Posts tagged Tony Mandarich
Here’s a salute to the Green Bay Packers worst draft pick of all time. Can you guess who it is? We’ve got plenty of clues for you right here.
Those of us who sat through it know the 1980s was a terrible decade to be a Green Bay Packers fan. I really can’t put the consistent level of ineptitude into words. It was embarrassing. One of the main reasons the Packers were terrible is because the team made some of the biggest idiot draft […]
We’ve given away a bunch of stuff over the past few months here at Total Packers and we’re going to give away a bunch more in the coming months. This week, we’re loading up on the contests. These are the things you can win right now: an Aaron Rodgers beltified t-shirt (pictured above), a copy […]
So, the geniuses at Deadspin are compiling a list of the 100 worst NFL players and, as you might expect, there are number of Green Bay Packers on the list. Tony Mandarich? Yup. He’s there. Ahmad Carroll? You bet! The rest — and we’re only through the first 50 up to this point — are […]
When talk turns to the biggest busts of all time in the NFL Draft, the name Tony Mandarich always comes up. The Green Bay Packers drafted Mandarich second overall in the 1989 draft, choosing him ahead of such all-time greats as Barry Sanders, Derrick Thomas and Deion Sanders. While those three guys went on to […]
Word came out on Tuesday that the guy the Green Bay Packers drafted with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1989 draft, The Incredible Bulk himself, the man who the Packers thought was better than Barry Sanders – Tony Mandarich – was addicted to alcohol and painkillers during his tenure in Green Bay. I […]
And so the DeShawn Wynn era in Green Bay has come to an end. No sooner did the running back, who started four of the Packers’ first seven games before going on injured reserve last year, return to practice (yesterday) from his latest injury than he got the ax (today). Also axed was receiver Chris “My Idol […]