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Grades for Wisconsin at the quarter pole of the season

These types of articles are normally reserved for the middle of the season when you’ve likely got six or more games to judge a team on. But with Wisconsin’s bye coming after just three weeks — and no other break in the action until the first or second week of December — we decided to […]

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(10) Wisconsin 40, BYU 6: 2-minute drill

PROVO, Utah — Playing in the state of Utah for the first time in its history, No. 10 Wisconsin rolled to a 40-6 win over BYU on Saturday at Lavell Edwards Stadium. The Badgers used a balanced attack to pile up 491 yards and limited the Cougars to just 192 as they moved to 3-0 […]

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Preview: (10) Wisconsin at BYU

THE BASICS The teams: The No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers (2-0) vs the BYU Cougars (1-2) The time: 2:30 p.m. CDT, Saturday The place: Lavell Edwards Stadium, Provo, Utah The TV coverage: ABC with Mike Patrick and Tommy Tuberville in the booth, and Paul Carcaterra on the sideline. The last time: Wisconsin got 193 total yards […]

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Packers 17, Seattle 9: 2-minute drill

Green Bay — Aaron Rodgers threw for 311 yards and one touchdown as the Green Bay Packers beat the Seattle Seahawks 17-9 on Sunday at Lambeau Field in the season opener for both teams. Play of the Game It was 3-0 Seattle early in the third quarter, and the home crowd was getting restless as […]

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Martellus Bennett on late shove: ‘That’s my quarterback.’

GREEN BAY — Martellus Bennett knew it wasn’t the smart thing to do, but the Green Bay Packers tight end did it anyway. Franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers had just gone into a head-first dive for a key conversion on third down late in what would turn into a 17-9 season-opening win for Green Bay over […]

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(9) Wisconsin 31, Florida Atlantic 14: 2-minute drill

MADISON — No. 9 Wisconsin (2-0) got 223 yards and three touchdowns from Jonathan Taylor on its way to a 31-14 win over Florida Atlantic (0-2) on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Play of the Game On their second drive of the game, the Badgers faced a second-and-9 from their 36-yard line. Taylor got the […]

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Preview: (9) Wisconsin vs Florida Atlantic

THE BASICS The teams: The No. 9 Wisconsin Badgers (1-0) vs the Florida Atlantic Owls (0-1) The time: 11 a.m. CDT, Saturday The place: Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, Wis. The TV coverage: BTN with Kevin Kugler and Matt Millen in the booth, and Lisa Byington on the sideline. The last time: This is the first […]

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RB Eddie Lacy set for return to Green Bay, ponders whether to ‘Lambeau Leap’

Former Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy makes his return to Lambeau Field this weekend as the Seattle Seahawks come to town to open the 2017 season. And while Lacy doesn’t seem to have put much thought into what his return means, he has spent time pondering whether he should perform a Lambeau Leap […]

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Wisconsin holds steady in one poll, falls in another

MADISON — Wisconsin won its season opener 59-10 over Utah State last Friday, but it was not enough to impress those that vote in the national polls. The Badgers dropped one spot in Amway Coaches Poll to No. 11, with Oklahoma State the team replacing them in the top 10. Meanwhile, in the AP Top […]

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Eagles keep former Wisconsin RB Corey Clement

He didn’t get taken in the 2017 NFL Draft, but it looks like things will work out just fine for Corey Clement. According to Eliot Shorr-Parks of NJ.com, the former Wisconsin running back has made the Philadelphia Eagles 53-man roster. Clement ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns during the preseason, and added another 46 […]

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