This will be Ted Thompson’s 10th NFL Draft as the Packers general manager. He has been arguably the biggest lightning rod for criticism over the years. There is inherent value in every round of the draft, but the most consistent value lies in rounds 1-3, which is where I also focus my attention. Thompson did […]
As a follow up to Part 1 of this series, Part 2 is a compilation of Ted Thompson’s worst moves as General Manager of the Green Bay Packers. Finding 10 things that Ted Thompson has done wrong in his career was a much more painstaking process than finding what he has done right.
Throughout his career as a Packer, Thompson has never waivered from his plan of how to build a successful team. Whether it was his future Hall of Fame quarterback constantly lobbying for free agents, or moronic fans like myself who screamed to anyone that would listen that Thompson is a complete moron. Thompson stayed the course and has built the most talented team in the NFL from the inside out.
Green Bay Packers First Round NFL Draft Picks – Video 3-pack
Here’s the first of a series of articles looking specifically at the NFL combine and the Packers’ drafting tendencies. This article will use the combine numbers from previous players drafted by GM Ted Thompson as a guide for what quarterbacks are likely to fit into the Packers’ scheme. Again, this is merely an attempt to make a best guess based on statistics at which players the Packers might be interested in, game tape naturally trumps combine numbers so take all this with a grain of salt. Below are also a couple of quarterbacks this year who I think fit the Packers scheme the best based on their combine numbers.