The anticipation ends and the 2014 season can finally begin!
If those of you reading this are anything like me (huge fanatics of the Packers and football), it has been an agonizing offseason of waiting to get to see our favorite team make another run at the playoffs and hopefully end with another Super Bowl victory.
Before we can get there, however, we have to do just like any other team and navigate through the high-level excitement and treacherous perils of the regular season.
Each year brings its own trials and tribulations, but only the best and luckiest 12 teams throughout the season will earn a shot at the ultimate goal of hoisting that Lombardi Trophy in February.
Out of the 32 teams league-wide, the Packers project to have as good a shot as just about anyone, with a well-built and deeply talented roster headed by one of the best and most well-respected Head-Coach/GM combinations any team can boast in Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson.
To give you one last boost of excitement before the games begin I’ve decided to share my season prediction here, with some explanation on what I expect we will end up happening in each game.
Before you read through though, just remember that these are just a prediction (albeit and informed one); I cannot know for certain how things will play out. What I can do is use whatever information I’ve encountered and use it to make the best guess as to how it will play out.
Anything can happen out there on the field, and plenty of other factors can and will change for all teams along the way; injuries, cuts, weather, etc., are all guaranteed to fluctuate the power balance of the league on multiple occasions throughout the season.
As long as those factors are kept in perspective, this will hopefully be seen as a good look at how well Green Bay may fare this year.
So without further ado, I’ll get to it, starting with …