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Packers: Analyzing A.J. Hawk’s Career in Green Bay

Packers: Analyzing A.J. Hawk’s Career in Green Bay

Back in the 2006 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers had a tough decision to make. They had to choose between Ohio State linebacker A.J. Hawk and Maryland tight end Vernon Davis. For the record, I wanted the Packers to draft Davis. He seemed like a perfect target for Brett Favre and future (at the… Read more

Aaron Rodgers Likes Packers Role as Underdogs

Aaron Rodgers Likes Packers Role as Underdogs

As Mike McCarthy once said of his Green Bay Packers “We are nobody’s underdogs.” But even so, heading into the NFC Championship game Sunday, the Packers are considered underdogs by many. At least as far as betting is concerned. Most outlets have the Packers as a five to six-point underdog to Atlanta. And it hasn’t… Read more

Aaron Rodgers Chasing Green Bay Packers History

Aaron Rodgers Chasing Green Bay Packers History

Honestly, in all the years I have watched Aaron Rodgers play football for the Green Bay Packers, only one stretch has been better than how he played the past seven weeks. The stretch I am alluding that has been better than the 7-0 record he has posted since the Philly game and the 19 touchdowns… Read more

Mike McCarthy’s Dominance in December is a Good Sign for Packers

Mike McCarthy’s Dominance in December is a Good Sign for Packers

Last month, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy stood at the press podium and argued that he’s a highly successful NFL coach. And the truth is, he’s right. And one of the biggest reasons why is his incredible record in the month of December. With two wins this month over the Texans and Seahawks,… Read more

Packers Need History to Repeat Itself in Washington

Packers Need History to Repeat Itself in Washington

There is no question about it, the Green Bay Packers are an embattled football team as they head to the nation’s capital this week to take on the Washington Redskins. At 4-5, trailing by one game in the NFC North division race and 1.5 games (to Washington) in the wildcard, the Packers have reached the… Read more

Packers: Can Green Bay Survive Without Clay Matthews?

Packers: Can Green Bay Survive Without Clay Matthews?

For the third straight week, the Green Bay Packers will be without the services of Pro-Bowl outside linebacker Clay Matthews. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced the news today and said that even though Matthews has now missed three straight games and four total this season, it’s still not a long-term concern. McCarthy: We’re going… Read more

Joique Bell Will Add Much-Needed Power to Packers Backfield

Joique Bell Will Add Much-Needed Power to Packers Backfield

James Starks started practicing this week, but he may not be ready to return yet for the Green Bay Packers, who are expected to sign free-agent running back Joique Bell Monday. Help is on the way for the #Packers injury-riddled RB unit. I’m told FA RB Joique Bell is expected to sign with GB on… Read more

Packers: Time for Fans to Appreciate Ted Thompson

Packers: Time for Fans to Appreciate Ted Thompson

Every year, around this time, there is a common refrain among certain Green Bay Packers fans and the narrative is normally about general manager Ted Thompson’s lack of activity in NFL free agency. Not all Packers fan do this of course, but it seems there are many that are continually disappointed by Thompson’s unwillingness to… Read more

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Dominate December at Lambeau

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Dominate December at Lambeau

It goes without saying that winning football games in December is important. And when it comes to winning home games in December no one is better than Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Dating back to 2006, the start of the Mike McCarthy era, the Packers have essentially been unbeatable at home. Since that… Read more

Brett Favre is the most Influential Player in Packers’ History

Brett Favre is the most Influential Player in Packers’ History

There is no shortage of great players in the history of the Green Bay Packers, nor is there a shortage of influential players that have worn the Green and Gold. Yet, as great as all of those players are, none of them have meant more to the franchise than Brett Favre. Favre wasn’t just one… Read more