Posts Tagged ‘Green Bay Packers’

Rodgers didn’t want to let Packers down

Newly annointed Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers was one of the guests on the set of NFL GameDay Final to discuss the Packers’ win.

Brandt: Super-competitive balance

Green Bay’s win in Super Bowl XLV is a tribute to the competitive balance in the NFL. The Packers can thank NFC North-rival Detroit for beating Tampa Bay. Had Detroit not beaten the Buccaneers in Week 16, the Packers wouldn’t have made the playoffs to begin with, let alone won the title. That’s how close things are in this league.

Packers finally hit the slant to set up TD

The Packers have a slant package which is really been their bread and butter. But the receivers reactions has been terrible, with at least five drops. Either the passes have been too hard, or the receivers aren’t seeing the ball, but the slant game has been non-existent.

Shields, Woodson out for Packers

The second quarter hasn’t been kind to the Green Bay Packers on the injury front.

Packers’ Driver leaves with ankle injury

It looks like the Packers will be without one of their biggest weapons for the time being, as Donald Driver has left the sideline for X-rays on his injured ankle.

Packers running well enough to exploit Steelers

The Packers are certainly eating their cake and having it, too. The Packers are using seven man protection via the play-action pass.

Brandt: Look for Pack to air it out

ARLINGTON, Texas – NFL.com’s Gil Brandt is here, attending his 43rd Super Bowl. That’s a lot of history, folks. Brandt’s notebook is always filled with nuggets about the game, so here’s a sampling:

Packers LB Walden inactive for Super Bowl

The Packers announced that starting OLB Erik Walden has been deactivated for Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Steelers.

Rodgers: ‘This is what I’ve been dreaming about’

NFL Network’s Michael Irvin sat down with Packers QB Aaron Rodgers to discuss his journey to Super Bowl XLV and how he has balanced the pressures and expectations that come with replacing a legendary quarterback on a legendary franchise.

Nothing cheesy about this list

To prove he’s not biased, Steelers fan Dave Dameshek extends an olive branch to Cheeseheads everywhere with his official list of the best cheeses.

Romo picks against his childhood fave Pack

As painful as this season might have been for Tony Romo – physically with his busted wing and emotionally with having to watch two other teams play the Super Bowl in his home stadium – the Cowboys QB dutifully made the rounds at the media center on Friday and stopped to chat with NFL.com about how he’s faring.

What if the backups must go front-and-center?

Don’t be surprised if Byron Leftwich or Matt Flynn is the hero or goat come Sunday night. In the last couple of football seasons, backup quarterbacks have played significant roles in significant games.

Montana: ‘I’ve been a Steelers fan all my life’

I was able to stop Joe Montana just long enough to find out if he will be rooting for his hometown Steelers Sunday.

Big Ben has edge over Rodgers in SB matchup

Aaron Rodgers and Ben Roethlisberger have some strong similarities, but they also have some stark differences to their games. The quarterback matchup in Super Bowl XLV goes to Roethlisberger, because of his ability to break down the traditional concepts of defense.

Mooch: Packers will win (and Favre will be glad)

So is Brett Favre rooting for the Packers in Super Bowl XLV? That question was posed to NFL Network’s Steve Mariucci during a live chat Wednesday morning on NFL.com.

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