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Offline DarkaneRules  
#16 Posted : Friday, July 4, 2014 11:43:57 AM(UTC)
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StarrMax nailed it. The Packers have a plan on defense that I cannot wait to see unveiled. All the information seems to point an increased use of sub-packages, guys moving around, and the defense as a whole becoming more versatile in their packages.

All indications from the team is that the players will start training at the position with the least amount of transition from what they did in college. After they show the ability to play that position, they will consider moving them around and/or trying other positions.

They did this with Brad Jones when they moved him from OLB to ILB, and most of us assume they will do the same with Bradford.
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#17 Posted : Friday, July 11, 2014 12:42:49 PM(UTC)
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How pissed is he? I can't shake the feeling that this guy is going to be a bust. But if he becomes a solid special teams player it won't be that bad.


Since when can a 4th rounder be a bust lol
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#18 Posted : Friday, July 11, 2014 12:55:05 PM(UTC)
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Since when can a 4th rounder be a bust lol


Since always? It's all relative. I generally expect 4th rounders to contribute to the team. If they do little-to-nothing, it's disappointing and they could be labeled a bust. The magnitude of the bust isn't as big as a first round pick, but still a bust, imo.
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#19 Posted : Friday, July 11, 2014 1:07:01 PM(UTC)
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Since always? It's all relative. I generally expect 4th rounders to contribute to the team. If they do little-to-nothing, it's disappointing and they could be labeled a bust. The magnitude of the bust isn't as big as a first round pick, but still a bust, imo.


If he doesn't make the 53, I suppoose I can see your point. If he makes the 53 and is a solid "breath" player and contributes on special teams, I wouldn't expect a whole bunch more out of him for his rookie year.
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#20 Posted : Friday, July 11, 2014 1:15:42 PM(UTC)
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If he doesn't make the 53, I suppoose I can see your point. If he makes the 53 and is a solid "breath" player and contributes on special teams, I wouldn't expect a whole bunch more out of him for his rookie year.


I can agree with that, but I was talking more in terms of his entire career as a Green Bay Packer. I definitely don't expect much from him his rookie year, but that's to be expected.
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#21 Posted : Friday, July 11, 2014 1:31:52 PM(UTC)
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I really wish they were keeping this guy at ILB to give the defense a similar look of what Desmond Bishop used to bring. I just don't see him excelling in the OLB position but here's to him proving me wrong.[cheers]
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