As everyone now knows, today would have been Vince Lombardi's 100th birthday. It's fitting that the open thread posted to the front page this morning honors Lombardi, as did the self-proclaimed "worldwide leader" with its coaches countdown. Our hat is off to the legend who brought the Packers back to relevance and then dominance in the middle part of last century. Thanks, Vince.
Passion fuels steady Pickett still going strong after 12 years | packersnews.com
I never thought that Pickett would spend eight years in a Packers uniform when he was signed before the 2006 season. I'm glad I was wrong.
Mike Daniels Continues to Break Stereotypes in Second Year with the Packers | Cheesehead TV
Daniels discusses his perceived lack of height and weight and why that actually makes him more effective rather than less.
Greatest Coaches in NFL History - #1: Vince Lombardi - ESPN
Um...yeah...was there really any other choice? Apologies to Paul Brown, Bill Walsh, Don Shula, and Chuck Noll, but I still can't see an argument for anyone else.
Packers defense studies the read-option - JSOnline
Tyler Dunne breaks it down for his readers as well.
Which Packers Assistant is the next to Become a Head Coach? | AllGreenBayPackers.Com
Here's an interesting question. My money is on Moss - the Packers have already given him the title of "Assistant Head Coach" to keep him in Green Bay, but that will only work for so long.
Shea McClellin injury: Bears LB has plantar fasciitis - SBNation.com
Ouch. That sucks for McClellin - we may have a chance to see how well he plays with pain this year.
Enjoy your Tuesday!