Another week of Packers training camp is in the books. Is it Sept. 8 yet? Finley pipes down I’ve never been one of those people who gets all bent out of shape whenever Jermichael Finley says something that stirs the pot — I’ll take honesty and candor over canned cliches any day. But it looks […]
Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived
If the NFL wants a case study on how not to handle tragic situations involving past and current players, it should look no further than professional wrestling. Here’s a small sample of well-known professional wrestlers who have died before the age of 50 since 1997: Bam Bam Biggelow, Eddie Guerrero, The Big Bossman, Hercules, Crash Holly, […]
The Complete History of Green Bay Packers in Professional Wrestling: Chapter 1 — The Football and Wrestling Connection
NFL players in the battle royal included Bill Fralic, Jimbo Covert, Russ Francis, Ernie Holmes, Harvey Martin and William “the Refrigerator” Perry. The Fridge was at the height of his popularity after winning the Super Bowl with the Bears in 1985 and went over big time with the Chicago fans. He also provided the match’s most memorable moment.