As Thursday marks the official beginning of a new week in the NFL, we wrap up our looks back at last week's debacle in New York and really start to turn our focus forward to the Packers' upcoming game against the Minnesota Vikings. Today's curds feature several issues that contributed to the loss last Sunday, hopefully all issues that the Packers' coaching staff has accounted for in their preparations for the Vikes.
Four plays demonstrate the Packers' defensive mistakes vs. the Giants - JSOnline
This is a great breakdown of the blown assignments on four awful plays by the secondary.
Packers trust Tolzien, but he can't win all by himself | Packersnews
I'll say what I've been saying for three weeks now: MOAR SCREEN PASSES.
Feeling boxed in - ESPN Wisconsin
As was noted in the comments of our plays of the week article, the Giants gave their corners virtually no safety help and Scott Tolzien burned them for big yardage. Now he needs to find a way to get the ball in the end zone to actually make defenses respect the threat of the pass.
Adrian Peterson feels Eddie Lacy's pain - ESPN
You'll forgive me if I don't cry any tears for Peterson tonight.
Greene a Semifinalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame - ESPN Wisconsin
Frankly, I'm still stunned that Greene isn't in. He put up 10 sacks or more in 10 different seasons and is third all-time in sacks. Do the right thing, HOF voters.
Jay Cutler contract decision is franchise-defining for Chicago Bears | The MMQB with Peter King
Anything by former Packer executive Andrew Brandt is always recommended reading. This time, he takes on the issue of what the Bears will do with Jay Cutler.
Fumblr: You can love the Panthers, but not Jerry Richardson - SBNation.com
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is the old guy from Up. That's all there is to it.
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