Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
7 Pages«<7

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
dfosterf  
#161 Posted : Monday, December 31, 2012 2:32:51 PM(UTC)
I think I remember that the Vikings had only 4 outdoor games this year.

They are essentially a dome team, so scheduling was good for them.

I wonder how they did in those games as they prepare to play the Pack in Lambeau. I know the outcome of one of them. [grin1]

Anyone know?


SINCITYCHEEZE  
#162 Posted : Monday, December 31, 2012 2:53:55 PM(UTC)
dfosterf said: Go to Quoted Post
I think I remember that the Vikings had only 4 outdoor games this year.

They are essentially a dome team, so scheduling was good for them.

I wonder how they did in those games as they prepare to play the Pack in Lambeau. I know the outcome of one of them. [grin1]

Anyone know?


Packers,Redskins,Suckhawks,Bares.Only four outdoor games this year.ALL FOUR LOSES!!!

wpr  
#163 Posted : Monday, December 31, 2012 2:54:54 PM(UTC)
dfosterf said: Go to Quoted Post
I think I remember that the Vikings had only 4 outdoor games this year.

They are essentially a dome team, so scheduling was good for them.

I wonder how they did in those games as they prepare to play the Pack in Lambeau. I know the outcome of one of them. [grin1]

Anyone know?




Regular Season
Wk Date Game
1 Sep 09 JAC 23 @ MIN 26
2 Sep 16 MIN 20 @ IND 23
3 Sep 23 SF 13 @ MIN 24
4 Sep 30 MIN 20 @ DET 13
5 Oct 07 TEN 7 @ MIN 30
6 Oct 14 MIN 26 @ WAS 38 Adrian Peterson 79 Yds (MIN)
7 Oct 21 ARI 14 @ MIN 21
8 Oct 25 TB 36 @ MIN 17
9 Nov 04 MIN 20 @ SEA 30 Adrian Peterson 182 Yds (MIN)
10 Nov 11 DET 24 @ MIN 34
11 Bye
12 Nov 25 MIN 10 @ CHI 28 Adrian Peterson 108 Yds (MIN)
13 Dec 02 MIN 14 @ GB 23 Adrian Peterson 210 Yds (MIN)
14 Dec 09 CHI 14 @ MIN 21
15 Dec 16 MIN 36 @ STL 22
16 Dec 23 MIN 23 @ HOU 6
17 Dec 30 GB 34 @ MIN 37
play2win  
#164 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 6:56:21 AM(UTC)
Rios39 said: Go to Quoted Post
He couldn't change this our defense promptly put us down all game long. We had no control over this game. This was a very very bad game for the defense. Not really looking forward to watching this crew in the playoffs at all.


This is a defeatist approach, one that will lose you a game every single time. On our first two series of the game, we ran twice, passed 4 times, subsequently punted twice too.

AD is just that. All Day. McCarthy should look at him as he would Brady, either Manning, Brees, you name it: keep that offensive potency off the field as long as possible by pounding the rock with the run.

We had a ton of time to get back in this after coughing it up early.

I guarantee this: We rush 30 times with our RBs we win this game. Easy.
wpr  
#165 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 7:12:28 AM(UTC)
play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
This is a defeatist approach, one that will lose you a game every single time. On our first two series of the game, we ran twice, passed 4 times, subsequently punted twice too.

AD is just that. All Day. McCarthy should look at him as he would Brady, either Manning, Brees, you name it: keep that offensive potency off the field as long as possible by pounding the rock with the run.

We had a ton of time to get back in this after coughing it up early.

I guarantee this: We rush 30 times with our RBs we win this game. Easy.


not so. GB ran the ball twice and got 2 total yards. Running the ball 30 times with Grant might have yielded 30- 40 yards and a real asswhupping.

In both series they were faced with definite passing situations (after unsuccessful runs) and MN loaded up and came after AR. He and the WR didn't have the time to run their routes and thus 2 punts.

play2win  
#166 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 11:21:09 AM(UTC)
wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
not so. GB ran the ball twice and got 2 total yards. Running the ball 30 times with Grant might have yielded 30- 40 yards and a real asswhupping.

In both series they were faced with definite passing situations (after unsuccessful runs) and MN loaded up and came after AR. He and the WR didn't have the time to run their routes and thus 2 punts.



All the more reason to run v. pass. And by that I mean a run oriented, pound the football approach. Would have taken all the heat off of Rodgers, and opened up the passing game. Watch what happens Saturday night. Mike will be certain to run a whole lot more, at least I hope so.

Harris had a 5.8 yd per carry average in the first half, on only 6 carries...
Yerko  
#167 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:22:50 PM(UTC)
I feel confident that the Packers will win Saturday night. Vikings have not won a game outdoors this season and they have only played 4 games in 32 degree or less weather in the past 8 seasons.

Ponder was able to pull it together for that last game but he is no all-star and I don't think he can do it two games in a row, especially with the second game being a Lambeau.

Ponder's stats in his outdoor losses:

@Washington- 35/52, 352 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT (Peterson rushed for 79 yards, 0 TD)

@Seattle- 11/22, 63 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT (Peterson rushed for 182, 2 TD)

@Chicago- 22/43, 159 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT (Peterson rushed for 108, 0 TD)

@ Green Bay- 12/25, 119 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT (Peterson rushed for 210, 1 TD)

I wish there was a trend like being behind by so many points or something, but there isn't. The Vikings are just not a good team outdoors. Also worth mentioning, they had Percy Harvin for the first two games which should have given Ponder better options.

nerdmann  
#168 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:52:52 PM(UTC)
Yerko said: Go to Quoted Post
I feel confident that the Packers will win Saturday night. Vikings have not won a game outdoors this season and they have only played 4 games in 32 degree or less weather in the past 8 seasons.

