Immediately before the 2011 draft, on April 28, Packers coach Mike McCarthy declared his intention to hold rookie orientation in two weeks.
It’s now the second week of May—when the latest influx of football talent was supposed to be hitting 1265 Lombardi Avenue. But the on-again, off-again lockout has clicked back on—and all is quiet once more on the practice field and transactions wire.
The rookies, like the rest of us, remain in pigskin purgatory.
Here are the top 10 things that Packer fans have already missed—or will soon miss—if the NFL’s labor situation remains unresolved through the summer.