Packers 2014 NFL Draft – Fifth Round Pick: Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin

With their 5th round pick (176th overall) in the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin PLAYER DETAILS:  Jared Abbrederis WR Wisconsin 6’1″/195 lbs CAREER NOTES:  Won 2013 Burlsworth Trophy as nation’s top player who began his career as a walk-on … finished career tied for school record for receptions (202) […]

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

As I get older, I can’t tell if I’m getting soft, getting smarter, or both. I was always one of those people who wasn’t bothered by the use of American Indian imagery and slang for team logos and nicknames. I went to school at St. Cloud State University (the Harvard of the Midwest), which was […]

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 […]

Green Bay Packers Draft Matchup: DE/OLB Andre Branch vs. G Kevin Zeitler

This decision comes down to need for the Packers. Do they take Andre Branch and fill an immediate need on the defensive front? Or do they select Kevin Zeitler and fill a likely future need at center or guard? Usually I don’t pay much attention to the NFL draft, especially all the pre-draft hoopla, but […]

Green Bay Packers Release 11-Year Veteran Mark Tauscher

“@jasonjwilde: Mark Tauscher has been released by the @packers.”

That tweet, instantly relayed by dozens of Jason Wilde’s followers today, was simple, striking, and emotional all in one. News of 11-year veteran Mark Tauscher’s release by the Green Bay Packers was to be expected; however, many had hoped the statement would be about his retirement instead.