Found January 11, 2012 on Beat Writers Blog:
QB hopes for snow, cold weather on Sunday

A-Rod speaks of first career home playoff start

GREEN BAY, Wis. In this week's media session with Aaron Rodgers, the Packers quarterback talked about getting ready for the Giants, starting a playoff game at home for the first time and much more.Five question-and-answer highlights:1. How has preparation been this week for the upcoming game against the Giants? Rodgers: I think its been good. We came in here on Monday, got some...

Aaron Rodgers,Eli Manning Who Is The better Quarterback?

Eli Manning and his New York Giants are in for a real treat traveling to Green Bay this weekend to do battle with Aaron Rodger and the Green Bay Packers. Both men Rodgers and Manning are capable quarterbacks. Which one will come out on top and which one is the better quarterback. For some reason the Manning boys were bred to become NFL quality quarterbacks. Their father Archie made...

NY Giants' Eli Manning vs. Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers will be first matchup of Super Bowl MVPs in NFL playoffs

AL BELLO/GETTY IMAGESHistory will be made Sunday when Eil Manning stars opposite Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.By Gary Myers - NY Dailynews 1/12/12

CB Ross expected to play

Dealing with Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his array of receiving threats is a supreme challenge for a defense at full strength. Combating the Packers without one of the key members of any secondary is Mission: Impossible. It appears the Giants will not have to accept that mission. Cornerback Aaron...

Packers' McCarthy had perfection in his sights

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he would have kept his foot on the throttle if his team had the chance to complete an undefeated season. After winning their first 13 games, the Packers' bid to join the New England Patriots as the second team to go 16-0 in the regular season came to an end with a 19-14 loss at Kansas City. Green Bay (15-1) wrapped up the No. 1 overall...

New York Giants vs. Green Bay: Five Players To Watch

The Green Bay Packers (15-1) and New York Giants (9-7) meet this Sunday (Jan. 15) in the divisional round of this year’s NFL playoffs.  Both teams are littered with talented players, but which of them will have the biggest impact on the game?  Here is a countdown of the top five players to keep an eye on:   No. 5: Packers’ Defense I grouped the Packers’ defense as a whole...

When it Comes to Rematches, Packers Usually Prevail

from Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal… Going all the way back to coach Mike McCarthy’s second year at the helm, the Packers have played rematch games against the Giants (2007 season), Arizona Cardinals (2009), Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears (2010). Last year, the Packers swept through the playoffs with decisive victories against teams...

Giants must master balancing act

Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride believes the “conventional wisdom” that the Giants must run the ball effectively to keep Aaron Rodgers and the Packers’ high-powered offense off the field as much as possible in Sunday’s divisional playoff game “honestly doesn’t hold much water.”

Raji rips Giants' 'soft' offensive line

B.J. Raji went from the guest star in Aaron Rodgers “discount double check,” commercials to starring on the Giants bulletin board.   The Packers’ Pro Bowl nose tackle wasn’t impressed with the Giants’ offensive line when he faced them on Dec. 4, and he had no problem telling that to reporters ...

Packers' Raji takes shots at Big Blue blockers

B.J. Raji went from guest starring in Aaron Rodgers’ “discount double-check” commercials to starring on the Giants’ bulletin board. The Packers’ Pro Bowl nose tackle wasn’t impressed with the Giants’ offensive line when he faced it on Dec. 4, and he had no problem telling that to reporters in Wisconsin on Thursday. “Not saying they’re soft,” Raji said, “but...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.