Join Our Green Bay Packers Interactive Community!

We have been providing fans with the best source of Packers information since 2006!
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
2 Pages<12
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Finley88Beast  
#16 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 7:56:17 PM(UTC)
Finley88Beast

Rank: Fresh Cheesehead

Joined: 8/23/2010(UTC)


o another similarity is they were both broadcasted on Fox lol
A Quote from my brother Mike(Bears Fan)
"Fucking Greg Jennings"
After he makes a catch
Offline nerdmann  
#17 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 7:58:39 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,627
Applause Received: 651

The '96 offense relied on consistent, high percentage plays and thus was successful consistently. They didn't go up early, showing how easy it could be, then produce nothing for the next 3.5 quarters only to win on a last minute interception.
The problem with the '96 team was that the defense was constructed based on power, not speed. So it was great at Lambeau, but we couldn't win consistently in domes. Remember the "dome curse?"
Well, today the offense is less consistent due to MM's low percentage "run and shoot" philosophy, but the defense is built for speed. So we are basically a dome team, who is based out of the frozen tundra. Overall, I think it's an advantage over the '96 team.
Power teams were more advantageous in the Lombardi era, when there were fewer domes, but the rules also favored the run game. Defenders could knock a WR down if they wanted to. In '70 the rules changed to favor the passing game. This if for the benefit of TV ratings. The WCO offense was designed to take advantage of this set or rules, just as Lombardi's "Power Sweep" offense was designed based on the old set of rules.
Between the rules favoring the passing game and the advent of domed stadiums with artificial turf, designing your team around the idea of speed is a distinct advantage over designing it based around the idea of power. Even when you run a stupid, low percentage offense that goes into a shell for 3.5 quarters of every game.
“Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while…you do them right all the time.”
Online Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 7:58:47 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Rank: Legend

Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI

Applause Given: 1,953
Applause Received: 2,183

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Here is a interesting fact everytime the packers went to the superbowl the next year they went again. Superbowls 1 and 2 and superbowls 31 and 32 next is 45 and 46!


Packers Raiders
Packers Chiefs

Packers Patriots
Packers Broncos

Packers Steelers
Packers ???
UserPostedImage
Offline TwinkieGorilla  
#19 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 7:59:28 PM(UTC)
TwinkieGorilla

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 19
Applause Received: 42

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Reggie White - Clay Matthews


Actually, I was thinking:

Reggie White - Greg Jennings
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
I agree with Twinkiegorilla.

Offline Pack93z  
#20 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 8:00:35 PM(UTC)
Pack93z

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin

Applause Given: 396
Applause Received: 1,073

Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Here is a interesting fact everytime the packers went to the superbowl the next year they went again. Superbowls 1 and 2 and superbowls 31 and 32 next is 45 and 46!


Packers Raiders
Packers Chiefs

Packers Patriots
Packers Broncos

Packers Steelers
Packers ???


Ravens
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

UserPostedImage
Online Zero2Cool  
#21 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 8:02:26 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Rank: Legend

Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI

Applause Given: 1,953
Applause Received: 2,183

I'm hoping its the Broncos, that way I won't have to go out of my way to get the Super Bowl stuff! Oh snap thats right I have to hit Walmart, they have the Journal Sentinel there!!
UserPostedImage
Offline BangTheDrum  
#22 Posted : Tuesday, February 8, 2011 8:09:04 PM(UTC)
BangTheDrum

Rank: Fresh Cheesehead

Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 1

Packers - Patriots
UserPostedImage

Ba da da, Ba dadada GO PACK GO
Offline wpr  
#23 Posted : Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:01:05 AM(UTC)
wpr

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 3,027
Applause Received: 1,467

in both games GB has a double digit lead at half time.
27-14 in 96
21-10n 11

both games had a 2 point conversion in the 2nd half.

UserPostedImage

Online Zero2Cool  
#24 Posted : Wednesday, July 31, 2013 4:44:39 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Rank: Legend

Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI

Applause Given: 1,953
Applause Received: 2,183

Originally Posted by: Packers_Finland Go to Quoted Post
Reggie White - Clay Matthews
Desmond Howard - Pat Lee

Those are the obvious ones.


Reggie was a free agent, Clay was a draft pick lol
And how do Howard and Lee have anything in common???
UserPostedImage
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages<12
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Tweeter

Recent Topics
6m / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / dfosterf

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / texaspackerbacker

22h / Announcements / Zero2Cool

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

22-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Tezzy

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Tezzy

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Yerko

21-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan