Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

LeBron James won his second consecutive NBA title with the Miami Heat on Thursday night and cemented his status as one of the greatest players of all time (at least among sane people). I hated “The Decision” as much as anyone else, but I’m also over it. I don’t necessarily cheer for James now, but […]

Packers Running Back Debate: Modern-Day Cedric Benson vs. Ryan Grant In His Prime

Welcome to tonight’s Packers running back debate featuring Cedric Benson and Ryan Grant. Television stations throughout Wisconsin were very upset that the last presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney drew a 0.0 rating. That’s right, not a single person tuned in to watch the presidential debate in Wisconsin.  Research by Nielsen suggested that […]

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Instead of kicking off this edition of Surviving Sunday with the usual long, rambling dissertation on the Packers or football, I’ll start things off with an important life lesson for our younger readers. I am 3o years old. I went out last night and could barely get out of bed this morning. Those four 16-oz. Surly […]

Overheard in the Packers Locker Room Before Their First Practice…

The locker room erupts in cheers and high-fives. Clay Matthews runs through a window and starts eating the glass shards. Mike Neal does 300 push-ups in 60 seconds. Scott Wells takes a couple of Bears fans hostage. Kevin Greene pile drives Matt Flynn for no apparent reason. Rodgers tells his two female friends to go fix him a sandwich because it’s time for him to go to work.

The NFL Lockout is Finally Over: What Roger Goodell was Really Thinking

“Hell no there aren’t any damages! Are you freakin’ kidding me?! We’re the NFL, not the NBA, MLB or NHL. Twitter literally melted into a pile of social networking goo once the lockout ended? ESPN basically threw a party live on the air.