Jermichael Finley carries himself with a swagger; he’s been the “big man on campus” ever since high school. Before committing to the University of Texas to play tight end, Finley was offered a dual scholarship by the University of Arizona, which would have allowed him to play both basketball and football at the D1 level. But […]
Adam Czech usually puts together this post on Sunday, but he had other commitments this week, so I’ll do my best to pick up the slack. Last Sunday, Adam called into attention the injury woes of the Packers’ recent first-round picks. Bryan Bulaga, Derek Sherrod and Nick Perry missed a combined 33 regular-season games last […]
When is it time to get worried about the Packers recent history in the first round of the NFL draft? Bryan Bulaga (2010): Missed four games in 2011 with a knee injury and seven games in 2012 with a season-ending hip injury. Derek Sherrod (2011): Broke his leg toward the end of a ho-hum rookie […]
After Sunday afternoon’s 30-20 victory by the Green Bay Packers over the St. Louis Rams, I listened to Jason Wilde’s weekly appearance on ESPN Wisconsin’s radio show “Pack Attack.” The conversation immediately dove into a debate between Wilde, Bill Johnson, and Homer about the effectiveness of Alex Green’s rushing attempts. While he made 20 rushing attempts the entire game, Green only netted 35 yards for a 1.8 yards per carry average. His longest run was for 15 yards.
In this week’s edition of “Tuesday’s with Aaron” with Jason Wilde (a must listen if you are a Packers fan), Aaron Rodgers tried to describe what is a “rhythm offense”: “I don’t know… I think a rhythm offense is an offense that operates best in favorable down and distances and making consistent plays and not […]