The Burke Blotter: Is the Packers’ Defense For Real?

Sunday marks the halfway point of the Green Bay Packers’ 2014 season, but for defensive coordinator Dom Capers it actually is much more than that. After a sluggish start to the season, Capers’ defense has come to life and is finally again performing near the level it was in 2010 when the Packers won Super […]

Packers 38, Panthers 17: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Another game at Lambeau Field and another blowout victory for the Green Bay Packers. The final score was 38-17 but the game against the Carolina Panthers was never really that close. The Packers jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back. Green Bay eventually stretched the lead to 38-3 before giving […]

The Burke Blotter: Why a Losing Season is OK for the Packers

It’s only Week 4 of the NFL season but with the one quarter mark of the 2014 season coming after this weekend, now is the time fans will get either giddy or jittery about their team’s chances. Fans of the Green Bay Packers as of right now definitely fall into the latter category. The Packers […]

Packers vs. Lions – Knee-Jerk Reaction

By now, you’ve already read a few reaction pieces to the Packers 19-7 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday.  Most Packers losses have an ugly element to them, by nature, and this one was no exception.  Here are my own thoughts coming out of the loss and where this leaves the Packers as they […]

Lions 19, Packers 7: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Cue the Twilight Zone theme. Imagine if you will, a game where Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers received a lot of praise from Packers fans while beloved quarterback Aaron Rodgers and head coach Mike McCarthy are facing loads of criticism. This isn’t some bizarre alternate dimension. This is reality. The Packers were defeated […]