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Thoughts Week 9 Packers Bears

Thoughts Week 9 Packers Bears

packersgab.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 5, 2013
Thoughts after week nine Chicago and Green Bay. This is getting a too familiar site. Injuries to Packer players, and now Rodgers is the latest in a long line of injuries. This injury is the most costly, you can’t rush Rodgers back. Otherwise, he could r…
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  • The Horror Of Injuries Continue For The Packers

    The Horror Of Injuries Continue For The Packers

    packersgab.com Nov 5, 2013
    I am not a huge horror movie fan. I have seen enough of them to get the idea. People run from a psychotic killer with a chainsaw, machete, or whatever lethal device the killer has in their possession. Eventually, the psycho kills everyone, nearly everyo…
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  • Week 9 Takeaways: If someone had said that the Packers would co…

    Week 9 Takeaways: If someone had said that the Packers would commit…

    If someone had said that the Packers would commit zero penalties and only one turnover in Monday night’s game against the Jay Cutler-less Bears, I would have predicted a blowout. Instead, an injury to Aaron Rodgers on the opening drive helped the Bears …
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Fractured Collarbone Will Keep Rodgers Out

    N.F.L. Roundup: Fractured Collarbone Will Keep Rodgers Out

    Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers was injured on a sack in Monday’s loss to the Bears and does not know when he will return.
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  • Season Over For TE Finley; Placed On IR

    Season Over For TE Finley; Placed On IR

    The Packers have placed Jermichael Finley on season-ending injured reserve. The move wasn’t a shock considering the tight end’s injury. Finley suffered a spinal cord contusion in Green Bay’s Oct. 20 win over Cleveland. His long-term future in question, …
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  • Matt Flynn clears waivers

    Matt Flynn clears waivers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2013
    As it turns out, the Packers weren’t being discreet about Aaron Rodgers‘ injury because they hoped to making a claim for the contract of former Packers backup Matt Flynn. Flynn, cut Monday by the Bills before Rodgers broke his collarbone, went through w…
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  • Woman loses bet on Packers game, takes stun gun shot from her h…

    Woman loses bet on Packers game, takes stun gun shot from her husband

    yahoo.com Nov 5, 2013
    This story begins, as all good stories do, during a smoke break outside a bar, with plenty of alcohol in the bloodstream. John and Nicole Grant are husband and wife, united by love but divided by NFL fandom. John loves the Bears, Nicole the Packers. As …
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  • Bears Fan Tasers Packers-Fan Wife After Monday Night Football B…

    Bears Fan Tasers Packers-Fan Wife After Monday Night Football Bet

    deadspin.com Nov 5, 2013
    John Grant is a Bears fan. His wife is a Packers fan. The two made a friendly bet before last night's game. Whoever's team won, they would get to use a stun gun on the other. It's a very NFC North love story.Read more...
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  • Packers to promote Scott Tolzien to active roster

    Packers to promote Scott Tolzien to active roster

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2013
    The Packers were already paying Scott Tolzien like a member of the 53-man roster. Now he’s on it. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Tolzien will be promoted from the practice squad to the active roster in the wake of the broken collarbone su…
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  • Ex-Bucks star Redd to retire in Milwaukee

    Ex-Bucks star Redd to retire in Milwaukee

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 5, 2013
    Michael Redd, a former All-Star guard who became the fourth-leading scorer in Bucks history in a career hampered by injuries, will retire in Milwaukee on Wednesday.
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  • PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero

    PFT Live: Dolphins talk with Armando Salguero

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2013
    Even a shoulder injury to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers couldn’t knock the unfolding saga in Miami from the top of the list of NFL stories this week, which probably made it easy to predict what the main topic would be on Tuesday’s edition of PFT Liv…
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  • Brewers tab Astros' Clark as next Huntsville skipper

    Brewers tab Astros' Clark as next Huntsville skipper

    MLB.com Nov 5, 2013
    The Brewers have tabbed Astros first-base coach Dave Clark to be the next manager at Double-A Huntsville, pending the standard medical and background checks that could push an official announcement to the middle of this month.
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  • Buzz That Was: Queasy feeling in Green Bay

    Buzz That Was: Queasy feeling in Green Bay

    ESPN.com Nov 5, 2013
    Three more weeks without Aaron Rodgers? That prospect likely had Packers fans calling in sick this morning after they watched Seneca Wallace lose the battle of the backup QBs to the Bears on Monday Night Football.
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  • Trestman credits offensive line for his gutsy fourth-down call

    Trestman credits offensive line for his gutsy fourth-down call

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2013
    Bears head coach Marc Trestman made what may have been the gutsiest call of the year in the NFL when he went for it on fourth and inches on his own 33-yard line with 7:50 remaining, getting a first down that served as the Bears’ single biggest play of t…
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  • Bears trust Josh McCown, and he delivers

    Bears trust Josh McCown, and he delivers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 5, 2013
    While the Packers panic about the health of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the other team was playing its backup quarterback too. And the results were vastly different. Bears quarterback Josh McCown was smooth and efficient in last night’s 27-20 win over Se…
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  • Wallace will need Flynn-like improvement

    Wallace will need Flynn-like improvement

    ESPN.com Nov 5, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. – About all Josh Sitton could muster late Monday night, after the Green Bay Packers left guard watched quarterback Aaron Rodgers leave after one series in a 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears because of an apparent left shoulder injury, was…
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  • Video - Wallace To Lead Packers 01:59

    Wallace To Lead Packers

    Nov 5
    The "NFL Live" crew breaks down how the Packers' offense will change under Seneca Wallace.
  • Video - Are the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes gone? 04:31

    Are the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes gone?

    Nov 5
    Did the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes go out the window when quarterback Aaron Rodgers left the field on Monday night? See if our analysts think the Packers can survive without Rodgers.
  • Video - Green Bay Packers hopeful to catch a break 01:44

    Green Bay Packers hopeful to catch a break

    Nov 5
    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers both feeling better about Rodgers broken collarbone after speaking with doctors, Randy Moss says.
  • Video - Is Seneca Wallace the answer? 01:08

    Is Seneca Wallace the answer?

    Nov 5
    With Aaron Rodgers out for a period of time, is Seneca Wallace the answer at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers? Charley Casserly gives his answer.

Sports Columnists

  • John Clayton's mailbag -- Offensive line depth lacking

    Nov 5
    Clayton's mailbag: The league needs to address its offensive line shortage, a growing problem.
  • Don Banks: NFL Midseason Report: 2013

    Nov 5
    We're a stickler about these things, but Week 9 concluding means 133 of the NFL's 256 regular-season games (52 percent) are history, giving us a suitable spot to stop and reflect on the first half of 2013. You know the drill. Midseason review time. ...
  • Chicago Bears should play it safe with Jay Cutler

    Nov 5
    The Chicago Bears should avoid the risk of playing against Ndamukong Suh and sit Jay Cutler for another week.
  • Buzz That Was: Queasy feeling in Green Bay

    Nov 5
    Three more weeks without Aaron Rodgers? That prospect likely had Packers fans calling in sick this morning after they watched Seneca Wallace lose the battle of the backup QBs to the Bears on Monday Night Football.