Do the Latest Ted Thompson Rumors Have Any Bearing?

Several reports came out this weekend stating that Ted Thompson has again rankled some feathers within the Packers organization. This isn’t anything new. Rumors were abound last year about Mike McCarthy being fed up with Thompson’s approach, or lack thereof, to free agency. Now, the cat is apparently out of the bag involving players and […]

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NFL Refs Have Good Idea, League Probably Won’t Listen

Reports have been coming out about NFL referees wanting to do away with excessive celebration penalties. As the NFL micro-manages the game more each year, this would certainly be a welcome change. The referees have explained, understandably so, that being forced to decide on how to penalize an action that has nothing to do with […]

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What If the Packers Had Drafted Barry Sanders?

Sports Illustrated came out this week with an issue focusing on the biggest “What Ifs” in sports that could have easily happened in many cases. For example: What if Michael Jordan had succeeded at baseball? What if Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio didn’t join the military in WWII? What if Gary Anderson made the field […]

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Top 5 Packers Draft Picks Since 2000

The final installment of the series reviewing the Packers’ best and worst draft picks since 2000 is here. Feel free to peruse the previous installments of the Worst (spots 10-6 and spots 5-1) and the Best (spots 10-6). That being said, let’s sit back an appreciate what the top five spots have had to offer. […]

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5 Biggest Packers Draft Busts Since 2000

Part 3 of the 4 part series examines the top 5 draft picks that didn’t pan out for the Pack, to say the least. If you don’t want to suffer through this alone, please forward to a fellow friend to ruin their day too!   5. B.J. Sander (2004 3rd Round, 39.2 yards per punt) […]

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Best Packers Draft Picks since 2000: 10th to 6th

Part 2 of the 10 Best and Worst Draft Picks by Green Bay Since 2000 visits the 10th through 6th positions in the 10 best choices made by Mike Sherman and Ted Thompson.   10. T.J. Lang (2009 4th Round, 1 Pro Bowl, 94 starts) The sting from losing Lang to the Lions in free […]

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Biggest Green Bay Draft Busts Since 2000: 10th-6th

Tis the (off)season for scouting reports, mock drafts that end up being 7% accurate, and college pro days. In recognizing these traditions, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and see where these traditions have led the Packers. Since we’re all Packers all the time (except when the Badgers go on a March Madness streak!), […]

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