For a team synonymous with the name Aaron Rodgers, after two weeks it is the Packers defence that has driven them to two vital division wins as Mike Pettine’s unit stepped up big in the fourth quarter to stymie a Vikings comeback.
The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers meet this Sunday in a showdown between 1-0 teams that, based on the squads’ performances in Week 1, could prove to be among the games that will decide the 2019 NFC North champion. The Wisconsin-based team gained an advantage in the divisional games, beating the Chicago Bears, 10-7, in the opening Thursday.
On NFL opening night, the Monsters of the Midway showed up emphatically. But they were wearing green and white.
2019 sees the NFL celebrate its 100th season. To commemorate this, the league has scheduled a weekly game to honour landmark moments throughout its history.
After a tumultuous 2018 season brought to an end the era of Mike McCarthy, there is renewed hope that the Packers can once again re-establish themselves as the kings of the NFC North under the leadership of head coaching rookie Matt LaFleur.
The NFC North looks set to be the tightest division in the NFL in 2019. The Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings all have serious – and realistic – playoff ambitions, while the Detroit Lions are still in contention, having picked up six wins in 2018.
The 2019 NFL Draft has come and gone with some teams transforming their rosters through shrewd picks and draft night trades. Who had the most success?
Kyler Murray drops outside the top three in our NFL mock draft as defensive players lead the way.
Green Bay Packers changed direction this offseason, appointing Matt LaFleur. The draft must be used to surround Aaron Rodgers with greater talent.
Chicago Bears stunned the NFC North last season. The Packers, Vikings and Lions will be looking to fightback in the 2019 campaign, making this a crucial offseason.
Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers all hired first time coaches this offseason in Zac Taylor, Kliff Kingsbury and Matt LaFleur.
The loyal Packer fanbase will be pulling for their new head coach, but expectations will undoubtedly remain sky high.
Looking ahead to a packed weekend of NFL action.