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-by Braden Gall (follow him on twitter @AthlonBraden) The Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers was the NFL’s first half MVP – and it wasn’t even close. But where could Rodgers’ 2011 campaign rank in the annals of this great league should he...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Halfway through the NFL season, nobody is surprised about who is sitting atop the NFL standings, but the Green Bay Packers may be the only thing not surprising about the NFL this season. Teams like the 49ers and Bengals are on top, the Patriots...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
-by Braden Gall (follow him on twitter @AthlonBraden) The Green Bay Packers will not go undefeated in 2011. Since Super Bowl I decided the 1966 NFL championship, there have been 1,252 seasons played by official NFL franchises. There have...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
At halftime of the 2011 NFL season and the stretch run about to start, Athlon Sports takes a look at the award-worthy performers of this year’s first half: Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP is on pace to...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
by Nathan Rush The Green Bay Packers do not need to wear throwback jerseys, re-created 1929 uniforms, the Acme Packers’ 1921-22 jackets, or any other gimmicky on-field merchandise used to move product at the local mall. But the reigning Super...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Steelers Playing behind a patchwork offensive line and walking with a noticeable limp, Roethlisberger produced an heroic effort during a 38–17 win over the Titans. Big Ben completed 24-of-34 passes for 228 yards, five TDs...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has to be getting nervous despite a fantastic 5-0 start to the 2011 season. Rodgers, who is the NFL’s all-time most efficient quarterback, will now be without both of his starting offensive tackles for...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Attention NFL teams! Need help at wide receiver? If so, Terrell Owens wants you to know he is available. Owens, who had surgery to repair a torn ACL in April, said in an interview this week that he plans to be ready to play in less than a month...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
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Uh-oh Chicago fans; it looks like another Jay Cutler uproar could be blowing through the Windy City this week. The controversial quarterback and reality show “star” Kristin Cavallari called off their engagement in July, but his presence in Los...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP broke out his title belt celebration six times during a 49–23 blowout of the Broncos. Accounting for a half-dozen TDs during the rout, Rodgers completed 29-of-38 (76.3 percent) passes for a...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Is there any doubt who the best player in the NFL is today? There shouldn’t be after another Playstation performance on Sunday afternoon from Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay quarterback became the first...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
-by Rob Doster Last week in this space, I bragged about how the Buffalo Bills had posted consecutive comebacks of 18 points or more. Well, the Detroit Lions make the Bills look like frontrunners. After yesterday’s stunning comeback from a 27–3...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Darren McFadden, RB, Raiders Run DMC ran wild against the visiting Jets, with 19 carries for 171 yards and two trips to the end zone — a 2-yard power dive and a 70-yarder that showed off McFadden’s burst to the edge, open-field moves and long-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
by Nathan Rush One day after Quinton “Rampage” Jackson takes on Jon “Bones” Jones in a light heavyweight fight at UFC 135, Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler goes toe-to-toe against the Green Bay defense in the heavyweight showdown that is Packers-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Jaguars (1-1) at Panthers (0-2) These 1995 expansion...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
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By Nathan Rush Panthers rookie Cam Newton held the NFL record for passing yards in Weeks 1 and 2 for about three hours, before Patriots three-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady raised the bar even higher later in the afternoon. Newton’s 854...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Tony Gonzalez, TE, Falcons With all eyes on quarterbacks Michael Vick and Matt Ryan, it was the 35-year-old future Hall of Fame tight end Gonzalez who stole the show in Atlanta on Sunday night. The 15-year veteran had seven catches for 83 yards...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers and Carolina Panthers had to put victory on hold late in their Week Two match-up on Sunday as Packers' safety Nick Collins lay motionless on the floor of Bank of America Stadium. The Pro Bowl safety was carted off the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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by Mark Ross When the NFL announced in March that kickoffs would be moved from the 30-yard-line to the 35-yard-line, it was not well received. Everyone from players, coaches and team executives to analysts and fans voiced their displeasure at a...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP picked up right where he left off last postseason, completing 27-of-35 passes for 312 yards, three TDs — a 7-yard strike to Greg Jennings, a 32-yarder to rookie Randall Cobb (who also had a 108-...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Green Bay Packers
The NFL season is finally here. It kicks off tonight when the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers play host to the 2009 Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. Athlon Sports' editorial staff made its predictions in the Athlon Sports...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Green Bay Packers
The 2011 NFL season kicks off with a Thursday night showdown between the last two Super Bowl champions, as Super Bowl XLIV MVP quarterback Drew Brees and the Saints march to Lambeau Field to take on Super Bowl XLV MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
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Athlon Sports’ 2011 Fantasy Football magazine has Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick ranked No. 6 at his position and No. 26 overall because we don’t trust him.  Will Mike Vick become a fantasy bust this year? The reason we think he...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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Aaron Rodgers fancies himself as something of an amateur NFL historian, so it hardly came as a surprise when the Green Bay Packers quarterback had his answer at the ready when asked during the offseason what he and the Super Bowl XLV champions...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Green Bay Packers
GREEN BAY • Inside the Locker Room With Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee.com Who is deserving of a higher draft pick: James Starks or Ryan Grant? Grant. While Starks was a pleasant late-season surprise and showed flashes down the stretch, Grant...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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