Game Balls and Lame Calls: Packers 22, Lions 9

Kickoff was scheduled for noon in Green Bay, but the game between the Packers and Detroit Lions got underway mid-morning with the surprising news that Calvin Johnson was inactive. Johnson, regarded as the best receiver in football, may be as important to the Lions offense as any non-quarterback is to his team around the league. […]

Poll: Are the Packers a Good Team Playing Mediocre or Just a Mediocre Team?

After the Packers yawner of a win over the Lions on Sunday, I keep asking myself one question: Are the Packers a good team playing mediocre or just a mediocre team? Let’s take a look at the case for each: Good team playing mediocre The Packers are 2-2 despite another barrage of early-season injuries, playing […]

Report: Packers LB Clay Matthews has a Broken Thumb

Mike Garafolo from Fox Sports is reporting that Packers LB Clay Matthews suffered a broken thumb in Sunday’s win over the Lions. From Garafolo’s Twitter feed: Packers LB Clay Matthews suffered a broken thumb today. Unclear whether he’ll be able to play through it, — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) October 6, 2013   Sigh. The injuries […]