Friday, January 4, 2013
Two former University of Wisconsin-Madison football players from Waukesha County play for the Houston Texans and the Cincinnati Bengals.
When the Houston Texans take on the Cincinnati Bengals at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, J.J. Watt won’t be the only local on the field. Kevin Zeitler, of Waukesha, played football with Watt at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Zeitler, a Wisconsin Lutheran High School graduate, was drafted in 2012 by the Bengals and has started in all 16 games this season as an offensive guard. Watt, of Pewaukee, had high praises for his former teammate this week. Watt returned an interception for a touchdown in last year’s playoffs against the Bengals. The Texans defeated the Bengals to advance to the next round of the playoffs in January 2012. "He's a heck of a player,” said Watt in an interview with media in Cincinnati. “I have a lot of respect for him and the way…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Green Bay hosts Minnesota at Lambeau Field in the third game of the season between the NFC North rivals.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
But I explain why the Pack get the 'W,' and we set up a friendly Patch vs. Patch wager.
As the Packers get ready to face the Bears during Sunday's NFC Championship, Patch sites in the states of Wisconsin and Illinois are busy brewing their own battle. Waukesha Patch has teamed up with Lemont Patch in Illinois, where Local Editor Amanda Luevano is busy bulking up on reasons the Packers are likely to fall to her home team, the Chicago Bears. Yeah. Right. Luevano will give her reasons, and I'll come back with three reasons the Packers will win. And, oh yeah, whoever's wrong will have to publish an apology video on our sites next week, decked out in the other team's gear. I'm just going to go ahead and say the thing you're not supposed to say: I wouldn't consider myself a Bears fan, per se. Sure, I'll be cheering them on Sunday…