2014 Season

One Major Change in Post Game News

  3 years ago     71 Views     7 Comments  

Packers fans have unfortunately grown accustomed to seeing starters go down and get helped off the field. But there is another pattern that I have noticed in the recent past, it starts in the post game press conference and when it is bad, carries through the end of the season. This week, however, saw the first reversal of that trend that I remember for a long time...and it's a good thing Packers fans. (more…)

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What We Learned Against the Seahawks

  3 years ago     142 Views     5 Comments  

It was not at all surprising to watch Seattle’s offensive and defensive fronts dominate the Packers in the 2014 season opener, just as they did in Week 3 of 2012. Nor was it surprising that a key starter for the Packers went down early in the game – that has almost become regularity. But what was odd about the Packers’ 16-36 loss in Seattle was the lack of resilience during the second half of the game, as well as the tendency to commit the same errors that they have for the past five seasons. Let’s start with the positives. Clay…

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The Final Hour: Gameday Preview

  3 years ago     81 Views     1 Comment  

Eleventh hour skinny for the Packers versus Seahawks: Inactives: QB Scott Tolzien, LB Jayrone Elliott, CB Demetri Goodson, LB Carl Bradford, WR Jeff Janis, DT Mike Pennel, TE Brandon Bostick Notable Notes: The last time these teams met, Green Bay's running back was Cedrick Benson and the Packers did NOT run the ball until the second half of the game. Aaron Rodgers was sacked 8 times while trying to drive the ball down-field, in the second half, running the no-huddle, the Packers scored the points that should have won them the game. The Packers started DJ Smith at linebacker and…

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Breaking Down the Season Opener in Seattle

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In analyzing this year’s season opener between the Packers and Seahawks it’s almost impossible not to think back to Week 3 of 2012 – when these two teams last squared off – ending with one of the more controversial calls in NFL history. Though there may still exist some bad blood between Mike McCarthy and Pete Carroll’s squads, both teams have experienced significant changes in face over two short years – most notably at the skill positions. In fact, neither player that was involved with the infamous ‘Fail Mary’ – Golden Tate and M.D. Jennings – is with their respective…

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