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12/18/14 'I still have a chance'

Datone Jones still has high goals for his NFL career, even though he’s yet to achieve as much as he’d hope to in his first two seasons.

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12/17/14 Bakhtiari becomes an 'afterthought'

Second-year left tackle David Bakhtiari has earned his quarterback's trust after some up-and-down moments as a rookie.

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12/16/14 Odor eliminator

Aaron Rodgers calls subpar performances 'stinkers.' After having one of them last Sunday, odds are he'll respond with a much better showing.

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12/15/14 Getting defensive about the offense

Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements was in no mood to discuss what went awry during Sunday’s loss at Buffalo, even though it was likely a one-time thing.

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12/15/14 'Everything is in front of us'

While Mike McCarthy's mantra about the Packers’' playoff picture isn't 100 percent true, there's still plenty out there for them with two games to play.

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12/14/14 Bills 21, Packers 13: In a fog

The presumptive NFL MVP played poorly, and unfortunately for the Packers, he wasn’t the only one. As a result, their playoff road just got a lot harder.

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12/14/14 Bills 21, Packers 13: 2-minute drill

From Aaron Rodgers' struggles to more special teams follies, it was an ugly trip to Western New York for the Packers.

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12/13/14 Packers-Bills: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday's game between the Packers (10-3) and Bills (7-6) at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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12/12/14 Slide rule

Aaron Rodgers' coaches are OK with him taking a risk now and then when running the ball, although they still want him to be smart about it.

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12/12/14 Put out to stud

Not many wide receivers on Joe Whitt’s 'stud' list have done well against the Packers secondary this year, but after Julio Jones’ performance, Whitt’s guys need to get back on track.

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12/11/14 Hawk: 'I shouldn't be a storyline'

A.J. Hawk insists he isn't playing hurt, and he doesn't think his reduced playing time should be worth writing about – certainly not with the Packers on a roll.

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12/10/14 Happy to be here

Who is James Starks? Only 'the most positive, happy guy' Aaron Rodgers has ever played with, and a guy whose appreciation for his career is unmatched.

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12/09/14 The 'finish' line

There's nothing an offense likes better than closing out games and leaving no time left on the clock for the opponent.

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12/08/14 Packers 43, Falcons 37: 'We won'

Julius Peppers wasn't thrilled with the defensive performance in the second half, or questions about that performance. But neither he nor his teammates is panicking about what happened.

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12/08/14 Packers 43, Falcons 37: 2 -minute drill

While the defense couldn't solve Julio Jones, Aaron Rodgers again showed why he's on the verge of his second NFL MVP award.

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12/07/14 Packers-Falcons: 5 things to watch

The Packers and Falcons meet Monday night at Lambeau Field in Green Bay for the second straight year, although this time the Packers will have Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.

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12/06/14 The young and the useful

Players from each of the Packers' two rookie classes are making significant contributions this season, thanks to not only their talent but also their mature-beyond-their-years approach to the game.

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12/03/14 'There's no way I'm dropping it'

Throughout his sporting life, Micah Hyde has prided himself on being a clutch playmaker. After failing last January, he's making plays again – and preparing to make even more.

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12/02/14 Looking good

Is this Aaron Rodgers' best team? We'll see. But he knows what it could be: 'The best teams are talented teams that are very tightly knit, have great chemistry and play well together.'

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12/01/14 Trending upward

If Dom Capers' past Packers defenses are any indication, this year's group should continue its steady improvement in the final four weeks of the regular season.

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11/30/14 Packers 26, Patriots 21: Pants on fire

No matter how hard they tried to downplay it, the Packers’ victory Sunday in a showdown of the NFL’s two hottest teams meant more than just one more in the W column.

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11/30/14 Packers 26, Patriots 21: Adams' mark

A career day for Adams was nearly wrecked by a crucial third-down drop late in the fourth quarter. But the defense helped the rookie breathe easy in the end.

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11/30/14 Packers 26, Patriots 21: 2-minute drill

Mike McCarthy got creative with Randall Cobb, Dom Capers changed up his coverage at a crucial time and the Packers improved to 6-0 at home this season.

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11/29/14 Packers-Patriots: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday's game between the Packers (8-3) and Patriots (9-2) at Lambeau Field.

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11/28/14 'Keep grinding'

Jarrett Bush only knows one approach to the game – hard work. He’ll never be a star on defense, but he just might be a Pro Bowl pick on special teams this year.

