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Don Barclay, the Packers wrestling jobber.
There’s been some scuttle about the Packers moving T.J. Lang back to left guard and trying undrafted rookie Don Barclay at right tackle.
(Editor’s Note: This article was actually written before this week’s game against the Vikings but never appeared due to a scheduling issue.)
Lang has floundered since moving to tackle after Bryan Bulaga got hurt. Evan Dietrich-Smith hasn’t fared much better filling Lang’s slot at guard. Lang played well before the move, so perhaps moving him back to guard would solidify that spot and the Packers could focus most of their attention on helping Barclay.
Right now, it seems like the Packers have to worry about helping Lang, Dietrich-Smith and sometimes Marshall Newhouse. That’s not going to fly for much longer.
Anyway, I was going to do a post debating the pros and cons of trying Barclay at tackle, but writing about backup offensive lineman is boring.
Instead, I decided to write about my second favorite thing ...
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Here is a quick wrap up of the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings. Look for more analysis this Tuesday.
Summary: The Packers used a shutdown second half to carry themselves to a 23-14 lead. The Vikings didn’t score in the second half and quarterback Christian Ponder threw two interceptions. The Packers used an 11-minute drive, which ended in...
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed today that wide receiver Jordy Nelson re-injured his hamstring during yesterday’s game against the Vikings.
The good news is that the injury doesn’t appear to be serious.
MM: Nelson would be “pressed” to play this week. Lang probably further along.(same hamstring for Nelson)
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) December 3, 2012
GREEN BAY, Wis. Jermichael Finley is tired of getting in trouble for comments made in the media. So, the typically outspoken Packers tight end tried a new approach following the 23-14 win Sunday over the Minnesota Vikings.
Finley, who has talked openly over the past year about his lack of chemistry with quarterback Aaron Rodgers, caught six passes for 60 yards against Minnesota...
The Green Bay Packers are back atop the NFC North, and they have a very unlikely source to thank.
Minutes after the Packers wrapped up their 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Seattle beat Chicago in overtime to drop the Bears back into a tie with Green Bay for the division lead.
Yes, that would be the same Seattle team that stole a win from the Packers...
I drafted me first too Juan…
In most fantasy leagues, Aaron Rodgers was the first QB taken and quite possibly the #1 overall pick. He started the year slowly as teams adjusted to the Packers pass attack, but then in a 6 week span he scored 24 or more points 5 out of 6 games.
Rodgers is back in a funk with 3 straight games of 15 fantasy points or less. Of course if you are riding...
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson limped into the locker room of today's game against the Minnesota Vikings with an apparent leg injury.No word yet on his return.This is the second time this season that Nelson has felt the injury bug.The Packers lead the Vikings 10-0 in the first half.UPDATE: It appears to be a hamstring injury, and Nelson's return is questionable.
Packers receiver Jordy Nelson left Sunday's game against Minnesota with a hamstring injury.Fantasy Spin:He's questionable to return. Green Bay has plenty of depth in the receiving corps so this injury shouldn't affect Aaron Rodgers' performance too drastically.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the Minnesota Vikings (6-5) to make the playoffs this season, they'll need to win at least one of their two upcoming games with the division-rival Packers (7-4). The first of those two NFC North showdowns is Sunday at Lambeau Field, with both teams' regular-season schedules concluding four weeks later in Minnesota.
"I want to go ahead and control...
The Packers continue to try to find ways to protect Aaron Rodgers, with mixed results. Enter Jared Allen and the Vikings.
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The Green Bay Packers are playing without Jordy Nelson once again.
The wide receiver is questionable to return to Sunday's matchup against the Minnesota Vikings after suffering a hamstring injury.
Fox's Pam Oliver reported that the Packers would not say if it was the same hamstring injury that cost Nelson two games earlier this season.
Nelson was hurt Sunday at the...
Not only was rookie free agent Don Barclay not a liability when he replaced T.J. Lang at right tackle, his rock-solid performance helped get Green Bay’s running game jump-started and kept quarterback Aaron Rodgers mostly upright.
Aaron Rodgers was aided by a good running game while the Vikings had nothing but Adrian Peterson. With the Packers pitching a second-half shutout, they beat the Vikings 23-14 and stayed right in the heart of the playoff race.
GREEN BAY, Wis. Assessing the Packers' defensive performance in their 23-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings depends greatly on how a team values each statistical category. Allowing 210 rushing yards to Adrian Peterson is about as bad as it gets, but with that production being coupled with only 119 passing yards, while giving up just 14 points and forcing two key interceptions...