GNB Sports NFC North Halfway Prediction and Review Article

November 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Green Bay Packers (current record: 6-3)
Green Bay began the season as a trendy pick to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. They haven’t quite played like a Super Bowl contender so far this year, although that is almost entirely due to a stunning injury list that has kept out some of their best players. RB Ryan Grant and TE Jermichael Finley, two of Green Bay’s most dynamic offensive players, are out for the season, alongside defensive leader Nick Barnett, among others.
Still, the Packers have fought bravely, managing a 5-3 record. Aaron Rodgers, who is establishing himself among the top tier of QBs in the league, is playing well consistently, and may very well have gotten a huge monkey off his back through Green Bay’s defeat of the Brett Favre-led Vikings on national television.
The Packers have generally played their divisional rivals close; apart from the four point win over the Vikes, they lost to the Bears on a last second FG and held on against th...

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