Author: Robin M Adams

Robin M Adams is an author, journalist, and writer of significant sports-related articles. Robin is also the co-owner of Wisconsin Sports Heroics, a sports news website that covers Wisconsin sports. He covers all things Wisconsin sports, but mostly the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Milwaukee Brewers.

72709124.jpg.0

The three major sports teams of Wisconsin, the Bucks, Packers, and Brewers, all have unique histories. Each has been fortunate to have great players play for them at various points in time. In this piece, we will list who we believe to be the top five sports figures in the history of Wisconsin sports. When making this list, a few things were taken into consideration. First, the athlete had to, or is on track to be, a Hall of Fame player. Second, the athlete had to have spent a significant amount of time in Wisconsin. Finally, the athlete had to…

Read More

Former Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon has signed a two-year $16 million contract with the Denver Broncos. The deal includes $13.5 million in guaranteed money. Gordon, a two-time Pro Bowl running back, missed the first four games of the 2019 season as he held out for a contract extension from the Chargers. He finished last season with 612 yards and eight rushing touchdowns in 12 games. Gordon’s first Pro Bowl season was 2016, his second year in the NFL. In that campaign, Gordon rushed for 997 yards and 10 touchdowns in just 13 games. He followed that up with…

Read More

Clay Matthews has been released by the Los Angeles Rams and has become a free agent. Many Green Bay Packers fans would love to see him reunite with the Packers. Many others believe the Packers should stay away and keep going with the youth movement on defense. In this edition of our “Three reasons,” we will take a look at three reasons why the Packers should bring back the “Clay Maker”. The Lack of Depth at Inside Linebacker It’s true: Clay’s best seasons came at outside linebacker. However, he played parts of three seasons at inside linebacker for the Packers.…

Read More

After releasing Jimmy Graham earlier this month, the Packers ensured that they held onto the best blocking tight end they had last year. Marcedes Lewis was signed to a one-year deal worth $2.25 million. Soon after the news came out, Lewis took to Twitter to state his excitement over returning to Green Bay: Lewis first came to Green Bay after spending 12 seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He was a one-time Pro Bowl selection with the the Jags, his best season being 2010 when he caught 58 passes for 700 yards and 10 touchdowns. With the Packers, though, Lewis has…

Read More

Rollie Fingers had the handlebar mustache and Pete Vuckovich had the Fu Manchu. Both Brewers icons played important roles in bring the team to post-season competition in the early 80s. In this edition of Brewers Past and Present, we will take a look at the career and legacy of the man known as “Vuck.” Early Career Pete Vuckovich was drafted in the third round of the 1974 amateur draft by the Chicago White Sox. He pitched in parts of two season with the Sox, going 7-5 with a 5.83 ERA and 1.71 WHIP. In 1976, he was selected in the…

Read More

Kyler Fackrell has agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Giants. The deal is reported to be worth $4.6 million. Blake Martinez, another former Packer, previously signed a deal with the Giants as well. Fackrell was drafted by the Packers in third round (88th overall) of the 2016 draft. While he was never a regular starter, he was a key backup and provided Packers’ fans with many exciting plays during his time in Green Bay, including a sack of Jimmy Garoppolo in the NFC Championship. While he struggled to earn a starting position, Fackrell did have moments, and…

Read More

Former Packers right tackle Bryan Bulaga has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers. The deal is reported to be worth $30 million. Bulaga’s tenure in Green Bay had been up for debate ever since the end of the season. Bulaga was drafted by the Packers with the 23rd overall pick in the 2010 draft. He made an immediate impact, playing in all 16 games as a rookie and helped the Packers win the Super Bowl. In 2011, he was named Second Team All Pro despite playing in only 12 games. The right tackle built a reputation as…

Read More

After a busy first day of free agency, the Packers announced that they will be bringing back wide receiver Jake Kumerow for one more year. The Packers are still searching for a good number two receiver, but keeping Kumerow ensures that there is some depth to the position. Jake Kumerow first joined the Packers in 2017. He was signed onto the practice squad right before the last game of the season. Originially, Kumerow was an undrafted free agent who spent time with the Bengals and Patriots practice squads before joining Green Bay. His father, Eric Kumerow, was a first-round pick…

Read More

Free agency is underway and the Packers have already addressed two gaping needs on the team. Free Agent: Inside Linebacker Christian Kirksey has signed a two-year, $16 million deal with the Packers. Kirksey, an inside linebacker, is coming to Green Bay from the Cleveland Browns. At $8 million per season, he is signing a cheaper deal than the one demanded by Blake Martinez, who wants $10 million per season. The addition of Kirksey probably means that Martinez will not be brought back by the Packers. Kirksey is a six-year NFL veteran who has spent his entire career with the Browns…

Read More

According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, top free agent target Austin Hooper, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons, is expected to get some offers made to him; one of which is likely coming from Green Bay. With that being said, why exactly would Hooper signing with Green Bay make sense? #3: He can play multiple positions if needed. Hooper, who is 6’4″, 245lbs, will most likely be used as a field-stretching, athletic pass catcher for Rodgers, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. If needed though, he could end up lining up out wide on certain pass plays which would not only be…

Read More