Packers Extend Contract of GM Ted Thompson

The Green Bay Packers announced on Wednesday that they have signed general manager Ted Thompson to a multi-year contract extension.  Terms have not been released.  Earlier this month, team President Mark Murphy said that getting an extension done with Thompson was a high priority. With more years added to Thompson’s tenure in Green Bay and […]

Ted Thompson Green Bay Packers 2013 Evaluation and Report Card

1) Introduction:  I think the biggest mistake that fans make when criticizing front office personnel like general managers is using the same rubric and time frame as they use for for players.  Take Ted Thompson for instance, whose first pick for the Packers was a quarterback deemed too short with a weak arm when the […]

A Shopping Lesson for Ted Thompson

As I’m working on my holiday shopping list and for whatever reason, I started to wonder how Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson does his holiday shopping.  As fans of the Packers, we know how Thompson shops for players.  He is your regular coupon hound.  Always looking for the best bargain and rarely ever paying […]

Packers’ Reggie McKenzie To Be Named Oakland Raiders GM

  According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders are planning to hire Packers director of football operations Reggie McKenzie as their next general manager. McKenzie has long been rumored as a leading candidate for the job after Raiders owner and GM Al Davis passed away this fall. The two sides had reportedly been in […]

Will Any of the 2011 Undrafted Free Agents Make the Packers 53-Man Roster?

Let’s quickly run down the undrafted free agents to see if any have a legitimate chance to crack the 53.