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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for December 20, 2013

Today's curds are a grab bag of randomness, as we spin around the web trying to find some interesting articles in advance of Sunday's Packers-Steelers game.

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Doug Pensinger

A Super Bowl rematch with the chance at a division title on the line--that's what the Packers have going on this weekend. As for us at Acme Packing Company, it's likely that we'll take a few days off during the middle of next week to visit with family during the holidays. But that's then. This is now. And now we bring you the final cheese curds of your work week before the Packers play host to Pittsburgh.

3TFO: Steelers @ Packers | Pro Football Focus
The brainiacs over at PFF examine why Jordy Nelson vs. Ike Taylor is a matchup that the Packers should exploit early and often on Sunday.

Paul Imig's Dec. 19 Green Bay Packers mailbag | FOX Sports Wisconsin
The comments about the difference between the offensive performance in the first and second half make it pretty simple: execute what's called.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players | Cheesehead TV
This is a really great analysis of the problems in personnel on this Packers defense.

This season, Eddie Lacy over Le'Veon Bell an obvious choice | AllGreenBayPackers.Com
Take that, Mike Tomlin.

Please Fund Our Aaron Rodgers Kickstarter Project - The Packer Ranter
I'm in. Let's do it.

Walk-On Wisconsin: How a Big Ten power makes the most out of its least-heralded prospects - Bucky's 5th Quarter
Not really Packers-related, but this is a great read and illustrates one of the reasons we Badgers are proud of our Alma Mater's football program. (Also, former Packer right tackle Mark Tauscher is one of the names up on that wall.)

Ref Jam: How to fix pass interference penalties -
I actually like Option 4 on principle, but I have zero faith in the ability of NFL refs to properly apply this idea.

NFL Watchability Index, Week 16: Playoff spots on the line -
Packers-Steelers gets a 3 out of 5. It seems likely that with Rodgers on the field it would be higher, though.