Found October 09, 2012 on
Green Bay Packers
There’s nothing worse than missing a game where the Green Bay Packers lose. Yes, it saves some heartache and keeps the remote control from flying across the room, but it’s disheartening to know that, when I go back and watch it, I’m only going to be disappointed. The one silver lining, however, is that the emotion has taken its course, and I can look at things a little more objectively.With this in mind, I already knew what to look for when the Green Bay Packers dropped an 18-point halftime lead over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. I had to figure out what changed between the two halves of play and why things started going south. A lot of blame was passed around in the 24 hours following the loss, but I wanted to draw my own conclusions with the tape to back up my claims.And what did I find? While I agree with “Jersey” Al that the offense deserves a lot of the heat, I don’t think I can point my finger directly at the play calling. And though Adam Czech is correct in pointing out t...
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Aaron Rodgers and the Packers should have put Sunday’s game against the Colts away at the end of the first half.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets annoyed when people ask him about not having many fourth quarter comeback wins on his resume. Rodgers usually points out that he’s won a lot of games in the second and third quarter, making any type of late comeback unnecessary...
A 21-3 halftime lead for the Green Bay Packers was the type of first-half performance that the team expected. The second half, however, was a struggle for the Packers in nearly every area of the game as Green Bay (2-3) lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 30-27.
Five things we learned from the Packers' loss:
1. A loss that can't happen:
If the Packers are going to be a legitimate...
The twists and turns of the 2012 NFL season continue to unfurl, and not even the old officials can stave off the surprises each week seems to bring.The Indianapolis Colts, just days after learning of Head Coach Chuck Pagano's diagnosis with leukemia, overcame a 21-3 halftime deficit to beat the visiting Green Bay Packers 30-27 in a game that could come back to haunt the 2010...
As if the Green Bay Packers weren’t already reeling from their loss against the Indianapolis Colts, things got worse on Monday morning when Mike McCarthy announced RB Cedric Benson would not play this week against the Houston Texans.Early in the 2nd quarter against the Colts, Benson got his ankle rolled up (above) and had to be helped off the field by team trainers. Benson was...
Im sure all football fans can agree that Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hasnt been looking like themselves and if you dont think so, Rodgers agrees that he himself hasnt been playing his best football. Our friends over at ProfootballZone.com has a snippet of Rodgers interview with 540 AM in Milwaukee via NFL.com: “I set the bar high and I expect to play at a higher level...
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers talks about the state of his season; plus injury reports and much, much more from a newsworthy Wednesday at Lambeau Field.
According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette via Rotoworld.com, the Packers will likely consider starting James Starks at running back with Cedric Benson out for at least the next eight weeks.Starks looked very unimpressive during the preseason and hasn’t played yet in the regular season because of a turf toe injury. Alex Green will also likely get some carries this Sunday against the Texans.
With Cedric Benson out for at least 8 weeks, Alex Green should have some nice fantasy value going forwardChristian Ponder MIN QBThe young Vikings QB has been very impressive this season. Sure, he still comes off as a game manager, but that perception is starting to change. In standard leagues, he has scored 18 points or more in 3 of the last 5 games and he is on pace to nearly...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A loss to the Colts was not the only issue for the Packers coming out of Sunday's game in Indianapolis. The injuries to running back Cedric Benson (foot), tight end Jermichael Finley (shoulder) and nose tackle B.J. Raji (ankle) were all serious enough that none of those three were able to return to the game.Benson's foot injury appears to be the most problematic...
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson left Sunday’s game after a leg injury. Benson had his leg rolled up at the end of a three yard catch early in the second quarter.
Benson was able to leave the field but was carted to the locker room. Alex Green replaced him.
Benson had totaled 41 yards prior to the injury.
Benson had 228 yards gained at 3.6 yards per carry entering this game.
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, but a "designated to return" tag was added, which means he might be back this season. Benson sprained his left foot in Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts, and by being placed on injured reserve, he must sit out eight games. He's eligible to return in Week 14 against...
Last season, the Green Bay Packers followed up their improbable Super Bowl run to close out 2010 with a 15-1 regular season record. As a team, the Packers seemed on top of the world; they were unstoppable. But with one of the most prolific offenses in NFL history, the Packers opportunistic defense has been less than desirable; an Achilles heel so to speak that cost the Packers...
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Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was carted off the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with a foot injury. The team announced his return was questionable. With No. 2 running back James Starks in active, the Packers were left with fullback John Kuhn and Alex Green as tailback options without Benson.
“Offense wins games; defense wins championships.”Whether or not that’s how the phrase originally went is moot. Unless you’re the 1999 St. Louis Rams, simply outscoring the opponent with nothing but copious offensive firepower just doesn’t cut it. Many a quarterback with a 40 TD/8 INT season has been sniped in the playoff thicket by sharpshooter corners and artillery linemen...