Green Bay Packers Audio
#533 Packers Unscripted: Rodgers' reaction, more on rookies
May 21, 2020
Mike and Wes recap Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' conference call about the draft and his future (:30), and they share the anecdotes they've heard on seventh-round picks Vernon Scott (9:30) and Jonathan Garvin (12:21).
#532 Packers Unscripted: Sharing stories
May 14, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss the favorite stories they've heard from the former coaches of Packers draft picks Kamal Martin (1:57), Jon Runyan Jr. (6:18), Simon Stepaniak (12:22) and Jake Hanson (16:25).
#531 Packers Unscripted: Sizing up the schedule
May 08, 2020
Mike and Wes dive into the Packers' 2020 schedule, talking about their first impressions (:33), a tough stretch following the Week 5 bye (4:30), the challenge of going to the West Coast on a short week (7:09), the home-heavy finish (14:43), and the number of primetime games (14:43).
#530 Packers Unscripted: Looking ahead
May 06, 2020
Mike and Wes answer some questions about the Packers' roster, including which free agent will have the biggest impact (1:21), the most intriguing position competition (4:32), young players expected to make strides (10:15, 14:48), and an unexpected 2020 storyline (19:54).
#529 Packers Unscripted: Draft dive, Q&A style
May 04, 2020
Mike and Wes share their answers to questions about the Packers' 2020 draft, including which pick will have the biggest rookie impact (1:57), what's the largest draft regret (5:45), and who will have the greatest influence on the Packers winning another Super Bowl in the Aaron Rodgers era (12:20).
#527 Packers Unscripted: Draft debrief, Part 2
Apr 29, 2020
Mike and Wes review the Packers' third-day draft picks, including LB Kamal Martin (1:23), the three offensive linemen taken in the sixth round (5:33), and the two seventh-round choices (11:43). They also examine where the Packers' roster stands at some key positions (15:01).
#525 Packers Unscripted: What will the Packers do?
Apr 22, 2020
In their final pre-draft preview show, Mike and Wes discuss decisions that might face the Packers on draft night, such as whether to pick or trade at No. 30 overall (1:40), which top inside LB would be the best pick if available (5:56), whether an offensive or defensive lineman is the higher priority (9:15), when the Packers might draft a WR (12:20), and how many total picks they'll make (17:25).
#521 Packers Unscripted: They're back, to preview the draft
Apr 13, 2020
Mike and Wes return to begin their pre-draft look at the Packers' roster, starting with the QB (1:17) and RB (7:42) positions. They also discuss some top backfield prospects (11:50) and local QB hopeful James Morgan (14:54).
#520 Packers Unscripted: Burning questions at the combine
Feb 27, 2020
Mike, Wes and Larry discuss the varied options the Packers might have at wide receiver in the upcoming draft (:37) and how they might attack shoring up the run defense (6:59), noting a couple of defensive line prospects who will attract attention (10:56).
#519 Packers Unscripted: Combine chatter
Feb 26, 2020
Mike, Wes and Larry review the first couple days of the NFL Scouting Combine from Indy, including the biggest takeaways from GM Brian Gutekunst's and Head Coach Matt LaFleur's comments, potential additions at WR and RB (7:58), and a couple of intriguing back stories of unheralded prospects (14:11).
#518 Packers Unscripted: Off to Indy
Feb 24, 2020
Mike and Wes preview their annual trip to the NFL Scouting Combine by discussing several of GM Brian Gutekunst's comments to reporters last Friday (2:33), including pending free-agent decisions (12:40) and the youth on the current roster (18:23).
#517 Packers Unscripted: That's it, that's all (for now)
Jan 24, 2020
Mike and Wes wrap up the season discussing GM Brian Gutekunst's final press conference, including the importance of DL Kenny Clark (6:16), the gap between the Packers and 49ers (9:00), and upcoming decisions on pending free agents (17:52).
#516 Packers Unscripted: Super matchup
Jan 23, 2020
Mike and Wes preview the upcoming Super Bowl between the 49ers and Chiefs, discussing San Francisco's run game against Kansas City's defense (3:21), the top tight ends in the league in Travis Kelce and George Kittle (8:21), and the coaching storylines involving Andy Reid and Kyle Shanahan (14:06).
#515 Packers Unscripted: Wrap-up remarks
Jan 22, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss Head Coach Matt LaFleur's season-ending press conference, including his thoughts on the team's opportunities to improve (4:19), the evolution of the offense (7:01), his self-reflections (9:10), and the potential new obstacles the Packers may encounter that they didn't this past year (12:51).
#514 Packers Unscripted: Deserved honors
Jan 21, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss the three Packers selected to the Pro Bowl as replacements, including WR Davante Adams and the place he's earned in team history (1:59). They also review locker clean-out day (8:14) and discuss several pending free agents (13:17).
#513 Packers Unscripted: Abrupt ending
Jan 20, 2020
Mike and Wes recap the Packers' loss in the NFC title game, beginning with the inability to stop the run on defense and the turnovers on offense (2:33). They also discuss QB Aaron Rodgers' forward-thinking comments after the game (9:09) and the closeness of Green Bay's locker room throughout the season (11:42).
