How Much Is The 5th Year Option Worth?

One of the more interesting mechanics of the new CBA is the option for what is in essence a 1-year extension for all players that were drafted in the first round.  The way it works is that all players drafted in the 1st round are split into 2 groups based on draft order (1-10, 11-32) […]

Ted Thompson Devalues Inside Linebackers

As Ron Wolf might say, Ted Thompson has never had an inside linebacker as “the girl with the curl”.  Personally, I would have liked to see the Packers select Eric Kendricks with their first round pick a couple weeks ago. Outside of that, I wouldn’t have minded seeing them pick Denzel Perryman or Stephone Anthony. […]

Ted Thompson Just Wrote The Textbook on Best Player Available Drafting

  “He’s clearly not the best player available”   This is the comment that stuck out for me most during the draft.  I think if anything, the 2015 NFL could be considered the textbook example of just how much Ted Thompson believes in the best player available philosophy.  In a nutshell, its widely assumed that teams […]

Packers 2015 NFL Draft – Second Round Pick: Quinten Rollins, CB, Ohio (Miami)

With their second-round pick (62nd overall) in the 2015 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Quinten Rollins, CB, Ohio (Miami) PLAYER DETAILS:  Quinten Rollins Cornerback Miami (Ohio) 5-11/195 lbs CAREER NOTES:  A football and basketball recruit out of high school, Rollins focused mostly on basketball and enrolled at Miami (Ohio) to play on the hard court. […]

Packers 2015 NFL Draft Day 2 Projection

With the selection of Arizona State safety Damarious Randall the Packers have shorn up one of their more pressing needs; no safety isn’t one of them with Morgan Burnett and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix both having fantastic years but Ted Thompson stated in his press conference that Randall projects mostly as a corner, but the Packers […]