Found October 01, 2012 on
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Just when the Green Bay Packers thought they had escaped the horrendous officiating that cost them the win against the Seattle Seahawks, it reappeared Sunday at home vs. the New Orleans Saints. This time they got the win, in large part thanks to an offense that had really been struggling in their first 3 games. Their offense has been so bad in fact that Sunday marked the first time they scored a touchdown in the 1st quarter. The problems for the Packers could be credited to opposing defenses making adjustments from last season. Finally, after 3 games the Packers made changes of their own, and started using Cedric Benson to help open up the passing game and become more of a dual threat
On the defensive side of the football, it is a bit of a mixed bag for the Packers. In the first 3 games, it appeared the elite defense of old finally had come back. That all changed against the Saints, when Drew Brees passed for 446 yards and 3 TD’s. The biggest problem I had with the Packers defense ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings re-injured his groin and has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.
Jennings caught a touchdown pass -- his first of the season -- from quarterback Aaron Rodgers early in the second quarter to give Green Bay a 14-7 lead. But on the following drives, Jennings stood on the sideline...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The regular referees were back, but the Packers still couldn't escape a few costly botched calls. But unlike Week 3, Green Bay was able to overcome the officiating mistakes and improve to a 2-2 record.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 28-27 win over the Saints:
Passing Offense: B
Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdowns passes in this game, which...
Jeff Triplette, arguably the worst ref in the NFL, decided to shove Green Bay Packer Clay Matthews yesterday. His team had blown a fumble call and the Packers couldn't challenge because they were out...
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Packers’ Clay Matthews Comments On Visiting 0-3 Saints -
“It’s like a wounded dog coming in here. They’re 0-3, but when you tell anybody that you’re playing the Saints, they don’t assume that they have that record. … They have no sympathy for us and we don’t for them.” - Clay Matthews
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Now that nobody in Green Bay has fingernails left and some will be sporting new gray hairs on their head it is time to sum up the game.
This game featured a battle between the starting quarterbacks as Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns. Not to be outdone Drew Brees threw for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of offense, the Packers had a solid attack. ...
Despite some more questionable calls and a suspect pass defense, the Green Bay packers persevered at home to outlast the New Orleans Saints by the score of 28-27.
Aaron Rodgers wasn’t quite Drew Brees, but still effective while going 31-of-41 for 319 yards, four touchdowns and just the one interception.
The Packers (2-2) kept pace in a competitive NFC North division while the...
James Jones, picking up the slack for an injured Greg Jennings, helped deliver a key win with two touchdowns and a crucial catch to clinch the game.
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