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Tag: Ted Thompson

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Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

General manager Ted Thompson has assembled a collection of defensive players that have one redeeming quality but not enough all-around talent.

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

The Packers' defense needs a change next year, and won't have cap room or high draft picks to waste on the front seven. But a schematic change to Wade Phillips brand of 3-4 might be just enough to bring about the positional (and attitude) change this team needs.

Tundra Vision: For Local Economy, Every Packer Sunday is "Black Sunday"

Tundra Vision: For Local Economy, Every Packer Sunday is "Black Sunday"

Behind the scenes, a mini-industry thrives on the success of the Packers in and around Green Bay.

Packers Podcast: Ted Thompson Not Above Criticism

Packers Podcast: Ted Thompson Not Above Criticism

Brian Carriveau joins K107 to preview Sunday's Packers-Falcons game and gets into a discussion of the Green Bay general manager.

All That Glitters Is No Longer Gold

All That Glitters Is No Longer Gold

The Green Bay Packers reached a tipping point on Thanksgiving. For this team to move forward, it can no longer look back on the accomplishments of the players and coaches three years ago to justify their position today.

Packers Have Compounded Problems at Safety Position with Multiple Mistakes

Packers Have Compounded Problems at Safety Position with Multiple Mistakes

Packers general manager Ted Thompson ignored all avenues to add depth at safety in 2013, be it the NFL draft, undrafted free agency or veteran free agency.

Thompson's Backup Strategy Suffers From "Favre Hangover"

Thompson's Backup Strategy Suffers From "Favre Hangover"

It's been 21 years, 1 month, and 2 weeks since a Packers' backup quarterback has made a meaningful start. Ted Thompson has rolled the dice for years that that streak would continue indefinitely. Today, the Pack will start a washed-up veteran with no training camp experience and Thompson has no one to blame but himself.

The "What Could Have Been"s of Sterling Sharpe

The "What Could Have Been"s of Sterling Sharpe

We've all thought about how Sterling Sharpe's final numbers might have turned out if he had played another 5-7 seasons. But what if he had simply been born 10 or 20 years later?

One Trade Deadline Deal That Potentially Makes Sense: Packers Acquiring Tony Gonzalez

One Trade Deadline Deal That Potentially Makes Sense: Packers Acquiring Tony Gonzalez

General manager Ted Thompson and the Packers have until 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday to pull any potential trades.

Why Today's Game is a Must-Win

Why Today's Game is a Must-Win

The Packers don't want to lose the psychological advantage they've enjoyed for 21 years.

Chasin' Mason: Lowering the Bar

Chasin' Mason: Lowering the Bar

So, Mason Crosby's amazing 2011 season is now his benchmark for success this year? Let's go inside the numbers and see just how impressive that season really was.

Packers Calendar: Both Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy Meet the Media

Packers Calendar: Both Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy Meet the Media

The press conferences of the Packers general manager and head coach will be streamed live on the team's website at Packers.com.

Point of Veau: Quality of Packers' Depth Is Deteriorating

Point of Veau: Quality of Packers' Depth Is Deteriorating

The Packers might go looking for other team's castoffs at the cutdown time, particularly at kicker, safety, offensive line and quarterback.

Ted Thompson on Vince Young: "This Is an Itch We Wanted to Scratch"

Ted Thompson on Vince Young: "This Is an Itch We Wanted to Scratch"

Packers general manager Ted Thompson joined Sirius XM's NFL Radio on Wednesday, and among other topics, he touched upon the re

The Offensive Line: Finally Unshuffled?

The Offensive Line: Finally Unshuffled?

Mike McCarthy wants to go "old-school" with his offensive line this year, rearranging and settling them into one position. Versatility is great, but protecting Aaron Rodgers' noggin is far more important.

Back-Slapping Ensues at Packers Shareholders Meeting

Back-Slapping Ensues at Packers Shareholders Meeting

Mark Murphy lauded Ted Thompson and Thompson lauded Mike McCarthy on Wednesday at the annual meeting in Lambeau Field.

