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08/23/2017

Mike Pennel

Tale Of The Tape: GB vs. ATL

After “studying the tape” (that sounds a heck of a lot better than “turning on the computer”), here are 10 additional thoughts from Sunday’s game against the Falcons: —Aaron Rodgers looked great on Sunday; he looked even better on Tuesday. Watching the All-22 tape made me realize just how special the veteran quarterback was against Atlanta. Minus his

Tale Of The Tape: GB vs. DAL

After “studying the tape” (that sounds a heck of a lot better than “turning on the computer”), here are 10 additional thoughts from Sunday’s game against the Cowboys: —Sunday was Aaron Rodgers’ poorest performance since I starting watching the All-22 coaches tape. He’s put up much worse stats, but I can’t remember a game in which he

Slow Start For Fackrell

The “2-Week Rule” warns not to get too excited over a young player early in training camp. Well, it also goes the other way too. That’s why there’s no reason to panic over Kyler Fackrell’s extremely slow start. That said, you’d certainly like to see the rookie outside linebacker from Utah State pick it up

5 Packers Poised To Leap

Mike McCarthy talks all the time about the importance of players making a leap from one year to the next. Among the reasons the Packers struggled in 2015 was because safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and to a lesser extent left tackle David Bakhtiari were the only jumpers on the team. For things to go better in

Tale Of The Tape: GB vs. ARZ

After “studying the tape” (that sounds a heck of a lot better than “turning on the computer”), here are 10 additional thoughts from Sunday’s game against the Cardinals: -You have to credit Bryan Bulaga, Josh Sitton and T.J. Lang for playing through injuries, but the three veteran offensive linemen clearly aren’t performing the way they

Pennel Keeps Improving

The Packers’ run defense has been much better recently, and while there are a number of reasons why, none is bigger than the play of Mike Pennel. The former undrafted free agent from Colorado State-Pueblo, who began the season as a seldom used backup, is now an integral part of the defensive line rotation. In

Tale Of The Tape: GB vs. CHI

After “studying the tape” (that sounds a heck of a lot better than “turning on the computer”), here are 15 additional thoughts from yesterday’s game against the Bears: 1) Eddie Lacy is a much better runner than a year ago. His patience and vision continue to improve and his impressive one-handed catch in the second quarter

High And Lows Of Camp

Now that training camp and the preseason is mercifully over, let’s take a look back at some of the highs and some of the lows from the past six weeks: Biggest surprises (players): Former UCLA star Brett Hundley was the most impressive rookie quarterback I’ve seen in over three decades of following the Packers… Third-round pick

Tale Of The Tape: GB vs. PHI

After “studying the tape” (that sounds a heck of a lot better than “turning on the computer”), here are 14 additional thoughts from yesterday’s game against the Eagles: 1) Brett Hundley didn’t play as well as his gaudy numbers would suggest, but all things considered, it was a good night for the rookie quarterback. The

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