Posts Tagged ‘ted-thompson’

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Morning Edition 8/15

At least five Giants, OT’s Will Beatty and James Brewer, defensive tackles Marvin Austin and Martin Parker and cornerback Terrell Thomas, have had back issues during training camp, and it could be caused by their beds. – The signing of running back Cedric Benson goes against the grain of Ted Thompson‘s draft and develop […]

Packers Training Camp News Headlines

Legendary senior writer jclombardi highlights training camp headlines. McCarthy Preaches Focus In Meeting: This message was nearly five months in the making. Charlie Peprah assured the coach’s point was made. Recalling the meeting a few hours later, Peprah used the word “mind-set” seven times in two minutes. That’s the key to repeating as Super Bowl […]

Packers: News Headlines

Senior writer jclombardi reviews headlines leading to draft day. NFL Draft Is Deep At Running Back: This isn’t the first draft in which people have compared a prospect to the great Emmitt Smith. It happens every so often when a running back is of Smith’s modest physical dimensions and speed while at the same time […]

Packers Ink GM Ted Thompson to a Contract Extension

Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports Packers president Mark Murphy said in an interview Friday that he reached an agreement to extend the contract of general manager Ted Thompson. Thompson had two years left on his contract after the 2010 season and this will be his second extension since becoming general manager in 2005. […]

Packers: Coffee Mix Headlines

Jclombardi highlights Packers headlines with commentary. Guest senior writer jclombardi @ Clipped from: (share this clip) Tuesdays with Frank Zombo: Who would’ve thought I’d be starting games for the Green Bay Packers?I was always one of the better players growing up, but … I’d like to think that I’ve stayed the same. I […]

Packers: Daily Coffee Mix

Jclombardi reviews Packers morning headlines. Guest senior writer jclombardi @ Clipped from: (share this clip) Ryan Grant out for the season: Packers sign RB Nance.  GM Thompson viewed available veterans such as Parker, Fargas, Smith and Arrington as poor fits for the Packers’ zone running game and liked physical running style of powerful Nance. […]

Packers: Final Roster & Headlines

Jclombardi reviews the cuts to final roster & headlines. Guest senior writer jclombardi @ Summary: With the deadline approaching, we are getting the official cuts to determine the Packers 2010 final roster.  We will update through the final announcements: OT Barbre was released with injury settlement. DT Toribio released. DE Talley released probably to […]

Packers and GM Thompson Beeming w/ Confidence for 2009

Ted Thompson claims to be confident in the 2009 Packers. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel interviewed Thompson at the NFL owner’s meetings about the upcoming year and his lack of offseason moves. He attempted an air of confidence, “I think we have a fair group of players that now can play the game and play it […]