Category Archives: Green Bay Packers

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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Everyone’s a Critic

Adam Kilgore at The Washington Post writes a thought provoking article on head coaches make such apparently “stupefying” game-management decisions. The bottom line is that Kilgore claims that the job is too big for one person. The typical NFL sideline … Continue reading

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Photos of Jason Pierre-Paul’s Hand Hit the Web. And Other Points of View.

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times points out that Adrian Amos had a generally solid NFL debut against the NFL’s best quarterback. I was surprised that the Packers didn’t challenge him more. But maybe they had so many other … Continue reading

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Bears Wide Receivers Need to Step Up for Offensive Season to Be a Success

Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune is spot on with this comment: “If the Bears want to continue to have success running the ball, they’re going to have to find a way to open up the passing game downfield. Yes, … Continue reading

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Imagine That. Some Encouraging Words From a Packer.

Those looking for encouragement – and I think we all are – will find some in the weekly “10 Thoughts” column by Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune. He quotes Packers guard T.J. Lang: “‘They were playing us nickel to our … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Green Bay at Chicago 9/13/15

Offense The Bears made no secret of their desire to run, starting the game with double tight ends for the first two plays. The Packers, of course, put eight (and sometimes nine) in the box. It was fairly obvious early … Continue reading

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Forte Jerseys Burning Hot in Wisconsin. And Other Points of View.

Bears Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune states categorically that the Bears defensive linemen will play one-gap. But I’m reasonably certain that it will depend upon who the player is (e.g. Eddie Goldman Vs. Will Sutton) and what defensive alignment … Continue reading

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Packers Have One Weak Point. Maybe.

Rob Demovsky at ESPN.com points out that the Packers have Matt Forte, Marshawn Lynch and Jamaal Charles their first three games. If their run defense isn’t improved, things could get ugly early. The Packers have theoretically worked on getting better … Continue reading

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