Category Archives: Green Bay Packers

The Packers Turn a Corner Behind Eddie Lacy

Rob Demovsky at ESPN describes a change in the Packers play calling that may be a turning point in more than one way. “Even those who wanted – begged, really – the Green Bay Packers coach to take back the … Continue reading

Posted in Green Bay Packers | Leave a comment

Tracy Porter to the Pro Bowl?

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times takes us through 10 Bears question marks: “9. Who on the Bears can make the Pro Bowl? “Tracy Porter, maybe? No Bears player leads their position group in fan voting, which runs through Tuesday … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings | Leave a comment

Another Challenge for Jay Cutler

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune takes us through some of the numbers relevant to Sunday’s match up with the Redskins: “46.6: Jay Cutler’s rating in two career starts against the Redskins, both losses. In 2013, Cutler left a 45-41 … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, Washington Redskins | Leave a comment

Doing It All the Time

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers your questions: “Why hasn’t Lamarr Houston been promoted to starter yet? I think he’s proven over the last few weeks that he’s the answer opposite Pernell McPhee. It can’t be because he’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers | Leave a comment

This Week Will Be All About the Running Game

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune goes over the six most telling plays from the Bears victory over Green Bay: “Lacy’s stampede: On the night’s second snap, Packers running back Eddie Lacy busted off his longest run of the season. … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers | Leave a comment

The Reality of the Bears Situation

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune reviews the problems that the Bears have to overcome in order to continue to win football games. “Jay Cutler’s turnover-free night? Well, Quentin Rollins dropped a shoulda-been interception in the first quarter. And Cutler … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins | Leave a comment

Apparently Allowing Only 13 Points Against the Packers In Lambeau Isn’t Good Enough

Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times cites the “statistics” on the Bears defensive effort. “According to Pro Football Focus, the Bears’ composite defensive rating against the Packers on Thursday night was minus-18.8. It was minus-3.2 in Week 1, when [Aaron] Rodgers … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers | 1 Comment

Very Quick Comments: Bears at Packers 11/27/15

Both the best and the worst thing about watching football on Thanksgiving is that you get to watch it with family. Surrounded by almost 20 of the closest people in the world to me, many of whom grew up watching … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Game Comments, Green Bay Packers | 4 Comments

Revising Expectations for the Bears

Jon Greenberg at ESPN is revising his expectations for the Bears: “In the beginning … we predicted 6-10 for the Chicago Bears and it seemed just about right.” “But then Jay Cutler returned [from injury] ahead of schedule and things … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins | 2 Comments

Different Strokes for Different Folks Lead to Different Consequences

Rob Demovsky at ESPN reports that Packers head coach Mike McCarthy gave his players almost eight days off over their bye week. That’s nearly double the minimum four days that the NFL Players Union requires. I find this to be … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers | Leave a comment