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Are the Green Bay Packers a legitimate Superbowl threat this season?

As December looms we’re starting to get a clearer idea of who the real contenders are in the NFL. On Thursday three teams proved that they’re still legit with major prime time wins against division opponents, which is why the Seattle Seahawks, Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions are on this list. Where do they rank among the rest of the NFL’s true Super bowl contenders? And...
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1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Packers Periscope: Week 13 vs New England Patriots

The Past: Much has been made about the fact that Aaron Rodgers has never really faced Tom Brady, but the real story is that two great teams will meet at Lambeau Field on Sunday and neither has much experience playing the other.  In their last meeting, the Packers travelled to Gillett Stadium without the services of Aaron Rodgers, who missed his first game after suffering a concussion...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb open to in-season contract discussions

            The Green Bay Packers have been playing extremely impressive football recently, and they are hoping that they can continue doing so this week against the New England Patriots. Star wide receiver Randall Cobb has been one of the Packers’ top offensive targets this season, and his contract will be up following the season unless something happens...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers avoid NFL’s biggest turkeys, bitter rivals do not

The NFL is a marketing machine, a network of television, online, print and other media platforms that push the league’s message at every turn. It’s a mechanism that churns out stars and makes average Joes household names. Most of the time, that’s a good thing; the league is promoting the game by highlighting the people who make it click. But it’s not always appropriate. Sometimes...
Via cover32 - Packers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ALLGBP Casualty Report: Week 12 vs. New England Patriots

New Injuries For once the Packers have something to be thankful for, the Packers reported no new injuries after the Vikings game, which might be the first time this season where the Packers didn’t come out of a game (or even the bye week) without adding another player to the injury report. Continuing Injuries Jarrett Bush: Another mysterious groin injury, Bush did not participate...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
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Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Patriots in week 13

In what could be dubbed as a potential “Super Bowl preview,” the Green Bay Packers (8-3) play host to the New England Patriots (9-2) from Lambeau Field.  The game will be televised on CBS with kickoff coming at 3:25 CT.  Both teams are riding win streaks, as the Packers have won their last three games, while the Patriots have been the hottest team in the league, winning seven...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where does Casey Hayward of the Packers rank among the best cornerbacks?

With 12 weeks in the books this season now seems like a great time to revisit our cornerback position power rankings. This time around they were ranked based on Pro Football Focus’ overall player ratings, with a touch of my own inherent biases thrown in. Here are the 10 best in the NFL at corner right now… 10. Casey Hayward – Green Bay Packers Hayward is one of the more versatile...
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Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers Pre-Draft Scouting Reports: ‘System Quarterback,’ Likely Bust

Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady will do battle as starters for the first time in their career Sunday in a matchup of two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. The talent level of the two QBs is undeniable at this point, but it hasn’t always been that way. Both players were seen as question marks coming out of college, which has to be something that fuels them...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday web roundup: Green Bay Packers

Packers' Eddie Lacy named NFC Offensive Player of the Week ► Lacy rushed for a season-high 125 yards on 25 carries in Sunday's 24-21 win at Minnesota... Super Bowl Odds 2015: Patriots, Packers Favored ► The latest Super Bowl odds have been rolled out by the folks in Las Vegas, and the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers are favored to win it all... Aaron...
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NFL Week 13 TV Schedule Maps: Almost Everyone Gets To Watch Packers-Patriots

The Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots will play one of the biggest regular-season games of the season Sunday, and football fans across America will be able to watch. Kickoff from Lambeau Field is set for 4:25, but this one might as well be a prime-time matchup, as just about everyone in the United States will see the game on CBS. The one exception...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots at Packers: Who will win?

            Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Two of the NFL’s hottest teams will meet on Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field when the Green Bay Packers host the New England Patriots. New England has won seven games in a row, including last week’s 34-9 victory over the Detroit Lions. With the win, the Patriots clinched the team’s 14th consecutive...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers Calls Out ‘Idiot Trolls’ Over Choice Of Grape Crush Soda

Aaron Rodgers’ postgame routine had people thinking he was a very sly man. The Green Bay Packers quarterback went to the podium Sunday after his team’s win over the Minnesota Vikings and brought some grape soda with him. The grape soda he brought was “Grape Crush.” #Packers QB @AaronRodgers12 has long loved Grape @CrushSoda. He does not love "Idiots...
Via NESN.com
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Super Bowl preview looms for NFC’s ‘Team to Beat’

            Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports You can almost smell that Turkey in the oven. The stuffing and mashed potatoes. Veggies and dinner rolls. Cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Yes, we’ve reached the fourth week of November, which means two things: Thanksgiving and the start of the NFL’s stretch run towards the playoffs. And as Week 12 concludes...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers’ Linsley Perfect Example of Thompson’s Practices

There was much consternation at the beginning of the season.  The Packers spent time and resources developing a plan to keep this team healthier.  If you ask Mike McCarthy that’s a huge part of this team’s success, especially in the regular season.  He claims to have only coached two teams of above average health in his career.  The 2007 Packers that went 12-4 and made it...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Linsley Quietly Stabilizing Packers Offense

The Green Bay Packers have taken their offensive production to another level in recent weeks, as evidenced by consecutive 50 point performances against Chicago and Philadelphia. Green Bay once again ranks inside the top ten for total (368.8) and passing (261.8) yards per game as well as second in average points per game (32.2). While quarterback Aaron Rodgers deserves much of the...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: News, stats, and stars from the Vikings game

For the fifth time in the nine seasons that Mike McCarthy has been the head coach of the Green Bay Packers, his team swept the season series against the Minnesota Vikings, this time winning 24-21.  While it was not the fifty point performance the Packers had shown the past two games, it was still enough to get the victory against the Vikings, who now are in the cellar in the NFC...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grades for each Packers positional unit in win over Vikings

Wins don’t always come easy, especially when playing a divisional opponent on the road. After back-to-back blowout wins, Green Bay escaped Minnesota with a close victory in a hard-fought game, 24-21. It wasn’t a clean game by any means. This team had to overcome more adversity and poor play in stretches. Minnesota found ways to limit the Packers’ prolific offense and attack...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers trolls Vikings in postgame news conference (PHOTO)

The Green Bay Packers emerged victorious against the division rival Minnesota Vikings in a hard-fought game on Sunday, 24-21. And QB Aaron Rodgers, who is known to have some fun at his opponent’s expense now and again, chose an interesting beverage to bring to his postgame news conference...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Aftermath: Top of the NFC North Again

Well look at that, the Packers are once again sitting atop the NFC North. Must be that final stretch toward the end of the season. When the difference between a 1 or 2 seeded team, a Wild Card spot and sitting on the couch watching the playoffs from home may only be a loss or two, every win counts. And taking out an NFC North rival at home is all the more satisfying. The Packers...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Powerful Green Bay Packers Most Intelligent Team in NFL

The Packers are more than just a physically dominant team that leads the NFL in Passer Rating Differential, the Mother of All Stats. They're also the smartest team in football entering Week 12, according to CHFF's money-making Intelligence Index.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Report: Clay Matthews, Datone Jones, T.J. Lang

The red hot Green Bay Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon in an NFC North divisional clash. Their improved defense over the last couple weeks has helped them stay hot and the move of LB Clay Matthews to the inside has played a huge factor. Matthews did tweak his groin in Week 11 against the Philadelphia Eagles though and his status for the game was a big question...
Via NFL Injury Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will B.J. Raji be back with the Packers in 2015?

When the Green Bay Packers opted to re-sign defensive lineman, B.J. Raji this past off-season to a one year deal, it came as a bit of a surprise to Packer Nation. The former first round pick was coming off the worst season of his career. Raji had recorded a career low in tackles (17) and it was the second straight season that he had failed to record a sack. The one year deal was...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Green Bay Packers are the NFL’s best

The Green Bay Packers are the best team in the National Football League. After 11 weeks, Green Bay has established themselves as a juggernaut after smacking around the Mark Sanchez-led Philadelphia Eagles 53-20 at the frozen tundra that is Lambeau Field. The game was supposed to be a match of two top teams, but ended up being a slaughter of the highest order. The Packers are now...
Via This Given Sunday
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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