Green Bay Packers Audio & Podcasts
#699 Packers Unscripted: That's a wrap
Jan 12, 2023
Mike and Wes review their biggest memories of the 2022 season (:18), select their favorite plays and moments (6:29), and choose team MVPs in all three phases (9:12, 11:32, 15:17). They also look ahead to wild-card weekend (24:30).
#698 Packers Unscripted: Frustrating finality
Jan 10, 2023
Mike and Wes review the season-ending loss to the Lions, discussing the opportunity squandered (3:03), the offensive struggles and lost turnover battle (5:14), Detroit's toughness in the trenches (10:45), and takeaways from the final open locker room and Matt LaFleur news conference (15:51).
#697 Packers Unscripted: Big week
Jan 05, 2023
Mike and Wes begin by reflecting on the Damar Hamlin situation (:40) before recapping the win over the Vikings and highlighting the Packers' complementary football (5:21) and how defensively the pass rush and coverage worked in concert (10:56). They also look at the wild swings to Green Bay's season (15:28), the playoff scenarios as they relate to the Detroit game (24:04), and how the Lions have turned their season around (24:04).
#696 Packers Unscripted: Fight to the finish
Dec 29, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the game against the Vikings, looking first at Minnesota's season (:17) and offense (6:20). Then they provide a Packers injury update following Wednesday's practice (11:35), examine the Vikings' defense plus the Packers' offensive improvements (12:28), and suggest some keys to victory (18:30). Finally, they glance at other games that matter to Green Bay's playoff chances (21:00).
#695 Packers Unscripted: Chances climbing
Dec 27, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' victory over the Dolphins (:33), including the defense's second-half performance and DL Jarran Reed's key takeaway (1:52), and how this game reflected the season as a whole (8:50). They also provide an injury update (14:50) and review Green Bay's playoff scenarios heading into Week 17 (18:04).
#694 Packers Unscripted: Christmas challenge
Dec 22, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the matchup with the Dolphins (:15), looking at their explosive offense (2:48) but statistically sub-par defense (7:59). They also discuss the Packers' keys to victory on both sides of the ball (11:47, 15:36) and look at the other key Week 16 contests around the league (21:35).
#693 Packers Unscripted: Staying alive
Dec 21, 2022
Mike and Wes recap the victory over the Rams (:36), Keisean Nixon's impact on the game (3:58) and a strong second-half start that won the game (7:20). They also take a look at the performance of the draft class (11:45) and review a wild Week 15 in the NFL (16:16).
#692 Packers Unscripted: Ready for the Rams
Dec 15, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' health coming out of the bye week (:24) and a different Rams team from the one Green Bay has seen in recent years (4:25). They also point out keys to victory on defense (8:45) and offense (13:47) and take a look at other Week 15 matchups in the NFL (18:11).
#691 Packers Unscripted: Back from the bye
Dec 13, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers returning from their bye week (:18), preparing to face Baker Mayfield as the Rams' new QB (2:09), and getting closer to full strength (8:04). They also recognize RB Aaron Jones for two significant off-the-field awards (11:13) and recap Week 14 around the NFL (16:01).
#690 Packers Unscripted: Beating the Bears
Dec 06, 2022
Mike and Wes recap the victory over the Bears (:37), beginning with Dean Lowry's key plays (3:50) and the reward of playing complementary football (5:18). They also dive into Christian Watson's jet-sweep touchdown (13:03) before discussing other Week 13 games (16:00) and key storylines coming up in Week 14 (19:32).
#689 Packers Unscripted: Bracing for the Bears
Dec 01, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the game in Chicago, beginning with the historical implications (:25) and the quarterback situations for both teams (1:52). They also examine the Bears' running game (3:20) and struggling defense (8:11), as well as the Packers' keys to victory (12:46) and other key games around the NFL in Week 13 (19:47).
#688 Packers Unscripted: Problems in Philly
Nov 29, 2022
Mike and Wes review the loss to the Eagles, beginning with the defensive struggles and missed tackles (:18) and the inability to bounce back from costly mistakes (8:00). They also discuss QB Aaron Rodgers' injury and Jordan Love's relief appearance (9:53) before taking a look around the NFL in Week 12 (18:08) and the changed narratives in some of the league's divisions (25:38).
#687 Packers Unscripted: Holiday helpings
Nov 22, 2022
Mike and Wes review the loss to the Titans (:35), including Green Bay's lack of complementary football and Tennessee's capitalizing on explosive plays (8:21). They also look ahead to the Eagles, who feature QB Jalen Hurts on offense (12:59), a dangerous defense (16:52), and consistent positives in the turnover margin (21:23). An entertaining slate of Thanksgiving games is also previewed (24:00).
