Patriots DBs to face another tall task in Nelson, Cobb

BY DAVID HEIMIf you thought things would get any easier for the New England Patriots secondary a week after facing Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, think again, as the Pats DBs will now have to worry about Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb in their showdown with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. Defensive coordinator Matt Patricia has done a nice job thus far this season with his defensive...
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Patriots Podcast: Aaron Rodgers, Packers Present Pats’ Biggest Test So Far

Get ready for a shootout. That’s what two New England Patriots beat reporters expect to see in this weekend’s showdown between Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. As the Patriots prepare to travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers, the focus is understandably on the battle of two of the best quarterbacks in the game. This one could come down to the defenses, though,...
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Behind Enemy Lines with Erik Frenz from Bleacher Report/

In the Week 13 edition of Behind Enemy Lines, Amanda and Chris talk about how much they love having Eddie Lacy after watching the Green Bay Packers edge out the Vikings on the road, plus Chris shares a bit about going…behind enemy lines…at TCF Bank Stadium this past weekend. They then welcome Erik Frenz from Bleacher Report and to talk about the matchup between the...
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Packers face toughest challenger yet

Remember when everyone thought the Green Bay Packers were dead in the water after three games into this season? There were calls to fire defensive coordinator Dom Capers, some to dump Clay Matthews and even a disgruntled few even called for Mike McCarthy’s head. Fan bases are passionate, no doubt about that. And across the country there were similar “idiot trolls,” as Aaron...
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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...
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Aaron Rodgers says you're an idiot if you think he was trolling the Vikings with that Crush Grape soda during post-game presser

Aaron Rodgers trolled the Vikings by drinking Grape Crush during his post-game presser this past weekend. And now...he wants you to know he wasn't trolling Minnesota and, you sir, are an idiot. [Right Relevance]During his weekly radio show, Rodgers told ESPN's Jason Wilde that people who believe he was taunting a vanquished opponent are "idiots." Rodgers says he's being drinking...
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A 12-4 Packers Team Can Miss The Playoffs: And Other Crazy Facts

The NFL Playoffs are just around the corner, and yet the playoff picture is murkier than ever. The AFC East and South are about the only two divisions with clear favorites to take the division crown. The NFL has blessed us with some great match-ups this week and a ton of wonderful division contests in the final quarter of the season. Today we look at some of the “what-ifs” that...
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New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers: 2014 Week 13 NFL Pick

New England Patriots (9-2) at Green Bay Packers (8-3) The Patriots have been the better of these two teams this season, ranking 2nd in rate of moving the chains differential, while the Packers rank 7th. They’ve moved the chains at a 77.75% rate, as opposed to 72.42% for their opponents, a differential of 5.33%, while the Packers have moved them at an 80.17% rate, as opposed to...
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Packers Therapy #244: Packers Blow Vikings Horn

B-. That’s the grade Chris and Dave put on the Packers narrow victory over Minnesota. The boys discuss what the win means in the context of the season and what it might forebode in the upcoming showdown with New England. The guys encourage comments and questions via their Twitter feed @PackersTherapy and read and respond to as many as they can during each show. New Football...
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Aaron Rodgers Addresses Those Comments About His Grape Soda

Aaron Rodgers, the unofficial spokesperson for Crush Grape Soda. Yesterday, many people, mainly Vikings fans, had plenty to say about Aaron Rodgers. The thought was that he was trolling as he drank his soda. Rodgers on how long he's been drinking Grape Crush soda: "Seven years to all the idiot trolls out there." — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) November 25, 2014 Rodgers clearly...
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Green Bay Packers 24 Minnesota Vikings 21

Green Bay Packers came out of week 12 with a win and a record of 8-3.  They are now the top team in the division after the Detroit Lions (7-4) lost the New England Patriots.  Though fans maybe were expecting the Packers to curb stomp their way to a division lead but the Vikings made them […] The post Green Bay Packers 24 Minnesota Vikings 21 by Nathan Salaam appeared first on Illegal Hit.
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Aaron Rodgers blasts those who accused him of trolling Vikings

Green Bay Packers quarterback caused a stir in the media on Sunday, after the Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings 24-21. In a post-game conference, Rodgers was drinking grape and purple-colored Crush Soda, which resembles the Vikings colors. #Packers QB Aaron Rodgers swears he wasn’t squeezing Vikings with grape soda. — NFL Profit (@NFLprofit...
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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...
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Pats-Packers a Super Bowl preview?

