1. Milwaukee Brewers: 3 Things We Learned from Sweep of Pujols, Cardinals

    The Milwaukee Brewers swept their way through the visiting St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend, knocking Albert Pujols and Co. off of their perch atop the National League Central standings...

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  2. Milwaukee Brewers: 5 Things the Brew Crew Must Do to Stay in NL Central Race

    With the Milwaukee Brewers surging as they approach a weekend showdown with the National League Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals , here are five things the Brewers must do to stay in the division race...

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  3. Versatile Charles Woodson Snags Defensive Player of The Year Honors

    Emerging as the equivalent of a swiss army knife in Dom Capers 3-4 defense, Charles Woodson parlayed the best season of his great career into Defensive Player of the Year honors Tuesday...

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  4. Coming Out: Why Mark McGwire and Pete Rose Are Two Peas in a Pod

    In the aftermath of the steroid era, contrition has been the gateway to baseball salvation. Andy Pettite fessed up to using PED's and was forgiven and largely forgotten as a steroid user...

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  5. Packers-Cardinals: Kurt Warner, Poor Officiating Ends Green Bay's Season

    Both agonizingly talented and fatally flawed, the 2009 Green Bay Packers season seemed predestined to end in heartbreak. Their wild-card matchup with the Arizona Cardinals delivered just that on Sunday...

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  6. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers Send Aggressive Message In Win

    Eschewing the tactic of resting starters and treating the season finale as a glorified exhibition game, the Green Bay Packers dismantled the Arizona Cardinals 33-7 on Sunday, setting up a playoff rematch in the desert slated for next Sunday...

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  7. Paper Tigers?: Big Ben Has His Way with Vaunted Packers Secondary

    Lost in the shine of the Green Bay Packers' designation as the NFL's No. 2 defense entering Sunday's contest is a very sobering fact as the playoffs draw near. Elite quarterbacks torch the Green Bay secondary...

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  8. The Green Bay Packers Need Ryan Grant To "Unleash Hell" On Sliding Steelers

    "We will unleash hell in December." Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin issued this warning to the rest of the league, anticipating a strong stretch run from his defending Super Bowl championship club...

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  9. Hey Packers, Pay The Man: Extending Chillar Sends Wrong Message to Nick Collins

    The Green Bay Packers locked up one of their young defensive players with a four-year deal on Monday, getting a head start on what promises to be a busy offseason...

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  10. Green Bay Packers: Handicapping the Home Stretch

    After a rousing stretch in which the Green Bay Packers won three games in 12 days, they enter the final portion of their schedule likely needing a 3-2 finish to assure an NFC wild card slot...

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  11. Green Bay Packers: Five Best Second-Half Surges

    The Green Bay Packers have struggled to "clean up" the problems that have plagued them at the midpoint of the season, and appear hard-pressed to make a playoff push with a difficult second-half schedule...

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  12. Where's the West Coast? Finding Flaws in the Packers' Offensive Strategy

    In lieu of massive offensive line problems and an inconsistent running game, a critical question hasn't come up nearly enough in discussing the Green Bay Packer offense...

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  13. Want to Rattle Brett Favre? Cheer Him on Sunday

    The manner in which the Lambeau faithful greet Brett Favre this Sunday is perhaps more intriguing than the very important divisional game itself...

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  14. Packers Shine While Division Rivals Show Vulnerability

    Playing the hapless Cleveland Browns proved to be the perfect elixir for the Green Bay Packers' offensive struggles. The Packers played their most complete game of the season Sunday, running ...

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  15. Green Bay Packers: Can Defensive Tweaks Help Carry Flawed Offense?

    Same strengths, same weaknesses, weaker opponent. That is the best way to sum up the Green Bay Packers offense against Detroit coming out of their bye week...

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  16. Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers Can Look at Old Matchup for Monday Night Blueprint

    For a regular season contest, the stakes seemingly couldn't be higher when Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers invade Brett Favre's Metrodome Monday night. Yep, that's still pretty weird to read...

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  17. Flawed Approach: How Ted Thompson Miscalculated Building the Packers' O-Line

    Through two games, it's no secret that the Packers' Achilles' heel is clearly protecting franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers has competed valiantly through two games, but suffering 10 sacks in two games is simply unacceptable in the NFL...

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  18. "Money" Rodgers Earns His Stripes In Victory

    It was almost 2008 all over again for the Green Bay Packers Sunday night. Then Aaron Rodgers showed why he is an elite quarterback poised to erase the late-game struggles of last season...

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  19. Black And Blue Preview: Ranking The NFC North Defenses

    With the 2009 season set to kick off in mere hours, here is how the NFC North stacks up on the defensive side of the ball. Defensive Line 1. Minnesota 2. Chicago 3. Green Bay 4...

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  20. Black and Blue Preview: Sizing Up the NFC North Offenses

    With final rosters being set over the weekend and the real games finally set to begin in less than a week, I wanted to take a look at where each NFC North team stands at each position, starting on offense...

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  21. Green Bay Packers Must Carry Over Preseason Swagger

    The Green Bay Packers have attacked the preseason like a team hell-bent on atoning for the missed opportunities and overall disappointment of 2008...

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  22. Green Bay Packers: What We Can Take from Crushing Cleveland

    The Green Bay Packers unveiled their new 3-4 scheme in style on Saturday, shutting out the hapless Cleveland Browns 17-0 at Lambeau...

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  23. J.J. Hardy Sent to AAA, Bill Hall Released as Brewers Shake Up Roster

    Doug Melvin and the Milwaukee Brewers' brass have seen enough. After dropping 23 of their last 35 games and doing little at the trade deadline to stay in the wild card race, the Brewers dropped the hammer on Wednesday, demoting shortstop J...

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  24. Raji Leaves Green Bay: What His Holdout Means To Revamped Green Bay Defense

    Packers first-round pick and ninth overall selection B.J. Raji was seen flying out of Green Bay last night, a bad sign for fans hoping to see the space-eating 330-pounder in green and gold anytime soon...

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  25. Prince Fielder Nearly Ends The L.A. Dodgers Pennant Hopes

    A friendly note to Guillermo Mota and the Los Angeles Dodger pitching staff. Please don't throw at Prince Fielder. Seriously. Fielder attempted to enter the Dodger clubhouse last night after being drilled in the ninth inning of a 17-4 L...

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