The Packers pushed their win streak to six games with 24-10 victory over the Washington Football Team. What was most impressive was the red zone defense. After allowing a touchdown on every red zone trip this season, the Packers defense turned away the WFT 4 separate times. Could this be the next stage of development of Joe Barry’s scheme? It will be difficult to tell this week … [Read more...] about Beating Arizona Requires Massive Performances from Packers
It wasn’t pretty, but for the Green Bay Packers, a win over the Washington Football Team on the stout showing of their once-porous red-zone defense, 6-1 feels pretty good. But there’s no time to rest as the Packers turn around for a Thursday Night Football game on the road against the undefeated Arizona Cardinals, and in addition to the voluminous injury list they’re already … [Read more...] about Cheesehead Radio: After Further (and Further (and Further)) Review…
With Davante Adams going on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday, it is highly unlikely that he will play Thursday at Arizona. We would not know until Thursday if he will come off that list with him needing two straight negative tests 24 hour apart. On Tuesday afternoon, the Packers also placed Allen Lazard on the reserve/COVID-19 list. This essentially rules out any scenario … [Read more...] about Davante Adams and Allen Lazard OUT? Who must step up?
Cardinals vs. Packers! In addition to missing Joe Barry, Davante Adams, and Allen Lazard on a short week with a road trip to the NFL’s only remaining undefeated team, one might recall that the Packers were already pretty banged up and missing most of their superstars. But can this gritty, mean team go into the desert heat and scrape out a win anyways? Matt LaFleur and Aaron … [Read more...] about No Huddle Radio #58: Can the Packers Beat the Cards With a Short Deck?
The Packers came into the season with Aaron Rodgers on a mission, a strong offensive line but with a few question marks, according to the rankings of Pro Football Focus, and a decent crew on defense. This meant that many pegged the Green Bay Packers as a top contender from the NFC. As of October 21, the season has been far from straightforward, though, with a shock loss and a … [Read more...] about Best is Yet to Come from the Packers, Injuries Forgiving
Packers outside linebacker coach Mike Smith hasn’t been shy in the past about how he values quarterback pressures and hits just as much as he values sacks. Last August, Smith went on a near-five minute rant about the difference between good rushers who only get sacks, vs. great rushers who get sacks and pressures. “Sacks are important don’t get me wrong,” Smith said. “The … [Read more...] about Packers outside linebacker Rashan Gary in the middle of quietly good season
Chris Lempesis is back to break down Green Bay’s 24-10 win over the Washington Football Team on Sunday at Lambeau Field, a win that saw the Packers sporting their 1950s throwback uniforms. The podcast is arriving a day later than usual and that’s because he was at the game Sunday, so of course he shares all the interesting sites and sounds from a day at Lambeau. He raves about … [Read more...] about LempsTalkinPack: Hey Daddy-O, Packers Win, You Dig?
After their Week 1 debacle at the hands of the New Orleans Saints, the Green Bay Packers have corrected their missteps and ran their winning streak to five in a row heading into Sunday’s home matchup against the Washington Football Team. And after key defensive stops and a sterling offensive performance by Aaron Rodgers, that streak is now six. Having welcomed a … [Read more...] about Green Bay vs Washington Game Recap
Week 7 in the NFL has arrived. The Packers are a little banged up heading into this matchup but so is their opponent the Washington Football team. The Packers have a big Thursday night matchup looming against the Arizona Cardinals. This could possibly be a trap game as the team looks ahead to that tough matchup. The Packers are one of four NFC teams at 5-1 and enter Week 7 as … [Read more...] about Game Preview: Week 7 Green Bay Packers vs Washington Football Team