Author Archives: Tim Bouvine

Green Bay brass rightfully obsessed with 49′ers

Losing twice in a season to the eventual 2012 National Football Conference champion San Francisco 49′ers has seemingly irrevocably harmed the Green Bay Packers to the point of near obsession as the 2013 season opener against the 49′ers is just … Continue reading

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Return to 2010 splendor lifts Matthews, Williams and GB D.

Two weeks into the National Football League season and for at least two Green Bay Packer players, the brief stretch looks a lot like the 2010 Super Bowl season for pass-rusher extraordinairre Clay Matthews and cornerback Tramon Williams after sub-par 2011 campaigns. … Continue reading

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Prep plus little pep dooms Packers opener

Sunday’s 30-22 opening game loss to the San Francisco 49ers on a warm afternoon at Lambeau Field was quite an eye-opener for optimistic Packer fans that have been bombarded with pre-season prognostications that tout Green Bay as a Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Packers are in a “House” of pain

Although the Green Bay Packers are only through one week of the preseason the 2012 football year looks very similar to the 2010 Super Bowl championship run in regard to injuries piling up. Nineteen players were held out of practice … Continue reading

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All eyes will be on Packer defense Thursday

The 2012-13 National Football League season opens up tonight for the Green Bay Packers as they travel to San Diego to face the Chargers in a nationally televised preseason contest on ESPN. Green Bay’s 2011-12 season was a tale of … Continue reading

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Winning formula holds but Pack doesn’t hold to form

All season long head coach Mike McCarthy would confidently state at his press conference that his team needed to win the turnover battle and finish each game with a higher quarterback rating to guarantee success. This winning formula held true … Continue reading

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Nobody is more selfish than 2011 Green Bay Packers offense

The 2011 Green Bay Packers offense simply will not share their football with anybody else. It is this stinginess with the football that separates this year’s team from the competition and the trait that will likely lead to championship football … Continue reading

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Lordy Lordy just how good is Jordy?

Green Bay Packer wide receiver Jordy Nelson has always been considered a supporting asset on the Packer roster during his four year career, taking a back seat to Greg Jennings, Donald Driver and of course, Aaron Rodgers. It has taken … Continue reading

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UMD’s Connolly will always be Superior

The city of Duluth has been the beneficiary of a great family for some time, but to many in the Northland the name Connolly will always be tied to the city of Superior. UMD senior center Jack Connolly is superior … Continue reading

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If ifs and buts were candy and nuts Packer foes would all have a merry Christmas

This expression made famous by Monday night football analyst and former Dallas Cowboy quarterback Don Meredith suddenly came to mind at a family holiday meal last week in Minneapolis. Surrounded by Minnesota Viking fans last Thursday, it was all too … Continue reading

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