2015 Game Preview

We Remember You Part 1: Bart Starr

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If, as hoped, three great Packers quarterbacks will be on the field today, this will be so much more than a game. On this special day, we gather for more than a game. This Thanksgiving Day, we have much to be thankful for and Packernation will see, front and center, how thankful we should be for three great quarterbacks, all of whom have led the team to championships. I will be writing about them in three parts today. This first installment is about Bart Starr, and it is admittedly tinged with a little sadness for what Bart, his wife, and…

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Breaking Down Week 12 vs. the Bears

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Last Sunday’s win over the Vikings means little if the Packers fail to take care of business on Thanksgiving night versus the 4-6 – yet still very competitive – Chicago Bears. Still not completely out of the playoff mix, one can be sure that John Fox and the Bears will come to Lambeau with victory in mind. As they discovered during Week 1, the Packers must find ways to win outside of capitalizing on the turnovers of Jay Cutler, who has flourished (by his own standards) under offensive coordinator Adam Gase. In particular, the Packers run defense will need another…

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McCarthy Press Conference Recap

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Mike McCarthy addressed the press moments ago about the Thanksgiving Day matchup against the Chicago Bears. The conference is a prelude to a much anticipated celebration at Lambeau Field. The ceremonial unveiling of Brett Favre's retired jersey and the possible presence of Packers legend Bart Starr add to the festive feel of the most played rivalry in the NFL, the Packers versus the Bears in a rare Thanksgiving Day meeting. When the dust clears, the Packers hope to notch a second Division win in a row and continue to steer the ship toward another NFC North title. (more…)

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It Doesn’t Get Any Better…

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Thanksgiving Day renews the most played and greatest rivalry in football. The Packers versus the Bears this Thursday is just going to be as good as it gets...and then some. With high hopes that the legend Bart Starr will be there, at Lambeau Field, to participate in the unveiling of Brett Favre's Jersey just gives me goosebumps. Here is to the great history of NFL football, here is to this great rivalry, and the possibility that three great Packers quarterbacks will be present, together at Lambeau Field. The game itself is important, to keep the Packers on top of the division with…

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