Packers Periscope: Week 9 Bye

With the Packers on the bye week, there really isn’t an opponent per say, but the break offers a good chance to take the periscope and do some introspection. How are the Packers doing – have they improved from last year? The Past: Last year the Packers had the misfortune of getting week 4 off, […]

Packers Periscope: Week 8 at New Orleans Saints

The Past:  While the Packers won their last meeting against the Saints during the Super Bowl homecoming game in 2011 42-34, it was the underlying story of the lockout and the new CBA that made headlines.  Several teams including the Saints had held private workout for their players, lead by their quarterback Drew Brees while Aaron […]

Packers Periscope: Week 7 vs. Carolina Panthers

The Past:  While the last meeting between the Panthers and Packers ended well on the scoreboard, a 30-23 victory at Bank of America Stadium, the win was a bitter one as the Packers lost safety Nick Collins to a neck injury that ultimately ended his career.  Collins was in his prime at that point and had […]

Packers Periscope: Week 6 at Miami Dolphins

The Past:  An unfamiliar and familiar opponent all at the same time; the Green Bay Packers travel to sunny Miami to visit their old offensive coordinator Joe Philbin and former head coach and GM Mike Sherman.  The Packers have only played the Dolphins a grand total of 13 times, which is quite surprising for two franchises that […]

Packers Periscope: Week 5 vs Minnesota Vikings

The Past:  The last time the Packer met the Vikings was on week 12 of the 2013 season and was headlined by the “triumphant” return of Matt Flynn.  Much like the parable of the prodigal son, Flynn left the Packers with a spectacular 460 yard, 6 touchdown performance in 2011 to a lucrative deal with […]