Posts tagged Super Bowl

Rejected Super Bowl Ad Featured Hot Packer-on-Viking Action

During the days leading up to the advertising extravaganza that is the Super Bowl, you’ll often get a couple of upstart companies trying to drum up some controversy (and attention) by rolling out a “too hot for the Super Bowl” ad. This year was no different, with an ad for the gay dating site Mancrunch […]

Hey Brett, No Pressure

Brett Favre

It’s debatable whether Brett Favre is an abject failure if the Minnesota Vikings don’t win the Super Bowl this season. In total, the evidence would suggest otherwise – individually he’s had one of his best seasons and he’s already taken a Brad Childress-coached Vikings team further than it’s ever been. Still, Favre supposedly went to […]

Packers Weekend Video: Reggie White

Reggie White, the Minister of Defense, was the biggest free agent signing in the history of the Green Bay Packers. Ron Wolf brought White to Green Bay, and the move signaled that the Packers would indeed be competitive in the NFL’s free agency era. The move made other players look at Green Bay as a […]

The Super Bowl is Rigged

How else can you explain the end of yesterday’s slugfest between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals? With five seconds left, Pittsburgh got the benefit of a questionable call after linebacker LaMarr Woodley got his hand on the football as Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner was preparing to throw. The ball came loose, Pittsburgh recovered […]

It’s Super Bowl Week!

Mike Holmgren

In tribute to Super Bowl week, which I really haven’t gotten into the spirit of yet, I thought we should pay homage to our last Super Bowl winner – the 1996 Green Bay Packers. These were the days of men – when the Packers third receiver was Andre Rison, their second tight end was Keith […]

Two Words: Tarvaris Jackson

Tarvaris Jackson

It’s the reason the Minnesota Vikings won’t win the Super Bowl, but that didn’t stop Sports Illustrated’s football guru, Dr. Z, from picking them to do just that. I offer you these two nuggets to back up my theory. 1. The Rex Grossman Theory Very few people will debate the Chicago Bears fielded a pretty […]