“In Ted We Trust.”
This phrase has become part of every Packers fan’s lingo.
Posters have been made in it’s honor:
Even T shirts have been made promoting this belief:
It is a great phrase, perfectly capturing what every Packers fan should do at all times-trust the person in charge of football operations to make the best decisions regarding football operations.
But there are times that trusting Ted Thompson is very difficult to do.
Case in point: this off season.
Think about some of the personnel decisions Thompson has made following the loss to the 49ers in the playoffs this past January.
He retained Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers after a downright embarassing defensive performance in the playoffs, the third defensive meltdown in four seasons under Capers.
Thompson retained Mason Crosby following a disasterous 2012 campaign. Oh sure,he brought in competition in the form of Giorgio Tavecchio (zero NFL games) and kept him around for most of the offseason. He also brought ...