Packers vs. Bears will be a battle of the bruised and battered

I know the Packers play the Vikings this week and we shouldn’t be looking ahead to the Nov. 4 Monday Night Football game against the Bears, but I can’t help myself. The number of talented players that might be watching that game from the sideline or on TV because of injuries is staggering. Suddenly, the […]

Around the NFC North: 2013 NFL Draft Edition

The Packers used the 2013 NFL Draft to finally address the running back position and add a much-needed player on the defensive line. What were the Packers division opponents up to in the draft? Well, two of them used fifth-round selections to take punters and another drafted an offensive lineman in the first round that […]

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Forgive me, Packers fans, I’m about to stick up for the Chicago Bears. (*The author pauses for a moment to put on his bullet-proof vest, change the locks on his home, and take a deep breath*) I have no problem with the Bears one year, $2 million contract offer to Brian Urlacher. I’m actually insulted […]

Around the NFC North: Making Fun of the Bears, Lions and Vikings

It’s free agency time in the NFL, also known as the the perfect opportunity for Packers fans to take a nap for two weeks. Sure, it’s been mildly entertaining trying to figure out if the Packers did, or did not, sign Steven Jackson. And it’s been somewhat amusing following Greg Jennings and his mysterious tweets […]

Packers Drive Rewind: Defense Takes a Stand

Last week’s Packers Drive Rewind highlighted how a seven-play drive that featured all running plays buried the Lions. Watching it made you want to pound your chest and yell. Loudly. This week, we’re going to stay with the tough-guy theme and highlight how the Packers defense stood tall with a goal-line stand after Ryan Grant fumbled. The […]