Packers’ free-agent signees playing well

The level at which Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson eschews signing free agents each offseason has gone from a local talker to a national meme in recent NFL offseasons. These days, it’s not just Packers fans who smirk/smile/shake their head/grumble whenever the topic of Thompson and free agents arises. Now, everyone talks about […]

The Burke Blotter: Packers Could Miss Playoffs at 11-5

How often is “good” not good enough? While that may sound like a clue The Riddler left Batman, this very well could be the conundrum the Green Bay Packers find themselves in at the end of the 2014 season. The Packers currently sit at 6-3, one game behind the Detroit Lions for first place in […]

Packers Stock Report: “Go Pack Go” vs. “Bears Still Suck” edition

Let’s start this week’s Green Bay Packers stock report with a quick poll: Is it more satisfying when Packers fans take over an opposing team’s stadium with “Go Pack Go” chants when the Packers win on the road, or is it more satisfying when the Packers are stomping the Bears at Lambeau Field and fans […]

Game Balls and Lame Calls: Packers 55, Bears 14

After watching last night’s game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears, one phrase comes to mind: a beautiful disaster. Packers 55, Bears 14. It’s always nice when your team blows out the opponent but when it’s a bitter rival like the Bears, a 41-point margin of victory is just that much sweeter. […]

Packers Stock Report: Who will rise and fall in the second half edition?

Since the Green Bay Packers didn’t play this week, it’s tough to do a traditional stock report. I supposed we could look at what a couple of Packers players did over the bye week and rank their activities as rising or falling. For example, Jordy Nelson going to the World Series and Aaron Rodgers hanging […]