The NFL is not rigged, it’s all in your head

I have mostly ignored the ongoing NFL playoff games, but I found myself on the couch watching the last quarter of the Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers game on Sunday. I turned it on just in time to see the reaction to the reversed Dez Bryant fourth-down reception. The overturned call would end the Cowboys’ drive and season, and I […]

Melvin Gordon, Packers combine for memorable weekend

In Gene Rayburn style, a local radio station asked the following Sunday morning via Facebook:

“Melvin Gordon’s record-breaking 408 yard rushing day is the greatest athletic performance since ________.”

Many answered Aaron Rodgers throwing six touchdowns in the first half six days earlier. Gordon’s historic Saturday remained the greatest event until Rodgers stepped back onto Lambeau Field less than 24 hours later.

Green Bay Packers: Is It Time to Stress Out Over 2014 Team?

I have a very special message for Packers Nation. It contains five letters: P – A – N – I – C.

Packers’ Offense Goes Missing In Detroit

In their loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the Green Bay Packers put forth one of their worst offensive performances of the Aaron Rodgers era. Their run game was nonexistent, many of Rodgers’ passes were off and their wide receivers dropped too many catchable balls.

Seahawks Roll Over Packers In Season Opener

With Aaron Rodgers healthy, the Green Bay Packers entered the 2014 season with expectations of contending for a Super Bowl title.

However, they’ll have to improve significantly if they want to dethrone the defending champion Seattle Seahawks should they meet again in the postseason.

Packers Trade DL Jerel Worthy To Patriots

After a disappointing two seasons in Green Bay, the Packers have traded defensive lineman Jerel Worthy to the New England Patriots.

Packers to retire No. 4, enshrine Brett Favre into team Hall of Fame

After a long, sordid seven years, the Green Bay Packers appear set to finally put the No. 4 of Brett Favre where it belongs – along with the likes of Reggie White and Ray Nitschke in Packers immortality at Lambeau Field.

Jordy Nelson wants $10 million a year from Green Bay Packers

A few weeks ago I was told that the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Jordy Nelson were close to agreeing on a contract extension that would keep him with the team for a long time. Since that time, Nelson’s contract demands have apparently grown a bit and the two sides aren’t as close as they once were.

When and how should Brett Favre’s number be retired?

Talking about Brett Favre in July is now a tradition, evolving from actually playing to whether his No. 4 should be retired by the Green Bay Packers.

NFL teams split more than $6 billion in revenue last season

Anyone worried how all the bad press the NFL has gotten for its treatment of former players and worries about concussions would impact the league’s bottom line can stop worrying. It’s doing just fine.

The 10 best position groups in the NFL

As OTAs are winding down for NFL teams we’re starting to get a better picture of what each roster will look like this fall. With that in mind, here our ranking of the 10 best position groups in the league. Some of them have been helped out by free agency and the draft, while others have been dominant for several years.

Jermichael Finley cleared by his doctor

Former Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley got great news recently, and on Thursday his agent shared it with the football world. The 27-year-old has been medically cleared by his doctor after suffering a terrible spine injury during the 2013 season.

Recapping the Green Bay Packers’ 2014 Draft

Rather than grade the picks the Green Bay Packers made in the 2014 NFL Draft, we can instead take a look at each individual selection and what he will bring to the table for the team.

2014 NFL Draft: Updated Needs for each of the league’s 32 teams

The 2014 NFL Draft is just two weeks away and teams are making their final preparations for the big day. Free agency is largely behind us and squads are basically set heading into the draft.
With that in mind, I’ve compiled the needs of each of the NFL’s 32 teams as we approach the draft.

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Could Be Another Pro Bowl Pick By Ted Thompson

With his selection of the player who has arguably the greatest name in all of football, Alabama safety Ha Ha (real name Ha’Sean) Clinton-Dix, general manager Ted Thompson seems to have come through on Draft Day once again for the Green Bay Packers.