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Articles tagged with 'packers'

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Holmgren returns to Wisconsin for autograph show

Published March 2, 2015

Super Bowl winning coach Mike Holmgren, who coached the Green Bay Packers to the title in 1996, returns to Wisconsin for an autograph show on Saturday at Legends of the Field in Greenfield.

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NFL Combine is Thompson's time

Published Feb. 19, 2015

Officially, the 2015 NFL season doesn't begin until March when the league calendar flips. But the NFL Combine is this week in Indianapolis, and it's the best chance for teams to get up close and personal with future draft picks. While Packers coaches are on hand as well, this is Ted Thompson's time to shine.

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Bears, pigs and Marty McFly

Published Feb. 16, 2015

As with any good Milwaukeean, I left work and headed to a bar Thursday night - only it was a bit later since I just finished up covering the Milwaukee Bucks' victory over the Sacramento Kings - and headed to My Office. What I walked in to was a hilarious mix of Bears, pigs and Marty McFly references.

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McCarthy's surprise move sends strong message to Packers

Published Feb. 11, 2015

Coaches in any sport preach accountability, from their players and themselves. But all have an ego, and believe their way is the right way. Sometimes, it's "do as I say, not as I do." But Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has determined he needed to change in order for the Packers to win another Super Bowl. It sends a strong message.

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Packers free agency situation clouded

Published Feb. 6, 2015

Letroy Guion was arrested in his home state of Florida on Wednesday, and the free agent-to-be defensive tackle's future with the Green Bay Packers at risk. Guion's legal matter only further clouds the free agent picture for the Packers, who have big decisions to make on Randall Cobb, Bryan Bulaga and several others.

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Packers set for next year but a few adjustments would be helpful

Published Feb. 3, 2015

The Green Bay Packers have a roster of players who should be able to challenge next year for a berth in the Super Bowl. But a few changes in the offensive approach would most likely make this the most feared offense in the league.

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New #itsAaron features Camp Hometown Heroes

Published Jan. 28, 2015

The latest episode of the "It's Aaron" campaign features Camp Hometown Heroes, an organization dedicated to caring for children of fallen members of the U.S. military.

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Breaking down the Packers breakdown

Published Jan. 20, 2015

The Green Bay Packers had a 12-point lead with four minutes left on Sunday against a Seattle offense that, to that point, had not scored a touchdown and turned the ball over four times. After the punt, Russell Wilson and his minuscule quarterback rating had 3:52 to work try and score twice. So what happened?

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Putting Packers' disappointment in perspective

Published Jan. 20, 2015

Finding the right words for what happened to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday is a challenging task, and I was struggling with it. Enter Brent Hazelton, the Associate Artistic Director of the Milwaukee Rep. He had a Facebook post that captures just about everything I was feeling. I am pleased to share it with you here.

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Heartbreak in the Emerald City for Packers

Published Jan. 18, 2015

The Green Bay Packers looked like they were headed to Super Bowl XLIX by dominating the Seattle Seahawks for nearly all of the NFC Championship game Sunday in Seattle. Then, it all unraveled in just 44 seconds.

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A British look at the Packers-Seahawks

Published Jan. 17, 2015

From the Seattle bureau of OnMilwaukee.com, Spacehog drummer Jonny Cragg takes a look at Sunday's Packers-Seahawks game. Even though soccer is more his thing, he kinda gets American football. And he's rooting for the Pack.

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Packers playoff primer: The ultimate test awaits in Seattle

Published Jan. 16, 2015

We've seen this act before. Twice before, actually. And both times the Green Bay Packers returned from a trip to Seattle as losers. This time, much more is at stake with a a berth in Super Bowl XLIX on the line and the Packers believe they're ready to author a different conclusion.

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Seahawks only slightly better than Packers

Published Jan. 15, 2015

The chorus in the Green Bay Packers locker room after a divisional playoff victory over Dallas last week was that they are a better team than the one the Seattle Seahawks trounced in week one. That is true. But the Seahawks are different, too, and still better.