Ted Thompson hasn’t gone crazy: While many people were surprised by the fact that Thompson traded up several times, a good indication that Thompson is still following his MO is that he’s trolling the media about his “change” in personality. If you’ve followed Thompson enough, you’d know that he’ll never tell anyone anything, so if […]
2012 NFL draft
What the Experts are Saying about Nick Perry, Packers First Round Draft Pick
The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft is history. As you probably know by now, the Green Bay Packers selected USC DE/OLB Nick Perry with the 28th overall pick. If you’ve been surfing the web this morning, you’ve probably read some opinions on the Packers’ selection from members of the Green Bay front office […]
Nick Perry And What’s Next For The Packers In 2012 NFL Draft
Can lightning strike twice? Packers general manager Ted Thompson hopes so after selecting USC defensive end/outside linebacker Nick Perry with the 28th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. For the second time in four years, the Packers used a first round pick on linebacker from Southern California. The other pick? A certain Clay Matthews III, […]
Packers 2012 NFL Draft – 10 Last-Minute Predictions, Opinions and Whispers
As the 2012 NFL Draft is about to begin, here are some things that have been whispered into my ear as well as some of my own opinions and predictions.
NFL Draft Economics: Draft Trading and the Rookie Wage Scale
This will be the first draft under the latest Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NFL and NFLPA, and it comes with a shiny new set of rules for a rookie wage scale. Though we haven’t had a draft under these restrictions on pay, the 2011 rookie class did feel the effects of it when they were finally signed.