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Bob Long says Packer fans never forget Glory Years players

jsonline.com - Dec 8, 2015

Had receiver Bob Long played for any other team, he might have been forgotten years ago. But because he played for Vince Lombardi’s Packers, “Wherever I go, they treat me like I’m a Hall of Famer.”

Brett Favre runs triathlon, loses to his wife

yardbarker.com - Dec 8, 2015

Brett Favre competed in a triathlon last weekend, and though the former quarterback posted a pretty impressive time, he finished only second in his own household. Competing under the name Brett Lorenzo, Favre finished the Key West Triathlon in 1:35:12.74, third in the “Clydesdales 220 and 40+” category, according to the Washington Post. His wife Deanna? Third overall among females 40-49 with

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An oral history of 'The League'

espn.go.com - Dec 8, 2015

An oral history of &aposThe League&apos

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Favre unveiling ceremony special moment in Packers history

packers.com - Dec 5, 2015

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Eagles-Patriots Capsule

washingtontimes.com - Dec 3, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (4-7) at NEW ENGLAND (10-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Patriots by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Patriots 5-4-2, Eagles 4-7-0 SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 6-5 LAST MEETING - Patriots beat Eagles 38-20, Nov. 27, 2011 LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Patriots 30-24, OT; Lions ...

Top 11 viral sports videos of 2015

denverpost.com - Dec 3, 2015

Who doesn't love a good viral video? They provide entertainment and watercooler chatter.

Five things to know about Browns QB Austin Davis

espn.go.com - Dec 2, 2015

Five things to know about Browns QB Austin Davis

Brett Favre compared Browns QB Austin Davis to Tom Brady

yardbarker.com - Dec 1, 2015

Cleveland Browns quarterback Austin Davis saw his first game action of the 2015 NFL season after Browns starting QB Josh McCown exited “Monday Night Football” in the fourth quarter with an injury. Instead of playing Johnny Manziel, who reportedly was demoted to third-string this week after a bye week partying incident, the Browns stuck to their word and played Davis, who actually played very w

Jon Gruden: Browns should be patient with Johnny Manziel

yardbarker.com - Nov 30, 2015

Former NFL coach and ESPN analyst Jon Gruden is preaching patience when it comes to the Cleveland Browns dealing with Johnny Manziel, who chose partying and lying as a way to thank the team for awarding him the starting job. “If he wants to be a great quarterback and realize his potential, let this be the day he gets awakened,” Gruden told Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com.” Clearly falling

Homeless shelter finds success selling 'cheesy scarves'

washingtontimes.com - Nov 30, 2015

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Fans of the Green Bay Packers may have wondered in recent weeks whether the team had some holes in its lineup. Yet, in the midst of the Packers' three-game losing streak, which ended Nov. 22, interest has been high in some locally made scarves with ...

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Gruden advises patience with Manziel

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Nov 28, 2015

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel partied (and lied) his way out of the starting job in Cleveland over the balance of the season, but former NFL coach Jon Gruden doesn’t believe it should mean the end of Manziel’s time with the Browns. “If he wants to be a great quarterback and realize his potential, let this…

Rough run for Manziel, McCoy, Philly sports

sandiegouniontribune.com - Nov 27, 2015

Miller: The week that wasn't for Johnny Manziel, Mike McCoy, unraveling Eagles

Thursday's Sports in Brief

washingtontimes.com - Nov 27, 2015

NFL ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dallas quarterback Tony Romo isn't sure if he will be able to return this season after injuring the same shoulder that sidelined him for seven games this season. Romo, who threw three interceptions and had two of them returned for touchdowns in a 33-14 loss ...

Packers come out flat on historic night

jsonline.com - Nov 27, 2015

But pomp, circumstance and a game against their oldest rival did not prevent the Packers from coming out flat, according to Datone Jones, who spoke earnestly while almost all of his teammates remained guarded.

For Chicago Bears, there was nothing special about this night

jsonline.com - Nov 27, 2015

With Bart Starr healthy enough to make the trip to see Brett Favre have his retired number unveiled on the Lambeau Field facade — Green Bay fans felt the team had to win. It was destiny on Thanksgiving Day. Well, to the Bears? It meant nothing. Absolutely nothing.

lamarr houston "They had their festivities already planned, It had nothing to do with us. We were just worried about playing the Packers."
lamarr houston "I'm probably going to hear something about this from our fans....,"
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Fumble mars another 100-yard game from Eddie Lacy

packers.com - Nov 27, 2015

History of close contests in number-retirement games

Burris expects physical game against old rivals

edmontonsun.com - Nov 26, 2015

WINNIPEG – It hasn't burned very brightly since leaving the Calgary Stampeders four years ago, but the rivalry fire still smoulders inside Henry Burris.

