Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Key Matchups

  We’re back to the Detroit Lions already?  It seems like just three weeks ago I was breaking down the key matchups between these same Lions and the Green Bay Packers.  That’s because I was.  Due to the fate of the 2012 scheduling, the Green Bay Packers ended up with five divisional games in their […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Key Matchups

The Green Bay Packers are back in action this week after their bye.  They head to Detroit to face the Lions for just the first time in 2012.  The Lions are coming off a loss to the Minnesota Vikings and have battled inconsistency all season.  They have yet to beat a division opponent and are […]

NFC North: Jim Schwartz’s Seat Should Be Heating Up

If you took a poll of 100 NFL fans and asked them which of the four head coaches in the NFC North was on the hottest seat entering the 2012 season, a majority very likely would choose Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith who survived a mediocre season which was followed by a major shakeup […]

Packers Stock Report: Playoff Bye Week Edition – Matt Flynn A Strong Buy

I agreed 100 percent with Mike McCarthy’s decision to rest Aaron Rodgers on Sunday, but I couldn’t help but think about how I would feel if I dropped an entire paycheck to bring my family to the game, only to learn that Rodgers was resting. “Resting?” I would have said. “I’m paying how much for […]

2011 NFL Season Week 17: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Preview–Stomping Out The Regular Season

Will he or won’t he? That’s the question surrounding Packers coach Mike McCarthy this week as he decides whether or not to play his starters in the meaningless regular season finale at home against the Detroit Lions. Then again, maybe it isn’t a truly meaningless game for the Packers.  They have the chance to finish […]