Defense Solid, Offense Struggles as Packers Fall to the Lions 19-7

Defense stole the show today in Detroit as the Lions defeated the Packers 19-7. For the second week in a row, the Packers fumbled on their opening possession, which was picked up and scored by the Detroit defense. Detroit added a safety later on which gave them a 9-7, a lead they wouldn’t give up. […]

September 2014 by mattk21

Packers @ Lions: 5 Keys to Victory

Despite finding themselves in an 18 point hole at one point in the first half, the Green Bay Packers were able to comeback and defeat the New York Jets 31-24 in Week 2. With the victory, it moved the Packers into a 4 way tie for first in the NFC North as each team has […]

September 2014 by mattk21

Nelson Shines, Packers Beat Jets 31-24

It wasn’t pretty, but the Green Bay Packers found a way to come back to defeat the New York Jets 31-24, despite trailing at one point 21-3. Jordy Nelson stole the show as he had 209 yards on 9 receptions which included a 80 yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers. The Jets scored touchdowns on […]

September 2014 by mattk21

Eddie Lacy Cleared to Play Sunday

Having a longer layoff between Week 1 to Week 2 payed dividends, as it appears that Eddie Lacy will be active Sunday. He has passed all of the concussion protocols to be cleared, per Mike McCarthy at his Thurday press conference. While he is listed as probable as of Friday mornings injury report, all signs point […]

September 2014 by mattk21

NFL Week 2 Predictions

Pittsburgh at Baltimore kicks off Week 2 of the NFL Season tonight so here are my predictions for this week’s game. Make sure to check back weekly on Thursdays for my weekly predictions as well as my Packers prediction for the week. (Winner in italics) Thursday Night Football Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0) @ Baltimore Ravens (0-1) –>  Pittsburgh 23 […]

September 2014 by mattk21

5 Key’s to a Packers Victory

Week 1 is all wrapped up and the teams are focusing on their Week 2 match ups. The Green Bay Packers have a very important match up this week as they host the New York Jets as they attempt to bounce back from Week 1’s resounding defeat to the defending champion, Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks handled […]

September 2014 by mattk21

Preview: Packers take on Seahawks in “Fail Mary” Rematch

NFL Season Opener It’s been anticipated for a long time but it’s finally time for the NFL season opener on Thursday September 4th, 2014. This is a matchup many consider as a potential NFC Championship game. As the Seahawks come off of a Super Bowl victory, many consider the squad to be the favorites once […]

September 2014 by kmataloni

Trouble in the Trenches

  Defensive Line Woes All eyes are on the offensive and defensive lines in Green Bay right now.  After signing a one-year $4 million contract during the offseason, Packers nose-tackle B.J. Raji suffered a torn bicep in Green Bay’s 31-21 preseason victory over the Oakland Raiders.  Initially signing the contract in order to prove to […]

August 2014 by Brandon Moffet

NFL Draft Day 1

The Green Bay Packers selected Alabama Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with the 21st overall pick in the NFL Draft last night. This addresses a position where the Packers desperately needed help. Safety, Calvin Pryor from Louisville would have been the ideal pick here but the New York Jets took him with the 16th selection. The […]

May 2014 by kmataloni

Free Agency Update: Packers Sign Veteran Julius Peppers

This morning, Josina Anderson of ESPN reported that the Packers agreed to a deal with former Chicago Bear Julius Peppers worth up to $30 million over 3 years. While Julius has been very successful in the past, going to eight Pro Bowls, people have to remember that he is 34 years old. It would be […]

March 2014 by kmataloni