Friday, April 3, 2015

Packerland selects, part 2

Here are more stories I wrote for Packerland Pride magazine. It's a long list, so let's get to it.

- Over 6,000 words on the life, death, and return of the Hotel Northland to downtown Green Bay.

- On an original member of the 1919 and 1920 Packers, Gus Rosenow, a receiver with one hand.

- Remembering the late Packers great, Fuzzy Thurston.

- A breakfast with Martha's Coffee Club, the group of fans who've met since 1947.

- On the wide receivers of Green Bay's past, present, and future.

- Looking at Matt Flynn's weird little spot in Packers history.

- A three-part series on a possible Super Bowl being played in Lambeau Field and hosted by Green Bay and Wisconsin. The chances, pitfulls, opportunities, and whether or not the area should even want one at all:  Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3

- The journey from Wautoma, Madison, Green Bay, and beyond for Jared Abbrederis.

- The inevitable greatness of Jordy Nelson.

- And lastly my series, Northern Hostilities, on the history and current standing of each of the Packers' divisional rivalries:  The Vikings. || The Bears. || The Lions.


There you have it. Feel free to email (griffingotta [at] gmail [dot] com) with any questions or comments. Thanks for reading, as always.