Maintaining focus will be key for the Green Bay Packers entering the 2011 season. The team, which will add several starters who were injured in 2010 to an already talented nucleus, will be facing off-the-charts expectations. With the amount of talent the Packers have, I think it’s fair to say anything less than a repeat [...]
We’d expect nothing less from a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Running back Adrian Peterson is ditching his own football camp, which begins tomorrow, claiming he has to film a show for the NFL Network. We’d probably ignore this if the camp wasn’t called the Old Spice Adrian Peterson Football Camp and the NFL Network didn’t say Peterson isn’t filming his spot until July.
Green Bay Packers assistant coaches Winston Moss and Darren Perry were supposedly hot coaching commodities during the offseason. Both coaches were mentioned in conjunction with several defensive coordinator openings, but nothing materialized for either. The Packers were lucky to keep both Moss and Perry in their current positions of assistant head coach and safeties coach, respectively, but both were passed over for promotions when defensive coordinator jobs remained open after the Super Bowl.
A new collective bargaining agreement could be coming soon, which means the godforsaken lockout, court cases and he said/she said bullshit that has been this NFL offseason might finally be over. Commissioner Roger Goodell presented the details of the proposed labor agreement to the owners on Tuesday. Although no vote was taken, the details make [...]
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White thinks his team is going to outscore everyone in 2011 after the team added receiver Julio Jones in the draft. My first reaction: oooooooooh, we’re real scared! The Falcons are not going to outscore the Green Bay Packers, the team that whipped them 48-21 in the playoffs.
There’s been a lot of talk about the Minnesota Vikings moving, specifically to Los Angeles, if the team doesn’t get a new stadium, but that is beginning to look more and more unlikely. The deal the Vikings are trying to craft with the state for a new stadium in suburban Arden Hills is far from done, but it does appear a little closer.
Two of the Minnesota Vikings main offensive weapons, running back Adrian Peterson and receiver Percy Harvin, are lobbying for the team to sign receiver Plaxico Burress, who was released from prison earlier this month. Burress hasn’t played football since 2008 after pleading guilty to gun charges and will be looking for a new home to resume his career when the lockout ends.
Honestly, this has little to do with football, but I laughed my ass off when I saw this photo, which comes to us from graffiti artist Jason Rubacky. Of course, it immediately reminded me of the dumbest guy in the room, Green Bay Packers defensive end Johnny Jolly, who was twice busted for codeine possession.
Richard Simmons he is not. But he’s pretty close. There’s plenty of clowning in this video of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers working out with his younger brother Jordan, who plays quarterback at Vanderbilt.
Although the Green Bay Packers have given every indication they plan to re-sign kicker Mason Crosby, who will be a free agent when the lockout ends, things don’t always go according to plan. It’s conceivable, although probably not likely, another team will do something to pry Crosby away from the Packers. In that scenario, the team may be forced to turn to a familiar face — former kicker Ryan Longwell.
The Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl rings were made by Jostens. Here’s how they were created. (Via CheeseheadTV)
The Green Bay Packers received their Super Bowl rings Thursday night during a private ceremony at Lambeau Field. Of course, there are plenty of photos. The stats: the rings are made of platinum, with 18-karat yellow gold, and weigh 116 grams. Diamonds totaling 3.35 carats are featured.
The Green Bay Packers will hold their Super Bowl ring deal this evening at Lambeau Field. Here’s who’s invited — everyone but cornerback Josh Bell and you. Fact of the matter is, you probably don’t deserve a Super Bowl ring and neither does Josh Bell. Bell was placed on injured reserve during training camp. The [...]
ESPN The Magazine’s annual Best In Sports issue, which will hit the newsstands on Friday, has determined what we long knew to be true — the Green Bay Packers are the best franchise in sports. That’s right, not the NFL, but all of sports. How did they arrive at the obvious, you ask? The rankings [...]
We’re glad to know the get well card we sent to Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler after he stood around with a dumb look on his face for the second half of the NFC Championship game paid off. Cutler, who “sprained his knee” at the beginning of the third quarter, is back to playing football now that nothing at all is on the line.
We’ve been hemming and hawing about the Green Bay Packers not organizing workouts during the lockout, but we have nothing to worry about when it comes to one player — linebacker Clay Matthews. Last week we got a chance to check out Matthews’ workouts first hand.
Green Bay Packers quarterback [intlink id="25" type="category"]Aaron Rodgers[/intlink] has a new job: music producer. Well, maybe not producer, but Rodgers has started a record label called Suspended Sunrise Recordings. The company’s initial project is with a band called The Make, from Rodgers’ hometown of Chico, Calif. For those of you wondering what the hell the Packers’ [...]
We’re dropping some real football knowledge this morning, courtesy of the Los Angeles Times’ NFL writer, Sam Farmer. Farmer is seriously keyed in and he doesn’t make you want to stab yourself in the eyes when you read his work, like, say, a certain Sports Illustrated writer. In addition to being all over the lockout, [...]