Judgements Week One: There are few adjectives that describe what Aaron Rodgers just delivered. Suffice it to say he’s the early leader for league MVP. That, plus concerns in L.A. and Tennessee, joy in Baltimore and no beer in Cleveland
Bryant caught 88 passes for 1,320 yards and an NFL-leading 16 touchdowns in his contract year in 2014. But in the three seasons since then, Bryant has caught a combined 17 TD passes. He was a league-leader in dropped passes in 2017.
Kramer endured that 1-10-1 season as a rookie in 1958, but was a starter of Lombardi teams that finished 7-5 in 1959 and 8-4 in 1960. He played in the 1960 title game despite suffering a detached retina in late November.
Jerry Kramer is the only member of the NFL’s 50th anniversary team not in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and that’s puzzling … because it’s the Hall’s voters who chose the 50th anniversary team. Yet, for some reason, they’ve kept him out of Canton for over four decades. That doesn’t mean Kramer hasn’t had …
Former Green Bay guard Jerry Kramer is one of two senior nominees for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, and, in tribute to him, we reprint a State Your Case — first published in 2014 — arguing for his inclusion.