Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Green Bay Packers can win the division and secure a playoff berth by defeating their hated rivals to the south on Sunday afternoon.
There is a simple task in front of the Green Bay Packers when they visit the Chicago Bears at noon Sunday at Soldier Field. Win the game, win the NFC North and guarantee a playoff berth. FOX6 will broadcast the game locally, and Packers fans will see if Clay Matthews — back in the lineup after missing four games with a hamstring injury — can energize an anemic pass rush and harass “Smokin’ Jay Cutler” into the same sort of performance he had in Week 2 in Green Bay. In that game, Cutler threw four interceptions in a 23-10 Packers win. Cutler will play in Sunday’s game despite a knee sprain, but key defensive players Brian Urlacher and Tim Jennings will miss the game. After Sunday’s game with the Bears, the Packers finish the regular season …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Des Plaines, Ill. mayor drives up to Greenfield to make good on Bears-Packers bet.
- Tim Prahl
Thursday, January 27, 2011
To the winner go the spoils. That was the case Wednesday afternoon at Greenfield City Hall as Des Plaines, Ill. Mayor Martin Moylan and City Manager Jason Slowinski made the trip north to deliver ‘a taste of Chicago’ as a result of a lost wager on the Packers-Bears NFC Championship game Sunday. The Packers won, 21-14, making Greenfield Mayor Michael Neitzke the winner of the friendly wager. “It’s been an awesome experience working with Mayor Moylan,” Neitzke said. “He’s a good sport about it all. It’s awesome that he made the trip up here. Sometimes the economy and things get us a little down but things like this bring our spirits back up.” The bet was set up by Patch as part of a Patch vs. Patch promotion pitting Milwaukee-area Patch …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Of the more than 100 entries, only two were right on the mark.
Was there ever any doubt that the Packers would defeat the Chicago Bears Sunday to earn a trip to the Super Bowl? Not in the minds of Patch readers, as almost every one of the more than 100 people who competed against each other in our Packers Prediction Contest on 11 Patch sites in southeastern Wisconsin, said Green Bay would prevail in the NFC championship game. Only six said Jay Cutler and the Bears would come out on top. And two people -- Donna May Subotnik of Waukesha and Curt Lauderdale, an Appleton resident who submitted his entry at Oak Creek Patch, correctly predicted the exact score: 21-14. Since the two tied, we randomly selected Subotnik as the winner of a $100 Visa gift card, while Lauderdale will take home a $50 gift card. …
Friday, January 21, 2011
Send in your photos and be part of a Greenfield Patch slideshow.
Are you ready for the big game? Have you found a sitter, stocked the fridge, visited a party store and warned the neighbors there might be a lot of shouting coming from your house come Sunday? The Packers-Bears game should be an epic showdown, a game that will settle years of debates or spark even more. A game that is for all the bragging rights between Wisconsin and Illinois. A game that everyone in both states and millions of others across the country will be tuned into. Maybe you're going out, or maybe you're having friends over. Either way, Greenfield Patch wants to see how you enjoyed the game of the century. Take a few photos of your Packers-Bears party and show off how you did it up by emailing your photos to David.Cotey@patch.com …
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Patch pairs him up with Des Plaines, Ill. mayor, and the loser will wear the opposing team's jersey at a future council meeting.
Only in the Midwest would the outcome of a bet result in cheese and sausage exchanging hands. As part of a Patch vs. Patch promotion matching Milwaukee-area Patch sites with Chicago-area Patches, Greenfield Mayor Michael Neitzke and Des Plaines, Ill. Mayor Martin Moylan placed a friendly wager on Sunday’s NFC Championship showdown between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. Should the Packers win, Moylan will send Neitzke homemade Italian beef, homemade Italian sausage and hotdogs. In addition, he’ll wear a Packers jersey at an upcoming common council meeting. Should the Bears win, Neitzke will don a Bears jersey at one of his future council meetings and send a package of goodies to Moylan including frozen custard, bratwurst and …