#686 Packers Unscripted: Back in the win column
Nov 15, 2022
Mike and Wes review the victory over the Cowboys, focusing on the key plays at key moments (2:41), the commitment to the running game (8:45) and the third-down defense (12:35). They also look at the upcoming matchup with the Titans, beginning with the challenge of RB Derrick Henry (17:29) and how to attack Tennessee's defense (22:21). They conclude with a brief look at the wild Minnesota-Buffalo game (24:49) and the honor being bestowed on Hall of Famer LeRoy Butler (29:15).
#685 Packers Unscripted: Here come the Cowboys
Nov 10, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the matchup with Dallas, looking at the Cowboys' defense (:18) and offense (7:28) before discussing the Packers' keys to victory (10:25), penalty issues (12:39) and injury situation (15:26). They also take a look around the NFL in Week 10 (22:06).
#684 Packers Unscripted: Defeat in Detroit
Nov 08, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' loss to the Lions, beginning with missed opportunities (:18) and self-inflicted mistakes at critical times during the game (5:59). They also give an injury update (12:10) and dive into other Week 9 games around the NFL (19:11).
#683 Packers Unscripted: Diving into Detroit
Nov 03, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the upcoming game vs. the Lions, beginning with a look at Detroit's offensive success at home (:18), the recent trade of TE T.J. Hockenson (3:26), and the Lions' defensive struggles (7:03). They also examine the Packers' injury situation at receiver (11:47), the keys to victory (13:39), and other key games around the NFL in Week 9 (20:50).
#682 Packers Unscripted: Breakdowns in Buffalo
Nov 01, 2022
Mike and Wes recap the loss to the Bills, which featured the Packers trying to climb out of an early hole (2:57), putting together an effective ground game (4:51), but also dealing with injuries and more playing time for young receivers (6:02). They also look at whether Green Bay's defense is turning a corner with turnovers (13:39), and how the NFC is shaping up through eight weeks (19:25).
#681 Packers Unscripted: Business in Buffalo
Oct 27, 2022
Mike and Wes preview Sunday night's clash vs. the Bills, beginning with a look at QB Josh Allen (:15), his receivers (5:06), and Buffalo's top-ranked defense (9:12). They discuss the Packers' keys to victory on defense (12:58) and offense (16:28) and look around at the rest of the NFL and NFC North in Week 8 (20:59).
#680 Packers Unscripted: Washington woes
Oct 25, 2022
Mike and Wes recap the Packers' loss to the Commanders, starting with the defensive effort against QB Taylor Heineke (:15). They also dive into the Packers' offense (10:21) and give an injury update, specifically at wide receiver and on the offensive line (16:30). Finally, they take a look around the NFL on where teams stand after Week 7.
#679 Packers Unscripted: Work in Washington
Oct 20, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the upcoming matchup with the Commanders, beginning with their defensive front (:21), their offense with Taylor Heinicke taking over at QB (4:59), and whether CB Jaire Alexander will match up against WR Terry McLaurin (10:39). They also talk about the team's mental approach (13:51) and other Week 7 games around the NFL (17:25).
#678 Packers Unscripted: Challenging times
Oct 18, 2022
Mike and Wes review the Packers' loss to the Jets on offense (:17), defense (2:38) and special teams (5:33), and they discuss other takeaways from the defeat (8:07). They also examine where the Packers currently stand in the NFC (15:35), the need pointed out by Head Coach Matt LaFleur for an urgency to improve (19:08), and other important Week 6 results in the NFL (22:30).
#677 Packers Unscripted: New York state of mind
Oct 13, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the game against the Jets, looking first at their offense and RB Breece Hall (:18) as well as their disruptive pass rush (4:00) and how they've gotten to 3-2 (6:48). They also discuss the keys to victory on defense (8:42), offense (10:45) and other areas (14:27), plus they examine other Week 6 matchups around the NFL (16:27).
#676 Packers Unscripted: London lamentations
Oct 11, 2022
Mike and Wes review the defeat to the Giants overseas, including how the Packers' inconsistencies caught up to them (:19), various turning points in the game (6:02), what's to be learned from the loss on both offense (11:32) and defense (17:19), and where things currently stand in the NFC North and rest of the conference (23:48).
