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TED THOMPSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Packers Should Trade Out of First Round 2015 NFL Draft

Green Bay Packers general manger Ted Thompson has a long history of trading back in the NFL Draft in order to acquire more picks. And with the 2015 Draft just days away, Thompson and the Packers should look to trade out of the first round as he’s done in the past in order to find better value, while also potentially having a better chance of filling a need at cornerback or inside...
Via The Packers Guru
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

What’s Daniels Worth?

GM Ted Thompson doesn’t let his best young players get away, so the question isn’t if he’ll re-sign Mike Daniels. The question is when and for how much? To figure that out, I looked at the contracts of eight similar players. By that I mean defensive linemen in their 20s who are just a notch below elite. If Daniels resists signing an extension in the next few months and plays...
Via Packers Notes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Temptations: Four Players That Could Alter Packers First Round Plans

Green Bay Packers fans know that General Manager Ted Thompson espouses the use of the draft to build his football team. He also bases his draft decisions purely on “Best Player Available” regardless of position. Okay – some of the time. The Packers need-areas are pretty straight-forward: corner back, inside linebacker, D-line and tight end come to mind first. The draft is sure...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Green Bay Packers should draft for need in round one

Over the past 10 years, few general managers have been able to match the draft success rate of Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson. The shrewd GM has assembled one of the most talented rosters in the league in the Green Bay locker room. Many experts will debate the merits of picking for need versus picking the best player available, regardless of position, in the draft. It’s a fascinating...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Eric Kendricks draft profile

A popular name surfacing in mock draft predictions for the Green Bay Packers is inside linebacker Eric Kendricks out of UCLA. Let’s take a closer look at the former Bruin and why could be a Packer come draft day. The Basics Eric Kendricks vs. USC The Fresno, California native spent all four years of his college eligibility at UCLA, redshirting his first year in 2010. The 6’0...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Let’s appreciate the talent grabber — Ted Thompson

It’s hard to believe that this will be Ted Thompson’s 11th NFL Draft in a couple weeks. The Packers general manager understands that the draft and develop philosophy is the best recipe for sustained success in the NFL. And if you don’t believe me, just take a peek at the money the Redskins and Cowboys have splurged in free agency, with nothing to show for it. It still amazes...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ted Thompson’s Draft & Develop Philosophy Challenged

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson is now synonymous with the term “draft & develop”.  After 10 seasons in his current role, he has clearly established his M.O. when it comes to acquiring talent:  the NFL draft.  Sure, he has signed some free agents and brought in undrafted free agents as well, but the primary talent pool for Thompson’s Packers has been the...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Ted Thompson’s draft wish list

He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice (an hour), but it’s not Christmas season, no, for Green Bay Packer’s general manager Ted Thompson, it’s draft season. But Ted Thompson is still making a wish list. Every general manager for all 32 NFL teams has their own big board heading into the draft, their personal rankings of every prospect. For Thompson, the draft is the...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: 3 first round prospects

With the 2015 NFL Draft just around the corner, it is never too early to start looking at projections.  The draft has been where the Green Bay Packers have found success, as most of the players on their roster have only played for the Packers.  While the first round has either been hit or miss since Ted Thompson became the general manager, here are three players that I think would...
Via isportsweb.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Coach Mike McCarthy: I’m Giving up Play Calling

In an afternoon press conference today, Green Bay Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy admitted to a not-so-well kept secret; he will no longer call plays for the Packers. It was not an easy decision for McCarthy, and according to him, came as a surprise to his bosses, Ted Thompson and Mark Murphy. During the press conference there were several recurring themes: McCarthy feels he has...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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