Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/5/14

GREEN BAY, WI - 2009: Ted Thompson of the Green Bay Packers poses for his 2009 NFL headshot at photo day in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by NFL Photos)
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Let's face it. When Packers general manager Ted Thompson held a press conference Thursday afternoon, his first in more than eight months, expectations had already been set for how the secretive man in charge of everything football in Green Bay would handle specific questions. Thompson wasn't going to reveal which draft prospects he likes, or even which positions he is targeting. But a media appearance from Thompson for 21 minutes of "draft insight" still offered several highlights of what's been happening inside the Lambeau Field offices since the Packers' 2011 season ended three months ago. Entering his eighth draft as Packers general manager, Thompson has learned a few valuable lessons: "You can't predict it. You can worry yourself sick about what's going to happen, who's going to be there when it's our pick and that sort of thing. The more you're in this, the more you get back to the base that (former Packers GM) Ron (Wolf) taught us, which is to evaluate pla...
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