Tag Archive: playoffs

It’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over

  1 year ago     177 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The year was 2003. Brett Favre was the starting quarterback for the Packers and the Packers were on the fast track to packing their cleats up for another season. Then... The first of two plays that will always rank among the most exciting in my history with the Packers happened. I was sitting alone in my living room, slumped into my chair and watching the game (as usual). The Packers defense was dominating the Denver Broncos and Brett was slinging the rock as well as ever. But, it didn't matter. The Packers needed a win but they also needed the…

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The Smile Heard ‘Round Packer Nation

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I'm as thrilled as anybody about the fact that the Packers offense kicked into high gear against the Washington Redskins. It was great seeing the offense operate the way we have always known they could operate. More importantly, I enjoyed seeing the team smile again. You've been able to see on their faces that they've been as frustrated with their lack of productivity as the fans have been, and it was good to see them smile and relax a little bit. There was that moment during the game when you could almost feel the shift in their demeanor. It was…

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Entering the Crucial Stretch

  2 years ago     110 Views     Leave your thoughts  

 Well, it's time to put the devastating losses to the Broncos and Panthers in the rearview mirror, because we have some really important games coming up. This week begins four-game stretch of clashes with NFC North rivals. Everyone knows that winning the NFC North is job one. Under the current playoff system divisional leaders win a playoff spot. It's a simple as that. Or is it? (more…)

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Here It Is…The Playoff Schedule

  2 years ago     182 Views     5 Comments  

Well Packernation, the playoff schedule has been set and Green Bay will face the highest winning seed from the Wild Card round at noon CST on Sunday the 11th. Let the speculation begin! Here is the full schedule: Wild Card Weekend Saturday, Jan. 3 NFC: 4:35 p.m. (ET) Arizona at Carolina (ESPN) AFC: 8:15 p.m. (ET) Baltimore at Pittsburgh (NBC) (more…)

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