Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for November 7, 2013

Mike Ehrmann

Will the Packers have a full complement of linebackers on Sunday, and will that help offset the loss of their star quarterback? We take a look in today's link dump.

As the Green Bay Packers prepare to move forward without Aaron Rodgers, it looks promising that they will be getting their biggest star back on the other side of the ball. The potential return of Clay Matthews (and his partner in crime Nick Perry) will be a big factor in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Beyond those storylines, there are a few other interesting tidbits around Packers media today, including a bit on the newest former Badger to don the green and gold. Start clicking!

Mike McCarthy will craft a game plan for Seneca Wallace - JSOnline
This just in from the "obvious headlines" department...let's assume Matt Flynn's game against the Patriots is the ceiling this week. Is that kind of performance enough to beat the Eagles on Sunday? You bet your ass it is.

Clay Matthews and Nick Perry may return Sunday - JSOnline
The Packers' starting outside linebackers were both limited in practice on Wednesday but expect to practice fully on Thursday. I think that if both of them play, Green Bay wins on Sunday.

Fast-paced Eagles offense will be tough test for defense | Packersnews
See above. If the Packers can get in Nick Foles' face early and often, that should be the saving grace for the secondary against the Eagles' wideouts.

McCarthy: 'I trust Joe Philbin with my children' | Packersnews
In case you had any doubt that Mac is still loyal to his former offensive coordinator.

Tolzien: 'You live for a moment like this' - ESPN Wisconsin
I might need to pick up a #16 Packers jersey to go with the #16 Wisconsin one.

Point of Veau: Three Personnel Changes the Packers Should Make | Cheesehead TV
I disagree with exactly nothing that Brian has suggested here.

NFL Watchability Index, Week 10: 49ers-Panthers headlines a solid week of games -
Philly-Green Bay gets a 2 out of 5. They have Detroit-Chicago and Carolina-San Francisco at 5's, though, so who knows.

Breaking Madden: One team, 46 guys named Johnson -
The problem here is that there aren't enough Johnsons in the trenches to field a competitive team. There are plenty of receivers, running backs, corners, and the like, but not enough linemen.

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