Packers-Lions Preview: The Battle for Packer Pride

October 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

That single word sums up the entire fandom of the Green Bay Packers following their 20-17 sickening loss to the Chicago Bears this past Monday, dropping their record to 2-1 and placing them one game behind the first-place Bears.
To sum up that game in word: penalties.  Make that two words: stupid penalties. OK, three words: really stupid penalties.  The 18 infractions by the Packers tied a team record that was set back in 1945. There is little to no doubt that those penalties cost the Packers the game including two that nullified Jay Cutler interceptions.
Moving right along, the Packers face the Detroit Lions at home this Sunday, a game in which the Packers must recover their swagger in to keep their Super Bowl aspirations alive.  A win, preferably a resounding one, and the Pack is back on track.  A loss, however, and the season will come off the rails.  The Packers have not lost to the Lions at Lambeau in 20 years and a loss now would blow u...

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