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Clay Matthews says he didn't quit on team in final minutes of the NFC Championship

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews said he not listening to the noise surrounding the pass rusher missing the final three series in the fourth quarter of teh NFC championship game against the Seattle Seahawks. Matthews explained that he sustained several injuries that forced him to the sidelines and was physically unable to play. "People said I was exhausted...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers wins NFL MVP

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers narrowly beat out Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt for the Associated Press NFL MVP Award on Saturday night in Glendale, Arizona. Rodgers previously earned the honors in 2011, the year after Green Bay defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl. This season saw Rodgers put up some ridiculous numbers for a Packers team that...
Via Sportsnaut
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Olivia Munn is Looking Smoking Hot With Aaron Rodgers at the NFL Honors

There is a good chance that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is going to walk away from the NFL Honors Saturday night with the league MVP award (although I hope J.J. Watt gets it). Win or lose though he already has a pretty smoking hot companion for the night anyway in the lovely Miss Olivia Munn.Who needs a trophy when you have arm candy like that? Read more »
Via FatManWriting
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers fire special teams coach

Just two weeks after several speacial-teams blunders that cost the Green Bay Packers in their NFC Championship Game loss to the Seattle Seahawks, coach Mike McCarthy fired special-teams coordinator Shawn Slocum on Friday. “I would like to thank Shawn for all of his contributions over the past nine years,” McCarthy said. “He was a positive contributor to our success, including...
Via Sports-Glory
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

McCarthy: Packers will 'look to make changes'

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy's comments on evaulating his coaching staff for 2015, per Vic Ketchman, Packers.com: “I haven’t had that opportunity. We’ll look at everything. We’ll look to make changes. The changes we made (last year) were in the best interests of the team,” McCarthy said. “Excellent season for us; something we’re very proud of. Our...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers say goodbye to special teams coach Shawn Slocum

After watching the Green Bay Packers give up a TD on a fake field goal and fail to recover a key onside kick during their NFC Championship game loss to the Seattle Seahawks, you just knew someone's head was going to roll... That man, as most expected, was special teams coach Shawn Slocum, who was given his walking paper on Friday, the team announced, per Josh Alper of PFT. ...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Packers fire special teams coach after disastrous season

The Green Bay Packers blew a spot in the Super Bowl in epic fashion and someone had to pay the price. That person was special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum. Slocum was fired by Packers head coach Mike McCarthy Friday following a disastrous season across the board. Two of Slocum’s worst moments came in the NFC...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TJ Lang: Suh wanted to fight me after stepping on Aaron Rodgers

Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang says Ndamukong Suh was so charged up in the Week 17 game between the teams that the Lions defensive lineman challenged him to a fight. Lang was on the radio Friday with 97.1 The Ticket in Detroit and said Suh stepping on teammate Aaron Rodgers led to their...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Fire Shawn Slocum

The Green Bay Packers have fired special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum, the team announced in a statement on Friday. As I wrote the day after the collapse in Seattle, somebody was getting fired for the debacle and Slocum was the most likely fall guy. The Packers have been mediocre at best on special teams for years and it culminated this year in about the worst year a special teams...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers just announced a Friday afternoon coach firing

It took 12 days, but the Green Bay Packers have found their fall guy for the absolute disastrous finish in Seattle in the NFC Championship. Announcement from #Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy: http://t.co/3Uh1wzcVZx — Green Bay Packers (@packers) January 30, 2015 The announcement says the following: The Green Bay Packers have released special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum...
Via cover32 - Packers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Top 3 coaches of all-time

Today’s article kicks off what will be a four-week series of ranking the best Green Bay Packer players at each position. I will rank the top three players and then give two players who just missed the cut. The criteria will be based on statistics, their tenure with the Packers, how many team records they hold, and the impact they had on their team and the organization. We will...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Who was the top rookie?

