Monty is a writer and editor. In his spare time he enjoys beer, women, whiskey and Green Bay Packers football. Monty dislikes Vikings and Bears, and also Vikings.
Posts by Monty McMahon
05/29/2011 - 9:56 am
It looks like the Green Bay Packers offensive linemen are taking the lead on organized workouts during the lockout. Although they won’t include any players other than those protecting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Packers linemen will be the first group on the team to get together for any sort of team-oriented activity since the lockout started.
05/27/2011 - 11:00 am
We already know rules don’t apply to the NFL, especially their own. Despite a lockout that isn’t likely to be resolved until late June at the earliest, the Green Bay Packers will hold their Super Bowl ring ceremony on June 16. The league has reportedly granted the team an exemption — their second one this […]
05/27/2011 - 6:00 am
05/26/2011 - 11:00 am
We all know that collection of sheep fuckers, pedophiles, stalkers and Taser bait known as the Minnesota Vikings aren’t the smartest bunch. Oh, that’s right, they canned the pedophile. Nonetheless, the Vikings offense last season under coach Brad Childress and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell was often too complex for the morons running it.
05/26/2011 - 6:00 am
This probably wasn’t the best offseason for a lockout, at least as far as the Green Bay Packers organization is concerned. Every team coming off a Super Bowl win experiences some sort of hangover. The players are partying, making personal appearances, getting their faces in the media and partaking in all kinds of stupid promotional and […]
05/25/2011 - 1:24 pm
It’s only speculation at this point, but conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh could be a viable candidate to buy the Minnesota Vikings. The catch is Limbaugh would probably relocate the team to Los Angeles. The Vikings are trying to get the state of Minnesota to cough up money for a new stadium and they haven’t had much luck yet.
05/25/2011 - 8:39 am
Pro Football Talk counted down the four worst moments in Green Bay Packers history since 1987, which was the last season with a work stoppage. Here’s their list. 4. Brett Favre’s return to Lambeau Field as a member of the Minnesota Vikings 3. 4th-and-26 (2003 NFC Divisional loss to Philadelphia) 2. Super Bowl XXXII loss […]
05/24/2011 - 3:01 pm
Despite a previous report to the contrary, the Green Bay Packers have not cut their coaches’ salaries. Several clubs around the league have or will cut their assistant coaches salaries from 20-50 percent because of the lockout. The Packers were named as one of two teams that had already done so. The guy who said […]
05/24/2011 - 12:42 pm
Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews, Dallas Cowboys, Darrelle Revis, DeMarcus Ware, Ed Reed, Green Bay Packers, New York Jets, Patrick Willis, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Troy Polamalu
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After last week’s edition of ESPN’s NFL power rankings, top helmets in the NFL, I half expected this week’s edition to focus on best colors. Of course, they went and pulled something somewhat relevant out — top 10 defensive players. Clay Matthews was the only member of the Green Bay Packers to make the top 10, finishing fifth. Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu was the consensus No. 1.
05/24/2011 - 9:29 am
The Green Bay Packers are one of two teams to cut salaries for assistant coaches, according to Larry Kennan, director of the NFL Coaches Association. The other team is the Baltimore Ravens. While the Packers and Ravens have already acted, assistant coaches around the league will have their salaries slashed anywhere from 20-50 percent because of […]
05/23/2011 - 4:49 pm
One of the problems the Chicago Bears have had in the Jay Cutler era, other than a terrible offensive line, is the lack of a top-flight, go-to receiver. It’s one of the reasons they’re the second-best team in the NFC North, despite what last year’s regular-season record and Brian Urlacher’s pea brain say.
05/23/2011 - 11:25 am
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who stood trial for and was acquitted of murder in 2000, thinks crime will rise if the NFL season is lost. It’s entirely possible Lewis stabbed someone to death, so I suppose he would know. “Do this research if we don’t have a season — watch how much evil, which […]
05/22/2011 - 7:00 am
Why are Green Bay Packers fans the best in the NFL? Because of shit like this. Suffering from Hepatitis C, the 55-year-old Chicago resident would have died had he not received a liver transplant at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison on March 14, 2010. [Peter] Cashman later discovered that the donor was Amy […]
05/20/2011 - 11:36 am
There isn’t much good news to come out of this blight of an offseason, also known as the 2011 NFL lockout, but if there’s a silver lining, it’s this: the Minnesota Vikings are likely to be most affected by it. And when we say affected, we mean negatively. The labor dispute will likely drag into late June, if not July.
05/20/2011 - 6:00 am
Even the coaching staff is getting in on the long-standing Minnesota Vikings tradition or being a completely idiotic douchebag. Defensive line coach Karl Dunbar may soon join the ranks of all-time shitbags like Randy Moss (hitting a police officer), Daunte Culpepper (The Loooooove Boat), Bryant McKinnie (aggravated battery, The Loooooove Boat), Onterrio Smith (The Whizzinator) and Everson Griffen (arrested twice in the same weekend, Tasered).
05/19/2011 - 10:00 am
A lot of people seem to think the Green Bay Packers have a hole to fill on their defensive line, with defensive end Cullen Jenkins expected to depart in free agency and Johnny Jolly making stupid decisions somewhere in Houston. Football Outsiders named defensive line as the team’s biggest post-draft hole and several experts suggested it was the Packers’ biggest need going into the draft.
05/19/2011 - 6:00 am
We’ll be honest. We thought it would be a cold day in hell or a warm day in Green Bay, before the newest Lingerie Football League franchise, the Green Bay Chill, trotted out anything interesting. I mean, Wisconsin isn’t exactly known for its ample supply of beautiful women (those who read this blog regularly being […]
05/18/2011 - 1:22 pm
We figure most politicians are humorless pricks, but apparently even they get the Jay Cutler joke. That is, that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is a joke. It started on Monday when Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, a Republican from Janesville, opened his speech at the Economic Forum in Chicago with these words.
05/18/2011 - 10:00 am
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn’t so sure he and his teammates are going to be getting together for team workouts anytime soon. While several teams around the NFL have pulled together some sort of team-oriented workouts, the Packers haven’t and don’t seem in any hurry to do so. In fact, linebacker A.J. Hawk essentially said he doesn’t see the point.