The first portion of training camp is now officially in the books.
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The humble Thompson, who battled health issues brought on by an autonomic disorder late in his tenure as general manager, likely will never get the plaudits he deserves for the talented rosters he assembled during his 13 years in charge of the football operation. He can’t take credit for resurrecting the woebegone franchise, as his mentor Ron Wolf did, but he certainly righted the operation after head coach Mike Sherman struggled with the dual role of coach/GM in the early 2000s.
When the Packers dedicated their redeveloped Lambeau Field in 2003, they placed enormous statues of the two most important men in the franchise’s history out front of their glistening atrium — Curly Lambeau, who co-founded the team and was one of its greatest coaches and players, and Vince Lombardi, who coached his 1960s teams to the club’s greatest on-field era.
When the Packers celebrated the 100th anniversary of their founding on Aug. 11, Calhoun’s place in franchise history was discussed frequently. Calhoun, of course, co-founded the Packers that day in 1919, along with Earl “Curly” Lambeau. At the time, Calhoun was the Green Bay Press-Gazette’s city editor, and while Lambeau was elected captain, Calhoun was named manager.
What used to be an annual tradition among NFL teams is nearing extinction. By my count, only 10 of the NFL’s 32 teams left their year-round facilities this summer to begin training camp.
A trained team freed an entangled humpback whale off the Washington coast Thursday night by cutting ropes that had become attached to the animal’s mouth and tail.
BOURBONNAIS — After finishing the 2018 season a disappointing 27th in the NFL in average gain per carry and failing to mount a consistent rushing attack all season long, the Bears spent this past offseason almost totally overhauling their running bac…