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Tag: Ted Thompson

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Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

The Packers finally lit up their section of the NFL free-agent scoreboard this week by signing tight end Jared Cook to a 1-year deal. 

Cory's Corner: Ted Thompson gave himself options

Cory's Corner: Ted Thompson gave himself options

Ted Thompson shocked the world on Monday. After signing Julius Peppers in 2014, Thompson opted to swallow hard and sign Jared Cook.

Packers Reportedly Signing Jared Cook

Packers Reportedly Signing Jared Cook

NFL Network reports the veteran tight end is in Green Bay to sign a contract. 

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

Despite the fact that the Packers are ignoring free agency this offseason like they do most offseasons, ESPN"s Rob Demovsky managed to write some...

The Time for Eliot Wolf is Now

The Time for Eliot Wolf is Now

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?

Packers Reportedly Not Interested In Bringing Back James Jones

Packers Reportedly Not Interested In Bringing Back James Jones

Green Bay seems content with their young stable of pass catchers heading into the 2016 season.  

Thompson Says Packers Have Done "A  Lot Of Considering" In Free Agency

Thompson Says Packers Have Done "A Lot Of Considering" In Free Agency

The Packers general manager met with reporters briefly on Monday at the NFL owners meetings in Florida. 

Packers Annnounce Promotions of Eliot Wolf and Brian Gutekunst

Packers Annnounce Promotions of Eliot Wolf and Brian Gutekunst

Wolf will be director–football operations while Gutekunst will be director of player personnel.

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

I think I am the only Packers fan who is a bit troubled that Ted Thompson didn't even bother trying to re-sign Casey Hayward.

Jared Cook Reportedly Visits With Packers

Jared Cook Reportedly Visits With Packers

The National Football Post reports the former Rams tight end was in Green Bay for a free agent visit. 

Year Two Players Will Fuel 2016 Packers

Year Two Players Will Fuel 2016 Packers

If the Green Bay Packers are to have a successful 2016 season, it will likely have been fueled by a talented group of second year players led by top picks cornerbacks Damarious Randall and Quinten Rollins.

ESPN's Barnwell: Packers Build Up Most "Draft Capital"

ESPN's Barnwell: Packers Build Up Most "Draft Capital"

The ESPN writer Bill Barnwell has an interesting take on Ted Thompson's organizational philosophy. 

The Martellus Bennett Question for the Packers

The Martellus Bennett Question for the Packers

The beginning of free agency has come and gone.  Free agency itself is certainly not over, but there are a lot of dream targets for Packers fans...

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

NFL free agency kicked off this week, which means it's that time of year for Packers fans: Time to start yelling at each other. LOUDLY!...

Packers Receive Two Fourth Round Compensatory Picks

Packers Receive Two Fourth Round Compensatory Picks

The NFL has announced that Green Bay has been awarded picks for the loss of Davon House and Tramon Williams.

Packers Nick Perry Signs One Year Deal

Packers Nick Perry Signs One Year Deal

Who says the Green Bay Packers don't sign free agents?

Packers Eighth-highest In Adjusted Salary Cap and Said to be Pursuing Matt Forte

Packers Eighth-highest In Adjusted Salary Cap and Said to be Pursuing Matt Forte

According to the current information posted NFL Players Association web site, the Packers have an adjusted cap number of $163,489,623 – the eighth highest in the league.  

Packers Reportedly "Express Interest" In Free Agent Running Back Matt Forte

Packers Reportedly "Express Interest" In Free Agent Running Back Matt Forte

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the Packers have shown at least some level of interest in the soon-to-be former Bear. 

Packers Bring Back Lane Taylor On Two Year Deal

Packers Bring Back Lane Taylor On Two Year Deal

NFL Network reports Taylor gets $600,000 guaranteed on a deal that will pay him $4.15 million over two years. 

Cory's Corner: The Packers need a starter in free agency

Cory's Corner: The Packers need a starter in free agency

Ted Thompson has a fork in the road this offseason. With the available $19.63 million the Packers have under the cap, Thompson must make a decision.

James Jones Indicates He'll Hit The Open Market

James Jones Indicates He'll Hit The Open Market

The veteran wide receiver told SiriusXM NFL radio that the Packers have not contacted him about remaining in Green Bay next year. 

Julius Peppers Remains in Packers’ Plans

Julius Peppers Remains in Packers’ Plans

Even though Julius Peppers has hinted at retirement, every indication is that both Julius Peppers and the Green Bay Packers are planning on being partners once again for the 2016 season.

Thompson Faces Media For First Time Since Season Ended

Thompson Faces Media For First Time Since Season Ended

The Packers general manager was his usual low-key self at the podium in Indianapolis. 

Ted Thompson: Man of Mystery

Ted Thompson: Man of Mystery

Look into his eyes, stare into his soul.  Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has shrouded himself in mystery since the day he arrived...

Cory's Corner: Danny Trevathan is the perfect missing piece

Cory's Corner: Danny Trevathan is the perfect missing piece

You always hear how the clock is ticking on the Packers.

Packers Reportedly Agree To Three Year Deal With Letroy Guion

Packers Reportedly Agree To Three Year Deal With Letroy Guion

Green Bay locks up defensive lineman despite off field concerns. 

Thompson Shouldn't (And Probably Doesn't) Care That McCarthy Is Frustrated

Thompson Shouldn't (And Probably Doesn't) Care That McCarthy Is Frustrated

The general manager sets the vision for the franchise. His head coach needs to deal with whatever frustrations come with it. 

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

Surviving Sunday: Packers news, notes and links for the football deprived

We're back with another Packers offseason of Surviving Sunday.

Railbird Central Podcast: Spying on Ted Thompson

Railbird Central Podcast: Spying on Ted Thompson

Paul Guillmette of the Great Blue North Draft Report tells us who the scouts were watching in St. Petersburg this week.

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