#512 Packers Unscripted: There for the taking
Jan 17, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' keys to victory against the 49ers, starting with WR Davante Adams (1:35), the defensive effort needed against TE George Kittle and San Francisco's run game (3:33), and the value of turnovers and red-zone play (5:47) as well as the fourth quarter (8:19). They also pick one thing that has to happen for Green Bay to win (12:01) and give their thoughts on the AFC Championship Game as well (17:21).
#510 Packers Unscripted: Down the stretch
Jan 15, 2020
Mike and Wes take a closer look at how the 49ers finished their season after playing the Packers the first time (:49) and how both teams have played a lot of close games (4:41) and shown resiliency all season long (8:28). They also discuss the selection of Bobby Dillon to the Pro Football Hall of Fame (15:35) and how the Centennial class process played out (20:13).
#509 Packers Unscripted: Handling the past
Jan 14, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss the comments regarding the Week 12 Packers-49ers result from both head coaches, Matt LaFleur (1:12) and Kyle Shanahan (5:25). They also look at how Green Bay has improved since that first meeting (8:55) and they review the officiating issues from the win over the Seahawks (11:49).
#508 Packers Unscripted: Surviving Seattle
Jan 13, 2020
Mike and Wes review the Packers' dramatic playoff win, beginning with the play of QBs Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson (:54), the record-setting performance by WR Davante Adams (7:40), the tale of two halves for Green Bay's defense (11:18), and the outstanding work by fill-in RT Jared Veldheer (15:50). They also recap the other playoff games from divisional weekend (20:05).
#507 Packers Unscripted: Special opportunity
Jan 10, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss the perspective of the Packers' veterans who are back in the postseason (1:01), particularly how QB Aaron Rodgers views it (3:51). The also discuss Mike McCarthy's hiring by the Dallas Cowboys (8:33), list their keys to victory on both sides of the ball for Green Bay against Seattle (13:17), and preview the other three playoff games this weekend (20:48).
#506 Packers Unscripted: Young and hungry
Jan 09, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss how veterans like QB Aaron Rodgers (4:17) and WR Davante Adams (7:40) have wisdom to impart to the young players who haven't been in the postseason before. They also discuss the work of the Packers' secondary (10:24) and how the unit has benefited from steady pressure up front (17:18).
#504 Packers Unscripted: Matchup musings
Jan 07, 2020
Mike and Wes explore various Packers-Seahawks matchups on tap, including Mike Pettine vs. Russell Wilson (6:36), DK Metcalf vs. Jaire Alexander and Kevin King (8:13), Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright vs. Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams (11:15), Jadeveon Clowney vs. Bryan Bulaga (14:01), and Seattle's offensive line vs. Kenny Clark and Za'Darius Smith (16:51).
#503 Packers Unscripted: Wild weekend
Jan 06, 2020
Mike and Wes recap the four wild-card playoff games, including how the Vikings upset the Saints (2:59) and the controversy over the final play (7:26), and how the Seahawks earned their trip to Lambeau Field (14:21) and the impact of DE Jadeveon Clowney (17:30).
#502 Packers Unscripted: Due recognition
Jan 03, 2020
Mike and Wes discuss LT David Bakhtiari's fourth straight All-Pro selection and former S LeRoy Butler advancing to the finalist stage for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. They also preview both AFC Wild Card games this weekend (10:46) as well as both NFC contests (14:58).
#500 Packers Unscripted: Special show
Dec 31, 2019
On podcast No. 500, Mike and Wes revisit how the offensive line got through the game in Detroit (:54) and how the defense came on strong at the end of the regular season (9:06). They also discuss what may lie ahead in postseason officiating (20:35).
#499 Packers Unscripted: Finding another way
Dec 30, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the pieces to the comeback in Detroit, including K Mason Crosby (2:33), the 95-yard TD drive in the third quarter (4:16), the key play on the final drive (6:22), and the subs stepping in on the offensive line (13:50). They also recap the NFC playoff picture (15:30) and the final moments of the San Francisco-Seattle showdown (19:44).
#498 Packers Unscripted: Wrap it up
Dec 27, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss various keys to victory vs. the Lions (1:10), individual milestones that could be reached as the regular season wraps up (10:17), the role the team's chemistry has played (14:24), and other Week 17 games impacting the playoff picture (18:05).
#497 Packers Unscripted: Difficulties in Detroit
Dec 26, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the tough turn the Lions' season has taken at quarterback (5:46) and on defense (7:00). They also look at how the Packers avoid any kind of letdown (9:09), where the playoff picture stands (12:05) and the latest on Green Bay's injuries (17:33).
#496 Packers Unscripted: Statement game
Dec 24, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss how the Packers took down the Vikings to win the NFC North, highlighting the play of LB Za'Darius Smith (5:55) and the way the Packers controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball (9:14). They also recap where the NFC playoff picture stands (13:51) and look at the impact GM Brian Gutekunst had on the roster (14:37).
