NFC North: Greg Koch

BBAO: Imagining Favre in Detroit

July, 15, 2010
We're Black and Blue All Over:

Chicago Bears

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune turns his attention to the running backs in his position-by-position preview series.

The third installment of's video series on rookie camp chronicles players participating in their first NFL practice.

Mike DeBord and Larry Mayer of discuss how Greg Olsen, Desmond Clark and other Bears tight ends performed in organized team activities.

Detroit Lions

The Lions don't have to deal with an "intense, time-consuming and distracting" training camp battle to find out who their No. 1 quarterback is, Greg Eno writes in the Detroit Free Press.

Brett Favre recently revealed he was willing to be traded to Detroit during his standoff with Packers GM Ted Thompson in 2007. Tim Twentyman wonders what the past few seasons would have been like had Favre ended up in Honolulu blue and silver.

Green Bay Packers

Greg Koch, once referred to as "‘The Texan with the Ten-Gallon Mouth," talked with the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Kareem Copeland about what it's like to be inducted in to the Packers Hall of Fame.

The number that concerns team president/CEO Mark Murphy the most is the Packers' recently released financial report is local revenue: The Packers’ local revenue stayed flat for a third consecutive year.

The Packers' expenses, especially player costs, made a big jump from the previous fiscal year.

Minnesota Vikings

If Favre doesn't return in 2010, it will be because his surgically repaired ankle won't allow him to.

Teammates Brett Favre and Greg Lewis shared the best play award at the ESPY's Wednesday night for Favre's last-second pass to Lewis early last season.

BBAO: Four fans go on Favre roadtrip

July, 12, 2010
We're Black and Blue All Over:

Chicago Bears

The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs examines three key questions surrounding the Bears' offense: 1) Will Jay Cutler deliver? 2) Can the Bears run the ball effectively? and 3) Will the O-line get the job done?

The Tribune's Dan Pompei looks at the impact new director of player personnel Tim Ruskell will have on the organization. has the second installment of a video series on rookie minicamp. This one features sixth-round pick Dan LeFevour, who grew up dreaming of playing for the Bears.

Detroit Lions

Carlos Monarrez preview the training camp battles between incumbent running back starter Kevin Smith and first-rounder Jahvid Best.

When the Lions released safety Daniel Bullocks last week, they purged the last player remaining on the roster from the Matt Millen era. The Detroit News' Tim Twentyman looks at how far the Lions have come since Martin Mayhew took over as GM.

Green Bay Packers

In his latest podcast,'s Jason Wilde looks at whether an NFL team could replicate what the NBA's Miami Heat did in free agency.

Kareem Copeland of the Green Bay Press-Gazette looks at the challenges facing Dan Froelich, the chef feeding the Packers during training camp.

The team's website has an interview with former tackle Greg Koch, who will be one of three 2010 inductees into the team's Hall of Fame.

Minnesota Vikings

In his latest mailbag,'s Mike Wobschall looks at the odds of the team making a run at veteran running back Brian Westbrook.

Four Vikings fans are planning to make a trek from Minneapolis to Hattiesburg, Miss., to thank Brett Favre personally.




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