Author: Matthew Brown

Matthew is a lifelong Packers fan and a follower of all sports and pop culture. He also hosts two podcasts Beers and Ears and Discontinued on Display.

The Bucks have high hopes for this season. They hinge on star player Giannis Antetokounmpo being healthly. This situation is a Bucks fans worst nightmare. Giannis suffered an ankle injury playing for Greece in today’s EuroBasket game. Giannis Injury https://twitter.com/AravantinosDA/status/1567938457133060097?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1567938457133060097%7Ctwgr%5Ed3f932e612d5328103ed03b1d89044d3bc52172a%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.marca.com%2Fen%2Fbasketball%2Fnba%2Fmilwaukee-bucks%2F2022%2F09%2F08%2F631a409d268e3e5c668b456c.html Greece is finishing up group play against Estonia and halfway through the 3rd quarter, Giannis fell awkwardly. It seemed like more of a tweak at the time but he left and did not return to the game. After the game, he had ice on the same knee, a common remedy for ankle injuries. Everyone downplayed the injury after the game…

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The Packers cut four players today, including tight end Dominique Dafney, as they trim their roster down to 85.

Week 1 is just around the corner and the Packers have some injury questions. Up until now, the only information we have gotten is from head coach Matt LaFleur in press conferences. With the season on upon us, teams now have to disclose injuries which gives us some insight into what is happening with certain players. Here are some insights from the first Packers injury report. Allen Lazard’s Injury Status Reveal https://twitter.com/robdemovsky/status/1567619374722482181?s=21&t=w9WU8cN_qgT1Cu9BUlln9w Allen Lazard was the only one that did not practice at all. He is officially being listed with an ankle injury. It was reported earlier that he had…

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The Packers-Vikings rivalry is heating up right before their week 1 matchup. On top of the Vikings hoping to usurp the Packers in the NFC North, there has been drama with former Packer Za’Darius Smith. Earlier today, Smith told his side of the story. Basically, Smith claimed that no one cared about him or his injury and they released him after he gave everything to the team. Early this afternoon, head coach Matt LaFleur responded to the Za’Darius Smith claims. LaFleur’s Comments https://twitter.com/lilyszhao/status/1567567668823080962?s=21&t=VHx2uJrMVOyuxPjjQ3wqOg LaFleur did not talk about Smith much but hinted at a different side of the story. As…

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The Packers unofficial depth chart has been released. One question many fans had was who would be returning punts this season. We have the answer. Amari Rodgers has been given the number one spot behind Randall Cobb and rookie Romeo Doubs. The Packers have not had a great punt returner in awhile. Can Amari Rodgers Break the Packers Punt Return Curse? The Last Packers Punt Return The last time the Packers had a punt return was week 17…of 2014. In a game against the Lions, Packers safety Micah Hyde took a punt 55 yards to the house. It has been…

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It is never fun when a beloved former Packer goes to another team. I remember the betrayal that I felt when Brett Favre went to the Vikings. Even if the player was not an integral part of the team, the Packers players often have a special connection with fans. For this reason, it was heartbreaking to hear that this former Packers QB was working out for an NFC rival. QB Kurt Benkert Works Out For NFC North Rival https://twitter.com/tomgrossicomedy/status/1567225414338183170?s=21&t=BpiMrszgNN1wHkXsPoqUXA Kurt Benkert had quite the following when he was in Green Bay. The Packers have an affinity for their backup quarterbacks…

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The regular season is right around the corner and the Packers are already dealing with some injuries. All of the focus has been on David Bakhtiari, Elgton Jenkins and Christian Watson but a new one has popped up. This Packers receiver could end up missing week 1 with his status in question. Allen Lazard Absent at Practice https://twitter.com/RobDemovsky/status/1566838473679482880?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet Lazad seems to be dealing with an undisclosed injury. He missed time at practice last week and does not look to practice again today. Head coach Matt LaFleur downplayed it in his press conference saying that he was improving and “we’ll see…

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David Bakhtiari

All eyes have been on David Bakhtiari this season. His status has been closely watched by all Packers fans as many wonder when he will play. There has been significant progress and Bakhtiari has returned to practice. However, today the Packers star lineman hit another practice milestone. Bakhtiari’s Return to Team Drills https://twitter.com/RobDemovsky/status/1566838473679482880?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet Bakhtiari has participated in individual drills but has not done any team related activities. This looks to end today. David Bakhtiari will be on the field for team reps today in practice. This is another important step in returning to the playing field in the regular season.…

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Legendary Packers quarterback Brett Favre is back in the news for unfortunate reasons. A recent report had him being questioned by the FBI over a welfare scandal. People definitely have some reactions to the disturbing Brett Favre news. The Welfare Scandal For those unfamiliar with what is happening here is a quick rundown. The state of Mississippi is going through a massive welfare scandal. Favre reportedly received $1.1 million dollars from the state in order to give speeches. However, the speeches were never given. It is worth noting that Favre paid back the million dollars but the auditors are seeking…

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The NFL season is upon us. One aspect that many look at before the season is the odds of division winners. Whether you are a betting person or not, the odds can give insight into who is going to win certain divisions. The NFC North odds show an interesting picture of the NFC North. According to the odds, are the Packers the favorite in the NFC North? Odds for the Division Winners As of right now on Pointsbet, the Packers are -165 to win the division. This means that the oddsmakers are giving the Packers about a 63% chance to…

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Aaron Rodgers

In the past few years, no NFL player has been more polarizing than Aaron Rodgers. This has caused great debate amongst analysts of the NFL especially on major television networks. There is no question where FS1’s Skip and Shannon Undisputed Shannon Sharpe stands on Rodgers. In a recent segment, Shannon Sharpe used obscene language to describe Aaron Rodgers. Sharpe’s Strong Opinion https://twitter.com/TPostMillennial/status/1565373822240432129?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1565373822240432129%7Ctwgr%5Ed67f71447b143df5832b6f150e6641d55cf1582d%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Flarrybrownsports.com%2Ffootball%2Fshannon-sharpe-aaron-rodgers-prick-vaccine%2F603411 After Aaron Rodgers went on Joe Rogan’s podcast and talked more about his decision not to get the Covid vaccine, it renewed debate on Aaron Rodgers. Shannon Sharpe didn’t hold back on Aaron Rodgers. He called Rodgers a…

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