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Breaking Down Week 4 vs. the 49ers

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If the Packers were searching for redemption last week against a Kansas City club that spoiled their perfect regular season in 2011, they should be equally as motivated this week to take down a Forty-Niner team that has beaten Green Bay four straight times since the start of the 2012 season. (more…)

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Week 3 Takeaways

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A Week 3 win over the Chiefs on Monday Night helped end the Packers’ recent trend of slow starts in the month of September. Aaron Rodgers and the Packers looked dominant on both sides of the ball in their 38-28 victory, a score that was not the slightest bit indicative of Green Bay’s dominance for three quarters of the game. On offense, Rodgers received just enough protection to hook up with James Jones and Randall Cobb for a combined 230 yards and four touchdowns. In-game injuries to Davante Adams and Andrew Quarless provided opportunities for young receivers Ty Montgomery and…

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Breaking Down Week 3 vs. the Chiefs

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Following their best start since the 2011 season, the Packers open up cross-conference play versus the Chiefs on Monday night. In contrast to the high-flying Packers, Kansas City is coming off of a bitter home loss to the Broncos and will have had ten days to prepare for their Week 3 meeting with Green Bay. But even the defensive-minded Chiefs figure to have their hands full with a Packers team that has been sensational on both offense and special teams during its first two games. Perhaps the most impressive aspect to the Packers’ 2-0 start has been their ability to…

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Week 2 Takeaways

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It’s far too early to talk about the NFL playoffs -- but one can be sure that home field advantage was top of mind for the Packers as they lined up against the same Seahawks team that spoiled their Super Bowl chances in Seattle this past January. Playing with much more discipline and focus than in Week 1, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers overcame key in-game injuries to defeat the Seahawks for the first time in six seasons – helping ensure that the road to Super Bowl 50 goes through Green Bay. Twenty-seven points on offense was about the best…

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Breaking Down Week 2 vs. the Seahawks

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Just over eight months after the Packers committed one of the biggest playoff collapses in recent memory, Mike McCarthy’s crew is provided with an opportunity for revenge. The Packers host an angry Seattle team that did not expect to be coming into Week 2 at 0-1 -- or be playing without star safety, Kam Chancellor. Aaron Rodgers posted numbers in-line with fans’ expectations last week and will need to be even more stellar at home against one of the league’s best defenses. With James Jones back in the fold and tight end Richard Rodgers becoming an increasingly reliable target, the…

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