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.
3 Pages123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, July 15, 2013 12:23:06 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 134
LombardiAve said:
The grand experiment that is the Green Bay Packers' offensive line begins in less than a week as the team opens its training camp — a camp that will feature the shifting of former right tackle Bryan Bulaga and right guard Josh Sitton to the left side. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy announced a [...]
Offline DoddPower  
#2 Posted : Monday, July 15, 2013 12:51:22 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2015

United States
Joined: 9/24/2007(UTC)
Location: Visalia, CA
Applause Given: 3,282
Applause Received: 910
MintBaconDrivel said: Go to Quoted Post



Well, that 'article' said a whole lot of nothing. heh heh. Lets Box! Lets Box!
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#3 Posted : Monday, July 15, 2013 1:34:15 PM(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
I sorta agree about the article because it over-emphasizes the right to left switch. The title, however, is very valid. Bulaga stunk last year before the injury - at least before it was publicized - for no known reason. Hell yeah, he needs to make a great leap - back to 2011 form anyway. THAT was my #1 on that thread of things of importance for the upcoming season.
Offline DoddPower  
#4 Posted : Monday, July 15, 2013 3:51:09 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2015

United States
Joined: 9/24/2007(UTC)
Location: Visalia, CA
Applause Given: 3,282
Applause Received: 910
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
I sorta agree about the article because it over-emphasizes the right to left switch. The title, however, is very valid. Bulaga stunk last year before the injury - at least before it was publicized - for no known reason. Hell yeah, he needs to make a great leap - back to 2011 form anyway. THAT was my #1 on that thread of things of importance for the upcoming season.


My main point was the article was mostly just "Hopefully Brian Bulaga plays well next season!" Didn't seem to have much substance or insight, rather just stating an almost rhetorical point. Perhaps I'm being too critical though.
Offline yooperfan  
#5 Posted : Monday, July 15, 2013 5:52:56 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 1,464
Applause Received: 595
I'm not a big fan of Bulaga but hopefully he will be better than Newhouse who I'm definitely not a fan of.
This whole offensive line debacle that TT, Mike McCarthy and Campen can't get squared away is frustrating.
We have the best QB in the game and a shithouse offensive line to protect him.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
TheKanataThrilla on 7/16/2013(UTC)
Offline DarkaneRules  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, July 16, 2013 6:47:00 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 320
Applause Received: 688
With Aaron Rodgers behind center, any left tackle that is just average or below is not good enough.
Offline beast  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, July 16, 2013 6:59:54 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 507
Applause Received: 596

When fully healthy, I think Bulaga did VERY VERY well. My question is he healthy, will he stay healthy and can he handle the quickness/speed of that side.

But as long as he stays healthy, I'm still feel more comfortable (as of right now) with Bulaga at LT than whom ever the RT will be.

Newhouse has flashed potential and at times has surprised how well he's shut down a guys first attempt, but at other times guys have seemed to go right around him. And honestly the thing that bugs me the most, is the second and 3rd attempt efforts.

Newhouse vs Jard Allen was a bit annoying for me to watch, Newhouse at times would surprise me and be able to get to Allen and his speed/quickness and stop him with no problem on the first attempt which is suppose to be the hard part. Then Allen beats New House on the second attempt for no other reason than Newhouse let his guard down and Allen got up and kept rushing. He just gave more effort, it wasn't because of talent or an awesome trick or move... just second and third effort.

Barclay, Barclay needs some help in pass protection (at least as a rookie) because he's not quick/fast enough to protect from the speed rush. But once he locks on he normally shuts the guy down pretty well not always but good enough by locking onto the defender and his run blocking is pretty to very good.

Barclay reminds me of poor man version of Mark Tauscher... though I have to be honest, I don't remember Tauscher rookie year well... and therefor don't feel like I can compare apples to apples on that to say Barclay could grow to be as good as Tausher, but if I had to guess right now, I'd say Barclay could become a better run blocker (if he isn't already), but won't be as good of a pass blocker than Tausher. But again that's purely a guess.

If Barclay doesn't earn the starting RT spot, I wouldn't mind seeing him get a shot at RG.

And Mike McCarthy said Lang can play Center, (and Barclay has practice at Center though I've heard he puts one into the dirt every so often) and let those 3 compete for C and RG.

thanks Post received 1 applause.
porky88 on 7/17/2013(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#8 Posted : Tuesday, July 16, 2013 8:12:09 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,748
Applause Received: 1,303
I don't see why this is such a big question.

