Audio: Packers Unscripted
#488 Packers Unscripted: Familiar foe
Mike and Wes discuss the Bears' offense (2:01) and defense (11:33) heading into Sunday's matchup, and they discuss what's different about both teams since the Week 1 meeting (16:28).
#520 Packers Unscripted: Burning questions at the combine
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
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).
#517 Packers Unscripted: That's it, that's all (for now)
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
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
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).
#513 Packers Unscripted: Abrupt ending
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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).
#499 Packers Unscripted: Finding another way
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
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
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
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).