The Green Bay Packers’ season is on the brink. Two wins in five days puts the Packers back in the drivers’ seat. Two losses and the playoffs are effectively impossible. The microscope falls on Mike McCarthy and his ability to rally his troops to play as greater than a sum of their parts.
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NBC’s TODAY has released a preview of an interview with former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre conducted by Matt Lauer. The interview will air on Monday. TODAY starts at 6:00 a.m. CT.
It’s been 21 years, 1 month, and 2 weeks since a Packers’ backup quarterback has made a meaningful start. Ted Thompson has rolled the dice for years that that streak would continue indefinitely. Today, the Pack will start a washed-up veteran with no training camp experience and Thompson has no one to blame but himself.
We’ve all thought about how Sterling Sharpe’s final numbers might have turned out if he had played another 5-7 seasons. But what if he had simply been born 10 or 20 years later?
St. Louis called Brett Favre, asking if the 44-year-old QB if he would be willing to play. Favre declined. More to story on ESPN all day. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 24, 2013 #PACKERSmicroblog
icon (i’ kon) n. 1. One who is the object of great attention and devotion; an idol 2. Aaron Rodgers
What happens when you’re a better athlete than 99.99998% of everyone else in the world, but the loss of that 0.00001% is the difference between being an All Pro cornerback and a liability on the field? Yep, you go just a little bit crazy.
Packers president Mark Murphy publicly commented on Favre’s number retirement on Tuesday. That and more in today’s Daily Links…
Former Packers center Frank Winters was a guest speaker Tuesday evening for the Marshview Conservation Club’s annual dinner banquet at the Rangeline Inn in Kohler, Wis. One of the topics Winters discussed was his former teammate, Brett Favre, as quoted at PackersNews.com: “In my opinion, he was probably one of the top five players to ever [...]
Mark Murphy said the Packers would like to retire Brett Favre’s number before he goes into the Hall of Fame, likely in 2016.
The former Packers quarterback is pitching a product called Rx Pro. That and more in today’s Daily Links…
Former Packers safety LeRoy Butler weighs in on the recent Brett Favre news making headlines. That and more in today’s Daily Links…
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre has joined the board of directors for Sqor, a new social media website connecting fans and athletes, the company announced Monday. “Brett Favre is someone who understands innovation, audience and competing to win. Brett’s appreciation of the needs of professional athletes and the relationship between the athlete and [...]
Seemingly every interview Brett Favre has completed recently has included an offering of peace with the Green Bay Packers. Today’s was no different.
Last week, former Packers quarterback Brett Favre acknowledged for the first time publicly that he has talked with Packers president Mark Murphy “on numerous occasions” during a radio interview in Buffalo, N.Y. on WGR 550 AM. This week, Murphy confirmed those conversations with Favre during an interview of his own published in the Door County [...]
Brett Favre and his relationship with the Green Bay Packers has been a hot topic of conversation lately. Aaron Rodgers has made his opinion on bringing Favre back into the fold abundantly clear, but not many other Packers players have been heard from. In an interview aired recently by 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, kicker Mason [...]
There’s been plenty of headlines made outside the football field this week with recent interviews from former Packers Brett Favre and Greg Jennings.
Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre is at the NFL office in New York City on Thursday as a member of the newly announced Heads Up Football Advisory Committee. The committee is meeting for the first time publicly on Thursday. According to an NFL press release: The committee – which currently includes 22 men [...]
Rodgers made the comment on an appearance on the “Jim Rome Show” on Wednesday. That and more in today’s Daily Links..