Tag Archive: ted thompson

Congratulations are in Order!

  8 months ago     116 Views     Leave your thoughts  

On today's episode of Good Packer Nation Morning, we discuss what Thompson will have to do if he doesn't pick up a free agent running back, what we expect out of Clay Matthews, and a special congratulations message. Catch the live show every Weekday morning and game day at 10:00 am EST on the GreenBay Packer Nation Facebook page. Or, subscribe on iTunes by clicking the link under the podcast player on this post. Join us for a ton of fun by going to your app store and downloading FireFan using the code GetTheRing. Once you’re done creating your profile…

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R&R Free Agency

  9 months ago     1920 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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Rookie Signing Roundup

  1 year ago     90 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Yesterday saw some roster activity for the Green Bay Packers. In the space between rookie orientation and mandatory mini-camp, the Pack has signed rookie draft picks, un-drafted free agent hopefuls, and released some players too. Here is the rundown in case you haven't been able to keep up. The Packers signed T Jason Spriggs, the second round draft pick out of Indiana and TE Casey Pierce who was originally signed as a UFA by Detroit. The Packers also signed rookie free agents DT Demetris Anderson, RB Brandon Burks, FB Alstevis Squirewell and G Cory Tucker. (more…)

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Ted Thompson’s Hidden Gems

  1 year ago     90 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Top 10 Value Draft Picks Under Ted Thompson Ted Thompson will soon be conducting his 12th draft as Green Bay Packers general manager. His picks have ranged from the fantastic (Aaron Rodgers) to the good (James Jones and Greg Jennings), bad (LB Abdul Hodge, QB Brian Brohm) to terrible (DT Justin Harrell) and everything in between. Perhaps the toughest job any GM has lies in uncovering those “diamonds in the rough” in later rounds. Here are 10 (actually 11 with one tie) of the best “value” picks Thompson has made… with value defined as fourth round or later. (more…)

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Ideal Green Bay Packers 3 Round Mock Draft

  1 year ago     133 Views     2 Comments  

With the 2016 NFL Draft a few days away, NFL experts and insiders have started making mock drafts for every team, trying to predict which players the teams will select in the. As expected, these players will have an impact on the team’s NFL power rankings for next season, which is why teams try to do as much research as possible before selecting their picks. The Green Bay Packers are one of the most intriguing teams in the draft this year because many believe that they are a few key players away from getting back to the Super Bowl. Since quarterback…

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