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 […]

Favre’s Return to Green Bay Set for 2015

After much anticipation, former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre announced today that he will be returning to Green Bay in 2015.  Favre released a video to make the announcement. Not too long ago, I wrote about speculation that both Favre and the Packers were concerned that having him return this season might not be […]

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 […]

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

Brett Favre will not get his number retired by the Packers next season. That in and of itself is not the story. The story is why. The Packers and Favre fear a negative reception from the fans. “That is an issue,” Murphy said, via ESPN Wisconsin’s Jason Wilde. “He doesn’t want it, and neither do […]

Packers, Favre Stall Number Retirement

Earlier this week, Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy spoke to the media about the upcoming season and the talks that have been swirling about when the team might hold a retirement ceremony for former quarterback Brett Favre’s famous #4. Just a few months ago, Murphy and Favre both admitted that there had been […]