#675 Packers Unscripted: London calling
Oct 06, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the trip to London to take on the Giants, starting with the challenge of containing RB Saquon Barkley (:19), the need to limit turnovers (6:42), and the matchup of the two best third-down defenses in the league (12:57). They also discuss what the atmosphere might be like at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (15:05) and other NFC North matchups in Week 5 (19:16).
#674 Packers Unscripted: Nothing's ever easy
Oct 04, 2022
Mike and Wes review the victory over the Patriots, including the ups and downs (:33) and impact players (7:03) on both sides of the ball, two key third-down conversions (10:23) on offense, and LB Rashan Gary's disruptiveness on defense (14:13). They also look at other Week 4 results in the NFL, including the Vikings' win in London (16:31).
#673 Packers Unscripted: Tested and triumphant
Sep 27, 2022
Mike and Wes review the victory over the Buccaneers, beginning with the fast start (:18), the defense's overall performance (3:47) and winning the battle on special teams (9:09). They also look at several impact players from the game (11:44) and the results around the NFL from Week 3 (20:20).
#671: Packers Unscripted: Righting the ship
Sep 20, 2022
Mike and Wes review the Packers' victory over the Bears, beginning with the performances by RB Aaron Jones (:18) and WR Sammy Watkins (5:31). They also look at the defensive work of edge rushers Rashan Gary and Preston Smith (9:10) the struggles against the run (12:20), and the goal-line stand, plus the strides made on special teams (18:59). Finally, they examine where Green Bay stands after two weeks (23:28).
#670 Packers Unscripted: Rebound recipe
Sep 15, 2022
Mike and Wes preview Sunday night's matchup with the Bears, beginning with an injury update on the Packers (:18) and continuing with the keys to victory on defense (1:26) and offense (6:42). They also recap the debut of Green Bay's new special teams (12:52) and discuss some interesting stats heading into the home opener (16:04) as well as other notable Week 2 matchups around the NFL (19:55).
#669 Packers Unscripted: Sluggish start
Sep 13, 2022
Mike and Wes review the opening loss at Minnesota (:18), the offense's utilization of the running backs (6:42) and a few positives takeaways (10:37). They also look at the next opponent and the Bears' win over the 49ers, plus other happenings in Week 1 around the NFL (18:51).
#668 Packers Unscripted: The time has arrived
Sep 08, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the long-awaited arrival of Week 1 (:18) and the keys to victory for the Packers beginning with the offense (5:32), specifically running backs Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon (5:32). They also look at what it'll take on defense (10:22) and special teams (15:58) to beat the Vikings, and examine other notable Week 1 games around the NFL (21:12).
#667 Packers Unscripted: Minnesota musings
Sep 06, 2022
Mike and Wes take a look at the Vikings (3:31), including the new regime and defensive additions of former Packers Za'Darius Smith and Chandon Sullivan (10:07), plus the history of Green Bay-Minnesota openers (13:02). They also discuss some of the unknowns regarding Week 1 (21:00).
#666 Packers Unscripted: Taking shape
Sep 01, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' roster decisions, beginning with the rationale behind keeping only two running backs on the 53 (:18), plus other notable storylines (6:51) and the emphasis on special teams (8:45). They also review Wednesday's practice, including two visitors who spoke to the team (14:52) and a new format to the workout (18:30).
#665 Packers Unscripted: Final stretch
Aug 23, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss Jordan Love's performance against the Saints (:19), the battle at running back (2:15), and standout moments on the defense (9:56). They also look at the safety position (12:33), the return of David Bakhtiari (16:28) and look ahead of the preseason finale in Kansas City (21:50).
#664 Packers Unscripted: Saints synopsis
Aug 18, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the standout moments from the two joint practices with the Saints (:42), including the offensive adjustments (6:24) and the performance of Sammy Watkins (11:18). They also look ahead to the preseason game vs. New Orleans and key players to watch (17:35).
#663 Packers Unscripted: Busy times
Aug 16, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the injured players coming off the PUP list (:24) and review the preseason opener at San Francisco, including the performance of the young receivers (3:08), QB Jordan Love (6:12) and the defense (12:23). They also set the stage for the joint practices with the Saints (16:05).
#662 Packers Unscripted: Getting into game action
Aug 11, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss what to watch for in the preseason opener, including the play of QB Jordan Love (:18), the offensive line (5:37), and wide receivers (9:09). They also look at the defensive side of the ball (13:10), particularly the safety position (15:26), and special teams (19:42).
