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Aaron Rodgers found plenty of open running lanes during the Giants' divisional-round win last weekend. New York knows it can't let Alex Smith have the same success on the ground if it wants to advance to the Super Bowl.

Aaron Rodgers Wins 2011 NFC North Positive Impact Factor

Aaron Rodgers won the 2011 NFC North Positive Impact Factor (what's this?) standings by a landslide. That's not really surprising given the number he put up was outstanding. Here's the 2011 NFC North Positive Impact Factor Standings (PIF with sacks counted as rushes like the NCAA in brackets): 1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, 65.6 (67.2) 2. Matt Stafford, Detroit...

Discount Double Check jokes made it to the Golden Globes

By now, everyone has seen all the variations of the Aaron Rodgers “Discount Double Check” State Farm ads.  You may have even had the misfortune of getting “Show us what you got, what you got Raji” stuck in your head. With exposure comes ridicule. We’ve approved roughly 443 Discount double jokes in the comments since…

Hook, Line, Sinker: Matt Flynn Next to Join Dolphins?

The Miami Dolphins have hooked former Green Bay Packers’ Offensive Coordinator Joe Philbin as their new Head Coach. The Dolphins now have an offensive minded coach as they once again look to find that Franchise Quarterback that as been sorely missed since Dan Marino retired in 1999. The Dolphins have had eight different quarterbacks starting for them since Marino retired. Joe Philbin...

Justin Blackmon Hopes To Play With Drew Brees Or Aaron Rodgers, Doesn't Read A Lot Of Mock Drafts

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: enjoy Blaine Gabbert's underthows, sucker. More »

QB sneaky scrambler — just like Rodgers

Chris Canty was not very happy the Giants were unable to contain Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers last week. “We didn’t control [his] running,” the defensive lineman said yesterday. “He scrambled for first downs. He’s able to extend plays. We put a lot of pressure on the guys on...

Why it’s the Best Football Weekend of the Year (Besides… Kickoff Weekend)

It’s Conference Championship time for the NFL this weekend, and though we’re left without the defending champs after getting bounced at home last weekend, we can live with the Niners/Giants and Ravens/Pats matchups – though we’ll miss Aaron Rodgers’ pregame photobombs. The Super Bowl’s a gigantic event that brings media from all over the world [...]

Scout: Matt Flynn’s ‘A Slam Dunk’

I’m a fan of the Examiner’s John Keim and his weekly Redskins Report newsletter. (Subscribe!) Last week’s email was especially awesome as he spoke with two scouts about Green Bay backup quarterback Matt Flynn, who’s all the rage with Redskins prognosticators these days. Here are some choice excerpts to make you all starry-eyed: One scout attended a Green Bay two-a-day session...

Dolphins Hire Philbin

The Miami Dolphins announced their hiring of Joe Philbin as their Head Coach tonight.  Philbin was the former OC for the Green Bay Packers, and as many know, had a terrible family tragedy earlier this month.  Philbin has run the Packers offense since 2007, working with both Favre and Aaron Rodgers making them one of the most efficient units in the league. Note: There is a poll...

Joe Philbin headed to South Florida … now what?

Joe Philbin is now the former Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator, having accepted the head coaching job with the Miami Dolphins. Raymond T. Rivard photograph With the announcement last night that Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin will be taking the helm as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins, huge decisions now face Packers coach Mike McCarthy about how to...
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