A Closer Look at the Packers trade of Jerel Worthy: Was it Financial?

Photo credit: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today.  On August 13, the NFL formally approved the trade the sent Packers defensive end Jerel Worthy to the New England Patriots for a conditional 7th-round draft pick pending him passing a physical. At first glance, it seems like a simple trade that sent a player who had no chance of […]

Packers Jerel Worthy traded to The Patriots for a late round pick

The Green Bay Packers have reportedly traded defensive tackle Jerel Worthy to the Patriots for a late round pick, according to Ian Rapaport of NFL Network, as well as Worthy’s agent, Chafie Fields. The former second round pick in the 2012 draft was a promising 3-technique in college at Michigan State, but was drafted out […]

Comparing Aaron Rodgers in 2011 to Other Great QB Seasons in History

Every positive hyperbole you could possibly think of has been used on Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and his performance level through seven games in 2011. While there is no doubt that he’s playing at a level above any quarterback in the NFL this season, where does Rodgers’ 2011 season rank historically? We’ll start […]

Packing the Stats: 2011 Week 1 Pass Defense

After week 1, every fan has the right to be optimistic.  Fans of winning teams will instantly project the same success to the next 16 weeks, fans of losing teams will console themselves that its only one game and fans of teams that got blown out will delude themselves into thinking that their team is […]