Packers Should Bring JJ Home

You can literally count on one hand the number of players Ted Thompson has brought back to the Packers. Quarterback Matt Flynn, running backs Ryan Grant and Ahman Green and tackle Mark Tauscher. That’s it. And it took some level of emergency to allow for those encores. So while I’m not expecting wide receiver James Jones to be catching passes from Aaron Rodgers next season, I’d...
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21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: The New Orleans Saints could get a second helping of Pat Swilling

Hey kids, remember Pat Swilling? He played defensive end for the New Orleans Saints from 1986 to 1992. No? That’s fine, because a new prospect may help jog your memory. According to a report by Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate, Pat Swilling’s kid, Pat Swilling Jr. is going to workout for the Saints… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen during...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

This remade Minnesota Vikings logo will be the butt of many jokes

It’s Friday and if I write one more word about the upcoming NFL Draft this week I think I’m going to lose my lunch (and I’d hate to waste good bourbon like that.) So, let’s mix things up and have a little bit of fun. This morning the funny folks at Kissing Suzy Kolber came up with new logos for each NFL team, only they’re made to look like butts… AROUND COVER32 Bold...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Green Bay Packer Ahman Green to play a part in Batman versus Superman

Among the many great blockbuster movies scheduled to come out next year, I’m pretty excited to see Batman vs. Superman. Green Bay Packers fans will also get a nice little surprise in the form of a cameo from one of their best running backs of all time. According to IMDB, Ahman Green will play a part in the movie… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy must continue dominant football for Packers

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsEddie Lacy was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the 61st overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, and he has completely changed their offense. They hadn’t have a legitimate long-term starting running back since Ahman Green left town, but Lacy has changed that and is one of the best running backs in the entire NFL. That being said, the Packers...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Position Group Analysis – Running Backs

Packers Running Backs:  The team invested a second round pick two years ago and it paid off with Offensive Rookie of the Year honors for former Crimson Tide player Eddie Lacy. Lacy followed up his successful rookie campaign with a very good year in 2014. His rushing stats were almost identical to 2013 but his pass catching ability was highlighted to a larger degree in an effort...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Off Field Issues: Unfamiliar Territory

There are many signs that the NFL offseason is upon us:  The over-analyzation of how a player runs on the outside of his foot while weaving through cones in his underwear, the rumors about free agency and where players might end up and of course, what Brett Favre is up to.  Unfortunately, another is the many incidents of player arrests and trouble with law enforcement. The Green...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back at the 2007 Green Bay Packers Draft

In the inaugural year of Mike McCarthy’s tenure, the Green Bay Packers doubled their previous win total, improving from 4-12 to 8-8. With a couple of positions that needed addressing, including defensive line and running back, Ted Thompson and the Packers went into the draft looking for upside as well as some depth for special teams, which were struggling early on. He hit on a...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

Sometimes, you have to scratch your head and ask yourself, “What was that team thinking?”The question could be asked of the St. Louis Rams when they decided to make Lawrence Phillips the sixth overall selection in the NFL Draft in 1996 after the star running back from Nebraska had a history of domestic violence.It wasn’t just Phillips, however that made people turn heads. It...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

Eddie Lacy1)  Introduction: Eddie Lacy began the season as the undisputed starter at running back after a stellar 2013 season which saw him gain offensive rookie-of-the-year honors for the Green Bay Packers. Lacy’s surprise breakout season had the Packers hoping that he would develop into the premium three down back that they had not enjoyed since the days of Ahman Green. 2) Profile...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back at the Packers 2005 Draft

On January 13, 2005 the Green Bay Packers were in trouble on the field due to serious salary cap issues. Then on January 14, Ted Thompson was hired. His first job was to clear the cap, but his main role was to oversee a draft and develop team that had struggled mightily in the draft the prior seasons. His first pick was in the 2005 NFL Draft on April 23 2005. He made his first selection...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Top 3 running backs of all-time

Paul Hornung is one of the most loved Packers of all-time The Green Bay Packers are typically known for their great quarterbacks they have had over the years. But they also have had their share of exceptional running backs. A good running game is always important in determining how far a team goes in a season. The three running backs on this list were vital to the Packers success...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing Mike McCarthy’s Season-Ending Press Conference

