Monday, January 23, 2012
For those Wisconsinites still suffering from the delusion that the Packers have a chance to make the Super Bowl, it's time to face the facts.
It was a horrible way to go out, but indeed the Packers 2011-12 season ended with a painful 20-37 loss to the New York Giants. To add insult to injury, the Giants are now continuing on to Super Bowl 46, facing the New England Patriots in the Feb. 6 game. Back in November, Patch posted a poll asking readers about their confidence level in the Green and Gold. With 103 votes, 90 percent of Patch readers said that the Packers were heading to the Super Bowl; 67 percent thought they might lose a game or two — but still make it — while 23 percent thought the team would get there undefeated. A mere 1 person voted that the team would screw up somewhere in the playoffs. (Editor's note: Poll results as of 1 p.m. Monday; this is not a scientific poll…
Sunday, January 15, 2012
One user correctly guessed the score of Sunday's Green Bay vs. New York football playoff game.
Thanks to all the Patch readers and users who participated in Patch's Pro Football Playoff Pick-Em Contest. Watch the video to see the winner announced.
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Submit pictures of your favorite Green Bay Packers decorations as you prepare for Super Bowl XLV. Have pictures of your party decorations or food buffets? Submit those too!
There was hooting, hollering, horn tooting and shouting of "Go Pack Go." It wasn't in Dallas and it wasn't in Green Bay, although those cities likely have plenty of cheering. It was in Waukesha, near the corner of West Moreland Boulevard and Delafield Street where Michael Chieves and Ashley and Jeff Pfahler were putting the final touches on their giant Green Bay Packers football helmet snow sculpture. Even 4-year-old Hailey Pfahler got in on the action, wearing, of course, a pink Packers hat. It took the Waukesha residents all day to complete the sculpture, but they received the attention from everyone driving by Saturday afternoon. Their whole family got involved in the expanded project after Ashley Pfahler decided she wanted to use the …
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Editor Jillian Duchnowski finds evidence of Packers fans as she talks with Yorkville, IL, residents about Sunday's big game.
As part of the Patch vs. Patch match-up, Yorkville Patch Editor Jillian Duchnowski went in search of Bears fans to interview about Sunday's game. But she discovered Yorkville is home to some Packers fans, too.
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Plenty of bars in the area are offering lots of fun and great drink specials during the playoff game.
If you are like most of us here in Southeastern Wisconsin, you are already gearing up for tomorrow's big divisional playoff game between our Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons. And while you could sit at home and watch the game, nothing beats joining a crowd of fellow Packer fans at a local bar for some good drinks and lots of cheering. Here is a quick guide at some of the best places to catch the Packer game in Muskego tomorrow evening: Where: AJ's Bar and Grill Address: S90W13970 Boxhorn Drive Specials: AJ's has domestic beer specials, including $2 for a draft and $12 for “buckets” of beer. They also will have some food specials for those who get hungry during the action: $5 will get you either a cheeseburger, pulled pork sandwich…