Packers at Bucs Wednesday Injury Report

GREEN BAY PACKERS
Practice Report
DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE
Wednesday T Bryan Bulaga (concussion), CB Davon House (shoulder), G Josh Sitton (toe)
LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
Wednesday RB Eddie Lacy (eye), G T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (biceps), LB Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (shoulder)
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Practice Report
DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE
Wednesday CB Isaiah Frey (ankle), CB Jason Williams (ribs)
LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
Wednesday LB Mason Foster (achilles), DT Clinton McDonald (hamstring), T Kevin Pamphile (ankle, knee), WR Solomon Patton (foot)

Packers Bills Game Review

I am a big fan of the show the Twilight Zone that ran in the fifties and sixties. For some of you who don’t know what the show was about I’ll fill you in. It’s a show about strange things that happen to normal people. One episode was about a guy who takes train ride home from work and winds up back in the early 1800’s. The guy tries to figure out what’s going on, and then he discovers he traveled through time. I won’t spoil it for you if you curious what happens to the guy.  That’s how I felt watching the Bills and Packers play. It was like the Bills of the 90s, you know the team that went to four straight Super bowls. The Packers were playing like they were in the early 90’s. A pretty good team but not enough talent to win.

Well that’s not the case the Packers have more talent than the Bills, maybe the Bills have more talent on defense. I watched the lowlights and still cannot believe what happened. Let’s give out game balls. Yes, there were some earned.

  1. Eddie Lacy-  He gashed the Bills defense. Why we stopped running? You got me? Sometimes I think McCarthy believes Rodgers will snap out of it. McCarthy is a victim of Rodgers success, who can blame him? McCarthy should have seen Rodgers was having an off day and taken the pressure off him by running.
  2. Clay Matthews- two sacks, dropped a runner for a loss, and was active all day in Orton’s face.
  3. Tramon Williams- interception and looked much better in coverage.

Deflated game balls-

  1. Special teams- This is becoming a joke. Six blocked kicks! How is that even possible? The average kicker who kicks for twenty years may not even have that much. The punt return for a touchdown. Give me a break. Fire Slocum now!
  2. Julius Peppers- If someone has seen the early season version of Peppers please tell the Packers coaching staff. Peppers was blocked out of a play by a Bills receiver on a running play. If the Packers coaching staff needs to rest Peppers do it now. We need him for the playoffs.
  3. Rodgers and Nelson- What happened? Did they have a fight before the game? They were completely awful. How can Nelson drop a pass he catches in  his sleep? Hopefully, they put it  behind them.

This better been a freak occurrence. We go to Tampa who is so bad? How bad are they? They can’t even beat the Panthers. By the way Rodgers never has won in Tampa just like he has never won in Buffalo.

Packers at Bills NFL Week 15 Inactives

Packers: QB Scott Tolzien, CB Davon House, LB Carl Bradford, C Garth Gerhart, TE Justin Perillo, WR Jeff Janis, DT Bruce Gaston.

Bills:
S Da’Norris Searcy, TE Chris Gragg, DE Jarius Wynn, FB Frank Summers, OT Cyrus Kouandjio, LB Randell Johnson, WR Deonte Thompson.

Packers Bills Game Preview

Aaron Rodgers is the on his way to MVP. This will be a big test for him and the Packers. Detroit and Seattle both gave Rodgers fits. Let’s hope he will have a better outing. The offensive line needs to protect Rodgers and a running game will be critical against one of the best defenses in the NFL. What other things need to done for a Packers victory.

  1. Defensive line: The Packers need to get to Orton early and often. Believe it or not he has had some good games against the Packers defense. The running game for the Bills is also dangerous especially that the Packers are still ranked near the bottom in run defense in the NFL.
  2. Tight ends: Rodgers and Quarless need to be on the same page offensively. With the Bills defensive line being top in the NFL the Packers will have a hard time running on them. Rodgers needs to get the short passing game going.
  3. Kicking game: Mason Crosby will need to be counted on. This could be crazy.
  4. Secondary: This has to be a rebound game. House is out. That means Shields needs to step up and hopefully practice he was better. Tramon Williams seems to lost a step. Burnett is playing better he needs to be because Sammy Watkins is as talented as Julio Jones.

This game will be close game. The Packers should win if they continue to improve and not have a lapse like last week. Packers 24-20Bills

NFL Picks Week 15

Oakland Raiders (+10) @ Kansas City Chiefs-Chiefs

Jacksonville Jaguars (+13.5) @ Baltimore Ravens-Ravens

Dallas Cowboys (+3.5) @ Philadelphia Eagles-Eagles

Arizona Cardinal(+4.5) @ St. Louis Rams-Cardianls

Green Bay Packers (-5) @ Buffalo Bill-Packers

Pittsburgh Steelers (-2.5) @ Atlanta Falcons- Steelers

Cincinnati Bengals (+1) @ Cleveland Browns-Browns

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+3) @ Carolina Panthers-Panthers

Houston Texans (+6.5) @ Indianapolis Colts-Colts

Minnesota Vikings (+8) @ Detroit Lions-Lions

Washington Redskins (+6.5) @ New York Giants-Giants

New York Jets (-2) @ Tennessee Titans-Jets

Miami Dolphins (+7.5) @ New England Patriots-Patriots

Denver Broncos (-4) @ San Diego Chargers-Broncos

New Orleans Saints (-3) @ Chicago Bears-Saints

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video: CBS NFL Week 15 Preview – Packers at Bills

Pete Prisco and Pat Kirwan preview the NFL Week 15 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Buffalo Bills.

