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From the Far Hash: Seneca Wallace Tabbed as Backup QB, Complete with Backlash

From the Far Hash: Seneca Wallace Tabbed as Backup QB, Complete with Backlash

Like many sports fans, I get my up to date news off of my Twitter feed. I’m not sure who broke the story first, whether it was @WesHod (of the Green Bay Press-Gazette), @jasonjwilde (of ESPN Milwaukee), @Edwerderespn (of ESPN), or @jsorgi... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Looking Back at My Bold Predictions

From the Far Hash: Looking Back at My Bold Predictions

Back on August 10, I made some bold predictions about the Packers. We can’t check the accuracy of some of them until after the season, but we can assess my roster predictions. Let’s look at how I did. Prediction: Vince Young... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: the Defense We *Want* to See Played Against the Packers

From the Far Hash: the Defense We *Want* to See Played Against the Packers

It’s been awhile since I wrote a playbook article, so I got the itch to compose one today. You’ll also notice that I have gone legit and actually drew my formations and plays with an honest to goodness computer. I decided that... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Cut-Down Day Emotions Run Deep

From the Far Hash: Cut-Down Day Emotions Run Deep

This article was greatly inspired by personal conversations with my sister, and fellow Pocket Doppler writer, Kelly , as well as listening to her in Out of the Pocket podcasts. So, as far as we all are concerned, consider her a coauthor... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: The Comeback of Johnny Jolly

From the Far Hash: The Comeback of Johnny Jolly

LL Cool J. Photo by Saquan Stimpson (Creative Commons). LL Cool J once rapped, “Don’t call it comeback, I’ve been here for years.” The same can almost be said about Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly. He looked... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Updated Roster Battle Winners and Losers

From the Far Hash: Updated Roster Battle Winners and Losers

The Packers just completed their second preseason game, against the St. Louis Rams, and by all accounts it was a much better showing than last week’s dud. They came away with a victory, but more importantly, they developed some more quality... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Where to Draft Packers in Your Fantasy League

From the Far Hash: Where to Draft Packers in Your Fantasy League

It’s that time of year now. It’s time for many of us to participate in fantasy football and to draft the players we hope will bring us fame and fortune. Fantasy football is awesome, isn’t it? What other sort of activity would... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Roster Battle Winners and Losers Emerging

From the Far Hash: Roster Battle Winners and Losers Emerging

We are now three or so weeks into training camp, and coaches, scouts, and fans alike are beginning to see what each player is shaping out to be. We can begin to predict some of the roster battles winners and losers. Let’s take a look at... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Bold Predictions

From the Far Hash: Bold Predictions

No one likes reading about the obvious. Safe bets are boring. Let’s have a look at some of my bold predictions about the Packers, which includes this season and perhaps next year. If I’m correct, I’m gonna start buying more... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Musings About the Vince Young Workout

From the Far Hash: Musings About the Vince Young Workout

By now, it’s no secret that the Packers are working out Vince Young this morning as a backup quarterback candidate. But, why now? Didn’t the Packers have all off season to look at him? Yes they did. But, now everything has changed.... read more »