Category Archives: Green Bay Packers

Time Is a Quarterback’s Best Friend. And Other Points of View.

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune interviews new Bears cornerback Alan Ball. Ball is a big defensive back at 6-2, 197 lb. You can’t have too many of them. Bears general manager Ryan Pace would seem to agree. Patrick … Continue reading

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Real Respect

Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune quotes Bears Chairman George McCaskey on why he proposed a rule change at the meetings that would guarantee both teams possession in overtime. “‘A show of respect for the Packers,’ McCaskey said. “He explained … Continue reading

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Some Life Lessons And Other Points of View

Bears I’m trying to avoid a knee jerk reaction to the Bears questionable signing of defensive end Ray McDonald. Let’s just say I’m a bit disturbed by the repetitive nature of his apparent transgressions and leave it at that until … Continue reading

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Covering Up the Theft

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times reports on the “rewording” of the definition of a catch at the league meetings in Arizona: “The NFL Competition Committee has not changed the rule of what constitutes a catch, but tweaked the wording. … Continue reading

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Who Falls Off Farthest Without Their Quarterback?

Dan Hanzus at nfl.com answers your questions: @DanHanzus @AroundTheNFL In a universe where all teams get equally good QB play, who are the 12 playoff teams? #ATNMailbag — Mathias Wagner (@Mathias_Wagner) March 16, 2015 “I’ll look at it another way: … Continue reading

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Change for the Sake of Change? Not in Green Bay.

Tyler Dunne the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel thinks the few Green Bay offseason moves they made were all about purging themselves of the memory of their meltdown against the Seahawks: “First, in emotionless, necessary succession, the team rid itself of memories … Continue reading

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Is Mike Wallace the Final Piece of the Vikings Puzzle?

Mark Craig at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune wonders whether the Vikings signing Mike Wallace was a good idea: “For a guy who scored 60 million bucks a couple of years ago, Mike Wallace sure sounds like he spends way too much … Continue reading

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The Bears Reasonable Approach to Free Agency and Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune gives the details of the Bears first three free agent signings of 2015. The interested observer will note that each of these contracts is about as front-loaded as you could make them. None … Continue reading

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Not the Only Thing. Thank Goodness. And Other Points of View.

Bears The signing of new outside linebacker/defensive lineman Pernell McPhee reminded me ominously of the Lamarr Houston. The description of the versatility of each was so similar it was chilling. But Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune put me more … Continue reading

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Some Combine Thoughts and Other Points of View

Bears I considered this comment from Adam L. Jahns at the Chicago Sun-Times to be interesting news: “The Bears have plenty of defensive holes, but that doesn’t mean Pace and Co. are being narrow-minded. “Some offensive lineman at the combine … Continue reading

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