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Offline luigis  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:11:37 PM(UTC)

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After watching Dallas - Philly I think it will be a very fun and difficult game next week in Green Bay.

My silly conclusions after the Dallas game are:

Romo and TO are smart enough to beat a zone defense, I think we have to defend man to man and accept to lose some balls if TO makes a play.

Collins and Bigby if he plays are crucial, they have to be smart and fast to help in coverage to avoid a long TD catch and run.

We should be fine against the run

Romo does make some mistakes under pressure, I wonder if Kampman can get there and if KGB will have a big game, we need him.

They have all sorts of coverage problems in the middle of the field their linebackers are not good in coverage, Lee will play a big role in this game and maybe Humphrey will catch some passes too.

Is Ruvell Martin ready? A 5 WR set can be a good thing in this game.

Crosby needs to kick deeeep and we have to get to Felix Jones quickly

I think they remember Bush skills, lets not put him on the field please!

Luigi
Offline bozz_2006  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:15:29 PM(UTC)

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we'll need the offense to score lots of points. i don't think we'll be able to keep Dallas out of the endzone.
Offline Cheesey  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 5:18:01 PM(UTC)

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Good post Luis.
It's not gonna be easy against the Cows. TO is gonna makes plays.....thats a given. What we have to do is not let him and Romo control the game. Like you said, we need to rattle Romo. If he gets comfortable in the pocket, its gonna be a LONG day for Packer fans.
And out offense has to be hitting on all cylinders too. I HOPE Grant is 100% healthy for this game. We need to keep their D honest by letting them know we CAN run against them. That will help to keep pressure off AR.
Our WR's SHOULD be able to dissect the Cow's D. I think it's gonna be alot like last night's game. One score after another. But we have them HERE, so that should help.
I hope we beat those smug jerks.
Offline porky88  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 6:18:09 PM(UTC)

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I think the keys to the game are simple.

1. Pressure Tony Romo

2. Protect Aaron Rodgers

3. Limit the unnecessary penalties such as offsides and illegal man down field.

4. Stay discipline

Philly's receivers did damage against Dallas' secondary and if they can then the Pack's receivers can as well. However, GB will need to keep Rodgers up right.

When Romo is under pressure he makes mistakes. You saw him get blitz late in that game and just throw a horrible ball to Marion Barber. Barber probably would have scored and iced game but instead the ball was way out of bounds.

When he threw his INT he was also pressured and just threw one he shouldn't have thrown. Very Brett Favre like actually.

I think GB needs to stay discipline. What I mean is don't bite for the play action pass which they use to go down field and don't fall for the reverse. I think you'll see some Felix Jones reverses so they need to hold strong and contain.

That's my opinion.
Offline shield4life  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 6:21:20 PM(UTC)

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Well for instance everyone ... the packers defense is more better then the philly defense ... don't know why everyone's panicking that much so are our receiving corps
Offline luigis  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, September 16, 2008 6:32:15 PM(UTC)

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Good point, if we can run against them we can keep the offense off the field, that is really a good idea, and we'll make their defense tired for a 4th quarter that can be meaningful in a close game.

It seems Scott Wells might be back, not sure about Sitton

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Good post Luis.
It's not gonna be easy against the Cows. TO is gonna makes plays.....thats a given. What we have to do is not let him and Romo control the game. Like you said, we need to rattle Romo. If he gets comfortable in the pocket, its gonna be a LONG day for Packer fans.
And out offense has to be hitting on all cylinders too. I HOPE Grant is 100% healthy for this game. We need to keep their D honest by letting them know we CAN run against them. That will help to keep pressure off AR.
Our WR's SHOULD be able to dissect the Cow's D. I think it's gonna be alot like last night's game. One score after another. But we have them HERE, so that should help.
I hope we beat those smug jerks.
Offline all_about_da_packers  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:06:05 AM(UTC)

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The Packers CANNOT afford to take stupid penalties, especially on the o-line. Dallas has had a lot of problems with penalties early this season, so if the Packers clean up their play this is potentially a big advantage for us.

