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A.M. Quickslant: 3 Reasons to Speak of the Soft Spoken One

  2 years ago     99 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The talk of the 2014 off-season has not been heard from or spoken of this off-season. Maybe it is because silence is his M.O. Maybe the guy just wants to make his statements out on the gridiron (that is fine with me). But on thing is for sure, I am not overlooking the importance of Julius Peppers to the Packers' chances for reaching their goals in 2015. (more…)

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Keys to the Game: Week 2 Versus the Seattle Seahawks

  2 years ago     111 Views     3 Comments  

In week two of 2015, the Packers will take on the Seattle Seahawks. This time, the game will be played at Lambeau Field and all of Packernation will be looking to get a fast start and begin to right the wrongs of last season. Will the Packers do it? Time will tell. One thing is for sure, that Packernation will be anticipating the start of the season and this second week matchup for months before it happens (hence, this post). Here are my keys to the game. (more…)

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Summer Vacation/Thoughts on the Defense

  2 years ago     79 Views     Leave your thoughts  

With OTA's and minicamp in the books the Packers have five weeks off to relax, visit with family and basically go on summer vacation. Come July 30th the fun will be over and it will be time to get down to business. In his last press conference McCarthy said that in past years players started coming back to Lambeau after the 4th of July to get a head start on training camp, especially the rookies and second year players. This is why the team is always in the hunt for a championship. I wrote a post last week about the…

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Packernation Poll: Make Your Opinion Known

  2 years ago     148 Views     2 Comments  

Everybody is hoping that this year's Packers team will start where last year's left off (minus the four-minute circus at the end). Recently, the Packers have not been starting fast, going 1-2 in the first three games each of the last three years. However, a big part of a fast start could fall in the hands of the Packers defense, which has seen some starters exit. Today's Packernation poll asks you what you think: (more…)

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McCarthy Cancels Practice For…

  2 years ago     347 Views     5 Comments  

Regardless of the fact that the collective bargaining agreement allows less than two weeks (13 days) worth of practice days, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy sees coherence and culture as more important than practice today. He has cancelled practice in lieu of team building activities, which will come as no surprise for fans. McCarthy realizes that this game is won by teams and a team is a culture of individuals who care about one another. Mixing up the groups in a team building activity such as the one he has planned for today highlights his focus on the culture of…

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