This is not because Rodgers beat Brady last week. The game was whisker-close and you could easily argue that the Patriots would win a rematch on a neutral field. This is about stats, scent, and sense.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
Research shows that beards may have a positive impact on NFL performance.
The Eagles’ week 11 studs and duds from their blowout loss to the Packers.
Chip Kelly and the Eagles, who lost 53-20 at Green Bay, dealt with a similar loss last season and rebounded nicely.
The Packers handled the Eagles 53-20 on Sunday.
Ray Didinger discusses the Eagles tough week 11 test at the Green Bay Packers.
Green Bay and Philadelphia could not be entering this NFC bout on hotter streaks on offense. The Packers and Eagles combined to outscore their opponents (Chicago and Carolina) this past week by a combined score of 100-35. Could this be an offensive explosion at Lambeau Field this weekend?
Malcolm Jenkins talks about the Eagles’ recent success and their upcoming tough game against the Packers.
Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin says he thinks Aaron Rodgers is the NFL’s best quarterback.
It was another Thursday night blowout, as the Packers dominated the Vikings 42-10 last night in Green Bay. The Packers moved to 3-2, while Minnesota is 2-3, struggling on offense without Teddy Bridgewater, who was inactive with a sprained ankle.
These two bitter rivals will lock horns at Lambeau Field tonight in a key early-season NFC North showdown.
Will this contest between NFC North rivals be the first competitive Thursday night game of the season?
It’s easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn’t reached the conference championship since.
The defending champs looked sharp on Thursday night.