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Packers Fire Special Teams Coordinator In Wake Of Mishaps Vs. Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers released special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum on Friday, less than two weeks after mistakes marred their loss in the NFC Championship Game against the Seattle Seahawks. Coach Mike McCarthy announced the move and thanked Slocum, who was with Green Bay for nine years and helped the team win the Super Bowl following...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers fire special teams coordinator Slocum after gaffes

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers released special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum on Friday, less than two weeks after mistakes marred their loss in the NFC title game in Seattle. Coach Mike McCarthy announced the move and thanked Slocum, who was with Green Bay for nine years and helped the team win the Super Bowl following the 2010 season. Green Bay blew a 16-0 lead in the...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers fire Shawn Slocum after having NFL's worst special teams

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy didn't let the coordinator of the NFL's worst special teams group off the hook. Twelve days after two critical special teams mistakes contributed to the end of the Green Bay Packers' Super Bowl hopes, the team fired assistant coach Shawn Slocum. Earlier in the week, McCarthy was asked at his season-ending press conference whether Slocum would retain...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers dump special teams coordinator Slocum after gaffes

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers released special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum on Friday, less than two weeks after mistakes marred their loss in the NFC title game in Seattle. Coach Mike McCarthy announced the move and thanked Slocum, who was with Green Bay for nine years and helped the team win the Super Bowl following the 2010 season. Green Bay blew a 16-0 lead in...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: The Packers’ special teams needs a reboot

The Packers’ special teams were anything but special this year. Green Bay had seven kicks blocked and were ranked dead last in the annual special teams rankings compiled by The Dallas Morning News. Not to mention, a fake field goal and a botched onside kick sealed the Packers’ NFC Championship Game fate. And to prove that this year’s ranking wasn’t a fluke, the paper ranked...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five key matchups for Super Bowl XLIX

Great matchups abound in this, the pinnacle of the NFL season. Super Bowl XLIX pits the New England Patriots against the Seattle Seahawks in what promises to be a closely contested affair. At least, that’s the hope. We all thought last year’s Super Bowl would be a great game, but it was apparent from Peyton Manning’s first snap, he and the Denver Broncos were outmatched by...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seahawks P did belt celebration at Mike McCarthy

Punters are usually the forgotten people on football teams, but Jon Ryan did his best to make sure the Packers remembered who he was. Ryan helped turn things around for the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game against Green Bay by throwing a touchdown pass to Garry Gilliam on a fake field goal to make...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Jon Ryan Doing “The Belt” Celebration On His Fake Field Goal Touchdown Pass

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan has played in the NFL for nine seasons, the last seven of which have been spent in Seattle. He’s actually the longest-tenured player on the Seahawks roster, making him the lone player who suffered through both a 4-12 season in 2008 (Mike Holmgren’s last season) and a 5-11 campaign in 2009 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Garry Gilliam and Jon Ryan Stole Aaron Rodgers “Discount Double Check” for TD Celebration

What better way to celebrate a touchdown than to perform the signature move of the opposing team’s quarterback? This is what both Seattle Seahawks’ tackle Garry Gilliam and punter Jon Ryan did when they mocked Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ “Discount Double Check” move. While it wasn’t caught on the live broadcast, these are the moves Gilliam clearly...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Ryan punks the Packers sideline with discount double check move

Given the fact that two NFL players tore their ACLs trying it this year, mocking Aaron Rodgers‘ discount double-check move might not be the brightest idea, but Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is so magnificent he got away with it. Check out this clip of Ryan’s touchdown throw on Sunday. After the play he turned to the Green Bay Packers sideline and let them know what was what...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five factors that helped the Seattle Seahawks come back and beat the Packers

In the Green Bay Packers locker room after their loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game, Aaron Rodgers insinuated that the Packers were the better team, but the facts say otherwise. Seattle and Green Bay played a great game, but the best team won in the end, as they usually do. Here’s five reasons why… 5. Jon Ryan had a better passing game than Aaron Rodgers...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Packers can only blame themselves for not making the Superbowl

First off I want to say hats off to the Seattle Seahawks, they are the definition of a never say die attitude. I mean wow, they committed five turnovers at home and were purely domination for about 55 minutes of the game, but at the end they were able to insert their will and represent the NFC in this year’s Superbowl. Ok enough of bigging up the Seahawks, now let’s peel back...
Via The Front Office News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota sports fan trolls Packers part

The Green Bay Packers have to put up with plenty of trolling after their epic collapse to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game. If you Packers fans like hockey, I strongly advise that you don’t watch the Minnesota Wild home games anytime soon. Well played, Minnesota fan. Well played. http://t.co/iaj08XG2LQ pic.twitter.com/GzVzh4yvDy — Eye on Hockey (@EyeOnHockey...
Via cover32 - Packers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

