Found October 03, 2013 on Packers Talk Radio Network:
Mike McCarthy has been called many things during his tenure as the Packers’ Head Coach. Some think he is a terrific coach, able to get the most out of his players which shows in their consistently competing for the playoffs. His 75-40 regular season record over seven plus seasons speaks volumes to why many have this opinion of him. Others think of him as underwhelming, capable of making highly questionable decisions. His offensive play calling has been questioned multiple times during his time in Green Bay. His sticking with Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers following two substandard performances in the playoffs caused more than a few eyebrows to be raised. And aside from the 2010 run which turned into a Super Bowl victory, McCarthy’s playoff record is a less than stellar 2-4. There are some who feel he sits somewhere in the middle as a coach who despite some head scratching moments has done a great  job in producing a high quality product on the field. A team which has enough talent...

Eddie Lacy wont be jumping up for extra yardage anymore after concussion

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy said he learned a valuable lesson from the concussion he suffered against the Washington Redskins in Week 2. “I don’t see me jumping like that anymore, unless it’s from the 5 or something like that,” said Lacy to the Green Bay Press Gazette. 

Eddie Lacy was a full participant in practice today

According to the Mike Vandermause of the Green Bay Press Gazette, Eddie Lacy was a full go in practice today.  This is great news for the Green Bay Packers who had a bye week to get healed.  They will face the Detroit Lions this weekend. I expect Lacy to have a limited role in the […]

Aaron Rodgers: Leaders bringing positive energy despite record

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Spending a few minutes in front of his locker for his weekly interview, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers answered questions about the bye week gone by, facing the Detroit Lions this Sunday, improving after beginning the season with a 1-2 record and more. Here are five question-and-answer highlights from the interview with Rodgers: 1. Is it hard to...

Matthews back from sore hamstring for Packers

It's easy to spot Clay Matthews at Packers practice, with his long blond hair protruding from his helmet and on to his neck and shoulders. When the veterans are getting a break, the pass-rushing outside linebacker can often be found taking a breather next to A.J. Hawk, the durable inside linebacker. After some doubt, they'll be together again this weekend to face the Detroit...

Eddie Lacy On Track To Return in Week 5

Packers running back Eddie Lacy (concussion) practiced for a second straight day on Wednesday and is expected to return to the starting lineup in Week 5.Fantasy Spin:It's good news for Lacy owners, but he better come back with guns blazing as fellow rookie Johnathan Franklin produced a 100-yard day with him sidelined and has earned additional playing time. James Starks (knee...

Jermichael Finley says hit that drew Bengals' Iloka 15K fine was 'clean'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jermichael Finley watched the replay of him suffering a concussion in Week 3, but the Green Bay Packers' tight end doesn't agree with the NFL's decision to fine the player who hit him. Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka made contact with the head and neck area of a diving Finley, who then walked awkwardly a few steps before taking a knee and being...

Packers downplaying 22-year winning streak over Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's the longest winning streak in NFL history. Now going on 22 years since the Detroit Lions last defeated the Green Bay Packers in the state of Wisconsin, there are players on both teams who were infants at the time. The date was Dec. 15, 1991. It was a quarterback battle between Mike Tomczak and Erik Kramer with running back Barry Sanders only in his third...

Green Bay Packers: Let the divisional play begin

Randall Cobb (Photo Credit: Jeffrey Phelps/AP) On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (1-2) will host the Detroit Lions (3-1) in a divisional contest at Lambeau Field.  The game will be televised on FOX with kick off scheduled for 12:00 p.m.  Following a bye week, the Packers look to rebound after losing a back and forth game to the Cincinnati Bengals.  In that game against the Bengals...

The Green Bay Packers need a healthy Clay Matthews to avoid getting bit by the Lions

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews was limited in Wednesday’s practice due to a lingering hamstring injury. The Packers are “hopeful” the 27-year-old Matthews will be ready to partake in tomorrow’s exercises. Sitting at 1-2 and preparing to host the Detroit Lions (3-1) on Sunday, the 27th ranked defense in the NFL can’t compete without Matthews. Matthews...

Packers Injury Updates

Good news for Packers fans, this morning. We get our pass-blocking, physically-imposing, actually productive so far in 2013 tight-end back! As we settle into less than 98 hours until kick off, fans can start to turn the focus away from the debacle in Cincinnati - which included a plethora of Packers injuries. With the bye week, the Packers were able to focus on getting...

Clay Matthews Improved to Full Practice Participant

In what is unquestionably an encouraging sign, Clay Matthews was upgraded to a full participant in practice today. Matthews is recovering from a hamstring injury that sidelined him during the game against the Bengals. While this is encouraging, and Matthews has said that he plans to play on Sunday, Mike McCarthy is taking a steady approach to gauge whether Matthews'...


Everything points to a Packers victory this weekend, and it has me nervous.  The Lions haven’t won a game in Lambeau Field since before I stopped believing I could grow up to be Batman (1991).  The Packers are 8 point favorites.  They are coming off of a bye.  They should be getting healthier, although it is unclear whether Clay Matthews and Casey Hayward are going to play...

Lions focus on trying to contain Packers' Aaron Rodgers

Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh got to know Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers this summer and although Suh said he’s “good people” the two aren’t exactly friends. “I don’t think I’ll ever be able to have a friend that’s a quarterback especially one I see twice a year” Suh said with a smile Wednesday. Told Suh’s stance during a conference call Rodgers sarcastically...

Returns by Situation

That's the plan for how the Packers will handle kickoff and punt returns, with Micah Hyde, Johnathan Franklin and Randall Cobb in the mix. Plus more from Friday

Game Preview: Detroit Lions AT Green Bay Packers

The Detroit Lions (3-1) have jumped out to an early lead in NFC North rankings and look to continue the strong start to the season this week vs the the Green Bay Packers (1-2). Coming off a bye week,the Packers will look to get back on track against a team they’ve had success against – GB has won 14 of its last 15 meetings vs Detroit. Can Detroit extend their game and half lead...
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