Pack-A-Day Podcast - Episode 1271 - Bring on the 49ers!

On today's show, Andy starts to preview Packers/49ers and reviews some of the key talking points for this week's game. Plus a look at 49ers/Cowboys, the rest of Wild Card Sunday, news around the NFC North, and much, much more. It's officially Divisional Round week!!! Enjoy!

On today's show, Andy starts to preview Packers/49ers and reviews some of the key talking points for this week's game. Plus a look at 49ers/Cowboys, the rest of Wild Card Sunday, news around the NFC North, and much, much more. It's officially Divisional Round week!!! Enjoy!
 
 
 

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Andy is a graduate of UW-Oshkosh and owns & operates the Pack-A-Day Podcast. Andy has taken multiple courses in NFL scouting and is an Editor for Packer Report. You can find him on WFRV's Green Bay Nation and every Friday on the Friday Film Room on WDUZ . Andy grew up in Green Bay and is a lifelong season ticket holder - follow him on Twitter @AndyHermanNFL!

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mbpacker's picture

January 17, 2022 at 10:23 am

Great analysis, Andy. I agree with you on your points of emphasis. The run defense better come to play. The 9ers will try and run the ball, move the chains, and keep 12 on the sideline. Jimmy G will probably just make short, safe passes to move the chains and keep him out of trouble. That's what I would do. Ideally, we need to get a lead again, but this time don't allow the 9ers back in the game. If it comes down to that I hope, for once, the Packers keep the petal to the metal and show a killer instinct.
The special teams do worry me a bit. It will be cold, the ball isn't going to travel as far, so expect some runbacks and punt returns as well. I've been concerned all year that once the Packers are in the playoffs, how much more of an impact our ST's will potentially have in the outcome of the game. As always, turnovers are a key so taking care of the ball is big! The last key for me is field position which is tied to so many things. Hopefully, we don't have to make so many long scoring drives. GPG!

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Ken Allen's picture

January 17, 2022 at 05:13 pm

Considering that Jimmy G now has a sprained shoulder, the run defense had better show-up! Almost a shame if you look at it like, if the Pack throws-up a bunch of points in the beginning and makes them one-dimensional, needing the run ... and the Pack can hold them to minimal yards ... it should be fun!

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Coldworld's picture

January 17, 2022 at 11:03 am

The difference between us and them is Rodgers. If we play smart we have no excuses. Stop the run and you kill their offensive engine.

In contrast, we need to bruise them from the outset. Hit them hard with Dillon, force them to take the run seriously and tire them. Let Dillon, even Taylor, pound to open width and then let Jones do his thing and let Adams and Cobb use those open spaces. Hopefully we have MVS to stretch them deep and keep safeties honest.

We are them plus Rodgers. Our secondary is better. Make them throw, make them stop Dillon, kill them with our version of Deebo, Jones and Adams and Cobb, which they have nothing close too. Play tight on their receivers and we may have some defensive highlights.

If we play this smart, we have no excuse. This is a Dillon game regardless of YPC. He’s the can opener on O. Rodgers just needs to be patient and then the executioner. Moore needs to return all kicks and punts.

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ImFubared's picture

January 17, 2022 at 12:36 pm

One scary problem is the 9ers had a viable pass rush without Bosa. They still were able to press and force throws or get a few sacks and their two bests rushers were missing. Dont know if either will suit up for game yet but the O line will be tested and then some.
Cant say much about the run game of Dallas to compare to our own game, Pollard is their best back but like one analyst said, when you have the higest paid rb in football in Eliot you play him and he did nothing, either because of the 9er d or because he sucks.
Our ran game did okay against all opponents this year.
May issue is we went to Stokes as our future and he has shown nothing. He is not and never will be a shut down corner. Unless he learns to play corner and press before Sunday, were in trouble, with him and King on the field.

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Coldworld's picture

January 17, 2022 at 12:50 pm

Yes, Stokes has shown nothing. He’s never going to be any good. Terrible rookie showing. That’s our biggest issue no doubt. That and the lack of a sarcasm font.

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

January 18, 2022 at 06:37 am

Always worth the listen.

Interesting that Andy assumes Lucas Patrick will get the start at RG. He might well be right, and I can make the argument for starting Patrick over Newman. I predicted it would be Newman.

The injury report on Wednesday will be interesting, though I suppose it will list all the returnees as limited, which tells us little.

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Avrumi's picture

January 18, 2022 at 03:03 pm

𝐈 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐧 $𝟏𝟒𝟎 𝐭𝐨 $𝟒𝟓𝟎 𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞. 𝐈 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐣𝐨𝐛 𝟑 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨 𝐢𝐢𝐥 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐣𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐈 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐥𝐲 $𝟐𝟒𝟔𝟓𝟐 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 .

𝐒𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐲 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐢𝐭 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐤 𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄,,..,,... 𝘄𝘄𝘄.𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗝𝗼𝗯𝟮𝟰𝟳.𝗰𝗼𝗺

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