Monthly Archives: December 2010

Pack Poised to Claim Final NFC Playoff Spot

In the 181 previous meetings between the Packers and Bears, they’ve never closed the season at Lambeau and they’ve never met when both teams had at least nine wins. Such is the case this weekend as the Packers look to … Continue reading

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On the NFC Playoff Picture & Pro Bowl Selections

With the Vikings registering maybe the shocker of the season on Tuesday night in Philly, the NFC playoff picture has taken on a different look. The Packers appeared to be headed for a rare playoff matchup with the Bears, but … Continue reading

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Pack’s Defensive MVP? It May Not Be Who You Think

When Ted Thompson made the decision to bring in Dom Capers and transform the defense into a version of the Steelers’ 3-4, he knew he had to arm him with players who fit that scheme. So in the first round … Continue reading

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Packers Make Giant Statement vs. New York

The Packers passed their first “playoff” test with flying colors Sunday at Lambeau, completely dismantling the Giants 45-17, setting up a date with the Bears next Sunday that will determine whether the Pack can claim the last playoff berth. Everything … Continue reading

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A Giant Test Awaits Pack on Sunday

Matt Moore. Jay Cutler. Todd Collins. Shaun Hill. Tony Romo. Quick quiz: what do these five QBs have in common? They were all knocked out of games by the Giants this season–the first three due to concussions. This intimidating stat … Continue reading

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Rodgers Cleared To Play, Playoffs Start Sunday

One of the two teams playing at Lambeau Field on Sunday will reach the playoffs. The other will not. If New York wins, they’re in. If the Pack wins, they live to play another week with a chance to claim … Continue reading

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When Does A Loss Feel Like A Win?

No, the loss in New England didn’t really feel like a win. But it felt a whole lot better than last week’s loss. The Pack played well enough to beat New England and snap Tom Brady’s 26-game home winning streak; … Continue reading

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Let’s Look Ahead, Shall We?

This is the time of week I typically post my Packers preview blog. Break down the matchups and try to figure out what we expect to see in the upcoming game. But with the injuries mounting and the playoff picture … Continue reading

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Expect Flynn Under Center Sunday Night

When the schedule came out in April, this was the toughest game on it: Packers at Patriots on a Sunday night. A couple weeks back Tom Brady eclipsed Brett Favre’s home field domination by winning for the 26th straight time … Continue reading

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A Tip of the Cheesehead Hat to Brett’s Streak

In my opinion, Brett Favre’s streak is the most amazing professional sports feat of all time. Should it have ended earlier? Yes. There is no doubt there were instances where Favre should have sat out; but he kept it going … Continue reading

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