Oct 26, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) is tackled by Green Bay Packers cornerback Casey Hayward (29) and safety Sean Richardson (28) in the second half at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. New Orleans defeated Green Bay 44-23. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Lombardi Ave, the Green Bay Packers news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Lombardi Ave is dedicated to providing top-notch Packers news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Raymond Rivard, editor

An award-winning journalist and photographer, Rivard has been editor of two weekly newspapers in northern Wisconsin for the past 23 years. His love of the Green Bay Packers and his drive to reach out to all Packers fans moved him to write columns for select websites in the mid- to late-1990s under the pen name of Apackphan. The opportunity to continue with lombardiave.com has brought him to this page where he has been laboring for the past 2-plus years. Getting back into blogging has allowed Rivard to continue to follow the team with renewed interest.

Jamie Wright, Staff Writer

Based out of Jacksonville, Florida, I am a long-time fan and stockholder of the Green Bay Packers. My favorite colors are Green and Gold, my favorite phrase is "Go Pack Go!" and my favorite hat is a piece of cheese. My past idol was Brett Favre, my present vote for Presidential Candidate is Clay Matthews III and my future dogs names are Jordy and Driver. It's all Packers ALL DAY -- and I wouldn't have it any other way!

Josh McPeak, Staff Writer

Father of three beautiful girls and the husband of the most beautiful woman in the world. The cherry on top...I get to write about the Green Bay Packers. God is good...All the time! Go Pack Go!!!

Jerry Bulone, Staff Writer

I am a lifetime Packers fan, who currently resides in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I graduated from Ohio University. I grew up in cleveland and have always loved the Cleveland Cavaliers as well. I am married and am the proud dad of two wonderful children. I also am an aspiring writer and an aspiring RN. Hopefully I can accomplish one of them! You can check me out at rightdowneuclid.com, or lombardiave.com

Kenn Korb, Staff Writer

Currently 23. Graphic Designer/Photographer, with a Bachelors Degree in Computer Graphics and Interactive Media. Very avid sports fan, with the NFL, NBA, Pro Tennis and World Cup Soccer being my favorites. Most importantly, a Green Bay Packers fan since I was 6. I'm always searching every day for new ways to enhance my knowledge of my favorite sports and teams, and I love being able to spread what I come across to others and help expand their understanding and appreciation of what we are watching take place. I'm grateful to have another platform in which to do that with.

Travis Pipes, Staff Writer

Travis is a Midwestern transplant from the frozen tundra of Wisconsin, currently living in Northern California. He’s a diehard shareholder in the Packers. Travis’s heroes are his Dad, daughter and Vince Lombardi. His all-time favorite Packers are Desmond Howard and Travis Jervey. His girlfriend Alisha is the love of his life and a faithful Raider fan. Travis' other loves are sports statistics, country music and the NFL Network. Travis also follows the Brewers, Badgers and the Golden State Warriors and studied journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Coalter Hansen, Staff Writer

Coalter Hansen is a Wisconsin native who resides in Pine River, WI. Coalter knew early on that he was going to be a lifelong Packers fan. He is proud to note that he has never missed a game whether he was watching it live on television or in person. Besides being a diehard Packer fan, he is also an avid Wisconsin Badger Football fan. In his free time he enjoys being outdoors, whether it’s hunting or doing stuff around the farm. Coalter encourages you to leave a comment, positive or negative, because he loves a healthy debate.

David Burdette, Staff Writer

David Burdette is a staffer on Lombardiave.com. He is nuts about the Packers, cheers them on every Sunday they play, owns stock in the team, and owns several Green Bay jerseys, with his prized one being an Aaron Rodgers SuperBowl XLV jersey.

Tom Mrozla, Staff Writer

Tom Mrozla lives in Grand Forks, ND and he is in his second year of graduate school at the University of North Dakota. Follow Tom on twitter- @tom_mroz

James Katorski, Staff Writer

Patrick Hughes, Staff Writer

Patrick Hughes is an avid blogger, runner, gardener, artist, and backpacker. But once the NFL season starts all of those things are scheduled around when the Green Bay Packers play. Patrick resides in Portland, Oregon. However he grew up an hour south of Title Town in the Cheese Capital of the World, Plymouth, Wisconsin. Packer Sundays help connect him to his family and friends back in the cheese state. Packer fandom has also created new friends for him, as there is a large contingency of Cheeseheads in Portland and many gather at Saraveza in North Portland to cheer on the Green and Gold.

Dan Dahlke, Staff Writer

Dan Dahlke lived most of his life in Wisconsin and grew up a Packers fan. He currently lives in southern Washington, just outside of Portland, OR, with his beautiful wife. He got his Bachelors in English at Washington State University, where he studied writing. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys writing about the Packers and all things football. Twitter: @dandahlke86

Dan, Staff Writer

New to Lombardi Ave. and looking to open the eyes of some readers

Kyle Engman, Staff Writer

Kyle grew up in Northern Wisconsin, about an hour north of Eau Claire. He graduated from Amery High School in 2012 and is currently attending UW-Barron County for a degree in Journalism/Communications. Kyle is the Lead Beat Writer for the Green Bay Packer Writer's division of RSEN as well as contributing analysis articles to Lombardi Ave. If you want more Packer news, be sure to follow Kyle on Twitter (link located conveniently below).

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