Evan "Tex" Western

  • joined Aug 05, 2009
  • last login Jul 29, 2014
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Manager of Acme Packing Company

University of Wisconsin alumnus

Lover of all things Wisconsin-related, especially the Packers, Badgers (primarily football and hockey), Brewers, beer, cheese, and sausage.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Milwaukee Brewers
  • NFL Green Bay Packers
  • NCAAF Wisconsin Badgers
  • NCAAB Wisconsin Badgers
  • NHL Detroit Red Wings
  • General Wisconsin Badgers Hockey; Columbus Blue Jackets
  • Winter Olympics United States of America
User Blog

Rodgers II Stands Out; Lang's Injury is Minor

Weight, injuries, and expectations are always big topics at the start of training camp, and it's no different for the 2014 Packers.

Raji, Richardson, Bulaga Looking Good in Practice

The Packers' first padded practice found DuJuan Harris returning kicks, a young safety picking off a star QB, and the lines going at it in drills.

Nelson Contract Structure: Low Cap Hits in 2014-15


After getting a nice signing bonus, Nelson will take a pay cut in the second year of his new deal.

Rodgers Happy for Nelson; Hyde Over Ha Ha For Now

We recap some of the stories from the first week of Packers training camp.

Monday Practice Updates and Live Thread

The Packers take the field for their third practice on Monday. Follow along here.

Saturday Practice Updates and Live Thread

We have gathered the Packers' beat writers' reports from practice live and in one place as the team works for the first time in training camp Saturday morning.

Five Packers Start Training Camp on Injury Lists

Thankfully, Clay Matthews is not one of them. Unfortunately, Mike Neal and Nick Perry are.

MM: Packers' Practice Schedules Changing in 2014

The Packers' coach discussed the team's practice habits, roster construction, and player evaluation processes in his final press conference before training camp practices begin.

Training Camp is Here; Nelson's Deal Is Hot Topic

Jordy's expectations for his new contract are the biggest news item to come out of Green Bay lately, but that will change tomorrow when players take the field for the first time in camp.

Norway Curling Pants Maker Has Green/Gold Designs


If you were fascinated by the attire of the Norwegian Curling team in the last two Olympics, you can now get some of their pants or other attire in Green & Gold versions.

Shareholders Meeting and Murphy Presser Recap


The Packers' season-ticket waiting list, games in London, and the NFL playoff system were among the many issues addressed in Thursday's Packers shareholders meeting.

Camp Rules for Rookies: Don't Hit the Quarterback

Those red jerseys exist for a reason in training camp - if you're a rookie who so much as touches a star QB in practice, you'll be out on your ass instantly.

Shareholders Meeting Today; Mac Gets Emotional

In a media-heavy edition of curds, we look ahead to this morning's Packers shareholders' meeting.

53-Man Roster Analysis and Prediction Central

APC's roster predictions will be announced position-by-position, and we'll keep all the posts organized here for you in one place.

Packers Sign LB Korey Jones, Waive Shaun Lewis

The Packers have reportedly replaced one young, athletic linebacker with another just days before the start of training camp.

APC Writers' Individual Picks for Packers' Roster

Each of the APC writers' roster predictions are ready for your viewing, perusal, and criticism.

Hubbard, Janis Lead Our Practice Squad Predictions

APC takes a stab at guessing which of the players we projected to be released would make the Packers' practice squad for week one.

Lacy Is the Man; Dalton to Get Kaep Money?

Today's curds feature players with dreadlocks, bright red hair, and Lamborghinis. Can camp just get here already?

Crosby, Masthay, Goode All on Long-Term Deals

Each of the three key special teams players for the Packers are signed through at least next season.

2nd Packers Preseason Game Added on National TV

Those of you living outside of Wisconsin will get to watch half of the Packers' preseason games this year.

Clinton-Dix Earns 79 Overall Rating in Madden 15


The Packers' rookie safety is one of the top first-year players in the latest edition of the iconic video game.

APC Predicts Richardson to Make the Cut at Safety

We project the Packers to keep three safeties this year, while a third who played a major role on the roster in 2013 gets released.

Ha Ha Headlines New Group of Safeties

The Packers added three rookie bodies at the safety position this spring - a top pick and a pair of undrafted players.

Burnett, Banjo, Richardson Return at Safety

The Packers bring back three players at the safety position from a year ago, but none of them forced a single turnover all season.

Peppers' Snap Count and the OL's Potential

Wherein we lament Lynn Dickey's omission by 80's rappers. Seriously.

2015 Draft in CHI or LA; Hayward Looks to Rebound

The return of injured Packers and the next NFL Draft are on our minds this morning.

Finley to Visit GB for Personal, Medical Meetings


The former Packers tight end is back in the news for a tweet implying a return to Green Bay.

Green Into Packers HOF; Harris Feeds the Monster

Packers running backs of the recent past and the present are featured in today's curds.

Congrats to Packers WR Jeff Janis On His Engagement


In a tweet posted late Wednesday morning, the Packers' 2014 seventh-round draft pick, wide receiver Jeff Janis, celebrates his proposal to his new fiancee. Congrats to Jeff and his lucky bride-to-be!

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