Burke Blotter: Packers’ Mike McCarthy Shuts Up Critics

Sixty minutes. Sometimes that’s all you need to silence some of your critics. Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy did that last Sunday after the Packers defeated the New England Patriots 26-21 at Lambeau Field. It was as big of a game as you can get during the regular season with Aaron Rodgers facing […]

Packers 26, Patriots 21: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Lambeau Field. It had all the makings of an instant classic yesterday afternoon for the Green Bay Packers. For once, it was a game that lived up to the hype. The Packers beat the Patriots 26-21 that saw Rodgers and Brady trade touchdown passes before a crucial late fourth quarter […]

Cory’s Corner: Mike McCarthy is the Packers’ next priority

Now that general manager Ted Thompson has been rightly granted a contract extension, it’s time to start zeroing in on the next big signing. And that’s head coach Mike McCarthy. Some folks still may grumble about the job that he does, but he has led the Packers to the playoffs the last five seasons. That […]

Cory’s Corner: Fantasy football-style rules are hurting the NFL

We are now in the live ball area of the NFL. Referees have been instructed to crack down on defensive players even more and closely watch pass interference or defensive holding. The reason? Because the casual NFL fan is more concerned with his or her fantasy team as opposed to cheering for a team. According […]

Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy: The NFL’s Most Dynamic Duo?

Former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike Holmgren once said he told a young and out of control Brett Favre the following to help buck up his raw but up-and-coming quarterback: “You and I are joined at the hip.” It was that joining of the hip that led the Holmgren-Favre partnership to the top of […]