Topic: Green Bay Packers

November 4, 2013

In which our heroes play music, make jokes, talk about football and -- in the sort of stroke of good luck that comes along only a few times per season -- will have an actual interesting NFL game to watch on a Monday night.

July 11, 2013

Brett Favre did not leave things on the best of terms with the Green Bay Packers or their fans. But, for a variety of reasons, everyone involved is working towards letting those bygones be bygone. They'll all be a lot happier, and a lot lighter, when the peace is finally made, and Favre's number four is finally retired.

April 25, 2013

From conversations with obese nudists on an imaginary subway to needlessly worrying about what's going to happen when the best player in the league attaches himself permanently to your team , a lot goes through the head of a fan on draft day. Eventually you realize it's best to just enjoy the ride. 

February 5, 2013

Donald Driver was never quite great, and never anything less than good, during his 14 seasons in Green Bay. When he retires on Wednesday, it will be as a player who both invited and defied easy mythmaking, and who did so with a smile.

January 4, 2013

Aaron Rodgers puts up superhuman stats season after season, and seems magically averse to making mistakes. It's natural to wonder whether there's something supernatural to all this, but his dominance comes from a very human, if freakily refined, place.

August 24, 2012

The Green Bay Packers and Barcelona FC are among the two most successful franchises in any sport, by any measure. They are also owned by the communities that support them. So who's to say that couldn't work in MLS?