The Burke Blotter: The NFL Needs the Green Bay Packers

If someone were to say the National Football league has had a bad past couple of weeks, they would be making the understatement of the century. Multiple domestic abuse indictments and/or accusations along with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson being charged with child abuse has stained the NFL. The league has gone into a […]

Cory’s Corner: Packers’ passing game needs its tight ends

Jordy Nelson put the Packers’ receiving corps on his back in Sunday’s 31-24 comeback win over the Jets. But Green Bay cannot rely on Nelson to come through with 209 receiving yards — good for fourth best in franchise history — every week. The position that would really open things up for other receivers is […]

Packers 31, Jets 24: Game Balls and Lame Calls

It was a disastrous start, but the Green Bay Packers pulled it together and rallied to defeat the New York Jets 31-24 at Lambeau Field. The Packers fell behind almost immediately after a botched snap between rookie center Corey Linsley and quarterback Aaron Rodgers gave the Jets the ball deep in Green Bay territory. New […]

5 Reasons why Packers will beat the Jets (and 1 reason why they might not)

The Packers need to beat the Jets today, not only to rinse off the stink of what happened in Seattle, but to dispose of a team representing “that guy.” You know, “that guy.” He’s the loudest guy in the bar even though nobody cares what he has to say. He’s they guy who hasn’t accomplished […]

Packers Stock Report: Can’t Beat the Best Edition

There was a period during the Green Bay Packers’ 2009 and 2010 seasons where they couldn’t beat the NFL’s elite. You knew the Packers were good, really good, actually, but they couldn’t get over the hump against the likes of Atlanta, New England or the 2009 Vikings with Brett Favre slinging the ball around. That […]