Monthly Archives: March 2012

Packers Catch Break: Won’t Kickoff Season in New York

The announcement wasn’t expected this week, but when it came I greeted it with surprise and a contented sigh. Although the NFL’s kickoff game has become an event of near Super Bowl proportions, it’s not as much fun when your … Continue reading

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A Very Good Friday: Packers Sign Saturday

Most NFL wonks assumed free agent center Jeff Saturday would wait to see where Peyton Manning landed and if that team could use an upgrade, he would head there to once again welcome Manning’s hands on his behind. And so … Continue reading

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Latest Snub Should Fuel Rodgers in 2012

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Aaron Rodgers, it’s that he’s used to being snubbed and it fuels him to achieve greatness. He wasn’t recruited by the big schools as a high school senior, he saw his draft position … Continue reading

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Pack Needs To Say No To Tebowmania

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen was the first one to float it out there. Pro Football Talk picked it up. Tim Tebow to the Packers? Say it ain’t so, Ted. Or maybe more accurately, ‘say it ain’t so, Mike.’ Here’s Mortensen’s theory: … Continue reading

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Prepare To Wave Good-bye To Some Packer Greats

Some of the sure signs of spring: March Madness is in the air, mock NFL drafts are sprouting up everywhere and Ted Thompson will watch his roster get younger. With free agency opening up this week, it’s likely we’ll say … Continue reading

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Weighing In On Manning’s New Home

Along with the Saints’ bounty story (I refuse to call it Bounty Gate), the story that will carry us until the free agency season is Where Will Peyton Go? You’ll read a lot about the places that make the most … Continue reading

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Get Set For “March Malaise”

For fans of most teams, March is the trigger to a new season. The league’s new year begins in March and free agency follows a few days later, meaning its open season for players to find new homes. Giddy fans … Continue reading

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