When it comes to coaching, the Green Bay Packers have been more than blessed. The name of the NFL’s top prize was an iconic Packers head coach. And before Vince Lombardi, there was a guy named Curly Lambeau who not only coached consistent winners but was one of the brainstormers that brought pro football to […]
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 […]
Mike Holmgren vs. Mike McCarthy: By the Numbers
In an earlier post, we took a look at the comparison between former Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf and current general manager Ted Thompson. Since Thompson just concluded his ninth season with the team, it was interesting to see how the two men compared. Now we look at Thompson’s head coach, Mike McCarthy […]
Why the Fall of Brett Favre Started Much Sooner Than You Think
It’s time once again to look at the disgraceful downfall of one Brett Lorenzo Favre. Yes, everyone has beaten the topic to death the past few years but one thing that has not truly been discussed was the exact moment when Favre’s downfall began. Some say it was in 2005 with the hiring of Ted Thompson. Others argue it happened with the firing of Mike Sherman in 2006. I’d have to partially agree with those who mention Sherman, except they have it backwards. I’d argue Favre’s meltdown began when Sherman was HIRED in 2000.