Hey there kids, I'm back after a fun Memorial Day weekend. On today's edition of your Green Bay Packers and NFL links and news, we take a look at A.J. Hawk's shock regarding the Jim Tressel situation, the history of the No. 30 shirt, Adrian Peterson being awesome, Freddie Mitchell's mouth, and most importantly, our beloved Green and Gold having plenty of money.
Packers.com looks at the best players to ever wear No. 30 for the Packers. No, John Kuhn didn't make the list, but I'm hoping he will be in the category of those other fine gentlemen someday.
Green Bay Packers coach A.J. Hawk played four seasons under Jim Tressel at Ohio State. Tuesday, Hawk strongly defended Tressel. Personally, I think Hawk is at least slightly full of it.
Well that's a good sign.
Michael Hunt's column on JSOnline about why he thinks the lockout is nearing an end.
Check out what's going on around SB Nation after the jump.
Adrian Peterson finished in a tie for the top spot in an ESPN poll of the best offensive players in the NFL.
The rookie symposium is back on with the NFLPA announcing their will conduct their own two-day event to help 2011 draft picks become acclimated to NFL life.
A few weeks ago NBC's Cris Collinsworth predicted that the NFL lockout would last into the season and we wouldn't see football in 2011. He even detailed what an abbreviated season would look like and, to be honest, it scared me a little bit because no football until November could very well happen.
Freddie Mitchell is generally average at catching the football (except on 4th and 26), but he's really good at running his mouth.