Tavon Austin says he still has the same skills he possessed back when his impressive 40-yard dash times helped make him the No. 8 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Austin is eager to showcase that as the Green Bay Packers' newest acquisition attempts to revive his career. ''I'm still explosive,'' Austin said Wednesday.
Mitchell Trubisky's return to Chicago's starting lineup was a primetime flop. Coach Matt Nagy said Trubisky will make his second straight start when the Bears host the Detroit Lions on Sunday in a matchup of struggling teams. ''Yes,'' Nagy said Wednesday.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is making a push for a third MVP honor as he celebrates his 37th birthday. Rodgers, who turned 37 on Wednesday, has thrown 33 touchdown passes and is on pace to shatter his previous career high of 45 from his 2011 MVP season. Rodgers also was named MVP in 2014.