Packers vs. Vikings Rivalry, Part 2

Some important Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings pre-game facts to consider for today’s game are: Green Bay has won five of the last six in this series. Minnesota has won the last game in this series, but only by a single point. Minnesota has only beaten Green Bay by more than the current spread once in ten meetings. The Packers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. NFC North. The Packers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as an underdog of 3.5-10.0. The Packers are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 road games. The Vikings are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games after accumulating more than 250 yards passing in their previous game. […]

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The Packers get the win against Philadelphia

For the first game of the season the Green Bay Packers appeared to show a little bit of hope against Philadelphia in the first three quarters of the game. Green Bay held on for a 27-20 season-opening victory at Lincoln Financial Field when the defense stopped Eagles backup quarterback Michael Vick on fourth-and-1 from the Green Bay 42-yard line with under two minutes left! The Packers not only erased 48 years of bad history – nine straight losses in Philly since 1962, including that infamous 2003 playoff game with the fourth-and-26 conversion – but proved at least for now they have what it takes to pull a game out when things start to go a little haywire. Aaron […]

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Brett Favre – Boos Outnumber The Cheers at Lambeau Field

Lambeau Field, November 01, 2009: Perhaps the die-hard Brett Favre fans expected all Packers fans to share their same sentiment in cheering for their favorite quarterback as he stepped out onto Lambeau field for Sunday’s game?   But that was not the case as Boos from Packers fans widely outnumbered the cheers for the former quarterback… Wisconsinites’ bond with the Green Bay Packers is unprecedented in the world of professional football, and Favre was once beloved by practically the entire state when he sported the green and gold.  After all, he earned credit for bringing the Lombardi Trophy back to Title-town after the team wallowed through two decades of mediocrity; not to mention ferociously battling many demons while simultaneously […]

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The Packers vs. Vikings Rivalry!

When it comes to sports rivalry in Wisconsin, there is probably none greater in intensity than a football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings — especially when its at Lambeau Field!  And what exacerbates this Packers vs. Viking rivalry is the fact that Brett Favre will be treading the turf of Lambeau Field as an adversary, rather than the icon that packers fans used to coo…  It’s the highly hyped rematch at Lambeau Field, where betrayed fans will be waiting with what could be a cold welcome as the Packers eagerly prepare to avenge their recent defeat at the Metrodome on October 5th.  This may be a unique experience for Favre, but he is […]

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