Green Bay Packers blogs all over the internet have joined together to make today "Jerry Kramer for Hall of Fame" Day today. Stay tuned for more information about the case for Kramer and how you can help us campaign on his behalf as the day goes along.
In light of that, today's Cheese Curds are appropriate and timely, as the Hall of Fame is featured along with one of Kramer's Packers teammates, Paul Hornung. The Packers of course have a player being enshrined in the Hall this summer and are playing in the Hall of Fame Game, and one of today's links is the announcement of an event for Packers fans attending the game.
The Hornung news is less fun, however; the former Packer is filing a lawsuit claiming that equipment that he used during his playing days was responsible for brain issues that he's having now.
There's much more in today's Curds, and make sure to check back later today for details on individuals to contact about Kramer's case for the Hall.
Packers Everywhere to host free pep rally in Canton for Hall of Fame Game and induction ceremony
If you're coming to Northeast Ohio for the Hall of Fame Game in early August, make sure to stop by the pep rally to be held on Saturday, August 6th at 4 PM Eastern. It's just a ten-minute drive north of the Hall of Fame.
Paul Hornung sues helmet maker | JSOnline.com
Riddell is the defendant in the suit, which alleges that they were at fault for Hornung suffering many concussions, leading to dementia.
Green Bay Packers' Sam Barrington goes to D.C. for presidential honor - ESPN
Barrington's work off the field has probably been more impressive than his work on the gridiron - he received the President's Volunteer Service Award, adding to an impressive list of honors for his charity work.
What can Gunter Bring to the Table? | Cheesehead TV
This writer feels that the Packers' depth at cornerback is much thinner than many fans think, but I am personally inclined to put Gunter in the category of players who make that position a strength rather than a complete unknown.
Brett Favre: Derek Carr 'a little more polished' than me - NFL.com
Carr had some ups and downs last season, but Favre said "I don't know if I consider him a gunslinger." I'll say this for Carr: he did take a pretty big step forward last season, and he was nowhere near the interception numbers that Favre put up in his first few years as a starter.