Category Archives: Green Bay Packers

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Sorry. Still the Same Jay.

Dan Wiederer at the Chicago Tribune on quarterback Jay Cutler‘s performance Sunday: “[C]an we take a quick intermission here for a PSA to remind our audience that Cutler’s career arc did not experience a dramatic shift based on Sunday’s final … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind the Lies

Benjamin Disraeli once said, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Bearing that in mind, Ian Rapoport at nfl.com tweets this little “statistical” tidbit: In a result obvious for everyone who watched #Packers QB Aaron Rodgers last … Continue reading

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Should the Bears Have Signed James Jones? Only if Aaron Rogers Came with Him.

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune answers another question: “Why didn’t the Bears claim James Jones off waivers before the Packers grabbed him?… Seem[s] Jones was much better than what the Bears had on their roster. — Greg M., Hayward, … Continue reading

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