Packers at Bills NFL Week 15 Game Capsule

GREEN BAY PACKERS (10-3) AT BUFFALO BILLS (7-6)

SERIES

PACKERS BILLS
SERIES LEADER 7-4
STREAKS 2 of past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. McCarthy: 1-1 Marrone: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 43-37 vs. Falcons L 24-17 at Broncos
LAST GAME 9/19/10: Bills 7 at Packers 34. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers throws for 255 yards & 2 TDs & adds rushing TD. Packers TE Jermichael Finley catches 4 passes for 103 yards.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/5/06: Bills 24, Packers 10. Buffalo RB Anthony Thomas rushes 20 times for 95 yards & TD. Bills LB London Fletcher has 11 tackles & scores 17-yard INT-TD.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 138 (GB), 127 (Buf.). XM: 229 (Buf.).

STATS

PASSING Rodgers: 276-416-3652 (3C)-35 (1C)-3-119.0 (1L) Orton: 225-348-2355-14-7-89.2
RUSHING Lacy: 188-843-4.5-7 (T3C) Jackson: 97-386-4.0-2
RECEIVING Nelson: 78-1265 (2C)-16.2-12 (T1L) Watkins (R): 58-822-14.2-5
OFFENSE 387.5 (3C) 327.2
TAKE/GIVE +16 (1L) +9 (3C)
DEFENSE 374.4 311.9 (2C)
SACKS Matthews: 5.5 Ma. Williams: 12
INTs Hayward: 3 Searcy, Gilmore: 3
PUNTING Masthay: 45.2 Schmidt: 43.7
KICKING Crosby: 115 (3C) (46/48 PAT; 23/26 FG) Carpenter: 109 (25/26 PAT; 28/32 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: Have won 5 in row & 9 of past 10. Lead NFL in scoring (423 points)…QB AARON RODGERS won only start vs. Buf. & had 116.3 rating. Has won past 5 starts & has 127.1 rating (16 TDs, 0 INTs). Aims for 6th in row with 100+ rating. Leads NFL with 119 rating (35 TDs, 3 INTs). Made 100th start last week & his 27,520 yards, 222 TDs & 107.3 rating as starter are all best in NFL history in 1st 100 starts…RB EDDIE LACY has 100+ scrimmage yards in 6 consecutive games & has 773 yards (128.8 per game) & 7 TDs (4 rec., 3 rush) in those 6…WR JORDY NELSON ties for NFL lead with 12 rec. TDs, incl. 2 last week. Has 12 TDs in past 14 vs. AFC (incl. SB), incl. 8 TDs in past 8. Nelson (12), Lacy (11) & WR RANDALL COBB (10) are 1st GB trio with 10+ TDs in season…LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 3 sacks in last meeting. Has 4 sacks & 3 FFs in past 6 vs. AFC. Had sack last week. LB JULIUS PEPPERS has sack in 2 of 3 meetings. Is only player in NFL history with 100+ sacks (123.5) & 10+ INTs (11). CB SAM SHIELDS has 6 INTs in past 14 vs. AFC…BILLS: In last start vs. GB (12/18/11 with KC), QB KYLE ORTON completed 23 of 31 (74.2 pct.) for 299 yards with 104.1 rating. Orton’s teams are 13-3 (.813) when he starts & posts 100+ rating…RB FRED JACKSON (5,507 rush; 2,516 rec.) had 72 scrimmage yards vs. Den. (35 rush, 37 rec.), joining HOFer THURMAN THOMAS as only Bills with 5,000+ career rush & 2,500+ rec. yards. Had career-high 10 rec. vs. Broncos…WR SAMMY WATKINS (No. 4 overall) leads AFC rookies in rec. yards (822) & ranks 2nd in catches (58) with 5 TDs. Had 127 rec. yards vs. Den, his 4th career 100-yard game. In past 2 vs. NFC, has 16 rec. for 209 yards & 2 TDs…Bills lead NFL with 48 sacks & are only team with 3 players with 9+ sacks (DE MARIO WILLIAMS, DT MARCELL DAREUS & LB JERRY HUGHES). Williams has 6.5 sacks in past 5. Dareus leads NFL DTs with 10 sacks. Hughes (9.5) needs half sack to record back-to-back 10-sack seasons. In past 9, has 8.5 sacks, 3 FF & FR. CB STEPHON GILMORE has career-high 3 INTs, incl. 1 vs. Den.

Packers vs Bills Wednesday Injury Report

GREEN BAY PACKERS
Practice Report
DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE
Wednesday CB Davon House (shoulder), LB Jamari Lattimore (ankle)
LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
Wednesday RB Eddie Lacy (hip), G T.J. Lang (ankle), G Josh Sitton (toe)
FULL PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
Wednesday LB Nick Perry (shoulder)
BUFFALO BILLS
Practice Report
DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE
Wednesday TE Chris Gragg (knee), T Chris Hairston (illness), S Da’Norris Searcy (hamstring), DE Mario Williams (illness), WR Mike Williams (calf)
LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE
Wednesday K Dan Carpenter (right groin), DT Stefan Charles (quadricep), DE Jarius Wynn (knee)