Sep 8, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) scores a touchdown over the pile against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers 34-28. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Polls: Here’s how Packers Nation sees it


Jun 11, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Johnny Jolly works out during organized team activities at Clarke Hinkle Field in Green Bay. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

The survey is complete, the votes have been tallied and here are the results of the polls I have been asking you to vote on since the early part of September.

More than 1,200 readers participated, and to all of you a big thanks.

Question 1: Which set of tackles do you prefer?

David Bakhtiari and Don Barclay at LT and RT 2013 (83%, 147 Votes)

Marshall Newhouse and Bryan Bulaga at LT and RT of 2012 (17%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 177

Davey’s comments: This one surprised me a little, because of Bryan Bulaga being on the 2012 set of tackles.  This tells me Packer Nation knows Marshall Newhouse is the definitive weak link at the Tackle position.

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Sep 8, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) scores a touchdown over the pile against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers 34-28. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 8, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) scores a touchdown over the pile against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park. The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Green Bay Packers 34-28. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Question 2: Will Eddie Lacy be the physical beast of a running back we all expected?

Yes (80%, 191 Votes)

Too early to tell (19%, 46 Votes)

No (1%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 240

Davey’s comments: Great job Packers Nation.  Eddie Lacy will indeed be the power back we all have longed for.  The best part of Lacy’s game is he is a three-down back, having played 42 snaps against the Niners.  His second half performance (9 carriers, 37 yards, 1 touchdown), was impressive. Lacy said the speed of the game surprised him compared to the preseason.  He also said every time a gap closed, he would make a move to another gap and that one closed as well.  Welcome to the NFL ROOK.

He’ll have it figured out this week against Washington.

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Question 3: Who will bring the most physicality to the Packers this season?

Johnny Jolly (52%, 203 Votes)

Eddie Lacy (31%, 123 Votes)

Nick Perry (10%, 41 Votes)

Mike Daniels (5%, 21 Votes)

Andrew Quarless (2%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 392

Davey’s comments: Totally agree with this one. Though running back will prove to be the position to change the overall image of the Packers being a physical team, Johnny Jolly is a wrecking ball.  His taunting of a 49ers player resulted in a penalty against San Francisco.

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Question 4: Should the Packers make the current fans on the waiting list their first priority should the added game from an 18-game schedule comes to fruition?

Yes (64%, 125 Votes)

No (36%, 69 Votes)

Total Voters: 194

Davey’s comments: I was shocked by this one.  I thought everyone would think those waiting for years should be first priority on the waiting list, yet Packers Nation only agrees with this 2 to 1.  I will have another season ticket waiting list poll and article later this season.  Watch for it.

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Question 5: What do you think about the physical play of the Packers against the 49ers?

They won the battle of physical play (51%, 127 Votes)

They got pushed around (42%, 104 Votes)

It was non-existent (7%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 250

Davey’s comments: Excellent job Packers Nation.  I think we went toe-to-toe with those guys and battled at minimum, even-stevens.  The Packers deep defensive line was key, and all the linemen took a lot of snaps but weren’t worn down in the fourth qurater, proving there is strength in numbers.

If you did not did vote in the polls and you want to share your opinion just leave a comment and tell us your thoughts.

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  • Mike King

    I don’t get the whole added game thought process. People who have season tickets is just that, season ticket holders. So if it goes to 9 home games, that is a season and such they get the extra game. These same people have already been paying for 10 homes game every year, 8 regular and 2 preseason. So now if they go to 9 regular and 1 pre, then the concept is screw them let’s give away their tickets to the regular season game.