Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

19 Apr 2011

ESPN: Lockout May Help Packers Repeat

For this week's ESPN Insider column, Mike Tanier discusses why the post-lockout environment could favor a few specific teams, including Green Bay, Seattle, Pittsburgh, New England, and the New York Giants.

Posted by: Mike Tanier on 19 Apr 2011

2 comments, Last at 12 Oct 2011, 2:26pm by Ryan

Comments

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by bag (not verified) :: Tue, 04/19/2011 - 5:45pm

I would argue the Colts are in a good situation. My biased opinion believes they generally gel quickly and peak a bit early. In a shortened summer and possible season, that would be an advantage.

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by Ryan (not verified) :: Wed, 10/12/2011 - 2:26pm

This definitely looks like it may be accurate five weeks into the season. Green Bay has not missed a beat since dominating in the playoffs last year. However, they haven't hit the hard part of their schedule yet, so lets not crown them too soon.