We've had better sports weekends here in Wisconsin. Our Badgers lost 38-13 at Michigan, our Brewers lost 4-3 to the Dodgers, and we lost a Hall of Fame Packer running back Jim Taylor, who died Saturday morning in Baton Rouge. But, here's the thing about sports and the athletes who play them: their legacy lives [...]
Category: NFL Hall of Fame
Hey NFL, what the hell is going on out here?
As I've written about before, I believe Jerry Kramer has earned a place in the NFL Hall of Fame. After yesterday's announcement of the 2017 modern era finalists, though, I wonder if he even wants it. Would a guy who has represented the NFL with dignity and class for 58 years really want his name [...]
And here’s to you Mr. Robinson
In honor of Dave Robinson's election to the 2013 Hall of Fame, we are re-posting this from our August 27, 2012 entry. It's easy to track former Green Bay Packer linebacker Dave Robinson through a crowded room. Just follow the sound of his deep belly laugh. A kind, intelligent man and a versatile, talented football [...]
We’re pulling for Jerry Kramer
We're pulling for Jerry Kramer to be elected to the NFL Hall of Fame because he pulled for the most iconic sweep in NFL history. Kramer, who played guard for the Packers from 1958 through 1968, chronicled the 1967 season in Instant Replay, a book called "the best book every written about that sport and [...]