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Here is a quick wrap up of the game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings. Look for more analysis this Tuesday.
Summary: The Packers used a shutdown second half to carry themselves to a 23-14 lead. The Vikings didn’t score in the second half and quarterback Christian Ponder threw two interceptions. The Packers used an 11-minute drive, which ended in a Mason Crosby field goal to seal the victory.
Packers actually had a solid running game today. Starks had 66 yards on 15 carries, and Green had 58 yards on twelve carries.
Offensive line is still a big issue. The only time Rodgers wasn’t being pushed out of the pocket was the first drive of the game. The injury to T.J. Lang certainly didn’t help either.
Speaking of injuries, Jordy Nelson came out of the game with a hamstring injury. Not sure if it’s the same hamstring that cost him a game earlier this season, but it’s a big blow to the receiving group that just got healthy.
Greg Jennings, finally...
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Never shy about speaking his mind, Green Bay Packersquarterback Aaron Rodgers had more than a few unkind words for the BCS collegefootball system that he described as outdated and "a joke" duringhis Tuesday radio show on ESPN 540 in Milwaukee.A standout at California during his college days, Rodgers was asked what hethought of football powerhouses like Georgia and Oklahoma...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers couldn’t be more excited that the Seattle Seahawks rallied back to beat the Chicago Bears 23-17 on Sunday.
Considering it was the same Seahawks team that beat the Packers on Monday Night Football earlier this season on a phantom touchdown catch during the replacement referee era.
With the Bears loss and the Packers win over the Vikings...
I drafted me first too Juan…
In most fantasy leagues, Aaron Rodgers was the first QB taken and quite possibly the #1 overall pick. He started the year slowly as teams adjusted to the Packers pass attack, but then in a 6 week span he scored 24 or more points 5 out of 6 games.
Rodgers is back in a funk with 3 straight games of 15 fantasy points or less. Of course if you are riding...
The Packers continue to try to find ways to protect Aaron Rodgers, with mixed results. Enter Jared Allen and the Vikings.
Aaron Rodgers was aided by a good running game while the Vikings had nothing but Adrian Peterson. With the Packers pitching a second-half shutout, they beat the Vikings 23-14 and stayed right in the heart of the playoff race.
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr reportedly collapsed on stage while giving a speech at a conference.
Not only was rookie free agent Don Barclay not a liability when he replaced T.J. Lang at right tackle, his rock-solid performance helped get Green Bay’s running game jump-started and kept quarterback Aaron Rodgers mostly upright.
Minnesota Vikings (6-5) at Green Bay Packers (7-4)
Aaron Rodgers is normally deadly off a loss, going 14-9 ATS in that situation in his career, including 10-4 ATS since 2009, which excludes 2008, his first year as a starter. However, as favorites of a touchdown or more, he’s just 4-3 ATS in that situation in his career. Besides, I still think the Packers are an overrated bunch...
The Green Bay Packers are back atop the NFC North, and they have a very unlikely source to thank.
Minutes after the Packers wrapped up their 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon, Seattle beat Chicago in overtime to drop the Bears back into a tie with Green Bay for the division lead.
Yes, that would be the same Seattle team that stole a win from the Packers...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers got plenty of help. Adrian Peterson got none at all. The Green Bay Packers won a key NFC showdown against the division rival Minnesota Vikings 23-14 on Sunday at Lambeau Field. The Packers (8-4) stayed comfortably in the playoff chase while the Vikings (6-6) are in deep trouble after losing for the fourth time in five games. Rodgers completed...
Matt Ryan was on fire for most of the season. He had 17 points or more in 7 out of 8 games this season, including games of 31, 21, 24, 23, and 26. He has been a must start fantasy option until the last 3 weeks, where his production has fallen off big time.
In the last 3 games, he has thrown only 2 TDs vs 6 INTs. Ryan is only averaging 9 points per contest which included tilts vs...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers got plenty of help. Adrian Peterson got none at all. The Green Bay Packers won a key NFC showdown against division rival Minnesota 23-14 on Sunday at Lambeau Field. With a win by the Packers (8-4) and a loss by Chicago (8-4), the Packers are tied for first place in the NFC North. The Vikings (6-6), meanwhile, are in deep trouble after losing for...