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Green Bay Packers History

How the Packers recaptured Lombardi-era glory in their first win over the Saints

The Packers’ first ever matchup with the Saints showed they had a little of Vince Lombardi’s magic left.

Packers’ career sacks leaderboard changes after Pro Football Reference’s research

The title now unofficially belongs to Willie Davis, who takes over from Clay Matthews.

Several 2022 College Football Hall of Fame finalists have Packers ties, including Julius Peppers

Julius Peppers is one of several individuals on this year’s finalists list who spent time in Green Bay.

Charles Woodson selected to Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021

An incredible player and a tremendous person has earned pro footballs’ ultimate individual honor.

Revisiting the greatest throw of Brett Favre’s career

Green Bay officially had something special when Brett broke the Lions in the playoffs.

Packers legend Paul Hornung has passed away at age 84

The Packers legend battled dementia over the last several years.

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Packers hold significant historical advantage over division rival Detroit Lions

As rivalry week begins at SB Nation, we look back at the long history between two of the NFL’s oldest rivals.

Hall of Fame kicker Jan Stenerud was reliable and productive in Green Bay

A reader suggestion gives us a great opportunity to reflect on Jan Stenerud’s brief but excellent run in Green Bay.

Davante Adams set to make a big jump up Packers career receiving leaderboard

Entering his seventh year, Adams is about to join some elite statistical company.

Packers All-2010s Team: Punt return spot provides some debate among specialists

Randall Cobb stands head and shoulders above the rest of the Packers’ kickoff returners in the 2010s, but the punt return spot is more debatable.

APC’s Packers All-Decade defense boasts six unanimous picks and several what-ifs

The Packers’ top defense was tougher to pick than the offense for the past decade, with some difficult decisions coming in the secondary.

APC Packers All-2010s Team: Offense has few surprises, ten unanimous picks

There’s not much intrigue in our picks for the All-2010s offense, but it still makes for a fun exercise to look back at the last decade in Green Bay.

How Ted Thompson’s modeling skills prevented a Packers uniform disaster

The Packers once nearly changed their uniforms, but Ted Thompson helped them avoid a terrible mistake.

Creating the best non-teammate offenses in Packers history

What if Aaron Rodgers had Don Hutson to throw to? Or if Bart Starr handed the football off to Ahman Green? We came up with five options for the best Packers offenses constructed from players who never played together in Green Bay.

Packers safety Bobby Dillon selected as part of 2020 Pro Football Hall of Fame class

The Packers did get a safety in the hall this year, just not a modern era inductee.

Packers legend LeRoy Butler not part of Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2020 class

The Packers legend will have to wait at least one more year for the call to Canton.

Za’Darius Smith is the 14th Packers player to make the Pro Bowl in first year with team

Za’Darius Smith made the Pro Bowl in year 1 with the Packers. Who else has done that?

Playoff history between Packers & 49ers has seen two distinct eras

The Packers and 49ers have met 7 times in the playoffs since 1995.

LeRoy Butler named a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2020

The former Packers safety finally got to the next round of voting after a few years of coming up short.

Three Packers DBs, one kicker are among finalists for NFL 100 All-Time team

One modern player and two from the Lombardi era are on the list of finalists, in addition to a kicker who spent a brief stint in Green Bay.

Packers safety LeRoy Butler named a 2020 semifinalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Butler is a semifinalist for the third straight year and will look to break through to the next round for the first time.

Aaron Rodgers’ trips to Dallas have been few, but they have been memorable

AT&T Stadium has been the site for some of the biggest games of the future Hall of Famer’s career.

Four years ago, the Packers welcomed Brett Favre back to Lambeau Field

The legendary quarterback’s rocky separation with the Lambeau faithful came to an end on this date in 2015 after more than seven years apart.

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Packers leaving Milwaukee County Stadium

With this year marking the quarter-century mark since departing Milwaukee, let’s look back at how an odd arrangement came to be.

What if the Packers didn’t have a chance to draft Aaron Rodgers in 2005?

Green Bay took a gamble on a quarterback that wouldn’t play consistently for a few years and the franchise was very fortunate.

Thanks for sending the Packers to the playoffs in 2003, Josh McCown

McCown is retiring, but one play will live on in the memories of Packers fans forever.

A punt, pass and walk down memory lane with the Acme Packers

In honor of Throwback Week, we take a glimpse into the history of the Acme Packers.

Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend: Live Coverage & Open Thread

Jerry Kramer finally enters the Hall on Saturday; keep up with all the news from Canton here.

Packers Draft History: Green Bay’s past picks each of this year’s slots

The Packers have 12 picks and a long draft history. Let’s take a look at who they’ve drafted in the past at the same draft spots they’ll be selecting in 2018.

How much draft capital did Ted Thompson spend at each position?

A look at draft pick values shows a clear line of demarcation between positions that Thompson valued highly and those that he did not.

Packers Guard Jerry Kramer finally voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame, per report

The legendary Packer has reportedly made it into Canton after far, far too long of a wait.

What was the Packers’ best Super Bowl moment?

There were plenty to choose from in the team’s four Super Bowl victories; help us pick which one should be number one.

Packers’ history of new GMs suggests Gutekunst will be active in first two years

The last four Packer GMs have been aggressive in their first couple seasons, for better or worse.

The 2012 Packers: A complete team that is a bigger disappointment than we remember

Looking back at the stats, the 2012 Packers were one of the franchise’s most complete teams of the past decade and

Mark Tauscher and Ryan Longwell will be Packers Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Congratulations to two long-time Packers on this great honor!

Aaron Jones is the 6th Packers rookie with a 100-yard game since 2000

The Packers got a big day from a rookie back on Sunday, and he joined a diverse group of backs in a specific measure.