Morning Buzz: Packers prepare for Seahawks

Aaron Nagler
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Welcome to your 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 Bob McGinn’s Rating the Packers feature, which looks at the team’s performance against the Texans.

Writes McGinn:

Finally, with the game on the line, Rodgers made completion after completion on two TD drives totaling 187 yards. The 32-yard, go-ahead TD to Nelson was easy when CB Charles James fell down, but it came one play after Rodgers took a nasty low hit from Smith. Despite the balky hamstring, he scrambled twice for 16 yards, remained squarely in the moment and kept on fighting. On Aaron Ripkowski’s clinching 3-yard TD, Rodgers’ deft ballhandling helped fool the defense.

Michael Cohen writes on the aggressive play of the secondary against the Texans.

From Michael:

During the buildup to Sunday’s game, a number of defensive backs for the Green Bay Packers faced questions about Brock Osweiler, quarterback for the Houston Texans. Osweiler had thrown more interceptions than touchdowns up until that point.

The exact wording of each question was different, but the general theme was the same: What runs through your mind when preparing for a quarterback with clear accuracy problems?

Their general responses were the same, too: We think about interceptions.

The Packers like what they have in Randall Cobb the punt returner, writes Ryan Wood.

I jumped on Facebook Live on Monday to chat with readers, mostly about the Packers’ upcoming showdown with the Seahawks.

Ryan and I talked about the state of the team and Julius Peppers’ future:

Ty Montgomery brought along Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to Clubhouse Live last night. You can see a replay of the full show here.

Get to know the Seahawks and what makes their defense so great with this excellent feature over at ESPN:

That defense, however, will be without a very important piece when it comes to Lambeau on Sunday.

Richard Sherman spoke with NFL Network about Seattle’s strong play recently:

Take a peek inside the locker room after the Packers’ victory Sunday:

The MMQB is focusing on the Packers this week and undoubtedly will have a bunch of great content.

The Seahawks' offensive line has been a problem all year, but one player has been more help than hindrance:

The Packers most likely will play in the snow for the second week in a row:

This is just a great story:

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