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MikeDB

  • joined Nov 06, 2009
  • last login Aug 31, 2014
  • posts 22
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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
It stinks to be made a turdiary claim, doesn't it?
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 9:05p
No real complaints!
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 6:09p
Who is this dafuq guy?
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 5:45p - 1 reply
This is my guess for why Mulumba made the 53.
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 5:44p
Thought I read that he got an injury settlement and a nice good-bye
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 5:36p - 1 reply
I liked Hill
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 5:34p
But that is because they have Tom Brady
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 5:31p
What is a secondary claim?
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 5:29p - 1 reply
I wouldn't be surprised to see him make the team next year. He is the new Crabtree. He needed a year on PS to get all tatted up.
Commented on Packers 2014 Practice Squad Signing Tracker on Aug 31 2014, 5:27p
I have had a hamstring problem for a couple years - I am Matthews-like
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 5:12p
he can fly?
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 5:07p
Agree
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 5:05p
Hey, I understand
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 5:04p - 1 reply
Rolle
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 5:00p
Mulumba and Hubbard
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 4:59p
I saw that Stoneburner was put on IR
Commented on Packers' Final 2014 53-Man Roster on Aug 31 2014, 4:55p
My honest question is: With whom?
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 31 2014, 4:53p
Does the #2 hold the clipboard? If he is holding the clipboard? What does the #3 hold?
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 31 2014, 4:49p - 1 reply
I thought it was something like that - never did care for rules
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 31 2014, 4:47p
^This
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 30 2014, 7:58p
I wouldn't be surprised to see TT sign a defensive lineman, then ...
Commented on Packers Roster Cut Deadline: Tracking the 2014 Cuts to Reach 53 on Aug 30 2014, 7:29p - 1 reply
I'm pretty sure that they changed that again, so it isn't like that any more
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 30 2014, 7:18p - 2 replies
I tend to think that he'll get picked up by someone else, but then again I'm not an NFL GM
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 30 2014, 5:06p - 1 reply
Not really
Commented on Packers Roster Cut Deadline: Tracking the 2014 Cuts to Reach 53 on Aug 30 2014, 4:53p - 1 reply
You too!
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 30 2014, 4:44p - 1 reply
I'm beginning to trust GMs and Coaches more and more
Commented on Packers Roster Cut Deadline: Tracking the 2014 Cuts to Reach 53 on Aug 30 2014, 4:10p
If you actually read what I said
Commented on Chiefs vs. Packers Final Score: Both QBs Impress in 34-14 Packers Win on Aug 30 2014, 4:04p - 1 reply
Max Bullough was also cut
Commented on Packers Roster Cut Deadline: Tracking the 2014 Cuts to Reach 53 on Aug 30 2014, 3:46p - 1 reply
True, instead of going to university, Hubbard went to Alabama
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 30 2014, 3:32p
We'll be lucky to go 1-15 this year without Hubbard, Rolle and Banjo
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 30 2014, 3:29p - 1 reply
Whose leg is he gonna break? PPF is getting violent!
Commented on Packers Keep Both Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on Aug 30 2014, 3:26p
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
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