Monthly Archives: April 2012

Say It With Me: D-fense…D-fense…

Need a center of the future? Sorry. Another running back? Uh-uh. Wasn’t on Ted Thompson’s agenda. Oh, he’ll tell you he followed the integrity of his board. That he drafted six consecutive defensive players to start the draft because that’s … Continue reading

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Thompson “Goes Crazy,” Trades Up Twice To Help Defense

Those were his words, not mine. I got it wrong: I thought Ted Thompson might trade up in the second round if there was a guy there he liked. He ended up doing it twice. First he jumped up eight … Continue reading

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Packers Beef Up Pass Rush With Trojans’ Perry

After going offense with his first three picks last year, Ted Thompson is likely to flip and address defense early and often in this draft. He pounced on Southern Cal’s Nick Perry with the 28th pick, a bit of a … Continue reading

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Taking a Stab At the Pack’s 12 Picks

With 12 picks in this week’s draft Ted Thompson most likely will do plenty of wheeling and dealing, packaging picks to move up and back. There’s not room on the roster for 12 rookies, plus a handful of undrafted free … Continue reading

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Appreciating Chad Clifton

For the first time this century, the Packers will start a season with a left tackle not named Chad Clifton. News of his release is not a surprise. Recovering from offseason back surgery, Clifton has been playing on borrowed time … Continue reading

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The 2012 Head Cheese Mock Draft

Once again, the Head Cheese weighs in with his prediction on how the first round will play out in next Thursday night’s NFL draft. I’ll forgive you if you scroll down to #28 first; can’t blame you there. But here … Continue reading

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The Packers’ Schedule: One Quarter at a Time

Since the season ended we knew the Packers opponents in 2012. Now we know the order and when we play them. Some instant observations: on paper the Pack has the second easiest schedule in the league (.469 winning percentage a … Continue reading

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