Tag Archive: ted thompson

Draft is Approaching Fast

  1 year ago     104 Views     1 Comment  

With the draft right around the corner it's feeling a little like football season again. Ted Thompson went out of his norm and signed a free agent to fill a need on offense with TE Jared Cook. While he may not be a player most teams would covet, he's a perfect fit for the Packers. Some are comparing him to Jermichael Finley, which he is in body size, but Cook is faster. This will be deadly in routes down the seam because he will draw a safety to him and it leaves Nelson and Cobb with single coverage. (more…)

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Scenarios Abound: A Critical Meeting Forthcoming

  1 year ago     132 Views     2 Comments  

As the draft nears and pro days and meetings take place, players "stock" becomes more and more volatile. Teams pull their cards ever closer to their vests and news of meetings or scout pleadings becomes more and more veiled.  (more…)

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Drooling…And The Wheels Are Turning

  1 year ago     88 Views     2 Comments  

The signing of Jared Cook has got me drooling...My cousin and I were chatting back and forth about offensive sets when he confessed that he was having trouble concentrating on his work after word of the signing came out. Same here. One person who has been overlooked in most of the conversation of how good this offense could be is Ty Montgomery. (more…)

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Prospect Profile: Andrew Billings

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When BJ Raji decided to take a hiatus from football, the Packers' draft situation changed. With the four game suspension of Mike Pennel, the Packers may very well look to bolster the defensive front in a draft that is strong in interior defensive linemen. Here's one prospect to keep an eye on. (more…)

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PackerNation POLL: 3 Confounding Factors for the Packers’ Pick

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Prognosticators and pundits alike are squarely focused on the upcoming draft in 43 days. With free agency once again coming and going, the Packers' initial pick, in particular could be crucial but rather than coming into greater focus, the Packers draft situation seems rather foggy. Several questions come into play and must be on the mind of many in PackerNation. While we know that Ted Thompson will be focused on getting his board right, he is very good at keeping that information close to his vest, and that leaves a bunch of prospects out there that the Packers could pick…

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