Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News And Links For June 28, 2012

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 15: Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers looks on from the sidelines against the New York Giants during their NFC Divisional playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 15, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Happy Thursday, ladies and gentlemen. There's still no football. I'd encourage you to get up and go do some things outside, but pretty much everywhere, it's gonna be hot. So I don't know, pretend you like your job or play Xbox or something? Here's your daily dose of Green Bay Packers news and links.

Favre on Rodgers: ‘I knew when I left, this guy has all the tools' | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Brett Favre: Top-notch talent evaluator.

McCarthy, coaches set tone for defense | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

All of the coaches are acknowledging that the tackling last year was just plain bad.

Packers' hidden treasure: Safety | ESPN NFC North Blog

Hidden treasure? Maybe. Preseason will be very interesting.

Broadcast tryout could be Tauscher's new beginning | Packers.com

I posted about this last week, but Mike Spofford actually spoke to Tauscher about his new gig.

Borel has momentum in battle for WR spot | FOX Sports Wisconsin

What say you, Tori Gurley?

More from around SB Nation after the jump.

Drew Brees, Saints To Meet For Franchise Tag Grievance | SBNation.com

Surely they have to get this settled. Right?

Understanding the Vikings: The Tampa-2 and its Front Seven | Daily Norseman

This is an excellent in-depth post on the Vikings defense and the Tampa-2 in general.

Football Philosophy: Coaching Dynamics and Andy Reid | Bleeding Green Nation

Another excellent longish post. I really think the passing of Jim Johnson has crippled the Eagles.

Carlos Rogers: '[Jim Harbaugh]'s A Little Crazy' | Niners Nation

I think this was firmly established after the fight with Jim Schwartz, but here's confirmation.

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