Scott Tolzien should not be Alex Smithed

Glancing at Scott Tolzien’s boxscore from the Giants loss, you’d be impressed. But don’t be fooled. Tolzien Alex Smithed the Giants to death. Mike McCarthy kept the leash on the third-year pro making his first NFL start. He didn’t allow Tolzien to keep the Giants defense honest by throwing it down the field. The Giants […]

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The Packers defense must now perform

In order for the Packers to remain breathing for a postseason berth, the defense has to get better. With the Panthers playing strong, the only way Green Bay touches the playoffs is by winning the NFC North. And if Aaron Rodgers is out for another 3-5 weeks, the defense must get turnovers. I thought this […]

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McCarthy is now, Thompson is wait and see

Mike McCarthy is usually at the postgame press conference podium for a long time speaking in circles and coach speak. After the Packers’ dreadful loss to Philadelphia on Sunday, McCarthy was pretty direct. You could tell me meant business. I thought this was pretty telling: “We’ve played nine games, time for our locker room to […]

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Not much resistance left for the Packers

With injuries to Jay Cutler and Lance Briggs combined with the quarterback ineptitude in Minnesota, the NFC North has suddenly turned soft. The Bears-Packers Monday Night Football game drew serious interest in the offseason for a couple teams that may be vying for a division crown. Now, the Packers are already an 11-point favorite against […]

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