Around the NFC North: Week 9

The bye week couldn’t have come at a better time for the Green Bay Packers after their trouncing by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night football.  The Packers have two weeks to get several guys back healthy, most notably quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who tweaked his hamstring on a run early in the second half. […]

Cory’s Corner: The 300-yard passing game has lost its luster

Mike McCarthy was spot-on when he said, “I don’t think a whole lot of defense was played here tonight.” He’s right, there wasn’t much defense in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday night with the nation watching. But you could also expand his words to include the rest of the NFL. Defenses as a whole took […]

Packers Stock Report: They are who we thought they were Edition

After eight games and heading into the bye week, the Green Bay Packers are about what we thought they were (cue the Denny Green soundbite). Aaron Rodgers is amazing and does amazing things. When Rodgers get hurt, even if it’s just a silly hamstring pull that he plays through, things go to hell in a […]

Saints 44, Packers 23: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Well, that escalated quickly. The Green Bay Packers saw their four-game winning streak come to a crashing halt Sunday night as they were blown out by the New Orleans Saints 44-23 at the Superdome Sunday night. Here is who played well and who left some things on the field in the Packers’ loss Game Balls […]

Packers vs. Saints First Impressions – 2014 Game 7

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints:  2014 Game 6  (Packers 23, Saints 44) As always, this post it what it says it is, unfiltered initial reactions as the game progresses. I always find it entertaining to compare initial impressions from the heat of the moment with more measured thoughts with time to think about it.  Everything […]