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.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline beast  
#1 Posted : Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:25:23 PM(UTC)
beast

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 323
Applause Received: 371
JSOnline said:
Coach Mike McCarthy has never had a group that could be called great under James Campen, the unit’s longtime position coach. Will this be the year?


I thought this article on the OL was better than most, trying to compare the OLs some since 2000.

If the Packers OL can stay healthy, and improve a little bit, this could be the best OL that Packers have seen recently (which would be 2011 according to this article (which would be the last time Bulaga stayed healthy)) which would make sense, since the Packers lost Scott Wells and Bulaga hasn't played 10 games in a season since then...
Sponsor
Offline DarkaneRules  
#2 Posted : Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:41:09 PM(UTC)
DarkaneRules

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 240
Applause Received: 397
I want to see more consistency from the center position. I want a guy that can handle Justin Smith over the course of a game. One of these young guys must step up and deliver.
Offline yooperfan  
#3 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 2:02:18 AM(UTC)
yooperfan

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 874
Applause Received: 406
beast said: Go to Quoted Post
I thought this article on the OL was better than most, trying to compare the OLs some since 2000.

If the Packers OL can stay healthy, and improve a little bit, this could be the best OL that Packers have seen recently (which would be 2011 according to this article (which would be the last time Bulaga stayed healthy)) which would make sense, since the Packers lost Scott Wells and Bulaga hasn't played 10 games in a season since then...


Unfortunately there is that little issue of not having a center that has snapped a ball in an NFL game.

thanks Post received 1 applause.
musccy on 7/21/2014(UTC)
User is suspended until 5/30/2015 8:27:35 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#4 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 6:24:29 AM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Honored Member
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 755
Applause Received: 1,535
yooperfan said: Go to Quoted Post
Unfortunately there is that little issue of not having a center that has snapped a ball in an NFL game.



Yeah I don't think going into the season with a green rookie at the most important O-line position is a good thing. Let's hope Tretter doesn't shit himself. I do like having an Ivy League kid there though, hopefully he can be as good as Matt Birk (fingers crossed).
Offline beast  
#5 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 10:28:17 AM(UTC)
beast

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 323
Applause Received: 371
DarkaneRules said: Go to Quoted Post
I want to see more consistency from the center position. I want a guy that can handle Justin Smith over the course of a game. One of these young guys must step up and deliver.


I'm not sure if you're putting those together or not, and I could be wrong about this but I thought Justin Smith normally worked against OGs and OTs more so than Centers.

yooperfan said: Go to Quoted Post
Unfortunately there is that little issue of not having a center that has snapped a ball in an NFL game.


I don't know why, but I'm extremely calm about the Center position since the draft... I think it's because the coaches seem fully confident in Tretter (that or maybe just because I haven't seen him play yet and not worried for some reason).

And at least we haven't heard Rodgers bring up butt heights or sweaty butts with Tretter (yet) ... can't say the same about the former Center.

DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Yeah I don't think going into the season with a green rookie at the most important O-line position is a good thing. Let's hope Tretter doesn't shit himself. I do like having an Ivy League kid there though, hopefully he can be as good as Matt Birk (fingers crossed).


We're going into the season with a green rookie at LT again? ... but seriously isn't LT the most important O-line position? I'm hoping the OTs stay healthy...


Offline nerdmann  
#6 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:35:43 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,243
Applause Received: 806
Agreed about the C position.

Last year the staff was confident in the backup QB depth. lol I'm also interested in how LT pans out. Can Bakhtiari pick up where he left off?
Offline yooperfan  
#7 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 1:26:07 PM(UTC)
yooperfan

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 874
Applause Received: 406
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Agreed about the C position.

Last year the staff was confident in the backup QB depth. lol I'm also interested in how LT pans out. Can Bakhtiari pick up where he left off?


LT will be interesting.
If Bakhtiari gets a case of the sophomore slump hopefully Sherrod can step in.
I had pretty much written him off but now I'm pulling for him to give the Pack something.

User is suspended until 5/30/2015 8:27:35 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#8 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 1:26:19 PM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Honored Member
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 755
Applause Received: 1,535
beast said: Go to Quoted Post


We're going into the season with a green rookie at LT again? ... but seriously isn't LT the most important O-line position? I'm hoping the OTs stay healthy...




Which guy calls out all the audibles and adjustments to the blocking schemes?
Offline beast  
#9 Posted : Sunday, July 20, 2014 2:40:15 PM(UTC)
beast

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 323
Applause Received: 371
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Which guy calls out all the audibles and adjustments to the blocking schemes?


Aaron Rodgers...? ... I know you're suggesting that the Center makes the audibles and adjustments and I know Scott Wells did, Jeff Saturday probably did... but I don't remember hearing that Evan Dietrich-Smith made the adjustments or audibles... more than Aaron Rodgers could make any and all adjustments.

Also I think I remember reading an articles about Josh Sitton having to step up and be more involved in the leadership after Wells left and about Sitton being the leader of the OL... though I don't remember about audibles or adjustment in that either.

So honestly I don't know... but Rodgers might do it when he's going adjustments/audibles as Mike McCarthy said Rodgers has full control of the offense. And I still think LT could make a strong case for most important OL position... which is why on average across the NFL, they usually get paid the most. And I assume teams normally pay the position they think is most important, the most money.

Edit: It's be very interesting to know if the new center would be making the judgments and setting the adjustments and audibles or someone else is. My guess is someone with more time in the NFL, but I don't know who they had doing it.
Offline musccy  
#10 Posted : Monday, July 21, 2014 10:54:48 AM(UTC)
musccy

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 5/7/2009(UTC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Applause Given: 399
Applause Received: 363
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Agreed about the C position.

Last year the staff was confident in the backup QB depth. lol I'm also interested in how LT pans out. Can Bakhtiari pick up where he left off?


You beat me to the punch on this one. Fans were worried about Seneca and company last year, but the perceived calm in the offices at 1265 was supposed to comfort the masses. Calm doesn't mean there isn't a storm looming.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 7/21/2014(UTC)
Offline Wade  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, July 22, 2014 8:38:33 AM(UTC)
Wade

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 8/1/2009(UTC)
Location: nowhere of importance
Applause Given: 776
Applause Received: 779
All I can say is ...

[duh] [duh] [wallme] [wallme] [roflmao] [roflmao] [wtf]
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
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
Zero2Cool (7h) : lol
gbguy20 (9h) : century link is a bunch of idiots
gbguy20 (10h) : definitely my end.
gbguy20 (11h) : *to get my last post to go thru
gbguy20 (11h) : 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 (15h) : Nice, thanks!
gbguy20 (16h) : no i've seen it the right way all along. I just wanted to let you know it looks good.
Zero2Cool (18h) : thanks btw
Zero2Cool (18h) : Did you just try it on larger resolution now? Hit CTRL F5, tweaked something earlier lol
gbguy20 (18h) : the site looks fantastic on a larger resolution. zero, you have done a fantastic job with this site.
Zero2Cool (21h) : Probably 1024x768 which is fine, I was just curious.
Zero2Cool (21h) : 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
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
3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / texaspackerbacker

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Poppa San

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Laser Gunns

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Gilligan

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

4-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

4-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast


Tweeter