Let’s play some football

Eric from Fuquay Varina, NC

I’ve been reading the Inbox and stories you’ve been putting up on packers.com and I have to say the best thing is it has me REALLY interested in the preseason games to see how these new guys perform. Other years I would have watched preseason only half-heartedly, not really knowing who the second-team players were. Thanks for the insights!

I can’t tell you how relieved I am we finally have a game to talk about. It’s great to talk and analyze every aspect of practice, but it’s time to see what all these young guys can do. The quickest way to get noticed is to perform in a preseason setting. Let’s play some football.

Alex from Muscatine, IA

Thanks for the great story on Corey Linsley! It’s players like him who make me proud to be a Packers fan. Are there any other players with ties to members of the community like Linsley?

Thank you for reading and the kind words. There are quite a few actually. The tragedy is there aren’t enough hours in the day to tell all the stories. What I’ve tried to do the past three years is find a pairing who has been together for some time and tell their story. I thought Corey and Travis would make for a compelling piece, but I had no idea their friendship is as deep as it is.

Gerbschmidt from Elk Mound, WI

The story on Linsley and Travis was remarkable. Are you aware of any teams that have traditions similar to the bike partnership with kids? As emissaries of the NFL and their teams, such traditions benefit team, league and community and should be encouraged and/or developed.

I don’t know of an NFL tradition that comes close to the bond between Packers players and their bike kids. It’s been engrained in this culture for 60 years, something passed down from grandparents to parents to children. It’s timeless.

Pat from Collierville, TN

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