Monthly Archives: January 2017


Well, that didn’t go as planned. My first bit of indigestion bubbled up when Mike McCarthy deferred, as always. Generally, I like this tactic, but not against a historically great offense in their house. You knew the Pack would be … Continue reading

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Can Someone Please Call Donald Driver and Antonio Freeman?

Those who watch the Packers like to rib us fans, constantly telling us that our team consists of Aaron Rodgers and 50 anonymous, interchangeable parts. On Sunday, we may find out whether that is actually true. With the wide receiver … Continue reading

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Hats Off to Aaron’s Arm, Jared’s Hands and Mason’s Leg.

So, I had a decision to make. Son Jackson’s eighth grade basketball team had a championship game at 7pm in Shakopee–about a 30-minute drive away. Do I watch the end of the game or listen to Wayne? I decided to … Continue reading

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Behold the Recipe For An Upset.

As the number one seed in the NFC, the Cowboys are favored to cool off the red hot Packers and advance to the NFC title game next weekend. The ‘Boys have a lot of things working in their favor: they’re … Continue reading

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Remember That Slow Start? Me Either.

I have no idea where to start. Think about where the Packers stood through the first 25 minutes of this game. Would you ever, in your wildest dreams, imagine that over the final 35 minutes Aaron Rodgers would toss four … Continue reading

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Eli’s Comin’ But Pack Won’t Hide

Quick quiz: who has more playoff wins at Lambeau, Aaron Rodgers or Eli Manning? OK, it was a trick question. It’s a tie. They both have two. Of course, it’s taken Rodgers a few more games to get there, but … Continue reading

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On the Eliot Wolf Kerfuffle

There was plenty of teeth-gnashing on Sunday, first toward the end of the Giants-Redskins game to see if the Pack would earn a playoff spot, then during the Sunday night game to see if they’d earn a fifth division crown … Continue reading

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Packers Move On to the Next ‘Table.’

The table has been run. The next table, the playoff table, has 12 places set and the Packers have earned their seat. The season ending six game winning streak seemed unthinkable to all but the most Gerbschmidt-like fans, along with … Continue reading

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