#495 Packers Unscripted: Stakes and statements
Dec 20, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' keys to victory against the Vikings, which include stopping the run (:54), taking the crowd out (4:01) and winning the turnover battle (5:48). They also discuss the stakes involved (8:31) and the type of statement the Packers could make with a victory (12:41).
#494 Packers Unscripted: Matchup mania
Dec 19, 2019
Mike and Wes review a handful of key matchups in the upcoming Packers-Vikings showdown, starting with Kenny Clark vs. Garrett Bradbury (:56), Stefon Diggs vs. the Packers CBs (2:13), Danielle Hunter and Everson Griffen vs. Bryan Bulaga and David Bakhtiari (5:23), Aaron Jones vs. Eric Kendricks (10:02), Davante Adams vs. the Vikings DBs (12:52), Aaron Rodgers vs. Mike Zimmer (15:20), and Tyler Ervin vs. the Vikings special teams (19:26).
#492 Packers Unscripted: Possible prominence
Dec 17, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' goal of earning home games in the playoffs and how they can do so (1:18). They also discuss two role players in WR Jake Kumerow (6:33) and rookie LB Rashan Gary (10:19) who could become larger factors down the stretch.
#491 Packers Unscripted: Playoff bound
Dec 16, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers clinching a postseason berth and where they stand (3:20), how the team has gotten to 11-3 (8:07), the key stat of the season (13:52), and the stars of the victory over the Bears, including RB Aaron Jones and WR Davante Adams on offense (16:13) and DL Kenny Clark and Dean Lowry on defense (19:29).
#490 Packers Unscripted: Difference-makers
Dec 13, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss how the Packers need to handle Bears QB Mitch Trubisky (6:03) and RB David Montgomery (7:25). They also make their picks for complementary Green Bay players to emerge (12:13), and look at the other key action in Week 15 (17:17).
#489 Packers Unscripted: Ultimate rivalry, ultimate opportunity
Dec 12, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the consistency factor with this Packers team (1:00), what lies ahead with three straight division games (10:15), the play of the safety duo of Adrian Amos and Darnell Savage (10:15), and some of their personal memories of the Packers-Bears rivalry (19:46).
#485 Packers Unscripted: Wrapping up the week
Dec 06, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' keys to victory against the Redskins, beginning with stopping the run (:44), running the ball themselves (8:27), and improving on third down (11:44). They also recap Thursday night's Cowboys-Bears result (14:33), look at other key NFC games in Week 14 (17:27), and discuss LeRoy Butler's Hall of Fame candidacy (21:52).
#484 Packers Unscripted: Culture and chemistry
Dec 05, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss what has formed the Packers' identity in 2019 (1:06), the culture created by the team's leadership (5:42), and how Head Coach Matt LaFleur's personal accountability has set an example for the entire locker room (12:35).
#483 Packers Unscripted: Challenge ahead
Dec 04, 2019
Mike and Wes take a closer look at Washington, including the RB tandem of Derrius Guice and Adrian Peterson (1:45) and a defense that has fueled a two-game winning streak (6:30). They also discuss the opportunity in front of the Packers with two straight December home games (11:24) and what new return man Tyler Ervin could bring to special teams (14:41).
#481 Packers Unscripted: Snowy success
Dec 02, 2019
Mike and Wes review the bad-weather victory over the Giants, including the clutch plays by QB Aaron Rodgers (2:08), the defense's three INTs (6:02), the performances of WR Allen Lazard (10:07) and TE Marcedes Lewis (14:11), and the difficult story surrounding K Mason Crosby (17:42).
#476 Packers Unscripted: Coaching connection
Nov 21, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the longtime relationship between Matt LaFleur and Kyle Shanahan (1:01) as well as the other coaching connections between the Packers' and 49ers' staffs (4:01). They also examine the Packers' offense and the question of who might emerge in this matchup (9:55).
#474 Packers Unscripted: Bye-week boost
Nov 19, 2019
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' areas of improvement coming out of the bye, specifically limiting penalties on offense (3:09) and big plays on defense (8:28). They also take a closer look at the play of DT Kenny Clark (15:07) and the team's 2019 sportsmanship award nominee, CB Tramon Williams (20:25).
#473 Packers Unscripted: Back from the bye
Nov 18, 2019
Mike and Wes return from the weekend off to discuss the other happenings around the NFC, including the comeback victories by the 49ers (1:13) and Vikings (6:15). They also share thoughts on the Thursday night Browns-Steelers incident (14:34) and review the "Salute to Service" story on former Packers G Daryn Colledge (19:42).
#472 Packers Unscripted: Tight at the top
Nov 12, 2019
In their last show before taking a bye-week break, Mike and Wes discuss the Packers coaching staff's task during the week off (1:20), the tight bunch of teams atop the NFC following the Monday night result (5:42), and their biggest surprise for Green Bay so far through 10 games (15:48).