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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 6:03:40 AM(UTC)
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The Green Bay Packers defense has struggled the last few weeks — that's putting it lightly — even though they have the talent to be a lot better. The Packers' defense started out strong during the first half of the season, but tackling issues have been one of the biggest issues for the team the
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Offline wpr  
#2 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 6:30:03 AM(UTC)
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I can live with handing Capers his release. I don't see it coming until after the season. His time was up a cou[le of years ago.
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#3 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 6:34:12 AM(UTC)
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Offline Mucky Tundra  
#4 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 6:37:05 AM(UTC)
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I can live with Capers being handed his walking papers. It seems like over the past 2-3 years when this team REALLY needed a defensive stop/big play/something created from nothing from the booth it hasn't happened.
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Offline play2win  
#5 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 6:54:34 AM(UTC)
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To me, this seems a bit premature. We are currently 21st in run D, 12th in pass D, and 12th in scoring D. That is through a lot of adversity due to injury.

If Mike McCarthy can simply close the deal on some of these teams by pounding the football, we might be able to steal a few wins with Rodgers on the mend. McCarthy has to stop treating 2nd and 3rd string QBs like he does his NFL MVP. Run the damn football and score some points. You have THREE 100 yd/game rushers on your roster!

Last week Wallace threw the game away, this week Tolzien threw it away. FAR more passing than there should have been, opening us up to disaster, and two losses.

McCarthy is demoralizing his own team with all of these impossible pass plays. I mean, c'mon. Your 2nd and 3rd stringers are not going to complete 70% of those like he is mistakenly imagining.

Out goes the defense again, heads down….

Trust me, I am not liking what I am seeing on D, but I am not liking what I am seeing on O more.
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#6 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 7:36:09 AM(UTC)
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Is another coach going to keep our DBs from losing the WR or a ball bouncing up into the WR hands? Sorry but the defense played pretty well. Three TDs on long plays, one being a fluke. Three plays accounting for 130 of 228 passing yards. We still need a FS to replace Collins.
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Offline play2win  
#7 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 7:41:34 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: PackFanWithTwins Go to Quoted Post

We still need a FS to replace Collins.


That's the biggie right there PackFanWithTwins! A need that we had going into this season, as well as last season. Maybe, maybe, Sean Richardson gets a look now that he is cleared to play. I'm not going to hold my breath, but, it is possible the kid could do something positive back there.

This is one of the reasons why I wanted Ted to bring in a veteran S in FA or via trade.

I agree with you too, that we just witnessed two consecutive weeks of fluke plays that killed us. Both McCown and Foles were throwing up prayers that became receptions and scores.
Offline cheeseheads123  
#8 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 8:03:45 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
To me, this seems a bit premature. We are currently 21st in run D, 12th in pass D, and 12th in scoring D. That is through a lot of adversity due to injury.

If Mike McCarthy can simply close the deal on some of these teams by pounding the football, we might be able to steal a few wins with Rodgers on the mend. McCarthy has to stop treating 2nd and 3rd string QBs like he does his NFL MVP. Run the damn football and score some points. You have THREE 100 yd/game rushers on your roster!

Last week Wallace threw the game away, this week Tolzien threw it away. FAR more passing than there should have been, opening us up to disaster, and two losses.

McCarthy is demoralizing his own team with all of these impossible pass plays. I mean, c'mon. Your 2nd and 3rd stringers are not going to complete 70% of those like he is mistakenly imagining.

Out goes the defense again, heads down….

Trust me, I am not liking what I am seeing on D, but I am not liking what I am seeing on O more.


Running the ball was not working this week especially when the Packers fell behind.
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Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#9 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 8:06:43 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: cheeseheads123 Go to Quoted Post
Running the ball was not working this week especially when the Packers fell behind.


I think not being able to run, had more to do with having Lang a C, Taylor at G and Newhouse at T.
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Offline play2win  
#10 Posted : Monday, November 11, 2013 8:12:37 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: cheeseheads123 Go to Quoted Post
Running the ball was not working this week especially when the Packers fell behind.


Yeah, but 3rd and 3 from the 5? Give the RB the ROCK!

3rd and 1 from the 24? Give the RB the ROCK!

3rd and 2 from the 17? Give the RB the ROCK!

1st and goal from the 9? You don't pass 3 times!!!

McCarthy laid a lot of pressure on his 3rd string QB calling THOSE plays. Jonathan Franklin rushed for over 100 yds against CIN, and has not really seen the field since on O. I do not get that.

Lacy has the most success running the ball to the left side of our OL. That was still in tact if I'm not mistaken. Why not keep running? Eventually they bust for a big gain.

44 pass attempts? Really?
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