Jim Harbaugh, Coaches, and the Cult of Personality

As the Green Bay Packers set upon their search for a new head coach to replace Mike McCarthy after 13 years on the job, there are plenty of opinions out there as to what kind of coach they need to hire: “They need a quarterback whisperer, so that we don’t waste any more of Aaron’s […]

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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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Green Bay Packers Flashback Sunday: A Dynasty in Ruins

1968 was a season of transition for the Green Bay Packers. Shortly after winning Super Bowl II, Vince Lombardi had resigned as Head Coach to focus solely on General Manager duties. After winning five titles in nine seasons on the field, Lombardi tucked himself away into an office, far away from the team he had […]

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Green Bay Packers Flashback Sunday: The Dawning of a Dynasty

When Vince Lombardi was hired by the Packers, it marked the most important turning point in the history of the Packers. A former NFL powerhouse, the Packers had been reduced to a laughing stock of the league by the end of the 1950’s. Gone were the glory days of the 1930’s and 1940’s. A series of […]

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Vince Lombardi: Run to Daylight

“Run for Daylight” was the name of a best selling book written in 1963 by Vince Lombardi. The following year, a made for television documentary of the same name was produced based on the book. What resulted was some of the best footage of the mid 1960’s Green Bay Packers. Please enjoy this amazing film of yesteryear, […]

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The Lasting Legacy of Vince Lombardi

There is not much that can be written about Vince Lombardi that has not already been said previously. A former high school coach (and teacher) Lombardi’s ascent to the pinnacle of coaching did not come easy. He paid his dues in the college ranks, serving as an assistant coach at both Fordham and Army before reaching the […]

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