NFC North Articles

NFC North
Jim Schwartz
The NFL’s longest-running Thanksgiving Day rivalry will be renewed when the Detroit Lions host the Green Bay Packers at 12:30 p.m. ET on FOX. Besides serving as the first course to the Turkey Day tripleheader, first place in the NFC North is...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
NFC North
Jay Cutler
The Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears kick off the second half of their schedules with a key NFC North matchup at Soldier Field on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. This game will help break up the three-way tie for first in the division, as Matthew...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
NFC North
Aaron Rodgers
The NFL’s longest running rivalry resumes tonight when the Chicago Bears take on the Green Bay Packers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Packers (5-2) are in first place in the NFC North and have won five in a row overall, while the Bears (4-3)...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
NFC North
Aaron Rodgers
Division rivals headed in opposite directions are on tap for tonight when the Green Bay Packers take on the Minnesota Vikings at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Mike McCarthy’s Packers (4-2) entered Week 8 having won three in a row and with a half-game...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
NFC North
Adrian Peterson
FOX Sports sideline reporter Pam Oliver was the first to deliver the news. Only moments after the Vikings’ 2012 regular season ended, Oliver set about informing Adrian Peterson of his high-profile disappointment.As Oliver stopped Peterson on...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
NFC North
Aaron Rodgers
Having paid out a whopping $55 million in signing bonuses to quarterback Aaron Rodgers and outside linebacker Clay Matthews, the Green Bay Packers successfully locked up their two biggest stars. But they have also caused a segment of their...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
NFC North
Adrian Peterson
On New Year’s Day 2012, the Vikings stumbled across the finish line of the most miserable season in franchise history. That day’s home loss to Chicago completed a 3–13 collapse. And with the defeat coming only two days after...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
NFC North
Jay Cutler
For the first time since 2004, this is not Lovie Smith’s team. Marc Trestman was imported from the Canadian Football League with the hope that he could make the Bears a more frequent participant in the postseason. That’s something Smith...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
NFC North
Ndamukong Suh
So maybe the Detroit Lions haven’t arrived, after all. A year after making the playoffs for the first time since 1999, they found themselves back in the NFC North cellar again, wondering what happened to all the momentum they’d built in...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
NFC North
Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have posted 10 or more wins in the regular season four straight years and have won the NFC North the past two. Unfortunately for Packer fans, they also have watched their team exit in the Divisional Round of the NFC playoffs...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
NFC North
There are plenty of storylines to track in Minnesota this year. The team made the playoffs a year ago and Adrian Peterson topped 2,000 yards rushing. Can either repeat remains to be seen. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
NFC North
The Packers have gone to the playoffs four straight seasons and in five of head coach Mike McCarthy's seven seasons. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season, Athlon is analyzing every team's 16-game slate....
Braden Gall
10 months ago
NFC North
Jim Schwartz is entering a critical season in Detroit. A good season is likely needed to keep his job as the Lions' head coach. And since scheduling plays a huge role in the outcome of every NFL season, Athlon is analyzing every team's 16-game...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
NFC North
Even though the Chicago Bears won 10 games last season, they missed out on the playoffs and head coach Lovie Smith was fired. Can rookie NFL head coach Marc Trestman jump start the offense and lead the Bears back to the postseason? Here's our...
Mark Ross
10 months ago
NFC North
Philadelphia's decision to pick Chip Kelly as its head coach will be one of the most intriguing and heavily scrutinized hires in NFL history. Kelly was a traditional college coach, as he ran an up-tempo, spread offense that most don’t believe...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
NFC North
The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings each have something to play for when the long-time NFC North rivals meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET this afternoon on FOX. For the Vikings (9-6) it’s win and they are in the playoffs for the first time since...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFC North
The Detroit Lions will try and play spoiler when they take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. The Lions (4-8) are looking to end a four-game losing streak and do something they haven’t done in more than 20 years – win at...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
NFC North
Two divisional foes with drastically different 2012 results will meet on Monday Night Football, when the Chicago Bears host the Detroit Lions at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Lovie Smith’s Chicago crew has jumped out to a 4-1 start, outscoring its...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
NFC North
The Thursday night game will feature the NFL’s oldest rivalry, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Chicago Bears at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. These two NFC North foes had very different experiences in their openers, as the Bears easily...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
NFC North
The marquee matchup of the NFL’s opening weekend will take place at historic Lambeau Field, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the San Francisco 49ers at 4:25pm EST on Fox. These two NFC stalwarts combined for 28 regular-season wins in 2011, and...
Patrick Snow
1 year ago
NFC North
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Green Bay Packers check in at No. 1. In the end, 15–1 meant zero to...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFC North
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Chicago Bears check in at No. 9. Team president and CEO Ted Phillips...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFC North
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the NFL season draws near. The Detroit Lions check in at No. 10. The Lions went from 0–16 to the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFC North
Athlon Sports will preview the upcoming 2012 NFL season with in-depth roundtable debates with our editors and other experts from around the world of football. Q: Who is more likely to knock off the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North this...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
NFC North
The Green Bay Packers experienced the one thing NFL fans fear the most once preseason football gets started.  Season-ending injuries to key starters.  In this case, veteran linebacker Desmond Bishop isn't just a key starter, but...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

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