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On Quarless, Long Plays Allowed, Quarterbacks, and the 1983-84 Season

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Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers - NFC North Blog - ESPN. Kevin Seifert (via Peter King) reminds us of the 21 yard completion to TE Andrew Quarless, when the pass protection was so good that Aaron Rodgers sat back in the pocket forever while Quarless finished his chip block on DE Jared Allen, and then released down field.

WAUK-AM - 10/24/11 The defense rests, for now. The defense is giving up a lot of long plays. That's not really something I've come to expect from Dom Capers's defenses. There is no obvious solution, but that might be the biggest area in which they miss S Nick Collins as their last line of defense.

Why Rodgers Is The Best | Cheesehead TV. It's hard to disagree.

Packers vs. Vikings: 5 Observations from Green Bay's 33-27 Win in Minnesota | AllGreenBayPackers.Com. Zach Kruse's first observation is that the Vikings have their quarterback. I've read generally positive reviews of Christian Ponder, and I didn't think he was very good. A lot of incompletions, and he threw multiple interceptions. I'm not writing him off, there's a promising player behind all that inexperience, but he's still got a ways to go.

PACKERVILLE, U.S.A.: Some More Retro-Packers. Ahh. A look back at what I thought, at the time, was the best offense ever back. They were impressive, but I must have blocked out the 31 INTs they threw in 1983 (29 by Lynn Dickey).