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Offline Laser Gunns  
#16 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 1:14:29 PM(UTC)
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GOOD!

the spot will go to either a RB or WR with return ability.

Joe McKnight fits the bill, and was had a workout recently.

but I just can't see us not having 5 WR on the roster,

I don't think Johnson or Dorsey have experience as returners, so they will stay on the PS. Ted may have to go outside Wisconsin to pick up a guy.
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#17 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 2:02:38 PM(UTC)
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Chris Rainey works out for the Chiefs, runs in the low 4.3s.... kid was a dynamic open space player for the Gators in college.

He has some legal issues..


so you are saying he is not Packer People? Pass. ;P
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#18 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 2:44:11 PM(UTC)
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Rainey sounds good to me, but so far he has no link to the Packers at all - work out or whatever. McKnight also sounds good, and he did work out. I don't know anything about Hill. What is he - speed back, power runner, shifty?

With a strong chance of both Lacy and Starks coming back for the Detroit game in addition to Franklin, I don't think it is automatic they sign a RB. I still hope they don't use Cobb as the primary returner.
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#19 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 3:04:33 PM(UTC)
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texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
Rainey sounds good to me, but so far he has no link to the Packers at all - work out or whatever. McKnight also sounds good, and he did work out. I don't know anything about Hill. What is he - speed back, power runner, shifty?

With a strong chance of both Lacy and Starks coming back for the Detroit game in addition to Franklin, I don't think it is automatic they sign a RB. I still hope they don't use Cobb as the primary returner.


I agree about Cobb but one can't help but wonder if our W/L situation might be different (3-0 perhaps) had we left the duties up to him and done away with Ross from the start. I have to think that the only reason we stuck with Ross was because no one else stepped up and Mike McCarthy did not want to risk Cobb. A little less caution may have resulted in a win or two. Of course it may have resulted in 2 losses anyway along with the loss of a huge part of our offense as well. Its all water under the bridge now though.

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#20 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 3:30:51 PM(UTC)
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#21 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 5:58:35 PM(UTC)
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The Packers almost have to sign a WR to replace him. Like someone already said, I cannot see the Packers only keeping 4 receivers on the roster.
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#22 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 6:07:07 PM(UTC)
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The Packers almost have to sign a WR to replace him. Like someone already said, I cannot see the Packers only keeping 4 receivers on the roster.


I don't know, unlike years past, they are not running empty nearly as often. And when they do, it is more TE involvement. Even if they don't get a WR, they still have 7 receiving options, not including RB.
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#23 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 7:12:54 PM(UTC)
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I don't know, unlike years past, they are not running empty nearly as often. And when they do, it is more TE involvement. Even if they don't get a WR, they still have 7 receiving options, not including RB.


Is Bostick that much of a drop off at WR compared to Ross?
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#24 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 7:16:43 PM(UTC)
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so you are saying he is not Packer People? Pass. ;P



Shame on you

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#25 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 7:42:57 PM(UTC)
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#26 Posted : Tuesday, September 24, 2013 4:33:11 AM(UTC)
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Is Bostick that much of a drop off at WR compared to Ross?


I can't imagine how....
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#27 Posted : Tuesday, September 24, 2013 4:39:51 AM(UTC)
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#28 Posted : Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:36:31 PM(UTC)
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I don't know, unlike years past, they are not running empty nearly as often. And when they do, it is more TE involvement. Even if they don't get a WR, they still have 7 receiving options, not including RB.


What happens if 1 or 2 of our receivers get injured in a game? Do we just throw out any plays that require 3 receivers? You can't just throw a tightend over there and expect the same results. Tightends have enough to worry about memorizing their plays, doubt they know the routes of every receiver on every play. Also there's a difference between having a receiver run a certain route as planned, and having a tightend try to duplicate the same results. Going into a game with only four receivers is a bad move.

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#29 Posted : Tuesday, September 24, 2013 3:00:03 PM(UTC)
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Bigbyfan said: Go to Quoted Post
What happens if 1 or 2 of our receivers get injured in a game? Do we just throw out any plays that require 3 receivers? You can't just throw a tightend over there and expect the same results. Tightends have enough to worry about memorizing their plays, doubt they know the routes of every receiver on every play. Also there's a difference between having a receiver run a certain route as planned, and having a tightend try to duplicate the same results. Going into a game with only four receivers is a bad move.



If they lose 2 WRs they are going to do less 3+ WR stuff whether there's a Ross on the roster or not. They've been doing 95+% of their work with just 3 so far. Being shorthanded by 1 mostly useless WR for a single game won't make much difference.
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