December « 2012 « Ol' Bag of Donuts

Takeaways: Sloppy, uneven effort costs Packers first round bye

Well that was a rotten way to end the regular season, huh?

Playing for a first-round bye, the Green Bay Packers were just too sloppy and uneven to get the job done, falling 37-34 on the road to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. As a result of the loss, the Packers will be playing next weekend [...]

Takeaways: Packers bury Titans in impressive effort

If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting all season for one Sunday – just one – where the Green Bay Packers completely overwhelm an opponent from start to finish.

One Sunday where you never spend a second worrying about the result.

Fitting that the Packers gave us that one game two days before Christmas, huh?

Green Bay throttled [...]

Takeaways: Division champions yet again

At the height of their mid-2000s dominance, the New England Patriots coined a term for games like today’s.

They called them “t-shirt and hat games.” Nothing beats winning a “t-shirt and hat game.” The Green Bay Packers had a chance to do that today at Soldier Field.

Check and check.

The Packers are now back-to-back NFC North Champions [...]

Takeaways: Packers impose will in win over Lions

It’s late, so let’s just save the opening for another time, shall we? I assure you it would’ve been genius, though. Okay, it would’ve been decent, at least.

On a snowy night at Lambeau Field, the Green Bay Packers moved to within a win of another NFC North title with their 27-20 victory over the Detroit [...]

Takeaways: Packers gut one out over Vikings

What’s this? Another “Takeaways” post?

Two weeks in a row – I’m heating up!

Also warming back up – transitions are fun – are the Green Bay Packers. The Pack returned to the win column with a gritty, gutty 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Lambeau Field. The win, coupled with the Chicago Bears’ [...]