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Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams is getting ready for the big matchup with the Detroit Lions, and this guy they call Megatron. Perhaps you've heard of him. But make way for more silliness, as Williams has boasted that he's the real 'Optimus Prime', weeks after Seattle CB Richard Sherman gave himself the name. “I’m definitely Optimus Prime,” Williams told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “I’m the leader of the Autobots. I’m the leader of the young guys right now and when it comes down to the tough battles, I’ll lead those guys out there.” How original. Perhaps maybe he can go with another Transformer, like Bumble Bee? Williams elaborates - “Guys like Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman – they talk about how physical they are – but Calvin was pushing those guys around the field like it was nothing,” he said. “And those are some big guys. You definitely have to be careful with how you play a big guy like that.” After this game, Detroit plays the H
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Ahhhs and boos.
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The latter may seem reserved solely for embattled tight end Jermichael Finley when he does the same thing . . . drop the rock.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Reinforcements are on the way for the injury-riddled Packers. Two key players from their Super Bowl team two years ago, outside linebacker Frank Zombo and tight end Andrew Quarless, are both about to make their season debuts.
It amounts to the equivalent of Green Bay signing two quality free agents in the middle of the season, just in time for a playoff push....
Apparently "60 Minutes" isn't going to sit back and let Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers take shots at it without a response.After Rodgers told the Detroit media in a conference call on Wednesday that his feature story on "60 Minutes" was "cut for their purposes, their agenda," the CBS news magazine fired back at the NFL's Most Valuable...
While the Green Bay Packers have ruled linebacker Clay
Matthews and wide receiver Greg Jennings out for Sunday’s contest against the
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according to ESPN Wisconsin.
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Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was mad as hell at the final cut of his “60 Minutes” appearance last week. The Packers star felt that the final edit fit the show’s “agenda” and was upset it didn’t air a segment where he discussed the MACC Fund charity. instead they opted to talk about Rodgers smalls stature — Today 60 Minutes fired back, and...
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Week 11: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
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Green Bay Packers
The defense is battered, but the Packers are catching the Lions as Detroit looks to be headed towards a potential tailspin. Calvin Johnson may have had big numbers last week, but the passing game took time to come to...
Healthy and on his game, cornerback Tramon Williams will square off against wide receiver Calvin Johnson on Sunday. "Everyone around the league knows Calvin is one of the best in the game," Williams said.
It’s often times lost that Aaron Rodgers attended UC Berkeley for college. While the university has since become one of the top academic institutions in the country, its reputation throughout the years has been of welcoming some of the more bizarre characters ever to attend school. Count Rodgers among them.
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Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams says he’s the real “Optimus Prime” when it comes to facing off against Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson aka “Megatron.”
“I’m definitely Optimus Prime,” Williams said, per the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. “I’m the leader of the Autobots. I’m the leader of the young guys right now and when it comes down to the tough...
Asked about his recent interview with 60 Minutes Aaron Rodgers let it be known he was not a fan of how he was portrayed.
“I wouldn’t put a whole lot of weight into that story,” Rodgers said. “It was cut for their purposes, their agenda, and most of the answers were either just portions of a bigger answer or probably not even for the question that was asked. So, I’m not...
Last week: 13 (+0)
With a 4-5 record, the Lions begin a stretch of home games they must win, beginning on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers -- a fact not lost on many of the team's defensive starters.