Best part of offseason closing in for patient Packers’ fans that trust Thompson’s style GREEN BAY – Christians have Easter, Wisconsinites have spring (allegedly) and Green Bay Packers fans have the NFL draft. In a world where winter never ends and NFL free agency never begins, Packers’ fans cling to hope wherever they find it. … Hope – as in the NFL draft – springs eternal in Green Bay
Ted Thompson isn’t a tight wad. He’s a trapeze artist. Or better yet, a magician.
The Packers’ general manager is roundly criticized each offseason for being inactive during the NFL’s free agent frenzy.
The criticism is misguided and misses the point.
Green Bay’s 55-7 rout of Tennessee is payoff for slow, steady progress Green Bay Packers News – Last week, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy assessed Green Bay’s win at Chicago by saying, “We’re just getting started … we feel there’s a lot better football in front of us.” Coach was right. On Sunday, the Packers … Packers trample Titans, grab NFC’s No. 2 seed – Packers News
Green Bay earns season sweep, 21-13, sets sight on NFC playoff positioning Green Bay Packers News – Aside from a fake punt return that was at once awful and inexplicable, the Green Bay Packers seldom strayed from the plan. On offense, they pounded the football. On defense, they pounded the quarterback. In between, they played … Packers proud bearers of 2012 NFC North crown – Packers News @ PFT
Green Bay Packers News – The Packers will be playing to win the NFC North title against the Bears this weekend, so you might think they’d be glad that Chicago will be playing without linebacker Brian Urlacher at Soldier Field. According to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, that isn’t the case. On his Tuesday radio show, … Rodgers disappointed Urlacher won’t play – Packers News
Uh-oh, somebody learned a new trick. The Packers might have just showed something that could make them the favorite in the NFC, something so out of character you want to check IDs. They ran. No, really, the Packers. They did. Honest. The go-ahead touchdown in their 27-20 win over the Lions came on a possession … Packers Showing New Look – Packers News @ PFT
Packers News – Packers cornerback Charles Woodson was moved by the images of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, so he decided to do something about it: He’s donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief. Appearing at a campaign event to support President Obama’s re-election, Woodson said that he has decided to … Charles Woodson donates $100k to disaster victims – Packers News @ PFT
Packers News – The Packers are going to be without several players who missed last week’s win against the Rams, but defensive tackle B.J. Raji appears set to make his return to the lineup. Raji is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars after skipping the last two games with an ankle injury. … Packers News: Packers Confident Raji will play, Nelson game time decision
Packers News – It’s a busy day of Packers wide receiver injury news. Earlier Thursday, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said that surgery was an option to help Greg Jennings get back on the field after a protracted absence. Jennings announced Thursday that he will be having surgery next week and Mike Vandermause of the Green … Jennings to Have Surgery, Nelson out with Hamstring Injury
Packers News – Aaron Rodgers is the reigning NFL MVP for a reason. In case you had forgotten during an up-and-down start to the Packers’ season, Rodgers is really, really good. On the strength of another phenomenal game from Rodgers, the Packers went to St. Louis and beat the Rams on Sunday, improving to 4-3 … Rodgers 'brilliant' in Packers win over Rams – Packers News @ PFT