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Green Bay Packers: Pack clinch playoff berth with win in Tampa.

Another week, another ugly game from the Green Bay Packers. Fortunately though, the Packers came out on top this time. Behind a strong defensive performance and just enough from the offense, Green Bay convincingly beat the Buccaneers in Tampa, 20-3. The win clinched a playoff berth for Green Bay, making it the 6th straight postseason appearance, tying a franchise record. The win...
Via isportsweb.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Safety Morgan Burnett becoming a leader on defense: 'He's been everything we've expected'

Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett had been on the team's radar as an up and coming player and in 2014 he's shown that assumption was correct. Burnett has started in 62 games over his five seasons in the NFL and having that type of playing experience makes him one of the guys in the locker room teammates look to for leadership on the field. Cornerback Casey Hayward said...
Via 60 Max Power O
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the Packers will beat the Bucs (and 1 reason why they might not)

I’ve been thinking real hard this week, and I can’t remember ever seeing the Green Bay Packers play well in Tampa Bay. I know they’ve only won once in Tampa, but I don’t remember that win and I don’t really remember any losses where the Packers came up short, but at least played well. All I can ever really remember about the Bucs are their so-bad-they’re-awesome sherbet...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ol’ Bag of Donuts: Onto Tampa

This week Chris and Adam do their best to look past the Green Bay Packers ‘free fall’ of a performance against the Buffalo Bills, but cannot. Before previewing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the guys lay down some pretty harsh criticism against Coach Mike McCarthy and the untouchable QB1. In closing, the dumpster fire that the neighbors to the south are having is also discussed. ...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers vs. Buccaneers 2014 Week 16 Predictions from AllGBP.com

GAME PREDICTIONS Week 16 Green Bay Packers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Name Record To-Date This Week’s Pick Score Prediction Kris Burke 9-5 Green Bay Packers 35-17 Angry Rodgers makes an appearance and the Packers get a much bigger win that it should be, thanks to the loss in Buffalo last week. The Packers overall make a statement that they’re aren’t out of contention yet and...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Packers’ LBs must make Josh McCown uncomfortable

One of the easiest ways the Packers win on Sunday is by rushing quarterback Josh McCown. Get him uncomfortable in the pocket. And the group that has to get it done is the linebackers. The linebackers have 61 percent of the team’s 32 sacks this season. But recently, the unit hasn’t really showed up. In the last three games, the linebacking corps has just 1½ sacks. That’s the...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers sign former AFL tackle machine to practice squad

Tampa Bay Storm’s former jack linebacker Jean Fanor has signed with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League to join the team’s practice squad. Jean was a beast at Bethune-Cookman playing safety and will get another shot at the NFL. He is a very good player and We wish him the best. #TeamDiamond […] The post Packers sign former AFL tackle machine to practice squad...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Very blind’ Eddie Lacy needs 60 yards to hit 1,000-yard mark

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy is just 60 yards shy of hitting the 1,000-yard mark for the second straight season. The only thing stopping the second-year pro from hitting the mark is coach Mike McCarthy and his eyes.  Lacy, who is dealing with an irritated left eye, has practiced with just one contact this week but hopes to be able...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy is ‘very blind,’ refuses to wear goggles

Eddie Lacy is on an absolute tear since the Green Bay Packers came out of their Week 9 bye. Imagine the type of damage he would be doing if he could see? So he’s not completely blind, but Lacy does wear contacts. And he’s one of those contact wearers that gets scolded by the eye...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Randall Cobb on slow contract talks: 'It is what it is'

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb has bounced back from an injury marred 2013 campaign to post his first 1,000 yard season of his career and it comes at the right time as his contract expires at the end of the season. Cobb figures to be a hot free agent target if the team chooses nolt to sign him, but the talented pass catcher said that he's not focused on money, just...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers' front 5 helps keep offense humming

The Green Bay Packers keep absorbing the hits on the offensive line. But as far as the linemen are concerned, better that they take the blows than quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Front fives don't usually draw much attention. The Packers' highlight reel is typically filled with pinpoint passes from Rodgers to receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, and pinball runs by Eddie Lacy. But...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Amid first 1,000-yard season, Cobb says no Packers contract talks going on

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Randall Cobb is having the best season of his four-year NFL career. As it stands right now, it could also be his last season with the Green Bay Packers. With unrestricted free agency less than three months away, Cobb has not had any discussion of an extension with the team that drafted him 64th overall in 2011. "There's no contract talks that have been going on...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 2014 Week 16 NFL Pick

