Mike McCarthy: the Evolving Coach Not Afraid of Change and Risk

We’ve all heard the adage that the NFL stands for “Not For Long.” Either you keep up and adapt, or you find a new line of work. Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has received plenty of criticism for hanging onto loyalties and not making the change when he probably should have. The most […]

Ted Thompson and the “Moneyball” Approach to Roster Management

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has told reporters that he doesn’t play moneyball when building and turning over his roster. Translation: Ted Thompson most definitely plays moneyball. We all know it because he’s not afraid to let players walk away if the contracts don’t add up to his perceived value to the team. […]

Packers Video: Green Bay Packers 101

Every Green Bay Packers fan has faced this question at one point or another: “Why the Packers?” The fan then gives their reason for their apparent insanity.  It could be the team’s tradition or it could be a family tradition or a Wisconsin birthright for those born in the Dairy State.  Each fan has their […]

Open Letter to NFL Hall of Fame Seniors Committee: Vote in Packers Guard Jerry Kramer

Dear NFL Hall of Fame Seniors Committee: As custodians of the NFL of yesteryear, you are charged with recognizing the remarkable players of a different era. I commend the job you have done as the Pro Football Hall of Fame is well represented with many deserving players from decades long ago. It is a highly […]

Historical Perspective: Vince Lombardi’s Offense Was More Complex Than You Think

Former Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi is arguably the greatest coach in the history of the NFL. However, I believe that his legacy is actually underrepresented in the annals of fame. Lombardi is often credited for having his teams seek perfection. As part of this perfection, the legend suggests that his offensive playbook […]