The Los Angeles Packers? Ask Curly Lambeau

Most people think similar things when they hear the name “Lambeau”. Legend. History. Founder. Hall of Famer. Acme Packing Company. Lambeau Field, obviously. The man more than earned his way into football lore. Dig deeper, and his story gets even more interesting. TRIGGER WARNING: He wanted to move the Packers to Los Angeles. Before coming […]

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The 1919 Green Bay Packers: The Start of Something Special

Per Wikipedia, the tradition of football in Green Bay, Wisconsin goes back to 1896, earlier than any other NFL team.  On the other hand, the Green Bay Packers organization recognizes 1919 as the first year of “competitive football” for the team, even though the Green Bay Packers were not affiliated with an association or a […]

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From Mudbaths and Bloodbaths to Handshakes and Hugs

The Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. This is the rivalry above all others in the National Football League. A battle for football supremacy in the Midwest, pitting small town Green Bay versus giant metropolis Chicago. The winner having bragging rights over the other until the next meeting. The loser heading home, knowing they […]

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Questioning Mike McCarthy’s Legacy

There are few coaches in the history of the Green Bay Packers who have the resume Mike McCarthy does. An 80-42 regular season record (.656 winning percentage), franchise best 15-1 record in 2011, two trips to the NFC Championship Game and a Super Bowl title are just a few of the highlights of McCarthy’s seven year run […]

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Creating the Legacies of Ted Thompson, Mike McCarthy, and Aaron Rodgers

When you have reached the apex of success, it is often difficult to remain at the top. After clawing, scratching, fighting, exhausting every last ounce of blood, sweat, and tears, to achieve the ultimate success, the question often becomes “How do we stay here?” This is a question currently facing the Green Bay Packers. For […]

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