Morning Buzz: Finally Packers game day

Aaron Nagler
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (87) spikes the ball after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks as the Green Bay Packers host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.
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Welcome to your game day Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at Grab a strong cup of coffee and get caught up on everything you need to know about the Packers.

We’ll start with Pete Dougherty’s latest column on today’s matchup between the Seahawks and the Packers.

From Pete:

The Packers (4-1, according to Bovada) and Seahawks (5-1) are the favorites to win the NFC, followed Atlanta (6-1) and Dallas (13-2).

And when it comes to Packers-Seahawks, it’s Goliath against Goliath.

The Packers should have one of the NFL’s most explosive offenses with perennial MVP candidate Aaron Rodgers at quarterback and a corps of multi-skilled weapons, including Jordy Nelson, Martellus Bennett, Randall Cobb, Davante Adams and Ty Montgomery.

The Seahawks counter with what should again be football’s best defense. They led the NFL in fewest points allowed from 2012 through 2015 and made a big personnel move last week that they hope will get them back to the top after slipping to No. 3 last year: trading for defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson from the New York Jets.

My colleagues and I pick today’s game:

We also gave our predictions for the season:

Damarious Randall answered questions from Michael Cohen:

Tom Silverstein gives his ranking of the Packers’ roster:

The Packers Fence is ready for another year:

I answered reader questions in my weekly mailbag

Elsewhere, Adam Schein has Aaron Rodgers as his 2017 MVP:

Mike Spofford’s column looks at the similarities between Pete Carroll and Mike McCarthy:

Power Sweep has a preview of today’s game:

Great look at the matchups in today’s game from Hawk Blogger:

Martellus Bennett hung out with Snoop Dog:

Rob Demovsky writes on Clay Matthews:

Clay Matthews appears to appreciate the new Packers Fence:

Lombardi Ave. takes a look at why the Nitro package should work today:

I’ll be thinking of Adam today:


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