Frank Zombo: 2011 Green Bay Packers Evaluation and Report Card

1) Introduction: From Super Bowl starter to 3rd stringer, Frank Zombo probably had the worst luck of any member on the Packers team who wasn’t placed on IR.  Zombo didn’t even get to the regular season healthy due to a broken scapula during the preseason and the usual bumps and bruises during the regular season […]

Packers vs. Lions Preview: 5 Things to Watch

The Green Bay Packers (14-1) and Detroit Lions (10-5) face off in Week 17 of the NFL season Sunday. The basics  When: 12:00 CST, Sunday, January 1, 2012. Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI. TV: FOX; Thom Brennaman and Brian Billick with the call, Laura Okmin on the sidelines. Radio: 620 AM WTMJ (Milwaukee); Packers Radio Network; NFL Sunday […]

McCarthy: Packers “Playing to Win Game” on Sunday; Chad Clifton Expected to Play

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy made no mistake about his team’s desire to be 15-1, and he might get to try out a few players in the process, including left tackle Chad Clifton, against the Detroit Lions in Week 17. McCarthy said Monday that the Packers are preparing to “win the game” and that […]

Packers vs. Raiders: 5 Observations from Green Bay’s 46-16 Win over Oakland

Using five forced turnovers and a balanced offensive attack, the Green Bay Packers (13-0) raced out to a 34-0 lead over the Oakland Raiders (7-6) before finishing their 19th straight win overall, 46-16, Sunday at Lambeau Field. Here are five observations from the game: 1. Fast start This game, which some thought could be the […]

Erik Walden’s On-Field Theatrics: Exit Stage Left?

There were a lot of things that can be taken away from the Packers more-difficult-than-it-should-have–been 45-38 win over the San Diego Chargers, in particular on the defensive side of the ball, but there is one player I want to focus on and what his role should be in the Packers defense going forward. Erik Walden, […]