Monthly Archives: October 2010

Defense Delivers Season-Defining Win

On a blustery Halloween afternoon in the shadows of the Big Apple, it’s fitting that defense ruled the day. Green Bay’s patchwork unit held up against the run, forced three big turnovers and posted the team’s first road shutout since…well … Continue reading

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Here’s Why the Pack Will Spook the Jets

The Packers will take the field on Halloween against a team many consider to be the best in the league. The Jets are well rested, coming off a bye week which allowed their best player, CB Darrelle Revis and their … Continue reading

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Been There, Done That: Brett’s Playing

Unless the unthinkable happens, Brett Favre will be behind center in Foxboro on Sunday for his 292nd consecutive regular season game. The unthinkable being that he decides to put his team before himself and admit his ankle needs rest and … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts Heading Into Jets Week

Lots of hype in the New York dailies this week about a potential NY-NY Super Bowl. Jets players and coaches are singing about how great they are. The Pack might be coming in at the perfect time to knock them … Continue reading

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Defense Growing Up Before Our Eyes

Shortly after the Packers turned in their inactives list before the Sunday night game, defensive end Cullen Jenkins strained his calf in pre-game warmups. By then it was too late to activate Mike Montgomery and Dom Capers and the Pack … Continue reading

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Packers Hang On to Knockout Favre, Vikings

I’m sitting in a very quiet Packers press box, moments after a heart-stopping Packer victory over the Vikings, willing my heart rate to slow down. The Packers finally defeated Favre and the Vkings and in the process saved their season. … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Sitting in Pressbox…

…about an hour before kickoff. Not sure any of you will even be visiting the blog this close to kickoff, but I need to burn some calories and write something. Had a lot of fun walking around the stadium a … Continue reading

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Pressure on Pack to Pressure Favre

There is some debate here in the Twin Cities as to whether there’s more pressure on the Purple or the Pack to win Sunday night. After all, both teams have gotten off to much slower starts than expected. If the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts Heading Into Vikings Week

Random thoughts, every Thursday at theheadcheese.com: Meeting #99 between these two rivals could go a long way in telling us which team will be a factor in the NFC North race and which team is fading: both teams face stiff … Continue reading

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A Season On the Brink

It’s not yet Halloween and when you’re 3-3 and no one in the NFC has less than two losses, it would be foolish to say that Sunday’s game is do or die. But when you’re the struggling Packers and you’ve … Continue reading

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