Mike and Wes review the offensive coaching staff that is taking shape for Matt LaFleur and the Packers.
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).
Mike and Wes discuss the next-level chemistry WR Davante Adams currently has with QB Aaron Rodgers (:38), the evolution of RB Tyler Ervin's role on the team (11:11), and how the defense worked to shore up the big-play issue (19:13).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
Mike and Wes discuss how different the Seahawks are from the team the Packers have seen in recent years (3:08), how both teams have done what it takes to win (8:31), and the potential impact of Seattle RB Marshawn Lynch (15:11).
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).
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).
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).
Mike and Wes discuss several Packers who will be key to the team's playoff fortunes on both offense (1:02) and defense (16:44).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
Mike and Wes take a closer look at the Vikings, from the play of QB Kirk Cousins (3:54), to his offensive weapons (7:05), to pass-rushing standout Danielle Hunter (13:19). They also review the Pro Bowl announcements (17:47).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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).
Jan 18, 2020
Joins FB Danny Vitale as questionable to play Sunday against San Francisco 49ers
Proper perspective has proven productive
Most great recipes have more than two or three ingredients
Fans can sign up for Packers Pass for a chance to win autographed Packers prizes
Jan 17, 2020
Three of four head coaches are new to this stage
An illustrated look at the Packers' NFC Championship matchup against the San Francisco 49ers
Atrium will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday; will open for regular business hours on Monday, Jan. 20
Parents of Packers running back don't miss any of their son's games
They aren't thinking about the past
Jan 16, 2020
Film review after San Francisco loss proved to be another turning point
Key comments from the Packers' coordinators
Matt LaFleur finding ways to use newest Packers running back's skill set on offense