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Packers Sign GM Ted Thompson To Multi-Year Extension

  The Green Bay Packers have announced that they have signed GM Ted Thompson to a multi-year contract extension. “I’m pleased that we were able to enter into this contract extension with Ted,” Packers president Mark Murphy said. “His outstanding work has been the key factor in the success that we’ve enjoyed in recent years. I have tremendous respect for Ted, and am confident...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Ted Thompson doesn’t plan on retiring any time soon

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Packers general manager Ted Thompson doesn’t plan on retiring any time soon. “The question has been raised about how much longer Thompson wants to do this job. The club is trying to extend his contract, but Thompson is 61 years old, and some have wondered if an exit is near. After speaking to key people in the organization, I am...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers GM Ted Thompson Has No Plans To Retire?

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network mentioned on Monday that after speaking to “key people” in the Packers’ organization, he’s “more convinced than ever” that GM Ted Thompson has no plans to retire. Packers president Mark Murphy mentioned a few weeks ago that their “top priority” in the coming months is to sign Thompson to a contract extension. “It’s a top priority...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Ted Thompson will show Jordy Nelson the money

Jordy Nelson picked a pretty good time to break out. He caught nine passes for 140 yards and a touchdown in a Super Bowl XLV win.Jordy Nelson wants $10 million per season. The question isn’t if Nelson is worth that much dough. The question is if Nelson is worth more than Greg Jennings or James Lofton. We all know how squeamish general manager Ted Thompson gets about signing guys...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Training Camp Preview: Inside Linebackers

During the course of the offseason many believed the Packers needed to address the safety and inside linebacker positions. Ted Thompson selected safety, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round and second year pro, Micah Hyde figures to see time there as well. To the surprise of many, Thompson ignored the inside linebacker position in free agency and the draft. Thompson ignoring the...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything you need to know about the Packers shareholders meeting in 200 words

About 15,000 people attended Thursday’s Packers shareholders meeting and another 10,000 watched online. The Packers held their annual shareholders meeting on Thursday at Lambeau Field. Here’s everything you need to know in 200 words or less. Packers president Mark Murphy reported that 350,000 stockholders hold more than 5 million shares of Packers stock. The Packers were ninth...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Murphy: Contract for Ted Thompson is a “top priority”

Green Bay Packers CEO Mark Murphy has made it clear that they want to sign general manager Ted Thompson is an extension very soon. “It’s a top priority,” Murphy said, via FOX Sports Wisconsin. Thompson sounded very upbeat after this past May’s draft. “I’m just getting started,I feel pretty good,” Thompson said back in May. Te belief is that Thompson’s current deal...
Via Pro Football Zone
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson ranked top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Packers
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Grading all 9 draft picks

The 2014 NFL draft has come to a close and the Green Bay Packers did something they have never done in the Ted Thompson era.  Thompson did not trade any of the Packers’ nine draft picks.  The Packers filled their biggest need in round one, and helped made some nice offensive additions in the later rounds.  Here are my pick by pick grades for the Packers 2014 draft class. Round...
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks GM Schneider could end up succeeding Packers Thompson

Seahawks GM John Schneider could end up succeeding the Packers Ted Thompson when the latter retires, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Bob McGinn reports. Schneider, a De Pere, Wisconsin native, was with Green Bay for 8 seasons from 2002-2009, first as a Special Assistant and then later as the club’s Director of Football Operations. In 2010, Schneider was hired by Seattle to his...
Via The Packers Guru
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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