With any rookie in the NFL, a team’s hope is that they can make a splash right away.  Some teams are lucky and have multiple rookies that make big impacts.  For the Green Bay Packers, they were one of those lucky teams and had several rookies make an impact over the course of the season.  The question is, which rookie made the biggest impact and was the team’s rookie of the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Potential Green Bay Packers Cap Casualties

Every offseason NFL teams face the difficulties of the salary cap and having to cut players to create more space. Even though the cap is rising this will still be a big issue and the Green Bay Packers have to create as much space as possible to try to re-sign top free agents Randall Cobb and Bryan Bulaga. According to overtthecap.com, the Packers are projected to have about $23.647...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Mike McCarthy’s Season-Ending Press Conference

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy met with the media on Wednesday for his season-ending press conference and talked about several aspects of his football team.  It was the first time McCarthy has spoken since the death of his younger brother, Joseph McCarthy III, last week. Here are some of the highlights from today’s session.  You can watch the entire conference here...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Biggest free agency decisions

Despite Super Bowl 49 being just a few days away, the Green Bay Packers are already looking ahead to the 2015 offseason. This offseason is one of the most important in past years when it comes to free agency, as multiple starters are hitting free agency unrestricted. The Packers come into free agency with about an $8 million cushion of cap space to spend, which is more than usual...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Biden blows off Olivia Munn to talk to Aaron Rodgers

There’s at least one guy out there in the world who has blown off Olivia Munn. The actress and Vice President Joe Biden both made appearances on “The Ellen Show” this week, but it was someone who stayed backstage that made the VP’s day. Munn’s boyfriend, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tagged along for the taping, and Biden was sure glad he did. Biden was...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: The Packers’ special teams needs a reboot

The Packers’ special teams were anything but special this year. Green Bay had seven kicks blocked and were ranked dead last in the annual special teams rankings compiled by The Dallas Morning News. Not to mention, a fake field goal and a botched onside kick sealed the Packers’ NFC Championship Game fate. And to prove that this year’s ranking wasn’t a fluke, the paper ranked...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining the Packers NFL Draft Priorites

Let’s take a quick break from making ball jokes at the NFL’s expense and wallowing in our misery over the Green Bay Packers collapse from eight days ago to gaze into the future. Specifically, let’s gaze into the Packers’ future, all the way to May (or April, or June, or Christmas…whenever the hell the NFL draft is this year) and the rookie draft. Then let’s pretend that...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews celebrates Jordy Nelson's TD...as Pro Bowl opponent (GIF)

Green Bay Packers teammates Clay Matthews and Jordy Nelson were playing on opposing teams in Sunday night's NFL Pro Bowl, but that didn't stop Matthews from celebrating with Nelson after he scored a second quarter touchdown. Nelson and Matthews gave each other a flying bump after Nelson's 21-yard TD from Drew Brees. It's all about having fun at the Pro Bowl, and the end result...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Shields: Dez Bryant catch should have counted

  Quickly lost in the DeflateGate furor was all the outrage over Dez Bryant’s overturned catch in the NFC divisional playoff round.   Sam Shields is here to open old wounds. The Green Bay Packers cornerback, who was covering Bryant on the controversial Jan. 11 play, believes the call shouldn’t have been reversed. “It was a catch,” Shields told ESPN this week...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

All Is Not Lost For The Green Bay Packers

Where do the Green Bay Packers go from here? With some changes, and a strong foundation to build on, the future remains bright. The NFC Championship game was of course disappointing. It pointed out some changes that need to be made. First and foremost: Fire Shawn Slocum. That isn’t because of one play. Brandon Bostick’s mistake on the hands team doesn’t mean that Slocum should...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Re-Signing Bryan Bulaga Would Keep Elite Offensive Line Intact

The Green Bay Packers had a lot of positive things happen in the 2014 season but perhaps the most important was the development of the offensive line, which turned out to be the best in Green Bay in over a decade. Not only were the Packers able to routinely run the football against tough defenses—with over 100 yards rushing against Detroit, Dallas and Seattle in the three most...
Via The Packers Guru
10 days ago  |  Discuss

This weekend in NFL stupid

There were only two games in the NFL this weekend, but they were big ones. And in one, a whole lot of stupid happened. Here’s a fairly full version of “This weekend in NFL stupid,” thanks mainly to Mike McCarthy and the Green Bay Packers. The stupidest fourth-down decision This goes to Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers for attempting an 18-yard field goal rather than...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Bostick: 'The whole world is on my back'

No matter how much Green Bay Packers’ tight end Brandon Bostick replays the events of a play gone wrong against the Seattle Seahawks, the result won’t change. In an onside kick by Seattle that should have landed the ball in Green Bay’s possession in the fourth quarter, Bostick’s attempt at catching the ball instead of adhering to his blocking duties, ended up in a tipping...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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