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.
21 Pages«<1516171819>»
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#241 Posted : Monday, July 14, 2014 1:15:05 PM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
I understand. Again, though, the reasons I gave to do it where never countered properly. Side issues were raised. The 10% thing is a fact and can't be challenged. So, in essence dealing 2 1st's for a superstar is not crazy, even though I was told that is was, repeatedly. I understand you may not think Graham is as good as I think he is...that is one thing, but to say "nobody ever did it" so it's stupid is what's stupid. History is on my side. Someone reading would be moving quickly to the cap side or losing Cobb or some side issue. None of that is a given. The "that's dumb"...or "we'll lose Cobb"..."too much cap"...are all things that are not factual reasons not to do it. Anything can be dumb to anyone if that's what they want it to be. I just think it's easily defendable to do this above the strong objections to the contrary.

Here's the latest...no appeal?

http://profootballtalk.n...ham-ruling-not-expected/
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#242 Posted : Monday, July 14, 2014 4:22:06 PM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
Jimmy G. did appeal after all... and then there's this from Adam Schefter...

Adam SchefterVerified account
‏@AdamSchefter
Saints and Jimmy Graham closing in on long-term deal to make him highest-paid TE in NFL history. Now optimism deal done by Tues deadline.
Offline PWT36  
#243 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:24:43 AM(UTC)
PWT36

Rank: Rookie
United States
Joined: 10/20/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5
Applause Received: 32
uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
Jimmy G. did appeal after all... and then there's this from Adam Schefter...

Adam SchefterVerified account
‏@AdamSchefter
Saints and Jimmy Graham closing in on long-term deal to make him highest-paid TE in NFL history. Now optimism deal done by Tues deadline.


uffda udfa

Today (Tuesday) Jimmy Graham reached a 4 year deal, $40m with the Saints. The Star New Orleans receiver will get $20 to $21m guaranteed over the 4 year contract Graham is now the highest paid Tight end in the NFL.

This 4 year deal will Graham will give him a shot at Free Agency when is 31 years old. So ends your topic about the Packers making a trade with Saints for Graham. Of coarse, every knowledgeable Packer fan knew The Packers would never make a trade with the Saints for Graham.

thanks Post received 2 applause.
Zero2Cool on 7/15/2014(UTC), DoddPower on 7/15/2014(UTC)
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#244 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:24:07 AM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
PWT36 said: Go to Quoted Post
uffda udfa

Today (Tuesday) Jimmy Graham reached a 4 year deal, $40m with the Saints. The Star New Orleans receiver will get $20 to $21m guaranteed over the 4 year contract Graham is now the highest paid Tight end in the NFL.

This 4 year deal will Graham will give him a shot at Free Agency when is 31 years old. So ends your topic about the Packers making a trade with Saints for Graham. Of coarse, every knowledgeable Packer fan knew The Packers would never make a trade with the Saints for Graham.



LOL! Yes, I saw that. I guess you're referring to me, as well. I knew this wouldn't happen...but I would've done it. The question was would YOU trade for Jimmy Graham? The answer was yes and still is yes even though I knew we wouldn't be doing it.

Offline steveishere  
#245 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:25:01 AM(UTC)
steveishere

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 53
Applause Received: 1,157
I guess none of the great minds in the NFL thought it was such a good idea.
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#246 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:08:36 AM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
I guess none of the great minds in the NFL thought it was such a good idea.


I guess the illusion that you're going to find 2 Jimmy Graham's in the 1st round was too strong... we know, in our case, the odds of getting a player the caliber of Jimmy Graham next year will be 10% or less. I know, personally, I'd rather fight to the death that I'd rather have Sherrod and Nick Perry over Jimmy Graham.
Online TheKanataThrilla  
#247 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 11:35:31 AM(UTC)
TheKanataThrilla

Rank: Member
Canada
Joined: 9/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 277
Applause Received: 221
uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
I guess the illusion that you're going to find 2 Jimmy Graham's in the 1st round was too strong... we know, in our case, the odds of getting a player the caliber of Jimmy Graham next year will be 10% or less. I know, personally, I'd rather fight to the death that I'd rather have Sherrod and Nick Perry over Jimmy Graham.


Actually all you need to find a 1/2 Jimmy Craham in the first round for 2 years. And you can still spend $10M on a free agent.

thanks Post received 1 applause.
Dexter_Sinister on 7/15/2014(UTC)
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#248 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:10:56 PM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
TheKanataThrilla said: Go to Quoted Post
Actually all you need to find a 1/2 Jimmy Craham in the first round for 2 years. And you can still spend $10M on a free agent.