Bulaga's played LT before. He can get it done. I like our OL. Looks like we might even have some decent depth, despite Campen breaking the leg of our new C on the first practice of spring.
Offline porky88  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, July 17, 2013 6:36:16 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2014PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2015

Joined: 4/26/2007(UTC)
Applause Given: 252
Applause Received: 511
beast said: Go to Quoted Post
When fully healthy, I think Bulaga did VERY VERY well. My question is he healthy, will he stay healthy and can he handle the quickness/speed of that side.

But as long as he stays healthy, I'm still feel more comfortable (as of right now) with Bulaga at LT than whom ever the RT will be.

I echo some of these thoughts. Bulaga gets a bad rap because of one-half of football against Seattle. Beyond that half, he's been a rock solid player for this organization since 2011. The tape bares this out.

My worry, however, is that you're taking a very good right tackle and exchanging him for an average left tackle. Baltimore did this with Michael Oher, who didn't have the technique or quickness to play the left side. It stunted his growth and he hasn't been the same player since (on left or right side).

Bulaga has the intelligence and technique to play the position, but I'm not sure the natural ability is there. I worry the Packers are taking him down the same path Baltimore did with Oher.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Zero2Cool on 7/18/2013(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, July 17, 2013 8:30:51 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,748
Applause Received: 1,303
The only reason they moved Bulaga to the right side, was because he had shorter arms than Sherrod.

Bulaga doesn't even make my list of worries about this team.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages123>
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 (3h) : Also, I'm not sure if you guys know. I'm a Memphis Tigers fan. Start looking a Riley Ferguson, QB. He is the real deal.
The_Green_Ninja (6h) : Big whoop, we have Aaron. We are going to win. H8ers.
Zero2Cool (8h) : Matthews, Burnett out; Guion, Jones doubtful
Zero2Cool (13h) : thank ya
macbob (23-Sep) : HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KEVIN (yesterday...sigh...)
Zero2Cool (23-Sep) : Sam Shields has already been ruled out for Sunday's game.
Zero2Cool (23-Sep) : For Lions, Ansah is out. LBs Levy and Williams doubtful and Van Noy questionable. TE Ebron and DE Taylor questionable, too.
Zero2Cool (23-Sep) : Jimmy G sprained his AC joint
Mucky Tundra (23-Sep) : Brady is suspended and 2nd stringer Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a ACL sprain in week 2
Mucky Tundra (23-Sep) : Patriots 3rd stringer QB Jacoby Brissett injuried and needs surgery
Zero2Cool (23-Sep) : Quinten Rollins is the only NFL cornerback to play 20 or more snaps in the slot this year without allowing a catch
Porforis (23-Sep) : Cutler has better luck completing to Packers players 10+ yards downfield than Rodgers does. I say only mostly facetiously.
Smokey (23-Sep) : HELLO DAVE
The_Green_Ninja (23-Sep) : You people would think we have a QB worse than Cutler.
dyeah_gb (22-Sep) : Bench him!!!!
Porforis (22-Sep) : WE'RE TEARING EACHOTHER APART! CAN'T YOU SEE WHAT THEY'RE DOING? THIS IS JUST WHAT THE BEARS WANT!
Zero2Cool (22-Sep) : you
The_Green_Ninja (22-Sep) : **** you ****s who are losing faith in our MVP qb. Go Aaron and Go Pack Go
Zero2Cool (22-Sep) : “I know I’ve got to play better, and I will,” Rodgers said, via ESPN.com.
Mucky Tundra (21-Sep) : Nearing the end of the line for Adrian?
Mucky Tundra (21-Sep) : Adrian Peterson to miss time with meniscus injury
Mucky Tundra (21-Sep) : is that a good thign?
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : Wheel routes galore!
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : 40 yard dash time: 4.37 seconds
Mucky Tundra (20-Sep) : that's interesting?
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : Packers are having veteran RB C.J. Spiller in for a visit today, source said.
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : Sure as hell hope Aaron Rodgers lights things up now.
Mucky Tundra (20-Sep) : damned if i know
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : I bet if I cache'd it, we'd have no issues at all.
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : I wonder how load intensive it would be if I added an auto refresh to this fan shout? Maybe refresh every 30 seconds...
Mucky Tundra (20-Sep) : *sad panda*
Zero2Cool (20-Sep) : Sucky Tundra
Mucky Tundra (20-Sep) : Goddamnit why did I pick the bears to win?
Packerchick (20-Sep) : bummer of a game the other night, but we will pick ourselves up and move on
Packerchick (20-Sep) : been gone too long havent I?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Road To Super Bowl LI
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 @ 12:00 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 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / The_Green_Ninja

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

24-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

23-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

23-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

23-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

23-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / nyrpack

22-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

22-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

22-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

22-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / The_Green_Ninja

21-Sep / Around The NFL / Smokey

21-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

21-Sep / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey


Packers Headlines