For a few days late in the Packers 2013 season, Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy had to feel stunned if not down-right shell-shocked. The Packers, along with the playoff bound Bengals and Colts, could not sell out their stadium for a possible home playoff game. Since 1960 the park enjoyed an NFL record 319 straight […]
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 […]
The relationship between the Green Bay Packers and their fans has been one of the most special in all of professional sports. Instead of one deep-pocketed owner running the show, the Packers are literally owned by the fans. Each owner has stock in the team that gives them voting rights at the team’s annual shareholder […]
Green Bay Packer fan Steve Tate, aka “The Owner”, is a ubiquitous presence in Green Bay. Go to just about any Packers-related event and you’ll see Steve there in full Packers uniform wearing his “The Owner” cheesehead. Here is his story:
Every Green Bay Packers fan worth his/her salt knows St. Vince. Wearing his holy garb, he can be seen in his low-level end-zone seats, along with his cheese-bra wearing wife, “Cheese Louise.” St. Vince has become synonymous with Lambeau Field and is almost as a big a celebrity in Green Bay as the players are.