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.
2 Pages12>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:59:15 AM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel

Rank: Administration
United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 101
JSOnline wrote:
Two games in, Jeremy Ross hasn’t been a threat as a kick returner. It’s not all on him, but urgency is rising.
Delivering the latest and most important updates on the Green Bay Packers for your convenience.
UserPostedImage
Sponsor
Offline Dulak  
#2 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:52:18 AM(UTC)
Dulak

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 196
Applause Received: 112
Sad thing is cobb is the better catcher and returner - but Mike McCarthy obviously wants to save him for his plays on the offense (WR, slant runner and scat back) - which I cant blame him - he is Awesome.

Id be happy if ross just catches the ball and doesnt bobble it.

thanks Post received 1 applause.
wpr on 9/19/2013(UTC)
Offline olds70supreme  
#3 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 7:38:19 AM(UTC)
olds70supreme

Rank: Rookie
Joined: 8/10/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 18
Applause Received: 44
Ross is going to be the focal point, similar to a QB for the offense, but the fault isn't all on him. The blocking on kick returns has been bad enough that even I noticed. On one return in the SF game he started his return, and was tackled around the 10 yard line. Maybe it was a bad idea to bring the ball out, but the guy who tackled him ran right past the Packer blocker (don't remember who). The blocker looked like he was jogging in slow motion and didn't even attempt to impede the SF tacklers progress. I don't buy the idea that Cobb would do better than that, and if so it would be incremental.
blank
thanks Post received 1 applause.
DoddPower on 9/19/2013(UTC)
Online texaspackerbacker  
#4 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:18:06 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2014

Rank: Veteran Member
United States
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 511
Applause Received: 345
That seemingly stupid return as well as returns in general this season, the blocking has been fairly poor. Just the same, a lot of returners make something out of nothing. Kick returner is one position where very little training/learning is required, so if we could pick up somebody good during the season, it would help. I don't want Cobb to return kicks, and I have soured on the goodness of Ross. Like the title of the thread says, he needs a few "happy" returns to be worth keeping, as he has been non-existent in the passing game. What about Boykin? Has he ever been tried as a kick returner?
Expressing the Good Normal Views of Good Normal Americans.
If Anything I Say Smacks of Extremism, Please Tell Me EXACTLY What.
Online Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:19:40 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,038
Applause Received: 2,435
My concern with Jeremy Ross is his decision making on when to or not to take the ball out of the end zone and when to fair catch.

"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything." - Nikola Tesla
Offline Dulak  
#6 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:23:03 AM(UTC)
Dulak

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 196
Applause Received: 112
Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
My concern with Jeremy Ross is his decision making on when to or not to take the ball out of the end zone and when to fair catch.



Lol I can still hear kuhn yelling to kneel down.
Offline hardrocker950  
#7 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:56:00 AM(UTC)
hardrocker950

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Member
Joined: 11/10/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 90
Applause Received: 110
If you catch it in the end zone, just take the knee. Set up shop at the 20 and let the offense do the rest. Simple enough.
"I enjoy being just one of 53 on the team." - Aaron Rodgers
Offline steveishere  
#8 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:36:58 AM(UTC)
steveishere

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 50
Applause Received: 1,077
He will get better at returning im sure with experience. What I mostly care about and why I dont care if he stays is hes been sure handed.
Offline nerdmann  
#9 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:51:38 AM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,078
Applause Received: 756
Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
My concern with Jeremy Ross is his decision making on when to or not to take the ball out of the end zone and when to fair catch.



My concern is him not muffing punts.
“Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while…you do them right all the time.”
Offline Porforis  
#10 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:12:25 AM(UTC)
Porforis

Rank: Senior Member
United States
Joined: 8/22/2009(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Applause Given: 178
Applause Received: 359
Originally Posted by: Dulak Go to Quoted Post
Sad thing is cobb is the better catcher and returner - but Mike McCarthy obviously wants to save him for his plays on the offense (WR, slant runner and scat back) - which I cant blame him - he is Awesome.

Id be happy if ross just catches the ball and doesnt bobble it.


The other problem is that the dumb new rules = it's extremely rare you won't get the ball 8 yards deep in your own endzone. Cobb or no Cobb, you don't return that shit.
UserPostedImage
Offline wpr  
#11 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:30:12 AM(UTC)
wpr

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,284
Applause Received: 1,581
If the return game is the worst problem GB faces this season it will be an awesome year in deed.

At most we are talking about a difference of 5-8 yards. Aaron can make that up in his sleep. After all the worst the starting field position the more Aaron can pad his stats. In retrospect that must be the real reason why Mike doesn't want Cobb returning kicks since he is trying to help Aaron break every Favre record on the books.
UserPostedImage
Offline gbguy20  
#12 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 1:42:56 PM(UTC)
gbguy20

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 224
Applause Received: 294
Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
My concern with Jeremy Ross is his decision making on when to or not to take the ball out of the end zone and when to fair catch.



same.

He also seems slow as shit.
call me Dan
Offline SINCITYCHEEZE  
#13 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:07:26 PM(UTC)
SINCITYCHEEZE

Rank: Member
United States
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 162
Applause Received: 110
Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
If the return game is the worst problem GB faces this season it will be an awesome year in deed.

At most we are talking about a difference of 5-8 yards. Aaron can make that up in his sleep. After all the worst the starting field position the more Aaron can pad his stats. In retrospect that must be the real reason why Mike doesn't want Cobb returning kicks since he is trying to help Aaron break every Favre record on the books.


So what you are trying to say is Poorer Return Game=Greater STAT-WHORING!!!!!!Flapper LOL [laughing] [roflmao]
Wisconsin Born, Packer Bred
UserPostedImage
Offline wpr  
#14 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:36:13 PM(UTC)
wpr

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,284
Applause Received: 1,581
Originally Posted by: SINCITYCHEEZE Go to Quoted Post
So what you are trying to say is Poorer Return Game=Greater STAT-WHORING!!!!!!Flapper LOL [laughing] [roflmao]


oSmile

:-"
UserPostedImage
Offline Laser Gunns  
#15 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 5:50:23 PM(UTC)
Laser Gunns

Rank: Member
United States
Joined: 9/30/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 45
Applause Received: 278
it bugs me that we are wasting a roster spot on this guy.

i'm sure there are WRs out there that can return kicks AND not contribute on offense.

this guy brings nothing.


MintBaconDrivel

Dec, 11, 2012 - FOREVER!
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages12>
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


Recent Topics
1m / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / shield4life

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Bigbyfan

28-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

28-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

28-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

27-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

27-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Yerko

27-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

27-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

26-Feb / Announcements / Zero2Cool

26-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / warhawk

26-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / porky88

26-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan


Tweeter