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The Green Bay Packers learned a valuable lesson last January, don't take the read option lightly. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick put on a show at the Packers expense racking up a record 181 rushing yards for a quarterback in NFL playoff history. For head coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dom Capers, it was the lowlight since they have been together in Green Bay. However, the reward for penance is redemption, and when the Packers take the field against the 49ers, they will have their eyes trained on Kaepernick.
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“In Ted We Trust.”
This phrase has become part of every Packers fan’s lingo.
Posters have been made in it’s honor:
Even T shirts have been made promoting this belief:
It is a great phrase, perfectly capturing what every Packers fan should do at all times-trust the person in charge of football operations to make the best decisions regarding football operations...
According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Packers cornerback Casey Hayward has such a bad hamstring injury that he’s expected to be held out for the next month.
A source close to Hayward said the second-year player doesn’t expect to play in the first month of the season.
Hayward was declared out of the San Francisco early in the week.
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Bob McGinn and Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel report that Packers CB Casey Hayward is expected to miss at least a month of action.
Having initially been diagnosed with a minor hamstring injury during training camp, Hayward suffered a setback in his recovery during the team’s third preseason game and is now expected to be out for a noticeable period of time.
Aaron Rodgers isn't out for revenge in Green Bay's season opener. Sure, the 49ers bounced the Packers from the NFC playoffs with a 45-31 win in January, but the former MVP quarterback — who grew up a Niners fan in Northern California — says he and his teammates are simply focused on the task at hand.
Five things to watch for in Sunday afternoon's regular-season opener between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers:
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