Monthly Archives: January 2012

From Chasing History to Chasing Their Tails

Just six weeks ago, there was talk of chasing history. Of attempting to win back-to-back titles. Of staking an early claim to “team of the decade.” Of going for perfection. We look back now and face reality. The defending champs, … Continue reading

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A Special Season Ends Far Too Soon

We were treated to a magical 13-month run, with a march to a Super Bowl title backed up by a 15-1 season. But what we witnessed at Lambeau Field on Sunday night will leave a bad taste in all of … Continue reading

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Giants’ Run Ends Sunday; Pack Will Roll To Title Game

The national subplot leading into the divisional round matchup between the Giants and Packers is how history may be repeating itself. Remember, the ’07 Giants almost handed the unbeaten Patriots a loss late in the season and then took them … Continue reading

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There’s No “D” in Repeat, But There Should Be

When you sift through all the information, everything you know from watching the Packers play 16 times this season, it’s really quite simple: they will return to the Super Bowl only if they are able to stop the run and … Continue reading

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An Early Read on Packers vs. Giants

I can hear it now. You’ll be hearing it all week. The Giants are this year’s “it” team. They’re being looked at by many as the team that’s heating up at just the right time; the team that has what … Continue reading

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A Wildcard Weekend Preview From The Head Cheese

So when the season started, I predicted a rematch of Super Bowl XXXI, Packers vs. Patriots. Lo and behold, they’re the two #1 seeds heading into the post-season. The bad news is, the top seeds don’t seem to both advance … Continue reading

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Matt Flynn: To Tag Or Not To Tag

A fun talker has emerged during this week off: would Ted Thompson consider placing the franchise tag on Matt Flynn? It would be audacious. It would be daring. Have we ever used either of these adjectives to describe the Packers’ … Continue reading

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Flynn’s 6-Pack Gets Pack Ready for Title Defense

Sure, we all saw this coming. On a chilly, windy day at Lambeau with snowflakes in the air, backup Matt Flynn would make his second career start and deliver the best statistical day by a quarterback in Packer history. In … Continue reading

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