Cory’s Corner: No Darren Sproles is a welcome sight for the Packers

As long as a team has Drew Brees as its quarterback, good things are bound to happen. The future Hall of Famer is looking to pass for over 5,000 yards for the fourth straight season this year. But there is one reason why opposing defenses are breathing a sigh of relief when they see the […]

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 […]

Cory’s Corner: Saints vs. Colts in Super Bowl XLIX

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 […]

Cory’s Corner: Fantasy football-style rules are hurting the NFL

We are now in the live ball area of the NFL. Referees have been instructed to crack down on defensive players even more and closely watch pass interference or defensive holding. The reason? Because the casual NFL fan is more concerned with his or her fantasy team as opposed to cheering for a team. According […]

Cory’s Corner: Aaron Rodgers will prove ranking was wrong

I was surprised to see how many Packers fans were upset about Aaron Rodgers’ spot in the recent NFL Network Top 100 rankings. First of all, Rodgers is a better overall player than No. 11. Heck if I was Matthew Stafford, I would be really ticked about being ranked last. But based on last year, […]