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NESN falls for prank article that Brian Urlacher signed one-day contract to retire a Packer (Shutdown Corner)Friday, May 24th, 2013
The satire site SportsPickle.com had a great joke article the other day, titled "Brian Urlacher Retires as a Green Bay Packer: 'I just wanted to go out a winner.'" If you understand or appreciate the Packers-Bears rivalry in the slightest, you know how funny and brilliant that is. And if you're basically any sane person, you also understand it was a joke. Well, someone at NESN (New England Sports Network) didn't get it, which led to a joke on top of the original joke.
Johnny Jolly may never play another down in the National Football League, but he passed an important test toward making that happen.
Brett Favre spent most of his career as the most beloved man in Green Bay, but the last time he was there, he was getting booed off the field after his Vikings had lost to an Aaron Rodgers-led Packers team. There was plenty of bad blood then, but Rodgers says now is the time for…
Will join Packers' OTA's next week
Some players are held up from joining their NFL team until their college class graduates. But for Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly, the degree he received yesterday is far more important. According to Chris Roth of WBAY in Green Bay, Jolly was in a Houston courtroom Wednesday, receiving a diploma for completing a drug treatment…
Allen likes Woodson's swagger
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Charles Woodson is coming back home to Oakland.
Free agent defensive back Charles Woodson is returning to the Oakland Raiders as Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com reports that the 36-year-old has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the team that selected him with the fourth overall pick of the 1998 NFL draft. The one-year deal has been confirmed by the Raiders . According to Josina Anderson of ESPN.com, the deal includes a signing bonus of $700,000 and is worth a maximum of $4.3 million . Woodson, who won the 1997 Heisman Trophy while at the University of Michigan, was the 1998 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and was named to four Pro Bowls during his eight-year stint with the Raiders. Woodson joined the Green Bay Packers in 2006 and in seven seasons Woodson would twice lead the NFL in interceptions (2009, 2011). Woodson was named to four Pro Bowl squads and earned Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2009 before he was moved to safety during a 2012 season where he would nine games with a broken clavicle.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers are using their spring practices as a chance to get their reconfigured offensive line accustomed to their new roles.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers had far less than a full squad on the field for their second session of this week's OTAs on Tuesday.