Right, you get two swings with a 10% chance, each and a 54% chance with each of those that they'll be players who aren't busts like Jamal Reynolds or Justin Harrell. So, you'll probably get one decent starter vs. pairing a superstar with Aaron in the backside of his prime.

Offline StarrMax1  
#249 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:26:51 PM(UTC)
StarrMax1

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 5/9/2014(UTC)
Location: Toledo
Applause Given: 92
Applause Received: 83
uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
Right, you get two swings with a 10% chance, each and a 54% chance with each of those that they'll be players who aren't busts like Jamal Reynolds or Justin Harrell. So, you'll probably get one decent starter vs. pairing a superstar with Aaron in the backside of his prime.



Congratulations you have managed to spam this forum for 2 weeks, with all your useless minutia content and you convinced absolutely no one that Jimmy Graham was worth 2 1st rnd picks and 10 mil a year.

You Go Boy!!!!!!

Hey now you can turn all your attention to The Packers letting Ted Thompson walk.

Oh lord i just realized Ted is signed through 2015, which means you have 2 years to bring up meaningless and useless stats trying to convince the Packer nation that, "by god this time I AM RIGHT, and you all are wrong".

Hell that thread may reach 100 pages!!!!!!

Go for it, If anything, you can be proud everytime you log on to see your name at the top of THE post list!!!

CAN'T WAIT!!!!!!
RollEyes
thanks Post received 2 applause.
DoddPower on 7/15/2014(UTC), Dexter_Sinister on 7/15/2014(UTC)
User is suspended until 5/30/2015 8:27:35 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#250 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:30:07 PM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Honored Member
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 755
Applause Received: 1,535
I'm starting to think StarrMax1 doesn't care for Uffda! Hey Zero, make yourself useful and lock this sucker down. Graham signed for 4 X $40M.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
StarrMax1 on 7/15/2014(UTC), DoddPower on 7/15/2014(UTC)
Offline mi_keys  
#251 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:46:44 PM(UTC)
mi_keys

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 265
Applause Received: 419
uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
The 10% thing is a fact and can't be challenged.


[laughing] [laughing] [laughing] [laughing] [laughing]


uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
Javon Walker was as talented, if not more talented than any WR Ted Thompson drafted.


uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
Right, you get two swings with a 10% chance, each and a 54% chance with each of those that they'll be players who aren't busts like Jamal Reynolds or Justin Harrell.


By the way, that "statistic" you keep posting as objective fact (the one that is really just some asshole on the internet that listed every player for a 10 year period as either a bust or a hit with no discussion on methodology or reasoning) cites Javon Walker as a bust.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
DoddPower on 7/15/2014(UTC)
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#252 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:32:22 PM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
mi_keys said: Go to Quoted Post
[laughing] [laughing] [laughing] [laughing] [laughing]






By the way, that "statistic" you keep posting as objective fact (the one that is really just some asshole on the internet that listed every player for a 10 year period as either a bust or a hit with no discussion on methodology or reasoning) cites Javon Walker as a bust.


I agree with him...Javon Walker was a bust due to injury. As talented as we've seen in Green Bay in a long time, though.

Anyone who follows the draft for any period of years knows it's hard finding stud players in the draft in any round even the first. It was no shock to me that it's about a 50-50 proposition you're going to hit on a guy. and way less that they'll be a true superstar. I think that's pretty common sense if you've watched enough drafts.

I'll count Ha Ha as one of the first rounders we could've dealt for Graham and then see who we get next year and see in a few years if it would've been smarter to have Ha Ha and next year's #1 or Jimmy G. My money is Jimmy G. being the better of the two options.
Offline mi_keys  
#253 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:23:44 PM(UTC)
mi_keys

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 265
Applause Received: 419
uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
I agree with him...Javon Walker was a bust due to injury. As talented as we've seen in Green Bay in a long time, though.


Yet you were happy to point him out in defense of Sherman...

And the fact that Walker was a bust largely, if not entirely due to injury, is important context for that subjective opinion you keep asserting as objective fact.
User is suspended until 5/4/2015 9:03:19 PM(UTC) uffda udfa  
#254 Posted : Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:16:41 PM(UTC)
uffda udfa

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 4/25/2014(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 182
Applause Received: 208
mi_keys said: Go to Quoted Post
Yet you were happy to point him out in defense of Sherman...

And the fact that Walker was a bust largely, if not entirely due to injury, is important context for that subjective opinion you keep asserting as objective fact.


