longest home runs
Just because the Braves and Twins have two of the worst records in baseball doesn't mean their guys can't slug. Matt Kemp and Kennys Vargas paced the competition on Wednesday, while Hunter Renfroe's 413-footer was the first to hit the roof of the Western Metal Supply Co. at Petco.
Stanford and Washington get things started on Friday (9 p.m. ET, ESPN), but there are two other top-10 matchups that should separate some conference races. Go inside each one with our experts.
Our Big Ten writers make their picks for Wisconsin-Michigan, Northwestern-Iowa and other Week 5 games in the conference.