Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson recently promoted Eliot Wolf. Thompson insisted that the promotion had nothing to do with a succession plan. But with a flexible young dynamo like Eliot Wolf ready and waiting in the wings, is there really any reason to wait?
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.
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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