Posts tagged Green Bay Packers

Packers’ Super Bowl Rings [Photos]

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.

Ring Ceremony Tonight; Not Invited: Josh Bell, You

Josh Bell

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 Determines What We Already Knew: Packers Best Sports Franchise

Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews

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 […]

Why Clay Matthews Is A Bad MF’er

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.

Aaron Rodgers: Music Mogul

The Make

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’ […]

20 Questions With Sam Farmer

Sam Farmer

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, […]

John Randle Still Hates Brett Favre

John Randle

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle John Randle, who had a very public rivalry with quarterback Brett Favre when he was with the Green Bay Packers, still doesn’t think much of Favre. In fact, he recently compared Favre to a reality television show. “I’m done following him,” said Randle, who sacked Favre 13.5 times. “That went […]

Tauscher May Retire

Mark Tauscher

Even though he worked out with fellow Green Bay Packers offensive linemen earlier this month, right tackle Mark Tauscher isn’t sure he’s going to play in 2011. “You know, I haven’t really figured out what I’m going to do yet,” said Tauscher, who’s playing in Greg Jennings’ golf tournament this weekend.

Sporting News Already Has Packers Repeating

Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson

It’s time for Super Bowl predictions! That’s right. It’s June and we don’t even have a labor deal yet, but the Super Bowl predictions have begun. The Sporting News likes the Green Bay Packers to repeat, beating the New England Patriots in the big one. Championship teams are often broken up by defections among the […]

Greg Jennings Wants To Become An Actor

Greg Jennings

Green Bay Packers receiver Greg Jennings seems to have a budding acting career. Jennings landed a bit role on the CBS drama Criminal Minds last year, but recently got something more meaty to sink his teeth into — a featured role on USA’s Royal Pains.

The Numbers Game: Why The Idea Of NFL Pensions Are Bogus

Brett Favre

Since at least March we’ve heard a lot about how the average NFL career lasts about 3.6 years because compensation for former players is one of the key sticking points in the negotiation of a new labor deal. It’s one of the most misleading number in sports. The reason is that average includes all the players who are […]

Bruschi: Packers Priorities Not In Order

Tedy Bruschi

We’re not the only ones who think the Green Bay Packers might have a Super Bowl hangover. Former New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, a three-time Super Bowl champion, called out the team’s leaders after receiver Donald Driver said the players have no plans to hold organized workouts.

Surprise! Lambeau Field Toughest NFL Venue

Lambeau Field

Seriously, whoever came up with the idea to rank the 10 toughest venues in the NFL must be a brain surgeon. When you consider the venue itself, the team playing it and the fans sitting in it, Lambeau Field is clearly the hands-down winner, which is exactly what the geniuses at ESPN found out this […]

NFL Has No Scheduling Plan For Shortened Season

Roger Goodell

After we wrote about the NFL planning for an eight-game season, someone asked me if I knew how the league would handle the schedule. If the labor dispute costs the NFL any amount of games, the league will have to adjust the schedule in some fashion. The most obvious potential solution is to simply keep […]

Driver Aiming For Hall Of Fame

Donald Driver

Donald Driver will one day enter the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, but surprisingly, Driver has his eye on the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. “If I can play two to three more years and put a nice little stamp on it, those records will stand there forever, and when it’s all said and done, maybe one day I can stand up here in Canton, Ohio, saying, ‘I made it,’” Driver said.

Best Quarterbacks In NFL History: Green Bay Packers

Brett Favre

Certainly, this is another subjective list, but it’s hard to argue with the Green Bay Packers as the franchise with the best quarterbacks in NFL history. The important thing to note here is quarterbacks is plural, so this isn’t a Johnny Unitas vs. Joe Montana argument. NFL.com’s Dave Dameshek recently took a look at every NFL […]

Opened Books: Packers Financials, Facts, And What They Mean

Roger Goodell

Throughout the current NFL labor dispute, the supposedly defunct NFLPA has responded to calls from the owners to accept a smaller share of the revenue pie with the rallying cry, “show us your books!” This resonates easily with the public, which sees the logic of demanding the owners prove their claim the current CBA is untenable and that […]

Who Made It To Packers Offensive Line Workouts?

Bryan Bulaga

As we told you last week, the Green Bay Packers offensive linemen worked out together near Nashville for three days this week. Tackle Chad Clifton and center Scott Wells, who organized the get together, live in the area. What we didn’t know until today, is who actually showed up.

Good News Ladies: Clay Matthews Is Still Single

Clay Matthews

So, the askers of stupid questions and purveyors of shit no one cares about at TMZ caught Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews buying some shoes in Beverly Hills on Thursday. What earth-shattering information did we find out from the encounter?

Fox Sports Ranks Packers No. 1 NFL Organization

Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson

Fox Sports’ Adam Schein compiled his third annual NFL organization rankings and not surprisingly, the Green Bay Packers came out on top, dethroning two-time winner, the New England Patriots. What does this mean? Probably not much, other than the Packers rate highly in several subjective categories. While the categories used to determine the rankings — […]