Monthly Archives: December 2011

After Further Review, Pack Will Try to Win With Flynn

The Packers’ 20-game winning streak over the Lions in Wisconsin is in jeopardy this weekend, and it has nothing to do with which will be the better team on Sunday. The Lions are 3 1/2 point favorites at Lambeau for … Continue reading

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McCarthy’s Made His Decision…

Mike McCarthy knows how he’s going to handle his team’s matchup with the Lions on Sunday. On the one hand, you’ve locked up the top seed in the NFC and can accomplish nothing with a win this Sunday, except a … Continue reading

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Examining Ted’s Biggest Mistake in 2011

Let’s start with the obvious. The reason the Packers sit atop the power rankings and are favored to return to a second straight Super Bowl is the unparalleled performance of Aar…I mean, Ted Thompson. He took an aging, Sherman-depleted roster … Continue reading

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With Lambeau Air Show, Pack Ensures Road to Indy Runs Through Lambeau

What a great night at Lambeau, with festive Cheeseheads dressed for Christmas and celebration in the air. The Pack turned out the lights on the Bears and in the process earned the NFC’s top seed. The defense is still leaky … Continue reading

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Expect Pack to Dump Coal on Bears’ Playoff Hopes

Suddenly, it seems, the Packers have something to prove. Less than one week after their first loss in 12 months, they are no longer being considered by many to be the team to beat in the NFC. When the Packers … Continue reading

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What If Vince Gave the Pre-Game Pep Talk This Sunday Night…

I had dinner on Tuesday night at Lombardi’s Steakhouse in Appleton, a guest of Josh and Amy Keeney. If you’ve been there you know you are immersed in Packers history, with photos, artifacts, books and other pieces of Lombardi’s life … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call? Bah Humbug!

So this is what a loss feels like. I made the four hour drive to Madison right after the game ended, giving me a lot of time to consider what went wrong at Arrowhead and what it means. To put … Continue reading

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20-20 Vision: Packers Will Handle Chiefs for 20th Straight Win

The Packers will play their final road game of the season on Sunday when they visit Arrowhead and the Chiefs. With the final two regular season games at Lambeau and homefield advantage just one victory away, the Pack will look … Continue reading

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Appreciating the Greatest 12 Months in Packers History

With apologies to the Lambeau and Lombardi eras, we are living through the greatest stretch in Packer history. Since the team is unlikely to play an important, meaningful game until mid-January, ┬áit feels right to step back for a moment … Continue reading

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Pack’s 19th Straight Win is a Costly One

The Packers delivered a virtuoso performance over the overmatched Raiders on Sunday, delivering a 46-16 beatdown that ensured the team a bye week in the playoffs. The team’s 19th straight win is now the second longest winning in NFL history. … Continue reading

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