Blue 58 #37 - The Blue 58 Book Club
Blue 58 goes beyond the headlines to help you become a smarter fan of the Green Bay Packers. Hosted by former WTMJ newscaster Jon Meerdink and his friend Gary Zilavy, Blue 58 brings you a unique, upbeat perspective on your favorite NFL team, as long as that team is the Packers
This week on Blue 58, John Dorsey is done in Kansas City and his departure could have a ripple effect in Green Bay. We take our first crack at advanced stats and reminisce about Don Hutson, the Packers’ first all-time great offensive weapon. Then we take a few minutes to talk about some great football books to page through before we get to training camp.
Here are the headlines we covered on this week's episode:
The former Packers front office executive has been fired in Kansas City. Could a Packers reunion be in the works?
We're taking our first crack at semi-advanced stats. Our first outing takes a look at who's getting to the ball on the Packers defense.
We had the opportunity to take a look back at Don Hutson this week. If you're a Packers fan, you probably know about the legendary Packers receiver, but you may not have realized exactly how great he was.
Main Topic: The Blue 58 Book Club
Training camp is still quite far away, so let's get around that problem by not talking about this year's Packers team at all. We're talking summer reading instead! Here are a few of our favorite books about the Packers, the NFL, and football in general.
A Few Seconds of Panic - Stefan Fatsis
The Ice Bowl - Mike Shropshire
Lombardi and Landry - Ernie Palladino
Ten Men You Meet In the Huddle - Bill Curry
Blood, Sweat, and Chalk - Tim Leyden
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