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Mike McCarthy Likely Sticking with Dom Capers as Green Bay Packers’ Defensive Coordinator
January 8th, 2014 at 3:52 PM
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy held his end of the season press conference on Wednesday and made it unofficially clear to reporters that the Packers wouldn't make any significant changes in the coaching staff before next season, specifically with Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers. "Dom Capers is an outstanding football...

Green Bay Packers 101 Special: 2013 NFL Playoff Predictions
January 3rd, 2014 at 4:11 PM
Last season, NFL fans were shocked to see the Baltimore Ravens, in linebacker Ray Lewis' last hurrah, win Super Bowl XLVII over the San Francisco 49ers behind the play of quarterback Joe Flacco. Flacco had one of the greatest individual postseason runs in NFL history, throwing 11 touchdown passes and zero...

Green Bay Packers 101 Special: 2013 NFL Awards
January 3rd, 2014 at 3:35 PM
The 2013 NFL season is officially in the books, Super Bowl XLVIII will soon be quickly approaching and it's time to handout regular season awards in the wake of a new year. In 2013, NFL fans saw teams like the Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears lead their...

Green Bay Packers Rule Out Aaron Rodgers, Season Likely Over for Johnny Jolly
December 20th, 2013 at 2:44 PM
Christmas will not come early this year for the Green Bay Packers (7-6-1). Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced early Friday afternoon that former Super Bowl champion and MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been ruled out against the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-8) at Lambeau Field on Sunday and he will miss...

Green Bay Packers Aaron Rodgers not Medically Cleared, Official Announcement Friday
December 19th, 2013 at 4:59 PM
Green Bay Packers (7-6-1) Super Bowl champion and MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers has not been cleared to play against the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-8) by the Packers' medical staff, according to Packers' head coach Mike McCarthy. Rodgers was a limited participant in Thursday practice and McCarthy said he, Rodgers and team physician...

Green Bay Packers Rise in NFL Power Rankings
December 17th, 2013 at 11:12 AM
Before we get to another updated slate of NFL Power Rankings, here are some quick-hit surprises from week 14 action: (1) The Dallas Cowboys historic loss against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday falls squarely on the shoulders of head coach Jason Garrett, because the Cowboys offense completely abandoned the running...

Green Bay Packers Rise in NFL Power Rankings
December 10th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
Before we get to another updated slate of NFL Power Rankings, here are some quick-hit surprises from week 14 action: (1) Honestly, before the season started, who would've thought that the Houston Texans firing Gary Kubiak would be the first in-season head coaching dismissal of the 2013 NFL season? (2) The Green Bay...

Green Bay Packers Rule Out Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews Fined
December 6th, 2013 at 3:17 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-6-1) will play their fifth consecutive game this weekend without their franchise quarterback. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed to reporters on Friday that the Packers have officially ruled out Aaron Rodgers against the Atlanta Falcons (3-9) on Sunday. Rodgers is still recovering from a broken collarbone...

Aaron Rodgers Returns to Practice for Green Bay Packers, Unlikely to Play Thursday
November 26th, 2013 at 1:13 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-5-1) haven't won a game in the last month, but in a more positive light, franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to the practice field on Tuesday for the first time since breaking his collarbone in a week nine loss to the Chicago Bears (6-5). Packers head coach...

Green Bay Packers Rise in NFL Power Rankings
November 26th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
Before we get to another updated slate of NFL Power Rankings, here are some quick-hit surprises from week ten NFL action: (1) The Green Bay Packers proved what level they are at as a football team without Aaron Rodgers after tying with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday (A TIE?! SERIOUSLY?!). (2) Robert Griffin...

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers Chances to Play on Thanksgiving ‘Slim-to-none’
November 25th, 2013 at 3:13 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-5-1) ended their three-game losing streak on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings (2-8-1), thanks in large part to the spark provided by veteran quarterback and fan favorite Matt Flynn and the punishing running from rookie running back Eddie Lacy, but nonetheless, the Packers would like to...

Green Bay Packers Continue Slipping in NFL Power Rankings
November 19th, 2013 at 10:40 AM
Before we get to another updated slate of NFL Power Rankings, here are some quick-hit surprises from week ten NFL action: (1) Controversial calls in the San Francisco 49ers-New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots-Carolina Panther games could've gone either way late in the fourth quarter of each game, as both...

Green Bay Packers Officially Sign Matt Flynn, Team Places Seneca Wallace on IR
November 12th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-4) have officially signed quarterback Matt Flynn to the active roster and placed quarterback Seneca Wallace on the injured-reserve (IR) list on Tuesday, according to Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. Wallace started in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles (5-5) in place of injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers,...

Green Bay Packers Fall Out of Top Ten in NFL Power Rankings
November 12th, 2013 at 10:24 AM
Before we get to another updated slate of NFL Power Rankings, here are some quick-hit surprises from week ten NFL action: (1) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars both earned their first wins of the season, so head coaches Greg Schiano (TB) and Gus Bradley (JAX) seats just got a...

Green Bay Packers Remain in Top Ten of NFL Power Rankings
November 5th, 2013 at 10:49 AM
Before we get to another updated slate of NFL Power Rankings, here are some quick-hit surprises from week nine action of the NFL season: (1) The Tampa Bay Buccaneers proved in Seattle this weekend that you can never sleep on any NFL team...kudos to Greg Schiano's club for not taking a...

Green Bay Packers Enter Top Ten of NFL Power Rankings
October 22nd, 2013 at 10:34 AM
Before we get to the Goat's latest power rankings, here are some awards and surprises from Week 7: OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: WR Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson wasn't playing football on Sunday, because it was Megatron who was clearly unleashed. Megatron caught nine passes for 155 yards and scored two...

Green Bay Packers Continue to Rise in NFL Power Rankings
October 15th, 2013 at 10:06 AM
Before we get to the Goat's latest NFL Power Rankings, lets honor a couple of players and feature some quick hit surprises. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: QB Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers The Minnesota Vikings had emotion on their side after the horrid and awful death to Adrian Peterson's two year-old son,...

Green Bay Packers Redzone Production Has Been Disappointing
October 8th, 2013 at 10:27 AM
The Green Bay Packers (2-2) had an impressive win over the NFC North-leading Detroit Lions (3-2) this past Sunday at Lambeau Field, as the Packers have won 23 consecutive games over the Lions in the state of Wisconsin. The Packers offense didn't turn the football over once, the offensive line only...

Green Bay Packers Continue to Drop in Latest NFL Power Rankings
October 1st, 2013 at 10:32 AM
Four weeks down, 13 weeks to go in the NFL season. Before we get to the Goat's latest power rankings, here were some of the most intriguing headlines from last week: The New Orleans Saints are the real deal this season...Sean Payton's presence alone shows how important coaching is in the...

Green Bay Packers Struggles in Close Games Have Continued into 2013
September 25th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
The Green Bay Packers (1-2) are only three weeks into the NFL season, but this team has proven they can't finish football games. Both of the Packers losses have been by six points or less and opponents are outscoring the Packers 39-7 in the fourth quarter this season. Packers head coach...