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Michael Sam and the ‘new’ America

Michael Sam and the ‘new’ America

  Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/GETTY IMAGES “Horrible.” That was the word used to describe Michael Sam being drafted by the St Louis Rams by Miami Dolphins’ safety Don Jones in a tweet. He has since been fined an undisclosed amount... read more »

 

The Backdeck vs The Mayor: Picking The First Three Rounds For The Packers

The Backdeck vs The Mayor: Picking The First Three Rounds For The Packers

Ed. Note: The Backdeck vs The Mayor is back with their potent powers of prognostication to ponder Packers picks (try say that three times fast) for the first three rounds in the 2014 NFL Draft. Last year Tom ‘Backdeck’ Knigge ... read more »

 

Is London The Next Stop For MLB?

Is London The Next Stop For MLB?

“I was having lunch today, and watching people walk, the way I do in every city, someone walked by with a Pirate jacket and a Cardinal jacket,” Major Leaue Baseball Commisioner Bud Selig said during his time at the Sydney Cricket Ground.... read more »

 

Pack Win The NFC North In Rodgers’ Return

Pack Win The NFC North In Rodgers’ Return

 Aaron Rodgers passed for 318 yards and two touchdowns on his comeback from a collarbone injury, in a 33-28 victory for the Green Bay Packers on the road against the division rival Chicago Bears. The win gives the Packers the NFC North... 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 »

 

Packers Stage Another Huge Comeback

Packers Stage Another Huge Comeback

For the second week running, the Green Bay Packers had to overcome adversity on the road to keep their chances of a playoff birth alive. The team showed unbelievable resiliency coming out of the locker room – erasing a 23 point defect... read more »

 

Early Bird Breakdown Week 15: Packers @ Cowboys

Early Bird Breakdown Week 15: Packers @ Cowboys Before we dive in to this week’s breakdown, we’ll take a look at last week’s game: The Good: Packers won (finally)! Normally I like to reserve this spot for a player but... 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 »

 

Offense Stalls As Lions Maul Packers

Offense Stalls As Lions Maul Packers

Quarterback Matthew Stafford scored his first career win over the Packers, throwing for 330 yards and three touchdowns, leading his team to a 40-10 blowout and their first win on Thanksgiving in nine years at Ford Field. After losing to... read more »