Tex Talks Bears-Packers on Railbird Central Podcast

On Monday morning, Tex joined Brian Carriveau of CheeseheadTV to talk about tonight's Bears-Packers game on the Railbird Central podcast. Give it a listen as the two discuss the NFC playoff picture, the state of the Bears' defense, and James Jones' status for the game.

Packers' Week 8 Captains: EDS, Jolly, Crosby


The Green Bay Packers have announced their captains for tonight's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Center Evan Dietrich-Smith will represent the offense, defensive end Jonny Jolly is the defensive captain, and the man on special teams is kicker Mason Crosby. (photo from

Brett Favre's full interview

You can listen to Favre's full radio interview (from 10/24) here (scroll down to the 10/24 files). Favre discusses being contacted by teams to come out of retirement and many other things, including his worries about concussions and the toll his career took on his body. The full interview is 36 minutes long.

Packer opponents pick your poison

I couldn't help posting this great article from Lombardi Ave. TT clearly has this team built to not only win now, but for years to come. He certainly, imo, has and is earning his keep in GB.

Spinal Surgeon Says Finley Likely Needs Surgery Before Return

Note that this doctor has no personal knowledge of Packers tight end Jermichael Finley's situation, and he is only speaking in generalities. However, every scenario he poses where the spinal cord is bruised results in surgery being necessary. If that is the case, it seems likely that any possible return to the playing field will be delayed.
UPDATE: The scenarios in this article assume that the bruise was caused by compression of the spine. Ed Werder of ESPN says the following:

I'm told Jermichael Finley doesn't need surgery; other reports contradict. My understanding injury caused by torque, not spinal compression

— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) October 23, 2013

Super Bowl 48 "Rumble In The Tundra" The Old School Bowl ll " The Adventures Of Austin Styles

Just a funny short video- I carved figurines of the Packers and Steelers. I took some pics of them squaring off in the snow last winter. I dubbed it " Rumble in the Tundra" check it out

Finley On His Feet and Walking on Monday

There's good news on Packers tight end Jermichael Finley from FOX Sports One's Mike Garafolo. We will continue to update as more details emerge.

Finley Could Need "Weeks" for Recovery

Tom Pelissero of the USA Today tweeted this morning that Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is undergoing tests but probably will not have surgery. This is his follow-up tweet, indicating that Finley will likely be out a few weeks.

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