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Whenever you saw Green Bay Packers linebacker on the field, it was instantly noticeable: the blonde — and to be hypercritical, a big scraggly — mess of hair escaping out of the back of his helmet, so long, it not only obscured the name on the back of his jersey but the number as well. [...]
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Ever since Green Bay selected A.J. Hawk with the fifth overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft, his long hair has been as recognizable as his No. 50 to Packers fans.
Friday, he changed all that, posting his new clean-cut look on his Twitter account with an explanation:
"Today is a special day for me as I've decided to cut off my hair and give it to someone who needs it more...
The Green Bay Packers reminded the rest of the NFL of what makes them so unique Thursday morning when they revealed the final tally on their fifth public stock offering.The stock sale, which gave fans a chance to purchase a share of the franchise for 250, ended Wednesday, and the team says 268,000 certificates were sold since the initiative began Dec. 6. Including the teams previous...
This past fall my father and I were lucky enough to make the ultimate NFL pilgrimage; back to the roots of football golden days, and to a venue that sends shivers down any true football fans spine. Our destination was the historic and legendary Lambeau Field located in Green Bay, Wisconsin a place I’d never been and truly now will never forget. My time spent at Lambeau that...
rIt won't be easy to work a trade for free agent quarterback
As of now, all signs point to the Packers not using the franchise tag on backup quarterback Matt Flynn. And if that proves to be the case, it’ll have nothing to do with Ted Thompson being a stickler for the rules. Green Bay’s conservative but shrewd general manager proved four years ago with Corey Williams that...
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The numbers have been crunched, the proceeds have been tallied and the final amount is in: according to an AP report, the Green Bay Packers netted a windfall of $67 million courtesy of the team’s most recent stock sale that saw over 268,000 meaningless, worthless pieces of paper masquerading as shares in the team sold. [...]
Without come cost-cutting measures, the Packers could be over a salary cap that might not change from 2010. That complicates any decisions involving Scott Wells and Matt Flynn.
MILWAUKEE (AP) The Green Bay Packers say they sold more than 268,000 shares in their most recent stock offering, raising $67 million dollars to help fund stadium improvements.
The Green Bay Packers announced Thursday that they sold more than 268,000 shares in their most recent stock offering, raising $67 million dollars to help fund stadium improvements.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers sold more than 268,000 shares in their most recent stock offering, raising $67 million dollars to help fund stadium improvements, the team said Thursday.