Archive for: Mike McCarthy

A Violent Femme’s View-I Thought You Were Only Joking, My Dear

A Violent Femme’s View-I Thought You Were Only Joking, My Dear

(Editor’s note:  Despite the byline above, the following was written by PD contributor Colleen.  I, personally, am not a ‘Femme’, violent or otherwise.  Please direct your comments accordingly.) I’d... read more »

 

Packers’ Rally Falls Short Against The Steelers

Packers’ Rally Falls Short Against The Steelers

The Green Bay Packers were once again involved in a nail-biter right till the final whistle, but this time the comeback fell short. And in terms of playoff chances, it could have been costly, as they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-31... read more »

 

Gutsy Win Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

Gutsy Win Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

The Green Bay Packers were without Aaron Rodgers once again, but managed to finally snap their five game winless streak with a narrow 22-21 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Offensively the Packers stuttered throughout in the snowy conditions... read more »

 

What’s So Funny ‘Bout Football, Love & Understanding

What’s So Funny ‘Bout Football, Love & Understanding

This post isn’t necessarily intended as an apology for the current plight of the Green Bay Packers, but those at whom it’s directed will almost certainly perceive it that way.  I consider it more an appeal to logic.  I just have... read more »

 

The Postgame Post Mortem: The Walking Dead Edition

The Postgame Post Mortem: The Walking Dead Edition

Didn’t Charles Woodson famously say that the Green Bay Packers, minus Aaron Rodgers, is a 7-9 team? Hey Chuck, can I call you Chuck? you may be on to something there. Sigh. You all know the drill, people. Packers on the slab tonight. ... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: the Practice Squad Quarterback Plot Thickens

From the Far Hash: the Practice Squad Quarterback Plot Thickens

On Sunday, it was announced that the Packers signed quarterback Scott Tolzien to the practice squad. Tolzien, who many of you may recognize, is a University of Wisconsin product and had stints with the San Diego Chargers and San Francisco 49ers. This... 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: The Packers Miss Joe Philbin

From the Far Hash: The Packers Miss Joe Philbin

Let me start by asking two questions: Who is the most invisible coach, from a fan’s perspective, but one of the most important coaches to the football team? Who will the 2013 version of the Packers miss the most from a previous... read more »

 

A Little Perspective On Fans & Coaches

A Little Perspective On Fans & Coaches

The above lecture delivered by then New Orleans Saints head coach Jim Mora is among my all-time favorite sports rants, many of which also feature Mora.  Was it a self-serving way of defending himself against his critics?  Of course it was. ... read more »

 

The Postgame Post Mortem: Stick That in Your Viking Horn Edition

The Postgame Post Mortem: Stick That in Your Viking Horn Edition

Wow, the difference a year makes! One year ago, you could hear a pin drop in the Lambeau Atrium following the Packers’ lost to the Giants. It felt like a funeral. Fast forward a year and the celebrations spilled into the night. Every... read more »