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 […]
Packers Coach Mike McCarthy Made Right Decision to Accept Penalty
A lot of bad things happened after Mike McCarthy decided to accept a penalty and eschew a fourth-and-one situation near the goal line during the second quarter of the Packers’ loss to the 49ers on Sunday. The decision gave the 49ers another crack at converting on third down — six yards away from the first […]
Packers Stock Report: Season’s Over Edition
The Packers season is over. They got smoked by the 49ers in the NFL playoffs on Saturday night. I’m sick of writing about it. I’m sick of talking about it. I’m sick of thinking about it. On to the stock report: Rising Sam Shields The combination of Shields getting healthy and realizing he’s a restricted […]
Are the Green Bay Packers Still Elite?
Are the Packers still elite? Remember when the Green Bay Packers were legitimately thought of as elite and the next NFL dynasty? All the ingredients were there: A great quarterback. Talented receivers. Young defenders on the rise. A Super Bowl win. Playoff chops. A smart coaching staff and front office. Then the Giants and 49ers manhandled the […]