Found August 31, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Going into the 2012 season, there is only one team that will make history if they win just one more game than last year. That team is the Green Bay Packers…and it just might happen. Let’s start with the obvious. The Packers passing game is arguably the deadliest in the game. All Aaron Rodgers and [...]

Undrafted Richardson makes Packers roster

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Undrafted rookie safety Sean Richardson has made the Packers' final 53-man roster."It's a great moment," Richardson said Friday in a phone interview. "It's a blessing. When I first heard the news, it wasn't from a coach. But as the day went on, all the coaches started congratulating me. It was great."Richardson outperformed several...

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Favored to Win NFC North, Despite Improvement Across Division

Do you realize that the champion of the NFC North Division has never won the Super Bowl? Yes, the Green Bay Packers did take home the Vince Lombardi Trophy two seasons ago but the Pack weren't the North champs that year, the Chicago Bears were. The last time a champion from the North Division won it all was Green Bay in the 1996 season -- Brett Favre's only Super Bowl win...

Fantasy Football: Pay Close Attention To Match-ups

There are fantasy studs and then there are players you were willing to take.How well your fantasy stud will perform depends on his match-up.Here are some match-ups that may alter your fantasy landscape.Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers is the most sought after fantasy quarterback.Last year Rodgers completed the season with 4,643 passing yards, 48 total touchdowns and six total turnovers...

The Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks, Two-A-Days: 1 & 2

Alright, here's the end of my countdown with the two best quarterbacks in the NFL. Could this be a preview of Super Bowl XLVII?No. 2 - Aaron RodgersIf the 49ers were to do the 2005 NFL Draft over again, I'm sure they wouldn't have picked Alex Smith No. 1 instead of Aaron Rodgers.But I don't blame them. When Rodgers came out of Cal, he seemed like he would be your...

Run defense only weakness against Chiefs

The Packers' final preseason game was an opportunity for the 75 players still on the team to show what they can do. While evaluating the younger players, Green Bay simply needed to leave Lambeau Field without any serious injuries. Assuming that the ankle injury suffered by defensive lineman B.J. Raji is not serious, which it does not appear to be, the Packers left in good shape...

Potent Packers searching for answers on defense

The Green Bay Packers didn't necessarily need to get better on offense to contend for the Super Bowl this season. They did anyway, signing veteran free agent running back Cedric Benson in the middle of camp. But the Packers clearly needed to improve on defense. And with their Sept. 9 opener against San Francisco in sight, it's not clear how much progress they've made...

NFL 2012-13 NFC preview and predictions

This week I look at the conference that has held the last three Super Bowl Champions, the NFC conference. Can the NFC continue their trend of holding onto the Vince Lombardi trophy at the end of this season?

Harrell has big night, Packers beat Chiefs

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Backup quarterback Graham Harrell finally came through with the strong preseason performance the Green Bay Packers were looking for, driving the offense for touchdowns on all three of his possessions in a 24-3 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.Harrell completed 13 of 15 passes for 223 yards with two touchdowns in both teams' final tuneup Thursday night...

The Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks, Two-A-Days: 5 & 6

As the countdown continues, my 5th and 6th ranked quarterbacks are two players who have multiple Super Bowl rings but at times have been left under the radar.What else do these guys have to do?No. 6 - Ben RoethlisbergerI guarantee in a lot of your fantasy leagues that Big Ben won't get picked in the 1st round. But I guarantee that the Steelers will be in the mix to win the Super...

NFC North 2012 Season Preview: Chicago Bears On The Rise

Will Green Bay go 16-0?Can Chicago keep it together enough to challenge Green Bay?Can Detroit keep it's team out of jail?Will the Vikings improve?An overview of each team heading into 2012.Green Bay Packers (2011 15-1, 2012 prediction 14-2)Green Bay went 15-1 last season, while they may not repeat that feat in 2012 the opportunity is there with a fairly weak schedule and what...

Ted Needs To Add A Tackle

Don Barclay and Evan Dietrich-Smith are the only backup offensive linemen on the roster GM Ted Thompson’s decision to keep only seven offensive linemen is highly unusual, but the number itself really isn’t a big deal. Remember, the Packers dressed only seven offensive linemen throughout last season. So the problem isn’t keeping only two backups. The problem is who the two backups...
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