All Entries Tagged With: "NFL"

Five things to watch and a prediction for the Packers' Week 10 matchup with the Bears. 

Garda is back again with more general NFL discussion. Today he tackles the aftermath of the Massacre in Cincinnati, why it's dangerous to be "all in" on Hoyer, and what should be done with Adrian Peterson now that his court case is settled.

The NFL released its International Series schedule for the 2015 season on Thursday, and it didn't include the Green Bay Packers....

Quick takes from the Packers' 44-23 loss to the Saints in Week 8. 

Five things to watch and a prediction for the Packers' Week 8 matchup with the Saints. 

After falling to 1-6 on the season following a Thursday night loss, Rex Ryan's job security is coming under question.

Quick takes from the Packers' 27-24 win over the Dolphins in Week 6. 

Five things to watch and a prediction for Packers-Dolphins in Week 6. 

Five to things to watch and a prediction for Packers-Vikings in Week 5. 

Quick takes from the Packers' 38-17 win over the Bears in Week 4. 

Five things to watch and a prediction for Packers vs. Bears in Week 4.

Week 4 is upon us and so is Garda as he talks about how what we thought in preseason was wrong, resets the accident counter and talks about why the Giants suddenly look competent on offense.

Quick takes from Green Bay's 19-7 loss to the Lions in Week 3. 

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers won online voting for the NFL's Week 2 Never Say Never Moment of the Week, the league announced on Friday.

Garda is back with thoughts on two big disasters: The Tampa Bay Bucs and NFL Commisioner Roger Goodell's press conference.

Garda is back and he's here to remind you that some good has happened in the NFL in the past week or so, despite the Ray Rice disaster.

Defensive end Michael Sam is on the roster bubble in St. Louis. Might he get cut?

Packers draft choices will be taking part in the annual orientation to professional football that begins on Sunday.

Quarterback Jim McMahon—Brett Favre's backup in Super Bowl XXXI—was one of the former Green Bay Packers players named among 500 bringing a class...

Day one is in the books!   We saw some fascinating moves again this year, and things look like they will be just as fun this evening.

The Draft is here! Andrew Garda has all the info you need to be ready to go when the first pick FINALLY happens.

We're almost there and things have gotten a little wierd. Here are a couple of tweets Andrew Garda feels captures the mood.

If the Packers want to keep their fading playoff hopes alive, they'll have to steal a win from the Patriots, a team that's playing better than anyone else in the league.

The Washington Redskins love nothing more than to play the spoiler. Can they pull off the upset...and incite panic in Green Bay?

NFL reporters spent portions of Wednesday on conference calls with ESPN's Mel Kiper, Mike Lombardi of the NFL Network/National Football Post, NFL...

This morning's spin around the NFL. Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger ties up some loose ends around the New York Giants.

I had only planned on doing a little preview, since I’m not generally a betting woman.  However.  Now that Aaron’s given you his picks, I can’t let him completely take over my turf without chiming in myself, now can I?

Apologies for the lag time.  Work + life + inability to visit an NFL page without reading about how great Warner was against Green Bay = Holly took some time off from football. After watching the weekend’s games, however, I’m left with a few lingering thoughts: 1.  The Cowboys-Vikings game reminded me at points of each of the Packers-Vikings games.  In each game against Minnesota, the Packers were down significantly at the start of the 4th quarter (28-14, 31-20 – 24-3 in 3d!), but managed to tighten the score in the face of serious pressure from Minnesota’s front four.  On Sunday, Dallas was still theoretically “in the game” going into the 4th quarter.  Yes, they were down 17-3, yes, Flozell Adams had left the game before halftime, and yes, Romo was getting his butt kicked.  But 14 points wasn’t so much that Dallas’s offense couldn’t make something happen.  The Vikings were letting them stick around.

Before anything else, I just want to say thank you.  Thank you for reading, for giving me feedback, and for letting me geek out on football stats without pointing and laughing (overtly, anyway).  It’s been a treat.

Everyone does it...staring out of your car window as you pass a particularly nasty accident on the highway.  You hope that the drivers are OK, of course, but you also want to get an eyeful so that, when you finally get to where you're going, you can say, "You'll never guess what I saw today."  Millions of people tuned in to the October 15 "Balloon Boy" incident, riveted by both the potential tragedy and the resulting spectacle of the media ploy.  Despite our claims that we "try not to get sucked into the drama that surrounds a bad situation," be it a twenty-car wreck or Britney Spears' latest public meltdown, we all have those moments where we see a situation and think, "Thank God (or fate or common sense) that's not me."

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