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesThe Patriots and Green Bay Packers are the 2 hottest teams in the league. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. The Patriots have won 7 in a row since starting 2-2 and struggling early. The Packers have won 7 of 8 since starting 1-2 and they've won their last 3 since losing to the New Orleans Saints on the road back in Week 8. That includes blowouts of...
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Aaron Rodgers Says He’s Been Drinking Grape Soda for 7 Yrs

I’ve never seen Grape Crush soda anywhere near Aaron Rodgers at any point, especially during a postgame presser, but Rodgers insists he’s been a long time lover of purple soda. After the Packers beat the Vikings this past weekend, Rodgers took a delightful sip of Grape Crush during his postgame presser. The NFL has strict policies on product placement, and Grape Crush is not...
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Aaron Rodgers Responds to Fussy Vikings Fans After Grape Soda Incident

Aaron Rodgers grabbed more attention for drinking a postgame beverage than for his performance in the Packers road win in Minnesota on Sunday. The MVP candidate supposedly trolled the Vikings by sipping on a Grape Crush soda during his postgame press conference, a move that had Vikes fans and others losing their collective minds. Rodgers Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Packers guards Sitton, Lang power through injuries

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) While their teammates were in the end zone celebrating another score, offensive linemen Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang walked slowly back toward the Packers sideline. After another successful drive, it was time for the Green Bay's hobbled guards to get off their feet. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' skill-position players might get more of the glory, but the offensive...
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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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Were any Green Bay Packers named as Week 12′s biggest heroes or goats?

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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Cory’s Corner: Packers look great by winning ugly

It might not make any sense, but the Packers needed one of these ugly wins. They’re not always going to be able rely on Aaron Rodgers to throw six touchdown passes or score over 50 points. The Packers proved that their quarterback doesn’t need an All-Galaxy game in order to win — and on the road no less. Rodgers’ stats would’ve been good for the majority of the quarterbacks...
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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...
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Green Bay Packers climbing up Power Rankings after huge Week 12 win

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the NFL season is approaching the final stretch. With just over a quarter of the season remaining, every game takes on added significance, with postseason implications seemingly involved with every matchup. In part, that’s because so many teams are still technically “in the hunt.” But reality suggests that not every franchise that is still...
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21 players suspended in MEAC division after huge brawl (Video)

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced that twenty-one (21) student-athletes will be suspended from their season opening football game for the 2015 season resulting from an altercation during the Norfolk State at South Carolina State game on Saturday, November 22, in Orangeburg, S.C. The altercation, which was investigated by the conference office, concluded that eleven...
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Out of the Pocket: 1) Run 2) Run 3) Run 4) Win

The Green Bay Packers didn’t look all that good doing it, but they came away with a divisional win against a stubborn opponent. Eddie Lacy saved the day by pounding away at the Minnesota Vikings defense, and earned the love and adoration of Packer fans everywhere. Listen in as the Pocketeers break it down and prepare you for the epic Patriots/Packers game next Sunday. Out of the...
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NFL MVP Power Rankings: Aaron Rodgers-Tom Brady Matchup Pits Top Two Contenders

These matchups are the reasons we watch sports. On Sunday afternoon in Green Bay, two of the hottest teams in the NFL will meet when the Green Bay Packers host the New England Patriots at Lambeau Field. Many are calling it a Super Bowl preview, with New England riding a seven-game winning streak going up against a Green Bay team that’s 5-0 at home this...
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