Archive for the ‘Green Bay Packers’ Category

Buccaneers at Packers: NFC Championship Final Injury Report

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

The Buccaneers announced on Friday that they would be without wide receiver Antonio Brown for the NFC Championship in Green Bay but they have also activated Vita Vea who will play for the first time since week five when he suffered what was believed to be a season ending injury against the Chicago Bears. Bruce Arians said that Brown’s knee wasn’t where they wanted it to be and that the flight to Wisconsin could cause the swelling to get worse.

Buccaneers WR Antonio Brown ruled out for NFC championship vs. Packers

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

"We'll get him ready for the next one."

Ted Thompson’s fingerprints are all over this Packers team

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Ted Thompson, who passed away Wednesday, would have loved this Packers team. Even three years out, his fingerprints are still all over it.

Ted Thompson, 68, GM when Packers won last Super Bowl, dies

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Thompson announced in May 2019 he had been diagnosed with an autonomic nerve disorder. He was the general manager from 2005-17 and drafted many notable players on the current roster, including two-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He acquired 49 of the 53 players on the Packers' 2010 championship team.

Pressing questions for NFL Conference Championships: An encore from Packers pass rush can end Tom Brady’s run

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Matt Harmon looks at five pressing questions heading into the AFC and NFC Championships, including whether the Packers' pass rush can make life miserable for Tom Brady.

Super Host? Bucs can become first to play Super Bowl at home

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

No team has ever played a Super Bowl in its home stadium. Tom Brady and the underdog Bucs (13-5) will try to become the first to do so by winning the NFC championship game against the Packers (14-3). The Super Bowl will take place two weeks later at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

Packers realize how much Rodgers has at stake this weekend

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers teammates understand what this NFC championship game means to the All-Pro quarterback’s legacy. Rodgers has delivered the kind of season that puts him in contention for a third MVP honor, which would match the total won by Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. The Super Bowl count between the two NFC championship game quarterbacks is more one-sided.

Super Bowl play-ins at Lambeau rare yet rich events for Pack

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

As Aaron Rodgers spoke with reporters in the wake of Green Bay's lopsided loss at San Francisco in the NFC championship game last year, the superstar quarterback expressed an optimistic outlook for the Packers that came with one caveat. “We’ve got to get one of these at home,” Rodgers said. The achievement has been unlocked for the first time in his 13 seasons as the starter, with the top-seeded Packers set to host Tampa Bay on Sunday afternoon.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is PFF’s pick for Most Valuable Player

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

The MVP for 2020 at Pro Football Focus: Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

Anatomy of a Super Bowl Berth: Using sim pressures against Tom Brady

Wednesday, January 20th, 2021

Mark Schofield dives into the film to highlight how and why the Green Bay Packers might pressure quarterback Tom Brady.