Evan "Tex" Western

  • joined Aug 05, 2009
  • last login Jul 13, 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

Thursday Cheese Curds

The Packers opened up a roster spot on Wednesday, but it was not for Jermichael Finley, whose visit was apparently just a formality.

Wednesday Cheese Curds

OTA practices start today, and Jermichael Finley is in town talking to team doctors. It's a busy Wednesday in Green Bay!

5 Players to Watch During Week 1 of OTAs

We examine five key Packers who either need to impress or whose roles will look to be defined starting with this week's OTAs.

Tuesday Cheese Curds

Wide receivers, both new and old, get much of the attention in today's cheese curds.

Packers' Rookies as High School FB Prospects

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix had the best rating of any of the Packers draftees coming out of high school.

Friday Cheese Curds

As we look ahead to a long holiday weekend, we find that the Packers' OTAs are on the horizon.

Jermichael Finley's Cryptic Tweet


UPDATE: Finley is in Green Bay on Wednesday to undergo more tests on his neck. What could Jermichael Finley be hinting at? Use the comments here to speculate wildly about what the free agent tight end means by this vague comment.

Sterling Sharpe Elected to College Football HOF

A former Packer has been chosen for a prestigious honor, though it acknowledges his accomplishments before arriving in Green Bay.

Thursday Cheese Curds

Today's curds are a grab bag of randomness with no regard for any semblance of a consistent topic...just the way we like them.

Meet the UDFAs: Tight Ends and Offensive Linemen


We continue looking at the unheralded (with one exception here) rookie additions to the Packers' roster by moving up to the offensive line of scrimmage.


APC Open Thread #86

Since the Open Threads haven't been around for a while, it's time for a discussion about anything and everything, whether football-related or not.

Meeting the Packers' UDFAs: QBs and RBs


In the first of a series, we look at the Packers' rookie free agent signees, starting in the offensive backfield.

Wednesday Cheese Curds

A Packers' rival gets to host the Super Bowl in a few years. Isn't that special.

Packers' OL Among Youngest in NFL


The Packers' strategy of maintaining youth on the team is obvious when looking at the starting offensive line.

Tuesday Cheese Curds


Think the Colt Lyerla hype would die down now that he's signed? Think again.

Packers Sign Colt Lyerla After Tryout

The troubled tight end does indeed have his first NFL contract, and it's with the Packers.

Packers Sign DB Charles Clay after Rookie Camp

The first signing from rookie camp has been reported.

Sitton, Nelson, Lacy on PFF's Top 101


Those three names should not be a surprise.

Best/Worst-Case Projections for Packers' Draftees

We try to project how the Packers' draft picks might compare to past NFL studs and duds.

Monday Cheese Curds

With rookie camp in the books, we can start looking ahead to OTAs, which start next week.

Vikings Fan's Take on Packers' 2014 Draft Class

Please welcome Ted Glover from the Daily Norseman to APC to discuss the Packers' draft from a Vikings fan's perspective. I did the same over at DN, so head over there and check it out.

Packers Rookie Camp Photo Gallery

We've gathered several photos from the Packers' 2014 rookie camp in one place.

SBN College Blogs on Packers' Draftees and UDFAs

We round up some of the stories from around SB Nation regarding Packer rookies.

Packers Full Rookie Camp Roster


Thanks to the Green Bay media, we have the full roster for the Packers' rookie camp this weekend. We sort through the list to figure out the contract status of each player.

Five Packers Picks Have Signed Rookie Contracts


Over the past few days, all of the Packers' day three draftees have signed their rookie deals.

History of Packers' Rookies' Jersey Numbers


The Packers' 21 new players have numbers, and we look back at the players who have worn those numbers throughout Packers history.

Friday Cheese Curds

The Packers' rookie minicamp kicks off today.

Richard Rodgers Q&A with California Golden Blogs


We talk to the folks who covered a Packers draft pick about his transition to the NFL and his potential role in Mike McCarthy's offense.

Draft Day 3: Schedule and Packers' Picks


The Packers are scheduled to go on the clock five times on the third and final day of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Aaron Rodgers Likes the Richard Rodgers Pick


And why shouldn't he? He probably would have liked the pick even if Richard's last name was Smith and he went to Tennessee.

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