Ted Should Remember Green

I like GM Ted Thompson, but his refusal to attempt to upgrade the 53-man roster by adding proven veterans during the season has bothered me for years. One of the very few times he actually made the effort – defensive end Howard Green was claimed off waivers in 2010 – it helped the Packers win the Super Bowl. I’m not saying bringing in safety/kick returner Quintin Demps or tight...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers 2012 NFL Season Preview

Offense Normally teams who win the Super Bowl have a bit of a hangover the following season. Apparently no one told the Packers who promptly ripped off 13 straight wins to start the 2011 season. Aaron Rodgers took the next step as a quarterback, winning his first MVP and setting the league’s single season record for QB rating with a 122.5 rating. Added to the 6 straight they won...
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July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Dolphin Could Help Packers

Merling was signed by Green Bay earlier in the offseason The Packers quietly signed Phillip Merling a few weeks after the Dolphins released the veteran defensive end. Based on what I read out of Miami, I was expecting the former Clemson star to be a cross between Jamal Reynolds and Justin Harrell. But after watching four Dolphins games from last season, I’m feeling better about...
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June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Packers sign defensive tackle Daniel Muir

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers 7 free agents: quick synopsis

The Peyton Manning sweepstakes has greatly overshadowed all the other NFL free agents who have been trading places lately. The Green Bay Packers have seven players who could jump ship, here’s the skinny. QB Matt Flynn The record setter is similar to Aaron Rodgers in that he’s an underdog story: Flynn was a seventh-round draft pick in 2008, Rodgers had to ball at community college...
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March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

3 Burning Questions-Playoff Edition: Green Bay Packers

At first glance, the casual fan of pro football might look at a 15-1 regular season record and think there are few weaknesses on a team that lost just one game all year. A 15-1 record is as near to perfection as an NFL team can get. How many shortcomings could such a team have? Most people are looking at the Green Bay Packers as the team to beat in 2011, and certainly with good...
Via Football Nation
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Get to know: Howard Green

The Journal Sentinel's Tyler Dunne sat down for an informal Q&A with nose tackle Howard Green.
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Players say it's hard to beat NFL's drug-testing system

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Howard Green was on the couch one summer day when he got a call that can occur at any time for...
Via Boston Herald Sports
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss

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