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Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang is active for Sunday night's game against the Detroit Lions.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy had indicated they were preparing to start undrafted rookie Don Barclay at right tackle because of Lang's ankle injury. Lang was injured last week against Minnesota, and was limited Friday after sitting out practice the previous two days.
Green Bay got back one of its defensive backs in cornerback Sam Shields, but Charles Woodson is missing another week with a broken collarbone. Also on Green Bay's inactive list are: RB James Starks: LBs Clay Matthews and Terrell Manning; WR Jordy Nelson; and DEs Mike Neal and C.J. Wilson.
The Lions will be without Corey Williams, who has two of the 12 sacks by Detroit's defensive tackles. S Louis Delmas; Ts Jason Fox and Corey Hilliard; WR Lance Long; DE Ronnell Lewis; and QB Kellen Moore are Detroit's other inactives.
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What did we learn last night during the Lions-Packers game? Aaron Rodgers wears a thong during games. We also learned that Lambeau Field has a heating system that will melt snow on impact. This has to be one of the big travesties in NFL history. It’ll take a blizzard to ever have a snow game at Lambeau.
So long, Frozen Tundra.
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For the second week in a row the Green Bay Packers used a strong second half to secure a victory, this time it was against the Detroit Lions.
It was a snowy night in Lambeau Field, but the adverse weather conditions didn’t slow down the Lions at first. After the opening drive, the Lions jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead after a 12 play, 80-yard drive.
With a chance to even the score...
The Green Bay Packers have been burned by injuries on the field throughout 2012. The list is depressing: Desmond Bishop, Bryan Bulaga, Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews, Cedric Benson, Greg Jennings, Jordy Nelson, D.J. Smith, Sam Shields, Nick Perry, James Starks. All have missed multiple games or been placed on injured reserve.
The Packers protected their pocketbooks when signing...
When the Green Bay Packers were sitting at a 2-3 record with an offense that seemed to be sputtering and looking up at the rest of the NFC North, many began to write their 2012 season eulogy already. Since then, the Pack has won seven of eight, including knocking off the top seed in the AFC with a “got our mojo back” performance in Houston on Sunday Night Football; the Texans’...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Aaron Rodgers did not want to be the quarterback responsible for ending the Packers' 21-year win streak over the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field. But early in the second quarter Sunday night, it was starting to look as if Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was going to help his team snap the skid that began in 1991 when he was only three years old.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No fan had ever been allowed to Lambeau Leap during a Packers game ... until Sunday night.
At halftime of Green Bay's win over the Detroit Lions, Cory Uttech was introduced to the 70,000-plus fans in attendance -- one of which was comedy superstar Will Ferrell -- and made his leap into the front row at Lambeau Field.
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My unfitered game day running blog post of comments, observations and first impressions.
Inactive for Packers today: CB Charles Woodson, LB Clay Matthews, WR Jordy Nelson, DL CJ Wilson, DL Mike Neal, LB Terrell Manning, RB James Starks
Inactive for Lions today: DT Corey Williams, S Louis Delmas, WR...
For the Packers, safety Charles Woodson, running back James Starks, linebackers Clay Matthews and Terrell Manning, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and defensive ends Mike Neal and C.J. Wilson will sit out. Source: MLive.com Attached Thumbnails
The weather forecast holds promise.
Dreaming of a White Packers home game is now almost wished upon as much as a White Christmas.
Not that a White Christmas is a huge necessity; at least a Christmas without snow ensures getting to Grandma’s and back safely.
But white-out Packers games become instant memories.
Sadly, it doesn’t seem to happen as often these days – damn global...
Balance was the word of the day for the Green Bay Packers on a snowy night at Lambeau Field.
A breakdown of 32 rushing plays compared to 24 passing plays helped the Packers (9-4) overcome the Detroit Lions by the score of 27-20.
Even the famous and tremendously funny Will Ferrell was digging the Packers on this night with his winter knit Packers cap and a performance of “Roll Out...
The Detroit Lions travel into historic Lambeau Field Sunday night to do battle with the Green Bay Packers. The Frozen Tundra has been a house of horrors for The Detroit Lions as they continue to battle ghosts of the past and present. Detroit hasn’t won in Green Bay since George H. Bush was President all the way back on December 15th, 1991 by a score of 21-17.
This Packers team...
Two Green Bay Packer rookies scored touchdowns leading to a 27-20 victory over the Detroit Lions Sunday night, marking the 22nd straight year Detroit has lost in Wisconsin versus Green Bay."I was thinking this would be a waste of a beautiful day, to end that streak," Rodgers said. "Playing in the snow, a great crowd. Hopefully we can keep that (streak) going as long...
Packer Report takes a quick-hitting look back at the Packers' 27-20 victory over the Lions on Sunday night. The key to the game was Mike Daniels' touchdown. The numbers include one player chasing history and another whose chase has ended.