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MikeDB

  • joined Nov 06, 2009
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I became a Packer fan as a young boy in Ohio when Lombardi was coach and Bart Starr was the quarterback. Two things stood out about the Packers for me as a 7 to 9 year-old boy, they won championships and they had colorful uniforms, while every other NFL team at that time wore grey, brown, white or black.

I missed out - for the most part - on the Favre years, since I went to East Africa as a Christian missionary from 1989 to 2009. I was able to see a few games and spent one football season in America during those years. But, to be honest, I certainly wouldn't trade my real life experiences in Africa for watching football, even the Packers.

I'm glad to be back in the US, living in Virginia, though I miss Africa. It is good to be able to watch the Packers play every week.

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Recent Activity
I'm curious how it has been "proven"
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 30 2014, 7:50a - 1 reply
I agree that the two QBs are much closer than most commenters here recognize
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 30 2014, 7:42a
With the fluidity of the roster and injuries that inevitably come
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 30 2014, 7:31a
I think that is what I have said, but you seem to imply that your evaluation is better
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 6:11p - 1 reply
I would disagree on that
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 6:08p - 1 reply
You must really like this Bradford 3X more than most dentists recommend
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 6:06p
When should we find out about the severity of injuries to Hubbard, Thornton, Adams, and Palmer
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:48p - 1 reply
And for me, this is where we will see what TT and MM prefer in their backup QB
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:46p - 1 reply
I still say that different players make the transistion at different rates
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:43p - 1 reply
Which of course is not what I was saying
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:40p - 1 reply
For certain Tolzien throws a nicer deep ball than Flynn
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:39p - 1 reply
After this preseason - a few young UDFAs on the Packer squad will have made someone's roster
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:37p
That is fine, though I'm not sure that TT is going to choose Tolzien
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:30p - 1 reply
No but you won't win if you don't buy a ticket either
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:28p - 1 reply
I don't think that makes a difference
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:24p - 1 reply
He is in his first year of transition - it took James Harrison 2-3 years to make the transition, and he turned out okay
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:22p - 1 reply
He is a smart, experienced QB who has won games in the NFL
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:21p - 1 reply
Not so sure
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:18p - 1 reply
I think he has a good chance to make the PS
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:13p - 1 reply
One of these days Bush is going to get cut
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:12p - 3 replies
He wouldn't need a royal treatment, just a one-year contract with team that needed a back-up
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 5:07p - 1 reply
Of course, since some of their announcers have predicted us to win the Super Bowl
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 29 2014, 5:00p - 1 reply
I think it is very possible that Tolzien will get the backup position
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 29 2014, 4:56p - 3 replies
just coolness
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 29 2014, 4:50p
I agree though I wouldn't be surprised either way
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 29 2014, 4:49p
I think Ryan Taylor is more likely to get cut
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 29, 2014 on Aug 29 2014, 4:40p - 2 replies
PS
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 29, 2014 on Aug 29 2014, 4:39p
Myles White?
Commented on Packers Roster Cuts: APC Predicts the 53-Man Roster on Aug 29 2014, 4:29p - 1 reply
Trade both of them
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 28th, 2014 on Aug 28 2014, 4:41p
A few players fighting for a spot who I thought played especially well were:
Commented on Preseason Game #3 Player Evaluation on Aug 26 2014, 9:02p
The should you stop at 3? How about 4 or 5?
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 26 2014, 8:43p
PS rules involve too much counting
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 26 2014, 8:41p - 1 reply
:)
Commented on JC Tretter Injury Update: No Ligament Damage, Recovery Timetable at 5-6 Weeks per Report on Aug 26 2014, 8:38p
I didn't learn it well!
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 25, 2014 on Aug 26 2014, 8:34p
My understanding is that teams with the top QBs
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 25 2014, 9:23p - 1 reply
IDK
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 25 2014, 9:20p - 1 reply
My thoughts are that Dorsey would be most likely to make it as #6
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 25 2014, 9:18p - 1 reply
old APC joke about So'oto
Commented on Raiders-Packers Final Score: Rodgers, Tolzien Lead Green Bay to 31-21 Win on Aug 25 2014, 9:11p
I find the fear narrative a bit humorous
Commented on JC Tretter Injury Update: No Ligament Damage, Recovery Timetable at 5-6 Weeks per Report on Aug 25 2014, 9:09p - 1 reply
Remember that Tretter is essentially a rookie. I'm not certain that a whole lot separates Linsley from Tretter
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 25, 2014 on Aug 25 2014, 8:58p - 1 reply
When I was living in Africa we used to get shirts with Cowboys Super Bowl Champion 2003, etc.
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 25, 2014 on Aug 25 2014, 8:57p - 2 replies
I learned Fortran and Cobalt using decks of punch cards
Commented on Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for August 25, 2014 on Aug 25 2014, 8:54p - 2 replies
With 10 on the PS
Commented on Packers Training Camp Practice: Updates and Live Thread for August 25, 2014 on Aug 25 2014, 8:50p
Me thinks
Commented on Packers Training Camp Practice: Updates and Live Thread for August 25, 2014 on Aug 25 2014, 8:47p
Tretter is basically a rookie also
Commented on Packers HC Mike McCarthy Presser 8/25: Josh Sitton can play center on Aug 25 2014, 8:41p
I guess it might depend upon if he is facing a possible league suspension also
Commented on Packers HC Mike McCarthy Presser 8/24: JC Tretter has "significant" knee injury on Aug 24 2014, 4:26p
With big bowls of pills in the locker room
Commented on Packers HC Mike McCarthy Presser 8/24: JC Tretter has "significant" knee injury on Aug 24 2014, 4:22p - 1 reply
Is he any good? Worth a second chance?
Commented on Packers HC Mike McCarthy Presser 8/24: JC Tretter has "significant" knee injury on Aug 24 2014, 4:19p - 1 reply
Lawrence Guy is the guy
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 24 2014, 4:02p
So you are suggesting that Elliott is a future HOFer
Commented on Raiders-Packers Final Score: Rodgers, Tolzien Lead Green Bay to 31-21 Win on Aug 24 2014, 3:54p - 1 reply
I think 6 WRs is likely
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 24 2014, 3:48p - 1 reply
^This
Commented on Chase Rettig's Release Signals Packers' Interest in Keeping 3 Quarterbacks on Aug 24 2014, 3:48p - 1 reply
Every team has different levels of depth and different positions
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 7:59p
Wolfork does a lot more than take up blocker and space
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 7:42p
I was imagining more blimp-like
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 7:38p
What is the name of the NT we had on PS a couple years ago?
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 5:43p - 2 replies
Raji in nickel
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 5:42p
NTs don't float!
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 5:36p - 1 reply
That is good
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 5:34p
If Boyd does move to playing mostly NT
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 5:33p - 2 replies
That is what I noticed
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 5:29p - 1 reply
I still like Mulumba also
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 5:27p - 1 reply
Though I could be wrong - It's been known to happen :)
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 5:19p - 1 reply
Do any of the other DLs in camp have chance to make the team? Ones who would not have before.
Commented on B.J. Raji Injury: Raji Tears Right Bicep on Aug 23 2014, 4:22p - 1 reply
I don't think so
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 4:20p - 1 reply
Okay
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 4:18p - 1 reply
He hurt his back last year
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 4:10p
I don't know
Commented on The Takeaway: Oakland Raiders vs. Green Bay Packers on Aug 23 2014, 3:42p
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