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Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings:
Here is my unfiltered game day blog post of comments, observations and first impressions. Personally, it’s good to be back home after three straight weekends out of state, although I’m not going to complain about being in Green Bay last week. ( #Throwbackweekend )
The Packers come to Minnesota today looking to get the Christian Ponder era off to an inglorious start. The big matchup to watch will be Marshall Newhouse trying to block NFL sack leader Jared Allen. While Chad Clifton has always had good success handling Allen, when the task has been put in the hands of backups, the results have been much different. Rodgers need to be looking out for his blind side today.
Inactive for the Packers today are:
Shields ,Francois, Zombo, Lattimore, Clifton, Neal, Dominguez.
Today brings the first active duty today for OLB Vic So ‘oto, a fan favorite in preseason. So ‘oto figures to fill in for Lattimore on special teams and might see a spot appearance or two at OLB in pass rush situations.
Bad break for Frank Zombo, who finally made it back from his scapula injury last week, only to suffer a hyper-extended knee. As has become the Zombo custom, he finished out the game, but now needs to sit down to allow proper recovery. Read more... (1200 words + 3 images, estimated 4:48 mins reading time)
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