Hollywood couldn’t have written a better script. A young boy named Samkon Gado moves to the U.S. from Nigeria. He has aspirations of becoming a missionary doctor. Millions of other American children have dreams of making it to the NFL. This amazing story recounts Samkon’s life and how his dream will have to wait to live the American dream.
At first, it seems awful. In fact, it seems pathetic. Four interceptions against a good Cincinnati Bengals team from a first ballot selection to the hall-of-fame.
Even though the Green Bay Packers have won the NFC North division the past three years, there are three vastly improved teams nipping at their heels in 2005.
The Packers have been one of the most consistent teams in the NFL since 1993. Since that year, the Packers have only missed the playoffs twice. That trend will be tough to continue this year because of some crucial off-season moves by the Packers and the other teams in the division.
How far will the Packers go? Tough answer. This article sets the stage for the final two weeks of a very interesting season of NFL football.