Found June 24, 2012 on
Surviving Sunday with no Packers Football
The NFL recently announced that the all-22 coaches’ film will be made available to fans through the league’s Game Rewind package on NFL.com this season.
The all-22 film is something hardcore football enthusiasts and blogger-types like me have been clamoring for for a long time. It gives us access to the same footage that coaches use to evaluate games and players on a week-by-week basis. Theoretically, it should improve football analysis by leaps and bounds.
But will it? The more I thought about it, the more I questioned whether I should be so enthusiastic.
My main worry is that too many people will think they’ve suddenly become football experts because of this new access to coaches’ film. There are plenty of idiots calling themselves football experts already. Might the all-22 film cause even more idiots to come out of the woodwork? Or might the current idiots become even more idiotic and insufferable because of this access?
The answer is pro...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Here’s a very interesting breakdown by Mike Florio of the National Football Post of the video the NFL claims shows Anthony Hargrove saying “Give me my money.” I don’t agree with Florio on many things, but I believe he is right on the money (pun intended) with this one.
There is NO way anyone can watch this video and conclude it’s Anthony Hargrove saying those words. It...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When Packers cornerback Tramon Williams initially injured his right shoulder in Week 1 of last season, the team described it as a bruise, news that coach Mike McCarthy called "positive" at the time.
Nine months later, given the poor condition of Williams' shoulder, it's safe to assume that original diagnosis was inaccurate.
"We did strength...
Through their history the Green Bay Packers have drafted football players from the Mississippi River town of Rock Island, Illinois. These players helped the team become the champions they are today. Herm Schneidman, Kenneth Duncan, and Ken Bowman are three such players who were born and or played high school football in Rock Island.
I would like to take a quick snap shot of one...
The son of a former Green Bay Packers star decided to keep green in the family -- just in a different way.Dylan Chmura (247sports Photo)
Tight end prospect Dylan Chmura, son of former All-Pro Mark Chmura, committed to Michigan State on Sunday. The 6-foot-6, 225-pound recruit stars at Waukesha West (Wisc.), where his father is a coach.
He had offers from Central Michigan and Western...
Hot News for WR Greg Jennings
Welcome to Mr. Rodgers neighborhood T...
This is a wonderful sign that football season is right around the corner — Check out Aaron Rodgers recording a promo for the 2012 season of Sunday Night Football — If this doesn’t get your heart beating, I don’t know what will. -TO
Aaron Rodgers a US Open Groupie
Rodgers Goes Hunting with a Very Large Gun
In the latest news about the NFL’s handling of the New Orleans Saints bounty gate scandal, NFL general counsel Jeff Pash said on Friday that Anthony Hargrove, the former Saints defensive end, who signed with the Green Bay Packers as a free agent this offseason, was suspended by the NFL for eight games season, not for contributing to the program or because of any hits he...
Imagine you’re a student and you have a practical exam coming up; in this test you’re asked to perform a specific skill and the instructors will not only be grading you for your ability to conceptualize what you are doing and why but to also that you can put it all together and actually get some results. I’ve been tested this way dozens of times as a undergraduate and graduate...
NFL general counsel Jeff Pash told Pro Football Talk that former New Orleans Saints defensive end Anthony Hargrove was suspended eight games for lying about the team's "bounty program," not for taking or contributing money to it. Hargrove, now with the Green Bay Packers, was one of four players who were punished after the NFL investigated the Saints' illegal pay...
In the latest news about the NFL's handling of the New Orleans Saints bounty gate scandal, NFL general counsel Jeff Pash said on Friday that Anthony Hargrove, the former Saints defensive end, who signed with the Green Bay Packers as a free agent this offseason, was suspended by the NFL for eight games season, not for contributing to the program or because of any hits he made...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, the Browns aren’t interested in trading for Packers wide receiver James Jones.
It would make sense for the Packers and Browns to work out a deal that would send Colt McCoy to Green Bay for Jones, but both teams aren’t interested in making anything happen.
James Jones is looking for more respect.
They say you can never have enough talent. When you’ve acquired all that talent, the question becomes how do you get the most productivity and value out of said talent.
The Green Bay Packers have no shortage of talent on the offensive side of the ball, especially when it comes to pass catchers. The record-breaking group is back intact after...