Green Bay Packers Audio & Podcasts
#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).
#672 Packers Unscripted: Trip to Tampa
Sep 22, 2022
Mike and Wes preview the matchup against the Buccaneers (:20), including the Packers' keys to victory on offense (3:15) and defense (8:15). They also take a look at other games around the NFL in Week 3 (16:25).
#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).
#641 Packers Unscripted: Significant step
Jan 04, 2022
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' latest victory, including the greatness on display between QB Aaron Rodgers and WR Davante Adams (:33), as well as Adams' All-Pro status (7:02). They also review the defensive performance vs. the Vikings (8:28), the change at return man (12:46), clinching the No. 1 seed (16:06), and the rest of the NFC playoff picture (21:32).
#639 Packers Unscripted: Historic greatness
Dec 28, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss Aaron Rodgers setting the franchise's all-time record for passing touchdowns (:28), plus the historic accomplishments of Davante Adams alongside him (2:44). They also recap the tight victory over the Browns (6:48), including the key little moments (12:29) and the offense's struggles to close out the game (15:40), and they finish with a look at the NFC playoff picture (20:21).
#637 Packers Unscripted: Division clincher
Dec 21, 2021
Mike and Wes review how the Packers wrapped up their third straight NFC North title in Baltimore (:17), including a discussion of the Ravens' aggressiveness (3:37), Green Bay's offensive performance (8:15), and the defense's late-game struggles (17:48). They also look ahead to QB Aaron Rodgers going for the franchise record for passing TDs (23:13) and the playoff picture in the NFC (25:17).
#636 Packers Unscripted: Battle in Baltimore
Dec 16, 2021
Mike and Wes take a closer look at the Ravens (:38), including the challenges presented by QB Lamar Jackson and TE Mark Andrews (6:05) and the importance of special teams in the matchup (9:18). They also discuss the Packers' keys to victory (12:51) and other notable games in the playoff picture in Week 15 (17:02).
#635 Packers Unscripted: Wild win
Dec 14, 2021
Mike and Wes recap the Packers' victory over the Bears, beginning with the offensive (1:02) and defensive (5:18) performances. The also discuss other players emerging on offense (13:52), the injury situation (17:50) and the struggles on special teams (19:33), before concluding with a look at the NFC playoff picture (23:42).
#634 Packers Unscripted: Model of excellence
Dec 09, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss RB Aaron Jones' nomination for multiple honors, including the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award (:19), before reviewing the injury situations for both the Packers and Bears (9:14), Green Bay's keys to victory (14:18), and other notable games this week around the NFL (19:50).
#633 Packers Unscripted: Back from the bye
Dec 07, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss the implications of the Lions' win over the Vikings in Week 13 (1:50), the potential for key players to return from injury (8:05), the NFC playoff hunt (10:40), and the offensive outlook for Green Bay's next opponent, the Chicago Bears (14:58).
#632 Packers Unscripted: Bring on the bye
Nov 30, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss the job the Packers' coaches have done to get the team to 9-3 at the bye week, starting with Matt LaFleur (:39) and continuing with offensive line coach Adam Stenavich (5:42) and defensive coordinator Joe Barry (10:07). They also look at the team's health picture (16:47) and where things stand in the division and conference races (18:46).
#631 Packers Unscripted: Playoff rematch
Nov 25, 2021
In this Thanksgiving edition, Mike and Wes discuss the Rams' season so far, beginning with QB Matthew Stafford and their offense (:39) and continuing with the challenges their defense poses (5:42). They also look at keys to victory against LA (12:05) and other key games over the weekend (14:34).
#630 Packers Unscripted: Tough to take
Nov 23, 2021
Mike and Wes review the tough loss to the Vikings, including the missed opportunities on defense (:29), the offense's impressive showing (3:07), the season-ending injury to Elgton Jenkins (7:00), and the big picture in the NFC North and the conference (13:11).
#629 Packers Unscripted: Matchup in Minnesota
Nov 18, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss the Vikings' season and their weapons on offense (:31), the challenge Mike Zimmer's defense brings against the Packers (6:07), Green Bay's keys to victory (11:25), and other games around the league in Week 11 (15:23).