#661 Packers Unscripted: Covering all bases
Aug 09, 2022
Mike and Wes review LeRoy Butler's Hall of Fame induction (:19) as well as the highlights from Family Night, including the play of WR Samori Toure (6:57) and QB Jordan Love (10:21). They also discuss the defensive standouts (13:36) and the recent play of CB Jaire Alexander (17:07).
#660 Packers Unscripted: Call from the Hall
Aug 04, 2022
After discussing QB Jordan Love's impressive practice (:18), Mike and Wes dive into former Packers safety LeRoy Butler's upcoming induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, sharing their reflections (8:24). They also review who might be the next Packers individual to get into Canton (20:53).
#659 Packers Unscripted: Early observations
Aug 02, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss their initial impressions of the offense (:18) and defense (6:20) during training camp, including two new additions on the defensive line in Jarran Reed and Devonte Wyatt (10:49). They also mention some intriguing individual storylines to follow (14:25).
#658 Packers Unscripted: First impressions
Jul 28, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' first practice of training camp, including impressive plays by WRs Juwann Winfree (4:31) and Allen Lazard (7:41), and the return of position coach Tom Clements for QB Aaron Rodgers (12:21). They also provide an injury update on LT David Bakhtiari (18:10).
#657 Packers Unscripted: Camp commences
Jul 26, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the arrival of Packers training camp (:20), including how some position groups are affected by players on the PUP list (1:46), particularly wide receiver (7:43), plus the biggest storyline on the defensive side of the ball (13:57) and a look at the changes on special teams (19:34).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Brady Poppinga
Jul 22, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers linebacker Brady Poppinga to reminisce on the coldest game he ever played in (1:16), being a "Swiss army knife" on defense through college (4:58) and playing in the "Snow globe" 2007 divisional playoff matchup against the Seahawks (8:36).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Brett Swain
Jul 22, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Brett Swain to reminisce on making friends for life (0:44), playing with Aaron Rodgers (2:23), and how he's using his past experiences to help kids focus on staying mentally healthy (8:11).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Frank Zombo
Jul 08, 2022
Wayne Larivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers linebacker Frank Zombo to highlight his three years in Green Bay starting as an undrafted free agent (0:59), which included a sack in Super Bowl XLV (6:04), and support from Hall of Fame-caliber coaches (7:26).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: C.J. Wilson
Jul 08, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers defensive lineman C.J. Wilson to reminisce on the winning atmosphere in Green Bay (1:03), his impromptu piano playing while preparing for the Super Bowl (2:32), and how he applies his NFL experience to life after football (8:37).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Evan Smith
Jul 01, 2022
Wayne Larivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Evan Smith to talk through his journey from Seattle to substitute teaching (6:13), to becoming a Super Bowl champion in the 2010 season (11:33), and eventually settling down in Green Bay (12:43).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Johnny Jolly
Jul 01, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly to talk about starting in his second year with the team (1:05), the pieces in place and the buildup to the 2010 Super Bowl team (1:51) and overcoming addiction to return to the league in 2013 (5:47).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Charlie Peprah
Jun 17, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers safety Charlie Peprah to talk about his family's ties to Ghana (:49), the 2010 Super Bowl season and the depth of the defense (3:56), and his relationship working as a scout with the late Ted Thompson (7:33).
#656 Packers Unscripted: Glancing ahead
Jun 14, 2022
Mike and Wes engage in a too-early preview of training camp, discussing what they'll watch for on the first day (:51), the biggest overall storyline (4:34), the most intriguing position competitions (11:32), individual players to watch (18:21), and a possible dark-horse story (24:09).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Matt Flynn
Jun 10, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn to reminisce on his first start against Tom Brady (1:42), setting a Packers single-game touchdown record (6:42), and returning to the team to engineer one of the biggest comebacks in franchise history (11:22).
#655 Packers Unscripted: Catching attention
Jun 09, 2022
Mike and Wes review this week's two minicamp practices, including what stood out (:17) and QB Aaron Rodgers' impressions (3:28). They also discuss Year 2 for WR Amari Rodgers (11:39), the arrival of WR Sammy Watkins (15:07), and some spring observations regarding the defense (22:44).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Tramon Williams
Jun 03, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers cornerback Tramon Williams to reflect on Charles Woodson's teachings (4:26), the postseason journey leading to Super Bowl XLV (9:05), and the important impact Williams' wife had on his 15-year NFL career (15:22).
