Many pundits and prognosticators don't expect much from the Green Bay Packers this season, and Ted Thompson isn't quite sure why.Thompson, 54, enters his third season as general manager with high regard for a team that was a miserable 4-12 in 2005 before rebounding to miss the playoffs by one game last year at 8-8.
Q&a / Packers General Manager Ted Thompson; Gm Says Packers Have What It Takes to Make Playoffs
The Packers, according to Thompson, should be sufficiently improved to "win," his shorthand for a winning season, and thus contend for a berth in the National Football League post-season.In an interview Friday with Journal Sentinel beat writer Bob McGinn, Thompson set forth his hopes for the season, explained his vision for the future and how he builds a team, and discussed life at the top of the Packers' football decision-making hierarchy.Q. Brett Favre will be 38 in October and is nearing the end of his legendary career. Yet, your major addition on offense was a second-round pick at running ba...