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ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 15: Running back Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball as defensive end George Selvie #99 of the Dallas Cowboys defends during a game at AT&T Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

2013 Packers: Surmounting Injuries, Eddie Lacy’s Bright Future

The Green Bay Packers overcame some significant injuries to win the NFC North and make the playoffs, but they still lost in the first round. Here is the story of their season.

01/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers stretches across the goal line for a touchdown while being pulled down by Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter at Candlestick Park on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

49ers, Packers Renew Rivalry In Opening Round Of Playoffs

Two of the NFL’s most decorated franchises will meet this Sunday when the Packers and 49ers meet in a NFC Wild Card matchup. The winner will move on in the playoffs, while the loser will face a disappointing end to a season that started with much higher aspirations.

12/31/2013

Randall Cobb  catches the game winning catch during the fourth quarter. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Bears Miss Playoffs After 33-28 Loss To Packers

Aaron Rodgers fired a 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb in the final minute, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 33-28 to capture the NFC North championship.

12/29/2013

Eddie Lacy. (Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Packers’ McCarthy ‘Expects’ Eddie Lacy To Play Sunday

(CBS/AP) Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is optimistic about rookie running back Eddie Lacy’s chances to play Sunday. “I feel Eddie is in good place,” McCarthy said. “I expect him to play.” Lacy suffered an ankle injury […]

670 The Score–12/26/2013

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Silverman: Trestman Must Show He Is More Than Quarterback Whisperer

Trestman has to motivate his team this week, especially after the 54-11 debacle against the Eagles.

670 The Score–12/24/2013

Ben Roethlisberger throws a touchdown pass against the Green Bay Packers  (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Steelers Get Wild 38-31 Win Over Packers

Le’Veon Bell scored a 1-yard touchdown with 1:28 left and the Pittsburgh Steelers withstood Green Bay’s last throw into the end zone, dealing the Packers’ playoff hopes a blow with a wild, 38-31 win Sunday.

12/22/2013

Matt Forte celebrates a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

With Rodgers Sidelined, Bears Beat Packers 27-20

Josh McCown won the battle of the backups after Aaron Rodgers was hurt, getting lots of help from Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte to give the Chicago Bears a 27-20 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday night.

11/04/2013

Eddie Lacy.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Explaining The Packers Revamped Running Game

When you have the best available quarterback in a passing league, running the ball seems unnecessary.

670 The Score–10/31/2013

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – Green Bay Packers

The 186 games played between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears qualifies it as the oldest rivalry in the NFL. But the recent history suggests this series has devolved into a “rino,” a rivalry in name only.

670 The Score–10/30/2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 08: Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide tries to break a tackle by Andrew Jackson #4 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Eddie Lacy Gives The Green Bay Packers Exactly What They Need

The Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy’s seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.

08/04/2013

E.J. Manuel (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

2013 NFL Rookies To Watch

Dominated by linemen and defensive players, the draft lacked the name recognition and flair that skill position players bring. That doesn’t mean this year’s rookie quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and tight ends won’t make an impact.

08/02/2013

Geno Smith.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Silverman: Skill-Position Poor Draft Should Yield Building-Block Players

Quarterbacks are lacking and skill-position players are down. It’s time to load up on the building blocks of the game.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2013

T.J. Yeldon #4 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball against Jake Ryan #90 of the Michigan Wolverines at Cowboys Stadium on September 1, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

No. 2 Alabama Routs No. 8 Michigan 41-14

AJ McCarron threw two touchdown passes and Alabama’s retooled defense showed it could still dominate as the second-ranked Crimson Tide pounded No. 8 Michigan 41-14 on Saturday night.

09/01/2012