Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived – 03-29-15

It’s been eerily quiet at 1265 Lombardi Ave the last two weeks.  Not that there’s ever a hoard of news coming from the Green Bay Packers during the first few weeks of free agency, but with some seemingly big holes on the defense at CB and ILB, one might have expected a minor signing at least. perhaps a […]

2015 Packers Position Group Analysis: Quarterback

Packers quarterbacks:  Aaron Rodgers proved yet again how important he is for this team. After missing seven games in 2013, Rodgers was the top gun in the NFL by earning his second MVP trophy. Where are we now: Here are the current suspects: Aaron Rodgers (1st round) Matt Flynn (7th round) Scott Tolzien (Undrafted free agent) Aaron Rodgers: There’s […]

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.” It’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 […]

Aaron Rodgers 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction:  He had a season for the ages. After winning his 100th start in December with a 43-37 win over Atlanta, Rodgers became No. 1 in NFL history in touchdown passes (222), passing yards (27,520) and passer rating (107.3) for any quarterback all-time at the century mark. For the fifth time in seven seasons […]

Cory’s Corner: Packers must hang on to Randall Cobb

If Aaron Rodgers is the heartbeat of the Packers, Randall Cobb is the breath of life. The asking price for Cobb may seem steep, but it’s really not when you compare him to Victor Cruz. Cruz signed a five-year $43 million extension in the summer of 2013. He was coming off his first Pro Bowl […]