Ted Thompson and the “Logan’s Run” Approach to Roster Management

Another NFL draft has come and gone, and Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson infused his roster with a youth movement by adding eight young players to the training camp squad. The key words above are “youth movement.” Thompson has consistently fielded one of the youngest NFL teams, if not the absolute youngest, since […]

Packers 2015 NFL Draft – Sixth Round Pick: Kennard Backman, Tight End, UAB

With their sixth-round pick (213th overall) in the 2015 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Kennard Backman, tight end, UAB. PLAYER DETAILS:  Kennard Backman Tight end UAB 6-3/258 lbs CAREER NOTES (from UABSports.com):  Has made 25 starts at tight end in his first three UAB seasons … athletic tight end who will be again be counted on […]

Packers 2015 NFL Draft – Sixth Round Pick: Aaron Ripkowski, Fullback, Oklahoma

With their sixth-round pick (206th overall) in the 2015 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Aaron Ripkowksi, fullback, Oklahoma. PLAYER DETAILS:  Aaron Ripkowski Fullback Oklahoma 6-1/257 lbs CAREER NOTES:  Scored 5 career touchdowns in 46 games and 17 starts … rushed for 13 yards and had 41 yards receiving … known as a true fullback […]


ALLGBP.COM  “FUBAR”  BOARD 2015 NFL DRAFT Name Player Name & Position College “Jersey” Al Bracco Dorial Green-Beckham Oklahoma/Missouri Just can not stay out of trouble off the field and any hint of domestic abuse issues, even if charges were not pressed, is enough to make me say “No Thank You.” Frank Clark Michigan  Ditto my comments […]

J.C. Tretter 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction: J.C. Tretter was expected to be the Packers’ starting center in 2014 following the departure of the former starter, Evan Dietrich-Smith. Tretter missed all of 2013 with a broken bone in his lower leg, so he entered 2014 with a huge unknown cloud over him. A strong preseason led many to believe he was […]