Category: Green Bay Packers

Brett Favre Says the Only Time he was Ever Knocked Out was on the Final Play of his Career

Monday, April 15th, 2013

For all the hits Brett Favre took in his career, he says he was never knocked out cold until the frozen turf at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota did him in on what seemed like a soft hit. That ended up being the final play of Favre's ...

Charles Woodson Says the Free-Agent Market was Just as Cold for Him in 2006

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Charles Woodson was the NFL's defensive player of the year only three years ago, but now the future Hall of Fame cornerback-turned-safety is out of a job and struggling to gain attention on the open market. I suppose that's the life of a 37-year-old NFL player, but it still seems ...

Jermichael Finley Says “It’ll Be Awesome” No Longer Having to Face Brian Urlacher in Chicago

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

After some doubt about his long-term future in Green Bay lingered earlier in the offseason, Jermichael Finley was given a $3 million roster bonus to return to the Packers. Now, one of the most dangerous and highest-paid tight ends in the game hopes the Packers can get over the loss ...

Justin Pugh Says Different Teams Have Him Pegged as a Tackle, Guard and Center

Monday, April 8th, 2013

There are three blue-chip offensive tackles at the top of this year's NFL draft, and Justin Pugh isn't considered to be on that tier with Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher and Lane Johnson. But Pugh is considered to be a first-round candidate. The knock on the Syracuse product is that his ...

Matt Flynn Welcomes Competition in Oakland, says Seattle Experience “Lit a Fire” Under Him

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Only one year ago, Matt Flynn was considered to be a nice consolation prize at the quarterback position on the free-agent market. He had performed so well in Green Bay that the expectations were high in Seattle, but Flynn ended up getting beaten out by rookie Russell Wilson in training ...

Greg Jennings Took Brett Favre’s Advice Before Joining Minnesota Vikings

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Greg Jennings has pulled sort of a mini Brett Favre, defecting from the Green Bay Packers to the rival Minnesota Vikings within the division. Jennings was a popular name on the free-agent market, but when nothing transpired early in the process, everyone figured he'd end up returning to Green Bay, ...

Tramon Williams on his 2011 Shoulder Problems: “I Should Have Sat Down for Quite a Few Games”

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Tramon Williams played in all 16 games in 2012 and only missed one in 2011, but the Green Bay Packers cornerback wasn't quite himself in either season due to the lingering nerve damage stemming from a shoulder injury suffered in 2011. The 29-year-old says he still hasn't full recovered. Tramon Williams ...

Donald Driver: “I Owe it to the Fans Not to Wear Any Other Color”

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver had hoped to play in the NFL until he was 40. However, Driver will fall a few years short of that goal. The Packers' all-time leading receiver has announced his plans to retire and will make the formal announcement next week in front of the ...

Aaron Rodgers: “We need to just figure some things out within the locker room”

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

It was another disappointing ending for the Green Bay Packers this season. Even though they won a game this postseason unlike last year, the Packers were smacked around by the San Francisco 49ers and will have to watch the NFC Championship at home. There are questions now for Green Bay ...

Christian Ponder Explains His Swollen Arm and the Decision to Sit Out of Vikings’ Playoff Loss to the Packers

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The picture in front of you is Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback Christian Ponder's right arm. Ponder was drawing some criticism for not finding a way to fight through his elbow pain and play in last Saturday night's playoff loss to the Packers. After seeing the image, it's hard to blame ...