The Offbeat Tale of KGB

The Offbeat Tale of KGB

The career of new Packer Hall of Famer Kabeer Gbaja-Biamilia was an offbeat one. Who knows what it might have been if he had been allowed to stay in his role as a pass-rush specialist. One person who probably doesn't care: KGB.

Point of Veau: Did Thompson Get Fleeced or Is He Smart as a Fox?

Point of Veau: Did Thompson Get Fleeced or Is He Smart as a Fox?

If you think the Packers lost out on getting West Virginia wide receiver Stedman Bailey on Friday, you're lambasting Ted Thompson. But if you love 10 Day 3 draft picks, you're praising him.

Podcast: Knee-Jerk Reaction to the Great Trade-Down of 2013

Podcast: Knee-Jerk Reaction to the Great Trade-Down of 2013

The Packers currently have 10 picks on Day 3 of the NFL Draft. Brian Carriveau and "Jersey" Al Bracco discuss their options.

Packers Calendar: Schedule Release and Pre-Draft Press Conference

Packers Calendar: Schedule Release and Pre-Draft Press Conference

There are schedule-release specials airing at 7 p.m. CT on both the NFL Network and ESPN on Thursday evening.

Making Sense of Thompson's Free-Agent Frugality

Making Sense of Thompson's Free-Agent Frugality

Much to the dismay of some fans, the cash-plump Packers have passed on several free agents. There's reason behind GM Ted Thompson's frugality.

Perspective

Perspective

Feeling just a little anxious as the free agents keep bypassing the Frozen Tundra, bringing offseason Super Bowl championships all over the NFL? C.D. Angeli reminds you the Signing of the Year is on the horizon, and its all about the Packers.

Packers "Very Close" to Re-Signing LB Robert Francois

Packers "Very Close" to Re-Signing LB Robert Francois

According to reports, the Packers are on the verge of re-signing inside linebacker and core special teamer Robert Francois.

Platteville's McWethy Catches the Eye of Packers, Other NFL Teams

Platteville's McWethy Catches the Eye of Packers, Other NFL Teams

University of Wisconsin-Platteville safety Ryan McWethy put up numbers at his pro day workout that were were on par with those at the NFL Combine.

Ted Thompson Looks on as Montee Ball Improves 40 Time at Wisconsin Pro Day

Ted Thompson Looks on as Montee Ball Improves 40 Time at Wisconsin Pro Day

Packers general manager Ted Thompson was in attendance at the University of Wisconsin's pro day workout on Wednesday.

Elam, Thomas Will Have Packers Second-Guessing Size Requirements in Secondary

Elam, Thomas Will Have Packers Second-Guessing Size Requirements in Secondary

Matt Elam of Florida and Shamarko Thomas of Syracuse are both under 5-11, an invisible height barrier that the Packers have rarely broken under Ted Thompson.

Thompson Loses Murderer's Row of NFL Talent Evaluators, Difficult Road Lies Ahead

Thompson Loses Murderer's Row of NFL Talent Evaluators, Difficult Road Lies Ahead

Now that John Schneider, Reggie McKenzie and John Dorsey are leading their own teams, Ted Thompson will be challenged to find new player talent with a revamped front office.

Re-Grading the Packers 2010 NFL Draft

Re-Grading the Packers 2010 NFL Draft

With three years in the books, it's time to re-examine the 2010 draft class of Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson.

The Rise and ___ of the Thompson Empire

The Rise and ___ of the Thompson Empire

Ted Thompson may have written the book on how to build a Super Bowl team through the draft, but he may want to read Belichick's book on how to maintain that team after you've won it.

Is It Time To Accept "Favre The Player" Back Into The Fold?

Is It Time To Accept "Favre The Player" Back Into The Fold?

Last night, Packer Nation was sent back in time to 2008, unleashing the anger and frustration with Brett Favre, despite Rodgers' apparent olive branch offered last night at the NFL Honors Awards Show. Do we have to accept Favre back?

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