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Emotional Packers save their season

Emotional Packers save their season

ESPN.com Updated Sep 30, 2012
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- B.J. Raji, one of the most laid-back football players you'll ever meet, lost his cool at the bottom of a pile of players. Jordy Nelson spiked the ball so hard after scoring the game-winning touchdown that he lost his balance and flipp…
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  • Discount double vision: After Rodgers gets his eye poked, Harre…

    Discount double vision: After Rodgers gets his eye poked, Harrell fumbles away his debut

    Say this about Graham Harrell: He made his NFL debut a memorable one. Too bad it's a memory he'll try to expunge from his brain. Green Bay was leading New Orleans 21-17 in the third quarter and moved inside the red zone, looking to add to the lead. It s…
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  • Thomas' revenge on Charles Woodson?

    Thomas' revenge on Charles Woodson?

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson dressed and departed the locker room quickly after Sunday's 28-27 victory over the New Orleans Saints. He declined to speak to reporters, a rare occurrence for a player who has emerged as t…
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  • Rodgers rallies Packers to win over 0-4 Saints

    Rodgers rallies Packers to win over 0-4 Saints

    Aaron Rodgers threw a go-ahead touchdown to Jordy Nelson in the fourth quarter, and the Green Bay Packers shook off a week's worth of controversy with a rally to beat the New Orleans Saints 28-27 on Sunday.
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  • Packers nearly lose second straight game thanks to rogue offici…

    Packers nearly lose second straight game thanks to rogue officiating

    yahoo.com Sep 30, 2012
    If you feel about referee Jeff Triplette as I do, you may have wondered if the NFL was punishing the Green Bay Packers for their comments following Monday night's officiating atrocity, in which receiver Golden Tate of the Seattle Seahawks was awarded a …
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  • Another TD vs. Packers amid no PI call

    Another TD vs. Packers amid no PI call

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The New Orleans Saints just tied this game at Lambeau Field in the most sensitive way possible for the Green Bay Packers. Receiver Marques Colston pushed Packers safety Morgan Burnett to the ground before pulling in a 19-yard touchdow…
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  • Packers deactivations and chat reminder

    Packers deactivations and chat reminder

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' list of game-day deactivations included a couple of interesting names. Tight end D.J. Williams, defensive end Phillip Merling and running back James Starks are all healthy scratches for this game. Starks (toe) w…
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  • Green Bay's Ridge Road Plaza answers bell

    Green Bay's Ridge Road Plaza answers bell

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- I drive by Ridge Road Plaza here every time I cover a game at Lambeau Field, and I've come to expect a representative sample of sarcastic local sentiment on its marquee whenever the Green Bay Packers are in the national news. Upon the…
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  • Countdown Live: Saints-Packers

    Countdown Live: Saints-Packers

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the NFC clash between the New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:25 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Saints-Packers
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  • Will the Saints provide the cure for what ails the Packers’ off…

    Will the Saints provide the cure for what ails the Packers’ offense?

    yahoo.com Sep 30, 2012
    Even before they gave up eight sacks in the first half of their controversial Week 3 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last Monday night, the Green Bay Packers were clearly struggling on offense, especially in comparison to their 2011 season. An offensive at…
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  • Video - Aaron Rodgers' eye injury 00:36

    Aaron Rodgers' eye injury

    Sep 30
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers temporarily left the game due to an eye injury caused by New Orleans Saints cornerback Malcolm Jenkins.
  • Video - Packers Keep Saints Winless 00:38

    Packers Keep Saints Winless

    Sep 30
    Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Packers over the Saints 28-27.
  • Video - Packers vs. Saints highlights 04:39

    Packers vs. Saints highlights

    Sep 30
    The Green Bay Packers traveled to New Orleans to take on the Saints in their Week 4 matchup. After a close game, the Packers came out victorious with a one-point 28-27 win.
  • Video - Packers fake punt 00:27

    Packers fake punt

    Sep 30
    The Packers on fourth down line up in punt formation but fake the kick and run it up the middle with running back John Kuhn for 5 yards and a Green Bay first down.

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