Rodgers and Favre at 31 – Same Age But Different Results

CBS Sports recently had an interesting feature predicting the number of wins for each of the NFL teams this year including the Green Bay Packers. Per Bovada Sports Book the over/under for the Packers season is 11 wins. The CBS Sports experts chose the ‘over’ for the Packers – meaning that their expectation is for […]

Packing the Stats: The Packers Have Traded Deep Passes for Run Plays

Since Aaron Rodgers took over the reigns from Brett Favre in 2008 the Packers have been known as a pass-first team. Back in 2008 the NFL was still a fairly balanced league with an average 52/48 split in pass to run calls. The Packers were one of the teams that saw they could exploit defenses […]

Cory’s Corner: Jared Abbrederis has his work cut out for him

Jared Abbrederis came to the Packers with plenty of promise last year. Then July 30 happened. That’s when he tore his ACL in practice, which caused the Wisconsin standout receiver to miss his first pro season. “You just have to look to the positives, try to find positives,” Abbrederis said last year after getting informed […]

There’s more to Green Bay Packers’ early-season struggles than playing tough teams

In my Surviving Sunday column this week, I opined that one of the reasons the Green Bay Packers have started slow the last three seasons is a bland and vanilla early-season scheme on offense. In the comments section, marpag disagreed. marpag said the Packers have started slow because they’ve played really good teams right out […]

Who will be the Packers Surprise Starter in 2015?

Training camp for the Green Bay Packers will open next month and there will be plenty of competition for roster spots. As is the case for most serious Super Bowl contenders, the number of new starters certainly will be small. Barring injury the primary training camp battle for a starting position will primarily focus on […]