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11/27/14 No cold turkey

While most teams try to accommodate their players on holidays, Mike McCarthy has seen what this job can do to a marriage and a family. That’s why he believes in putting family first, and not just sayi

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11/26/14 Match Game

Jordy Nelson may see Darrelle Revis or Brandon Browner – or both. Whatever happens, he’ll be ready – and looking to still contribute to the Packers’ offense.

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11/25/14 'Til we meet again

Aaron Rodgers hasn't started against Tom Brady and has faced Peyton Manning only once. And the Packers quarterback is OK with that.

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11/24/14 And so it begins ...

With the NFL’s two hottest teams – and, to many, the Super Bowl XLIX favorites – squaring off on Sunday, the focus shifted quickly in both Green Bay and New England.

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11/24/14 Ready to run

While Eddie Lacy’s workload had been way down this season, he had a season-high 25 attempts Sunday. Could that be a sign of things to come?

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11/23/14 Packers 24, Vikings 21: 2-minute drill

Forced to rely on running back Eddie Lacy against a defense committed to slowing down their receivers, the Packers found another way to win Sunday.

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11/23/14 Packers 24, Vikings 21: Pride point

While it wasn't a dominating performance like they'd had the previous two weeks, the Packers' victory at Minnesota Sunday was also the kind of win they needed.

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11/22/14 Packers-Vikings: 5 things to watch

The Packers and Vikings meet Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium on the University of Minnesota campus, their first meeting outdoors in Minnesota in more than 30 years.

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11/21/14 Difference on defense

A four-turnover performance by the defense was instrumental in the team’s 53-20 victory over the Eagles Sunday, and a big reason they’re 7-3 and tied for first in the NFC North, but is this D the real

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11/20/14 'It starts up front'

Looking for a reason for the Packers' offensive resurgence? Look no further than a close-knit offensive line.

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11/20/14 A song in their hearts

'We would have done the whole thing for free,' T.J. Lang says of the offensive line's cameo in Pitch Perfect 2.

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11/20/14 The fun bunch

A decade ago, the Packers offensive line was a cast of characters with a strong bond, much like the group today.

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11/19/14 Beyond the dynamic duo

While it may be unlikely that an opposing defense will find a way to shut down both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, the Packers want to develop counter options if it happens.

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11/19/14 Adieu to the dome

The Metrodome is gone, but not forgotten for this group of Packers, who had much more success there than Mike Holmgren’s crew.

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11/18/14 Wish granted

For Kellan Meinke and his family, a weekend with the Packers was just what the doctor ordered – a break from the difficult reality of his rare, complicated illness.

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11/17/14 A beautiful mind

Although his strong arm and ability to extend plays with his legs have helped make him an MVP, Aaron Rodgers' greatest attribute might be his brain.

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11/16/14 Packers 53, Eagles 20: Pointed home

While there's still work to be done, the Packers' domination at Lambeau Field should make getting home-field advantage for the postseason their top priority.

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11/16/14 Packers 53, Eagles 20: 2-minute drill

From Micah Hyde's punt return to the defense's two scores from Julius Peppers and Casey Hayward, the offense got plenty of help Sunday.

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11/15/14 Packers-Eagles: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday's game between the Packers (6-3) and Eagles (7-2) at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

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11/12/14 The kid is all right

Thrust into the starting lineup unexpectedly, rookie center Corey Linsley had to prove himself to star quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He's done that, and then some.

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11/11/14 Wilde's Mailbox - Nov. 11, 2014

After a few weeks of minimal punting opportunities, Tim Masthay could be key Sunday against Darren Sproles.

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11/10/14 Inside job

Clay Matthews' move to inside linebacker was a rousing success. Was it the element of surprise, or the perfect place for the Packers' top defensive player?

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11/09/14 Packers 55, Bears 14: Easy does it

Sprinting to a 42-0 halftime lead, the Packers dominated their longtime rivals Sunday night. But the man orchestrating everything insisted that it wasn't as easy as it looked.

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11/09/14 Packers 55, Bears 14: 2-minute drill

In one of the most lopsided games in the storied rivalry’s history, the Packers dominated the Bears on Sunday night.

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11/08/14 Packers-Bears: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday night's game between the Packers (5-3) and Bears (3-5) at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

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11/07/14 Share and share alike

Mike McCarthy's job-sharing approach on defense is putting his more-than-11-starters philosophy into action.

