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
So, another era of Packer history has come to a close. This time it’s Donald Driver who takes his turn among the Packer greats to say he’s hanging up the cleats.
It’s been a wild ride for the man who has come from no where and gone to the top of the Packer record books. Donald will definitely be missed around Packer Nation. Continue reading
I was born in August of 1970 into a family of rabid Packer fans. It was NOT the best era to grow up a Packer fan, but growing up in that era really helps put things like losses in the divisional round of the playoffs into perspective.
I was born on August 20th. On September 3rd, the great Vince Lombardi died, and so did the Packers’ era of dominance. Continue reading
Now that the sting of the loss to the 49ers has finally begun to wear off, I thought I’d spend some time reviewing the 2012 season. Obviously, the 2012 season didn’t end the way we wanted it to and there were a lot of frustrations along the way, but there was a lot of fun stuff too.
So, grab yourself a beer or a cup of coffee and let’s go back in time to review some of my favorite plays from 2012. If you have others that you really enjoyed, drop a comment below to let us know which were your favorite. Continue reading