2014 Preseason

Quickslant: Yes, I’m gonna Rant

  3 years ago     101 Views     1 Comment  

It so peaceful this Sunday morning. After a great night's sleep following a Packers win, I awoke to the birds singing and early morning cool streaked with sunshine. All is right with the world... So why would I choose right now to go on a tirade? Well, in this peaceful setting, I feel like I can get this rant out of the way and do it with as much grace and understanding as possible. So with that said, here goes... (more…)

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Packers Rams Review/

  3 years ago     131 Views     3 Comments  

Well the Packers hit the halfway point in the preseason with a 21-7 win over the Rams. The big high-point of this game was the two pitch-perfect series that Aaron Rodgers executed. Admittedly, the second drive ended in a field goal after a Jordy Nelson touchdown was nullified by penalty. But Aaron's passer rating was 133+ which is outstanding even against the vanilla defenses that the Rams put out on the field. Here are some takeaways from the game... (more…)

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Reactions to Preseason Week 2

  3 years ago     81 Views     2 Comments  

The biggest win for the Packers during Week 2 of the preseason may not have been their 21-7 victory over the Rams but rather the ability to come away from the game without a single serious injury. Though one could argue that the pass defense allowed too much productivity from a pedestrian St. Louis offense, the Packers looked sharp in most other aspects of the game. Mike McCarthy played the starters for two series and then allocated the remainder of the game to players fighting for roster spots. Green Bay’s third preseason game scheduled for next Friday should feature at…

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Quickslant: I am LOVING the tempo

  3 years ago     77 Views     1 Comment  

We have talked about how the Packers would have to shorten their routes and use Eddie Lacy out of the backfield to reach play count goal that McCarthy has for this team. Well, we are seeing it. I am LOVING the tempo of this Packers team. It's not just going "no huddle", there's more to it than that. The Packers put the Rams against the ropes...and then pushed. I see three things that I like about the Packers no huddle offense in this game. (more…)

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AM Quickslant: Trading Places

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Well, apart from the obvious desire to see Aaron Rodgers in action again (though hopefully not MUCH action...let's keep the guys safe and healthy), There are several positional battles I am interested in...this list could go on forever but I'm gonna choose three. The backup quarterback position The starting tight end Inside linebacker (more…)

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