Cory’s Corner: Ted Thompson averages a draft whiff a year

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 […]

What Do Packers Injuries and Winning Have In Common? Packing the Stats…

A lot has been made about the Packers misfortune when it comes to injuries; injuries was the major hurdle that the Packers overcame to get to the playoffs and ultimately win the Super Bowl in 2010 and injuries again were the major obstacle in 2013 with Aaron Rodgers, Jermichael Finley, Randall Cobb, Clay Matthews and […]

The Packers should choose a different flavor of tight end

At the moment there are 3 “flavors” of tight ends; everyone’s favorite at the moment is chocolate and that would be the “oversized wide receiver” tight ends like Jimmy Graham or Jordan Cameron, who are players who can take the top off of a defensive secondary while posing a size match up for cornerbacks and […]

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

Note: Relax, no need to go check your calendar – it’s not Sunday. Just a little scheduling snafu. Look for a bonus edition tomorrow, though…   I’m going straight to the Packers news and commentary this week. No time for a long intro rant or rave. There is snow to shovel. More and more snow […]

Jermichael Finley Green Bay Packers 2013 Evaluation and Report Card

1) Introduction:  Jermichael Finley has transformed from unknown rookie prospect who chewed out his own quarterback to the prototype for the new receiving tight end to the guy with limitless potential and limited realization.  But through out that all, Finley has always been an enigma; was Finley really as good as 2009 or as bad […]