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Tim Backes

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Youth Movement Brings Air of Excitement to Green Bay

Youth Movement Brings Air of Excitement to Green Bay

None of us has any real idea of how the 2019 season will turn out for the Green Bay Packers.

Media Still Won't Shut Up About Le'Veon Bell to Packers

Media Still Won't Shut Up About Le'Veon Bell to Packers

Stop trying to make Le'Veon Bell to the Packers happen. It's not going to happen!

Belichick, Brady an Unmatchable Coach/Quarterback Combo in NFL Annals

Belichick, Brady an Unmatchable Coach/Quarterback Combo in NFL Annals

Not even the combination of Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi can measure up to what Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have accomplished together.

Wes Welker Interviews with Packers

Wes Welker Interviews with Packers

Former NFL player and current Houston Texans assistant Wes Welker interviewed for a coaching position with the Green Bay Packers last week.

Briefly Revisiting the Patriots' "Impossible Standard of Success"

Briefly Revisiting the Patriots' "Impossible Standard of Success"

The Patriots continue to build on a legacy of success that will never again be matched in the NFL.

Defense Wins Championships? Maybe Not This Year

Defense Wins Championships? Maybe Not This Year

This is the first season since realignment, and perhaps in the modern NFL, that the conference championship games do not feature a single team ranked in the top 10 in total defense.

In Matt LaFleur, Packers Entrusting the Keys of the Franchise to an Outsider

In Matt LaFleur, Packers Entrusting the Keys of the Franchise to an Outsider

Matt LaFleur enters Green Bay without any ties to the organization and is tasked with revitalizing a dormant Packers' offense.

After Embarrassing Home Shutout, Packers Enter Offseason of Uncertainty

After Embarrassing Home Shutout, Packers Enter Offseason of Uncertainty

There is a sense of foreboding surrounding the Packers' future as the team heads into the offseason. Will Mark Murphy and Brian Gutekunst restore hope to the team by hiring the right coach?

What We Learned About the Packers in 2018

What We Learned About the Packers in 2018

With the 2018 season coming to a close this weekend, here are some things we learned about the Packers in 2018 and what the path forward looks like in 2019.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Aaron Rodgers Takes Matters Into His Own Hands

Game Changing Play of the Week: Aaron Rodgers Takes Matters Into His Own Hands

Aaron Rodgers' late scramble showcases leadership, tenacity.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Aaron Rodgers Misses Wide Open Receivers on Back to Back Plays

Game Changing Play of the Week: Aaron Rodgers Misses Wide Open Receivers on Back to Back Plays

Two more inaccurate throws by Aaron Rodgers halts the momentum earned by a defensive fumble recovery.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Bashaud Breeland Pick-Six Launches Packers to Lopsided Victory

Game Changing Play of the Week: Bashaud Breeland Pick-Six Launches Packers to Lopsided Victory

Bashaud Breeland's pick-six gave the Packers the momentum that carried them to a blowout win over Atlanta.

Packers/Falcons an Oddly Meaningless Matchup Given Rivalry’s Recent HIstory

Packers/Falcons an Oddly Meaningless Matchup Given Rivalry’s Recent HIstory

The Falcons, much like the Packers, have had a highly disappointing 2018 season.

Despite His Vocal Critics, Mike McCarthy’s Legacy in Green Bay Will Be a Positive One

Despite His Vocal Critics, Mike McCarthy’s Legacy in Green Bay Will Be a Positive One

Many Packer fans may be glad to see him go, but ultimately history will look kindly on Mike McCarthy's tenure in Breen Bay.

Green Bay Ranked Best City for Football Fans

Green Bay Ranked Best City for Football Fans

The annual WalletHub survey once again has Green Bay ranked the best place in the country for football fans.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Packers Fail to Convert 4th and Inches

Game Changing Play of the Week: Packers Fail to Convert 4th and Inches

The Packers' woes in short-yardage situations return in the game-changing play of the game that sealed the Packers' 2018 fate.

A Quick Look at the Landscape in the NFC

A Quick Look at the Landscape in the NFC

While it's more than reasonable to be in a panic about the state of the Packers, this season isn't over yet.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Packers’ Third Down Woes Cost Team Late

Game Changing Play of the Week: Packers’ Third Down Woes Cost Team Late

A crucial third-down sack in the fourth quarter was one of the biggest reasons the Packers fell to the Seahawks on Thursday night.

Randall Cobb: This Season "Feels Different" for Packers

Randall Cobb: This Season "Feels Different" for Packers

Randall Cobb doesn't sound particularly confident about the team's chances of turning its season around.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Safety Leads to Massive Momentum Change in Packers’ Loss in Los Angeles

Game Changing Play of the Week: Safety Leads to Massive Momentum Change in Packers’ Loss in Los Angeles

A bad call with bad execution gives the Rams some much-needed momentum.

How Have the Packers Fared as Large Underdogs Under Rodgers and McCarthy?

How Have the Packers Fared as Large Underdogs Under Rodgers and McCarthy?

A look at previous large underdog appearances for Aaron Rodgers' Packers.

So Far, Packers' 100th Season Has Had a Foreboding Feel

So Far, Packers' 100th Season Has Had a Foreboding Feel

The 2018 offseason brought a lot of change to Green Bay. It could very well be that more change is yet to come.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Kevin King INT Gives Packers a Chance to Win in Regulation

Game Changing Play of the Week: Kevin King INT Gives Packers a Chance to Win in Regulation

Kevin King's timely interception gave the Packers the ability to go for a win in regulation rather than having to hope for OT.

Game Changing Play of the Week: First Rodgers Fumble Digs Packers Into Deeper Hole

Game Changing Play of the Week: First Rodgers Fumble Digs Packers Into Deeper Hole

The first Aaron Rodgers fumble of the day capped off a disastrous first quarter for the Packers in Detroit.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Packers Stop Bills’ Lone Scoring Chance with Endzone INT

Game Changing Play of the Week: Packers Stop Bills’ Lone Scoring Chance with Endzone INT

Jaire Alexander's interception of Josh Allen killed the single brief spurt of offensive momentum the Bills generated.

Packers Miss Out on Eric Reid, Who Signs With Carolina

Packers Miss Out on Eric Reid, Who Signs With Carolina

The Carolina Panthers announced Thursday afternoon that they signed safety Eric Reid, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Alex Smith and Vernon Davis Turn Back the Clock

Game Changing Play of the Week: Alex Smith and Vernon Davis Turn Back the Clock

Alex Smith's big pass to Vernon Davis was a gut punch to a Packers team that had just had its own glimmer of hope.

Game Changing Play of the Week: Awful Roughing the Passer Call Costs Packers a Divisional Win

Game Changing Play of the Week: Awful Roughing the Passer Call Costs Packers a Divisional Win

The referees' call of roughing the passer on Clay Matthews was the turning point of the Packers' game against the Vikings on Sunday.

Multiple Former Packers Among Nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019

Multiple Former Packers Among Nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019

With Jerry Kramer now in the Hall of Fame, which former Packer will be the next to don a gold jacket?

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"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall. "
"The Bears still suck!"