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TED THOMPSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

2016 Green Bay Packers Draft Prospects: Top End Tight Ends

One of the highest priorities for the Green Bay Packers this off-season, was improving the lack of production from the Tight End position. However, General Manager Ted Thompson has never drafted a Tight End higher than the 3rd round. In 2008 Thompson took Jermichael Finley in the 3rd and in 2014 grabbed Richard Rodgers in the same round. Rodgers, Justin Perillo, and Andrew Quarless...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Thompson Really have a Free Agency Phobia?

The  Green Bay Packers’ season ended a few weeks ago, but the 2015 NFL season will come to a close this weekend with Super Bowl 50. And with that will begin the 2016 season a month later.  With that will begin the guesswork of who stays and who is shown the door. Teams will start bidding and trying to woo free agents with the promises of championship rings, each touted the missing...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at the Packers' deep wide receiver corps

Going into the 2016 NFL Draft and season, the Green Bay Packers are saddled with an issue most teams would consider a blessing. With the impeding return of Jordy Nelson, the Packers are beyond deep at the wide receiver position, meaning they will probably have to decrease the number of talented receivers they currently possess. This will task them with the exciting but crucial duty...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospecting Potential Pass-catchers: Josh Doctson

Big plays in the passing game were almost entirely absent from the Packers offensive unit in the 2015 season. In fact, Green Bay only had four passing plays of over 40 yards in the regular season, which is two less than the six that Jordy Nelson accounted for on his own a year prior. Obviously, losing Nelson to an ACL tear in August was a major part in that, but the fact that there...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pulse of the Pack: Offseason Ponders with Jason Hirschhorn of Acme Packing Co

The Packers offseason is upon us and already, there is a lot to discuss.  Jacob and Jason chat with Jason Hirschhorn of Acme Packing Co about Bob McGinn’s (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel) assessment of Packers GM Ted Thompson and the relationship between Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy.  Jacob and Jason also talk about the 2 conference championship games as well as what they’ll...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Mike McCarthy, Not Ted Thompson to Blame for Failures

During that last two days, the internet has been up in arms about a report that Mike McCarthy is reportedly “fed up” with Ted Thompson’s unwillingness to sign veteran players. And many have laid the blame for the Green Bay Packers’ flaws in 2015 at the feet of the Thompson, the long-time GM who lives and dies by his draft and develop approach. Yet, those who have done that...
Via The Packers Guru
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy ‘fed up’ with Packers’ inactivity in free agency

Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is reportedly quite unhappy with his general manager. According to Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, McCarthy is “fed up” with general manager Ted Thompson’s unwillingness to dive into free agency and pick up veteran players to make the roster deeper. There are a few exceptions – see Julius Peppers and Desmond Howard – but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike McCarthy is 'fed up' with Packers GM

Things may be getting a bit frosty in Green Bay these days, and we’re not talking about the weather. A report by Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel included a juicy rumor regarding head coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson. Specifically, McGinn reports: “According to several sources, McCarthy is fed up with his boss’ unwillingness to take a chance...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers HC Mike McCarthy Reportedly “Fed Up” Ted Thompson’s Unwillingness To Sign FAs

Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Packers HC Mike McCarthy is fed up with GM Ted Thompson’s unwillingness to take a chance and reinforce their roster with some veteran players. McGinn refers to Thompson’s approach towards his job as though he’s operating like a “glorified director of college scouting.” Overall, McGinn’s article highlights a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers LB Julius Peppers ‘unsure’ about his NFL future

Following the Green Bay Packers’ emotional and heartbreaking 26-20 overtime loss against the Arizona Cardinals last night, Julius Peppers has been left with many questions. He has to make a decision about whether he will play another season, which is not an easy decision to make with that kind of emotion. Peppers was asked about his future in an interview and it was obvious that...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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