Sales from the Packer Pro Shop’s clearance section just might achieve record volume this spring. In just over one week the organization saw departures of two fan favorites, with a third likely to follow in March. Such represents a change in face for the franchise, losing three players that all played multiple seasons with Brett Favre. Given Ted Thompson’s track record, the moves shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Continue reading
When the Packers cut a deal with Charles Woodson in 2006, they were taking a big chance on a player that had struggled through most of his career with the Raiders. The risk turned out to be well worth it as Woodson has not only become a very productive player but also well loved by Packer fans. Continue reading
We’ll start the series with the man who’s name adorns the field at Green Bay, WI, a man who, at one time, was player, coach, and president of the team… Curly Lambeau.
From the first time the Packers stepped on the field, a passing attack was an integral part of the aggressive Packer offense. Lambeau and the Packer were able to effectively use the “forward pass” despite league regulations that made it difficult. Continue reading
Packer fans are among the very few who can tell other fans, “Please… our team was playing with leather hats before your team was even born.” This series of articles will take a look back at the men who made the Packers great before most teams even existed.
It wasn’t until 1943 that the NFL required use of helmets. Prior to that most players chose to don leather helmets to absorb some of the shock, but many players still knocked bare skulls with the other team.
In this series, we’ll look at the Packer player who made the Hall of Fame with just a leather hat protecting their noggin. Continue reading