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Tag: Ted Thompson

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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?

Schematica and the Future of the Packers Defense

Schematica and the Future of the Packers Defense

The exposure of the Packers' 3-4 defense against the read-option offense has some folks calling for a switch to a 4-3 scheme. It's time to quit worrying about the scheme and start worrying about the kind of players we are bringing in.

Packers Daily Links: Thompson Cites Injuries as Sample of Team's Bad Luck

Packers Daily Links: Thompson Cites Injuries as Sample of Team's Bad Luck

Packers general manager Ted Thompson met with the media while at the Senior Bowl. That and more in today's Daily Links...

Railbird Central Podcast: Thompson Scouts Shrine Game Talent

Railbird Central Podcast: Thompson Scouts Shrine Game Talent

Paul Guillemette of GBNReport.com and PigskinPaul.com joins us to preview the East-West Shrine Game where Ted Thompson was in attendance at practice.

Snowy Comebacks, a Familiar Setting for Packers RB Ryan Grant

Snowy Comebacks, a Familiar Setting for Packers RB Ryan Grant

Recently re-signed RB Ryan Grant returns to the Packers Sunday night against the Detroit Lions. With comeback on his mind and snow in the forecast, the setting should be a familiar one for Grant.

Starks Injury Might Force Packers To Make a Move at RB

Starks Injury Might Force Packers To Make a Move at RB

James Starks' knee injury might land him on season-ending IR. If that's the case, Packers GM Ted Thompson will likely have to make a move at the RB position.

Packers: Trade Deadline Deals for RBs Jackson, Williams Unlikely

Packers: Trade Deadline Deals for RBs Jackson, Williams Unlikely

A trade-deadline move for either Steven Jackson or DeAngelo Williams looks unlikely for Ted Thompson and the Green Bay Packers.

Packers Are Sixth-Youngest Team in the NFL

Packers Are Sixth-Youngest Team in the NFL

The Packers have been one of the six youngest teams in the NFL every year since 2006.

The Question We Don't Want To Ask

The Question We Don't Want To Ask

That question still lingers in the back of my mind. Maybe in lingers in the back of your mind, too. Maybe you don't want to ask it, and maybe if someone even comes close to asking it aloud, you're ready to slap them down to size for even suggesting it.

Packers Calendar: McCarthy, Thompson Address Reporters

Packers Calendar: McCarthy, Thompson Address Reporters

The Packers final training camp practice before their preseason home opener will be held on Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.

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