Tag Archive: Mike Neal

PM Quickslant: Finding the Heir Apparent to Julius Peppers

  2 years ago     93 Views     1 Comment  

We heard it all last off-season from Bears fans. "The Packers paid that exorbitant contract for seven sacks a season? Peppers is washed up. He's on the downhill slide in his career." As it turns out, we paid that large contract for two interceptions for 101 yards and two touchdown. In the deal we got some nice bonuses; 7 sacks, 34 tackles, and 3 fumble recoveries. Knowing that Bears fans had to sit by and watch Julius accomplish all that last season... makes me smile. Still, the Packers must prepare for the inevitable. (more…)

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UnPACK the Play: Mike Neal Lookin’ Like Clay Matthews

  2 years ago     101 Views     4 Comments  

The Packers had a dominant outing against the Patriots, no matter what the final score was. If the Patriots can complain about the pass breakup of HHCD to Gronk in the endzone, the Packers can decry many more TD catches that were just not quite meant to be. We broke down the Jordy Nelson TD pass just before the half that gave us six points in a game won by five. Now it is time to unpack the final Patriots offensive play, in which the Packers got their first sack of the night. What you may not have noticed about…

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