Game Balls and Lame Calls: Chargers 21, Packers 13

First things first: the sky is NOT falling. Despite losing 21-13 last night to the San Diego Chargers in their exhibition opener, the Green Bay Packers are not doomed.  Some fans have a tendency to put way too much stock in the first preseason game. Still there was some good, some not-so-good and some downright […]

Packers Injuries: Bishop’s Pass Rushing Tough to Replace

As the Packers wait for (hopefully good) news about the seriousness of Desmond Bishop’s injury, let’s take a quick look at where the linebacker will be missed most if he’s out for an extended period, or (gulp) the season. Bishop was one of the few defensive players who made plays in 2011. That’s a vague […]

Packers – Chargers Preseason Preview: Answers Are Coming

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re here.  Green Bay Packers football is back. Yes it’s only the preseason opener, but after a long offseason and a few weeks of the Packers playing against the Packers in training camp the Green and Gold finally get to face off against someone in a uniform of […]

Despite Losses, Packers’ A.J. Hawk Expects Big Things in 2011

A.J. Hawk knows the score. In the National Football League, roster turnover is part of the business. Teams change and evolve every season due to the draft and free agency. The 2011 Green Bay Packers are no different. After winning their fourth Super Bowl title in February, the Packers were forced to cut ties with […]

Packers 24 Colts 21 – First Impressions of 2011 Preseason Game 3

The Packers played the Colts last night in this 3rd game of the 2011 preseason. I actually joined the game at halftime, so I watched the second half live and then the first half on the DVR. Here are my first unfiltered impressions.:   1st half Joseph Addai: 26 yds in his first two carries, […]