Green Bay Packers (10-4) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12) The Packers haven’t been nearly the same team on the road this season. That was evident last week in a loss in Buffalo and it’s been evident all year as they’ve beaten just one team by more than 4 points on the road all season, relevant considering this line is all the way up at 10.5 On the season, they move the chains...
Via The Football Fan Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Playoff scenarios

One week ago, the Green Bay Packers look destined to be the number one seed in the NFC.  After a loss to the Buffalo Bills, not only is the chance for the top spot gone, but the Packers playoff chances are no guarantee.  While the Packers are tied with the Detroit Lions for the NFC North lead, they are just one game ahead of the Philadelphia Eagles for the final wild card spot...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Bucs in week 16

Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (10-4) look to get back on track as they travel to Florida to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-12).  The game is scheduled to kickoff at noon CT from Raymond James Stadium with television coverage on FOX.  The Packers fell back to earth last week after they lost to the Buffalo Bills 21-13.  The Bucs, who are in line currently for the number one...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Dec. 18 Packers mailbag:

It's time for this week's edition of Packers Mailbag . . . Q. Should The special teams coaches be worried about their jobs? -- Louie, Menomonie Q. What can the Packers do to fix the special teams problems? -- Dennis, Beloit Q. what is the problem with special teams? blocking, players or coaches or all of the above? -- Brody Q. What is up with special teams? why so many blunders?...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.C. Tretter looking to bounce back after Buffalo debacle

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman J.C. Tretter has to be wondering if there wasn't bad luck, would there be any luck at all. Tretter missed his first NFL season (2013) due to a broken ankle, however, he was tabbed to be the team's starting center in the 2014 offseason until Tretter fractured his left knee in preseason action against the Oakland Raiders. The team placed him...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Linsley: Why Green Bay Packers’ Top Rookie Should Get to Pro Bowl

Ted Thompson has made a lot of great draft picks. But when it comes to the offensive line, Corey Linsley may be the best pick he’s ever made. Linsley, a fifth-round selection out of Ohio State, was thrust into the starting lineup in Week One thanks to an injury to J.C. Tretter, who the Packers had groomed all off season to be their starter. It was thought that Linsley would have...
Via The Packers Guru
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers Lose A Legend – Fuzzy Thurston

The Packers lost a legend when Fred “Fuzzy” Thurston died at age 80. I , along with many others, lost a part of my childhood and a personal hero. Like many who do not remember the Lombardi Era, I came to know about Fuzzy Thurston by reading ‘Instant Replay’ . Jerry Kramer’s stories of Fuzzy never failed to make me smile. He sounded so positive, and ebullient. Almost too...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle Radio: Packers Bills Redux

No Huddle Radio is back to talk about last week’s Packers – Bill battle. To help with that, we bring on guest host Michelle Bruton of Bleacher Report and special guest Bart Winkler, host of Mornings with Bart on K107.1 in the Fox Valley to discuss the game. No Huddle Radio is a part of the Packers Talk Radio Network, serving up enough weekly podcasts to satisfy the...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers: We’d have problems if Packers’ OC ripped me

            Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers can’t believe that Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer admitted last Monday to his players that he’d been an anonymous source in a report by NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport in which he criticized Jay Cutler. “I would have...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson was one of Week 15′s biggest goats

With only two weeks to go in the NFL’s regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape. The list of contenders and pretenders is becoming clearer and clearer. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
Via cover32 - Packers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Cory Linsley of the Green Bay Packers the best center playing in the NFL?

The NFL may be a passing league but if you ask me too much attention goes to the guy behind center and not enough on the center himself. What do Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady all have in common? They all need their centers to not screw up the snap and protect them up the middle, at the very least. Let’s find out who are the top five best centers playing in the NFL...
Via cover32 - Packers
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordy Nelson drop on 94-yard touchdown pass kills Packers (Video)

The Green Bay Packers came out and laid an egg in Buffalo on Sunday, and nothing was a better example of their off game than this drop by Jordy Nelson. Late in the third quarter, the Packers defense got a stop with some big plays and forced a punt that was recovered at their two....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Olivia Munn reveals details of sex life with Aaron Rodgers

Olivia Munn, the “Newsroom” actress and girlfriend of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, made an appearance on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” on Thursday. Given her high-profile romance with arguably the best player in the NFL, once the segment “Plead the Fifth” came around, questions about her beau inevitably became one of the topics...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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