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The Penalty Flag:
Last season the Green Bay Packers had an excellent record. When the game was on the line, they pulled it off in the crunch. Television commentators loved the last-minute heroics; the analysts earned their pay describing the last second plays. The highlights were thrilling on recap. All instant. Everyone was happy.
Wins create their own environment. Everyone is on an adrenaline rush. After a Packer victory, coaches come to headquarters upbeat. The players sleep well. Wisconsin fans arrived at work with a spring in their step.
Yet, underlining all this lingers an Achilles heel. Many wining teams, including the Packers, often fall into a false sense of confidence entering the playoffs, ignoring warning signs on the horizon, choosing the wrong strategy on the road to the Super Bowl.… Read more
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By all indications, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers appears to be an affable fellow with a pretty good sense of humor. In fact, I imagine much like Mitt Romey, Rodgers lives for laughter, but that’s another story altogether. During his Tuesday appearance with Jason Wilde on ESPN Radio Milwaukee, Rodgers discussed a multitude of topics, including Green [...]
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The outlook isn't good for Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings to be ready to play Thursday night. Jennings was officially listed as doubtful for the game against the Chicago Bears.
The two-time Pro Bowl selection suffered a groin injury on the final drive of Green Bay's Week 1 loss to the 49ers on Sunday. He has been unable to participate in either practice...
The Miami Dolphins lack talent at the wide receiver position and rumors are swirling that Greg Jennings of the Packers might be available before the week 8 trading deadline. The Dolphins currently have only 3 wide receivers that are good enough to play in the NFL on a regular basis…..and even that is debatable. Davone [...]
Packers In Search Of First Win As Bears Visit
The Green Bay Packers explosive offense was muzzled in their season-opener and that’s exactly what the Chicago Bears want to hear. The two division rivals will meet up on Thursday night at Lambeau Field.
People making their NFL picks were surprised to see the Packers score just 22 points their Week 1 loss to San Francisco...
Not only does Aaron Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers have to play on just three days rest they take on one of the teams biggest rivals in the Chicago Bears. The Bears looked sharp against the Colts last Sunday, that could be more than a little deceiving seeing how the colts are coming off one of their worse seasons in the teams history. People are insisting the Bears are hungry...
It now appears as if things could continue to get worse for the Green Bay Packers before they get better, as wide receiver Greg Jennings now appears doubtful for this week’s Thursday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears.
Jennings tweaked his groin late in Sunday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers and, with less than four days to rest before the next game, the Packers...
Green Bay receiver Greg Jennings (groin) is listed as doubtful for Thursday's game against the Bears.Fantasy Spin:There's a slim chance that Jennings plays due to the short week. Give all your Packers' receivers an upgrade if Jennings is out.
TMZ is reporting that Aaron Rodgers is welching on his bet he made with Boyz II Men. Here is what TMZ reported.
Aaron Rodgers doesn’t seem to understand the way bets work — because even though he LOST a wager to Boyz II Men … he’s now trying to weasel his way out of paying up … by throwing TMZ under the bus.
We broke the story … the Green Bay Packers star agreed to a...
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel confirms the Packers plan to utilize WR/KR Randall Cobb as an “omnipresent mismatch” on offense. After playing in the backfield just twice all of last season, Cobb lined up there 20 times in the opener in addition to 15 snaps at receiver.
“That package provides some match up problems,” Cobb said. Cobb went on to say, ”We...
Green Bay receiver Greg Jennings (groin) missed Tuesday's practice, according to Tom Silverstein of the Journal Sentinel.Fantasy Spin:With the Packers schedule to play on Thursday night, this is not good news for fantasy owners. Both James Jones and Randall Cobb should be viable fantasy options if Jennings is inactive.
Packers receiver Greg Jennings (groin) is inactive for Thursday's game against the Bears.Fantasy Spin:Green Bay's short week made it difficult for Jennings to get ready to play. Upgrade Jordy Nelson, James Jones and Randall Cobb this week. Barring a setback Jennings should be able to play next week.
Five Big Games
- Bears vs. Packers: Green Bay is featured in the biggest matchup for the second week in a row. Aaron Rodgers is still Aaron Rodgers, but the 49ers really exposed some weaknesses in the Packers: no rushing game, can’t stop the pass, can’t stop the run. And guess what, the Bears have a better quarterback, better receivers, and better running backs than the 49ers...
In a game that featured Aaron Rodgers and Jay Cutler at quarterback, it was Tim Masthay who threw the first touchdown pass in Thursday night's Packers-Bears game. It was by technicality, of course, as it was Masthay who "connected" with Tom Crabtree for a 27-yard touchdown "pass" near the end of the first half. The Packers used the old fake field goal on fourth...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The oldest rivalry in the NFL has become quite one-sided in recent seasons with the Packers winning four consecutive games, but a Week 2 matchup on Thursday night at Lambeau Field against the Bears could create early separation between the two teams in the NFC North.Green Bay lost at home to the 49ers in Week 1 while Chicago easily took care of the Colts, setting...
Football on Thursday nights will be a regular occurrence this season, with this week’s matchup featuring a classic rivalry.
The Bears will travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers, who dropped their opener to the 49ers. The Bears had a slightly easier game as they beat Andrew Luck’s Colts in his rookie debut.
Aaron Rodgers will be looking to get the Packers first win of the...