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Vikings' 2014 Success Depends on Improved QB Play

After previewing the Chicago Bears over the weekend, we turn our eyes west to Minnesota to try to project the 2014 edition of the Minnesota Vikings - which we find will likely rely heavily on...

Best of the Rest: on Cutler, Suh, and the Vikings

Jay Cutler started camp off in a Jay Cutler way, Jerrick McKinnon is really fast, and Detroit has two punters - in this week's BOTR.

Bears Preview: QB Regression and Old Guys on D

APC looks at the Bears' offseason and tries to project Jay Cutler's play in 2014 to see if they have made enough improvements to surpass the Packers as the best team in the NFC North.

Best of the Rest: More Drama in Minnesota


Adrian Peterson, Chris Kluwe and Marc Trestman are the dramatis personae in this week's Best of the Rest.

The Week that Was in the NFC North


We break down and discuss a variety of articles relating to the Packers' divisional rivals from the past week.

Black and Blue News: NFC North QBs, Vikes' Stadium


To wind down a slow weekend of football news, we find out what's going on with the Packers' division rivals by looking at the other SB Nation blogs.

Bears Add Veteran Safety Adrian Wilson


The Bears' safeties were not good in 2013, and they're adding yet another low-risk veteran in the hopes that someone emerges from the position group to be productive on their defense this season.

Acme Podcasting Company: Evaluating the NFC North

On the latest edition of the Acme Podcasting Company, Josh Van Dyke and Jason Hirschhorn give their opinions on the free agent signings around the NFC North and discuss where they think the Packers...

Bears Re-Sign Cutler to 7-Year Deal


The Bears locked up their QB for the foreseeable future on Thursday.

Packers to Face 49ers in Wild-Card Round

The Packers face a familiar foe in next week's wild-card round.


Bears and Packers Will Play For NFC North Title


Somehow, despite a Packers loss to the Steelers, a win next week still earns Green Bay an NFC North title.

What Week 16 Means for the Packers' Playoff Hopes


The Packers' chances of making the playoffs are in serious but stable condition as the penultimate week of the NFL season nears.

The Packers Control Their Own Playoff Destiny


After the Ravens upset the Lions on Monday Night Football, the left-for-dead Packers find themselves in control of their playoff fate.

Packers Playoff Picture: Cheer for the Ravens


After Green Bay's win in Texas on Sunday, the Packers still need some help to make their way into the postseason.

Packers' Plan to Win NFC North Is 1/4 Complete


A week after the Packers' road to the playoffs became crystal clear, things went as well as could be hoped for on Sunday.

The Path to the Playoffs is Both Clear & Difficult


After the events of week 11, the Packers' roadmap to the playoffs is effectively set in stone. It's also a rather difficult path.

Why 10 Wins Will Get the Packers to the Playoffs


As we look to the second half of the season, we can't say what the Packers' final record will be. We can, however, be confident that they would make the playoffs if they can finish at 10-6.

Packers Take Over First Place in NFC North


With their 31-17 victory over the Browns, the Packers have taken a half game lead in the NFC North.

NFC North Division Recap, Week 4


There's a new leader in the Black and Blue division, and it's a team that hasn't been overly competitive in recent years.

NFC North Recap: Bears Take Early Division Lead


It's only week two, but the Chicago Bears have an early lead after a come-from-behind win against a division rival.

Projecting the NFC North: Matthew Stafford


Welcome to another edition of APC’s Projecting the NFC North. We take a look at key players on the Packers’ divisional rivals and project how they’ll fare in 2013. Today we cover the division's...

Projecting the NFC North: Jay Cutler


Today we dissect the most polarizing quarterback in the division, Jay Cutler, and try to project his statistical output in 2013 under a new coaching staff.

Projecting the NFC North: Calvin Johnson


In another edition of APC’s Projecting the NFC North, we dissect the most prolific single-season receiver in NFL History, Calvin Johns

Projecting the NFC North: Brandon Marshall


APC’s latest serial feature takes a look at key players on the Packers’ divisional rivals and projects how they’ll fare in 2013. Today we dissect the NFC’s second-most prolific receiver in 2012,...

Projecting the NFC North: Adrian Peterson


APC’s latest serial feature, takes a look at key players on the Packers’ divisional rivals and projects how they’ll fare in 2013. Today, we dissect the reigning league most valuable player, Adrian...

Former Bear Idonije Signs with Detroit


The Packers' "other" divisional rival added a veteran piece to their young, talented defensive line this week.

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