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03.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Last night on SportsCenter, the Packers were the featured team in terms of draft talk and some interesting tidbits came up.First is that, with the exception of Aaron Rodgers, we've used our first round pick for the past few years to pick up a defensive player. The second nugget that came out was how last season's draft really ended up being a vote of confidence in Aaron Rodgers. I never looked at ...
03.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
We're finally getting full stories and not just AP wire blurbs. Apparently ESPN.com's Chris Mortensen spoke with Favre's agent Bus Cook and this article has this:"I talked to Brett this morning and I told him 'nobody forced you to make this decision to retire, but the flip side is nobody encouraged you to play,'" Cook told Mortensen. "Two years ago, Ted [Thompson, the Packers' GM] encouraged him t...
03.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Statement From Packers General Manager Ted Thompson:posted 03/04/2008Brett Favre has informed us of his intention to retire from the Green Bay Packers and the NFL. He has had one of the greatest careers in the history of the National Football League, and he is able to walk away from the game on his own terms - not many players are able to do that.The Packers owe him a tremendo...
10.21.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Former Packer Max McGee dies October 21, 2007 | 11:36 AM Former Green Bay receiver Max McGee dies (from AP.org) By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Max McGee, the unexpected hero of the first Super Bowl and a long-time challenge for Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi, died Saturday after falling from the roof of his home, police confirmed. He was 75. Police were call...
10.25.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Very, very interesting October 25, 2007 | 08:06 PM A week before the Colts and Patriots face each other in that highly anticipated showdown, Manning and Brady have a chance to set up the perfect matchup with an almost perfect scenario this weekend: If each wins, and keeps his respective team unbeaten, the NFL says they will become the first quarterbacks in league history to defeat 31 teams. "I t...
11.05.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
How about them Packers? November 05, 2007 | 06:59 AM Yesterday's win at Arrowhead was the final notch in one more record for Brett Favre. Kansas City was the one other team in the NFL that Favre had yet to beat. By winning, he joins Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, who both achieved the feat last week, as the only QBs to beat every other team. Congrats, Brett! It was sometimes ugly, sometimes heart...

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