2017 Free agency

Why I Think the Packers Won’t Miss Jones

  8 months ago     81 Views     Leave your thoughts  

We just got news that the Vikings have signed Datone Jones to a new contract. It's always difficult to see a Packer player go to another team and even more difficult when that team is a division rival. However, there's one critical reason why I think the Packers were willing to let Jones go and why, I think, they won't miss him. (more…)

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Hedging a Bet: Will Ted Thompson Make a Move?

  9 months ago     1864 Views     6 Comments  

A lot of the talk this off-season is whether the Packers will indeed be more active in free agency. Rumors that  the Packers will sign up to five free agents, and more recently, that they might be interested in a trade for  Connor Barwin have some in PackerNation excited and others skeptical. Here we wan't to paint a realistic picture of what to expect from a Packers GM who is apparently under some pressure to get more done, but historically is wont to spend money on the risk of a free agent. Further, the Packers philosophy of draft and develop certainly paints…

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R&R Free Agency

  9 months ago     1944 Views     3 Comments  

I've not written a post for a while but feel the need to vent, All the chatter about Thompson dabbling in free agency has me thinking could this be the year? Rodgers came out and kind of put the head honchos on the spot by hinting it's time to get aggressive with some top help. The release of Shields and Starks opens up a big chunk of cap space. Matthews could restructure his contract this year as well so Ted could get crazy along with other teams when free agency starts instead of waiting for all the high priced players…

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Entering Free Agency…One Stat That Blows Me Away

  9 months ago     1927 Views     1 Comment  

The rumors about the Packers being more active in free agency have a lot of people excited. Of course, we all know that Packers' GM Ted Thompson rarely gets his feet wet in the initial frenzy where most of the game-changers go and many are overpaid and underperform. Much of the talk before the FA period has to do with cap space and where the team could better spend its money, to the extent that, there has even been speculation that the Packers could get rid of one of their stars. But there is one, basic aspect of the Packers…

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FA Head to Head Poll #1: A Couple Top-Tier Free Agent Linemen

  9 months ago     99 Views     1 Comment  

The Packers look to make some moves this off-season. Needs include cornerback, OLB, and RB. Here is our first in a series of head to head polls that we will use to get a final picture of where PackerNation wants the team to go. Each head to head poll winner will be added to a final poll as the free agent period begins. Here is the first: (more…)

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