Found September 20, 2012 on Football Nation:
Every NFL season is full of surprises.  Team performance can vary wildly from year to year, earning the NFL the nickname "Not For Long" League.The Packers are usually immune to this trend.  They usually have the same coach and GM for a decade or more, which brings team unity and success.  Even in this time of heavy turnover, they have a GM (Ted Thompson) that joined them in 2005, and has spent 15 of the last 20 years in their organization.  Their head coach (Mike McCarthy) was hired in 2006, and shows no signs of being fired anytime soon.The Seahawks, however, are still building.  They brought in a free agent QB, only to bench him for a promising rookie.  Their head coach was hired in 2010, and has failed to bring them a winning record (although he did lead them to the only playoff victory by a team with a losing team).  They have shown signs of life, beating a talented Dallas Cowboys team that is going to have a big week, and almost beating the Cardinals in Arizona, who ...

Finley refuses to criticize agent's comments

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers coach Mike McCarthy called it "ignorant." Quarterback Aaron Rodgers said it was "silly." But tight end Jermichael Finley, whose agent, Blake Baratz, recently made negative statements about Rodgers' leadership abilities, had no issue with it."I wasn't upset at all," Finley said at his locker on Thursday. "He (Baratz...

Jermichael Finley’s agent takes jab at Aaron Rodgers via Twitter

The following article is a guest contribution by Benjamin Haynes, Esq.   Haynes is a former Division 1 Basketball Player at Oral Roberts University and currently practices law in the State of Florida. A week ago, the Green Bay Packers dominated the Chicago Bears in a 23-10 win. The Bears quarterback, Jay Cutler, had an atrocious game throwing only 11 for 27 with 4 interceptions...

Packers offense struggling to find rhythm

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Penalties, dropped passes, missed throws and turnovers have all contributed to the Packers' struggles on offense through two games this season. After the incredible year that Green Bay's offense had in 2011, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the group just don't look the same right now.It's only two games and the regular season is far from...

Weekly Rankings: The One Where I Spinal Tap Aaron Rodgers

Sorry, Aaron Rodgers owners, this week he goes to 11.  Now I get it, you drafted him in the first round and ‘gosh darn it, he deserves a better ranking than that!’ is what you’re thinking.  Ok, you were thinking of other four letter words than ‘gosh’ and ‘darn’ but that’s besides the point and I’m sure I’ll see them in the comments.  Something about this matchup...

Jennings Remains Out with Groin

The Packers hoped Pro Bowl wide receiver Greg Jennings would practice on Thursday. Instead, he remained a spectator after a rehab workout didn't go as well as hoped. Plus, injury reports and much more from Thursday.

When Matthews gets help, hes dangerous

GREEN BAY, Wis. After Clay Matthews racked up 3.5 sacks in Green Bay's Week 2 win against the Chicago Bears, slightly exaggerated compliments were flowing freely in the Packers locker room. Cornerback Tramon Williams called Matthews "a freak of nature." Safety Charles Woodson said, "Nobody can block Clay." It sure looks like the beginning of the 2010 season...

Pete Carroll fully supports Greg Schiano’s approach to kneel-down play

A number of mixed opinions have surfaced since Greg Schiano ordered the Bucs to play hard until the final whistle against the Giants last Sunday. Tom Coughlin was the most upset about it and Justin Tuck didn’t seem too far behind. Jerry Jones thinks the kneel-down play should be eliminated altogether and we here at LBS don’t see what all the fuss is about. Neither does Pete...

8-Year-Old Running Back Refuses To Go Down

What a run! Am I the only one who sees flashes of Marshawn Lynch in this kid? But don't get too big of a head yet, buddy. You've still got to have a lot of run-ins with the law before you reach... [[ Read More ]]
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