Tag Archives: NFL

The Super Bowl is Over but AMVETS Still Asks You to #PleaseStand

The NFL denied ad space in their Super Bowl 53 program to the group American Veterans after the group declined to alter language about standing for the national anthem. The AMVETS ad featured two soldiers in uniform holding the American flag with the hashtag “#PleaseStand.” The message targets NFL players who have taken to kneeling during the national anthem over ... Read More »

Packers Offseason Update

With the NFL draft less than a month away, it is a good time to take stock of the additions and departures for the Packers and what positions still need some work. Re-Signed Sam Shields, CB: One of the first moves the Packers made this offseason was signing Shields to a four year $39 million contract. The 26-year-old cornerback has ... Read More »

Green Bay Packers Draft Targets

The NFL Draft combine concluded Tuesday with many of the top draft prospects showcasing their talents in front of NFL teams. The Green Bay Packers have many needs in the draft, especially on defense. Now it is time to talk about players the Packers may have on their draft day big board. Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville: Safety is a huge ... Read More »

Michael Sam Making History

Will Rossmiller wross460@uwsp.edu Commentary Earlier this week, former Missouri defensive lineman and NFL prospect Michael Sam took a brave step forward in an attempt to establish universal acceptance in sports by coming out as a homosexual. If Sam is drafted, experts have him going in the third to fifth round. He would become the first openly gay athlete in the ... Read More »