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Author: Dillon Oakley

Week Six Green Bay Packers Takeaways

The Green Bay Packers headed into week six as favorites to win the NFC in 2017, and exited week six as long shots to make the playoffs. Midway through the first quarter, quarterback Aaron Rodgers was driven into the ground by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr. Rodgers immediately clutched his throwing shoulder in pain. Rodgers would eventually be diagnosed with a broken collarbone which will all but end his 2017 campaign. Despite the loss of Rodgers, the Packers were competitive throughout the game before eventually succumbing to the Vikings by a score of 23-10. Week Six Green Bay Packers Takeaways...

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Week Five Green Bay Packers Takeaways

The Green Bay Packers entered AT&T Stadium with an undefeated record (3-0) including a Super Bowl victory in 2011. Last year the Packers defeated the Dallas Cowboys in a thriller to send them to the NFC Championship game against the Atlanta Falcons. Aaron Rodgers had been miraculous in both games in Jerry-World, and it continued today. The Packers trailed by four points with just over a minute left in the game. Rodgers drove them down the field to set up the game-winning touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11 seconds remaining. Here are the three most important Packers takeaways...

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Week Four Green Bay Packers Takeaways

Entering week four, the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears had met in 195 contests with a the series being tied 94-94-6. The fact that the “biggest rivalry in football” was tied after nearly 100 years is incredible and a testament to the legendary rivalry. The Packers started off strong with a touchdown on their opening drive of the game and a strip sack of Mike Glennon on the first play of the Bears possession. The Packers struck quickly after the turnover and led 14-0 early in the game. After a lightning storm that caused a 47 minute delay,...

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Week Three Green Bay Packers Takeaways

The Green Bay Packers welcomed the Cincinnati Bengals to Lambeau Field in what was the hottest game ever played in Green Bay. Aaron Rodgers came into today having beaten every other team in the NFL other than the Cincinnati Bengals. The struggling Andy Dalton opened the game by finding A.J. Green in the end zone for a ten-yard touchdown. Surprisingly, the touchdown was the first of the season for the Bengals. The Packers answered by going on a 60-yard drive capped off with a Rodgers to Lance Kendricks touchdown pass. Early in the second quarter, Dalton found Giovani Bernard for...

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