Evan "Tex" Western

  • joined Aug 05, 2009
  • last login Jul 30, 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

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!

Crosby's Motivation and Fritz Shurmur's Brilliance

Wherein we remember the great defenses of the 1990s and their mastermind.

Eight DL Projected to Make 53-Man Roster

As we finish off the first position on defense, we project the players who will make the team on the defensive line.

Guion, Thornton Added to Packers' DL Group

The Packers added five linemen on defense this offseason, and we examine them one by one.

Daniels, Neal, Raji Headline Returning D-Linemen

Coming back to Green Bay for another year are six defensive linemen, and most of them struggled in 2013.

On Finley's Insurance Policy and Tretter's Job

While one guy has returned from injury and has the inside track on a starting job, another is looking at a big payday if he can't play much early in the 2014 season.

Versatility Critical To Packers No-Huddle Offense


Eddie Lacy, Randall Cobb, and the tight ends are just a few of those critical weapons whose abilities will allow the Packers to dictate the flow of the game on offense in 2014.

Quarless and Bostick Eye Starting TE Job

It was tight end day for us last Thursday in our roster breakdown, but it's tight end day again in today's curds.

Retiring Favre's #4 Delayed; TT Extension Critical

The Packers' financials and their discussions with their old QB are at the forefront of today's curds.

Finley Remains Hard at Work Towards Return to Pack

The free agent tight end wants Packer fans to know where he hopes to play in 2014.

Mike Daniels' Secret Is He's Always Angry

In Wednesday's cheese curds, we make the logical comparison between Bruce Banner and Packers defensive end Mike Daniels.

Packers Ban Fans From Taking Videos at TC Practice

Many fans jokingly refer to the NFL as the "No Fun League," and with good reason.

Rodgers Has 3rd-Lowest Odds to Win 2014 MVP


It's no surprise that the 2011 MVP is among the favorites to earn that honor in 2014.

Open Thread #89: Let's Hear it for Dave Robinson!

We honor the best Packer to ever wear number 89, linebacker Dave Robinson, in this edition of the APC Open Thread.

Abby and Janis Keep Working, Crosby's Charity Work

Self-serve beer dispensers at sporting events are now a thing. If that doesn't get you to click, I don't know what will.

APC Predicts 3 QBs on Packers' 53-Man Roster

In the wake of last year's injuries at the quarterback position, the APC staff feels that the Packers will keep three players on the roster at the position in 2014.

Rettig Looks to Earn Practice Squad Spot

The Packers added one new quarterback to the fold this offseason, a rookie free agent who's trending upward.

Rodgers, Flynn, Tolzien Return at Quarterback

We break down the three returning QBs who are back in Green Bay for another year.

Four Packers Games on NFL's Top 20 of 2013


Four ridiculous Packers games were listed on the NFL's top games of the past season, but the order is a bit confusing.

Black and Blue News: NFC North QBs, Vikes' Stadium

To wind down a slow weekend of football news, we find out what's going on with the Packers' division rivals by looking at the other SB Nation blogs.

Packers Top Plays of 2013: The Entire Top Ten


Here is the entire top ten. Debate rankings to your heart's content!

#2 Play in 2013: Nelson TD Starts Crazy Comeback


A huge comeback needs a big play or two in order to get it started. Jordy Nelson provided just that against the Cowboys.

Pickett Wants a Job, Banjo Needs Big Training Camp


A former Packer wants a chance to prove he's not too old to play, while a young Packer will face an uphill climb to make the team despite earning a roster spot a year ago.

Two Top 100 Lists Unkind to Packers' Stars


The Packers' top players don't get as much respect as we think they deserve from a pair of NFL writers filling out their top players lists.

Boykin's Scoop and Score Ranks as #3 Play of 2013


This was the best fumble by a Packers player in team history.

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