Five Observations from Packers-Rams
Some observations from the Packers' 21-7 preseason victory over the Rams: 1. Everybody else is more excited about Jeff Janis than Aaron Rodgers is. The most exciting play of the game (not called back by a penalty) was when Jeff Janis took a simple drag route and turned on the jets. In a blink of an eye the rookie from Saginaw Valley State found himself in the end zone, and even though he may not remember much (he said later that he "kind of blacked out" after scoring the touchdown) he burst on to the scene in a big way in his quest for a roster spot. (Continue reading)
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An Optimist's Guide to the Draft
The 2014 draft for the Packers has been generally well-received by fans and "experts" alike. The team was able to address several key areas of need, and it was easy to understand the team’s strategy and thought process. But as with so many things in life, there may be a bit of a letdown after the big event actually happens. Whether we're in a wedding or winning a Super Bowl, once the dust settles many of us find ourselves thinking, "That was it? It’s over?" (Continue reading)
Rodgers Has Chance To Add To Legacy
Aaron Rodgers is already considered one of the best players in the league, and is paid handsomely for his efforts. That's not enough for him. He wants to add to his legacy. As the Packers enter a win-and-you're-in game against the Bears this weekend with the prize being an invitation to the big dance, Rodgers has a chance to ride in on a white horse and do something that will not be forgotten anytime soon. (Continue reading)