Posts tagged Mike McCarthy

McCarthy Changes Tune: Door Open For Rodgers To Play

Aaron Rodgers

Just about everyone was ready to declare quarterback Aaron Rodgers a no go for the Green Bay Packers’ game against the New England Patriots. Not so fast. Today, Rodgers attended practice for the first time since suffering a concussion on Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy said Rodgers is working his way through the medical process, the […]

Packers In Trouble At Linebacker, Too

Frank Zombo

While everyone in the great state of Wisconsin is concerned about Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his availability for Sunday’s game after suffering his second concussion of the season, his status will be up in the air as he undergoes tests throughout the week. The injury news isn’t getting any better for the […]

Bigby Could Return This Week

Atari Bigby

Green Bay Packers safety Atari Bigby, who’s spent more time standing around on the sideline this season than he has on the field, could return from his latest injury as early as this week. Bigby took part in a limited portion of practice on Thursday and passed a running test before practice, which is the […]

Lang, McDonald Could Be Future Starters On Offensive Line

After the Green Bay Packers’ loss to the Atlanta Falcons, we were quick to point out the offensive line’s ineffectual run blocking. It was pretty clear after the loss that everyone not named Josh Sitton was struggling in the running game and the stats backed it up. The Packers showed improvement against an inferior opponent […]

Jenkins Out This Week, Maybe Longer

Cullen Jenkins

Fresh off setting a career high in sacks after a two-sack performance against San Francisco, Green Bay Packers defensive end Cullen Jenkins got some bad news — the calf strain he suffered on Sunday will keep him out of this week’s game with Detroit and possibly longer. “It may be a couple weeks. When you’re […]

Starks’ Future Looks Bright

James Starks

Not that it’s time to anoint rookie running back James Starks the second coming, but the sixth-round pick looks like he might have a bright future with the Green Bay Packers. Starks ran for 73 yards on 18 carries in the Packers’ victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday. Meanwhile, starting halfback Brandon Jackson got […]

No Challenge Because The Georgia Dome Sucks

Georgia Dome

We were ready to chalk this one of up to another case of Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy being a moron. However, that doesn’t appear to be the case. In the second quarter, the Falcons converted a fourth-and-3 when Matt Ryan passed to tight end Tony Gonzales for six yards. The replay showed that […]

And Here Comes Atari Bigby’s Next Injury Problem

Green Bay Packers safety Atari Bigby has aggravated the hamstring injury that landed him on the physically unable to perform list, which perfectly follows his pattern. By most accounts, Bigby is a decent safety, when he can stay on the field. Unfortunately, he can’t stay on the field very often. In addition to missing the […]

Jennings’ Increased Production Directly Related To Finley’s Demise

Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings is playing some outstanding football of late. In the last five games, Jennings has 32 receptions for 520 yards and six touchdowns. Those are pretty nice numbers, especially when compared to his first five games — 14 receptions for 183 yards and three touchdowns. Additionally, Jennings’ targets have increased […]

Dom Capers A Head Coach? I Don’t Think So

Nothing against Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers, but the guy isn’t an NFL head coach, despite the support he seems to be garnering around Green Bay. On Wednesday, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Capers was worthy of a head coaching job. I respectfully disagree, Mike. Capers is a great defensive coordinator, something he […]

McCarthy Talks About Tauscher’s Career In Past Tense

Green Bay Packers tackle Mark Tauscher was put on injured reserve last week after the Packers decided he wouldn’t be able to fully recover from a shoulder injury. Tauscher has been out since the injury occurred in week four and although he’s been progressing, he would have had to play with a harness if he […]

Sam Shields Is Packers Kick Returner… For Now

One of the more interesting developments to come out of the Green Bay Packers mauling of the Dallas Cowboys was cornerback Sam Shields taking over as the Packers kick returner. The team has been looking for a reliable kick returner all season. Receiver Jordy Nelson, who was given first crack at the job, had some […]

McCarthy On Al Harris’ Release

Veteran cornerback Al Harris can still play, but he didn’t fit into the Green Bay Packers plans. That was the message from coach Mike McCarthy after the Packers released Harris, on Monday. “We made a decision based on the overall depth and future of our roster. A number of different variables went into that decision,” […]

Bishop Making The Packers Coaching Staff Look Like Idiots

I’ve always questioned the Green Bay Packers coaching staff and their reluctance to give young players a shot when those players were behind veterans on the depth chart. Mike McCarthy and company always have some reason to stick with the veteran over the young guy, even when the young guy has a similar talent level. […]

Packers Cut Montgomery; Bigby Could Be Back Soon

Mike Montgomery

The Green Bay Packers have ended the illustrious Mike Montgomery era, releasing the defensive end Tuesday. Montgomery played in two games this season for the Packers, after being signed on October, 15. He recorded no tackles. A former sixth-round pick by the Packers, Montgomery simply doesn’t fit the Packers 3-4 system and he never has. […]

Packers Getting Healthy

This is not a misnomer. It is not misdirection. It’s not the old switcheroo. The Green Bay Packers are actually getting healthy, and just in time for the Minnesota Vikings, who come to town with their old, washed-up, dick-texting quarterback this weekend. Linebackers Clay Matthews and Brandon Chillar are expected to return to the lineup, […]

Matthews, Chillar And Tauscher Return, Neal Out

The Green Bay Packers got some good news on the injury front, Wednesday, which is a refreshing change of pace for the team. The most important development is linebacker Clay Matthews returned to practice after missing last Sunday’s game with Miami. Matthews only took part in the jog through portion of practice, but barring a […]

Jermichael Finley On Injured Reserve

Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley joined six of his teammates on injured reserve, Monday. The Packers officially ended Finley’s season when they completed the trade to acquire safety Anthony Smith from the Jacksonville Jaguars. There was a possibility Finley could have returned to the team this season. He had surgery to repair a […]

Rodgers Good To Go, Matthews Game-Time Decision

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went through a full practice Friday and has been cleared to start against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Officially, he’s listed as probable on the injury report. “I thought Aaron Rodgers looked fine today at practice,” coach Mike McCarthy said. “From my perspective, I would say he’s ready to […]

Rodgers Cleared, Returns To Practice

Rest easy, Green Bay Packers nation. There’s a good chance quarterback Aaron Rodgers will play against Miami on Sunday. Rodgers, who suffered a concussion against Washington, has been cleared by doctors and returned to practice on a limited basis, Thursday. The quarterback had to be cleared both in house and by an outside specialist. Unless […]