Like most teams’ last preseason games, the Packers-Titans tilt tonight in Nashville will feature a bunch of players you’ll never see again and a bunch of plays you’ll never see again, as coaches alternately keep things vanilla or test out works-in-progress. As boring as it is for fans to watch, it has to be even worse for the team’s starters, who aren’t fighting for roster spots and won’t see more than a quarter of action in a meaningless scrimmage.
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With nothing to prepare for, players have a bit more time than usual on their hands to explore the city around the and, in the case of LB Nick Barnett, get some shopping done for the wife. Nothing wrong with that. But, um, Nick? Some purchases are probably better left un-Tweeted*.