Monthly Archives: September 2011

What, Me Worried About Packers D? Check Back Sunday Night

If someone would have stopped you on the street around Labor Day and said the Packers defense would be ranked 29th in the league after three weeks, you would have said, okay, here’s my mortgage, I’ll bet you my mortgage … Continue reading

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Packers D Stuffs Forte, Bears; Move to 3-0

A three-pronged attack carried the Packers over the rival Bears on Sunday. The Bears had no answer for Jermichael Finley, the interior linemen created wide lanes for Ryan Grant to appear reborn and the Packers’ run defense was dominant for … Continue reading

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Will the Real Packers Defense Please Stand Up?

Nothing gets a Packer fan more revved up than Bears week. Sure, there was a nice little dance with the Vikings for a few years there, but last year’s NFC title game re-energized the league’s oldest rivalry. Meeting number 183 … Continue reading

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On Losing Collins and Looking Ahead to Bears Week

Well, at least we got through one game unscathed this year. The season-ending injury to Nick Collins is a big blow to the defense. It won’t cause Dom Capers to change his scheme, but it will force him to do … Continue reading

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Packers Take Away Newton’s Chance at Upset

This one was ugly from the start. But when you have designs on winning a Super Bowl title, sometimes you win ugly. The Packers found themselves trailing the Panthers 13-0 in the second quarter–the largest deficit they’ve faced since the … Continue reading

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Cam Do? Cam Won’t. Reality Check In Store For Newton, Panthers.

You could argue that the best thing that happened to the Packers last Sunday was Cam Newton’e eye-opening, jaw-dropping 422 yard performance at Arizona. It was a historic debut and erased any possibility that the Pack might look past the … Continue reading

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Lions and Bears, Oh My!

I saw more of the Vikings than I did of the Lions and Bears on Sunday. With my son Jackson trying to follow his three fantasy teams, we spent most of the time on the Red Zone channel during the … Continue reading

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Rodgers, Cobb Shine as Packers Hold Off Saints To Win Opener

If the Packers and Saints meet again for the NFC Championship, as I have predicted, they’ll be hard-pressed to top this one–an instant classic that ended on the Packers’ one yard line when Clay Matthews and Morgan Burnett stuffed Mark … Continue reading

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Pack In a Hurry to Win Opener vs. Saints

We’ve been waiting eight months for this. Since watching the Pack climb to the top of the NFL mountain in February, and surviving an offseason where everyone was locked out, we finally get to welcome back the defending champs Thursday … Continue reading

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10 Rookies Make Packers “First 53;” Harrell, Gurley Among Cuts

What does it stay about a Super Bowl champ that is willing to open the season with rookies making up nearly 20 percent of the roster? Ted Thompson elected to keep seven of his ten draft picks and three undrafted … Continue reading

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