Packer's Screed

God and man at Lambeau Field

The Packerscreed, by David Benjamin God and man at Lambeau Field “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others… But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your…
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It’s not easy being green (and gold)

The Packerscreed, by David Benjamin It’s not easy being green (and gold) “God’s given me so much talent.” — Russell Wilson PARIS — It’s not always easy being an American in Paris, especially if you can’t dance on cobblestones like Gene Kelly. And if you love football. I mean, real football, not that non-scoring pastime…
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The quality of mercy is not football

The quality of mercy is not football “Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time.” — Vince Lombardi PARIS — It was a small moment in a ragged season…
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These cheeseheads are smarter than they look

These cheeseheads are smarter than they look by David Benjamin “She kept remembering a game clip, in which Vince Lombardi, the Packers’ greatest coach, prowled the sidelines in overcoat and fedora, glowering through horn-rimmed glasses, bellowing, “What the hell is going on out there?!” Trish knew exactly how he felt.” — from A Sunday Kind…
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