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Green Bay Packers
Rodgers in a baseball cap and waving a celebratory towel would be a welcome sight on Sunday. Green Bay can clinch a playoff bye with a win
Here we are in week 17 and another season is nearly in the books. The Green Bay Packers end their regular season schedule with a trip to Minnesota to face the Vikings. A few years back, the NFL changed its schedule making such that the last week of the season would be a divisional game for all teams. This was in the hopes that the games would be meaningful and teams wouldn’t rest slews of their starters in preparation for the postseason.
The NFL has gotten its wish this year and with this game. Each team has something on the line. The Vikings need to win to secure a playoff spot. The Packers can clinch the second seed in the NFC with a win. Should the Vikings win, the Packers can still gain the #2 seed with a San Francisco and a Seattle loss.
Last week’s format was a success so I’m going stick with a “Keys to the Game” theme. Let’s see wh...
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Going into the Wild Card Weekend of the NFL Playoffs we’ve done a Top 10 ranking for the QB, RB, WR, and TE positions. Obviously, the player pools are greatly reduced and that is reflected in the rankings. If you’re still involved in any of the various playoff format fantasy leagues/challenges, then these are the [...]The post Aaron Rodgers tops the list for Wild Card Weekend...
Aaron Rodgers has proven himself as a passer, but the Vikings are particularly impressed with his ability to move around, both in the pocket and outside, creating a lot of problems for the defenders in coverage.
Dismissing an utterly brilliant performance in a 37-34 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was criticized by the asinine sister of two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Greg Jennings, Valyncia. As a two-time … Continue reading →
Green Bay Packer wide receiver Greg Jennings finished with 8 catches for 120 yards and 2 touchdowns as the Packers lost to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday; however, that wasn’t good enough for sister Valyncia. Jennings sister felt as though the 12 targets her brother had just wasn’t enough and believed her brother was being [...]
Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers weren't satisfied with their NFC North title. They went all out for a better seed, hoping for a one-week break.
Adrian Peterson didn't let them catch their breath. Minnesota's relentless runner will be coming right back at them next week.
Peterson finished 9 yards short of breaking Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- DuJuan Harris was the best running back option for the Packers in Sundays regular-season finale, but it wasnt enough to earn the starting job permanently heading into the playoffs.
"We dont have a starting running back," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday.
Harris accounted for 14 of Green Bays 16 carries in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings, rushing...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Just as the Packers are getting one wide receiver back on the field, they might be losing another.
Coach Mike McCarthy announced Friday that Jordy Nelson, who's missed the past three games with a hamstring injury, is probable for Green Bay's regular-season finale Sunday in Minnesota against the Vikings.
"I feel good about Jordy Nelson," McCarthy...
It's pretty simple for the Green Bay Packers: Beat the Minnesota Vikings on the road Sunday and earn a direct ticket to the NFC divisional playoffs.
The scenarios get a little more complicated after that, though.
If Minnesota can end a five-game losing streak against its NFC North rival, it secures the team's first postseason berth since 2009 -- and likely sets up a rematch...
Position coach Jerry Fontenot has helped Jermichael Finley get back on track after a disappointing first nine games to the season. With Fontenot making things more fun, Finley has become a go-to weapon and regained the trust of Aaron Rodgers.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Regular-season NFL games don't get any bigger than Sunday's regular-season finale when the Minnesota Vikings host the Green Bay Packers.
In the biggest game for Minnesota since the 2010 season-opener, the stakes are high with playoff positioning on the line for both teams. There's also the side story of Adrian Peterson's chase for the single...
NASHVILLE A steady and chilling rain fell straight down Friday afternoon on the Vanderbilt football team. The Commodores were prepping in their own stadium for a bowl game just a short cab uh, bus ride away.
As practice closed, a sense of exuberance mixed with confidence seemed to possess these Commodores. Call it history already made and even more possibly to come for a team...
In one of the most remarkable games imaginable, the Vikings beat the Packers 37-34 on a last-play field goal. Adrian Peterson rushed for 199 yards to outduel Aaron Rodgers, who threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns.
The Packers wanted to be the NFC's No. 2 seed in the playoffs and earn a first-round bye. Instead, Green Bay's loss Sunday in Minnesota not only forces the Packers to play next weekend, it also set up a rematch with the Vikings.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 37-34 loss to the Vikings:
Passing Offense: A-
It's difficult to find much blame in Green Bay...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings couldn't have gotten any better health news in advance of Sunday's win-and-in playoff scenario.
Minnesota (9-6), which can earn a playoff spot with a win Sunday at home against the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers (11-4), expect to have leading rusher Adrian Peterson, 14-year veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield and defensive...
Green Bay Packers (11-4) at Minnesota Vikings (9-6)
There are many reasons to like the Vikings here. They’ve played great football at home, going 6-1 with wins over San Francisco and Chicago, as opposed to 3-4 on the road. They played the Packers tight a few weeks back and that was in Green Bay. They’re also playing very good football right now, winning 3 in a row since that...