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A Reminder to Packer Fans: It Could be Worse

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I was born in August of 1970 into a family of rabid Packer fans. It was NOT the best era to grow up a Packer fan, but growing up in that era really helps put things like losses in the divisional round of the playoffs into perspective. I was born on August 20th. On September 3rd, the great Vince Lombardi died, and so did the Packers' era of dominance. (more…)

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Packer Memories from the 2012 Season

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Now that the sting of the loss to the 49ers has finally begun to wear off, I thought I'd spend some time reviewing the 2012 season. Obviously, the 2012 season didn't end the way we wanted it to and there were a lot of frustrations along the way, but there was a lot of fun stuff too. So, grab yourself a beer or a cup of coffee and let's go back in time to review some of my favorite plays from 2012. If you have others that you really enjoyed, drop a comment below to let us know which were…

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The Charles Woodson Factor in the Packers’ Run Defense

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Charles Woodson will be back in action against the Vikings tonight, and are we glad to see him return. Charles adds an element that other teams have trouble preparing for. He's good against both the pass AND the run. Let's face it, the man just seems to be everywhere, and his teammates feed off that playmaking ability. (more…)

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Packers Vikings Rivalry: Now More Than Stopping Peterson

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Typically, when the Packers meet the Vikings things are pretty straight-forward. Beat Adrian Peterson and you win the game. The Vikings are such a one-dimensional team that you don't really have to go beyond that as a key to winning the game. This was also the case when we met the Vikings in week 13. But week 17 will be different... (more…)

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