News from the NFC North including the defending champion Green Bay Packers and their rivals the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Up to the minute special Brett Favre retirement ceremony information.
It is fashionable for many scribes to award mid-season awards such as Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved, etc. Here are a few of our unconventional awards that you might not see elsewhere.
For Green Bay Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy the messages sent to his players this week was simple and straight-forward. First ‘I don’t want to hear anything about the bye week’, and secondly ‘if you are healthy you play’ regardless of when the bye week happens to fall.
Fans of the Green Bay Packers are spoiled by the play from their quarterback position. Who would have guessed after a nasty Favre-Packers divorce in 2008 that Packers fans might be treated to perhaps an even greater performance out of the quarterback position?
Later today or tomorrow ( by 3 P.M. Central) we will learn the final makeup of 53-man roster which will open the season for the Green Bay Packers at Chicago on Sunday, September 13. Today, with a full body of work now in the books, we roll out our final Version 3.0.
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."