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Packer Nation Poll: NFC North Record

  4 months ago     368 Views     2 Comments  

The NFC North sent two teams to the playoffs last year, one of which made it all the way to the NFC Championship in the Green Bay Packers. With training camp at hand, the Packers look to put together a team that can repeat the successes of last year without the early offensive disconnect and through-line of injuries and bad play from the defensive backfield. Several veteran players will be missing from training camp this year leaving a gap in leadership. However, several free agents have been added and an infusion of speed on the defense has combined to provide…

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The Second Year Players Part 1: Dean Lowry

  4 months ago     255 Views     Leave your thoughts  

It is a little known fact that Dean Lowry had as many tackles and more tackles for loss than Joey Bosa when they entered the draft last year. This is an even more interesting statistic in that they both played in the Big 10. Lowry is now a second year player with a lot of upside, not just that his physical ceiling is high (at 6'6" he can add mass) but Lowry also flashed play-making ability in his rookie campaign. While his tackles were much lower, a lot of that had to do with the fact that Lowry didn't have…

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Packers Offense Becoming a Headache For Defensive Coordinators

  10 months ago     110 Views     Leave your thoughts  

A fast Ford Field could hurt the Detroit Lions tonight. A Packers offense that has been smoking hot since the Seahawks game should benefit from being indoors during tonight's game. While the Lions will have a homefield advantage and the crowd noise may be a problem, being indoors might make a great Packers offense practically unstoppable. I think there are three positions/players in particular that will benefit, and the last one may surprise you. (more…)

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Will The 4th Quarter Belong to the Packers or Lions?

  10 months ago     109 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers have at times struggled to put together 4 quarters of football in all three phases of the game. The Lions have lived on fourth quarter comebacks this year, compiling 8 and proving that they are a team that is not to be counted out at any point in a game. The final game of the season has been deciding the NFC North since the NFL decided to make every week 17 matchup a division rivalry game and Sunday night's contest will be no different. Aaron Rodgers is playing lights out football and the Packers' defense is getting healthier.…

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