Packers Periscope: Week 12 “at” Minnesota Vikings

The Past: The Vikings had a little bit of an emotional letdown right from the start of the game, where rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who they took at the end of the 1st round, was declared out of the Packers game after suffering an ankle injury in the previous game.  While losing Bridgewater was bad enough, […]

Packers Periscope: Week 11 vs Philadelphia Eagles

The Past: The last meeting between the Packers and Eagles did not end well for the Packers; with Aaron Rodgers officially out for the first of 8 weeks with a broken collarbone, the Packers then proceeded to lose backup Seneca Wallace and were forced to throw in Scott Tolzein, their 3rd string developmental quarterback.  While Tolzein […]

Packers Periscope: Week 10 at Chicago Bears

The Past: As with division rivals, the Packers and Bears meet twice a year and the second time is almost always more interesting as it’s a chance for the loser to even out the score. Last year Shea McClellin knocked Aaron Rodgers out of the 1st game with a broken collarbone and essentially won the […]

Revisiting and Regrading the Packers’ 2011 Draft

Photo credit: Packers Insiders NFL draft experts often say it’s not fair to grade a particular draft class on draft day. It’s better to reassess the picks three years into their careers. Much has already been written about the perceived failures of the Green Bay Packers’ general Manager Ted Thompson and his maligned 2011 draft […]

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, […]