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Packernation Poll: Who Will Give the Packers a Run?

  2 years ago     142 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Today's Packernation poll is the result of a conversation I had during the draft. The question surrounded discussion of all the upheaval in the NFC North. With both the Lions and the Vikings having relatively new head coaches and now the Bears with a brand new one. The North has one team that seems to be neither in flux, nor rebuilding and that is the Green Bay Packers. (more…)

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Who Will Be The Packers Toughest Opponent In 2015?

  2 years ago     234 Views     6 Comments  

The Packers have another difficult schedule in front of them in 2015. With the exit of Ndomokong Suh, Nick Fairley, and Brandon Marshall (Bears), and the possible departure of Adrian Peterson from the Vikings, this year's weakest opponents may be in the NFC North. The full schedule is expected to be released shortly before the draft but in the meantime, who do you think will be the Packers' toughest opponent next season (choose up to 3)? (more…)

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What 2 Watch 4: Packers V Lions

  2 years ago     143 Views     2 Comments  

Well it isĀ almost here. The Packers versus Lions game that will determine the NFC North champion is set for the late time slot tomorrow. The NFL flexing this game to 3:25 is like Mom and Dad telling lil' Jimmy he can't open his Christmas presents until after Mom gets done watching her daytime soap operas...sure, Jimmy will make it but there will be considerable hand-wringing and multiple attempts to find something to to occupy his mind. So what are you gonna do while you wait Packernation? The playoff picture is just about set with only one NFC team still to…

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3 Teams That Scare Me Going Into The Second Half

  3 years ago     226 Views     6 Comments  

Well the Packers go back to work soon, with an admirable record of 5-3 but a bit of a momentum loss against the Saints. Looking forward, there are three teams that really worry me. Three teams that are a big threat to the Packers' success. The first one might surprise you: (more…)

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A Closer Look at the Detroit Lions – Part 2

  5 years ago     114 Views     Leave your thoughts  

In case you haven't heard this anywhere else this week: the Lions haven't won at Lambeau Field since 1991. Unfortunately for Packers fans, Sunday figures to be an excellent opportunity for Detroit to snap that skid. For the Lions, there is a sizable difference between entering the playoffs as the NFC's 5-seed versus the 6-seed. The latter means that, in all likelihood, the Lions will be traveling to New Orleans for the first round of the playoffs, the location where Drew Brees shredded the Detroit secondary en route to a 31-17 Saints victory. To avoid a trip to the Superdome,…

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