Monthly Archives: August 2012

Some Clarity Following Preseason Finale

Here’s what we learned as we put a wrap on the preseason: Graham Harrell will be the Packers’ #2 quarterback this season, there are eight WRs on the roster who belong in the league, the defense looks deeper-but I’m not … Continue reading

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Three Tough Calls Ted Should Make by Friday Night

OK, Ted. You’re down to the 75 man limit. After watching your team’s final preseason game against the Chiefs Thursday night–and then watching it again on tape, you have to decide which 53 guys will make your opening day roster. … Continue reading

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Rushing Rules the Day in Cincinnati

The Packers showed in Cincinnati that their historically good offense is ready for the 2012 season. It also showed that it may have added an important new dimension in Cedric Benson, who has wrapped up the starting job after one … Continue reading

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Looking at the All-Important Third Preseason Game

Week three of the preseason, finally. This is the one game that matters. The one game where you get to watch the starters for the entire first half and the battle for the final roster spots and maybe a starter … Continue reading

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OK, Let’s Not Get Carried Away…

Some of your non-Packer fan buddies are probably taking some subtle shots at you today. You got smoked by the Browns? At Lambeau? Better pray Rodgers doesn’t get hurt. OK, we’ll give you that one. But I recall Rodgers looking … Continue reading

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What I’ll Be Watching For on Thursday & Other Stuff

Before we get to storylines for the Packers’ second preseason game, the Lambeau opener against the Browns, let’s examine some of Ted Thompson’s offseason moves as he shapes what will be the initial 53 man roster. Rather than overpay Scott … Continue reading

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Benson Signing Has Low-Risk High-Reward Feel to It

When Cedric Benson was setting records, first in high school and then at the University of Texas he knew an NFL career was his for the taking. The Bears drafted him fourth overall and then things started to go downhill. … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Injury Biggest Story in Pack’s Preseason Opener

The headlines coming out of a snoozer of a preseason opener: Desmond Bishop was carted off with a knee injury (he couldn’t put any weight on his right knee); Graham Harrell got more comfortable as the game went on and … Continue reading

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What I’ll Be Watching Tonight: Pack vs. Bolts and Usain Bolt

When you’re a Super Bowl contender, the main priority in every pre-season game is to come out of it healthy. When the Pack kicks off the season tonight in San Diego they will bring a team that’s a little battered … Continue reading

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Family Night Features More Fun Than Football

The Head Cheese packed up the family and headed to Titletown for my first ever visit to Family Night and while there wasn’t a lot to be learned about the 2012 Packers, it was a great way to usher in … Continue reading

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