Wednesday (Gilbert Brown, Green Bay and the Lingerie Football League) edition: Wha' Happened?
- Blog Post by: Michael Rand
- January 26, 2011 - 9:51 AM
In the midst of Super Bowl fever in Green Bay, a new football team with, um, non-traditional gameday attire is preparing to make its home in Titletown.
The Lingerie Football League — which features scantily clad female players competing under indoor football rules — announced Tuesday that it will place an expansion franchise in Green Bay for the 2011 season.
The coach is none other than Gilbert Brown, a defensive tackle on the Packers' Super Bowl XXXI championship team who has been involved with a number of minor-league athletic ventures over the past decade.
The Green Bay team will play at least two games at the Resch Center in Ashwaubenon, in the shadow of Lambeau Field, according to the league.
The team's nickname will be determined by a fan vote, and an open tryout is planned for late February for women over 18 who "possess athleticism, beauty and confidence," according to a press release.
In the interest of taste, we will not make any of the 143 jokes that immediately spring to mind about Gilbert Brown, the league in general or the placement of an expansion franchise in Green Bay.
But that shouldn't stop you from *tastefully* trying to do so in the comments. The winner gets to not see Brown wearing lingerie.
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