* Packers ride Super Bowl defense to record profits: The Green Bay Packers say they have posted a record $43 million in profit over the last fiscal year. As the NFL’s only public team, the Packers have to release a financial report each year. The team provided its 2011-12 numbers Tuesday. The Packers reported records for total revenue ($302 million) and net income ($42.7 million). Team officials credit the fact that Green Bay played the season as the defending Super Bowl champs and opened the season 13-0.
— From staff and wire reports