Tag Archive: Packers v Lions

3 Reasons Sunday Night’s Game Will Be a Barn-Burner

  11 months ago     201 Views     Leave your thoughts  

When the Packers play the Lions Sunday night in the last game of the 2016 regular season, for each team it could be do or die. The Packers are hot, with Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson looking unstoppable. The Lions are at home and have a great quarterback in Matthew Stafford, who has offset the absence of Calvin Johnson this year with ball distribution to Golden Tate et al. Sunday night the winner will be the NFC North champion and guaranteed a playoff spot...for the loser, however, it could be a completely different story. Here are three reasons this game is going…

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Give it Some Thought…Make YOUR Opinion Known to All of Packernation

  1 year ago     225 Views     Leave your thoughts  

In a game the Packers never led for one single tick of the clock, they came away with a victory in one... single... un-timed play. The Packers had been on the wrong side of the "that's why we play the game" cliche since the end of last season. This time they turned it around and won a game in which everything seemed to go wrong. Let me say that...in contrast to the first time the Packers played the Lions (at Lambeau), this time the Lions were playing some really good football. The defense had come into its own, getting pressure on the quarterback and…

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R&R: Packers/Lions

  1 year ago     147 Views     2 Comments  

Wow! What a come back and a much needed win! Rants The reality of this game is that the Lions out played the Pack and, for most of the game with the exception of a few plays, the offense played another sub-par game. One thing which surfaced this game that's been missing is Aaron Rodgers legs. He finally started breaking out of the pocket and instead of throwing the ball away or just running out of bounds, he started going for yards and as it turned out he was the leading rusher this game with a TD to boot. (more…)

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Packers Look to Play Themselves Back to a Regular Schedule

  1 year ago     88 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mike McCarthy made it very clear that the Packers' Sunday-Thursday-Thursday schedule is one that he can't wait to get past. If the Packers can get a win at Ford Field, they will be able to exit that stretch and take advantage of the other side of the Thursday schedule and watch some games on Sunday and rest up a bit for the final, critical games of the 2015 season. In his weekly podcast "McCarthy Unplugged" he told Larry McCarren, "You can feel your body changes every year and I'll tell you what, this Sunday, Thursday to Thursday schedule now, this is…

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