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Eight biggest goats from NFL Championship weekend

Super Bowl LI is set. The Atlanta Falcons will take on the New England Patriots. Over the next two weeks, plenty of attention will go to those two teams. But two others played on NFL Championship weekend.They get our attention here.What went wrong for the Green Bay Packers? Who failed to step up, leading to the embarrassing 44-21 final?Which Pittsburgh Steelers are most responsible...
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January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Crosby: 'Moments like that bring joy out of us'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For once after a game, Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby felt sore.He got mobbed by giddy teammates after hitting the 51-yard field goal as time expired to beat the Dallas Cowboys.At one point, Crosby had to beg hulking left tackle David Bakhtiari from trying to pick up the kicker for a victory parade.After getting eliminated from the playoffs on the last...
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January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Legendary details emerge surrounding Aaron Rodgers’ final play against Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers was a veritable magician on Sunday, making plays with his arms and legs that aren’t supposed to be possible for members of the human race. He had a magnificent game to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 34-31 win over the Dallas Cowboys. And perhaps no play highlights the performance like the one that led to the game-winning field goal by Mason Crosby. Rolling to...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Jason Garrett’s questionable decision to spike ball late costs Cowboys

Fans of the Dallas Cowboys are going to have a few questions for head coach Jason Garrett after Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional Round. Garrett got conservative at the oddest possible time and settled for a field goal late in the game. He decided the Cowboys should spike the ball on first down while in field-goal range. Fine, but the offense proceeded to...
Via The Sports Daily
January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Packers Should Consider Franchise Tag for Mason Crosby

There is no question that the Green Bay Packers should do what they can to re-sign Mason Crobsy for next season and beyond. But if negotiations on a long-term deal don’t go as well as planned, the Packers should’t hesitate to use the franchise tag. Three seasons ago, when Crosby had the worst season of his career and connected on just 63 percent of his field goals the Packers...
Via The Packers Guru
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mason Crosby chases down, strips Cordarrelle Patterson

During Sunday night’s NFC North battle between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings, Packers kicker Mason Crosby made one of the most remarkable special-teams plays you’ll ever see. After Green Bay pulled to within a touchdown of the lead, 20-13, with a field goal, Crosby kicked off to Vikings speedster Cordarrelle Patterson, who may be one of the fastest men in the league...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 10: Mason Crosby

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find the entire list here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this year. Criteria...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Packers
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers kicker Crosby determined to build off career year

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was the best season of Mason Crosby's career. Considering it was the follow-up to the worst season of his career, it was the exact positive turnaround that the Green Bay Packers' kicker needed. But with more than three months having passed since his last in-game kick from the 2013 season, Crosby isn't treating this offseason any differently than he did a year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

'Defining moment' for Crosby led to career-best season

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As Mason Crosby reflected on his 2013 season, he wasn't quite satisfied. It was arguably a season that saved his career. It was a season that made his potentially significant pay cut in training camp nothing more than a temporary financial hold. Crosby was accurate, he was consistent and he gave the Green Bay Packers everything they worried he may not be able to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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