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Green Bay Packers 2015 NFL Draft: The Reasons Behind the Picks

When the Green Bay Packers’ turn to pick in the first and second round of the NFL draft came up, there were still several players left on the board who would have provided re-enforcement to the defensive line and inside linebacker positions. And the Packers selected none of them. Packers general manager Ted Thompson left many of us scratching our heads after this draft. Who’s...
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Packers select DB Damarious Randall with 30th Overall Pick in 2015 NFL Draft

After several hours of waiting to see what would happen, fans of the Green Bay Packers finally learned last evening that they have a new defensive back to help fill the holes left by the departures of Tramon Williams and Davon House. With the 30th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Packers chose Arizona State safety Damarious Randall.While he played safety at Arizona State,...
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Packers 2015 NFL Draft: Day 1 Grade and Analysis

Ted Thompson surprised us yet again. Just when we all thought we had a hunch what Thompson was up to, he pulls the trigger on the best cover safety in the draft, Damarious Randall. He led Arizona State with three picks last year, including a 59-yard touchdown return vs. Notre Dame. The reason everyone is so surprised is because safety wasn’t a priority — cornerback was. But...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Damarious Randall: A Typical Ted Thompson Pick

In Ted Thompson we trust. That is the rallying cry for Green Bay Packer fans. Thompson has a pretty good track record when it comes to the NFL Draft.With the 30th overall pick, Thompson elected to draft the best cover safety in the draft from Arizona State, Damarious Randall. Many fans are likely scratching their heads. Why take a safety in the first round a year after taking Ha...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers 2015 Draft: 5 Realistic First-Round Scenarios for Green Bay

The day of the 2015 NFL Draft has finally arrived. That means if all goes to plan the Green Bay Packers will have an exciting new prospect on the roster by the end of the night. Unless Ted Thompson trades out of the first round altogether, which is something I think he would love to do. Yet, with the way the draft boards are stacking up, it will be very difficult. But the fact that...
Via The Packers Guru
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect Trader Ted To Return in 2015 Draft

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has gained a reputation for his draft-day trades over the 10 seasons that he’s handled the Packers’ picks.  In this, his 11th season, all signs point to more wheeling and dealing.  Despite his nickname, Trader Ted, Thompson didn’t make a single trade in the 2014 draft and it was the first time that happened during his tenure...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s Daniels Worth?

GM Ted Thompson doesn’t let his best young players get away, so the question isn’t if he’ll re-sign Mike Daniels. The question is when and for how much? To figure that out, I looked at the contracts of eight similar players. By that I mean defensive linemen in their 20s who are just a notch below elite. If Daniels resists signing an extension in the next few months and plays...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Eric Kendricks draft profile

A popular name surfacing in mock draft predictions for the Green Bay Packers is inside linebacker Eric Kendricks out of UCLA. Let’s take a closer look at the former Bruin and why could be a Packer come draft day. The Basics Eric Kendricks vs. USC The Fresno, California native spent all four years of his college eligibility at UCLA, redshirting his first year in 2010. The 6’0...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Ted Thompson’s draft wish list

He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice (an hour), but it’s not Christmas season, no, for Green Bay Packer’s general manager Ted Thompson, it’s draft season. But Ted Thompson is still making a wish list. Every general manager for all 32 NFL teams has their own big board heading into the draft, their personal rankings of every prospect. For Thompson, the draft is the...
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: 3 first round prospects

With the 2015 NFL Draft just around the corner, it is never too early to start looking at projections.  The draft has been where the Green Bay Packers have found success, as most of the players on their roster have only played for the Packers.  While the first round has either been hit or miss since Ted Thompson became the general manager, here are three players that I think would...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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