#627 Packers Unscripted: Home cooking
Nov 11, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss Seattle's pending visit, including the return of QB Russell Wilson (:21), the WR tandem of DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett (4:57), the activation of David Bakhtiari and what it means for the Packers' offensive line (8:27), and the keys to victory against the Seahawks (14:22). They also look at other games around the NFC North and the conference (19:07).
#626 Packers Unscripted: One that got away
Nov 09, 2021
Mike and Wes review the loss to the Chiefs, starting with the defense's strong performance (:18), the offense's struggles vs. pressure (2:53) and the problems on special teams (5:57). They also take a big-picture look at Green Bay's defense (7:28), the QB situations for both the Seahawks and Packers this week (13:26), and where things stand in the NFC North and NFC as a whole (16:30).
#625 Packers Unscripted: The latest challenge
Nov 04, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss QB Aaron Rodgers' absence and Jordan Love's upcoming first start in Kansas City (:19), the ups and downs for the Chiefs so far (4:02), LB De'Vondre Campbell winning the NFC Defensive Player of the Month award (11:32), the keys to victory at Arrowhead (15:52) and the other games around the NFC North in Week 9 (20:01).
#624 Packers Unscripted: Always something new
Nov 02, 2021
Mike and Wes recap the last-second win at Arizona (:19) and the job by Matt LaFleur to prepare the team in difficult circumstances (4:05). They also look at the tough road ahead prior to the full bye week (8:03), the current health of the team (11:30), other key results around the league in Week 8 (17:42), and the final defensive call vs. the Cardinals (22:15).
#623 Packers Unscripted: Short week, tall order
Oct 27, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss how the Packers' offense might adjust against the Cardinals without WRs Davante Adams or Allen Lazard (:35), what it means for Jerry Gray to step in as defensive play-caller (5:56), and where the biggest challenges lie defending Arizona (8:17). They also talk about the wild games the Packers have played in that stadium in the past (11:36) and the keys to victory for Green Bay (19:47).
#622 Packers Unscripted: Six straight
Oct 25, 2021
Mike and Wes review the Packers' victory over Washington, looking at the performances of the defense (:31), offense (9:53), and special teams (13:04). They also discuss the latest COVID news involving Joe Barry and Davante Adams (15:46), and look ahead to the challenge of Cardinals QB Kyler Murray (20:12).
#621 Packers Unscripted: Washington week
Oct 21, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss the Washington Football Team, starting with its defense (:19) and continuing with QB Taylor Heinicke (6:18). They also ponder the Packers' keys to victory (11:19), the debut of the 1950s historic uniforms, and other matchups around the NFC North and league (18:15).
#620 Packers Unscripted: Five in a row
Oct 19, 2021
Mike and Wes recap the Packers' victory over the Bears, including the production from the 1-2 RB tandem (:18); the performance of the offensive line, particularly by substitute C Lucas Patrick (3:44); the key sequence for the defense (7:10); P Corey Bojorquez's 82-yard blast (14:07); and where things stand in the division and NFC as a whole (17:12).
#619 Packers Unscripted: Chicago coming up
Oct 14, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss how the Bears look early this season on defense (:18) and offense (5:19), the injury situation on the Packers' offensive line (9:58), Green Bay's keys to victory at Chicago (15:21), and other noteworthy games around the NFL this week (20:58).
#618 Packers Unscripted: Wild and wacky, but a win
Oct 12, 2021
Mike and Wes review the crazy finish to the victory over the Bengals (:19) and all the drama surrounding K Mason Crosby (4:30). They also look at the key plays made in crunch time (6:45) and the defense's performance in the face of injuries (14:55).
#616 Packers Unscripted: Commanding win
Oct 05, 2021
Mike and Wes discuss the Packers' victory over the Steelers, starting with the offensive performances of WR Randall Cobb (:37) and RB AJ Dillon (3:53). They also discuss the defensive outing (8:37) and the latest injury news (12:20), plus a look at special teams with P Corey Bojorquez (16:44) and the nullified blocked field goal (20:34).