Morning Buzz: Packers spring back to life
Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com. Grab a cup of coffee (or brew some tea, if that’s your thing) and get caught up on everything you need to know about the Packers after their victory over the Seattle Seahawks.
Bob McGinn starts us off by writing that what we saw at Lambeau on Sunday was why such big things were expected this season from the Packers.
This, ladies and gentlemen, was why the Green Bay Packers were picked by some to win the Super Bowl this season.
Underachievers no more, the Packers pounded the Seattle Seahawks from snowy Lambeau Field back to the Pacific Northwest late Sunday afternoon in a Mike McCarthy-coached tour de force.
The big win came at a price, as Aaron Rodgers suffered another injury. Michael Cohen has the latest.
Speaking of Rodgers’ injury, Pete Dougherty writes that injuries to Rodgers and Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford could go a long way in determining the NFC North race.
A big key to Sunday’s victory was the play of Ty Montgomery. Tom Silverstein looks at how the Packers took advantage of various matchups with the second year player.
It was a seemingly never-ending cascade of interceptions for the Packers secondary Sunday. Ryan Wood chronicles the bonanza.
I chatted with readers on Facebook Live after the game, where fans were all too eager to point out my incorrect prediction of a Seahawks victory.
Pete and Bob talk about what the big win means going forward:
Aaron Rodgers had a near-perfect passer rating:
ESPN’s Rob Demovsky asks a very good question: Where has this team been all year?
This fantastic photo is just an example of the great stuff our guys get every week.
You can see a gallery of pictures from the game here.
From the Seattle beat, the glaring lack of pass rush is what did the Seahawks in:
Tom Oates writes that Sunday’s game was a tale of two quarterbacks.
T.J. Lang had reason to be upset with Cliff Avril:
Clay Matthews got some family support from across the country:
As mentioned earlier, the race for the NFC North crown could very well swing on the injured quarterbacks. Here’s the latest on Matthew Stafford’s injury:
Finally, this is just an incredible story: