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5 Ways to Have Fun at the Most Boring Game of the Year

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Unless you really get into the battle for the remaining positions, game four of the preseason is booorrriiiinnnggg... Oh sure, we all watch it. After all, the Packers are on the field, and the Packers can sell out an intra-squad scrimmage. But, that doesn't change the fact that the game is usually a huge yawner. So, here are a few brief tips to make the game more fun. (more…)

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Breaking Down the First Half of the Season

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In only half of his seasons as Packers head coach has Mike McCarthy boasted a record better than .500 at the halfway point of the regular season. With the exception of last season and 2007, the McCarthy-led Packers have made a habit of starting slow and finishing strong, tallying five postseason wins in the process. With the bad taste of a home playoff loss in their mouths, how might the Packers open this season? (more…)

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Greg Jennings: Great Expectations

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With Greg Jennings entering a contract year in 2012, many people are left wondering what to expect from the Pro Bowl receiver. While Jennings is clearly the top option for Aaron Rodgers, there is still a plethora of talent surrounding the Packer offense. The emergence of a guy like Jordy Nelson, the fifth year player out of Kansas State, who actually had more receiving yards and touchdowns than Jennings in 2011, has made the Green Bay offense less predictable and very suitable for a strong campaign from Jennings in 2012. (more…)

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Positions with Vacant Starting Spots Could Prove Vital

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The Packers hardly looked like recent world champions as they fell 35-10 to one of the league’s least talented clubs in their second preseason game of 2012. It is, of course, the preseason, with ample opportunities to tune up for the games that matter. Two positions that can help keep the team in its winning ways are running back and cornerback. The question is figuring out which players will start in those spots. Ted Thompson stunned the football world with the signing of Cedric Benson after James Starks injured his toe in the preseason opener. Benson’s addition comes as a…

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The Bottom Line is It’s Mostly About the Super Bowl

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I thought about running a poll... Which would you rather have, a 10-6 season and a Super Bowl win or a perfect 16-0 season and a Super Bowl loss? I thought about it... but the answer seems obviously unanimous. I can't imagine any Packer fan who would ever be completely satisfied if we don't bring that Lombardi trophy back to Lambeau where it belongs. I take a great deal of pride in the fact that the Packers had a historic season last year. The 15-1 record will be one that will be hard to top, and it was one amazing…

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