MAP: Most of America does not want the Seattle Seahawks to win a Super bowl

It’s hard to believe now, but going into last year’s Super bowl against the Denver Broncos, the Seattle Seahawks were widely believed to be heading for a buzz saw. The average NFL fan seemed to think that Peyton Manning and company would put a whooping on Seattle and they couldn’t wait to see it. This year a similar dynamic is unfolding involving the New England Patriots,...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan live tweeted The Bachelor and it was awesome

Not only is Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan the most clutch passer in NFL postseason history (as evidenced by his picture perfect passer rating), he’s also pretty funny. For example, last night he watched the Bachelor and live tweeted the episode, and it was awesome: Watching Bachelor. Don't judge. I think this waitress from Hollywood who's agent got her on here is definitely...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks P Jon Ryan says he did the Aaron Rodgers ‘title belt’ celebration at Mike McCarthy

The Seattle Seahawks’ come from behind victory over the Green Bay Packers was as good as it gets. For punter Jon Ryan, this victory meant a little more to him than everyone else. Ryan was cut by the Packers back in 2008 and was waiting for the right opportunity. Well, after he threw a touchdown pass after faking a field goal, the opportunity he was waiting for arrived. Ryan says...
Via No Guts, No Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay played it safe, exited playoffs

As the old saying goes, if you’re hungry and need the fruit of the tree to survive, you must go out on the limb. Sure the limb may break, but after falling (assuming you don’t injure yourself) you at least can go out on a limb again to try and get the fruit. Odds are there will be a strong enough limb that will allow you to grasp hold of what you seek. However, if going out on...
Via Football By Football
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Play It Safe, Exit Playoffs

As the old saying goes, if you’re hungry and need the fruit of the tree to survive, you must go out on the limb. Sure the limb may break, but after falling (assuming you don’t injure yourself) you at the least can go out on a limb again to try and get the fruit. Odds are there will be a strong enough limb that will allow you to grasp hold of what you seek.However, if going out...
Via Football By Football
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Face of Seattle Seahawks P Jon Ryan When He Threw His Touchdown Pass Was Priceless!

It was looking pretty bleak for the Seattle Seahawks prior to one history making play--punter Jon Ryan's touchdown pass during the third quarter. The team said after the game that it had practiced the play after noticing the linebacker lining up on the side the pass was thrown was very aggressive trying to block kicks.Even though the team may have felt good about the play it still...
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Teams with back-to-back Super Bowl Appearances

By Anthony Weber The stage is set for Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona on February 1st.  The AFC Champions, New England Patriots will be making their eighth Super Bowl appearance.  Meanwhile, the NFC Champions and reigning NFL Champs, Seattle Seahawks will be playing in their third Super Bowl in team history. In awake of the outcome of the NFC title game on Sunday January...
Via Beyond The Spread
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Top 3's of Seattle Seahawks' Shocking Win

The only way to start this off is by saying that that was one of the most incredible comebacks ever. Seahawk fans should not get their hopes up to see their team do something so incredible again in their lifetimes. Those who were lucky enough to be in attendance (and loyal enough to stay until the end) were treated to something historic.Top 3 Plays:3. Jon Ryan's audition for quarterbackDesperate...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Ryan’s passer rating was 100 points higher than Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’

Yesterday’s NFC Championship between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks may well have been the greatest football game ever played. Need proof? Seattle’s punter Jon Ryan had a passer rating over 100 points higher than Aaron Rodgers, who is widely recognized as the best quarterback in the world. Remember that crazy game when @JonRyan9 had a passer rating over 100 points...
Via cover32 - Packers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan a better passer than Aaron Rodgers?

What a game. I can’t even. It may take years, but one day I hope it will actually sink in that the Seattle Seahawks won that game yesterday against the Green Bay Packers. What a game. My favorite nugget from the greatest football game ever played? Jon Ryan‘s passer rating was more than 100 points higher than the best quarterback in the world, Aaron Rodgers, per ESPN: Remember...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five studs from NFL conference championship games

From two enigmatic veteran running backs to an under-appreciated punter, there were a few different heroes that stood out around the NFL world on championship Sunday. And at the end of the day, the top seed in each conference came through with wins to set up what promises to be a great Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Here is a look at five...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Special teams prove huge in Seattle's comeback victory

SEATTLE (AP) The last time Seattle punter Jon Ryan recalled throwing a pass that led to points, he was tossing a 2-point conversion for the University of Regina. Steven Hauschka couldn't recall attempting an onside kick in his four seasons with Seattle. And Chris Matthews only spent four weeks on the Seahawks' active roster. While Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch will deservedly...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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