Yes, I was happy to point him out in defense of Sherman and I stand by what I said about him...Javon Walker was as talented of a WR as we've seen in Green Bay in a long time and sadly injury ruined the guy.

I appreciate your misguided obsession with trying to prove me wrong at every turn but you're doing yourself a disservice with posts like this.
Offline mi_keys  
#255 Posted : Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:08:13 AM(UTC)
mi_keys

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 265
Applause Received: 419
uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
I appreciate your misguided obsession with trying to prove me wrong at every turn but you're doing yourself a disservice with posts like this.


[laughing] You're comedic gold, mate.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
21 Pages«<1516171819>»
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
gbguy20 (43m) : century link is a bunch of idiots
gbguy20 (2h) : definitely my end.
gbguy20 (2h) : *to get my last post to go thru
gbguy20 (2h) : Is the problem with this site on my end or your end? Everytime I try to post the "Connection resets" it took me 20 minutes to get my lost t
Zero2Cool (7h) : Nice, thanks!
gbguy20 (7h) : no i've seen it the right way all along. I just wanted to let you know it looks good.
Zero2Cool (9h) : thanks btw
Zero2Cool (9h) : Did you just try it on larger resolution now? Hit CTRL F5, tweaked something earlier lol
gbguy20 (10h) : the site looks fantastic on a larger resolution. zero, you have done a fantastic job with this site.
Zero2Cool (12h) : Probably 1024x768 which is fine, I was just curious.
Zero2Cool (12h) : Oh, so you only see one column, instead of three? You have your screen set to small resolution.
texaspackerbacker (3-May) : too answer your question, long overdue, Z2C, it comes in at the bottom of posts next to "Recent Topics" and just above the 2015 schedule and
Zero2Cool (3-May) : No reason to single someone out like that. And every one is loooooooooose
greengold (3-May) : How to respond to a thread titled "Packers doomed to loose."? It's uffda without spelling or punctuation.
Zero2Cool (3-May) : It's up to coaches to make rookies into something.
beast (3-May) : I think I remember fans giving an F for Rodgers draft as well
Smokey (3-May) : TT's Draft rates F-
beast (2-May) : And the race to sign UDFA is officially on!
Zero2Cool (2-May) : Finally, folks are USING the REPORT feature. THANK YOU. Makes it soo much easier and more efficient.
Smokey (2-May) : Through 3 rounds, GB=F- draft grade
Smokey (2-May) : Z2C, you live in GB, please punch TT in the nose for me. Please !
Smokey (2-May) : AHHHHH !!
Mucky Tundra (1-May) : tbh i'd be more concerning about his weight than him blazing up
Zero2Cool (1-May) : More than just the weed/weight. Off some boards. Problematic to pick.
Zero2Cool (1-May) : andy Gregory's issues: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000488780/article/concern-exists-on-gregory-handling-pro-footballs-mental-rigors
dhazer (1-May) : so what tweener will we draft tonight?
Cheesey (1-May) : Happy B-day Sincity!
Zero2Cool (1-May) : Denzel Perryman falling to Packers at #62 = goodpoop
uffda udfa (1-May) : Dawson's Creek and his 4.9 40 is coming to GB in R2
uffda udfa (1-May) : DL and LB are WEAK but do you want TT trying to fix it?
Smokey (1-May) : Round 2, let us hope for better !
Smokey (30-Apr) : Yes ! The Chat Room is very OPEN !!
Zero2Cool (30-Apr) : Today's Birthdays: SINCITYCHEEZE (54)
Zero2Cool (30-Apr) : Fantasy Sports Talk
Mucky Tundra (30-Apr) : where is the predict the pick at?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2015 Schedule
Sunday, Sep 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Sep 20 @ 7:30 PM
SEAHAWKS
Monday, Sep 28 @ 7:30 PM
CHIEFS
Sunday, Oct 4 @ 3:25 PM
at 49ers
Sunday, Oct 11 @ 12:00 PM
RAMS
Sunday, Oct 18 @ 3:25 PM
CHARGERS
Sunday, Oct 25 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Sunday, Nov 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Broncos
Sunday, Nov 8 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Sunday, Nov 15 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 22 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Thursday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
BEARS
Thursday, Dec 3 @ 7:25 PM
at Lions
Sunday, Dec 13 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Sunday, Dec 20 @ 3:05 PM
at Raiders
Sunday, Dec 27 @ 3:25 PM
at Cardinals
Sunday, Jan 3 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS

Recent Topics
41m / Green Bay Packers Talk / mi_keys

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Bigbyfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Laser Gunns

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Laser Gunns

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Wade

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Gilligan

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast


Tweeter