Forecasting the NFL is tough, but it’s even tougher this year because of the differences between the two leagues. In the AFC, you’ve got aging Peyton Manning and Tom Brady while in the NFC Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson and Nick Foles still having plenty of seasons in front of them. Six of last year’s top […]
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers signed a $110 million contract extension before the 2012 season. In Sunday’s wild-card round playoff loss to the 49ers, Rodgers made a couple of $110 million plays, but didn’t have a $110 million game. The performance was a microcosm of Rodgers’ postseason play since winning Super Bowl XLV. Now before you […]
With just five weeks remaining in the 2012 NFL season, we take a look around the NFC North at the matchups and storylines. In week 13, a bit of Luck visits the Detroit Lions in the form of the Indianapolis Colts while the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago Bears tangle for the third time in as […]
In the latest edition of players getting fined for playing football, Packers linebacker Nick Perry was fined $15,000 for his hit on Colts quarterback Andrew Luck this past Sunday. According to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Perry plans to appeal the fine. On the play, the official referred to Luck as a “defenseless […]
And what did I find? While I agree with “Jersey” Al that the offense deserves a lot of the heat, I don’t think I can point my finger directly at the play calling. And though Adam Czech is correct in pointing out the missed scoring opportunity at the end of the first half, I think there’s more to it than that. In fact, what I discovered was a lot of little things that added up to big problems. There was no one consistent failure, but multiple mistakes and drive-killers that allowed the Colts to make an historic comeback.