Back and Forth: Packers win a game with five lead-changes

An offensive explosion which seems imminent whenever the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions meet didn’t happen. What did happen was a back-and-forth game dictated by turnovers.

The Packers (7-3) Aaron Rodgers wasn’t perfect, but his throws were on the money when they counted as he led his team to a fourth-quarter, 24-20 comeback win.

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The injury-riddled Packers beat the Cardinals for their fourth straight win

Injuries are as common to football as cheese is to Wisconsin, but the plague that has hit Green Bay is way beyond what any normal team goes through.

After beating the Arizona Cardinals by the score of 31-17, the Packers (6-3) are legitimately without 11 starting players. New injuries to WR Jordy Nelson, OL Bryan Bulaga and LB/DE Clay Matthews only adds salt to an open wound as the team enters their bye week. [Read more…]

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…]

Aaron Rodgers close to perfect in a 30-20 win over the Rams

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ “Shhhhhh” campaign continued as the Green Bay Packers beat the Rams 30-20 in front of a St. Louis crowd full of Cheeseheads.

Rodgers was near perfect while completing 30 of his 37 passes for 342 yards and three touchdowns. Last season’s MVP has thrown 16 touchdowns in his last four games.

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Aaron Rodgers goes Incredible Hulk in a 42-24 win over the Houston Texans

They say everything is bigger in Texas and the Green Bay Packers made sure to comply with a huge 42-24 win over the formerly undefeated Houston Texans.

Aaron Rodgers played angry and it showed.

Rodgers threw a career-high six touchdowns to go along with 338 yards on 24-of-37 passing and a near-perfect passer rating (133.8).

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Green Bay Packers drop season-opener to the 49ers (Rapid Reaction)

Bad reffing aside, the Green Bay Packers’ defense had no answers for the San Francisco 49ers who went into Lambeau Field and pulled out a 30-22 win.

Aaron Rodgers wasn’t horrible, but he also wasn’t his MVP-self with a costly interception in the fourth quarter with the game on the line.

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Chargers topple the Packers in a sloppy match-up; Preseason Notes and Links

Football has finally arrived, at least sort-of. In one of the first preseason match-ups of the year, turnovers were the name of the game as the San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers combined for seven of them. Don’t be fooled into thinking the scrubs were at fault either because star quarterbacks Philip Rivers and Aaron Rodgers had three of them.

Despite making a comeback in the third quarter, the Packers fell just short to the Chargers by the score of 21-13.

Follow the jump to find some notes and links regarding the winners and losers on the Packers roster. [Read more…]

Packers Defense is the Surprise in a 45-7 Win Over the Vikings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everyone knew Aaron Rodgers and the offense would have a big game, but it was the Green Bay Packers’ defense and special teams who stole the show this Monday Night.

Coming into the game, the undefeated Packers (9-0) were allowing 22.4 points per game, but Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings (2-7) came nowhere close to that in a 45-7 loss at Lambeau Field.

Rookie wideout Randall Cobb jump-started the Packers big win with a 80 yard punt return for a touchdown on Green Bay’s first possession. With the score, Cobb became the only rookie in Packers history to return a kick-off and punt for a touchdown in the same season.
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Packers Offense Shines in 42-34 Win over the Saints


The Green Bay Packers opened the 2011 season with a 42-34 win over the New Orleans Saints in a game that has fantasy owners jumping with joy.

Aaron Rodgers showed no signs of slowing down from the Super Bowl season as he completed 27 of his 35 passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns.

Highlighting the Packers dominating offense was rookie wideout Randall Cobb who scored a receiving touchdown and also took back a record-tying 108 yard kick-off return for a touchdown.

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Packers Rookie WR Randall Cobb Likely Out For Season Opener


According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Green Bay Packers rookie wideout Randall Cobb is “listed as having contusions to both knees after getting slammed during a kickoff return Friday night against the Arizona Cardinals.”

While listed day-to-day, the injury appears to be more serious because Cobb is hesitant to answer whether or not he will be ready for the September 8th opener against the New Orleans Saints. [Read more…]

Packers Down Cardinals 28-20; Preseason Notes and Links


All three Green Bay Packers quarterbacks threw for a touchdown in a 28-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field on Friday. In fact, the trio combined to complete 21 of their 27 passes for 297 yards and helped the Packers improve to 1-1 on the preseason.

Follow the jump to find some notes and links regarding the winners and losers on the Packers roster. [Read more…]