The slew of undrafted free agents Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has plucked from the Island of Misfit Toys over the years have proven to be invaluable to the team's success - including a playoff victory over the Minnesota Vikings Saturday night at Lambeau Field.
The Green Bay Packers admitted they didn't have the right energy or focus - or something - at the start of Sunday's 24-15 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. But they figured it out and won their third straight game. It's the sign of a good team.
Lost amid the chaos of Monday night's final play, overshadowed by a third straight week of offensive struggles, is the Green Bay Packers defense. Coordinator Dom Capers' group is playing at a very high level.
Sunday, the Packers play the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte. The Packers are coming off their Week 1 win over New Orleans, while the Panthers narrowly lost on the road at Arizona. Despite the loss, Carolina is confident that their rookie quarterback, Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton, can be their guy under center for many years. Last week, Newton passed for 422 yards, and NFL record for a quarterback making his first start. Despite Newton's performance, the Panthers were still an NFL-worst 2-14 last season and have a long way to go.
Sunday January 9th, 2011 - Wauconda, IL/Kenosha, WI I’m not sure how today could have gone much better. Of course it all begins and ends in three magic words - Green Bay Packers. My hopeless addiction to the green and gold was given a major fix today with a sweet win over the Ph...