2013 NFL Draft: Trade-Down Scenarios for Packers GM Ted Thompson

Packers general manager Ted Thompson covets his draft picks like nothing else. He often trades down, gets the player he’s targeting and adds late-round picks in the process. And at first glance, this draft appears tailor-made for Thompson. The Packers hold the 26th overall pick in this year’s draft, and the team will certainly have […]

Packers News: Team reportedly adds TE Matthew Mulligan

Tight end Matthew Mulligan agreed to a one-year deal with the Green Bay Packers, according to WCSH TV 6 in Portland, Maine. Mulligan, a four-year veteran out of the University of Maine, played with the St. Louis Rams in 2012 after spending three years with the New York Jets. The Packers, having lost reserve tight […]

2013 NFL Draft Preview: Ranking Wide Receiver Prospects

There may not be a Julio Jones or A.J. Green at the top of this year’s wide receiver crop, but the position is among the deepest in the 2013 NFL Draft. This year’s classes is led by former JUCO transfer Cordarrelle Patterson, who played at Tennessee in 2012. Patterson, although raw, is a freakish athlete […]

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Markus Wheaton, WR Oregon State

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: WR Markus Wheaton Player Information: Markus Wheaton, WR Oregon State 5-11, 189 pounds Hometown:┬áChandler, AZ STATS NFL Combine: 40 time: 4.45 Vertical: 37″ 225-pound bench: 20 reps 20-yard shuttle: 4.02 60-yard shuttle: 11.16 News and Notes: Three-year starter … Holds the Oregon State school record for career receptions […]

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

Adam Czech usually puts together this post on Sunday, but he had other commitments this week, so I’ll do my best to pick up the slack. Last Sunday, Adam called into attention the injury woes of the Packers’ recent first-round picks. Bryan Bulaga, Derek Sherrod and Nick Perry missed a combined 33 regular-season games last […]