Green Bay Packers
Last year, the 49ers made an improbable run to the Super Bowl, before falling one play short of reaching the ultimate team goal. They lost to the Baltimore Ravens, a more experienced team that rode momentum all the way to a Championship. This year it’s San Francisco who fits this description and unlike last year, the Niners have everything in place to get past the rest of the NFC.
Two of the NFL’s most decorated franchises will meet this Sunday when the Packers and 49ers meet in a NFC Wild Card matchup. The winner will move on in the playoffs, while the loser will face a disappointing end to a season that started with much higher aspirations.
Despite their dearth of recent success, all eyes will be on the Cowboys. For the karma and the drama, for better or worse, they are America’s team. Mostly for worse. Just watch on Sunday.
The Pittsburgh Steelers shocked the Green Bay Packers with a 38-31 win at Lambeau Field only to understand that without a win against upcoming Cleveland Browns, their playoff hopes will die. Le’Veon Bell and Ike Taylor receive team awards.
Big Ben tells Ron Cook that nothing else matters if they don’t beat the Browns on Sunday.
Back-to-back come-from-behind victories have the Green Bay Packers in control of their postseason chances, but they’ll have to make do without Aaron Rodgers for at least one more week.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are extremely healthy, and it is happening at the perfect time for them. Even though they’re barely clinging on to possible life in the playoffs, they are mathematically still alive and need everyone available for the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field.
Coming off of a 30-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers look forward to their meeting with the Green Bay Packers on Lambeau Field this weekend.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
For 20 seasons, Brett Favre stared down some of the biggest, meanest players in the NFL, and won. Now retired, 44-year-old Favre says this memory loss is far more frightening than anything he faced on the field.
With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.
The Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy’s seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed restricted free agent nose tackle Steve McLendon to a three-year contract.
The 2013 NFL schedule won’t be out for months, but the Steelers opponents for next season have now been announced.
Here’s the video of the botched call at the end of the Seattle/Green Bay game.