The Packers’ offense has been humming this preseason. Aaron Rodgers looks sharp and confident. Eddie Lacy appears rested and ready. Jordy Nelson hasn’t lost a step. But what about the offensive line? Many became stunned to silence when news spread that JC Tretter would miss several weeks with a knee injury. Tretter was set to […]
There’s been something missing this offseason, and I’ve finally figured out what it is: the annual tirade of Packers fans against special teams coach Shawn Slocum and offensive line coach James Campen. What once was a common occurrence has quietly but certainly escaped from our foremost thoughts. They have only been mentioned in mere passing in recent news stories, and even the most rabid of fans have barely even whispered their names.
With NFL owners set to meet Tuesday in Chicago, a very important week in the sport’s labor situation is about to unfold. Optimism is starting to take hold in this lockout, and while I’d hesitate to say an agreement is imminent, things are finally starting to look like football will be played next season without interruption.