Around the NFC North: Week 8

The Green Bay Packers continued their winning ways, easily rolling past the Carolina Panthers at Lambeau Field.  This sets up a Sunday night matchup on the road against the New Orleans Saints this week.  The Saints were the Lions’ latest victim after a late pass interference call against New Orleans gave Detroit new life near […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: The NASCAR Defense

Photo credit: Terry Renna/AP When the Green Bay Packers defeated the Carolina Panthers 38-17 last Sunday, the crafty defensive coordinator Dom Capers rolled out a new defensive personnel package he called “NASCAR.” Admittedly, I wasn’t the first to break this story. Credit goes to Rob Demovsky and later Jayme Snowden. However, when I first saw it […]

Cory’s Corner: Mason Crosby is picking up where he left off

Lost amid the R-E-L-A-X three-game winning streak is the comfort of a consist kicker. Last year Mason Crosby enjoyed the best season as a pro by nailing over 89 percent of his field goals. And now in his eighth year, many people didn’t expect an encore performance. Just don’t tell Crosby that. The 30-year-old is […]

Packers Stock Report: Extra Ketchup Edition

After the Green Bay Packers throttling of the Carolina Panthers, how do you put any Packers in the falling category? You know the Packers are on a roll when 1) the safety position is a strength; 2) Nick Perry is healthy and playing well; 3) their top cornerback is out and barely anyone notices; 4) […]

Packers 38, Panthers 17: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Another game at Lambeau Field and another blowout victory for the Green Bay Packers. The final score was 38-17 but the game against the Carolina Panthers was never really that close. The Packers jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back. Green Bay eventually stretched the lead to 38-3 before giving […]