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Thompson: NFL's Man of Mystery

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If loose lips sink ships, then general manager Ted Thompson is the perfect captain for the USS Packer Draft. If conventional wisdom says the Packers will take a linebacker or safety in the first round, then you might be wise to bet on a wide receiver.

It was the money line of Ted Thompson's annual predraft news conference. Asked if he pays attention to rumors that link Team A to Player B, the Green Bay Packers' general manager said on Thursday: "I know for a fact that they don't have any inside information (on the Packers) because, for the most part, sometimes I'm the only inside information. And I'm not telling anybody." The Packers' veil of...

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