2014 Game Review

Well Wishes For All Hurt In Lightning Strike

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The NFL is very careful about keeping fans out of harm's way during potentially threatening storms. Apparently though, there was a lightning strike at Raymond James after the game yesterday. The AP is reporting that a dozen people are recovering after an indirect lightning strike on Raymond James Stadium. According to Tampa Fire and Rescue, the strike affected fans on their way to their cars in lot 14. Seven people were taken to the hospital and another 4-5 were going on their own to be looked at according to Yahoo Sports. Everyone is reported as in stable condition though. Regardless…

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Rants and Raves by Jeff

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With a win over the Bucs, the Pack clinches a playoff spot and next week, against the dirtiest team in the NFL (aka the Detroit Lions), will be playing for the NFC North title. With this game being played in Lambeau where the Packers have not lost a game this year (7-0), I for one believe they not only win but put an old fashion butt whoopin on the Lions! Raves The offense was not the prettiest this game but Rodgers did get rolled up on about the 5th play of the game and played with a tight calf cramping…

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Let’s Hear It For: Sam Barrington

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At the beginning of the season, the Packers were weak against the run. The Chicago game where Matt Forte tromped all over the Packers defense finally convinced the coaching staff that something had to be done. Since that time, the Packers have still given up yards in the running game, but there has been a different attitude. I know that the improvement is usually credited to moving Clay Matthews inside and yes, that was a big part of it. But Sam Barrington has made his presence known and I love how this kid is playing. As a seventh round pick…

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What We Learned Against the Bills

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It was going to be difficult for Mike McCarthy’s Packers to sustain the winning streak that they had carried since Week 10. Most thought that the Packers would stub their toes versus New England – and when that didn’t happen, running the table seemed plausible. But Green Bay caught Buffalo at the perfectly wrong time – with Doug Marrone’s Bills playing at home and in playoff desperation mode. It’s obvious that the Packers weren’t themselves on Sunday. Rodgers and his receivers seemed to lack chemistry from start to finish, evidenced by many errant throws by Rodgers and general miscommunication on…

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