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How to Get the Season Started Right

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The Packers' 2017 schedule is no walk in the park. With at least a handful of playoff teams from 2016 and one in the Falcons that the Packers could not beat in the NFC Championship game, the difficulty level has been ratcheted up from 2016. The importance of a fast start comes into sharp focus with the weeks one and two match-ups against the Seahawks and Falcons. A 2-1 record to start the season is not impossible but will prove difficult especially considering the ATL game is an away game week two. So how do the Packers get off on…

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Player Relaxation and Fan Anticipation Part Two: The O-line

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Other than Letroy Guion's gaff with the law this week, the Packers players are presumably enjoying their relaxation without breaking the law. This player relaxation time is important to the team as once the end of July comes, there is no turning back and the football season begins. Last week, we talked about the running backs, today, I want to talk about the O-line. (more…)

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Packers Playing to Damarious Randall’s Strength

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Damarious Randall had a rough year last year and the Packers will need to him to improve if they want to have success in 2017. There is reason to believe in improved play based on his health alone. With an off-season to recover, Randall should be in full health as the season begins. But there is another reason that Packer Nation should see improvement out of Randall. (more…)

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Heart of the D-Line Looks Strong

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There is a reason for the cliche' "The game is won or lost in the trenches". The Packers for the last few years have relied on Mike Daniels to head up the defensive line and give it the attitude and pocket crushing presence that they need. To that mix they have added guys here or there from free agency and the draft. The Packers' defensive line in 2017 could be the deepest we have seen in a long time and it all starts with the "heart" of a 3-4 defense.  (more…)

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