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NFL News & Notes – Aaron Rodgers Starts For 1st Time In 4 Years!

  • In his first NFL start, and first start since his he was a senior at Cal, Aaron Rodgers completed 9-of-15 passes for 117 yards with a touchdown and an interception as the Packers’ first units left after four series each with a 10-7 lead on Monday night at Lambeau Field. The Bengals rallied in the second half for a 20-17 win.
  • Seahawks receiver Bobby Engram will miss six to eight weeks with a cracked bone in his right shoulder suffered on the first play of Friday’s exhibition against Minnesota. Seattle was also without Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Hasselbeck (stiff back) for the second consecutive day. The team terminated the contract of former first-round draft choice Marcus Tubbs, who has not recovered from knee surgery a year ago.
  • Safety Adam Archuleta, cut by the Bears in May, signed with the Raiders, who released safety Greg Wesley to make room on the roster. … Linebacker Takeo Spikes signed a one-year deal with the 49ers.
  • New Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington hit 13 of 21 passes during drills, including one interception. …
  • Coach Mike Nolan isn’t saying who the 49ers’ No. 1 quarterback will be, but for the fifth straight practice, former Bears reserve J.T. O’Sullivan took all the snaps with the starting offense.

  • Buccaneers’ quarterback Jeff Garcia (calf strain) returned to practice after being sidelined 10 days. … Arizona
  • Cardinals Anquan Boldin (right hamstring) practiced for the first time in more than two weeks.
  • Jaguars receiver Matt Jones pleaded not guilty in a Fayetteville, Ark., court to cocaine possession.
  • A 42-year-old man was removed from Lions’ practice for repeatedly heckling receiver Roy Williams.
  • Bruce Springstein will be your half time entertainment at the upcoming Super Bowl
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