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If you were to watch Sportscenter or read any of the major sports media prior to the Green Bay Packers game against the Chicago Bears Thursday night you would have been under the impression that the Packers were on the verge of being eliminated from postseason contention. “If the Packers lose tonight should there be panic in title town?” That was the common question you would hear prior to the game, which is something I found amusing because it is absurd that somebody would even consider panicking after only two games.  The stat of nobody making the playoffs after starting 0-2 with both losses being at home was thrown around a lot, which is a pointless stat because it only takes one team to break that streak and all of a sudden that “panic” talk wasn’t warranted.  In the last five seasons, minus the 2009 season where the Saints were dominant all year, the Super Bowl Champion hasn’t had a record better than 10-6 in the regular season, and most of those teams clinched their playoff sp...

Aaron Rodgers in danger of burning out?

Don’t burn out Aaron Rodgers Football is still a team sport. Each player has a role and performs it to the best of his abilities. Inherent in each role, some positions stand out, others not. Some players are showman and others are workhorses. Everyone works for the good of the whole. Maybe years ago, when football was still evolving, the quarterback role wasn’t that important...

Jennings, Starks return to practice for Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. Wide receiver Greg Jennings is on the road to recovery after missing the Packers' win over the Chicago Bears with a groin injury. Tuesday morning, coach Mike McCarthy said he expected Jennings to practice in a limited fashion later in the day. And, as late afternoon rolled around, Jennings was in full pads taking part in Green Bay's practice. Because the...

Green Bay Packers: Week 3 NFL Power Rankings (#1)

Last week: 4 (+3) Record: 1-1 The Packers came out flat defensively week 1 and lost to the 49ers and fire on defensively and beat the Bears week 2. Both are worthy opponents, but which defensive effort was the real one? I still don’t like their reliance on forcing turnovers, but if they can continue to play at least solid defense, they’ll be as tough to beat as they have been...

James Jones says Aaron Rodgers is “a natural-born leader”

Earlier today we mentioned that the agent of Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley came out and stated that Aaron Rodgers isn’t a good leader. Packers wide receiver James Jones has the opposite opinion of Rodgers. “He’s a natural-born leader, not just by what he says but how he carries himself, how he plays the game, how he handles certain situations,” Jones said...

Jermichael Finley’s agent not an Aaron Rodgers fan

Agents can make you a lot of money with their words, but they can also make you out to look like a spoiled, ungrateful individual in the process. Green Bay Packers tight end, Jermichael Finley, has an agent that is doing the latter. Blake Baratz, the agent who is doing a fine job of undermining [...]

STATS MAN: Green Bay's Clay Matthews Off to Great Start

Despite the fact that Green Bay went 15-1 last season, star LB Clay Matthews had a relatively quiet year statistically.He has certainly turned that around to start 2012.  Two games into this season, Matthews has already recorded as many sacks (6) as he had the entire 2011 season.  Matthews clearly has a shot at the single-season record of 22.5 if he continues to get to the QB at...

When Matthews gets help, hes dangerous

GREEN BAY, Wis. After Clay Matthews racked up 3.5 sacks in Green Bay's Week 2 win against the Chicago Bears, slightly exaggerated compliments were flowing freely in the Packers locker room. Cornerback Tramon Williams called Matthews "a freak of nature." Safety Charles Woodson said, "Nobody can block Clay." It sure looks like the beginning of the 2010 season...

All Hail King Crab

As you can see, Michael Crabtree owns a leather vest that says King Crabtree on the back with him in on-field action poses. This was obviously shown to serve notice to Packers backup tight end Tom Crabtree. Tom may have scored a touchdown on a fake field goal last week against the Bears, but he is not king of the Crabtrees. Oh no. To become king, one must visit the Lady of the Lake...

Greg Jennings Practices Tuesday

Packers receiver Greg Jennings (groin) practiced in pads Tuesday, according to Fox Sports Wisconsin.Fantasy Spin:Jennings missed Week 2 due to a groin injury but it's possible he could have played if the Packers weren't on a short week. He's expected to play Sunday.

Green Bay Packers: D-Hogs Slamming QBs to the Frozen Tundra again

After a Week 2 that featured overpowering offensive line and dominating defensive fronts, we look at the best and worst hogs and preview Rams vs Bears.

Agent questions Rodgers' leadership

First, the agent for Green Bay tight end Jermichael Finley took a shot at Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler after his performance in the Bears’ loss last Thursday night. But Blake Baratz didn’t stop there. He also threw a backhanded verbal jab at Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Baratz took to Twitter last Friday to call out Cutler for his leadership ability and went on to...

Week 2 Fantasy Football Recap: Chicago Bears - Green Bay Packers

Chicago Bears – 10, Green Bay Packers – 23This game didn’t really go as planned for anyone here, including Aaron Rodgers (213 total yards, 1 TD, 1 INT).  Rodgers ended up with barely over 200 total yards and one touchdown against one interception, for a very pedestrian total.  That makes two weeks where Rodgers numbers have been very low considering where he was taken in...
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