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11/07/14 'I'm having the time of my life'

Julius Peppers doesn't know what the future holds. But he knows this: He's enjoying his new team – even if you can’t tell.

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11/06/14 Run D knows Q, seeks As

With the NFL's worst run defense as the midpoint of the season, the Packers know they can't accomplish their goals unless there's at least some improvement.

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11/05/14 Welcome back, Tretter

The second-year offensive lineman was supposed to be the starting center this season. Now, he may be pressed into duty at guard because of injuries to T.J. Lang and Josh Sitton.

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11/05/14 Wilde's Mailbox - Nov. 5, 2014

Questions about the tight ends and inside linebackers, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix’s emergence and fan favorite Jeff Janis lead the way as the Mailbox returns for the second half of the season.

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11/03/14 'This is where we want to be'

Mike McCarthy's tenure got off to a rocky start in 2006, but just like Mike Holmgren, he steadied himself and his team and led the franchise to a title.

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11/02/14 2014 Packers: Midseason report

After a 1-2 start, the Packers hit their Week 9 bye week at 5-3, with plenty of room for improvement during the second half.

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10/28/14 'Steady Eddie' ready for more

While Eddie Lacy is only averaging 13 carries per game, he's never complained about his workload. Is it time to get him more involved?

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10/27/14 'Tackle the damn ball carrier'

Packers coach Mike McCarthy wants his defense to improve against the run after falling back to the bottom of the league rankings in run defense.

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10/26/14 Saints 44, Packers 23: Left limping

Aaron Rodgers says he won’t miss any time with a hamstring injury that limited his effectiveness in the second half of Sunday night’s loss to the Saints.

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10/26/14 Saints 44, Packers 23: 2-minute drill

Taking a closer look at the Packers' 44-23 loss to the Saints Sunday night in the Big Easy, which was anything but for the visitors.

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10/26/14 Better than on paper

Though the preseason favorites in the NFC South are off to a rough start, their 2-4 record might not accurately reflect upon the team.

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10/25/14 Packers-Saints: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday night's game between the Packers (5-2) and Saints (2-4) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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10/24/14 Serious aggression

Learning from an early season mistake, rookie safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is playing well – and with the aggression his coaches want to see.

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10/24/14 How Randall got his groove back

After a slow start had him thinking about his contract situation more than he felt he should have been, Randall Cobb is back to his usual self.

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10/23/14 Home sweet home

As Eddie Lacy prepares to return to New Orleans, he does so having rescued his family – and himself – from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina nine years ago.

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10/22/14 Attention deficit

Jordy Nelson says he hasn't seen as much double-coverage and help defense as one might think this season. Given Rob Ryan’s defensive philosophy, that figures to change Sunday night.

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10/22/14 Shootout at the N.O. corral

Although past performance does not guarantee future results, the Packers and Saints should put up plenty of points on Sunday night.

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10/21/14 Talk amongst yourselves

The Packers' defensive improvement this season can be traced to improved communication between the coaching staff and the players.

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10/20/14 Spreading the wealth

A near-perfect day from the Packers quarterback helped a hot offense stay hot by getting everyone but the ball boy involved in a 38-17 victory over the Panthers.

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10/20/14 October sky-high

The Packers are on the rise as part of their annual autumnal improvement, but they have one more big test remaining before the calendar turns.

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10/19/14 Packers 38, Panthers 17: 2-minute drill

Clay Matthews got more involved, Randall Cobb sampled some ketchup, Aaron Rodgers was almost perfect and the Packers won their fourth straight game.

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10/19/14 Packers 38, Panthers 17: 'Closer'

Aaron Rodgers may not be ready to proclaim that his team is on a roll, but at the very least, the Packers are trending in the right direction.

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10/18/14 Packers-Panthers: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday's game between the Packers (4-2) and Panthers (3-2-1) at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

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10/17/14 Extended forecast

One of Aaron Rodgers best qualities has always been his ability to buy time and make something happen when a play breaks down.

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10/16/14 Brothers in arms

While there are positives and negatives to their job-sharing arrangement, Eddie Lacy and James Starks’ friendship has continued to grow. Now, they want their production to, too.

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10/15/14 Down on the corner

While they believe they have two starting-caliber cornerbacks as backups in Davon House and Casey Hayward, the Packers would much rather have their two starters in the lineup Sunday against Carolina.

