Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for March 25, 2014

Brian Brohm, Packers QB of the future

Wherein we laugh at Mark Cuban, Merril Hoge, and Todd McShay.

Hindsight is 20/20, but it's fun to look back and remember a time when the debate between Aaron Rodgers and Brian Brohm was a real thing. We'll do that in today's cheese curds, as well as take a look at Packers' president Mark Murphy's comments from the NFL Owners' Meetings.

Among those comments from Murphy are statements addressing what the Packers have been up to this off-season, plus the new playoff ticket rules and some statements from an owner in another major sport that are making some waves around the league.

Mark Murphy likes Packers' busy off-season | JSOnline
Talking from the NFL owners' meetings, Murphy addresses the free agent signings that the Packers have made, as well as the improvements to the Lambeau Field atrium.

Raiders liked James Jones for more than just his receiving ability - JSOnline
Don't forget how big a weapon Jones was in the red zone and on third downs over the past few years. That production and leadership will absolutely need to be replaced.

NFL ends team sales of playoff tickets until game is certainty | Packersnews
This basically makes the so-called "pay as you play" method mandatory for all NFL teams. Not surprisingly, Murphy voted in favor of it in response to the Packers' struggle to sell out their playoff game. All 31 other teams' owners agreed with him, though.

Owners shrug off Cuban's warning of NFL 'implosion' | Packersnews
Mark Cuban is a professional troll. I agree that too many games on weeknights will become a problem for the NFL, but not a problem that will force the league to fail.

Breaking down the performance-based pay - ESPN
We touched on the performance pay yesterday, mentioning Bakhtiari and Barclay as top earners. Rob Demovsky takes a look at the whole roster an shows which players were the top and bottom earners on the team.

SB Nation selects... Brian Brohm, franchise quarterback -
Oh Todd McShay. Every once in a while, this needs to be brought up to remind everyone of how silly the draft can be.

2014 NFL Draft: Rams have suitors for 2nd pick -
This should be no surprise, as teams drafting second will either have the opportunity to draft Jadeveon Clowney or their best-rated quarterback.

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