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5 things to watch: Packers vs. Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Five things to watch for in the Week 17 Sunday afternoon matchup when the Green Bay Packers (11-4) face the Detroit Lions (11-4) at Lambeau Field: 1. So much on the line The outcome of this game has significant ramifications for both teams. Here's a look at the playoff scenarios for the Packers: * Win + Seahawks win = Green Bay No. 2 seed, first-round bye * Win...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lions vs. Packers 2014 Week 17 Predictions from AllGBP.com

GAME PREDICTIONS Week 17 Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Name Record To-Date This Week’s Pick Score Prediction Kris Burke 10-5 Green Bay Packers 27-24(OT) Detroit has needed a lot of fourth quarter heroics to even be in this position. They face the mother of all tests facing the Packers at Lambeau. These are not the Lions under Jim Schwartz so this not resemble anything close...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers to practice Saturday, McCarthy not concerned with his status

Looks like Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (calf) will definitely be on the field and ready for their all-importand regular-season finale against Detroit (11-4). History is on their side against Detroit at Lambeau Field as the Lions have not won there since 1991. The Packers are also undefeated at home this season. At stake is the NFC North title, and also at least the...
Via 60 Max Power O
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL injury report: Lions at Packers

DETROIT LIONS at GREEN BAY PACKERS Sunday, 4:25 PM on FOX, Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin LIONS: OUT: DT Nick Fairley (knee). PROBABLE: RB Joique Bell (Achilles), WR Calvin Johnson (ankle), CB Mohammed Seisay (hamstring). PACKERS: OUT: CB Davon House (shoulder). PROBABLE: G T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (biceps), LB Mike Neal (abdomen), QB Aaron Rodgers (calf...
Via 60 Max Power O
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Go For the Division Crown Against the Lions

The Green Bay Packers will try to gain some momentum heading into the playoffs this Sunday at Lambeau Field against their divisional foe, the Detroit Lions. The Packers can clinch the NFC North and a first round bye in the playoffs with a win.The last time these two teams met, the Packers fell to the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit by the final score of 17-9. The Packers struggled...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Physicality, attitude changed Packers defense during rise in NFL rankings

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike Daniels was beginning to engage with an offensive lineman on a third-and-2 play against New England when he suddenly heard a loud thump through the left ear hole of his helmet. That noise was a result of Sam Barrington charging up the middle and making contact with Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount, stopping him for no gain and forcing a punt. It was...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy not concerned about Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthty said Friday that he isn’t concerned about Aaron Rodgers calf injury. “He’s done everything that’s been asked of him today,” McCarthy said. “I don’t have any concerns today, just based off of my conversation with Aaron and how he’s feeling. Really, tomorrow will be the big indicator. We’ll watch him move around and do different...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Does this beauty wear it better than Packers QB Aaron Rodgers?

#Packers pic.twitter.com/vJkw9Voxdt — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) December 26, 2014 You may also be interested in: Female Friday: Does this beauty wear it better than Packers QB Aaron Rodgers? This photoshopped picture of Johnny Manziel crying over a tricyle crash is priceless NFL hands down fines for brawl between New York Giants and St. Louis Rams
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Look at the Green Bay Packers’ Defense on Third Downs

Stopping the Detroit Lions on third down was a huge issue for the Green Bay Packers in their first matchup this season. If the Packers hope to win the NFC North on Sunday they are going to need to do much, much better defensively on third downs than they did in that first matchup. As a fan it is very frustrating to watch your team do well defensively on first and second down only...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Finishing the Race

The Packers are in the same position as they were last season, only it’s completely different.  Once again Green Bay has a chance to clinch the division title in week 17.  After clinching prior to the season’s last week in both 2011 and 2012 the Packers’ 2013 division title cam down to week 17 against the other team with a chance to win, the Chicago Bears.  Last season,...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rodgers: I'm feeling good – except the sickness and the calf thing

It's a good sign when Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers played around with jokes about his health at his weekly press conference. Rodgers who is recovering from the flu and a calf injury he suffered last Sunday against the Buccaneers. "I'm feeling good – except the sickness and the calf thing," Rodgers said, via Packer News. "Other than that, I'm great, yeah....
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The last time the Lions won in Green Bay

Mel Gray returned a fourth quarter punt 78 yards for a touchdown. Erik Kramer completed two touchdown passes to Robert Clark. The year was 1991, and the eventual NFC Central winning Detroit Lions held off Mike Tomczak and the Green Bay Packers 21-17 at Lambeau Field. Since that fateful December afternoon in Green Bay, the Packers have won 23 consecutive home games against Detroit...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Five keys to defeating the Lions in week 17

Sunday afternoon, the Green Bay Packers (11-4) will face off against the Detroit Lions (11-4) for the NFC North crown.  Kickoff is scheduled for 3:25 CT from Lambeau Field with television coverage on FOX.  The winner of Sunday’s game will earn a first round bye, while the loser will be stuck playing on the road next week on Wildcard Weekend.  Here are five keys for the Packers...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers – Clay Matthews, Rejuvenated

After a couple of disappointing seasons with the Packers, Clay Matthews is experiencing a resurgence. Why? Matthews is playing on a level with his Super Bowl XLV season, already amassing 58 tackles, including 10 sacks. He had 2.5 sacks against Tampa Bay alone, and was just named NFC Defensive Player of the Week. There are specific reasons for his re-emergence as a force on the Packers...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers buys TVs for Packers teammates

Aaron Rodgers is a generous guy. The Green Bay Packers quarterback got into the holiday spirit Wednesday by presenting each of his offensive lineman with a brand-new, 55-inch television. Signal-callers doling out gifts to their O-line is a standard practice, but Rodgers didn’t stop there. The NFL MVP candidate also bought TVs for the men backing him up, Scott Tolzien and Matt...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Packers Voted To Pro Bowl

Five Green Bay Packers players were voted to this season’s Pro Bowl game after the team had zero players voted in last year (Eddie Lacy was an alternate).  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, linebacker Clay Matthews, guard Josh Sitton, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and fullback John Kuhn were all named to this year’s roster.  Rodgers received more votes than any other NFL player.  Rodgers...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers need to focus on the present

For the Green Bay Packers, it’s coming down to the last game of the regular season. While the team has already punched their ticket to the playoffs, a win means a second seed in the post-season, a first round bye, and at least one game on the home turf. But a loss on Sunday means no week off to heal and a trip likely to Dallas to take on the surprisingly formidable Cowboys where...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy is ‘very blind,’ refuses to wear goggles

Eddie Lacy is on an absolute tear since the Green Bay Packers came out of their Week 9 bye. Imagine the type of damage he would be doing if he could see? So he’s not completely blind, but Lacy does wear contacts. And he’s one of those contact wearers that gets scolded by the eye...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Linsley: Why Green Bay Packers’ Top Rookie Should Get to Pro Bowl

Ted Thompson has made a lot of great draft picks. But when it comes to the offensive line, Corey Linsley may be the best pick he’s ever made. Linsley, a fifth-round selection out of Ohio State, was thrust into the starting lineup in Week One thanks to an injury to J.C. Tretter, who the Packers had groomed all off season to be their starter. It was thought that Linsley would have...
Via The Packers Guru
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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