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Into the Second Quarter…

  3 years ago     70 Views     1 Comment  

The Packers entered the second quarter of the 2014 season in style, putting up 42 points on the Vikings while only allowing 7, and those came in garbage time. It is easy to blow off a win such as that because of the absence of Teddy Bridgewater. But keep in mind that the Vikings put up 41 on the Atlanta Falcons the game before. The Vikings are a team with some weapons and their running game, in particular, was effective in the absence of Adrian Peterson. So the Packers have what Mike McCarthy has termed a "mini bye", skipping Sunday…

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AM Quickslant: Now It’s For Real, The Pads Come Off

  3 years ago     65 Views     4 Comments  

Well it is the first day of padded practice this morning and as you pour yourself that morning cuppa Joe on this Monday, may visions of big hits and flying helmets dance in your heads...wait...scratch that. May visions of big hits that DON'T cause injuries and the soon-to-be flying helmets of Seattle Seahawks dance in your heads. It makes a difference when the players put the pads on and today will be the first day of separating the men from the boys.  (more…)

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Quick Recap of the Packers Draft

  5 years ago     47 Views     1 Comment  

Ted Thompson's eighth draft as Packers GM may have been the most interesting of them all, adding six straight defensive players before capping off the weekend with an O-lineman and QB.  While both Thompson and McCarthy maintained the notion that selection was based on best player available, the selections fell suspiciously in line with the Packers' direct needs. Further, Thompson traded up an uncharacteristically high three times. (more…)

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