Sanders should blitz often. Like really often.

If our ST come out and play like they've never played before (ie at an extremely high level) it'd greatly help us. Having short field positions, heck even getting points from ST would ease so much of the pressure off of Rodgers.

I don't think the Packers D can stop the Cowboys, or even contain them. The Packers D has to limit the damage as much as possible, keeping the Cowboys around, but under, 30 would be the best case scenario IMO.
Offline obi1  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 9:20:55 AM(UTC)

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This one is going to come down to a turn over battle with the winner being decided by who has the ball last.

I see a close game with the Packers winning it at the end, 31-28
Offline nathaniel  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 9:42:34 AM(UTC)

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I just want to know if this board is going to go absolutely schizo-bloodthirsty-crazy if we lose this game like the old board did last year when we lost to Dallas. I know I ended up leaving for a while, cause no one could say anything without getting railed. Hopefully people will be a little more level headed this time if, and I mean IF, we lose.
Offline 4PackGirl  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 9:47:08 AM(UTC)

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i'm not gonna freak out. call me pessimistic but i think we're gonna lose this one. call it preparing myself for the worst & hoping for the best or call me a "non-fan" but that's really how i feel. plus it's only ONE game against a team that we have a history of NOT beating recently.
Offline nathaniel  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 9:52:31 AM(UTC)

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i'm not gonna freak out. call me pessimistic but i think we're gonna lose this one. call it preparing myself for the worst & hoping for the best or call me a "non-fan" but that's really how i feel. plus it's only ONE game against a team that we have a history of NOT beating recently.


In my record prediction I have us losing this one. I think we can win, but this will be the biggest challenge we have this season, in my opinion. Yeah, we have to play Indy, but we won't have to play them again unless we both get to the Super Bowl. We may very well end up having to play Dallas again if we make the playoffs.
Offline walleye  
#12 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 10:05:13 AM(UTC)

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i'm not gonna freak out. call me pessimistic but i think we're gonna lose this one. call it preparing myself for the worst & hoping for the best or call me a "non-fan" but that's really how i feel. plus it's only ONE game against a team that we have a history of NOT beating recently.


Thats understandable.
how bout your cubbies they do look good, the brew crew looks like crap.
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#13 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:27:00 PM(UTC)

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DONT give up the BIG play and force their run game to beat us. Pressure Romo ALL game long. I say to stop the monster, we gotta cut off its head. Romo is the head.

On Offense we gotta keep Ware contained. No more than 1 sack. That guy is nearly impossible to stop but we have to limit his pressure. I think we can beat their defense, no doubt about it.

But if we get in a shootout, We lose. simple as that. The Boys' have proven themselves to be very successful when that happens.
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 1:21:05 PM(UTC)

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i'm not gonna freak out. call me pessimistic but i think we're gonna lose this one. call it preparing myself for the worst & hoping for the best or call me a "non-fan" but that's really how i feel. plus it's only ONE game against a team that we have a history of NOT beating recently.


That's not entirely accurate. At Dallas we have a history of losing, when we have them at home, we have a history of winning. In fact I think we are undefeated when we have Dallas in OUR house.

We have them in our house now baby!

This is a coin flip game for me. I am of course pulling the Packers. I just don't know though.

One thing I do want to say about this game. If we win, it doesn't mean we are king shit of the NFL and that Aaron Rodgers is GOD. Likewise if we lose it does not mean we are dog shit and that Aaron Rodgers is DOG.

As the lovely 4pack says, its just ONE game and I hope win or lose we all take it in stride.
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#15 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 1:26:32 PM(UTC)

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It will be very hard not to be freaking crazy happy if we win this game. I will try to mantain my calm but man 3-0 and 2-0 in the Division 3-0 in the NFC and advantage over Dallas in the playoffs is a great way to start a season!!
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