Around the NFC North: Week 5

The NFC North gets going right away this week with a divisional match up in the Thursday Night game.  The Green Bay Packers host the Minnesota Vikings after both teams recorded victories this past Sunday.  The division-leading Detroit Lions host the Buffalo Bills.  Detroit is the only North team over .500 with a 3-1 record. […]

Around the NFC North: Week 4

Week 3 in the NFC North upended what has been the natural order of things in this division the last few years. A perennial NFC North favorite, the Packers anemic offensive performance against the Lions moved them down in the unfamiliar position of chasing after both the Lions and Bears.  Both of those teams made strong […]

Around the NFC North: Week 3

Week two brought about some much expected results and one big surprise.  The Chicago Bears were able to defeat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football and at the 49ers’ inaugural game at Levi’s Stadium.  Some will say they expected the Bears to win that game but the way Chicago dominated the fourth quarter […]

Around the NFC North: Week 2

The first week of this new 2014 NFL season brought quite a few interesting games, and results.  The Green Bay Packers opened up the season as visitors to the Seattle Seahawks.  While the first half was competitive, the wheels fell off and the Seahawks ran away, 36-16.  The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions both hosted […]

Around the NFC North: Week 1

We are just one day away from the start of the 2014 NFL regular season, which features an opening day match up between the defending champion Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers.  It seems that the off season and preseason keep getting longer and longer, doesn’t it?  It’s good to be back! This past […]