Packers Alumni Spotlight: Mike Montgomery
May 27, 2022
Wayne Larrivee sits down with former Green Bay Packers defensive end Mike Montgomery to reflect on playing for Mike McCarthy and Mike Sherman (3:15), coming back against Seattle in blizzard conditions in '07 (5:30), and his takeaways from football that translate to everyday life (8:23).
#653 Packers Unscripted: Extra credit
May 05, 2022
After discussing the Green Bay Packers' scheduled game in London (:19), Mike and Wes dive deeper into the draft to talk about potential rookie impact (6:15), the most intriguing seventh-round picks (12:14), the looming position competitions created (18:50) and fun facts about the selections (24:06).
#652 Packers Unscripted: Details on the draft
May 03, 2022
Mike and Wes review the Green Bay Packers' 2022 draft class, beginning with the defensive selections of Quay Walker and Devonte Wyatt (:18), along with Kingsley Enagbare (7:25), plus Tariq Carpenter and Jonathan Ford (11:27). They also discuss the offensive picks, highlighted by Christian Watson (15:19), additional receivers Romeo Doubts and Samori Toure (22:23), and three linemen (27:00).
#651 Packers Unscripted: Digging into the draft
Apr 26, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the Green Bay Packers' upcoming draft by examining the extra picks they've acquired in the first two rounds (:20) and the different levels of team needs (3:47). They also discuss potential first- and second-round prospects at receiver (7:40), the defensive line and edge rusher (15:22) and offensive tackle (26:39).
#650 Packers Unscripted: Defensive details
Apr 21, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Green Bay Packers' offseason news on defense, featuring the re-signing of LB De'Vondre Campbell and his relationship with Matt LaFleur (5:16), the current look of the secondary (8:42), the addition of DL Jarran Reed (14:01), and the changes on the coaching staff (18:09). They also examine moves made on special teams (21:56).
#649 Packers Unscripted: Back in the saddle
Apr 19, 2022
Mike and Wes review all the offseason news on the offensive side of the ball for the Green Bay Packers, including the return of QB Aaron Rodgers and trade of WR Davante Adams (1:13), the signing of WR Sammy Watkins (5:07), the re-signing of TE Robert Tonyan (8:35, plus the changes on the offensive line (11:59) and coaching staff (21:48).
#648 Packers Unscripted: Picking favorites
Jan 27, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Broncos' hire of Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett as head coach (:57) before answering a series of "season in review" questions, selecting the biggest moment (5:46), favorite TD (9:46), surprise player (12:43), unsung hero (20:42) and craziest thing they saw (26:57). They conclude with a preview of the NFC and AFC title games (31:30).
#647 Packers Unscripted: Difficult ending
Jan 25, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the tough playoff loss to the 49ers (:19), Head Coach Matt LaFleur's final remarks to the media (11:45), some of the challenges and uncertainty that lay ahead (14:49), and the remarkable divisional round as a whole (20:43).
#646 Packers Unscripted: Making the difference
Jan 20, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss LB De'Vondre Campbell's first-team All-Pro selection (:29), the team's mindset heading into Saturday night (9:04), the keys to victory against the 49ers (14:33) and the other games on tap in the divisional playoffs (24:33).
#645 Packers Unscripted: Playoff preparation
Jan 18, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss San Francisco as the divisional round opponent (:19), reviewing the 49ers' wild-card win (2:05), their season as a whole (6:14) and their commitment to the ground game (13:57). They also look back at the rest of wild-card weekend (19:21).
#644 Packers Unscripted: Roster reinforcements
Jan 13, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss all the players on the mend for the Packers and their potential return for the playoffs (:19), particularly the possible changes on the offensive line (4:27) and with the pass rush (9:42). They also look at wild-card weekend, first in the NFC (9:42) and then in the AFC (18:47).
#643 Packers Unscripted: Depth dynamics
Jan 11, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the return of LT David Bakhtiari and C Josh Myers in the game against the Lions (:20) and the improved depth of the offensive line and other units heading into the playoffs (3:00). They also review the Week 18 loss at Detroit (8:58), the wild finish to the regular season in the AFC (15:13) and the playoff picture in the NFC (20:14).
#642 Packers Unscripted: Overdue recognition
Jan 06, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the historical achievement of Head Coach Matt LaFleur (:29) and analyze the Coach of the Year candidates (4:57). They also look at the Packers' plan for the game in Detroit (12:32), QB Aaron Rodgers' MVP prospects (16:17), and what's left to be decided in the playoff picture in Week 18 (21:44).