1. Vikings-Packers Rivalry: A New Beginning

    Growing up a Packer fan in Illinois, I entrenched myself in the Bears and Packers rivalry. Trading insults became a common occurrence, but it was mostly friendly...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 595 reads 7 comments

  2. Evaluating the Green Bay Packers 2005 Draft

    Every year after the draft, I shake my head at "experts" who grade each team's class minutes after it's over. So after some time--I have deemed it three years--it is more appropriate to see how well the team fared...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 1,226 reads 4 comments

  3. Overtime In Football: Why Can't Either League Get It Right?

    As I sat and watched the fantastic game between UCLA and Tennessee unfold Monday night, I couldn't help but groan when regulation play came to a close. The teams were tied, and it was headed into overtime...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 221 reads 0 comments

  4. Packers Cut Veterans Noah Herron, Vernon Morency; Youth Reigns in Backfield

    With a team as deep as the Packers, it was expected some good players would get cut. But I could have never expected Green Bay to do away with both Noah Herron and Vernand Morency. Herron was all you could ask for in a backup...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 1,075 reads 1 comments

  5. Green Bay Packers Depending on Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila for Depth

    Quick, who is the all-time sack leader for the Green Bay Packers? Well, the headline might have given it away, but it doesn't change the fact that Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila has quietly made his way into Packer lore...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 528 reads 2 comments

  6. Braden Looper Temporarily Fills Void As St. Louis Ace

    Braden Looper has been a favorite player of mine mostly due to his funny pre-pitch face and his ridiculous batting average for a pitcher. But I've found a new reason to like Braden Looper besides his goofy smile...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 239 reads 3 comments

  7. Why Jarrett Bush Shouldn't Make The Final 53

    It was a disappointing game for Green Bay between the Packers and the Niners, especially on defense. At first I thought the Packer were only sending ten guys onto the field. Then I saw Jarrett Bush receive a penalty...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 265 reads 1 comments

  8. Preseason Review/Preview: Physical Play Personifies Packers

    After the months of drama, many Packer fans felt the same way as Aaron Rodgers. It was good to finally see actual football being played. The Packers' first team impressed those outside the Green Bay fanbase and confirmed opinions of those in it...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 277 reads 1 comments

  9. Why I Want Adam Wainwright in the Bullpen

    One of the most frustrating experiences a fan has is watching their team suffer through injuries. Cardinal fans know this all too well. With Carpenter out at the start of '08 from Tommy John surgery, Adam Wainwright became the new leader of the rotation.

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 188 reads 5 comments

  10. Carpenter's First Outing of the Year Is Promising

    Chris Carpenter made sure he was ready for this. Arriving seven hours before the first pitch, you could see the competitiveness oozing from him...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 169 reads 0 comments

  11. Message to Ryan Grant: Stop Riding the Management Hate Train

    Ryan Grant had an incredible season last year, coming out of nowhere to thrash opposing defenses in the second half. Many, including myself, thought it was just a product of the potent passing game...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 517 reads 7 comments

  12. Brian Brohm Inks Deal, Packers Reap Benefits

    Believe it or not, there are actually Packers besides Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers.As training camp opened Sunday, Packer fans were looking to see newly-signed rookies take the field, including QB Brian Brohm...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about almost 6 years ago 1,850 reads 4 comments

  13. No Need to Draw, St. Louis Has the Cards They Need

    If you haven’t heard, once the Cubs acquired Rich Harden they won the NL pennant. C.C. Sabathia led the Brewers to the wild card spot. And the Cardinals? Well, they’re the Cardinals and there is no way they’ll last until October...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about 6 years ago 388 reads 11 comments

  14. Who's Impressed, Who Hasn't, and Who Can Make the Difference for the Cardinals

    Nearly to the All-Star break, it's time to look back at the first half Cardinals. Six players have surprised, for better or worse. Three, if they improve, can make the 2008 playoffs a reality...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about 6 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  15. Brad Thompson: Utility Pitcher

    Brad Thompson has started, closed, and done everything in between. Now there is another part-time role that opened up. Thompson is the perfect guy to fill it...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about 6 years ago 358 reads 1 comments

  16. Mulder Just Needs to Make a Mark

    This was supposed to be a rebuilding year. But with the Cardinals suddenly ten games over .500, and a wild card spot if the season ended today, the Redbirds have some sort of semblance of a legitimate team...

    Aren Dow Written by Aren Dow about 6 years ago 245 reads 2 comments