Green Bay Packers
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
November 21, 2013
With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.
The Green Bay Packers have signed free agent Vince Young as a backup quarterback. The No. 2 quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers is former Texas Tech QB Graham Harrell.
The Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy’s seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.
Hargrove was with Green Bay last spring but ended up missing the season while also serving the eight-game suspension he received from the NFL for his alleged involvement in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal.
A judge has dismissed one lawsuit from people who bought tickets to the 2011 Super Bowl in Arlington, but had to watch it on TV because their seats weren’t installed in time for the game.
A former Green Bay Packers cheerleader takes on her bullies by posting her emotional story for the entire world to read (through a series of signs) on YouTube.
Colin Kaepernick repeatedly raced past the Green Bay defense on option runs. Frank Gore barreled over the Packers on more traditional plays.
Denver, Atlanta, New England and San Francisco host divisional playoff games this weekend. They’re a combined 49-14-1, and their rosters are filled with such headline grabbers as Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Tony Gonzalez and Patrick Willis.
The Green Bay Packers don’t much care where they play, who they play or what anyone thinks of their chances to win.
From the way Vernon Davis struts and smiles around the San Francisco 49ers’ locker room, it might be hard to tell the tight end has endured a “stressful season.”