Hello again Packer fans. After a brief hiatus to re-introduce myself to the wife and kids, I am back to once again discuss all things Packers. I have had several weeks to digest the Packers playoff loss to the Cardinals and their season, in general.
And yet, it wasn’t enough. Plenty of fingers are being pointed. The fault lies with Dom Capers, Aaron Rodgers turnovers, Nick Barnett, Jarret Bush, etc.
I firmly believe losing certain games in certain ways to certain opponents can be as much of a confidence boost as a big win.
From the rubble of that horrible loss in Tampa, the Packers rose up, dusted themselves off and found a new focus and new reason for being – a desperation drive to make the playoffs.
“He’s done a great job for us,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. “He really adds an extra dimension to our offense and opens things up for Greg and Donald and James.”
It was July 2008, “The Summer of Favre,” yet with all the attention being given to that PR nightmare, Ryan Grant wanted a little attention too. Five months after the Packers had told Grant and his agent that they would “take care of their own” and sign him to a new contract, Grant was [...]
As the Green Bay Packers prepare to meet the Baltimore Ravens on Monday Night, I felt the need to get the inside scoop on the Ravens from someone in the know.
As the Green Bay Packers knocked the stuffing out of the turkeys known as the Detroit Lions, Packer fans everywhere were surely in a thankful mood. After watching the game, here are five things this Packer fan and writer is thankful for. Feel free to add your own in the comments section.
The first question that comes to mind is, ” Will these injuries have the same devastating effect on the Packers defense as Nick Barnett’s and Cullen Jenkins’ injuries did last season? With the improvement this year in personnel and scheme, I wouldn’t expect that drastic a drop-off.
So what changed? What was responsible for the 180 degree turnaround from the putrid performance in Tampa? Specifically, what three things put a smile on my face?
Watching a Mike McCarthy press conference always brings out my emotional side. The chuckles, the sneers, the jaw-drops, the yelling, the abusing of my computer monitor. Good thing I don’t work in an office full of people.
So don’t waste your time watching the whole game again, Packers fans. The first five minutes tell the whole story…
Throughout the 48-year history of the Packers – Vikings rivalry, there have been some special moments, but probably none that will live up to this weekend’s events. An aging Viking leader returns with a new band of men, looking to plunder the very homeland he once loved.