Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Barnett to file grievance against ref

According to a report by WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Packers linebacker Nick Barnett will file a grievance against the ref who put him in a choke hold and took him to the ground during the game against Da Bearz. If you didn't see the play, or hear about it, you can see the clip here along with some commentary and a quote from Coach McCarthy who said he'd never seen anything like it. After investigating, the NFL decided not to discipline Barnett. Gee, that's good. After all, he was the one being dragged to the ground. The NFL did say, though, Quirk "went over the line" with his actions. Stay tuned to see how this all shakes out. It was one of the worst actions by a ref that this viewer has seen. Barnett certainly has a case worth hearing.

ESPN article about Favre and Jennings

There's a great article on the ESPN website about the on and off-field bonds that have developed between QB Brett Favre and second-year WR Greg Jennings. It's worth checking out.