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Brett Favre Announces He'll Return to Green Bay for Hall of Fame, Jersey Retirement

Brett Favre Announces He'll Return to Green Bay for Hall of Fame, Jersey Retirement

A press conference will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. CT.

Railbird Central Podcast: Tony Mandarich Interview

Railbird Central Podcast: Tony Mandarich Interview

The former Packers first round draft pick speaks candidly about his time in Green Bay.

Packers Calendar: Jared Abbrederis at NFL Alumni Fishing Tournament

Packers Calendar: Jared Abbrederis at NFL Alumni Fishing Tournament

The Packers wide receiver will join former players at Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. on Wedneday.

Former Packers Levens, Green to Attend

Former Packers Levens, Green to Attend "Milwaukee's Largest Fantasy Football Draft Party"

Announced by Lammi Sports Management on Monday, former Green Bay Packers running backs Dorsey Levens and Ahman Green will be in attendance at ...

Brett Favre Lends Support to Jerry Kramer's Hall of Fame Bid

Brett Favre Lends Support to Jerry Kramer's Hall of Fame Bid

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre on Tuesday joined the long list of personalities lending support to the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

Packers Calendar: NFL Broadcast Boot Camp Begins

Packers Calendar: NFL Broadcast Boot Camp Begins

Former Packers LB Brady Poppinga will take part in the event being held at NFL Films in New Jersey beginning on Monday.

Brett Favre on Green Bay Reunion:

Brett Favre on Green Bay Reunion: "It's Going to Happen"

During an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio on Tuesday, Brett Favre echoed many of his comments since leaving the Packers organization but also...

Former Packer Brady Poppinga to Take Part in NFL Broadcast Boot Camp

Former Packer Brady Poppinga to Take Part in NFL Broadcast Boot Camp

Former Green Bay Packers linebacker Brady Poppinga is continuing to hone his craft as a football analyst and announcer by taking part in the eighth...

Railbird Central Podcast: Jerry Kramer Joins the Cheesehead TV Hall of Fame

Railbird Central Podcast: Jerry Kramer Joins the Cheesehead TV Hall of Fame

The two-time Super Bowl champion joins us for our milestone 400th episode.

2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Finalists

2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame Finalists

The 15 modern-era 2011 finalists for induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame were announced on Sunday:

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 Semi-Finalists

Pro Football Hall of Fame 2011 Semi-Finalists

The 26 semi-finalists for induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011 were announced this morning on the NFL Network:...

Arrest Warrant Issued For Grady Jackson

Arrest Warrant Issued For Grady Jackson

Police in Duluth, Georgia have issued an arrest warrant for former NFL defensive tackle Grady Jackson, Mike Morris of the Atlanta Journal...

Pat Tillman Would Have Turned 34 Today

Pat Tillman Would Have Turned 34 Today

Former Arizona Cardinals safety Pat Tillman, who courageously walked away from a multi-million dollar contract to fight for his country, would...

#NFL and #NFLPA Issue Joint Statement on CBA Talks

#NFL and #NFLPA Issue Joint Statement on CBA Talks

The NFL and NFLPA issued a joint statement following talks towards a new collective bargaining agreement today in Washington, D.C....

Protection Order Against Shannon Sharpe Dismissed

Protection Order Against Shannon Sharpe Dismissed

Michele Bundy, who received a temporary restraining order against former Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens tight end Shannon Sharpe, has...

NFLPA's Kickoff Message to the Fans

NFLPA's Kickoff Message to the Fans

The NFLPA has released the following message from NFLPA Executive Committee members Charlie Batch, Drew Brees, Brian Dawkins, Domonique Foxworth,...

Hanburger, Richter Senior Nominees for Class of 2011

Hanburger, Richter Senior Nominees for Class of 2011

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Seniors Committee named former Washington Redskins linebacker Chris Hanburger and former Los Angeles Rams ...

Derrick Brooks Announces Retirement

Derrick Brooks Announces Retirement

Future Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks has officially announced his retirement from professional football....

RIP: Jack Tatum (1948-2010)

RIP: Jack Tatum (1948-2010)

Former Oakland Raiders and Houston Oilers defensive back Jack Tatum died of a heart attack today, WBNS-10TV reports. Tatum was 61 years old.

Ditka Warns NFL, NFLPA About Greed

Ditka Warns NFL, NFLPA About Greed

During an appearance on "The Waddle & Silvy Show" on ESPN 1000 in Chicago, Hall of Fame Chicago Bears tight end and former NFL head coach Mike Ditka cautioned the NFL and the players about being greedy.

NFL Rejects Three-Year Rookie Contract Proposal

NFL Rejects Three-Year Rookie Contract Proposal

A Thursday afternoon musing by NFL player agent Alvin Keels about how the NFLPA should cap rookie contracts at three years, and eliminate the...

JaMarcus Russell Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance

JaMarcus Russell Arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance

Free agent quarterback JaMarcus Russell was arrested on Monday for possession of a controlled substance, the Mobile (Al.) County Sheriff's office...

Trent Dilfer Pushes for NFL Developmental League

Trent Dilfer Pushes for NFL Developmental League

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer believes the NFL should have a developmental league, Dan Hinxman of the Reno Gazette...

Cris Carter Speaks at 2010 NFL Rookie Symposium

Cris Carter Speaks at 2010 NFL Rookie Symposium

Former NFL wide receiver Cris Carter closed out the 2010 NFL Rookie Symposium on Wednesday, and for good reason.

25 Current and Former NFL Players Going to Broadcast Bootcamp

25 Current and Former NFL Players Going to Broadcast Bootcamp

25 current and former National Football League players will participate in the NFL Broadcast Bootcamp at NFL Films in Mount Laurel, New Jersey on...

Pro Football Hall of Fame Announces Presenter List for Class of 2010

Pro Football Hall of Fame Announces Presenter List for Class of 2010

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has announced the presenter list for the Class of 2010.

Sobering Realities Regarding Head Injuries

Sobering Realities Regarding Head Injuries

When I was in Cleveland last week, my sister and I agreed that one of the best things about football is the physicality of the game.  There’s just nothing quite like the sound of pads colliding, that pop that rings out as a player tries to impose his will on an opponent.  No one can dispute that Atari Bigby’s punishing hits on Seattle’s receivers were highlights in the 2007 divisional playoff game.  They were thrilling, and we watched them again and again.  But reality sinks in when, in extolling the rush that comes with a particularly hard hit, we have to add a caveat: “so long as it’s clean and no one gets hurt.”

No PETA ads for Michael Vick

No PETA ads for Michael Vick

It started with this Ad Age post May 1st by Rich Thomaselli stating The disgraced one-time NFL superstar serving prison time for funding an illegal dog-fighting ring is primed to do public-service ads for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals upon his release later this month. According to three people with knowledge of the matter, the proposed endorsement is part of a comprehensive PR scheme aimed at rehabilitating the quarterback's image and gaining him readmission to the league that banned him from playing. Then proceeded the blogging and twitter hashmark #michael vick worlds acting as though there were blood in the water.