Leaky pass defenses to be tested when Packers meet Falcons

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers' blueprint to slow down Atlanta in the NFC championship game focuses on turning the high-octane Falcons into a one-dimensional offense. It sounds simple enough. But this plan could be tough to execute for the Packers with their injury issues in the secondary. It's tough enough to contain All-Pros Matt Ryan and Julio Jones with a healthy...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL admits refs made crucial mistake in Packers-Cowboys game

The NFL has reportedly admitted that a crucial 15-yard penalty the Dallas Cowboys were assessed in last weekend’s playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers should not have been called.With Dallas trailing 7-3 in the first quarter and the ball on the Green Bay 37-yard line, officials called a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on wide receiver Brice Butler for entering the huddle...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Eliot Wolf Will Eventually Succeed Ted Thompson in Green Bay

While the entire world of Packers fandom is focused on Green Bay’s tilt Sunday in Atlanta for the NFC Title, there was some big news released Thursday about the future of the organization. That news, was the new contract given and agreed to by Eliot Wolf. The 34-year old is the Packers director of football operations and was a finalist for the 49ers GM job. However, after signing...
Via The Packers Guru
8 hours ago

Eliot Wolf pulls out of 49ers GM interviews after receiving new contract from Packers

The Packers exec will remain with his current organization, after taking his name out of consideration for the head personnel job in San Francisco. Green Bay Packers fans can breathe a bit easier today. One of the team’s top executives and scouts has chosen to stay with the organization rather than continue pursuing another job. That man is Eliot Wolf, who was one of two Packers...
Via Acme Packing Co
9 hours ago

KC's Watson called Crosby's walk-off FG

The moment that Packers kicker Mason Crosby booted the walk-off field goal Sunday to beat the Cowboys, 34-31, and send Green Bay to the NFC title game, Gene Watson's cell phone began buzzing non-stop.
11 hours ago

TTSO Packers Podcast #94: The Devil Went Down To Georgia

On this week’s show, James, Chris, and Bobbo celebrate the Green Bay Packers victory over the Dallas Cowboys, how valuable Jared Cook is to this team now and in the future, and discuss what the Pack’s D needs to do against Atlanta. They also discuss a strange voicemail  and why Bobbo has taken on a new accent (which he apologizes profusely for.) TTSO is brought to you by hosts...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
11 hours ago

Report: Packers expect Adams, Allison to play against Falcons

There appears to be little chance Jordy Nelson will return on Sunday, but at least the Green Bay Packers can count on Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison to play against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Packers are expecting both receivers to overcome injuries and play on Sunday. At this point, the #Packers expect...
Via The Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Olivia Munn behind Aaron Rodgers’ feud with family

Aaron Rodgers’ relationship with actress Olivia Munn is the primary cause of the rift with his family, according to a new report. Munn has long been believed to be the source of the Rodgers’ family feud, and a source told US Weekly that the actress has a “strong personality” and that “every meeting she has had with [Rodgers’ family] has gone badly” since the supercouple...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Question of the day - Nelson's Availability?

I've been seeing all over the place that Jordy Nelson has a chance to play this Sunday in Atlanta. Before anything gets misconstrued, I'm completely 100 percent whole-heartedly against the idea of him suiting up against the Falcons. Broken ribs typically take 4-6 weeks to heal, and if the Packers manage to scrape by the Falcons and get two weeks of rest prior to Super Bowl 51, that...
Via Cheesehead TV
12 hours ago

Clipping Their Wings: Packers pass rush must Limit the Soaring Falcons

A freight train probably couldn't slow down Matt Ryan and his high-powered Falcons offense this year. On all accounts, many believe this is the year Atlanta finally houses the Vince Lombardi Trophy.  Sunday won't be the first time they get a look at this Packers team, who is still cycling through the motions with their "next man up" philosophy due to reoccurring injuries.  Green...
Via Cheesehead TV
16 hours ago

