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Marshall Newhouse vs. Jared Allen will go a long way in determining the Packers’ fate on Saturday night.
If the Packers’ offensive line holds up, Aaron Rodgers and his (finally) healthy wide receivers should be able to score at least 30 points against the Vikings on Saturday night.
If the Packers put up 30, do we really think the Vikings – with Christian Ponder at quarterback – can once again score more than 30 and beat the Packers in a shootout for the second consecutive week? This time on the road, outside, on grass, in freezing temperatures?
I doubt it. Even if Adrian Peterson goes off again, it’s still going to take another strong game from Ponder for the Vikings to top 30 points.
But back to the Packers’ offensive line. We didn’t hear Marshall Newhouse’s or Jared Allen’s name called often during Sunday’s game. That’s because Newhouse was quietly doing a good job blocking Allen.
Newhouse has had his bad moments this season, but for the most part, he’s been decent. If what he did
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For the second time in two weeks, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings, only this time the loser’s season is finished.
Because the Packers weren’t able to beat the Vikings last week in Minneapolis, the Vikings will now travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Packers in the first round of the playoffs.
The name of the game for the Packers defense is the same as...
When Greg Jennings' sister took to Twitter during last weekend's Packers-Vikings game to mercilessly criticize Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Packers fans immediately began to wonder what the rant might do to the NFL MVP's relationship with his two-time Pro Bowl receiver.
Apparently, not that much.
Jennings was left to explain why his sister called Rodgers the most...
After generating 67 million in revenue during the team's fifth stock sale last year, the Green Bay Packers wont be having another anytime soon.Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy told fans in a phone chat Friday that there in fact will be another stock sale, but it won't come for at least 10 to 15 years, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.The revenue...
Charles Woodson isn't talking rocket science, it was simple to him and his defensive teammates, stop Adrian Peterson. In basketball, it's the box and 1, for baseball it's the intentional walk, and in football it's 8 men in the box.
Great players demand special attention, and Saturday night the Green Packers defense which had been torched in two regular season games...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Step one is complete on the Packers' road to the Super Bowl, winning at home Saturday night over the Minnesota Vikings. Now their journey is about to become significantly more challenging with the well-rested San Francisco 49ers awaiting Green Bay's arrival for the divisional round matchup next weekend.
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Harris has emerged as Green Bay’s offensive X-factor over the past month
The Green Bay Packers finally won a home playoff game, their first since 2008. They defeated the Minnesota Vikings and they’re now moving forward to the Divisional Round of the playoffs and will travel to San Francisco to face the 49ers.
That the Packers beat Minnesota should still be front of mind and...
The Green Bay Packers beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in Saturday’s NFC Wild Card playoff game and never really struggled. Though the Packers won the game easily, quarterback Aaron Rodgers seemed dissatisfied with the team’s offensive performance.
“Our defense played at a championship level — which you have to have in the postseason,” Rodgers told NBC Sports’ Michele...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers could have avoided this. They had control over the NFC's No. 2 seed, which would have given them a first-round bye to watch from home as four playoff teams get eliminated this weekend.
Instead, the Vikings beat Green Bay in the regular-season finale, earning a postseason spot for Minnesota and setting up a rematch between the NFC North rivals for...
Wild Card Round: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
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Adrian Peterson runs for over 100 but under 200. Ponder makes the mistakes he didn’t last week and the Vikings struggle outdoors. Tramon Williams redeems himself and the Packers go on to San Francisco.
The Packers were able to keep drives alive with a short passing game and Aaron Rodgers extending plays. In the minds of Vikings defenders, that was a major difference-maker.
The irony of this, is that it wasn’t like AP needed 80 yards and only got 71 yards. He needed 208 yards and got 199, so it isn’t like the Packers defense did anything to stop him, he just ran out of time.
We will see if the Packers can hold AP under 200 as boldly (not really) predicted by Clay Matthews.
The Green Bay Packers washed the taste of last year's first-round elimination out of their mouths with a convincing win over the Vikings, who were forced to play behind inexperienced back-up QB Joe Webb
As all the sports world knows, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings for the second time in six days tomorrow evening on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field. The Packers won the first game several weeks ago, and the Vikes took the game on Sunday. This game? Well, it will be cold. But as Packer fans we hope that, in the end, the ViQueens feel much colder much longer...