Found September 13, 2013 on Football Nation:
Week 1 DisappointmentsPackers - In Week 1, the Green Bay Packers suffered a tough loss at the hands of the defending NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick, 34-28.Aaron Rodgers threw for 333 yards and 3 touchdowns in vintage Rodgers' fashion. Unfortunately the defense was stuck in the Twilight Zone against Colin Kaepernick and Co. allowing the rising star quarterback to throw for over 400 yards and concievably move the football at will as he did in the NFC divisional playoff game last season. Redskins - On Monday Night Football, the Redskins hosted the Philadelphia Eagles and were ambushed from the get-go, finding out that Chip Kelly's spread offense from Oregon is faster than everyone thought, while turning it over twice in the opening three posessions surrounded by an ugly safety. Down 33-7 late in the third quarter, Robert Griffin found his rhythm/timing with his receivers leading a late charge and closing the game to 33-27 with over a minute left. Now was it a p...

Aaron Rodgers: Packers striving for perfection

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There were no "Tombstone" references this week, but Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looked back on the Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, looked ahead to the matchup with the Washington Redskins, provided his take on rookies Eddie Lacy and David Bakhtiari, and much more. Here are five question-and-answer highlights from the interview...

Ahmad Brooks fined for hitting Aaron Rodgers

Well it looks like Clay Matthews Jr. wasn’t the only linebacker fined from last week’s battle between the 49ers and Packers. According to,  49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was hit with a $12,500 fine for roughing Aaron Rodgers. Brooks was docked $12,500 for roughing Aaron Rodgers. Brooks was penalized on the play, and it was a costly penalty that helped the...

Fantasy Football: Game of the Week Preview

For the second-straight season, Green Bay opens the year with a loss to San Francisco. Why is this relevant? Under the watch of Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay has never started 0-2. In last week's shootout on FOX, Rodgers threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns against a secondary that only allowed 200.2 yards per game in 2012 (fourth-best in NFL). This Sunday, A-Rod will face a...

Jermichael Finley returns to Packers practice

Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley returned to practice Thursday, reports Finley missed Wednesday’s practice because of an injured toe.  He flew to Minnesota for treatment earlier

NFL Fantasy Facemask Week 2: Ultimate Fantasy Starters

Fantasy Facemask is back for another installment. This time around, we are bringing you this weeks fantasy “ULTIMATE STARTERS” and what should expect from that stud you drafted so early on in your fantasy draft. QB- Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers has one of the best match-ups amongst stud fantasy quarterbacks this week. On Sunday, he’ll [...]

Clay Matthews fined $15k for Colin Kaepernick hit

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $15,000 for his late hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Friday. Matthews hit Kaepernick well after 

Packers Want To Get James Jones More Chances

Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said the team needs to get James Jones "some more opportunities." SOURCE: FoxSportsWisconsin.comFantasy Spin:"James didn't get targeted as many times as we would have liked," QB Aaron Rodgers said. "Obviously you've got to try and give him the ball. But the way they were playing us, the ball was going to Jermichael and...

Redskins-Packers Predictions

The way it works is, our Redskins-loving “staff” makes predictions in the post, readers make predictions in the comments, and the commenter who comes closest to the final score gets to make a guest post. Hip-hip! Chris Mottram: Packers, 31-24 Based on what we saw from the Skins’ offense in Week 1, I don’t see any reason to believe they go to Lambeau and beat the Packers....

Cam Newton Says You Don’t Throw Party Just Because You’re Black QB

Technically, Cam said you don’t throw a Bar Mitzvah just because you are a Black Quarterback (you can listen to full clip here).  Cam echoed my sentiments in my column while the phrase“Black Quarterback” should be eliminated from the media. While being asked about the subject he brought up two important points. 1- He’s grateful for the ones who came before him because now...

Which college football conference produces the best quarterbacks?

Photo Credit: The argument around the NFL has always been who are the elite quarterbacks in the league. As of now, in most opinions, the 4 elite’s would be Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. The following argument is who is in that next tier or good to great quarterbacks. This is a much different thought and an argument only brought up...
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