Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 6:09:32 AM(UTC)
JSOnline said:
Green Bay - When DuJuan Harris returned home to Florida this off-season, he suddenly had dozens of new "friends." One by one, they emerged from the shadows.

"Yeah," Harris joked, "a lot more cousins, too."

This is what happens when you go from selling cars to starting in the Green Bay Packers' backfield in a matter of weeks. Last season was a whirlwind for the 5-foot-7 lightning bug. The second-year pro from Troy finished as the Packers' top back, rushing for 257 yards on 62 carries with four scores in six games. This off-season - as outside pressure mounts for Green Bay to land a bigger, durable, every-down back - Harris has hit the mute button.

Be it criticism directed at the Packers' current backs or praise from his own head coach at the NFL's owners meetings, Harris isn't paying much attention to anything.

So far, that attitude has worked.
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#2 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 6:50:09 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post


It sounds like maybe he is a good person in addition to a good runner. I'm rooting for him, but he still needs to prove he can do it for a full season and without the benefit of catching teams by surprise. Whether we draft a new guy or just go with somebody we already have, it should be in tandem with Harris until or unless he plays his way out of the job. My prediction is Green with Harris (unless by some miracle we draft Montee Ball), backed up by Starks and maybe Grant (spew, you Grant haters hahaha).

nerdmann  
#3 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 10:53:39 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
It sounds like maybe he is a good person in addition to a good runner. I'm rooting for him, but he still needs to prove he can do it for a full season and without the benefit of catching teams by surprise. Whether we draft a new guy or just go with somebody we already have, it should be in tandem with Harris until or unless he plays his way out of the job. My prediction is Green with Harris (unless by some miracle we draft Montee Ball), backed up by Starks and maybe Grant (spew, you Grant haters hahaha).



Dude needs to keep the fire.
Pack93z  
#4 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 11:09:48 AM(UTC)
I respect the heck out of a guy that doesn't need to rely upon words to portray a sense of confidence, or worry about what the world thinks of him or his place in it. I would much rather have a guy that just exudes a silent confidence, puts in the time and gets it done. Then allow the chips to fall were they may.

Some may think it is a lack of ego or competitiveness.. when in reality in many cases, it is even a more driven person that values little in the spoken word.

He knows what failure feels like and he also knows he has a opportunity to seize in front of him.. if he is ready and willing.. he will clench hold and never look back all the while welcoming the challenge of the next man up.

It is the frail that fear competition for their spot on the team..
Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 11:11:02 AM(UTC)
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
I respect the heck out of a guy that doesn't need to rely upon words to portray a sense of confidence, or worry about what the world thinks of him or his place in it. I would much rather have a guy that just exudes a silent confidence, puts in the time and gets it done. Then allow the chips to fall were they may.

Some may think it is a lack of ego or competitiveness.. when in reality in many cases, it is even a more driven person that values little in the spoken word.

He knows what failure feels like and he also knows he has a opportunity to seize in front of him.. if he is ready and willing.. he will clench hold and never look back all the while welcoming the challenge of the next man up.

It is the frail that fear competition for their spot on the team..


I think this was a shot at Aaron Rodgers, lol.
Pack93z  
#6 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 11:16:19 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
I think this was a shot at Aaron Rodgers, lol.


No.. the last sentence was a shot at his predecessor.. many of a players at that specific position on the team are afflicted with that condition.. competition seems to be fine except at the QB position.. not many a QB seem to be able to function with competition directly behind them.. thus they set the dynamic up to "force" the team to resolve that situation. Wide spread around the league..

Now... to date, Aaron seems to lack that flaw and seems to openly embrace talent behind him in both Flynn and Harrell.. or whomever is on the roster... willing to help them develop for the good of the team. That seems to be rare for the pampered QB species to adopt.
Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 11:19:57 AM(UTC)
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
No.. the last sentence was a shot at his predecessor.. many of a players at that specific position on the team are afflicted with that condition.. competition seems to be fine except at the QB position.. not many a QB seem to be able to function with competition directly behind them.. thus they set the dynamic up to "force" the team to resolve that situation. Wide spread around the league..

Now... to date, Aaron seems to lack that flaw and seems to openly embrace talent behind him in both Flynn and Harrell.. or whomever is on the roster... willing to help them develop for the good of the team. That seems to be rare for the pampered QB species to adopt.


