Greenbay's strategy weapon
No. It’s not cheese. Greenbay Packers players bide their time with a tough game - Settlers of Catan. A group of them play whenever they can.
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They are very, very serious:
But [backup quarterback] Flynn said the players take it so seriously that when he stopped by to play for the first time after a win last month, he was shocked by what happened when he attempted to turn on some celebratory music.
“I was just trying to play some music—some Pearl Jam, and [Bakhtiari] wouldn’t let me. He wanted to hear the players talk and strategize. He was very serious,” Flynn said. “They take it to a different level.”
Graphic: Wall Street Journal