John Ridley Film Tribute To Vince Lombardi Coming With Super Bowl 50

1961 Packers ChampionshipEarlier this month, John Ridley was on the Rich Eisen Show to announce a new film he is producing about Vince Lombardi. It turns out Ridley is a Packers fan which (to me anyway) means that he will treat the film with the respect it deserves. Slated to roll out sometime around Super Bowl 50 (and yes, they are moving to Arabic rather than Roman numerals). The film will focus on a particular slice of Vince Lombardi’s life.  Continue reading

Rumor Mill: Packers Looking to Add a Wide Receiver

Jared AbbrederisThere have been rumors that the Packers have been serious about adding a veteran wide receiver this offseason. Am I the only one scratchin’ my head over that? Names being dropped include Wes Welker and Greg Jennings saw fit to mention that he was open to a reconciliation with the Packers. The Jennings story sounds more like Greg desperately seeking another contract, willing to retract everything he ever said about the Packers and Aaron Rodgers in hopes of making some more money and having a chance to get another ring.  Continue reading

VOTE: The NFL’s Greatest Game

VOTE here and SHARE! The NFL’s greatest game! NFL.com has created a bracket by which fans votecan vote for the greatest game and I think Packernation needs to make a statement here. The interface for voting is pretty cool…it’s a bracket with a preview for each game. Yeah, it’s arbitrary but here is the important part. The “Ice Bowl” of 1967 is on the list and we need to make sure it gets recognized. Continue reading

Packer Receivers of History: Robert Brooks

Robert BrooksA continuation of the Packer Receivers of History series. To read the articles you missed, go to the Packer Receivers of History category page.


Robert Brooks was always a fan favorite. That may have been because, as an undersized receiver, he had that emotional, “cheering for the underdog to succeed” quality, or it may have just been that he was simply electric to watch on the field.

Either way, Brooks found his way into the hearts of Packer fans everywhere and into the history books of the greatest sports franchise in history. Continue reading