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    Dan Kasper is on WAYY 790 weekday mornings. He is the author of "The Green Bay Packers Ultimate Fan Handbook" and is a member of the Professional Football Writers of America.

 

Can the Packers Afford Nelson?

Jordy Nelson apparently wants $10 million dollars a year. Who doesn’t? But, considering his profession, is Nelson worth it? It was reported today that Packers wide receiver wants a new contract that would average $10 million dollars a year. If Nelson wants $10 million dollars as his base salary, it would put him tied as third in the league for the most amount of money being paid to a receiver, in regards to their base amount. He would be tied with the likes of Vincent Jackson and Andre Johnson and only behind Mike Wallace and Percy Harvin. Read more...

We Could All Learn From Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter completed his last MLB All-Star game of his career on Tuesday night. It was filled with laughter, cheers, and tears from fans and teammates from across the world. There isn’t many professional athletes that are more respected than Derek Jeter is and that was evident during the 85th MLB All-Star Game. Read more...

Time for Finley and Packers to Part Ways

The Green Bay Packers want Jermichael Finley back. It seems like by all accounts that Finley wants to come back to the Packers. But is it smart for the Packers to bring back Finley, who is coming off a severe neck injury and wants to be paid like an elite tight end? Read more...

With the Second Pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, The Milwaukee Bucks Select...

The Milwaukee Bucks are selecting second in this year’s NBA Draft. Even with the worst record in the NBA, you can’t really say that the Bucs lost the lottery because this year’s draft is deep, especially with the first couple of draft picks. Bucks fans should start to get excited about their team though. Even though they had a season no fan wants to go through this past season, there is optimism. The Bucks have two new owners, the possibility of a new arena, and the second pick in a deep draft. Read more...

Packers Rookies That Stand Out

The Green Bay Packers completed their draft this past weekend and the NFL pundits gave high remarks to general manager Ted Thompson and his staff for their draft. If you like reading and believe draft grades, the Packers consistently fell between an A and a B in their draft grading. Read more...

NFL Draft Options for Packers and Vikings

The NFL Draft is finally under a week away! After the countless mock drafts and the pointless reports of who teams will or won’t draft, it is almost time to start the real thing! With the draft almost upon us, let’s take a look at the two teams that most of the Chippewa Valley will have their attention directed at: The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings. Read more...

Brewers, You Now Have My Attention

The Milwaukee Brewers finished the month of April with a 20-7 record, one win shy of tying the New York Yankees for the most wins in the month of April. For anyone who claims they saw this coming, I call you a liar. Read more...

Packers Schedule Presents Challenges

The NFL released their 2014 regular season schedule last week and it looks like the Packers will have a difficult schedule, at least on paper, for the 2014 season. If the Packers want to make it back to the playoffs and make a run at the Super Bowl, they will have to go through some quality opponents on their regular season schedule. Read more...

Packers Smart to Keep Flynn

The Green Bay Packers are usually pretty quiet when it comes to free agency. This year, they made two signings that could be considered big splashes. The first was re-signing cornerback Sam Shields to a four year contract worth nearly 40 million. The second was signing Julius Peppers to help improve a nonexistent pass rush outside of Clay Matthews. The Packers filled their other holes by signing some of their own free agents like: B.J. Raji, Andrew Quarless, Mike Neal, James Starks, and John Kuhn.   Read more...