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Articles tagged with 'packers'

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(Fried) Fish out of water, from NYC to MKE

Published April 12, 2014

I have been given the great honor to share with you my stories about moving from Manhattan's Lower East Side to Milwaukee's Bay View. Each blog will cover something new and exciting to me about Milwaukee - fish fries, supper clubs, tailgating at Brewers games, local characters and everything else that makes this city great.

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Top 5 Packers free agent signings

Published March 11, 2014

Teams can officially sign unrestricted free agents this afternoon, and while the Green Bay Packers don't have a "storied" history of bringing aboard talent developed elsewhere, they have signed a handful that made big impacts.

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Expect high impact, not high profile, moves from Packers

Published March 6, 2014

You can't help but think that where there is smoke, there is fire - fire in that Thompson may, indeed, be on the lookout for high impact players in free agency. That's the phrase fans need to remember. There's a difference between "high impact" and "high profile."

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Did our passion for football kill our speed skating chances?

Published Feb. 25, 2014

The Netherlands speed skating coach Jillert Anema said one of the reasons the U.S. speedskating team did not take a medal in those events was because of our country's obsession with football - a sport no one else in the world cares about. Is he right? And does it matter?

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Driver announces the winners of the Driven to Achieve Awards

Published Feb. 5, 2014

Former Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Donald Driver announced the first-ever class of Driven to Achieve Award winners. The awards were created to recognize the achievements of charities, companies, community leaders and celebrities on both the national and local level that have made a remarkable difference.

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What the Packers logo would look like if it were a hipster

Published Jan. 15, 2014

One of my favorite internet inventions are repurposed, or reimagined sports team logos. Some are humorous, some are ugly, and some are better than the current one. This time, the talented David Rappoccio wondered "what if NFL logo's were hipsters?" And the best rendition is, by far, that of your Green Bay Packers.

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Packers have decisions to make

Published Jan. 13, 2014

The Green Bay Packers have 20 free agents, 17 of which are unrestricted, to make decisions on this offseason. Who are they, and do any deserve to be back. We take a look at this group and how their retention, or departure, may affect the team. Let us know what you think - who do you want back? Who should be back? Who should hit the road?

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Three things former residents miss about Milwaukee

Published Jan. 13, 2014

Focusing on the positive, because it's a fresh New Year and all, here are the top three things numerous ex-pats miss about Milwaukee - along with a thing or two they don't yearn for.

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"Rodgers is gay" rumor is not media's finest hour

Published Jan. 10, 2014

The rapid spread to the mainstream media of the rumor that Aaron Rodgers is gay is a reminder that we live in "a Gawker/Buzz Feed world" ... and it makes Dave Begel unhappy.

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Packers felt they were a special team

Published Jan. 8, 2014

No team enjoys ending its season without holding a championship trophy. But, some losses to sting more than others, and the Green Bay Packers were hurt to be bounced from the playoffs in the first round in large part because they felt they were a special group destined for big things.

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The good, the bad and the odd of the Packers' season

Published Jan. 7, 2014

There was plenty to cheer for during the 2013 Green Bay Packers' season, plenty to shake your head at, and enough to wonder what exactly was going on out there. Here are some of the good, the bad and the odd moments and players that helped define the 2013 Packers season.