Archive for: Free Agency

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Zucchinis or Portents of the Mayan Apocalypse

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Zucchinis or Portents of the Mayan Apocalypse

Yes, this is a counterpoint to the fabulous Thaddeus Collins’ case for Leaving the Gun and Taking the Tebow that he wrote yesterday. If you haven’t read it, you really should. After all, he does make some really logical... read more »


Sunday Morning Musings

The first weekend of the NFL free agency period is almost over and the big news around Packerland is that 8 year veteran Aaron Kampman is set to leave Green Bay to join the Jacksonville Jaguars. Kampman reportedly agreed to a four year deal... read more »


QUICK HIT: Yesssss!!!!! He’s (all but) Gone!

Received a bit of news today that is sure to warm the heart of many a Green Bay Packer fan. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is reporting that Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush has signed an offer sheet with the Tennessee Titans.  As a restricted... read more »


Boras Being Boras

Continuing with today’s free agency theme, we now turn our attention to baseball:   specifically, enigmatic outfielder Manny Ramirez latest rejection of the Los Angeles Dodgers offer of $45 million for two years.  I never cease to be... read more »


Free Agency Con

With the advent of free agency (that’s a little Lenten joke, Chris), this is the time of year that we will once again be treated to the tired litany of complaints from fans and columnists that Packers general manager Ted Thompson won’t... read more »


Free Agency Irrationality

So on the drive home from work today I was listening to WDUZ, the local Green Bay sports radio station.  For the most part the talk was about free agency and what may or may not happen.  There were two calls in particular that somewhat incensed... read more »


I’m Starting a Rumor…

Hmmmmm…..The Minnesota Vikings have a gaping hole at right tackle. Their head coach and offensive coordinator have heavy UW ties. The assistant offensive line coach of the Vikings is Jim Hueber, former UW offensive line coach. Mark Tauscher... read more »


Brewers Close to Signing Looper?

Reports are coming out that the Brewers are close to a deal with pitcher Braden Looper.  While not a “wow” signing if it happens it does add some depth I guess and the adds to the number of St. Louis Cardinal cast offs in the rotation. ... read more »


Is Teixeira Really Worth It?

Those of us who had hoped that Major League Baseball had finally turned the corner toward some competitive balance over the last couple of years have to be dismayed by developments so far this offseason. After a couple of years of relative fiscal... read more »


Melvin and Thompson Trading Notes?

Well, I had mentioned somewhere earlier that I had a certain level of trust in Melvin to bring in an impact free agent here in the Hot Stove League.  It would appear that perhaps that faith was misplaced.  Is Melvin following the lead of Packers... read more »