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Game one in the books

The Green Bay Packers opened their preseason schedule Saturday with a 20-16 loss to the Tennessee Titans in Nashville. Unfortunately bad weather will hinder some evaluations as the first half was played in a downpour. Here are the things I … Continue reading

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Can the NFC North rebound this year?

Packernet followers know I have already picked the Packers to go 12-4 this year. The question is will that be enough to win a fourth straight division title? Last season the division was won by the Packers at 8-7-1. The … Continue reading

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Packers under the radar?

Could it be that a team that has made the playoffs five years in a row and won a Super Bowl in 2010 is flying under the radar this year? Judging by some of the national media comments so far … Continue reading

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Packers’ Fantasy Football Projections

The Green Bay Packers were able to have quite a bit of success last year, which is pretty remarkable considering all the injuries to major players. Most notably, Aaron Rodgers missed seven full games and most of an eighth. If … Continue reading

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Packers looking to toughen up defense?

It appears at least one player on the Packers’ much maligned defense is sick and tired of being called soft. Defensive lineman Mike Daniels made it perfectly clear he’s not going to stand around and let teams punch him in … Continue reading

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Will the defense really be better?

Green Bay Packers’ head coach Mike McCarthy promised the Packers’ defense will be a better unit in 2014 than they have been the last three years when they have flirted with the bottom of the league. The reason they are … Continue reading

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Day two recap

Ted Thompson can spin it as coincidence if he wants, but the Packers clearly were addressing needs in the first two days of the 2014 draft. By taking a wide receiver, defensive tackle and tight end in day two the … Continue reading

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Draft Blog

Draft day is finally here. And the hype machine has reached new levels of madness. I have read probably 100 mock drafts and can never remember seeing them so scrambled. It should be a very interesting first round because I … Continue reading

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Schedule First Take

The Packers schedule on first take looks pretty good. Five of the first eight games on the road, then the bye week and five of eight at home, which I think certainly helps the Packers’ 2015 Super Bowl odds. As … Continue reading

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Thompson shocks the world

Well, the NFL world anyway. Ted Thompson has actually made a splash in free agency. In what is a classic case of “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” defensive end Julius Peppers is now a Packer. The question now … Continue reading

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