Packers blow past the Minnesota Vikings despite Joe Webb-mania

Erik Walden sack of Joe Webb

Hours before the highly-anticipated playoff meeting between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings it was announced starting quarterback Christian Ponder was inactive with an elbow injury.

Enter back-up Joe Webb who was actually trending on twitter for much of Wild-Card Saturday.

What started as good trending (“Webb is super fast and runs the read-option, something the Packers haven’t seen”) quickly turned into bad trending when the audience learned Webb cannot throw a football.

Subsequently, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers picked apart the Vikings in a 24-10 win.

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Green Bay Packers schedule gets easier with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Green Bay Packers opened the season by playing teams who now have a combined record of 28-18 including the San Francisco 49ers (5-2), Chicago Bears (5-1) and Houston Texans (6-1).

Against the league’s cream of the crop, they went 2-1 and are inching back up the power rankings with each week’s stronger showing.

Finally, the Packers get to welcome one of the league’s bottom-feeders into Lambeau Field. The Jacksonville Jaguars have displayed more problems than positives and have a huge mountain to climb to compete with the Green and Gold. [Read more…]

Analyzing the Packers’ Seven Pro Bowl Selections: Snubs and Surprises

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not a lot of people get excited about actually watching the Pro Bowl, but almost everyone gets excited about the announcement of the Pro Bowl Selections. This year, the NFC’s #1 Seed, the Green Bay Packers have received seven selections for the free trip to Hawaii.

It’s not eight that the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots pulled, but nonetheless an impressive list of players who hold an argument for being the best at their position.

Let’s take a closer look at all seven selections and briefly mention who may have been snubbed.

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Packers Keys To Victory Versus the Falcons


The Green Bay Packers continue their playoff road trip on Saturday at the Georgia Dome where they will take on the #1-seeded Atlanta Falcons in a NFC divisional match-up.

When these two teams met back in week 12, it didn’t go so well for the Green and Gold. Following a 40 yard kickoff-return from Eric Weems, Pro Bowl QB Matt Ryan moved his team down the field to set up for the game-winning 47 yard field goal with nine seconds left.

Here’s what the Packers need to do if they want to avenge the loss and more importantly advance to the NFC Championship for a chance to play in the biggest game of them all, the Super Bowl.

By: Nick Grays

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What Else Can Go Wrong For The Green Bay Packers?

Entering the season, the Green Bay Packers were the trendy pick for the NFC’s representative in the Super Bowl. I would be interested to see how many of those people would like to go back and change their predictions after watching the team lose three key starters to significant injuries. To make matters worse, the Packers failed at pursuing RB Marshawn Lynch and now have to play the Vikings’ Randy Moss (historically a Packer killer) at least twice this season.

Here’s a breakdown of each of the Packers’ early misfortunes and what they need to do to win the NFC North.

By: Nick Grays

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