Cory’s Corner: Winning starts by stopping Russell Wilson

Last week, everyone focused on Aaron Rodgers’ calf muscle. And this week, Seattle is either focused on it or is resigned to the hypothesis that the injury is a fable. But Rodgers isn’t the most important factor in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game. Without a doubt, it’s the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson. The mark of a great […]

Cory’s Corner: Julius Peppers justified his contract on Sunday

Many people were wondering why Ted Thompson opened up the checkbook and signed Julius Peppers last March. The 34-year-old justified the three-year $26-million contract with a special game in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. He hasn’t tasted playoff football since 2010, so he had every right to be excited and you could say he was pretty […]

Cory’s Corner: Packers’ LBs must make Josh McCown uncomfortable

One of the easiest ways the Packers win on Sunday is by rushing quarterback Josh McCown. Get him uncomfortable in the pocket. And the group that has to get it done is the linebackers. The linebackers have 61 percent of the team’s 32 sacks this season. But recently, the unit hasn’t really showed up. In […]

Packers’ free-agent signees playing well

The level at which Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson eschews signing free agents each offseason has gone from a local talker to a national meme in recent NFL offseasons. These days, it’s not just Packers fans who smirk/smile/shake their head/grumble whenever the topic of Thompson and free agents arises. Now, everyone talks about […]

Packers Stock Report: “Go Pack Go” vs. “Bears Still Suck” edition

Let’s start this week’s Green Bay Packers stock report with a quick poll: Is it more satisfying when Packers fans take over an opposing team’s stadium with “Go Pack Go” chants when the Packers win on the road, or is it more satisfying when the Packers are stomping the Bears at Lambeau Field and fans […]