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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. Was it possible to have Rodgers on your fantasy team last year and not make your playoffs?This year the Packers start off rough. Their first game is against the San Francisco 49ers. All the 49ers' defense did last year was not permit a rushing touchdown until Week 16. Yes, the Packers do not depend on their rushing offense. But if you have Cedric Benson, the first game might be a good time to give him a rest. As for Rodgers, the 49ers tied for second in interceptions with 23. The 49ers also allowed the second fewest points in the NFL last year. This defense is returning all their starters, including se...
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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...
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...
Until Thursday night, an improved Graham Harrell only existed in sound bites - from Aaron Rodgers, from Mike McCarthy, and from assistant coaches and teammates. But Harrell’s offseason gains were finally on display in game action in the preseason finale.
Playoff Teams are in bold. NFC North: 1. Green Bay (15-1) 2. Detroit (10-6) 3. Chicago (9-7) 4. Minnesota (3-13) Green Bay is once again clearly the best team in football, and it all starts with Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers has more than his fair share of weapons and an improved ground-game featuring Cedric Benson. [...]
NFL Pre-Season Power Rankings Ranking NFL teams based on off-season acquisitions and preseason football seems hardly fair, yet every NFL power rankings board needs a starting off point. 1. Green Bay Packers The Green Bay Packers were one of the best teams in the NFL last season. Expect Aaron Rodgers to lead this team to [...]
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?
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers was not pleased with the way the media and the public had been treating his backup quarterback, Graham Harrell, throughout the preseason.But Harrell's play had warranted criticism. Through the Packers' first three games, he had completed just 32 of 63 passes with one touchdown and two interceptions. He had made enough throws for fans and reporters...
So Graham Harrell is now the backup to Aaron Rodgers. There's no disputing that now as Harrell saved his best performance for the final preseason game and the Green Bay Packers blew out the Kansas City Chiefs, 24-3.Harrell couldn't have been more efficient. He finished the evening 13-15 for 223 yards and two touchdowns. The Packers scored on all three possessions Harrell...
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...
So many things can be attributed to the success of the Green Bay Packers over the last five years that it is staggering. The foundation was set when they named Aaron Rodgers the successor to Brett Favre and finally cut out the drama with the latter. Not to mention shrewd drafting (Clay Matthews, Greg Jennings, [...]
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...
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 [...]
Depth is huge in fantasy football. While most leagues consist of 10-12 teams, you need to find value in your later picks. Anyone can pick Ray Rice, Arian Foster, Aaron Rodgers, or Tom Brady with their first-round selection, that's the easy part. The hard part is finding players for your bench that you would feel comfortable starting any given week. Don't be the...