1. Green Bay Packers Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Eric Ebron

    Talk of who the Green Bay Packers should draft with the 21st overall pick has (not wrongly) focused on the defense this offseason...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 3 months ago 3,435 reads 1 comments

  2. Fantasy Football Early Bird: Previewing the Green Bay Packers Offensive Weapons

    Before anyone groans it's too early to begin discussing fantasy football ("The real NFL draft is next month!"), well, perhaps y'all have families and responsibilities and are neurosurgeons or something...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 3 months ago 2,374 reads 2 comments

  3. Green Bay Packers: Who Is at Risk of Losing Starting Role to 2014 Draft Prospect

    The draft ushers in a new group of young talent each year. Less appealing to veterans, it also ushers out the aging players. Several Green Bay Packers veterans will see their statuses as starters challenged...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 3 months ago 3,659 reads 1 comments

  4. NFL Draft 2014: 5 Reasons Why the Green Bay Packers Should Target Calvin Pryor

    Ted Thompson uncharacteristically (but necessarily) opened his coffer for Julius Peppers this offseason, signing the star defensive end to a three-year deal worth $27 million...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 4 months ago 4,727 reads 1 comments

  5. 50 Reasons Your Fantasy Football Team Won't Be Competitive in 2012

    I know you because I've drafted with you. I shook my head when you snagged Adam Vinatieri in the 9th round, and I felt a little embarrassed on your behalf when you drafted Randy Moss last season...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 384 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Offensive Trends and the New Rules to Drafting a Fantasy Team

    Last season, for the first time in NFL history, three quarterbacks passed for more than 5,000 yards and six crushed the 4,500-yard mark. But it wasn ’t due to quarterbacks passing the ball significantly more than in the past...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  7. Drafting First in Your Fantasy League? Your Best Bet Is Still a Running Back

    I have two rules for drafting first overall in a fantasy football league: Rule 1: Always draft the top running back on your board. Rule 2: See Rule 1. “But Tom,” you say, “ Aaron Rodgers scored 487 points in 2011...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 11,337 reads 12 comments

  8. Green Bay Didn't Need a Running Back This Offseason: A Statistical Analysis

    Follow the NFL long enough and you'll hear a lot of experts explain the way the game is changing, transitioning from a game led by quarterbacks to one ruled by them...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 4,492 reads 5 comments

  9. 8 Green Bay Packers Veterans on Notice in 2012

    April's draft might be the closest thing to an offseason Super Bowl for NFL fans, but for veterans, it represents the latest crop of faster, stronger and younger talent...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 11,330 reads 32 comments

  10. NFL Draft Round 1: Instant Reactions and Grades

    I know what you’re thinking: it’s too soon to review the draft. I admit, it’s difficult to gauge the impact a rookie will have on a franchise, but the first round offers more assurance than most...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  11. Green Bay Packers Mock Draft: Grading NFL.com Expert Selections

    With the NFL draft only days away, Packers fans have a bevy of mock drafts from which to draw guesses as to who Ted Thompson and Co. will select...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 4,241 reads 8 comments

  12. Donovan McNabb Has a Case of 'Flacco Syndrome'

    Would you vote for this candidate ? "Even these last two years, when people may look at it and say, 'Oh, he's done, or whatever.' I'm 34, 35 years old, but still, I played at the pinnacle, I played at the highest level of my career...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 110 reads 41 comments

  13. NFL Bountygate, Performance Enhancers and Violence: Do We Really Care?

    Let’s all admit it, once and for all: The NFL is the patron sport of hypocrisy. We love the big hits and demand more...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 155 reads 0 comments

  14. Green Bay Packers Mock Draft: Full 7-Round Draft Predictions

    This is a big year for us. For the way we’re designed—we’re a draft-and-develop program—this is a big offseason for us...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about 2 years ago 7,121 reads 9 comments

  15. 5 Free-Agency Moves Green Bay Didn't Make That Will Haunt Them

    In a recent interview, Mike McCarthy complained a bit about the present collective bargaining agreement's relatively late start to offseason programs, noting the Green Bay Packers ...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 2,733 reads 11 comments

  16. Green Bay Packers: Offseason Workouts Begin Next Week but Is It Soon Enough?

    The Packers offseason program begins next week but not soon enough , according to head coach Mike McCarthy . You’ve got a couple of (draft) classes that have never been through an offseason program...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 743 reads 0 comments

  17. Packers Host Demetrius Bell, Ignite Rumors of Another Free Agent Signing

    Per Twitterverse , Green Bay has scheduled a visit with free agent left tackle Demetrius Bell , who has already met with the Arizona Cardinals , who opted for Levi Brown , and Washington Redskins ...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 5,580 reads 5 comments

  18. Mike McCarthy: If Nick (Collins) Was My Son, I Would Not Let Him Play

    In a conversation partially transcribed on Twitter, ESPNMilwaukee's Jason Wilde asked Mike McCarthy to comment on the status of Packers safety Nick Collins . The answers he received were not reassuring...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 5,936 reads 11 comments

  19. Jeff Saturday Signs with Green Bay, Will Not Affect Packers' Draft Plans

    Everyone knows the Green Bay Packers philosophy at this point: build through the draft, sign the odd roster-filler here and there and every once in a while, offer a contract to a 36 year old center...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 5,232 reads 40 comments

  20. Green Bay Was Never a Potential New Home for Tebow (and Why New York Is)

    When Adam Schefter reported Tuesday both the Packers and Jets were interested in Tim Tebow , I was left scoffing incredulously...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 736 reads 5 comments

  21. San Francisco 49ers: Looking at the Free-Agency Plan so Far (and Tim Tebow)

    After an unexpected run in 2011, the San Francisco 49ers have positioned themselves as a team to beat in the NFC, with a defense capable of frustrating most offenses. Unfortunately, the offense was mostly mediocre...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 2,136 reads 11 comments

  22. Bears Acquire Marshall from Miami, Reunite Receiver with Cutler

    The Chicago Bears announced Tuesday afternoon they have acquired wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins in exchange for two third round picks in 2012 and 2013, as reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 100 reads 0 comments

  23. The Five Worst Decisions of Packers GM Ted Thompson

    Ted Thompson has earned a reputation as one of the NFL ’s most brilliant, calculating general managers...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 7,773 reads 41 comments

  24. Chad Henne Is Worth More Than You (or Anyone Else) Thinks

    Is Miami making a mistake letting Chad Henne go? That's the question everyone outside South Beach is asking. According to Alex Marvez of Fox Sports , Henne is expected to command QB1A money in free agency, which amounts to about $4...

    Tom Van Wyhe Written by Tom Van Wyhe about over 2 years ago 1,354 reads 8 comments