Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Remember the old Loony Tunes cartoons when a giant safe (or sometimes an anvil, piano or another large object) would drop out of the sky and onto a character’s head? Nobody ever died, but they got knocked silly, usually symbolized by stars swirling around the character’s head. What if Green Bay Packers general manager Ted […]

Cory’s Corner: Jones and Hawk were necessary subtractions

Inside linebacker was the bleakest Packers’ position group. Now it’s the thinnest. After the Packers cut Brad Jones and A.J. Hawk, the team now only has Sam Barrington at the position. In two seasons as a pro, Barrington has started only seven games. But even with the cloud of uncertainty hanging over 1265 Lombardi Ave., […]

Ted Thompson Green Bay Packers 2014 Evaluation and Report Card

1) Introduction:  Like the team he put together, Ted Thompson didn’t get off to that great of a start this season. Top draft pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix couldn’t even crack the starting lineup out of training camp. Mid-round picks Corey Bradford and Khyri Thornton looked like busts from the get-go. Late-round pick Jared Abbrederis blew […]

Cory’s Corner: JC Tretter makes the most sense at left tackle

Ted Thompson admitted two things on Monday. One, he admitted that he made a mistake with first round pick Derek Sherrod. When Roger Goodell stepped to the podium in 2011, just about everyone was surprised when he told the world that the Packers had just selected Sherrod with the 32nd and final pick of the […]

Green Bay Packers Reward Coach Mike McCarthy with Multiyear Contract Extension

Mike McCarthy is not going anywhere – at least as long as the Green Bay Packers will have him, which they showed today is for the foreseeable future. In his afternoon press conference, Coach McCarthy acknowledged the unusual move (especially for the Packers) of extending a head coaches’ contract in mid-season. No terms have been yet released. McCarthys’s […]