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Reading through the comments in yesterday's Emery announcement thread, I get the impression that Phil Emery - who I've confused in Google-searching with Blackhawks backup goaltender Ray Emery on more than one occasion (...what?) - is receiving a mixed reception as either the front-office equivalent of Tyler Hansborough, a workaholic who works hard at working really hard, or as the savior to all things Beardom with an incredible eye for talent... which may or may not come about through working really really hard. With all that being said in quite possibly the longest run-on sentence in blogging history (which given the Internet is probably an accomplishment in and of itself)... I suppose I fail to see why being a hard-working, nose-to-the-grindstone workaholic is a bad thing when it comes to the front-office positions of keeping the football team staffed with guys with actual ability at their actual positions.

Rick Spielman Not Impressed With Ted Thompson's Executive of the Year

The Green Bay Packers are a young, stupid team that just won a Super Bowl. Ted Thompson, being a douche nose, probably takes full credit for all of this and thinks Jiggle-Jowls Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers all did their jobs better because of his generalish managing skills. Thompson was also recognized by Sporting News as the 2011 Executive of the Year, even though he couldn&...

Packers GM Thompson named Sporting News Executive of the Year

For the second time in the last five years, Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson has been named Executive of the Year by The Sporting News. Thompson received 14 votes, twice as many as the next closest exec. Voting is done by a panel of 32 coaches and executives.You can read more about this latest award for Thompson here.

Thompson Named Executive of Year

It's the second time Ted Thompson won the Sporting News award, adding it to the one earned in 2007. It's a prestigious honor selected by coaches and fellow executives.

Emery introduced as Bears GM

Phil Emery is being introduced as the new general manager of the Chicago Bears at a Halas Hall news conference. Emery's most recent job was director of college scouting for the Kansas City Chiefs. He replaces Jerry Angelo, who was fired after an 8-8 season in which the Bears missed the playoffs for the fourth time in the last five years. Emery served as an area scout with the...

Chicago Bears set to introduce new general manager this afternoon

The Chicago Bears organization is going to formally introduce their more recent hire, general manager Phil Emery. Emery will replace Jerry Angelo, fired earlier this month, as the team’s general manager. The announcement by the organization will be made at 2pm CST at Halas Hall. Emery has spent 31 years in football with 14 of those years in the NFL. He is actually...

Emery Becomes 5th Bears GM; Ruskell Departs

The Chicago Bears gave a five-year contract to Phil Emery to become the club’s new General Manager, hoping to end a string of poor drafts and underperforming results. Emery takes over for Jerry Angelo, who was fired after ll seasons on January 3rd. Emery most recently served as the Kansas City Chiefs Director of College Scouting. He also worked at [...]

Sporting News 2011 NFL awards: Ted Thompson, Executive of the Year

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Tim Ruskell out as Bears player personnel director

Phil Emery has made his first big decision as Bears general manager. Tim Ruskell has been relieved of his duties as the team’s player personnel director. He had also been serving as the team’s interim general manager after the departure of Jerry Angelo earlier this month. Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that it…

Giants refuse to stray from building plan

As general manager of the Packers, Ted Thompson finds himself in much the same position as Jerry Reese five months ago. Reese was being ripped in August by many fans and reporters alike for the moves he did and didn't make in his fifth season as GM of the Giants.
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