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Green Bay Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If Aaron Rodgers is forced to miss any games this season due to injury, clearly the Green Bay Packers would not be the same team no matter who the backup quarterback is. After all, Rodgers is the NFL's Most Valuable Player and is the biggest reason why the Packers led the league in scoring last season.
But in recent years, Green Bay was in reliable hands in the event that Rodgers was unable to play, with Matt Flynn proving himself more than capable of stepping in. With Flynn now in Seattle battling for a starting spot with the Seahawks, the Packers have turned to former practice squad quarterback Graham Harrell. And so far, the results with Harrell have been mixed.
Harrell, who is 27 years old and never thrown a pass in a regular season game in his NFL career, has played the vast majority of Green Bay's first two preseason games, both resulting in losses. Playing at home last Thursday against the Cleveland Browns, Harrell threw several passes behind on-t...
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The NFC North has had 3 different division winners in each of the last 3 seasons (Green Bay in ’11, Chicago in ’10, and Minnesota in ’09). Is 2012 the Year of the Lions? Probably not. Detroit hasn’t done enough to upgrade their defense while the Packers and Bears remain strong.
Regardless, the NFC North features some of the truly elite performers in the NFL, especially on...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers had his weekly gathering with the local media on Monday afternoon and discussed a rough preseason so far for the Packers, playing more no-huddle offense and preparing for this week's upcoming game in Cincinnati against the Bengals.Five question-and-answer highlights:1. At 0-2 right now, is it a big deal at all for you to win a preseason game?RODGERS...
In what has widely become a pass-first league, elite quarterbacks in fantasy football can provide your team with something you seek out of every other player on your roster, consistent weekly scoring.
While it can be argued that drafting a quarterback in the first two rounds is not ideal for a variety of reasons, it cannot be argued however, that over the last three years, there...
There was a time when James Starks looked like the starting running back for the Packers. Even though Starks had injury issues dating back to his days at the University of Buffalo and had averaged just 4.2 YPC on only 162 career carries in 2 years after going in the 6th round in 2010, the Packers were committed to him as the starter for most of the offseason. However, after a rough...
Whether it is for purposes of fantasy football or simply because you want to know who might be catching an Aaron Rodgers 60-yard touchdown pass, understanding and keeping up with the depth chart is very important.As a fantasy football fan, I like to know what receivers, tight ends, and running backs are going to see the most time on the field.The depth chart can help you decided...
The WMFL team brings you their tight end rankings and also discusses the discrepancy in some of their rankings.
Rizzla (3): I am in love with Finley’s monster upside with Aaron Rodgers at the helm. Rodgers has a lot of mouths to feed but knows his athletic tight end poses the most matchup problems for opponents when healthy. Aside from Graham and Gronkowski...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers has not forgotten what it was like sitting in the green room during the 2005 NFL draft, waiting around as 23 other players were picked before the Green Bay Packers finally called his name. Cedric Benson, recently signed by the Packers, was one of the players Rodgers had to watch take the stage, shake the commissioner's hand and put on the hat...
There is no argument that the three safest picks at the quarterback position are Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, and Drew Brees. Rodgers is the best fantasy quarterback on the market, while Brady and Brees aren't a bad consolation prize. However, many wait until later rounds in the draft to select a quarterback and for good reason. Rodgers, Brady, Brees, and maybe Cam...