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Unable to sign a proven pass rusher in free agency and unwilling to rely on the likes of Erik Walden and Jarius Wynn for another season, the normally conservative Ted Thompson now appears willing to go the unconventional route in an effort to improve what was his team’s Achilles’ heel in 2011. What other explanation could there be for defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove’s arrival in Green Bay on Friday morning?
How unusual is Thompson’s interest in Hargrove? It’s about as unusual as Charles Barkley or Warren Sapp making a cogent point on a pregame show. The former Georgia Tech star would seem to be the last player the Packers would be interested in signing. Not only is he undersized for a 3-4 end (he weighed 282 pounds with Philly last summer), but he carries more baggage than a Boeing 787. The 28-year-old was traded from St. Louis to Buffalo after an unexcused and unexplained two-day absence in ’06, and he was suspended for...
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ESPN Milwaukee is reporting that Anthony Hargrove is headed to Green Bay. Hargrove’s Tweet:
Play with Pickett when he was a Ram. Going to be great playing with him again…
The 272-lb. defensive end may seem too small for the position in a 3-4, but generally if a player has success at both end and tackle in a 4-3 they can handle the end responsibilities in a 3-4. When he earned...
In his first year as Green Bay Packers General Manager (2006), Ted Thompson grabbed Charles Woodson and Ryan Pickett via free agency. Neither appeared to be a stud at the time—the Oakland Raiders thought Woodson was breaking down—but adding two starters to a team that had gone 4-12 was a step in the right direction.
In the five years that followed, Thompson’s free agents were...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Ted Thompson has suddenly become quite active in free agency. Just hours after signing center Jeff Saturday, the Packers have added defensive tackle Daniel Muir.
Muir, 28, played for Green Bay as an undrafted rookie in 2007, appearing in three games and recording four tackles. Muir has spent the past four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, where he started 26...
There is some interesting news floating around regarding Anthony Hargrove and the Green Bay Packers, as according to Aaron Wilson of Profootball.scout.com, Hargrove Tweeted this:
"not official but like i said green and yellow green yellow. can't wait for my first Lambeau Leap on game day. not yet but we screaming green and yellow green and yellow go packers go."...
Jeff Saturday is without doubt my favorite Colt. His everyman story of struggling just to make in the NFL is inspiring. He's a good man, a father and clearly a man on great character. He's also been one whale of an offensive lineman and a leader to boot.
Nate Dunlevy tackles the tough question about Jeff's credentials for the Hall of Fame in his tweet bag:
Jeff Saturday joined Peyton Manning and many other former Colts to have left the rebuilding franchise. A couple of days ago, the Pro Bowl center called Manning about his decision to sign with the Green Bay Packers. Saturday told Manning that heading to Green Bay would have been a better fit for him than joining him in Denver with the Broncos. "Peyton is a close friend and...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- After 10 days of inactivity in free agency, the Green Bay Packers have agreed to sign longtime Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday, according to multiple internet reports. Terms of the contract are not yet known.
Saturday, a 13-year veteran after going undrafted in 1998, has played his entire career with the Colts. Nearly all of those years were spent snapping...
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The Packers signed free agent center Jeff Saturday this week to replace the departed Scott Wells. Yes, I said the Packers signed a free agent. A free agent that I actually heard of, nonetheless.
I wasn’t sure how I was supposed to react to this occasion. It’s been a while since Ted Thompson blew the dust off the checkbook he uses...
I can't really take credit for that headline concept (darn it!). That was more or less an ESPN line. Something to the effect that "Jeff Saturday signed Friday to play Sunday." Well done, es-pen, well done indeed.Anyway, the point of all the above is that veteran, venerable, free agent center Jeff Saturday was signed by the Green Bay Packers yesterday. He will replace...
The Green Bay Packers have announced the signing of free agent defensive lineman Daniel Muir. Originally signed by the Packers as an undrafted out of Kent State, Muir had four tackles in a three-game stint in Green Bay during the 2007 season. Muir started 26 of 40 games for the Indianapolis Colts over the 2008-11 seasons, totaling 104 tackles and a share of a quarterback sack. Muir...
NC State's Markus Kuhn, who was born in Germany, has the size, athletic ability and love of the game to appeal to the Packers, who needed a defensive end before Mike Neal's suspension. Kuhn, who will 26 in May, is one of the most underrated players in the draft and is a midround prospect.
Jeff Saturday was a great addition but he does nothing to address the long-term needs at center. Mississippi State's Quentin Saulsberry is the Packers' kind of lineman, with starts at four positions during his career.
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