As the Packers' 2009 season plays out, and yet another football lands in the hands of the Packers No. 88, I've adopted a new twist on an old acronym:
TGIF - Thank God It's Finley...
Packers GM Ted Thompson's 2008 draft will never be featured at the top of his resume. Jordy Nelson, Brian Brohm, and Patrick Lee were the first three picks of that draft. While I like Nelson, and think he will develop into a very useful receiver, Brian Brohm was a certified bust from day one, and Patrick Lee is just one more injury away from being called the same.
But Thompson did uncover a hidden gem in that draft. In the third round (pick 91) Thompson selected a young underclassman from the University of Texas.
After less than two full seasons, it's not a stretch to say that Jermic ...
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