Monthly Archives: December 2016

Packers Will Slay the Lions and Reclaim the North

OK, it’s time for a little positivity around here. That obituary I wrote about six weeks ago? Clearly a motivational tactic. Aaron Rodgers’ ‘run the table’ comment could join Joe Namath and Matt Hasselbeck in NFL lore, but there’s one … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Motown.

One more corner to take and the table will be run. With the Packers’ dismantling of the Vikings at Lambeau, the Packers can set their sights on a fifth division title in the last six years. It doesn’t just seem … Continue reading

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Packers Won’t Need Santa to Deliver a Christmas Eve Gift

They’re like two ships passing in the night. The Packers are that vessel that’s headed out to the high seas, with a crew full of vigor and optimism. The Vikings are the craft that’s headed back to shore, with a … Continue reading

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He Did What?

I missed the play of the game. It was one of those Sundays. I watched the first half on my phone, while simultaneously watching my sixth grader, Dylan, play in a basketball tournament. Watched the second half at home, but … Continue reading

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Soldier Field Beckons, Pack’s Home Away From Home

The Packers make their annual visit to their home away from home, Soldier Field, on Sunday. It’s being billed as possibly the coldest game ever played there, with the temp at around zero and wind chills approaching 20 below. Wonderful. … Continue reading

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Packers Find Wilson and the Seahawks in a Giving Mood

On a Sunday like this one, the only thing that dampened the mood was the sight of a gimpy Aaron Rodgers playing virtually the entire game with a hitch in his step. Otherwise, this was about as perfect an afternoon … Continue reading

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Can Packers Save Their Season on Sunday?

OK, to start, I’d like to apologize in advance. I’ll be at Lambeau Sunday, having strategically placed my annual business meetings for Monday and Tuesday in Neenah. The Packers have lost the last four times I’ve been in attendance. I’d … Continue reading

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Pack Wins Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

For me, the Pack’s victory over the Texans felt like a plate of kung pao chicken with a side of fried rice. Satisfying in the moment, but leaving you feeling a bit empty and hungry for more an hour or … Continue reading

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Will Packers Provide the Encore We Expect?

Before we get started, I want to give you all a heads up that there’s a fun feature about me and my Twin Cities Packers show up at packers.com:  http://www.packers.com/media-center/videos/Packers-Life-Green–GoldIn-Purple/c3d54cc7-e5c1-471b-b1c8-ae5ba0778f81 Was Monday nigh’s win in Philly a one-off or will … Continue reading

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