From Bengals to Bye: Packers Recover From Week 4

Green Bay Packers Tight End Jermichael Finley after being hit by Bengals Safety George Iloka.

When a kiddie pool has more depth than your active roster, it’s time for a bye week. My beloved Packers were dropping like flies Sunday as we handed a gift-wrapped victory to the Cincinatti Bengals.  It began with a seemingly accidental yet powerful blow to Jermichael Finley by Bengals Safety George Iloka…then an injured knee on James Starks (who was starting as a backup to previously injured running back Eddie Lacy). Rookie Johnathan Franklin replaced Starks and rushed for 103 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries in his first regular season NFL appearance. Impressive.  But with four minutes left in the the fourth quarter and the game on the line, Franklin fumbled. The fumble and subsequent … [Read more...]

Eagles Chick’s Week 3 NFL Picks

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Note to Eagles fans: the Chiefs are not the Redskins or the Chargers. In fact, although it's early on, their defense is looking outstanding and continued to do so last night. It pained me to watch what they did to my Eagles in Andy Reid's epic return, but I can't say I didn't see it coming. Thanks to Reid, the Chiefs are playing smart, disciplined football on either side of the ball (kind of like the Eagles used to do in Andy's early years in Philly). So yeah, the Chiefs won. Big woop. Nothing to see here. And now...the rest of the matchups: Texans at Ravens - Both of these teams are struggling more than I expected them to so far, but I give the edge to the Texans, who are at … [Read more...]

A Super Bowl Ticket Costs How Much???

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As a reward to all you fans who faithfully support your team and spend your hard-earned money on season tickets and paraphernalia, the NFL has finally found a way to repay you for your loyalty, should your squad make it to the big game this season. They're hiking up the price of already ridiculously expensive Super Bowl tickets. Oh you reaaally shouldn't have! According to an article in the Wall St. Journal, the league is fed up with scalpers and third-party ticket websites making enormous profits off of Super Bowl ticket resales. So, instead of finding a way to stick it to the resellers, the league will instead stick it to the little guy. Here's the latest from the WSJ: According … [Read more...]

RGIII…Is There A Deadline On “Operation Patience”?

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Being a Packers fan in Chicago is no easy feat. One of the many issues that I face is when a game is “out of market”. If the Bears and Packers are playing at the same time, I get the Bears game. Can you say pissed?  Maybe I need to grab DirecTV so I can have football on my phone. So after a 45 minute wait at Buffalo Wild Wings, I was finally able to see my team and I loved what I saw =). I expected the Packers to beat Washington; because there was no way that we would go 0-2. However, I expected it to be much closer than it was. The final score was 20-38 and Washington didn’t even score until the 3rd Quarter. I would like to think that this is a testament to the Packers superior defense, … [Read more...]

NFL Wives Club: Kristin Cavallari Debuts Fashion Line

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We came to know her as "that beeyatch from Laguna Beach." Then, she evolved into "that beeyatch from The Hills." Following a few stints in bad movies and on bad TV shows, Kristin Cavallari has finally found a role we can get behind: designer of fabulous female football fan apparel. It's a venture that makes sense, given her innate fashion sense and the fact that she's literally married to the game. Cavallari is the wife of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. She recently unveiled her new line, in partnership with Junk Food Clothing, at New York Fashion Week. As for what inspired her to design female fan apparel, she says: "Football is a huge part of my life and fashion is a huge … [Read more...]