Today's game has the NFC North title on the line, and a far easier path on the playoffs for the victor. But the Lions never measure up as a "rivalry game" for the Packers like the Vikings and Bears do. Why is that? It all has to do with respect.
The analysts are talking about Sunday's game as a "Super Bowl Preview." The Green Bay Packers have no chance at a Super Bowl if they don't stand up and make a statement against a quality opponent today—something that has haunted them for years.
Garda gets off hs lazy rear-end and gets back to work between Rutgers basketball games to write up some NFL thoughts including the shifting Jets-Bills game, the Chiefs bein' the Chiefs as well as thoughts on the playoff pictures of both conferences.
You know you've moved on. You know you're smarter, more mature. But all of the sudden, there you are, caught in the same place you were in high school. The Bears forced the Packers to relive the worst parts of their 2009 season on Monday night.
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."