Packers Lose a Legend: Lee Remmel Passes Away at Age 90

Lee Remmel 2Bad news came out for Packernation on Thursday. Lee Remmel has passed away at the age of 90.

Remmel was a Packers front office fixture since 1974 and also led the franchise’s public relations and publicity efforts until 2004, when he became the Packers team historian. Before that, Remmel was a writer and columnist for the Press-Gazette for nearly 30 years.

Bob Harlan has said of Remmel, “He had a tremendous love for the organization, a tremendous love, everyone had great respect for his ability as a writer, and certainly if you wanted a quick point in history, there was not a better source than Lee.” Continue reading

Blast from the Past: Randall Cobb Drafted in the Second Round 2011

Randall Cobb No Huddle OffenseWith the draft right around the corner, we at GPN share some special moments from past drafts that Packernation will remember and appreciate. Here is the moment when Randall Cobb became a Green Bay Packer: Continue reading

Rant and Rave: Jalen Collins, CB-LSU

Jalen Collins pollCharles Davis in his 4th mock draft has Jalen Collins, the cornerback out of LSU going to the Packers. While Collins is likely to still be on the board, the question is – is he worth our first round pick? I think the answer to that question depends on whether you are looking for him to make an immediate impact or take a year or two to learn how to be good against the pros. It’s time to rant and rave…I will start with the raves: Continue reading

Packer Receivers of History: Ron Kramer

Packers TE Ron KramerWe continue the series on Packer Receivers of History with Packer Tight Ends. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page.

As the dry spell of the 1950s came to a close in Green Bay, the Packers drafted Ron Kramer who brought his do-it-all style to the Packers at the beginning of their “Great Awakening.” Continue reading

AM Quickslant: Sean Richardson Returns

Not to be lost in the gleeful exuberance at the re-signing of John Kuhn is the fact that safety and sean richardson 1special teams standout Sean Richardson will also be back with the Packers this year. Thompson matched the offer the Oakland Raiders made on the RFA, paying him $2.5 million for one year, Richardson only played 135 snaps at safety last season but was a solid fixture on special teams racking up the more tackles than any other player. With Ted not signing Jarrett Bush yet this year Continue reading