Monthly Archives: December 2012

Much to Ponder Before the Rematch at Lambeau

Christian Ponder needed to do two things if the Vikings were going to snap the Packers’ five game winning streak against them and earn the NFC’s final playoff berth. He had to protect the football and make a big play … Continue reading

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Pack Will Pick a Peck of Ponder Passes and Send Vikes Packin’

It’s such a big game that it demands a name. Vikings fans would like to refer to it as “Round One,” hoping against hope that there will be a rematch at Lambeau the following weekend. Packer fans would prefer to … Continue reading

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Packers Serve Notice: They’re Ready for the Playoffs

This is exactly what the Packers needed. A laugher. A stroll through the park. The Pack hasn’t scored 55 points on anyone since Lynn Dickey was chuckin’ it to Lofton and JJ. Green Bay’s utter domination of the Titans locked … Continue reading

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Expect Defense to Shine in Home Finale

With two game left in the regular season, the checklist on being ready for the playoffs is pretty simple: #1: Keep the healthy guys healthy and get the key injured guys healthy and ready for the post-season. #2: Keep winning–a … Continue reading

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On Stickin’ with Missin’ Crosby

Mason Crosby does a lot of things well. His kickoffs go deep. He’s a willing tackler. He can boot an effective on sides kick. And he’s 39 for 39 on extra points. He is a proven, veteran kicker who’s paid … Continue reading

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A Special Feeling: Pack Wins NFC North Again

It is always special to beat the Bears. It’s even more special to beat them six straight times. ┬áIt’s special to win the NFC North for a second straight season. All in all, a special day at Soldier Field. What … Continue reading

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Time To Zip It: Pack Must Match Bears’ Urgency to Win North on Sunday

There’s been plenty of yappin’ this week by players new to the NFL’s oldest rivalry (Brandon Marshall) and veterans (Lance Briggs and Jemichael Finley). None of that will matter on Sunday when the Pack looks to invade the Bears’ den … Continue reading

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Win Over Lions Puts Division Title Within Reach Next Week

After spotting the Lions a 14-0 lead, the Pack woke up with a strong running game and good third down defense to outscore Detroit 27-6 the rest of the way and make it 22 straight over the Kitties in Wisconsin–and … Continue reading

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Lambeau, Snow, Prime Time: Pack Will Make it 22 Straight over Toothless Kitties

The last time the Detroit Lions won a game in Wisconsin, most of us had never heard of Brett Favre. It was 1991: Persian Gulf War, Rodney King beating, Magic announced he was HIV positive, Jay Leno succeeded Johnny Carson … Continue reading

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A Perfect 10: Starks’ Injury Will Test Offense Once Again

Update: Mere seconds after posting this, the Packers announced the signing of Ryan Grant to bolster the running game. While it fills an immediate need with a player who knows the system backwards and forwards, it renders the following post … Continue reading

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