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The Green Bay Packers have had one of the tougher schedules to start the year. They started with the stout 49ers, a division rival in the Bears, a Seattle game marred by the replacement refs and a Saints team desperate for a win. To come out of that with a 2-2 record could be looked at as a success or an utter disappointment.
And just when you thought the road gets a little easier, it doesn’t.
The Packers travel to Indianapolis to take on a Colts team who will be playing with heavy hearts after learning about their Head Coach Chuck Pagano and his diagnosis with leukemia.
Indianapolis Colts (1-2) Analysis: In reality, Pagano’s leukemia has nothing to do with the football being played on the field. But it will have an effect on the Colts’ fans who are beyond passionate about their NFL team and it will provide a young team with a motivational boost. Fans have the opportunity to pick up CHUCKSTRONG T-Shirts (pictured above), tees I expect to see all over the place on Sunday. We all hop...
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On the eve of their Week 5 game at Indianapolis, the Green Bay Packers on Saturday made a pair of personnel moves, activating defensive end Mike Neal andreleasing fellow defensive lineman Phillip Merling.
Neal was activated from exempt status following a four-game suspension for violatingthe NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.The 6-foot-3, 294-pounder, who was...
Colts Authority Daily Links
Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com reiterated how thin the Colts are right now at cornerback as they get ready to face the surging Packers offense:
Cassius Vaughn will start opposite Jerraud Powers. Darius Butler or Josh Gordy will be at nickel in two different versions of the package. It could be catastrophic, but interim coach Bruce Arians has no choice but...
Andrew Luck took a vicious hit on this play, and luckily he wasn’t hurt on the play. Nick Perry is a big man and has been a force so far for the Green Bay Packers. Even though he got lit up, Luck got the last laugh by pulling off the upset victory.Via: @cfbsection
Good afternoon, Colts Fans. I hope your weekend has been great so far. This week, we are doing NFL picks on Coltsauthority.com. Everyone on the staff who was able sent me their Week 5 winners with full bragging rights at stake. And, if you feel like getting into the mix as well, feel free to add your Week 5 picks into the comments.
The Colts Authority staff all agrees...
Reggie Wayne of the Indianapolis was covered by Charles Woodson for most of the first half during the Colts and Packers game on Sunday, but it didn’t matter for the below catch. Reggie Wayne made an incredible one-handed grab from Andrew Luck. For good measure, a defensive pass interference call was also made on Woodson during the play. This one will make many highlight reels...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Clay Matthews may have been a little too good to begin this season. With six sacks in the Packers' first two games, Matthews matched his 2011 season total and showed opposing teams that his statistical drop-off in production was nothing more than a one-year glitch.
After the fourth-year linebacker dominated the 49ers and Bears in Weeks 1 and 2 and was on pace...
Tight end Jermichael Finley hasn’t been the same since his knee injury
While most fans and members of the media have been focusing on Jermichael Finley’s drops for the past 21 games, I’m more concerned about his decreased athleticism. Ever since injuring his right knee against the Washington Redskins nearly two years ago, the fifth-year tight end from the University of Texas...
The Colts week 5 game was supposed to be about their Head Coach. It was supposed to be about the emotions of the sad, unexpected, depressing situation. It was supposed to be about the Green Bay Packers showing the world they're still the best team in the NFL.
Instead, as the Colts (2-2) fought back from a 21-3 halftime deficit to win 30-27, we found that today was all about...
Charles C. Woodson is highly regarded as one of the best college and NFL athletes of all time. A multi-talented troublesome kid from Fremont, Ohio, Woodson was one of the top high school athletes in the Nation in the mid-1990s and went on to earn a football scholarship at the University of Michigan. Woodson was named to the All- Big 10 team as a true freshman at Michigan, as well...
Colts cornerback Vontae Davis (foot) has been ruled out of the game against Green Bay this Sunday, according to beat writer Conrad BrunnerFantasy Spin:A game with the Packers is a bad time to find your secondary down one of it's best cover men. Add more value to Aaron Rodgers, James Jones and Jordy Nelson.