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Offline Pack93z  
#26 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 11:49:41 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: dhazer Go to Quoted Post
Hell ya this is my favorite time of year because I can rip on Ted Thompson :) Think about it why won't free agents come to Green Bay? Maybe because Ted Thompson doesn't let them or low balls them. And then look how disrespectful him and Mike McCarthy are to guys at the ends of their careers. Look at how they treated Favre, Woodson, Driver, and Jennings. That treatment right there says come to us and we will take care of you.


Time for Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy to move on, I see our team on the downside of the hill now and we won't win another Super Bowl with Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy running the show. We need o-line and D-line and Ted Thompson constantly strikes out on those picks and how about a running game? Who needs that when we can pad Rodgers stats for him.


Wait... didn't Wolf show White the door? Or Brown? I could continue on.. but Wolf, every GM has to make some difficult business decisions.

Fact is.. the end of careers with ballooning salaries for diminished returns is difficult and emotional.. probably more so from the fans seat.

Didn't Driver hold a retirement party in Lambeau with the evil Ted looking on?

Didn't the Packers offer Jennings a deal that actually would have paid him more than he got on the open market several months later?

Woodson.. the was a business decision based on a high salary vs a declining talent. Facts of the game.

Favre.. come now.. just as much of that divorce was owned by Favre as the Packers.. not saying they handled it perfectly, just there was a ton more there than just showing him the door. Additionally, I think the Packers learned from that and adjusted moving forward.

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I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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Offline play2win  
#27 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:50:14 PM(UTC)
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Well, this offseason, the Ravens knocked a bunch of players off their payroll, and signed:

Elvis Dumervil
Chris Canty
Marcus Spears
Michael Huff

Kind of weird how we don't play at all, except for signing one of our own in Brad Jones to an insanely high dollar figure. I don't see any improvements in GB thus far. Maybe the opposite with what I consider to be an overpay.
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#28 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 1:00:25 PM(UTC)
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Dang! Too bad. Huff would have been a nice pickup. I wanted him over Hawk back in 2006...
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Offline steveishere  
#29 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 1:09:08 PM(UTC)
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It was super disrespectful of Ted to pay Driver 2 million dollars to play one more year when he was only good enough to be the #6 WR...Duh!
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Offline DoddPower  
#30 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 1:48:14 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: dhazer Go to Quoted Post
Look at how they treated Favre, Woodson, Driver, and Jennings.


That statement is just silly and devoid of facts and reality. Give me a break.

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