Ooh! I see now. Yes, Aaron Rodgers welcomes the depth behind him at QB. Even in 2008 he took both Brian Brohm and Matt Flynn under his wing to help them as much as he could. I thought that was a sense of confidence himself that "hey I can help you, because it'll help me and I know I have confidence that I'm the best of the group" although that probably came off arrogant to some folks.

lol @ pampered QB's ... c'mon now ...
DakotaT  
#8 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 12:03:13 PM(UTC)
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
No.. the last sentence was a shot at his predecessor.. many of a players at that specific position on the team are afflicted with that condition.. competition seems to be fine except at the QB position.. not many a QB seem to be able to function with competition directly behind them.. thus they set the dynamic up to "force" the team to resolve that situation. Wide spread around the league..

Now... to date, Aaron seems to lack that flaw and seems to openly embrace talent behind him in both Flynn and Harrell.. or whomever is on the roster... willing to help them develop for the good of the team. That seems to be rare for the pampered QB species to adopt.


This post should be archived for 8 years and brought back out when Green Bay uses their first rounder on Aaron's replacement. We'll see if he acts like the petulant child Favre was when Aaron was drafted.
Pack93z  
#9 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 12:06:19 PM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
This post should be archived for 8 years and brought back out when Green Bay uses their first rounder on Aaron's replacement. We'll see if he acts like the petulant child Favre was when Aaron was drafted.


Agreed... hence the too this point.. lol.

Just seems to be the way of the QB.. afraid of competition for their spot. [aiee]
DakotaT  
#10 Posted : Monday, March 25, 2013 12:19:23 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post


lol @ pampered QB's ... c'mon now ...


You don't like being reminded of being the BMOC do you? Hating the big man on campus seems to have served 93 well in life. I really don't like the BMOC much either, but you've been through enough in life that I always give you a pass, Zero. [neener]
thanks Post received 1 applause.
MintBaconDrivel  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:32:28 AM(UTC)
JerseyAl said:
Packers running back DuJuan Harris has been getting a lot of attention lately. Here's what Packers coach Mike McCarthy recently said about him: "Oh, he’s going to play for us next season. That’s his responsibility if wants to be the starter
Dulak  
#12 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:46:32 AM(UTC)
Flavor of the month -

too small not enough power -

instead of having like 10 rbs we need just 1 decent one ... just one ... and grant and harris are not it.
really like it if we had a power back -
Porforis  
#13 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:24:07 PM(UTC)
Dulak said: Go to Quoted Post
Flavor of the month -

too small not enough power -

instead of having like 10 rbs we need just 1 decent one ... just one ... and grant and harris are not it.
really like it if we had a power back -


Yes, all we need is to find a RB that can run effectively with the offensive line not getting any push or developing holes. Maybe we can call up Nightcrawler from the X-Men to BAMF his way past the line.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
nerdmann  
#14 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 2:02:51 PM(UTC)
Dulak said: Go to Quoted Post
Flavor of the month -

too small not enough power -

instead of having like 10 rbs we need just 1 decent one ... just one ... and grant and harris are not it.
really like it if we had a power back -


Since when does he not have power?

Only rap on him that I know of is his size.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
The_Green_Ninja (18-Feb) : out of curiosity... did any ever by the Starr Favre and Rodgers photo... and has a good scanner?
uffda udfa (17-Feb) : NFL Network showing GB at Dallas. Packers programming all day.
uffda udfa (17-Feb) : Julius Peppers appears done with Packers per Demovsky.
Cheesey (16-Feb) : If the spot was so bad, he wouldnt still be going there.
uffda udfa (15-Feb) : Best of luck at your new fishing hole, Buck.
buckeyepackfan (15-Feb) : "they always do" "good luck with that" I said to him as I walked away and headed to my other favorite hole!
buckeyepackfan (15-Feb) : "Nah" he said , I'm much snarter than these fish, sooner or later they will start biting! They akways
buckeyepackfan (15-Feb) : "Maybe you should try another spot" I said to him each day.
buckeyepackfan (15-Feb) : Each day I asked him gow they were biting. "Not very well" was his reply each day
buckeyepackfan (15-Feb) : For the third day in a row, I went to my favorite fishing spot. The same guy was there everyday
uffda udfa (14-Feb) : Interesting. Why would he leave the team that has the greatest need at CB?
Zero2Cool (14-Feb) : Former Packers corner Bené Benwikere signs with Bengals, per report
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

5h / Announcements / uffda udfa

20-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

19-Feb / Community Welcome! / wpr

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

19-Feb / Around The NFL / uffda udfa

18-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

17-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

17-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / warhawk

17-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

17-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / TedThompsonsShades


Packers Headlines