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Packers take leap of faith, extend Rodgers

November 1st, 2008 - 12:29 pm

The Green Bay Packers felt they saw enough promise from first-year starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers that they extended his contract through 2014 after just seven games this season. Immediately upon seeing this news, my first thought was: Here we go …

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Will “Bear weather” hinder Orton, passing game?

October 25th, 2008 - 12:48 pm

We’re about to enter the third month of the season and the antiquated notion of “Bear weather” is beginning to settle in.  It’s getting colder on the lakefront and soon the brisk wind chill will make it more difficult to …

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Don’t pay Orton for half-finished job

October 21st, 2008 - 3:53 pm

It’s the middle of the season and there are talks from both of Chicago’s major newspapers — the Tribune and the Sun-Times — about how it’s time to ante up and give quarterback Kyle Orton a hefty payday. If you …

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