Everybody had been asking me if the Packers should sign Christine Michael after the Seahawks no longer wanted him. My response was always “Do you really think TT will sign him?” So to me it was kind of a non-starter. Then, lo and behold…Thompson does sign Michael (and the Vikings wanted him too) so now we have another option at running back that might develop into an important piece down the stretch.
I’m not saying that Michael is going to be the be-all, end-all of the Packers’ offense. But December at Lambeau requires that the team can run the ball and Michael may bring a spark. I set out in the neighborhood and chatted about it (to…nobody). Here are my thoughts: