1. 2012 Draft Values at Packers Positions of Need

    As the Packers finished third in the league on offense and 32nd on defense, I will make one of the most critical decisions of this article. I came to the conclusions that the Packers needs are primarily on defense...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 3 years ago 1,633 reads 3 comments

  2. NFL Lockout: How Adrian Peterson and the NFLPA Have Lost Credibility

    As a football fan (Packers specifically) living outside America, I am having a bit of a chuckle at the union leaders and the National Football League Players Association, whatever ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 4 years ago 1,607 reads 84 comments

  3. The Golden Rule: Why Smith and the Union Cannot Win

    As a football fan living outside America I am having a bit of a chuckle at the union and the National Football Players Association thinking they are ahead in the bargaining game—so ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 4 years ago 94 reads 2 comments

  4. The Green Bay Packers' Hardest Day of 2010

    As the classic line in the classic sports movie Bull Durham goes ---- this is the hardest thing a manager has to do, as he is about to release a player, here is the ---- hardest thing Mike McCarthy has to do, decide amongst the bubble players...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 4 years ago 1,637 reads 17 comments

  5. The Earliest Rankings of all 8 NFL Divisions -- Part II - AFC

    While there seemed to controversy from my NFC choices, in that there was limited changeover from 2009, does this prognosticator see much change in the AFC? Haves vs Have Nots......

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 4 years ago 448 reads 9 comments

  6. The Earliest Rankings of All Eight NFL Divisions: Part 1, the NFC

    While it is always tempting to try to rank teams from 1 – 32 in a league, for playoff implications I find it at least equally important to try to rank all four teams in each division...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 4 years ago 733 reads 34 comments

  7. Eight Coin Flips --- The Packers 2010 Draft Room, The Way I See It

    While much deliberation has gone on amongst the Packer faithful this and every off-season, I am about to suggest the draft room strategy we haven’t seen on camera. Coin flipping 101, here might be Ted’s flips...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 4 years ago 479 reads 9 comments

  8. Mining the Packers Roster for Draft Gold

    The 2009 season saw the Green Bay Packers jump to an 11–5 record and into the playoffs. That jump was no fluke, and some like myself (check my April to August articles, people ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 4 years ago 729 reads 26 comments

  9. Green Bay Packers' 2010 Free Agent Tender Requirements

    It's early in the negotiation process between the Packers and their five UFAs and their eight RFAs. I will take a quick look at the projected salary requirements to resign each, with my personal guess as to whether the number will be met by the club...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 5 years ago 1,725 reads 20 comments

  10. Green Bay Packers' Five 2009 Negatives That Make 2010 Packers NFC Co-Favorites

    Now that the season is officially over for all NFL teams and the congratulations due to “Who Dat Nation” have been extended, the time has come to look ahead...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 5 years ago 1,279 reads 5 comments

  11. First Glimpse Of Packers 2010 Draft Targets

    While suffering through depression at not watching the Packers in the NFC final this weekend, I distracted myself by looking forward to the draft. Here are my initial thoughts...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 5 years ago 1,929 reads 17 comments

  12. Is Clay Matthews III Now the Front Runner for Defensive ROY?

    While many will comment on the ugliness of the win against the Ravens, no one in Packerland will complain. Yes, there are penalty issues to deal with. Yes, the punting is just barely adequate...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about 5 years ago 1,437 reads 11 comments

  13. Packers' Wild Card Hunt in Good Shape

    While some may doubt the talent Ted Thompson has brought to this 2009 Green Bay Packers team and others (myself included) lament many of Mikey's play calls, I am now reaffirming what I stated preseason—the Packers are going to the playoffs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about 5 years ago 665 reads 2 comments

  14. Projecting The Packers 53 Man Roster For 2009

    There are many positions that are easy to come to the numbers of players the Packers will keep entering the 2009 season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 5 years ago 587 reads 10 comments

  15. Packers Position Battles Resulting from the 2009 Draft

    This draft may prove to be the sword that strikes off the heads of the Ted Thompson bashers. With the No. 9 pick, he drafted BJ Raji, who is an instant impact player on the D line...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 5 years ago 1,709 reads 25 comments

  16. Green Bay Packers' Draft Choices: Dean Somervilles' Draft Analysis

    While I have speculated a lot on trade possibilities for the No. 9 pick, I have now reached the conclusion that the value in front of them means the Packers will use their own pick. In a pleasant surprise B...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 5 years ago 3,705 reads 2 comments

  17. Green Bay Packers Trade Possibilities: April Edition

    This article updates my thought processes from my March article. As the draft day gets closer, the shuffling near the top of the draft becomes more intense. This year's draft class has two QBs that are near locks to be in the top eight...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 5 years ago 972 reads 6 comments

  18. Green Bay Packers Draft Puzzle: April Update

    This article is a follow-up to my March article regarding draft needs. In the six weeks since I published the first article, only a few things have changed the evaluation and needs situation...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 5 years ago 399 reads 3 comments

  19. Packers' Potential Two Late Sleeper Picks

    Not many NFL fans think about talent coming from Canadian Universities. Here are two that I would love to see Ted Thompson and the Packer team take a run at...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about over 5 years ago 453 reads 3 comments

  20. Green Bay Packers' 2009 Draft-Day Trade Possibilities

    When viewing the 2009 Packers needs and draft assets the first thing we look at is history and try to guess what Ted Thompson is thinking. The Packers have a rising young offense with a potential holes at the OT spot and TE depth required...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 6 years ago 960 reads 8 comments

  21. Green Bay Packers' Draft Puzzle: March Editon

    The 2009 edition of the Green Bay Packers is in an enviable position. They only lose a single starter from the 2008 edition, and that could change if Tauscher is re-signed...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 6 years ago 727 reads 7 comments

  22. Is Viking Coach Childress The First Fired in 2009?

    Overwhelming expectations for success in Minnesota will get Brad Childress fired. Minnesota has 10 starters more than 30-years-old. They have another 13 players that will be 29 or 30 by the end of 2009...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 6 years ago 123 reads 2 comments

  23. Packers, Bears, and Vikings Fans Crying for FA—Who Needs the Most?

    While searching B/R articles on other team’s sites I took a bit of time to think about where the Packers are against the Bears and the Vikings (sorry Lions fans you do not qualify as a rival at this time)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 6 years ago 1,117 reads 29 comments

  24. Packers Fans' Hopes in "Realistic" Free Agency

    The silly week of Free Agency is over, and much of the crazy spending is finished. Now is the time for Ted Thompson to evaluate what has happened and get some value for the FA bucks...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 6 years ago 463 reads 4 comments

  25. Keeping the Packers Green and Gold with Cash: Avoiding Silly Free Agency

    The NFL silly season, known as free agency is upon us. I have read several comments from Packer fans decrying the need for super and big splash free agent signings this year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dean Somerville about almost 6 years ago 484 reads 3 comments