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Green Bay Packers
New Orleans Saints
If you don’t listen to “Tuesday’s with Aaron” (hosted by Green and Gold’s Jason Wilde), I highly recommend that you do so (it’s free on itunes to boot). One thing that always surprises me is how much Aaron Rodgers remembers about each specific play; not only does he remember the blocking assignments and routes, but he also remembers the context, the past tendencies of the defense and historically how’s it’s worked for the Packers in the past. This week, he detailed the first touchdown play in the game versus the Saints and how James Jones stole a touchdown from Jermicheal Finley. As it’s often hard to follow Rodgers when he’s describing a play on the radio, I have decided to diagram this play with what Rodgers stated (so presumably this is about as accurate of a play analysis as I can possibly do)
The Situation: The score is tied 0-0 in the 1st quarter with 9 minutes left to go. The Packers are in the red zone with 2nd and 10 after LB Scott Shanle ripping the ball out of TE Jer
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The Green Bay Packers are through one quarter of their season so it is a good time to look at what the team could improve on, in list mode of course!Improvement # 1 – Figure out the offense’s identityA big issue for this seasons Packers offense could be the lack of identity. Last season it was all Rodgers all the time. This year, however, the Packers have a somewhat stable...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Coming off of the Packers' best offensive game of the season in a 28-27 win over the New Orleans Saints and improving Green Bay's record to 2-2, quarterback Aaron Rodgers spoke with the media Wednesday. This week, Rodgers discussed the lack of long pass plays so far this season, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck and much more.Five question-and...
A hook hand might cause problems for Aaron Rodgers, but an eye patch would just add to his arsenal. Rodgers was poked in the eye during Sunday's victory over the Saints. He was struck by safety Malcolm Jenkins, which drew a facemask penalty and temporarily affected the quarterback's vision. Fortunately for the Packers, Rodgers is going to be all right, although he doesn&...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was poked in the eye by New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins during the Pack’s big win on Sunday, forcing Rodgers to leave the game for treatment. Rodgers addressed the injury during his weekly appearance on 540 ESPN and added that he similarly suffered a similar injury during his high [...]
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said his vision was "bouncing around" after he was poked in the right eye by Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins in the game Sunday against the Saints, and he was not sure if he could even hand the ball off cleanly with a first and goal on the Saints' one-yard line, Bob Wolfley of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports.
Rodgers on Tuesday...
With the Green Bay Packers victory over the New Orleans Saints 28-27, one might ask if the Packers are a team with a scope on all opponents like a well trained sniper. In his Week 4 contest with the Saints and their own tactical specialist in Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers looked like the MVP of last year while only making one mistake in Green Bay’s 28-27 win.
As noted before, the Packers...
Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar says the Atlanta Falcons did something no team has done since at least 1981. Also: an Aaron Rodgers comeback, New England's rout, and the Cardiac Cardinals/Eagles strike again.
Aaron Rodgers faced the difficult task of replacing Brett Favre and Andrew Luck faced the difficult task of replacing another legendary quarterback, Peyton Manning. Mature and talented, Luck is off to a good start as he prepares to face the Packers on Sunday.
In this blog, I will not be discussing all 32 teams and their situations. What will be discussed are several general observations that I have made over the course of the first four games. I will talk about specific players and teams, but I won't cover every one. I will even talk about how the press, especially ESPN, has handled certain matters.
Sunday marked the triumphant return of many Fantasy Football players. Last year’s juggernauts such as Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Cam Newton, Roddy White and Drew Brees finally lit up the fantasy scoreboards like their owners have been expecting them to. Even the 49ers came up with an eye popping performance (27 pts in ESPN standard [...]
Where to Put 'em is the Fantasy Football Nerd's look at the best and worst matchups for Week 5 of the 2012 NFL season. Decisions are based upon the FFN rankings and matchup analysis. Given the known conditions, these matchups are the ones to watch and/or avoid.
This list does not generally include the elite players that you are going to start regardless of matchup. You...
The Packers will get accustomed to traveling south with their next three games on the road, all in the central part of the country. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, however, sees the needle on the compass pointing the opposite way with regard to Green Bay's previously sputtering offense. "Heading in the right direction, definitely," Rodgers said Wednesday. Whether Pro...