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy met with the media on Wednesday for his season-ending press conference and talked about several aspects of his football team.  It was the first time McCarthy has spoken since the death of his younger brother, Joseph McCarthy III, last week. Here are some of the highlights from today’s session.  You can watch the entire conference here...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers 43, Falcons 37: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Raise your hand if you predicted the Green Bay Packers would be beating the Atlanta Falcons 31-7 at half and only win by six points? Hands down, liars. That’s exactly what happened. A stellar first half gave way to a near-disastrous second half as Green Bay barely hung on to beat the Falcons 43-37. The Packer defense in particular had arguably its worst half of football in over...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bush determined to play for Packers vs. Pats

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) In Jarrett Bush's mind, the only place he's questionable for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots is on the official injury report. The Green Bay Packers special teams ace missed last Sunday's game at Minnesota - just the seventh time out of a possible 139 games of his nine-year NFL career that he did not play. He doesn't believe a lingering groin...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Of Worst Draft Picks

Experts insist it takes at least 3 years to grade a draft, but that doesn’t stop the media from giving out report cards less than 24 hours after Mr. Irrelevance is announced and Mel Kiper Jr. climbs back into his basement. It’s ridiculous. How big a crapshoot is the draft? Well, the Packers under general managers Ron Wolf and Ted Thompson have drafted about as well as any team...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Eddie Lacy is no Ahman Green, but is still special

Last year Eddie Lacy was crowned the Rookie of the Year and immediately after that, expectations ballooned. People began comparing him to the Packers’ all-time leading rusher Ahman Green — which is completely off the mark. First of all, Green had the ability to make staccato cuts as well as truck over defenders. In order for him to get past the first level and into more daylight...
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September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

With two concussions already, Lacy considers changing running style

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Two concussions in the first 17 games of his NFL career has Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy thinking he might need to alter his aggressive style on the field. Lacy was medically cleared Thursday and practiced seven days after suffering a concussion in the Packers' Week 1 loss in Seattle. It was just a little less than one year ago that Lacy's first-ever...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

With two concussions already, Lacy considers changing running style

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Two concussions in the first 17 games of his NFL career has Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy thinking he might need to alter his aggressive style on the field. Lacy was medically cleared Thursday and practiced seven days after suffering a concussion in the Packers' Week 1 loss in Seattle. It was just a little less than one year ago that Lacy's first-ever...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Sports Trivia!

The NFL finally returns this week and not a minute too soon. Now, we can look forward to five months of pouring over betting lines and updating our fantasy football rosters. Could it be the most wonderful time of the year? I say yes! Here is some NFL sports trivia to kick off the season. 1. What QB threw for the most yards during the decade of the 90s? 2. Since 1990, what two Texas...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Four keys to watch for in Packers-Seahawks opener

Two of the past four Super Bowl Champions will meet in the NFL’s 2014 Kickoff game when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers Thursday, September 4 at 8:30 PM EDT Finally, it is here. The NFL will begin its 95th season Thursday when the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks play host to the Green Bay Packers. The game has been hyped since the schedule first came...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle Radio with Ahman Green and Packers vs. Seahawks Preview

No Huddle Radio kicks off the 2014 regular season as Jason, Kris and Thomas interview Packers Hall of Famer, Ahman Green about his recent induction into the Packers Hall of Fame, his career in Green Bay and his Ahman Green Foundation. Ahman comes to the show courtesy of Mayfield Sports Marketing, your best source for booking Packers player appearances. Your hosts then break down...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

MDA Madison Muscle Team Event a Rousing Success

With Labor Day weekend being the traditional time for the MDA telethon, I just wanted to mention an event that took place a few weeks ago. The MDA Madison Muscle Team Event, was a fundraiser that brought together “MDA Buddies” (children with this neuromuscular disease) and paired them with sports “MVP Buddies” for the evening. Aided by corporate sponsors Citgo, Morgan Stanley...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Packers Help Raise over $110,000 for Muscular Dystrophy

Today is Labor Day. It’s a day that honors the workers that helped make this country great. It’s also a day with an un-related tradition, the MDA Telethon, now in it’s 48th year (and now broadcasting on Sunday). The MDA’s mission is simple; to save and improve lives for those battling this debilitating neuromuscular disease. As with any search for a cure, funding is a critical...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Tailgate Party – July 23, Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Tailgate Party Fundraiser For Packers fans in Wisconsin or others coming in early for training camp, there’s a fantastic event taking place a week from this Wednesday on July 23. The event is a Packers Tailgate party / Charity Fundraiser on the grounds of Wisconsin Harley-Davidson of Oconomowoc, just 30 minutes west of Milwaukee.  Organized by Mark Mayfield of Mayfield Sports...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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