Ponder was able to pull it together for that last game but he is no all-star and I don't think he can do it two games in a row, especially with the second game being a Lambeau.

Ponder's stats in his outdoor losses:

@Washington- 35/52, 352 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT (Peterson rushed for 79 yards, 0 TD)

@Seattle- 11/22, 63 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT (Peterson rushed for 182, 2 TD)

@Chicago- 22/43, 159 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT (Peterson rushed for 108, 0 TD)

@ Green Bay- 12/25, 119 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT (Peterson rushed for 210, 1 TD)

I wish there was a trend like being behind by so many points or something, but there isn't. The Vikings are just not a good team outdoors. Also worth mentioning, they had Percy Harvin for the first two games which should have given Ponder better options.



Whst you say is true.

But that doesn't mean our guys don't have to show up. And THAT, is what worries me.
wpr  
#169 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 1:01:09 PM(UTC)
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Whst you say is true.

But that doesn't mean our guys don't have to show up. And THAT, is what worries me.


I am worried too. I am worried Aaron Rodgers will try to break all Favre's playoff records in this one game on one single play.
nerdmann  
#170 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 1:36:18 PM(UTC)
wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
I am worried too. I am worried Aaron Rodgers will try to break all Favre's playoff records in this one game on one single play.


I am worried he'll hold onto the ball too long looking deep.

But I'm even more worried about the rest of the team taking the day off.
warhawk  
#171 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 2:07:02 PM(UTC)
I, for one, am not worried.
The Packers D had an off day but did not take the day off and there is a difference. The effort was there they just didn't play very well.

I am not worried because the Vikes played about as good as they possibly are capable of playing and barely won. They had the crowd and the jump on us early and that essentially set the tone for the rest of the game and how it was played.

The tendency in recent years is teams facing a little more adversity then the top seeds are winning the SB. The Packers were not in a good position after the first several games and turned the season around. They've been here and done that.

Sometimes you just have to take yur hat off and in this case and this one time I will for the Vikes last week. They played hard and mistake free for 60 minutes.

Now they are rewarded with coming to our place and I expect we beat the hell out of them.


















DakotaT  
#172 Posted : Wednesday, January 2, 2013 2:40:32 PM(UTC)
Well I for one hope McCarthy doesn't try to "establish the run" for the entire first quarter - when we can throw the ball at will on that secondary. We didn't have a first down until the second quarter which is unacceptable. There is no fine line between stubborn and stupidity when you factor arrogance first.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
7 Pages«<7
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

Fan Shout
buckeyepackfan (26-May) : Cavs!!!!!
Cheesey (26-May) : POLAR BEARS!!!!???lol!
Zero2Cool (26-May) : PENGUINS!!!!
Zero2Cool (24-May) : Sad about Cortez Kennedy. I remember playing him in Tecmo (beast!)
Cheesey (23-May) : RIP Cortez Kennedy
Smokey (23-May) : R.I.P.Sir Rodger (007) Moore .
Smokey (23-May) : Try Fish
Porforis (22-May) : Chicken 4 dayz!
gbguy20 (22-May) : Agreed
Smokey (21-May) : Yes, I like Chick-fil-a .
Smokey (21-May) : Rabid Chicken ? LOL
rabidgopher04 (21-May) : Chick fil a
Zero2Cool (20-May) : Penguins & Bad Guys Tied 2 apiece! LETS GO PENS!
Smokey (20-May) : Who sells the best Chicken Sandwich ? Wendy, the King, McD, etc. ?
Smokey (20-May) : Just Visiting ? Join and post today !
Zero2Cool (18-May) : Screw you. (signed Pens fan)
TheKanataThrilla (18-May) : Go Sens!!! Will be in the crowd for the Friday game.
Smokey (18-May) : E.Lacy makes weight in Seattle by 2 lbs. (253 lbs.)
buckeyepackfan (17-May) : Blount signs 1 year deal with Eagles.
DarkaneRules (14-May) : and still! Miocic & Jedrzejczyk
Zero2Cool (13-May) : RP ... you mean Go Pens ... I fix for you.
RaiderPride (13-May) : Gotta Love P.K. T.K.T. I agree.. Go Preds.
Smokey (12-May) : CB Kevin King signs 4 yr deal, no 5th year option .
TheKanataThrilla (12-May) : Go Nashville in the West
TheKanataThrilla (12-May) : My son is wearing his Mario Lemieux Pens shirt and my daughter is wearing he Sens shirt. We win no matter what.
Zero2Cool (11-May) : Aaron Nagler:Packers announce first training camp practice to be held Thursday, July 27
Zero2Cool (11-May) : Capitals are dirty weak trash.
Zero2Cool (11-May) : NHL is great! PENGUINS!!!!
yooperfan (10-May) : Screw the NBA and the NHL, neither are worth watching!
wpr (10-May) : hahaha. Poor Bettman. Worth the price to see it.
TheKanataThrilla (10-May) : Bettman would blow a gasket if it was an all-Canadian finals. I want Nashville as I am a huge Mike Fisher fan.
Smokey (10-May) : Cheap Shot ? I think not .
wpr (10-May) : Thrilla how about an all Canada Finals?
TheKanataThrilla (10-May) : Pens tomorrow. Screw you Caps for the cheap shot on Crosby.
TheKanataThrilla (10-May) : Go Sens. Want to see the Sens pull it out tomorrow.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Saturday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

26-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

25-May / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

25-May / Around The NFL / Cheesey

25-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

23-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

22-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

22-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

21-May / Packers Draft Threads / Smokey

20-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

19-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

19-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

18-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

18-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / hardrocker950

Headlines