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 […]

Historical Perspective: Vince Lombardi’s Offense Was More Complex Than You Think

Former Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi is arguably the greatest coach in the history of the NFL. However, I believe that his legacy is actually underrepresented in the annals of fame. Lombardi is often credited for having his teams seek perfection. As part of this perfection, the legend suggests that his offensive playbook […]

Packers Periscope: Week 15 at Dallas Cowboys

The Past: In reality, the Packers and Cowboys aren’t all that different; both are storied franchises whose heydays came after hiring relatively unknown New York Giants coordinators.  Both had a renaissance of sorts in the 80s and 90s; Jimmy Johnson, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin for the Cowboys and Mike Holmgren, Brett Favre, […]

Hall of Famer Dave Robinson chats with ALLGBP.com

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Packers linebacker Dave Robinson joined me for a phone interview Dec. 4. Needless to say, the 72-year-old Robinson had some great stories and a first-hand account of the Vince Lombardi-era Packers. “He used to say there were players in the league that were bigger than us, stronger than […]

Packers Defense Does Not Measure Up to Its Talent

Before school started this year, I ordered three motivational tin posters for my music classroom. One of these posters features Babe Ruth, while the other two feature none other than Vince Lombardi, legendary Green Bay Packers coach. Each one is a black and white photo prominently displaying an inspirational quote, and I often reference them […]