Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

When ya’ll fire up the grill this Memorial Day weekend, what will you be cooking? Here’s my ideal Memorial Day meal: Steak, preferably T-bone or tenderloin, from beef raised on my in-laws family farm in Ringle, Wis. I cook my steak slowly over low heat on a charcoal grill. Get that propane stuff outta here. […]

Hurrumph. The NFL shouldn’t mess with the extra point

When it comes to changes in my favorite sports, I’m an old fuddy duddy. I don’t want change. I want things to stay as they are, exactly what I’m used to. I was one of those people who didn’t want the wild card introduced in baseball. I also scoffed at the notion of interleague play […]

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Because I got fired up and went long on a couple of different points in the Green Bay Packers links and non-Packers links sections of this week’s Surviving Sunday, I’ll spare you the long, drawn-out intro and get right to it: Packers News, Notes and Links Folks were all up in arms earlier this week […]

Will the Packers’ defensive “toughness” be questioned again in 2015?

Remember these types of columns and blog posts following recent Packers playoff exits? If you’re too lazy to click the link, the column calls the Packers “too soft to join the NFL’s elite.” Defensive issues, particularly in the area of “toughness,” have plagued the Packers since winning the Super Bowl four seasons ago. With the exception […]

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

  When we’re looking back at the Green Bay Packers 2015 draft class five years from now, will we be nodding our heads in approval or shaking our heads in disgust at the players Ted Thompson passed up? Versatility and special teams were the buzzwords surrounding this Packers’ draft. I’m not one of those people […]