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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 anything close to this rate.Matthews pulled down San Francisco QB Alex Smith 2.5 times in a Week 1 loss, and did even better last Thursday, with a single-game career high of 3.5 sacks, against Chicago’s Jay Cutler.This is not the first time that the former USC star has started fast out of the gate; Matthews had exactly 6 sacks after two games to start the 2010 season as well. In what would wind up being a Super Bowl season for the Packers, Matthews started the season by sacking Michael Vick of Philadelphia and Trent Edwards of Buffalo 3 times each in the first two weeks. However, in the final 14 games of t...
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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...
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...
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.
Last week: 4 (+3)
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...
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...
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 [...]
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
The San Francisco 49ers stymied 2011 NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in Week 1, then record-setting Matthew Stafford in Week 2.