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Finally. It's finally here. Rejoice! Rejoice! The Green Bay Packers 2012 season kicks off this afternoon. Oh, happy happy joy joy!As all good Packer fans know, the Pack plays the San Francisco 49ers at Lambeau Field, with kickoff at roughly 3:25 CT. Today’s game is a matchup of the highest-scoring offense in the league in 2011 (Green Bay, 35.0 ppg) against the No. 2 scoring defense (San Francisco, 14.3 ppg) from last season. Something's gonna give, as the saying goes. The Niners were one of the surprise teams last season, going 13-3, with some even going so far as to project them going to the Super Bowl this season. Those people, however, regardless of the outcome of today's game, are delusional.A look at the NinersLet's be honest, however. This is a good football team. It has a great defense, and that, rather than its offense, is what will take them to the promised land if they are indeed to get there this season. They have a maniac defensive tackle in Justin Smith,...
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Packers linebacker Erik Walden re-instated
As the Packers turn the page on Erik Walden’s one-game suspension, they’ve cut cornerback Brandian Ross to clear room for the 27 year-old linebacker.
Ross was inactive for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, but the Packers will likely try and keep him around on the practice squad. Teams have 24 hours to put in a claim for Ross before...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Donald Driver stood on the sideline with his helmet on throughout the Packers' Week 1 loss, just waiting to get called onto the field. But as Green Bay's offense went through its first nine drives against the San Francisco 49ers, Driver could only watch and wait.
Driver, the Packers' all-time leader in receptions and receiving yards, finally got in on...
Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers scored a great touchdown against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, however his celebration left a little to be desired. As many NFL players do when they score, they dunk the football over the crossbar of the field goal post. Vernon tried to do it, however he was rejected at the rim.
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I checked the box score again just to be sure and unless I am missing something it does appear the 49ers scored more points than the Packers.
Once again, if I am wrong let me know.
“We beat ourselves. They really didn’t beat us,” cornerback Jarrett Bush said after the game, via the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “We just have to hunker down and make sure we’re gap...
Vernon Davis’ third quarter touchdown against the Green Bay Packers was nice, but it was overruled by his dunk attempt of the goalpost?Davis did bring some laughter to a Green Bay crowd that didn’t get much of it today, as its teams lost 30-22 to San Francisco.Good job, good effort, Vernon.[Video via Cosby Sweaters]
After the ball clunked off of the cross bar and went forward, David Akers tied the NFL record for the longest field goal at 63 yards. His reaction was priceless, as was those of his teammates. Not only did they act like he helped them win the Super Bowl, but he looked completely shocked. The video is below:
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In the marquee matchup of the day, the San Francisco 49ers came into Lambeau Field and left with a 30-22 win over the Green Bay Packers. The 49ers defense harassed MVP Aaron Rodgers all day long, sacking him three times (a fourth came passed the line of scrimmage), and picked him off once (a second one dropped). The Packers had no ground game at all, and after a season where they...
Monday morning mistakenness continues around the NFL.
First, Brandon Weeden tried to convince us that he wasn’t overwhelmed in his first start against the Eagles. And now, Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush is trying to convince us that the San Francisco 49ers didn’t flat out beat the Packers.
But before we get to Bush’s mistakenness, let’s state the facts.
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A revamped defense didn't look revamped. A revived running game didn't look revived. And not even Aaron Rodgers could bail out the Green Bay Packers.
Rodgers' attempt at a fourth-quarter rally fell short and the Packers were handed a harsh reality check Sunday, opening the season with a 30-22 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
It was an unsettling start for a team that...
The Packers fell behind 23-7 and, despite a punt return touchdown by Randall Cobb and a James Jones-fueled touchdown series, lost to San Francisco at Lambeau Field.
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The first Sunday of the NFL season is in the books. The 49′ers came out with ambitions of a title in their eyes as they faced off against the Green Bay Packers. First touchdown of the game belonged to Randy Moss, making it clear that he still has “IT.” But the hilarity moment of the [...]