Green Bay Packers

Did the Pack Exit the Playoff Picture with Aaron Rodgers Injury?

by Debbie Baratz • November 11, 2013

In Week 9 against its division rival, the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went down in the first quarter with a broken collarbone. Enter backup quarterback Seneca Wallace who was unable to lead his team to a win as the Bears got the 27-20 victory. By the time the dust settled on […]

Does Eddie Lacy Have What It Takes to be a Top Five Running Back?

by Debbie Baratz • November 1, 2013

For the next few weeks–maybe longer–the Green Bay Packers will need to make do without quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He has a broken left collarbone and will be missing from action. The team will respond by changing up their scheme with backup quarterback Seneca Wallace at the helm. Look for help to come from its running […]

Can Packers Fill the Receiving Void with Randall Cobb Out?

by Debbie Baratz • October 22, 2013

For the Green Bay Packers, they’re like any NFL team and have been hit by the injury bug. But for them, this came in Week 6 in a 19-17 victory against the Baltimore Ravens. They lost top wide receiver Randall Cobb for numerous weeks thanks to a fractured fibula from a hit by Ravens safety Matt Elam. Cobb […]

Most Intriguing NFL Week 1 Matchups

by Debbie Baratz • September 6, 2013

On Thursday night, the NFL season officially kicked off with the rematch of the Denver Broncos against the Baltimore Ravens. Numerous questions swirled for this game including how would the Ravens defense look? Does Peyton Manning still have it? Does he have chemistry with Wes Welker? How will the Ravens look without Anquan Boldin and […]

Does Matt Flynn’s Failure Prove Aaron Rodgers is a System Quarterback?

by Debbie Baratz • September 4, 2013

After impatiently sitting behind Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers for four seasons, backup quarterback Matt Flynn finally thought he’d get his chance as a starting NFL quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks in 2012. His initial competition was the Seahawks 2011 starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson but then rookie Russell Wilson appeared on the scene and well, […]

NFL Training Camps: Players Down for the Season with Torn ACLs

by Debbie Baratz • August 9, 2013

We’re in the second week of August and already there’s a plethora of NFL teams hit by the injury bug. Some players will be ready for the regular season while others have already kissed their 2013 seasons goodbye. Backup players will have new opportunities while seasoned players and coaches are already grumbling that the league […]

Fantasy Football 2013 Running Back Sleepers

by Debbie Baratz • August 7, 2013

Along with selecting a top running back or two for your fantasy team, in the later rounds it’s also good to pick up a few sleepers. They may surprise you by their talent or their increased amount of play if their fellow starting running back goes down and they up starting for a few games. […]

Looking at Lambeau Field’s 7,000 Seat Expansion

by Debbie Baratz • July 3, 2013

When Green Bay Packer fans enter Lambeau Field in five weeks to kick off the 2013 preseason in Game 1 against the Arizona Cardinals, they’ll see a makeover for their beloved stadium. And they’re probably going to like it. The $146 million facelift ($100 million spent so far) and expansion is expected to be completed […]

Green Bay Packers 2013 Training Camp Schedule

by Debbie Baratz • June 22, 2013

This week, the Green Packers released its 2013 Training Camp Schedule. It begins on July 26 with a “Back to Football” theme. In a change from last year, the 19 practices will only run in the mornings and will be held at Ray Nitschke Field. This includes its Family Night/scrimmage on Aug. 3, which has activities […]

Are Eddie Lacy, Johnathan Franklin The Answer to the Packers Running Woes?

by Debbie Baratz • June 2, 2013

In this year’s NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers filled a much-needed hole at their running back position by adding Alabama’s Eddie Lacy (second round), UCLA’s Johnathan Franklin (fourth round) and the undrafted free agent from Kansas State, Angelo Pease. It’s no secret the team doesn’t have a huge running game as it had an […]