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The injury to D.J. Smith was one of many among the Green Bay Packers linebackers.
When the injuries started compounding for the Green Bay Packers this year, fans didn’t seem to flinch. Too fresh in their memories was the story of 2010, when the Packers overcame several key injuries to become Super Bowl champions. “Next man up” became the rally cry for the team, its fans, and the media.
The motto’s resurgence in 2012 showed the confidence of Packers Nation in Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy’s ability to add and develop depth throughout the team. While concerns still brewed in the back of our minds, they were overshadowed by what we’ve come to expect from Green Bay’s second string players.
No more Desmond Bishop? Bring in D.J. Smith. Now Smith goes down? Get Brad Jones in there. Lose Cedric Benson, James Starks, and Brandon Saine? Promote Alex Green and DuJuan Harris, then re-sign Ryan Grant from free agency. Even undrafted rookie Don Barclay surprised us with his ability to take over ...
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A number of designers have taken their shot at redesigning the Green Bay Packers helmets and uniforms to their liking.
Could you imagine Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, or Clay Matthews wearing something like this?
Featured are a number of Green Bay Packers’ helmets and uniform designs. Some are interesting options that fans may like and others may strike a nerve with some fans...
Free agent, Greg Jennings of the Green Bay Packers, only played in a total of eight games during the 2012 season but there sure seems to be a ton of hype surrounding the potential free agent.
In case you have not seen his commercials, Jennings is currently pimping out Old Spice and the NFL’s own ticket exchange website through television, but most importantly, he’s pimping...
Lovie Smith and the 4-3 defense for the Packers? I don’t think so.
There has been a lot of talk among Green Bay Packers fans regarding Dom Capers and his future as the team’s defensive coordinator. Saturday’s postseason loss to the San Francisco 49ers was the anvil that broke the camel’s back after a 2011 season of defensive agony, despite their overall improvement in 2012...
Is Mike McCarthy becoming so stubborn he’s hurting his own team?
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has many admirable qualities, both as a head coach and as a person.
One such quality is that he is incredibly loyal. McCarthy has stood by his coaches and his players when someone’s ability or dedication has been called into question. That is something so many people...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers seem like a team that could be making a habit out of trips to the Super Bowl. Armed with the NFL's reigning Most Valuable Player at quarterback, a talented group of wide receivers, an elite pass-rusher in Clay Matthews and a young core built through the draft, Green Bay's roster has most of the important pieces needed to attain that level of...
After his team got torched by the 49ers’ read-option last week, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he doesn’t believe it will last long.
“I think the league is cyclical and things can come back around that were being used 20, 30 years ago. But this too will pass,” Rodgers said on his weekly radio show on 540 ESPN and ESPNWisconsin.com on Tuesday. “Some of...
After a disappointing playoff loss last Saturday to the 49ers, the Green Bay Packers need to evaluate the direction their defense is headed in under Dom Capers.
The Packers defense gave up almost 600 yards to the 49ers offense, which is completely uncalled for.
During his closing press conference, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy was asked about Capers’ future.
McCarthy said it...
According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, tight end Jermichael Finley is expected to be back with the Packers next season.Fantasy Spin:Finley received a vote of confidence from head coach Mike McCarthy earlier in the week. Finley finished 12th among NFL tight ends in receiving yards this season with 667 yards in 16 games.
This is the latest post in Kurt’s continuing series to identify the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player of All-Time. For an explanation of his methodology for choosing each franchise’s ultimate franchise player, and then how you and he will choose the NFL’s Ultimate Franchise Player from that list, click here.
To see all the category page for this series, of which there will...
Green Bay Packer quarterback Aaron Rodgers has decided to drop out of this year’s Pro Bowl due to numerous nagging injuries.
The New York Giants have announced that Eli Manning will replace Rodgers on the NFC roster.
QB Eli Manning will be replacing Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in this years Pro Bowl
— New York Giants (@Giants) January 15, 2013
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Highlights from the 49ers Divisional Game Playoff win over the Green Bay Packers.