Packing the Stats: How the Packers Invest

One thing that many fans have noticed over the years is that Ted Thompson does not like to draft interior offensive linemen, instead preferring to draft tackles and converting them into the interior once they reach the NFL.  This concept seems to indicate that in the NFL there is a premium placed on some positions […]

NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Jesse Williams, DT Alabama

Green Bay Packers NFL Draft prospect profile: DT Jesse Williams Player Information: Jesse Williams, DT Alabama 6-4, 320 pounds Hometown: Brisbane, Australia STATS: College stats NFL Combine: Bench press: 30 reps News and Notes: Didn’t start playing football until he was 15 years old. … Played rugby and basketball before football. … Started career at […]

According to Hobbes: Packers Offseason Primer on the NFL Combine: Defensive Ends (Defensive Linemen)

Defensive Ends (Defensive Linemen): Here’s the seventh of a series of articles and first for the defense, looking specifically at the NFL combine and the Packers’ drafting tendencies. (Read here for the rationale for this series, here for quarterbacks, here for running backs, here for wide receivers, here for tight ends, here for offensive tackles and here for offensive interior linemen).