Green Bay's defense shows versatility in playoff run

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Micah Hyde, the Green Bay Packers' jack-of-all-trades in the secondary, is assuming another new role this season -- playoff playmaker.He is listed as a safety on the Packers roster, but really plays more of a slot cornerback role, at least when he's not needed to fill in on the outside against receivers.Whatever Hyde is called upon to do, the fourth-year defensive...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers don’t have Jordy Nelson or Davante Adams at Wednesday practice

The Green Bay Packers are preparing for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game with a hobbled group of receivers for red-hot quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Head coach Mike McCarthy said that neither Jordy Nelson (ribs) not Davante Adams (ankle) would practice on Wednesday, with Adams potentially unable to participate until Saturday. Nelson is still dealing with multiple broken ribs. Adams...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Davante Adams unlikely to practice until Saturday

The Green Bay Packers are already thin at wide receiver, and could be facing further trouble on Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy admitted that receiver Davante Adams, who sprained his ankle in last Sunday’s divisional round battle with the Dallas Cowboys, is unlikely to practice until Saturday. Not great news from McCarthy on #Packers WR Davante Adams' ankle: "Curious to see him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rodgers, brother had 'blow-up' that led to family feud

Aaron Rodgers is not on speaking terms with several members of his family, and the drama supposedly began when the Green Bay Packers quarterback and his younger brother Jordan had a massive argument. A source close to Rodgers told People Magazine that Aaron and Jordan have had a life-long rivalry that took an ugly turn roughly two years ago when a disagreement became a massive “blow...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Likely to Release CB Sam Shields

The Green Bay Packers are heading to the NFC Championship Game on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. They have had an impressive season to say the least, although there have been some disappointments along the way. One of those disappointments is starting cornerback Sam Shields. Shields went down with yet another concussion earlier this season and it forced him out for the rest...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nelson has only ‘small chance’ to play vs. Falcons

The Green Bay Packers could be without receiver Jordy Nelson for a second consecutive playoff game. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, Nelson—who broke multiple ribs during Green Bay’s win over the New York Giants in the NFC Wild Card Round—has nothing more than a “small chance” to play against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday. “The source...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crosby: 'Moments like that bring joy out of us'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For once after a game, Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby felt sore.He got mobbed by giddy teammates after hitting the 51-yard field goal as time expired to beat the Dallas Cowboys.At one point, Crosby had to beg hulking left tackle David Bakhtiari from trying to pick up the kicker for a victory parade.After getting eliminated from the playoffs on the last...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers coach to Tony Romo: ‘You deserve better’

Following a devastating loss to the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Divisional Playoffs, it seemed as though Tony Romo’s time with the Dallas Cowboys had unceremoniously come to an end. After Romo fractured his L1 vertebrae in the preseason, rookie Dak Prescott took hold of the starting quarterback job and never looked back. Romo, who had signed a six-year contract extension in...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady: When Rodgers is playing ‘I usually stay up and watch’

Tom Brady is a huge Aaron Rodgers fan. The New England Patriots quarterback, who many believe is the greatest of all time, gushed on Monday about what the Green Bay Packers quarterback can do on the field. “I think he does things that no one in the league has ever done, or can do, just because of his physical ability,” Brady said Monday morning during his weekly interview...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Dallas Cowboys blew it

It's the one that got away, again.Yes, the Dallas Cowboys made a brilliant 15-point comeback in the fourth quarter to tie the Green Bay Packers with 35 seconds remaining in their NFC Divisional Round playoff mega-showdown. Yes, on third-and-20 with under 10 seconds left, Aaron Rodgers managed to roll out and throw a bullet to Jared Cook, who somehow got both feet in bounds just...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Report: Packers hopeful Nelson could play next week

Jordy Nelson is being held out of Sunday’s NFC Divisional Round game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys after suffering fractured ribs last weekend. But if the Packers advance past the Cowboys this weekend, Nelson could be available to play in the NFC Championship Game against the Atlanta Falcons. In fact, the Packers have “legitimate hope” that Nelson will be...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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