On a snowy day on the Chicago lakefront, Aaron Rodgers’ value to the Green Bay Packers became crystal clear. Without him, they had no prayer. With him, their prayers were answered.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11 game on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.