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

Remember the old Loony Tunes cartoons when a giant safe (or sometimes an anvil, piano or another large object) would drop out of the sky and onto a character’s head? Nobody ever died, but they got knocked silly, usually symbolized by stars swirling around the character’s head. What if Green Bay Packers general manager Ted […]

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

I’m currently reading Bruce Feldman’s newest book called “The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks.”┬áIt’s a good book so far with excellent insight into today’s quarterbacks, including some nice tidbits on Aaron Rodgers (and even a few older stories about Brett Favre). But there is a prevailing theme throughout the book so far that bugs […]

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

Congratulations to former Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf on his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Wolf (with a lot of help from team president Bob Harlan and a quarterback who goes by the name of Brett Favre) took the Packers from a floundering franchise to one of the most respected […]

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

Welcome to the “all-too-soon” edition of Surviving Sunday without Green Bay Packers football. The plan was to start this series off on February 8th, a week after the Packers triumphant Super Bowl win in Arizona. And then the last minutes of the NFC Championship game happened. So here we are. Personally, I still haven’t watched […]

Surviving Sunday: News, Notes and Links from the Packers playoff bye week

There’s been plenty of football played over the last four days. Unfortunately, none of it was played by the Green Bay Packers. To help fill that void, here’s a playoff edition of Surviving Sunday. I’ll cover as many Packers topics as I can, and, as always, mix in a few non-Packers thoughts and opinions that […]