Packers Fan Was so Upset with Team’s Loss She Choked Her Daughter

And you thought Aaron Rodgers was taking the Packers’ loss hard? He’s got nothing on this woman.

The Appleton Post-Crescent reported Tuesday that a 36-year-old woman was so upset the Packers lost Sunday she actually choked her daughter.

Police were called about 8:15 p.m. Sunday to a Grand Chute hotel where the girl told police her mother grabbed her by the neck during the football game. The woman was drinking alcohol and became upset because the team was losing. The girl said that after the Packers lost, her mother choked her again with enough force that the girl couldn’t breathe, and her mother said, “Do you want to die?” the criminal complaint says.

Police saw red marks and scratches on the girl’s neck.

The woman also threw her dinner on the floor, broke a lamp, and tried to punch her husband in the face, according to the report. After reading this, I may have to reconsider my stance that soccer fans are the craziest in the world. We knew Packers fans were absurdly dedicated to their team, but this is going waaaayyy too far.

And no, despite what you may think, this was not the couple at hand.

Packers Fan Wears Cheese Bra (Picture)

Packers fans are some of the most passionate fans in the NFL. They constantly sell out Lambeau Field, and the waiting list for season tickets is in the thousands. That’s probably why it’s not too surprising to see fans like the ones pictured above. You have the cardinal on the left who seems to be wearing a Packers-themed shawl and Pope-style hat dedicated to Vince Lombardi, to go along with his block of cheese. His partner is decked out in full-on Packers gear, and the most impressive item is her cheese bra. I’ve never seen anything like it.

But they’re not the only fans getting creative with the cheese.

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Packers Fans Forced Chargers to go With Silent Snap Count … in San Diego

During an interview on the radio with Darren Smith last week, Aaron Rodgers raved about how dedicated Packers fans are and how well they travel to road games. The Packers star quarterback said he was expecting a good crowd for the team’s game in San Diego Sunday. I’ll bet he never thought they could get so loud that they would turn it into a road environment for the Chargers.

Watching San Diego’s last drive against the Packers, you could hear how loud the crowd was getting as they cheered the Packers. Green Bay fans were so noisy they even forced the Chargers to go to a silent snap count.

“The crowd was incredible,” Rodgers said. “When we ran on the field the first time, the crowd was going crazy. When you’re on the road, you’re up by seven and it’s late in the game, and they have to go on a silent count, that’s pretty impressive. So I have to give a lot of credit to our fans. They travel well, and that says a lot about the kind of fans we have.”

Tight end Jermichael Finley was equally impressed.

“Today did feel like a home game,” Finley said. “The Pack Nation showed their support here in [California]. It was crazy. It was just Lambeau in the West.”

San Diego fans are rarely confused for being hardcore, but they should be ashamed. They should never allow that to happen at a home game. Then again, if they were so dedicated, they wouldn’t be in danger of losing their team.

Photo Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Aaron Rodgers: Packers Fans Didn’t Want Him to Win the Madden Cover Vote

As we wrote earlier this week, Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis actually beat Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the semifinals of the Madden cover vote. Unlike past years when EA Sports selected the player who would appear on the cover of the game, EA decided to create a 32-player tournament and leave the vote to the fans. Rodgers was beat out by Hillis and expressed some disappointment.

He told WKNR in Cleveland Wednesday “I think it definitely would’ve been cool. It was a game that I played as a kid. Not really a game I play anymore, but I played as a kid growing up. I was able to keep up with it through my twitter. I know there were a lot of Green Bay fans that were voting against me because they believe in the so-called Madden curse, but I was following it for sure.”

Rodgers may be somewhat disappointed but Packers fans are not. It’s probably better this way for Rodgers’ longevity. There’s a long history of players appearing on the cover and getting hurt, including Troy Polamalu two seasons ago, and possibly Drew Brees last year.

Aaron, you may have to settle for covergirls instead of cover games for the time being, but that may not even be a bad thing.

Thanks to Deadspin and Sports Radio Interviews for the transcript

Packer Fan Lost Toes Watching Game

I’ve heard some crazy stories about Packer fans recently. Truthfully, you don’t have to go much further than the bikini-clad crew sporting just bra-tops while they watched the Packers-Giants game in the freezing cold to know all you need to about fans of the Pack. But in case that didn’t do it for you, then maybe this story will. Former Packers running back Dorsey Levens was on The Arnie Spanier Show on Sporting News Radio last night and offered this nugget:

In the state of Wisconsin, there’s cheese and there’s Green Bay Packer football. And so you bring cheese to the game and you have a good time. It’s a very unique place in that it’s so cold and guys still come out and tailgate. NFC Championship for example — we played the Carolina Panthers in ’97. It was 17 below and guys were still tailgating four hours before the game. The guy who put in my alarm system in Green Bay, [he's a] diabetic — wouldn’t leave the game, had to get three toes amputated after the NFC Championship Game. If I had him on this show right now and asked him if he would do it again, he would say ‘you know what, I got seven good toes that I can lose, if I can go to that game, I’ll stay the entire game.’ He has not one regret about doing that.

Well duh, they’re only toes right? What do you really need them for anyway? What Dorsey didn’t make clear however, was whether the fan lost the toes because of frostbite or because of his diabetic condition. Either way, that’s some serious dedication. Ronnie Lott would be proud.