If one would take a poll of Green Bay Packers fans as to what position general manager Ted Thompson should choose in round one of the 2016 Draft there is a good chance that inside linebacker would top the voting. The chances of that happening however are slim.
With an eye toward the future Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson pulled one of his many surprises on draft day 2015 when he selected Oklahoma fullback Aaron Ripkowski in the 6th round. The payoff from that selection will likely come as soon as this season.
Green Bay Packers place kicker Mason Crosby is one of the few "must keep" free agents. In fact he may be the only ‘no-brainer’ left in the entire group. The reasons for keeping Crosby are pretty basic. Good kickers, which Crosby certainly is, are hard to find.
Since the Green Bay Packers lost Finley to a neck injury almost three years ago their production from the tight end position has varied between adequate and poor - and Packers general manager has failed to replace Finley's big play ability in the tight end position.
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