Packers Periscope: Week 13 vs New England Patriots

The Past: Much has been made about the fact that Aaron Rodgers has never really faced Tom Brady, but the real story is that two great teams will meet at Lambeau Field on Sunday and neither has much experience playing the other.  In their last meeting, the Packers travelled to Gillett Stadium without the services of […]

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 […]