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Football Extra Points:
The Packers are still alive for a first round bye but they'd be in position for it if not for the bad call in the Seattle game.
With only three weeks left in the season it's time to teams to step-up and secure a playoff spot or start looking forward to next season.
After a rough couple weeks I'm sitting at 132-76, I need to step it up.
Here's a quick look at this weeks games.
NY Giants at Atlanta - This is a great match-up of two teams with a real chance to make it to the Super Bowl. While Atlanta looks good for a first round bye, the Giants still have an outside shot. But the Giants play better as a wildcard so they don't really care.
The Giants are a little banged up but they just need to make it into the playoffs health. This franchise knows what matters and they have complete confidence in what they can do as a team. I expect a lot of passing from Eli with Bradshaw out. Look for Wilson work on screens so he can get into the open field.
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Finals have brought on a crazy week so please excuse the briefness of this article.
The Green Bay Packers will look to wrap up the division title against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
Here are some key notes and match ups to watch for.
The Packers must get the same running success they had last week against the Lions. The Bears defense is one of the best in the league so that...
According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the Green Bay Packers are now thinking about reducing wide receiver Randall Cobb’s kick returning duities since his offensive role has expanded so much this season.
We hear the Packers have at least given some thought to lessening multithreat Randall Cobb’s workload by reducing his kick-return duties.
The last thing the Packers want to do is...
We're still reeling from the unspeakable tragedy that has the nation and the world mourning the loss of 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, CT.
The NFL and it's players are also grieving the senselessness, having dealt with it's share of tragedy this season, although nothing comparable to what transpired this morning. It's hard to think of mere sports events at...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Finally, the Packers have gotten through a game without a player being fined.
The streak of four consecutive games ended when safety Morgan Burnett did not receive a fine from the NFL this week.
In Sunday's win over the Detroit Lions, Burnett was flagged for unnecessary roughness early in the third quarter when he hit wide receiver Calvin Johnson.
The Green Bay Packers expect to have linebacker Clay Matthews back in the lineup Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
Matthews is listed as probable for the NFC North showdown. The team's top pass rusher has missed the last four games because of a hamstring injury.
Green Bay could be forced to make more changes on their offensive line. Right guard Josh Sitton (hip) is questionable...
Two days after releasing him, the Green Bay Packers have signed linebacker Vic So'oto to their practice squad.
So'oto was released Tuesday to make room for defensive tackle Jordan Miller. The Packers needed more depth after playing Sunday night's game against Detroit with just four defensive linemen. So'oto's return Thursday was expected, and his locker was left...
Green Bay Packers (9-4) at Chicago Bears (8-5)
I’ve called the Packers overrated before. This was because they were really banged up with injuries and as a result, they weren’t really playing as well as people thought they are. Injuries to Cedric Benson and now James Starks left the mediocre Alex Green as the feature back, running behind an offensive line that struggles both...
Evidently Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has his fantasy owners as a tipping point. After his fourth straight mediocre performance, there are many fantasy owners making alternative plans for Week 15 as the Packers face the Chicago Bears in the Windy City. Is that a wise move?
Since the Packers’ Week 10 Bye, Rodgers is averaging 228.5 passing yards per game. He...
Earlier this week, Green Bay Packer tight end Jermichael Finley came out and said the Bears are a better team without linebacker Brian Urlacher on the field.
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs came to the defense of Urlacher, but Urlacher also decided to fire back at Finley.
“Just like a couple of years ago, I think, he tore his ACL and the Packers were actually better without him,”...
The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers boast one of the most intense rivalries in all of football. So, you can only imagine what everyday life is like for a displaced Packers fan living in Chicago.Such is the case for 8-year old and second-grader Mason. Her parents hail from the great state of Wisconsin, which means she and her sisters were born Packers fans. Recently, Bears mascot...
The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears will meet for the 186th time ever on Sunday afternoon.
The Bears lead the all-time series 92-87-6.
The Packers defeated the Bears back in Week Two, 23-10 at Lambeau Field. The Packers defense sacked Jay Cutler seven times, Clay Matthews combined for 3.5 sacks.
The Packers have won 12 straight against NFC North opponents. The Packers have...