Coach Lombardi was a Hall of Fame GM

Coach Lombardi was a Hall of Fame GM

You could fill a library with books about legendary Packer Coach Vince Lombardi and wallpaper a stadium with his quotes. So ubiquitous are the images of him stalking the sidelines in his trench coat and fedora that children whose parents weren't even born during the Lombardi Years still dress like him for Halloween. Coach Lombardi [...]

10 days to go and 10 reasons Jerry Kramer earned a spot in the NFL Hall of Fame

10 days to go and 10 reasons Jerry Kramer earned a spot in the NFL Hall of Fame

Yesterday, Jerry Kramer turned 82 and here's hoping 10 days from now he can finally pop some champagne to toast his spot in Canton. With 10 days to go until the announcement, here are 10 reasons Jerry Kramer deserves a spot in the NFL Hall of Fame. His legacy. As the pulling guard, Jerry Kramer [...]

The super perks of being a Super Bowl fan

The super perks of being a Super Bowl fan

Shortly after she completed five straight twice-a-day radiation treatments, my sister Kathy jumped on a plane and headed to Dallas for Super Bowl XLV. "I bonded with my nurses about it," she said. "I sent them a Super Bowl basket of fruit." That weekend, Kathy pulled on her Packers jersey (No. 77, of course) and [...]