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The Green Bay Packers were once again on the wrong end of a bad call by officials: With the ball clearly being out of his hands before Darren Sproles hit the ground, the REAL refs ruled that in the above play the runner was down. The Packers had no challenges remaining and the Saints ended up driving down the field for a touchdown.Here’s the ensuing pile-up after the fumble and when Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Mathews is shoved by official Jeff Triplette.Green Bay came out victorious because of a missed 48-yard field goal by Garrett Hartley.[GIF via SBNation] [Video via Ride the Pine]
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In the fourth quarter during a shootout game between the Green Bay Packers and the New Orleans Saints, the officials were trying to determine which team had the possession of the ball after Darren Sproles fumbled on a kickoff return.
One of the referees, Jeff Triplette, was trying to determine who had the ball and tried to get a good luck. While doing, he shoved linebacker Clay...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings re-injured his groin and has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.
Jennings caught a touchdown pass -- his first of the season -- from quarterback Aaron Rodgers early in the second quarter to give Green Bay a 14-7 lead. But on the following drives, Jennings stood on the sideline...
Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints:
My unfiltered game day recap and blog post of comments, observations and first impressions.
Inactive for Packers today:
11 WR Jarrett Boykin
28 S Sean Richardson
31 CB Davon House
44 RB James Starks
56 LB Terrell Manning
84 TE D.J. Williams
94 DE Phillip Merling
No one imagined the Packers and Saints would be a combined 1-5 going into...
Just when the Green Bay Packers thought they had escaped the horrendous officiating that cost them the win against the Seattle Seahawks, it reappeared Sunday at home vs. the New Orleans Saints. This time they got the win, in large part thanks to an offense that had really been struggling in their first 3 games. Their offense has been so bad in fact that Sunday marked the first time...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The regular referees were back, but the Packers still couldn't escape a few costly botched calls. But unlike Week 3, Green Bay was able to overcome the officiating mistakes and improve to a 2-2 record.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 28-27 win over the Saints:
Passing Offense: B
Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdowns passes in this game, which...
Jeff Triplette, arguably the worst ref in the NFL, decided to shove Green Bay Packer Clay Matthews yesterday. His team had blown a fumble call and the Packers couldn't challenge because they were out...
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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...
On Monday, both Packers coach Mike McCarthy and Greg Jennings admitted theyve given consideration to shutting down the wide receiver until his injury fully heals after initially becoming an issue during the regular-season opener against San Francisco on Sept. 9, Wes Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.
Jennings, who has yet to visit a doctor this week, said he always...
Packers’ Clay Matthews Comments On Visiting 0-3 Saints -
“It’s like a wounded dog coming in here. They’re 0-3, but when you tell anybody that you’re playing the Saints, they don’t assume that they have that record. … They have no sympathy for us and we don’t for them.” - Clay Matthews
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For the Packers, receiver Jarrett Boykin, safety Sean Richardson, cornerback Davon House, running back James Starks, linebacker Terrell Manning, tight end D.J. Williams and defensive end Phillip Merling are inactive. Source: The Times Picayune Attached Thumbnails
Now that nobody in Green Bay has fingernails left and some will be sporting new gray hairs on their head it is time to sum up the game.
This game featured a battle between the starting quarterbacks as Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns. Not to be outdone Drew Brees threw for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of offense, the Packers had a solid attack. ...
Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings re-injured his groin on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints after playing only 13 snaps in the first half. Green Bay announced Jennings would not return to the game in the second half.
If nothing else, at least Jennings helped his team while he played. He caught a 9-yard touchdown on his final snap of the game. The Packers have the receiver...
James Jones, picking up the slack for an injured Greg Jennings, helped deliver a key win with two touchdowns and a crucial catch to clinch the game.
We're not done with the Fail Mary yet, as we examine the history-altering difference between one win and one loss in a 16-game season. Plus, Darren Sproles and Randall Cobb, A.J. Hawk, Drew Brees and the sad-sack Saints defense highlight our 21-point preview that is guaranteed to be the biggest and best anywhere.