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GM Ted Thompson says there's 'no more pressure on our part' except making sure Packers take good players

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson's wheelhouse is the NFL Draft, so when asked if he felt any pressure about the three day event, the personnel boss coolly said. "There's no more pressure on our part," Thompson said, via the Associated Press. "The pressure, in my view, is making sure we take good players." "The beauty of this particular business is the uncertainty...
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Packers Unlikely To Pick Up OLB Nick Perry’s Fifth-Year Option

Rob Demovsky of ESPN writes that the Packers are not expected to pick up OLB Nick Perry‘s fifth-year option in the coming weeks. Doing so would cost the Packers $7.751 million for the 2016 season. However, this figure is guaranteed for injury only and wouldn’t prevent them from working out a long-term deal that would come ... The post Packers Unlikely To Pick Up OLB Nick Perry’s...
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Green Bay Packers Plan of Attack for the 2015 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  The hated Packers kick off Draft Week. GREEN...
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Dougherty: Ted Thompson doesn't always draft best player available in 1st-round

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson reputation apparently proceeds him when it comes to drafting a player in the first round. For the most part, Thompson has been known to forego team needs in lieu of a perceived draft star, as in last year's draft when basically ignored the inside linebacker position that was high on the needs list. 2013 was a similar situation, but...
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Packers 'sitting pretty' for defensive player at No. 30 in 2015 draft

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson is known for using the draft as his main source for bringing in talent; however, the success the team has had puts them at the bottom of the first round every year.   One NFL executive said the Packers' No. 30 slot won't hinder the team from finding a good defensive player at that spot. "I think they're sitting pretty," the personnel...
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Steven Nelson Ready to Prove Size Doesn't Matter

The Green Bay Packers lost cornerbacks, Tramon Williams and Davon House to free agency this offseason. Special teams ace, Jarrett Bush has yet to be re-signed. That leaves Sam Shields, Casey Hayward, Micah Hyde and Demetri Goodson as the only corners on the Packers roster.Ted Thompson and the Packers face a difficult decision. Do they believe Hayward or Hyde have the ability to play...
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Brett Favre, Packers handled situation beautifully

Brett Favre is one of the Green Bay Packers’ best players in the history of their franchise, and he will be recognized as such on Thanksgiving against the Chicago Bears. It is going to be a very emotional game, and an even more emotional ceremony to retire his jersey with everything that he has meant to the Packers’ franchise. Now that the ceremony has officially been scheduled...
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Ol’ Bag of Donuts: Packers Draft Preview

Chris and Adam are back for their annual draftapalooza podcast! The guys go over the positions of need for the Green Bay Packers and uncover some hidden gems for fans to keep their eyes on in the later rounds. But as for the first round it is all Maxx, all the time! Amidst the draft talk, the 2015 schedule release also carves out some time on this week’s show. Ol’ Bag of Donuts...
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A Decade of Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers are entering their 23rd straight season of superior quarterback play.  When Brett Favre was shipped off to the New York Jets in 2008, there were still many question marks about the type of player Aaron Rodgers was.  Those questions were quickly answered as Rodgers put up two-straight 4,000 yard seasons followed by a Super Bowl championship campaign in 2010...
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Packers players missing Tramon Williams, Davon House

The Green Bay Packers’ secondary has changed now that Tramon Williams has left for Cleveland and Davon House signed with Jacksonville. “The guys that were here that left, we’re going to miss those guys, just the brotherhood that we had with those men,” Morgan Burnett said this week at the start of the offseason program, per “But that’s what the NFL’s...
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The Temptations: Four Players That Could Alter Packers First Round Plans

Green Bay Packers fans know that General Manager Ted Thompson espouses the use of the draft to build his football team. He also bases his draft decisions purely on “Best Player Available” regardless of position. Okay – some of the time. The Packers need-areas are pretty straight-forward: corner back, inside linebacker, D-line and tight end come to mind first. The draft is sure...
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TBT: That one time Aaron Rodgers somehow fell to the Green Bay Packers

Ten years ago today the Green Bay Packers somehow managed to land Aaron Roders in the NFL Draft. Naturally, the team is celebrating this fact on Throwback Thursday on their official Twitter account: #TBT: 10 years ago today, the #Packers selected California QB Aaron Rodgers in the 1st round of the NFL Draft. — Green Bay Packers (@packers) April 23, 2015...
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Green Bay Packers: A look at the 2015 schedule part II

