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
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 12:11:03 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 143
JSOnline said:
Eddie Lacy slipping all the way to the Packers at No. 61 was qute the storyline at Friday's NFL draft. To no surprise, a lot was written about the running back and Green Bay's selection of him.
Offline nerdmann  
#2 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 1:00:51 AM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 6,404
Applause Received: 1,419
JSO

Quote:
“The Packers have tried to manufacture a running game with inferior personnel. They have no offensive balance, and they give Aaron Rodgers very little help. Part of the problem is an offensive line that doesn't run-block very well. Because opposing defenses don't respect the threat of the run game, they can sit back in deep coverages and take away Rodgers' vertical passing game. If Lacy can stay healthy, he can change that. He can be a physical, between-the-tackles runner, eat up the clock, especially in bad weather, and can give Rodgers a play-action package he hasn't had in a while.”


In other words, they don't want Aaron to stop constantly throwing deep, they want a solid RB to bring 8 into the box. So that Aaron can just continue throwing deep. lol
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#3 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 2:19:03 AM(UTC)
Rank: Member

United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 146
Applause Received: 187
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
JSO



In other words, they don't want Aaron to stop constantly throwing deep, they want a solid RB to bring 8 into the box. So that Aaron can just continue throwing deep. lol


No wonder you wanted Geno Smith! :-k

Lol well let's just look forward to 7 more years of deep throwing shall we.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 4/27/2013(UTC)
Offline play2win  
#4 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 4:54:51 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee
Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 724
I am SO freaking stoked about this pick. Never thought we'd have a chance to take him. The big bruiser we needed. A punishing back that WILL HURT opposing defenses. Thank God! Finally! A legit starting power RB!!!! Holy crap!

This is going to be awesome for our effectiveness on offense, and for extending drives, keeping our defense off the field.
Offline DarkaneRules  
#5 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 6:56:11 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 334
Applause Received: 759
As happy as I am about the pick in general, the fact that we were able to trade down and still get this guy is unbelievable to me.

http://espn.go.com/blog/.../id/55840/e60-eddie-lacy

This special profile of Lacy's life is particularly enthralling.
thanks Post received 3 applause.
play2win on 4/27/2013(UTC), SINCITYCHEEZE on 4/27/2013(UTC), Dulak on 4/27/2013(UTC)
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#6 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 7:11:27 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2014Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2015

United States
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 670
Applause Received: 489
What's wrong with throwing deep hahaha? This will enable Rodgers to complete MORE deep passes, as teams won't be able to cheat in coverage and virtually ignore the run with Lacey. I look forward to a lot of fireworks this season.
Offline Dulak  
#7 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 8:07:08 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 297
Applause Received: 151
DarkaneRules said: Go to Quoted Post
As happy as I am about the pick in general, the fact that we were able to trade down and still get this guy is unbelievable to me.

http://espn.go.com/blog/.../id/55840/e60-eddie-lacy

This special profile of Lacy's life is particularly enthralling.


Geez - almost got me teary eyed there

what a good story - I hope he can see the packers as home and bring that determination ethic with him.

Everyone should watch this - for the feel good story
Offline macbob  
#8 Posted : Saturday, April 27, 2013 10:04:29 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2016PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2012FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2014

Joined: 10/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 372
Applause Received: 323
My main concern with Lacy is how much of his running success was due to his OL blowing gaping holes in the defense, and how much to his own ability?

I'm also not convinced our running issues are due to our RBs. I think that scheme, coaching, and play calling are bigger issues.

In the playoff game against SF, we had an effective running game, until we abandoned it. And too many running plays out of the shotgun vs under center (the 18 yard TD run in the first half was from under center).

Lacy isn't going to help with those problems.
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
uffda udfa (3m) : Favorite GM candidate... Wolf or Gutekunst?
uffda udfa (26m) : I'd rather sit them than play them too compromised.
uffda udfa (29m) : Yeah, Z. More pressure cooker talk and smoked turkeys.
Zero2Cool (30m) : If this were a regular-season game, Nelson, Adams and Allison probably would not play, MM says.
Smokey (1h) : Mason Crosby is ill, hope it's not the Flu.
Smokey (1h) : Great, can we move past that story and get back to the Atlanta game ?
Zero2Cool (1h) : Packers exec Eliot Wolf has withdrawn his name for 49ers' GM job, as @TomPelissero reported. He didn't feel it was the right time.
TheKanataThrilla (2h) : We'll just have to score TDs then.
Zero2Cool (2h) : That's what we know.
Zero2Cool (2h) : Crosby, Mason K Illness
Smokey (3h) : Is He ill or not ?
Smokey (3h) : Raiderpride asked, "Anyone know what Crosby's illness is?"
Zero2Cool (3h) : Davante Adams expected to play- KFFL
Porforis (4h) : Alright, my opinion on Jordy has changed. If he's medically cleared to play, play him.
hardrocker950 (5h) : By Sunday we won't have any WRs
Zero2Cool (6h) : Geronimo hamstring, Janis quad. BEAUTIFUL.
Smokey (6h) : Mason Crosby, is his health OK ?
Smokey (6h) : Hello
FLORIDA PACKER88 (6h) : Davis, G-Mo, and Janis will need to step up, but all three did score last time we played ATL!
FLORIDA PACKER88 (6h) : Does Janis become a playoff hero second year in a row? Looks we're gonna have to find out either way regardless. Thank God for a healthy Cob
Smokey (6h) : Is Mason Crosby's health OK ?
Smokey (7h) : What's in your Coffee ?
uffda udfa (19h) : Sit Davante if he has a bad ankle. We remember 2015.
uffda udfa (19h) : Davante is not going to practice until SAT at earliest.
uffda udfa (19h) : Davante and Jordy may be inactive at ATL.
Smokey (20h) : ROFL !!
Cheesey (20h) : The Packers SMOKED the COWBOYS!!!LOL!
Smokey (20h) : Ever Smoke a Turkey, it takes lots of rolling papers. LOL
Smokey (20h) : Thanks Cheesey. LOL
Cheesey (20h) : Smokey, it was chicken gizzards (and hearts)!
Cheesey (20h) : So let's just start by saying, I love you!
Zero2Cool (21h) : Great, Geronimo Allison is on the injury report.
Zero2Cool (21h) : Most irritating tweets/tweet starters: 1) This >>> 2) Yep, ...3) There it is.... 4) Not good 5) XX doing XX things 6) Because xxx
Zero2Cool (18-Jan) : Belichick when asked to discuss the importance of having the home crowd behind them: “I don’t know. Go ask Dallas and Kansas City.” …Oof.
Smokey (18-Jan) : BRAVO, ZERO !
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
5m / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

11m / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

15m / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

19m / Green Bay Packers Talk / mi_keys

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

1h / Around The NFL / Smokey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / TheKanataThrilla

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / TheKanataThrilla

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast


Packers Headlines