Ted Thompson (pictured above, protecting precious 4th round draft picks) wouldn't give up a second round pick for 3 years of Tony Gonzalez.
According to Bob McGinn:
This was another example of Thompson’s unwillingness to pull the trigger on a blockbuster trade to obtain another weapon on offense.
In 2006, Thompson had the chance to send a high draft choice to San Diego Chargers for running back Michael Turner.
A year later, Thompson didn’t push hard enough to get wide receiver Randy Moss under contract and watched the New England Patriots acquire him from the Oakland Raiders for a fourth-round selection.
He'll probably find a guy better than Tony Gonzalez in next year's 2nd round.
I know I just broke my self-imposed ban on Packers posts, but I couldn't pass up the chance to use the mother hen analogy.