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10/15/14 'The numbers are going to come'

Julius Peppers knows how Clay Matthews is feeling about his slow statistical start this season, having been through a similar experience in 2003. His advice: Continue to play your game.

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10/13/14 A comeback cornerstone

After some come-from-behind victories last season – with and without Aaron Rodgers – and another one Sunday, the Packers know that they’re never out of a game. That hasn't always been the case for a t

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10/12/14 Packers 27, Dolphins 24: Comeback kid

For a guy who has often been criticized for his lack of fourth-quarter comebacks, Aaron Rodgers delivered in a big way Sunday with touchdown pass to Andrew Quarless in the final seconds.

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10/12/14 Packers 27, Dolphins 24: 2-minute drill

Aaron Rodgers’ touchdown pass to Andrew Quarless with 3 seconds left was just one of several key moments in the game-winning drive.

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10/11/14 Packers-Dolphins: 5 things to watch

We take a closer look at Sunday's game between the Packers (3-2) and Dolphins (2-2) in South Florida.

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10/10/14 'Stay healthy, stay humble, stay hungry'

Nick Perry has battled injuries throughout his short NFL career, so the former first-round pick is focused on the first of those three directives.

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10/10/14 'Special' role awaits Dorsey

Coach McCarthy calls special teams “the vehicle” onto the 53-man roster, and that’s one of the reasons wide receiver Kevin Dorsey will have an opportunity this Sunday in Miami.

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10/09/14 For Adams, practice makes opportunity

The rookie second-round pick got off to a slow start in training camp, but history says that might not be a bad thing.

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10/08/14 Philbin's lasting impact

Joe Philbin started his professional coaching career in Green Bay, and although he left to take over a team of his own, his teachings, and friendship, is still felt in the Packers locker room.

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10/08/14 'Ours, or nobody's'

Aaron Rodgers has long believed that interceptions will spell doom for a team and a quarterback. As he learned with the Chico Jaguars, they may also lead to more running plays.

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10/05/14 Opening a can of you-know-what

After some early-season problems – and giving up a ton of yards to the Bears a week ago – the Packers defense is trending in the right direction. Now, the much-maligned unit must continue its improvem

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10/04/14 Tom Mulhern: What I've Learned

The former Wisconsin State Journal reporter wrote more than 6,000 articles for the newspaper, but not one of them was about him. While he gave us some of the greatest stories we've ever read, here's w

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10/03/14 The Incredible Lacy

Indecisive before the game about which superhero undershirt to wear, Eddie Lacy was very decisive in his running, gaining a season-high 105 yards and scoring two touchdowns in the Packers 42-10 victor

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10/03/14 The defense doesn't rest

Facing a depleted team and looking to prove its worth after a troubling performance four days earlier, the Packers defense played exactly the game it wanted.

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10/02/14 Packers 42, Vikings 10: Wanting more

Aaron Rodgers sent another clear message Thursday night: Even in a blowout, there’s room for improvement.

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10/02/14 Packers 42, Vikings 10: 2-minute drill

Facing a team that was without its star running back and lost its newly anointed starting quarterback, the Packers took care of business on Thursday night, led by their own star running back.

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10/01/14 Packers-Vikings: 5 things to watch

The Packers and Vikings meet Thursday night at Lambeau Field, with both teams coming off victories.

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10/01/14 Jennings finds a happy place

After his heel turn last year, ex-Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings sounded much happier this week, even with uncertainty at quarterback.

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10/01/14 In need of a 'shotgun' start

Eddie Lacy's production, surprisingly, has been greater out of the shotgun than it has been from lined up in the backfield behind a quarterback who’s under center.

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09/30/14 Greatness a group effort

While it's true that great quarterbacks elevate the games of those who catch their passes, Aaron Rodgers believes his success is tied to the success of those around him.

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09/29/14 Looking run down

Mike McCarthy didn't have to look at the tape of Sunday's victory at Chicago to know what is wrong with a run defense that's the worst in the NFL after four games.

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09/28/14 Packers 38, Bears 17: 2-minute drill

Finally playing at the speed that they've been looking for, the Packers scored quickly on their first three possessions en route to victory.

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09/28/14 Packers 38, Bears 17: Reason to relax

Aaron Rodgers knew he was putting some pressure on himself when he told Packers fans to relax last week, but he showed he knew what he was talking about Sunday.

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