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Packers open season against New Orleans

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ivo610, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. ivo610

    ivo610 Cheesehead

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    called that one. Interesting though that the saints open the season 2x in a row.
     
  2. PackersRS

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    Link? I've heard on CHTV that they quoted McGinn on that, but there's no official release.
    I've heard Bears for sure, now Saints for sure...

    Gonna wait for the official thing.
     
  3. GWheels

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    Wth!!
     
  4. Cheesehead Brittany

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    Is this official?
     
  5. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    For Ivo's sake I hope it is lol

    Or he will never live it down
     
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  6. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    LOL, you asked for it, Ivo! I suppose I can live with the Saints. I wanted the Bears, though!
     
  7. VolvoD

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    yes!!! save the bears for later, when i can go out for that game!
     
  8. GBPack2010

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    It's official. Eh I guess opening game tests our Defense for the new season instead of Bears which would test our Offense. W/e either works. Go Packers!
     
  9. PackersRS

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    NFL.com has the schedules for everyone.

    Shoulda been Packers/Bears. It's more important and is a key matchup from last season's NFC Title game.

    I also hate that we play on Thanksgiving. Why is it only we play the Lions on Thanksgiving? there are TWO other teams in our division, yet I never see the Bears or Vikings scheduled..

    Eh well. Happy holidays to us!
     
  11. LAG

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    Lombardi didn't like it at all that the Packers always play Thanksgiving day at Detroit. The NFL must dig it, they keep going back to it.
     
  12. Havners Heroes

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    Should be a good one-- I'd expect lots of offense! I'd rather have the Saints later in the season when they're not as likely to play well outside, but at least it's not in the Superdome.
     
  13. GWheels

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    The thing I hate about playing the Lions on Thanksgiving is that a lot of the other side of the family are Bears and Viking fans so I have to hear their stupid comments the whole game just to get a rise out of me. Thank God for beer.
     
  14. ilovemypackers

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    Saints fan here. We were lucky enough to play Dallas on thanksgiving last year and I loved it! There's nothing better than cramming a bird down your gullet and watching your team with the fam. I'd take it every year. It was extra nice beating the cowgirls.
     
  16. GreenBayGal

    GreenBayGal Cheese Goddess

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    :amen:
     
  17. FrankRizzo

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    • 3 of the final 4 games will take place at Lambeau Field when Green Bay is at its coldest. Including December road games at the New York Giants and Kansas City, the Packers will finish the season with 5 consecutive cold-weather games.

    TIME TO GET THE RUNNING GAME CRANKED UP DOWN THE STRETCH.
     
  18. mhnessie

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    Nice opener for Packers against the Saints.

    Personally for me this the new schedule is a disaster. :mad2:
    I already booked my flights from Germany to Chicago and I included three weekends on my vacation trip to be sure to see the packers play at Lambeau Field.
    Now they start on Thursday and after that they are on the road two times.
    My flight back to Germany leaves on Oct. 1st and they play at Lambeau Field on October 2nd, aaargh :mad2:
    If there is no chance to change my flights I will get me tickets for the Packers playing in Chicago :chisux:
     
  19. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    LOL already someone bashing the running game
     
  20. PackCrazed4

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    Well, looks like we're all going to have to become bigger fans of Al Michaels and Chris Collinsworth (oy), I can't stand NBC, but it's a deserved primetime showcase, so I'll stop complaining :p
     
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    The NFL wants us to have a happy Thanksgiving, like we've had the past few years whipping the Lions. Of course now, with the Lions resurgent...
     
  22. neilfii

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    Maybe its because the Bears and Queens suck and the network actually wants a Thanksgiving Day audience. (j/k, I know the Bears are actually a viable opponent -- especially for the Lions;), but sometimes it is just fun to instigate).
    :viksux::chisux:
     
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  23. BearDroppings

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    Bring on the Saints! I love this matchup! Two very similar teams opening up against each other!
     
  24. NelsonsLongCatch

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    Packers shouldn't have trouble handling the Saints Week 1. The offense is good, but the Saints have no defense. Emotions will be running high as the Packers start the season as defending Champs.
     
  25. VersusTheMoose

    VersusTheMoose Canadian Packer Fan

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    Should be a great game and a nice Packer 1-0 start for the 2011 season.
     
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