5 Games to Watch : Week 9 NFL

Week 9 in the NFL features some very intriguing games that could show a lot about some teams and their playoff chances. This week could prove which teams are pretenders, and which teams are for real. Will the Chiefs lose their third straight game at Arrowhead, a place known for making it extremely tough on opponents? What can we expect when two star veteran quarterbacks ( Rodgers / Rivers ) go head to head for only the third time? And

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Packers Draft Alexander, CB

Dallas, T.X. ~ The Green Bay Packers started the night with the 14th pick in the NFL Draft, but quickly traded for the 27th pick. Soon after, the Packers traded up to the 18th pick with the Seattle Seahawks. Green Bay now has the 248th pick ( seventh round ). With the 18th pick, the Pack took 5”10 cornerback Jaire Alexander from Louisville. This is the second year in a row that    the Packers have selected a cornerback, their top

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Nelson released, Packers sign Graham

Green Bay, W.I. ~ The Green Bay Packers have released star wide reciever Jordy Nelson. However, they did add Jimmy Graham, a Pro-Bowl tight end, to a three-year deal. Aaron Rodgers his lost his favorite target, but now he as a new weapon in his bag. Graham is a dominant tight end, as he has caught 69 touchdown passes, third most in the NFL since his arrival as a third-round draft pick to the New Orleans Saints. He trails only Rob

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How Aaron Rodgers’ Injury affected the Packers Season

This is a Cause and Effect essay I had to write for school. I thought it would be nice to put this on jacobszczap.com also…   This season, the Green Bay Packers suffered through their first losing season since 2008, mostly in part to losing possibly the best player in the NFL due to a collarbone injury in a Week 6 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.  The injury forced inexperienced backup Brett Hundley into action. Hundley won a few games

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Vikings shock Saints and win on last play

VIKINGS 29 SAINTS 24 Minneapolis, M.N. ~ The Minnesota Vikings absolutely shocked the New Orleans Saints Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, when Case Keenum completed a prayer to a leaping Stefon Diggs, on the sideline, who pranced into the end-zone for a 61-yard touchdown as time expired while the crowd erupted in shock. The Saints were in great position to win the game as QB Drew Brees drove them down the field and led kicker Wil Lutz to

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Week 17 Preview : Packers at Lions

Green Bay ~ The Green Bay Packers, already eliminated from the playoffs, clash with their division rivals, the Detroit Lions.  This match-up features two teams that have been eliminated. The Packers,7-8, are fresh off a 16-0 loss to the NFC North Division Champion Minnesota Vikings. The Green Bay offense looked terrible and they couldn’t move the ball against the dominant Viking defense. And when the Packers did get the ball close to the end-zone, it resulted in an interception or a

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Week 16 Preview : Vikings at Packers

GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Packers will play their first game with no layoff implications for the first time since December 28, 2017 when they face off against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. The Vikings are still playing for something as they have already clinched a playoff spot and are fighting for better seeding. If Minnesota beats Green Bay and then is victorious against the Chicago Bears at home in Week 17,

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Badger Football Preview : Wisconsin at Minnesota

Minneapolis, M.N. ~ For the first time in school history the Wisconsin Badgers are 11-0. Wisconsin has already cinched the Big 10 West and ill square of against Big 10 East winner, Ohio State in the Big 10 Championship Game. But before Ohio State, the 5th ranked Badgers need to stay focused on their rival foe, the Minnesota Golden Gophers, in the Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe. Minnesota hasn’t won the Axe in 13 years and Wisconsin looks to make it

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Offense doesn’t show up; Packers lose 23-0

Green Bay, W.I.~  Only a game out of the NFC Playoffs, the Green Bay Packers very well should have beaten an injury ridden Baltimore Ravens squad Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. After a few lackluster showings by the Green Bay defense, they played well enough to win, it was the offense that was the problem. Dom Capers unit sacked Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco three times, forced an interception in the red zone, forced seven punts ( four

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Wisconsin takes care of Michigan, 24-10

Madison, W.I. ~ The fifth-ranked Wisconsin Badgers got the job done in a very Wisconsin kind of win over the #24 Michigan Wolverines. Wisconsin did not look pretty until midway through the 3rd Quarter, but QB Alex Hornibrook made some great passes and the Badgers took care of business, 24-10. In that 3rd Quarter, Wisconsin put up two touchdowns, and left leading 21-10. The win over Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan squad improved the Badgers to 11-0, and kept them in the College

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