Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for October 14, 2013

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

In today's curds, we take a spin through the early reactions to the Packers' 19-17 win.

The Green Bay Packers defeated the Baltimore Ravens 19-17 on Sunday, but the victory came at a price. Two starting wide receivers, Randall Cobb and James Jones, went down due to different knee injuries at different points in the game. We'll keep you posted as best we can on the two of them, and we should know more when Mike McCarthy talks to us this afternoon. Until then, here is what the media thought of the Packers' win.

Packers enforce renewed macho persona on Ravens - JSOnline
THE NARRATIVE FITS!

Packers' Eddie Lacy not afraid to throw his weight around - JSOnline
Nobody's calling Lacy fat now!

Packers special teams nearly live up to name vs. Ravens - JSOnline
Oh John Kuhn. Even if you weren't sure if it was getting back to the line of scrimmage, don't touch the damn ball!

Notebook: Hawk shines with Matthews, Jones sidelined | Packersnews
Hawk had three sacks yesterday. The only time he had more than three sacks in an entire season was in 2006, when he had 3.5. You can count on him getting a game ball this week.

Defense may have to carry Packers - Green Bay Packers Blog - ESPN
The goal-line stand was incredible. Last year, I see virtually no way they hold the line there.

Two big drives for offense to finish - Green Bay Packers Blog - ESPN
Once again, because they held a lead the entire game, the Skip Baylesses of the world will ignore the fact that Aaron Rodgers and company led two game-clinching drives in the fourth quarter.

Rodgers takes exception with Elam's hit on Cobb - ESPN Wisconsin
We're all breathing a little easier today with the reports that Randall Cobb's injury isn't as serious as it looked. Still, it was an ugly hit and I agree that it's partially a result of the league's crackdown on hits to defenseless receivers.

NFL Debrief: Tom Brady, Sean Payton, unicorns & Chip Kelly - SBNation.com
Here's SBNation's recap of the sixth NFL Sunday of the season.

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