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TED THOMPSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Packers GM Thompson has one last chance for evaluation before picking 2014 roster

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's one of the most difficult times of year for Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson. In the span of a week, Thompson and his staff has to whittle the roster down from 90 players to 75 and eventually decide on a final 53 by Saturday afternoon. For a team with Super Bowl-caliber pieces in place like Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, Eddie Lacy at running...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What’s Left Behind B.J.

As Packers fans well know, GM Ted Thompson isn’t one to buttress his roster from the outside. So let’s assume Ryan Pickett or some other experienced nose tackle won’t be...
Via Packer Update
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Players To Watch

The Packers play their third preseason game tonight. Here are 5 players I’ll be watching closely: CARL BRADFORD – Ted Thompson has released one fourth-round pick since taking over as...
Via Packer Update
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers now using analytics

The Green Bay Packers have joined the player analytics bandwagon, per Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. The Packers are a little late to the analytics train but better late than never. One thing I’ve always liked about Ted Thompson, the team’s general manager, is he isn’t just extremely intelligent—he’s also adaptive. It can’t be stressed enough that a significant number...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers architect Thompson signs extension, would be 'nuts' not to stay

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When Ted Thompson reflected on the 17 total years he's spent with the Green Bay Packers and observed the roster that he'd built, there was no way he was going to allow himself to retire yet. In signing an extension to continue his run as general manager, executive vice president and director of football operations for the Packers, Thompson committed himself...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Extend Contract of GM Ted Thompson

Packers fans have to hope to see a similar image in the near future. This was Thompson celebrating the team’s last Super Bowl victory in 2010. (Photo: Corey Wilson/Press Gazette) The Green Bay Packers announced on Wednesday that they have signed general manager Ted Thompson to a multi-year contract extension.  Terms have not been released.  Earlier this month, team President...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ted Thompson doesn’t plan on retiring any time soon

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Packers general manager Ted Thompson doesn’t plan on retiring any time soon. “The question has been raised about how much longer Thompson wants to do this job. The club is trying to extend his contract, but Thompson is 61 years old, and some have wondered if an exit is near. After speaking to key people in the organization, I am...
Via Pro Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson ranked top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Packers
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Grading all 9 draft picks

The 2014 NFL draft has come to a close and the Green Bay Packers did something they have never done in the Ted Thompson era.  Thompson did not trade any of the Packers’ nine draft picks.  The Packers filled their biggest need in round one, and helped made some nice offensive additions in the later rounds.  Here are my pick by pick grades for the Packers 2014 draft class. Round...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks GM Schneider could end up succeeding Packers Thompson

Seahawks GM John Schneider could end up succeeding the Packers Ted Thompson when the latter retires, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Bob McGinn reports. Schneider, a De Pere, Wisconsin native, was with Green Bay for 8 seasons from 2002-2009, first as a Special Assistant and then later as the club’s Director of Football Operations. In 2010, Schneider was hired by Seattle to his...
Via The Packers Guru
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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