A starry night for Brett Favre at Lambeau

jsonline.com - Nov 26, 2015

There will be memories, the kind that warm your heart, even on a cold, dreary, altogether miserable night at Lambeau, even when the Chicago Bears are walking off the sodden turf with a 17-13 victory.

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One more memorable moment for Favre, Packers at Lambeau

usatoday.com - Nov 26, 2015

One more memorable moment for Favre at Lambeau with Packers unveiling QB's retired number         

brett favre "They get to see what it's like playing at Lambeau when it's cold, windy and raining. There's nothing like it. I thank them so much for being so supportive all these years, And most importantly, I thank you."
brett favre "It was one of those moments you know that, much like today, much like tonight, you want to soak it all in. But then when it's over, it still doesn't seem real,"
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Brett Favre's reunion with Bart Starr was perfect

ftw.usatoday.com - Nov 26, 2015

Here are the best and worst parts of Favre's number retirement ceremony.         

Brett Favre Jersey Retirement: Details, Comments, Reaction to Packers Ceremony

bleacherreport.com - Nov 26, 2015

All has been forgiven in Green Bay.  On Thanksgiving night, the Green Bay Packers honored former quarterback Brett Favre, holding a ceremony for his retired No. 4 jersey during halftime at Lambeau Field against the Chicago Bears.  Favre, who has already been inducted to the team Hall of Fame and had his jersey retired back in July, got another opportunity to thank Packers fans for t

Bart Starr welcomes emotional Brett Favre to Packers’ Ring of Honor

sbnation.com - Nov 26, 2015

Brett Favre suited up for the Falcons, Jets and Vikings during his 20-year NFL career, but he spent the bulk of his time in the league as the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers. After a less-than-amicable departure, things between the Gunslinger and the Green Bay fans and organization weren't ideal. Thursday, however, the hatchet was buried with Favre being given the key to the city and ha

Favre's night becomes Starr's night -- to No. 4's delight

espn.go.com - Nov 26, 2015

Favre&aposs night becomes Starr&aposs night -- to No. 4&aposs delight

brett favre "I got more of a thrill out of that than what I was here for, I mean -- it was awesome."

Favre throws kind words at Packers successor, Rodgers

denverpost.com - Nov 26, 2015

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre says he was never as good as the man who replaced him at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers.

Brett Favre Given Key to City Ahead of Jersey Retirement Ceremony

bleacherreport.com - Nov 26, 2015

Rarely does a showdown between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears ever take a backseat in Green Bay, but Brett Favre made headlines in his old stomping grounds Thursday. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, the former Packers quarterback received the key to the city of Green Bay before the ceremony in which his No. 4 will be retired on the Lambeau Field facade during Thursday night's game.

Brett Favre, Bart Starr ceremony at Lambeau Field will be rain-soaked

espn.go.com - Nov 26, 2015

Brett Favre, Bart Starr ceremony at Lambeau Field will be rain-soaked

Packers-Bears games help build legacies

packers.com - Nov 26, 2015

Brett Favre, Bart Starr and Aaron Rodgers have combined for more than half of Green Bay’s all-time wins vs. Chicago

aaron rodgers "This is one of the great things about this organization, When you’re a former player who’s had success, you’re welcomed back with open arms. They name streets after you, and buildings like the Don Hutson Center, and fields like Nitschke. It’s a special place to play."

Red Grange’s debut, 90 years later

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Nov 26, 2015

On Thanksgiving night, the Chicago Bears will play the role (the Packers hope) of the Washington Generals for the Brett Favre Jersey Retirement Celebration. Ninety years ago on Thanksgiving, the Bears were the main event for a Thanksgiving Day slate of games that helped give pro football early legitimacy. As noted by the 2015 Official…

Thanksgiving fete: Favre to be honored during Bears-Packers

usatoday.com - Nov 25, 2015

Thanksgiving fete: Brett Favre back at Lambeau to be honored at halftime during Bears-Packers         

jay cutler "I think the offense has evolved a lot since that first week, So hopefully we can do much of the same, control the clock, get the run game get going."
james jones "Man, we've all been wearing them hoodies in practice now forever. I wear it one game . I definitely did not want it to get the attention that it has gotten,"

Brett Favre honored against the team he haunted

chicagotribune.com - Nov 25, 2015

Mike Holmgren had been on the job as Packers coach less than a month when, in the unlikeliest of places, he got a lesson on the significance of the Bears-Packers rivalry. He had taken a quick walk to the market to grab a sandwich for lunch. Holmgren was walking down an aisle when an elderly lady...

alex brown "Gosh, we're trying to do something funny and we hit the coach and now we're in trouble,"
alex brown "He would always say hey to my wife (Karimar) and son (Tony) to the point where it almost seemed like he remembered them from the last time. That is what was so cool. He would talk to you like he grew up with you."
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