Packers Periscope: Week 2 vs New York Jets

The Past: Do you remember a time where the Packers defense carried the team?  If you are a newer fan of the Green Bay Packers, that idea might be a bit ludicrous, considering the Packers have fielded a consistently inconsistent defensive squad since a historically bad 2011 season.  But in the Packers last meeting with the […]

Packers Periscope: Week 1 at Seattle Seahawks

The Past: Need I really go on about the Fail Mary game? Luckily while the referees officiating that game are doing nothing other than working softball tournaments, the Packers do deserve some of the blame for getting into a situation where a ref determined the outcome of the game.  First, the Packers had a pretty rough […]

Packers Periscope: Wild Card vs. San Francisco 49ers

The Past: Do we really need to remind ourselves of the past?  Sometimes it seems like certainly match-ups become one sided rivalries; in the 1990’s the Packers seemed never able to beat the Dallas Cowboys and recently it’s seemed like the Packers have always gotten better of the Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears but the […]

Packers Periscope: Week 17 at Chicago Bears

The Past: The last meeting in this storied rivalry did not go so well for the Packers; losing the game was actually the smaller matter as the Packers season essentially spiraled out of control with Aaron Rodgers breaking his collarbone, which would eventually take 7 weeks to heal.  The Packers did do a couple things […]

Packers Periscope: Week 16 vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

The Past: I’ve mentioned notable games of the past in this series (the Ice Bowl, Aaron Rodgers dismantling of the Falcons in the 2010 divisional game), but perhaps the most important game in the last decade for the Packers was their win in Super Bowl XLV in 2010 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Not only did […]