News from the NFC North including the defending champion Green Bay Packers and their rivals the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Up to the minute special Brett Favre retirement ceremony information.
When the Green Bay Packers step on to TFC Field this weekend they will be facing a make-or-break situation. Win and they regain a portion of first place in the NFC North. Lose and they face an uphill battle to win their fifth straight NFC North title.
It is fashionable for many scribes to award mid-season awards such as Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved, etc. Here are a few of our unconventional awards that you might not see elsewhere.
For the Green Bay Packers the key to victory against the Denver Broncos does not likely lie in intense film-study sessions scheming how to stop Peyton Manning from beating them. For the once unstoppable Manning 2015 might very well be his swan song in the NFL after very un-Peyton like performances so far this season.
With the NFL trade deadline approaching a little over two weeks from now (3 PM Central on November 4) we speculate on four trades that Ted Thompson should consider to strengthen the Green Bay Packers for their run to Super Bowl 50.
For Green Bay Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy the messages sent to his players this week was simple and straight-forward. First ‘I don’t want to hear anything about the bye week’, and secondly ‘if you are healthy you play’ regardless of when the bye week happens to fall.
What may be surprising to some is that the St. Louis Rams defense is statistically ranked only in the middle of all NFL defenses in total yardage allowed at 356.5 YPG. It is also vulnerable to the run and if the Packers can exploit it, they stand a good chance of winning this week's game at Lambeau Field.
The Green Bay Packers are in the midst of a worrisome case of the injury bug heading into week four of the NFL season. But be it good fortune, a smartly built roster, or perhaps a little of both the Packers are weathering the storm with little need for outside help.
"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."