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CINCINNATI -- When the NFL schedule was released in April, the Green Bay Packers were surprised to see that their bye came in Week 4 -- the earliest possible date. It meant a long, 13-game run without much of a break to finish the season. That bye week …Share Tweet
Examining the fourth-and-1 fumbleESPN.com Sep 22, 2013CINCINNATI -- The question perhaps shouldn’t be about Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy’s decision to go for it on fourth-and-1 from the Cincinnati Bengals’ 30-yard line late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game at Paul Brown Stadium. Rather, it m…Share Tweet
Atypical showing by Rodgers on, off fieldESPN.com Sep 22, 2013CINCINNATI -- This was not what anyone is used to seeing from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- on the field or on the sidelines. Rodgers had his first multiple-interception, regular-season game in nearly three years, didn’t finish drives i…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 22, 2013Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers just can't figure out the San Francisco 49ers. He didn't again in Week 1 as the 49ers threw for more than 400 yards. Why does this matter in Week 3? Because it seems like everyone other than Capers has …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 22, 2013Two weeks ago, referee Bill Leavy’s crew committed multiple errors in the determination and enforcement of penalties after 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was mugged out of bounds by Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. Today, Leavy and company made an …Share TweetThe Packers lost 34-30 to the Bengals on Sunday and they lost several key players to injury during the game. Linebacker Clay Matthews was one of those players, but he said after the game that he was pulled out of an abundance of caution after missing fo…Share Tweet
Vontaze Burfict Draws A Penalty With A Ball Tapdeadspin.com Sep 22, 2013Packers-Bengals has turned into a shootout complete with pushing, shoving, and a ball tap the officials never saw.Read more...Share Tweet
Packers rookie Johnathan Franklin gets his shot because of injury, and he has a great day … until a big fumblePackers running back Eddie Lacy got hurt, then James Starks got hurt, and Johnathan Franklin finally got a shot. And he looked good, until a massive mistake cost the Packers the lead. Franklin was having a fantastic game in place of Starks, who was repl…Share TweetJermichael Finley left Sunday's game in the first quarter after getting drilled by Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka, who appeared to lead with his shoulder and hit the Packers tight end in the head while breaking up a third-and-11 play.Share Tweet
Big mistake on kickoff return leads to Packers’ first 14-point first-quarter deficit in eight yearsyahoo.com Sep 22, 2013Back in 2005, or about 17 Brett Favre retirements ago, the Packers trailed by 14 points to Baltimore in the first quarter. Amazingly, according to Fox's broadcast, they had not trailed by 14 points in the first quarter in any game until Sunday. The Pack…Share Tweet
Holmgren didn’t quit after Favre tradeprofootballtalk.com Sep 22, 2013Former Packers coach, Seahawks coach/G.M., Seahawks coach/non-G.M., and Browns CEO Mike Holmgren recently provided a harsh critique of the trade that sent Browns running back Trent Richardson to the Colts. Holmgren didn’t like it. In fact, Holmgren’s re…Share Tweet
NFL Sunday Blitz: Packers-Bengals RecapSep 22Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Bengals week 3 win over the Packers.
Bengals Rally To Stun PackersSep 22The Bengals countered the Packers' 30 straight points with 21 unanswered points of their own to prevail for the 34-30 victory.
Packers postgame press conferenceSep 22Packers react following game with Bengals
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy addresses quarterback Aaron Rodgers sideline argumentSep 22Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy explains his sideline argument with Aaron Rodgers during Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals.