There’s more to Green Bay Packers’ early-season struggles than playing tough teams

In my Surviving Sunday column this week, I opined that one of the reasons the Green Bay Packers have started slow the last three seasons is a bland and vanilla early-season scheme on offense. In the comments section, marpag disagreed. marpag said the Packers have started slow because they’ve played really good teams right out […]

Cory’s Corner: Does coaching really matter?

This has truly been the year of the coach in sports. First it was Jim Harbaugh. The well-known ‘berserker’ made the word obnoxious seem tame. And after a career overall record of 49-22-1 in four years, which included one Super Bowl appearance, the San Francisco 49ers decided to roll up the worn-out welcome mat. Then […]

Cory’s Corner: Early retirements send a strong message to the NFL

The NFL has to be on red-alert by now. When Jake Locker decided to step away from the game, many were surprised that the eighth overall pick in 2011 left a decent amount of money on the table. But now 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is calling it quits. This is earth-shattering news for someone that […]

Cory’s Corner: Helping Rodgers should be Packers’ priority

Super Bowl XLVIII is a collision course of two different team-building philosophies. In 2012, the Broncos paid 36-year-old Peyton Manning, the owner of four neck surgeries, a five-year $96 million contract to take them back to the promised land. Many saw it as a surprise because nobody knew how Manning would respond to contact and […]

2013 NFL Playoffs Predictions, Conference Championships:

GAME PREDICTIONS 2013 NFL Playoffs: Conference Championships Name Straight Up Against the Spread New England Patriots at Denver Broncos (-5.5) Kris Burke Broncos Patriots “Jersey” Al Bracco Patriots Patriots Adam Czech Patriots Patriots Marques Eversoll Broncos Patriots Thomas Hobbes Broncos Patriots Cory Jennerjohn Broncos Broncos Jason Perone Broncos Patriots Chad Toporski Broncos Patriots San Francisco […]