NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Shaq Thompson, ILB/OLB/RB/SS Washington

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: ILB/OLB/RB/SS Shaq Thompson Player Information: Shaq Thompson, ILB/OLB/RB/SS 6-0, 228 pounds Hometown: Sacramento, CA STATS NFL Combine: 40 yard: 4.64 Bench: N/A Vert: 33.5″ Broad: 117″ 3 cone: 6.99 Shuttle: 4.08 News and Notes: Probably the biggest enigma in the draft not named Jameis Winston, Shaq Thompson offers a dazzling array […]

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

Do you ever wonder if the marketing machines behind professional sports franchises make fans stupid? Or are professional sports fans already stupid, and the marketing machines give fans exactly what they’re asking for? I was thinking about this while covering the Yankees beating the Twins (yet again) earlier this week at Target Field. Between almost […]

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Desmond Trufant, CB Washington

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: CB Desmond Trufant Player Information: Desmond Trufant, CB Washington 6-0, 190 pounds Hometown: Tacoma, WA STATS NFL Combine: 40 time: 4.38 20-yard shuttle: 3.85 News and Notes: Brother of NFL defensive backs Marcus and Isaiah. … Started 45 straight games before missing a game against Colorado this season. […]

A Non-Packers Fan Guide To The Stock Sale

It took just 2 days for the Packers to sell 185,000 shares of stock, over 75% of the initial offering that was supposed to last until February.  That’s 48 hours, $43 million dollars total or over $1,500 dollars donated every minute. The media (maybe most notably Bill Johnson of Green and Gold Today) and fans […]