While the list of teams the Green Bay Packers will face in the 2015 season came out weeks ago, official dates and times were released Tuesday. Your 2015 Green Bay #Packers schedule: — Jason Wilde (@jasonjwilde) April 22, 2015 Now that we know the order of the Packers’ opponents and when they’ll play, let’s take another look at the upcoming schedule...
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The Green Bay Packers should draft for need in round one

Over the past 10 years, few general managers have been able to match the draft success rate of Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson. The shrewd GM has assembled one of the most talented rosters in the league in the Green Bay locker room. Many experts will debate the merits of picking for need versus picking the best player available, regardless of position, in the draft. It’s a fascinating...
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This alternate Green Bay Packers logo is the funniest thing you will see today

If you have ever wondered what the Green Bay Packers logo would look like if it were a butt, then chances are you have too much free time on your hands. In any case, today is your lucky day because now we finally know… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 most-underrated games on the 2015 NFL schedule Power Rankings: Rating every NFL team from 1-32 based on quality as a home opponent...
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Packers Begin Offseason Workouts

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has declared that the 2015 team won’t use “remember Seattle” as its battle cry.  I’m, of course, referring to the horrific collapse late in the 2014 NFC Championship game that saw a Packers team that was in control and poised to make yet another Super Bowl appearance, only to squander it away in the most dramatic fashion.  McCarthy...
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Packers to retire Favre’s jersey on Thanksgiving against Bears

The time has finally come for the Green Bay Packers to make up with Brett Favre and honor him in one of the best ways possible. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers are scheduled to host the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving and will place Favre’s jersey on the facade that evening. The team...Read More
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Green Bay Packers: Eric Kendricks draft profile

A popular name surfacing in mock draft predictions for the Green Bay Packers is inside linebacker Eric Kendricks out of UCLA. Let’s take a closer look at the former Bruin and why could be a Packer come draft day. The Basics Eric Kendricks vs. USC The Fresno, California native spent all four years of his college eligibility at UCLA, redshirting his first year in 2010. The 6’0...
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Why Clive Walford Would be a Fit in Green Bay

The Green Bay Packers drafted Richard Rodgers in the third round of last year's draft. The former California Golden Bear had a very quiet rookie season. Through the first 15 games he had just 15 receptions and two touchdowns.While he may have had a quiet first 15 games, Rodgers finished his rookie season strong. In the final regular season game against the Detroit Lions, Rodgers...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Rodgers celebrated 4/20 with weird tweets?

If the series of tweets Aaron Rodgers sent late Sunday night into early Monday morning was some sort of subtle 4/20 joke, our hats are off to him. And if not, some are going to wonder if Rodgers was hitting the wacky tobacky. The tweets looked like something that would come straight from the Michael...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Complete seven round mock draft

As the NFL Draft inches ever closer, mock drafts are being made all across the NFL landscape.  From the coveted first round selection to the potential late round steals, NFL teams are putting the finishing touches on their draft boards.  The Green Bay Packers have been putting together their draft board since January.  With that in mind, here is what I think that Packers need...
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First-Round Trade Up Not Out of Question for Packers

With the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft now less than two weeks away, trade speculation is in flying around quicker than Clay Matthews coming off the edge. Among the teams in on the pre-draft hype this year are the Titans, Jets, Browns and Chargers just to name a few.One franchise you will not often find in the middle of some good ole’ trade hype is the Green Bay Packers ...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Are Envy of NFL Entering 2015 Draft

There are many teams entering the 2015 NFL Draft with a number of needs they are desperate to fill. But thankfully, the Green Bay Packers will not be one of them. The Packers have needs. Don’t get me wrong. They could use an inside linebacker to ease the burden on Clay Matthews and to play alongside Sam Barrington. Green Bay needs help at corner following the free agent departures...
Via The Packers Guru
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Quarless: I'm in the 'top echelon' of NFL tight ends

The NFL doesn’t have many elite tight ends, but most everyone knows who they are: Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski and, wait, Andrew Quarless? Well, according to Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Quarless believes he’s in the same class. “I consider myself the top echelon of tight ends. That’s really where I see myself and that’s really where I’m trying...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers’ Offense Should Be NFL’s Best in 2015

The Green Bay Packers had the best scoring offense in the NFL last season and with every single starter and most key backups returning, they will have a great chance to repeat that feat in 2015. Going into the off season, the Packers had questions surrounding whether or not they would keep receiver Randall Cobb or offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga. They did. And those two signings were...
Via The Packers Guru
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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