In his column this week, Pete Dougherty writes about Ted Thompson's inability to supply the Packers' with a quality halfback during his nearly eight years as Packers general manager. (http://pck.rs/VdrfmV)
Writes Dougherty: The fact is, the Packers haven’t had a good rushing game since before Thompson, when Ahman Green was one of the league’s best backs in the early 2000s.
*Rob Demovsky takes a look at the Packers' puzzling decision to reduce the role of one of their best defensive playmakers this season, Casey Hayward, during the Giants game last Sunday: http://pck.rs/TxoeMZ
*In our Packers notebook, rookie Jerron McMillian says he won't change his style of play, even though he was penalized and fined for unnecessary roughness against the Giants: http://pck.rs/WzIz4I
*In his weekly Packer Q&A, Weston Hodkiewicz sits down and chats with Ryan Taylor, who has received advice from former NFL tight end Wesley Walls, a former Packer (2003): http://pck.rs/Vdnazp
*In his Packers Insider, Demovsky points out that there's something about the Vikings that brings out the best in QB Aaron Rodgers: http://pck.rs/Txh1fX
*In his By the Numbers column, Eric Goska says the Packers have clearly had the upper hand over the Vikings at the quarterback position over the past 50 years of the rivalry: http://pck.rs/Yz9OSu
*Take a look at our Packers-Vikings photo gallery from past games: http://pck.rs/U7mvwn
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