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Packer Nation Poll: NFC North Record

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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

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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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Quickslant: Projecting Aaron Rodgers’ Career Records

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There has been a lot of talk lately about Aaron Rodgers and how long he will play. At the same time, there has been a lot of discussion about the comparison of Rodgers and Tom Brady. In this episode of the Quickslant, J.R. projects some possible career numbers for Rodgers if he does play that long and compares them to Brady. Share this out and let the world know just how awesome Aaron Rodgers is and could be when all is said and done. (more…)

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How Good Does the Running Game Need to Be?

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Aaron Rodgers has been a stalwart for the Packers since he took the helm after the exit of Brett Favre. Early in his career, he got a Super Bowl, but he hasn’t been back since. While the defense has taken (rightly so at times) much of the heat, there is one aspect of the Packers offensive attack that is a bit uncertain going into the 2017 season and which could be important to their chances of going the distance this time. (more…)

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Player Relaxation and Fan Anticipation Part 3: Red Zone Run Sets

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The Packers have the best red zone quarterback in the league in Aaron Rodgers. In 2016, Rodgers was 64/108 for a 59.26 percent completion rate and 31 touchdowns from inside the 20. Inside the 10, Rodgers was 33/49 for a 67.35 percent completion rate and 24 touchdowns. What could be better than that? Well, let’s find out. (more…)

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