Read Before Kickoff, Week 17: Packers vs. Lions

When the 7-8 Green Bay Packers travel to the 8-7 Detroit Lions this New Year’s Eve, it will be the last calendar day of 2017 and the last day of both teams’ 2017 seasons. The Lions were in the hunt longer, not...

Read Before Kickoff, Week 16: Packers vs. Vikings

Ten weeks ago the Packers were 4-1, Aaron Rodgers was the odds-on MVP favorite, and the 3-2 Vikings had, in the two weeks prior, lost at home to the Detroit Lions, then barely survived the limping Chicago Bears...

Read Before Kickoff, Week 15: Packers vs. Panthers

In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters… God saw everything...

Read Before Kickoff, Week 14: Packers vs. Browns

Sunday noon on the south shore of Lake Erie will be Brett Hundley’s Super Bowl. And he knows it. If he loses this one game, then Aaron probably won't be able to win the next seven (a loss drops our likelihoo...

Read Before Kickoff, Week 11: Packers vs. Ravens

There was never going to be a good time for Brett Hundley to start his football career in Green Bay. From the moment he was drafted, his purpose was to look good in training camp so that he could be traded afte...

Read Before Kickoff, Week 10: Packers vs. Bears

Watch the game at Linneman's this Sunday at noon. Nik and Keith will be calling all the action on the stage, next to a nine-foot screen. There will be enough chili and beer to go around. On his way to the Il...

Read Before Kickoff, Week 9: Packers vs. Lions

Next up for the Green Bay Packers is the one divisional opponent who has not broken our quarterback's collar bone. It's hard to hate these Detroit Lions. Even back when Ndamukong Suh was a Lion and was stomp...