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No matter how many times the teenage son took dad’s car and broke something drag racing on the back roads, there usually comes a point where the dad forgives the son, and they can not only stand in the same house but also move to that stage where they kick back in front of a football game and talk about old times.
Maybe that’s what Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy is thinking about.
With the saga surrounding once-golden boy Brett Favre now several years in the past, Murphy says the Packers are looking to patch things up with their team’s biggest hero.
“We want to have [Favre] back in the family,” Murphy told FOXSportsWisconsin this week.
Murphy referenced current Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Favre making good as “a great first step.” The two presented together during the NFL Honors show in February.
“We’re hopeful to have [Favre] back in the fold and get him back involved in the organization soon,” Murphy said.
Murphy also said retiring Favre’s jersey “will happen” soon
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Despite the ugly split between the team and its former QB, Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said the team wants Brett Favre "back in the family."
On Monday night, at a special event at a place most football fans have never stepped foot in before, the Minnesota Vikings took to the Wurtele Thrust Stage at the Guthrie Theater to unveil the design for their new stadium. Set to break ground in 2014, the new stadium is an engineering marvel, incorporating the world's largest ethylene tetrafluoroethylene roof, enormous pivoting...
Opening the roof over the new home of the Minnesota Vikings would have forced planners of the $975 million project to eliminate some of the fancy features. So the team, the public agency in charge of the stadium and the architects designing it literally saw the light. The yet-to-be-named multipurpose facility will have a translucent roof and moveable front windows. Bryan Trubey,...
Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb told the Green Bay Press-Gazette that he’s ready to step up now that Greg Jennings and Donald Driver are no long around. “I think definitely with Donald retiring and Greg leaving, it’s definitely going to be a lot more weight on me, James and Jordy’s shoulders,” Cobb said. “But we’re taking on the challenge head-on. We’ve been really...
The Minnesota Vikings have every reason to be happy about the future. They have the best running back in the NFL in Adrian Peterson, an up and coming quarterback in Christian Ponder leading a dangerous offense, new uniforms, and come 2016 a brand-spanking new stadium (finally)!
Want to see what it's going to look like (after you watch the old one collapse one more time)?
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Even after four years with the Kansas City Chiefs, one of the things Matt Cassel is most known for was his time as a backup to Tom Brady with the New England Patriots.
Cassel's started 62 games in his career, 47 the past four seasons for Kansas City and has made the Pro Bowl. Cassel's career got started, in earnest, when he filled in for an injured Brady...
The Philadelphia Eagles will potentially put the band back together for a brief moment on September 19 when the Kansas City Chiefs come to town.
The Chiefs are now being coached by Andy Reid who led the team to numerous NFC championship games and a Super Bowl.
According to the Philadelphia Daily News, on that date, Reid’s mainstay quarterback Donovan McNabb will probably retire...
Depth is important. Whether we like it or not, injuries happen — and when they do somebody needs to step up, because NFL opponents offer no quarter and every game is important. In this four-part series, we are taking a look at each team in the NFC North, noting where they could be strong with [...]The post Roster depth: Minnesota Vikings by Russ Thomas appeared first on WCSN -...
The new billion-dollar Viking stadium will have huge, pivoting glass doors that will open to the Minneapolis skyline in order to air the stink out.
Seven stadium decks will surround a field of...
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Charles Woodson is still looking for a team for the 2013 NFL season but the list of suitors is apparently growing. Add the Oakland Raiders to a list of teams who have interest in the 36-year-old.
“As of right now the plan is for him to fly in Tuesday,” Woodson’s agent said. “We are still waiting for their official schedule at this time.”
And the word of the day is "translucent"
The designs are out for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium and they're looking very pretty...
Bryan Trubey of Dallas-based HKS Architects presented images of the $975 million project to a crowd and the look is that of steeped roofs and the idea that, eventhough you're really inside, it looks like you...
The Raiders have reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with punter Chris Kluwe.
Kluwe, who was released by the Vikings on May 6, will compete with Marquette King to replace Shane Lechler, who’s since moved on to the Texans. Kluwe has gained notoriety in the last half year for being a staunch ansd vocal supporter of gay rights.
Here’s what he told former Ravens linebacker and...