Found September 16, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
There are some things you never want to hear.  How about “Look Out Below”?  Or “Perhaps you need to take a seat”?  And of course “Sorry, looks like your computer is stuck on an endless loop of Miley Cyrus’ MTV VMA performance”?  And if you’re saying to yourself right now “But I liked that performance” then I’ll have to ask you to put down the computer and back away slowly.  Then consider what other poor life decisions you might have made.  Like reading this column, for instance.  But hey, since you’re still here, why not go to the next paragraph?Another Sunday in the books, and another set of exciting close games (coupled with a few stinkers in the rain – I’m looking at you SanFran and Seattle).  And, of course, another column by yours truly this time with a set of early Week 2 pick ups of players less than 50% owned in standard 12-team Yahoo leagues.  Have at it!!James Starks – RB – 9% OwnedJames Starks went from below 1 % owned at 1 PM to 9% owned by the

The rise and fall of Eddie Lacy

“I see a guy who can make Aaron Rodgers more dangerous.” “This guy may be the next best running back in the NFL behind Adrian Peterson.” “Better hope he’s the next Barry Sanders because the Packers’ offensive line is offensive!” Such were a few of the outlandish statements made this preseason over the Green Bay Packers rookie running back, Eddie Lacy. The Packers’...

Green Bay Packers: Total domination for win #1

Aaron Rodgers (Photo credit: Getty Images) The Green Bay Packers could not have asked for a better day from the offense.  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers shredded the Washington Redskins’ defensive secondary for 480 yards, which tied Matt Flynn’s team record and led the NFL for week 2.  Running back James Starks rushed for 132 yards, becoming the first Packers running back to rush...

Packers climb one spot to No. 5 in the PFT power rankings

The Green Bay Packers went toe to toe with the San Francisco 49ers in week one and came up just short, but in week 2 gave a beatdown the Washington Redskins. The win moves the Packers up one spot to No. 5 on the power rankings.

James Starks ignites the Packers offense in win over Redskins

While many people probably have Eddie Lacy on their fantasy team, James Starks the University of Buffalo grad shows fantasy owners why it is important to own in him in all leagues.  After Eddie Lacy’s first run where he took a brutal helmet to helmet hit by Brandon Merriweather, the team ruled him out for […]

Packers rookie RB Eddie Lacy leaves game with concussion

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- On his first-ever rushing attempt at Lambeau Field, Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion. Lacy rushed for 10 yards on the play before Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather led with his helmet to take him down. There was no penalty on the play, but replays clearly showed that Meriweather made helmet-to-helmet contact with...

Pereira breaks down Week 2 NFL calls

Play 1 Hits to the head have been a point of emphasis throughout the NFL this season and it didn't take long in Week 2 for a big one to have taken place in the Washington-Green Bay game. On the Packers' opening drive, Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy carried the ball for 10 yards and was hit in the head by the Redskins' Brandon Meriweather with no foul being called...

Packers' Week 2 Injury Report: Jermichael Finely, Nick Perry, Jarrett Bush, Morgan Burnett

The status of quite a few Packers players remains up in the air after a week of light practice. Jermichael Finely did not practice on Wednesday and was light on both Thursday and Friday practices. He has been ailing from a toe injury, however he is still expected to play on Sunday; officially listed as probable.Linebacker Nick Perry is also probable for the game Sunday. He has been...

Rodgers' Record Day Up for NFL Honors

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Eddie Lacy Suffers Concussion

Packers running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion on his first carry Sunday against the Redskins and is done for the day.Fantasy Spin:Lacy was expected to see 20-plus carries in the game after handling just 14 last week, but he'll finish with one carry for 10 yards due to the injury. James Starks, not Johnathan Franklin, was the first man in to replace Lacy.

Week 2: Packers vs. Redskins Preview

Fans of the Green Bay Packers have had the last week to wail and nash our collective teeth over the loss (again...third in a row) to the San Francisco 49ers. It's another week, another game, and another read-option quarterback who may -- or may not -- give the Packers defense trouble. In the season home opener at Lambeau Field today, the Packers will see if they can keep QB Robert...

Rodgers, Packers cruise past 'Skins

Aaron Rodgers' big day was too much for the Washington Redskins. Rodgers was 34 of 42 for a career-high 480 yards and four touchdowns, and James Jones had 11 catches for a career-best 178 yards in a 38-20 victory Sunday. Robert Griffin III threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns for the Redskins, but most of that came in the second half with the Packers ahead by three TDs...

Washington Redskins “Sent Packing” by Green BayPackers

​Lambeau Field was the setting today to host the (0-1) Green Bay Packers and the visiting (0-1) Washington Redskins. Which team would walk away with a disappointing 0-2 start? The answer simply put, the Washington Redskins.​Kevin Durant of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder was on hand in Green Bay Wisconsin in support of his favorite NFL team Washington Redskins, but not...

Packers beat Redskins 38-20

The Green Bay Packers got back to even (1-1) in the won-loss column today with a 38-20 win at Lambeau Field over the Washington Redskins. Some are using the term "rout" to describe the win; Washington's two TDs came late. In any event, the Pack dominated early in this game and never let up. In the end, QB Aaron Rodgers tied the franchise record (Matt Flynn in 2011)...

Aaron Rodgers Still Underrated; 2012 Defenses Go M.I.A.

The last time Aaron Rodgers played poorly, Miley Cyrus was still a sweet, innocent girl. Well, maybe not. But it's been a long time. Colonel Comey also searches for three 2012 defenses that have gone M.I.A. in 2013 and ponders the fate of Ron Rivera.

Green Bay Packers to grind out close win against Washington Redskins

After a disappointing defeat at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers (1-0) last week, the Green Bay Packers (0-1) throw open the gates to welcome the Washington Redskins (0-1) for their 2013 home opener. Kickoff for the contest is set for 12 p.m. CT at Lambeau Field, with the action to be broadcast on […]The post Green Bay Packers to grind out close win against Washington Redskins...
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