Tag Archives: packers

football, teams

What it means to love a team

Most of you know that I’m a huge Packers fan. You might also know that the Packers lost in the wildcard round yesterday, putting an end to their all-too-brief playoff run. So as part of fulfilling the five stages of playoff loss grief, I’m posting something I wrote last season after the Packers lost to […]

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Wait…What Happened? : Offsetting Dead Ball Fouls

We did a bunch of these posts last season, and I’m bringing them back again this season because I found them really helpful! I hope you do, too! Each week, something weird happens in an NFL game. So each Tuesday, we’ll review what happened and break it down in Normal Girl terms. This time around the […]

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Preseason Lowdown : Green Bay Packers (!)

What’s the story?  Welcome to the post I’ve been waiting to write all offseason long. You are all well-aware by now where my allegiance lies, and that I’m completely and unashamedly biased, so let’s dive into this Packers post with an over-the-top level of enthusiasm from this side of the computer screen. The Packers have […]

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Controversy and Integrity in the NFL

If you are here, reading this post, it might be because you are a fan of the NFL and read blogs about football. But more likely than not, you are here either because you are a) a friend who came over from the main site (thanks, guys!) or b) someone who is trying to learn more about […]

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Divisional Breakdown : NFC North Teams

We’ve arrived at my favorite divisional breakdown: the NFC North breakdown. Featuring the best team in any division, named by a completely unbiased source who has not been a fan since age 10: the Green Bay Packers. I’m so excited. The Chicago Bears History: Founded in 1919 and becoming a charter member of the NFL […]