Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, November 25, 2013 6:48:50 AM(UTC)
Jason Wilde said:
GREEN BAY — Mike McCarthy is keeping his options open.

The last time a Green Bay Packers backup quarterback came into the game and did OK, it was Scott Tolzien in relief of Seneca Wallace during the team's Nov. 11 loss to Philadelphia. In the aftermath of that game, McCarthy immediately named Tolzien the starter for the following week's game against the New York Giants.

That wasn't the case after Sunday's 26-26 tie, however, after Matt Flynn came on for an ineffective Tolzien with the Packers in a 20-7 third-quarter hole and completed 21 of 36 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown (85.2 rating).

Instead, McCarthy said he and the staff were going to immediately break down the tape on Sunday evening and start prepping for the Lions because of the quick turnaround.

"We'll make it Thursday. We're going to keep it a secret," McCarthy said, leaving room to wonder if he was being serious or not. "We're not going to let you (reporters) at practice."

Then, seemingly more forthcoming, he added, "I don't have an answer for you. You guys know my history. I don't usually play games like that. We'll evaluate it. We need to sit down as a staff, frankly, and talk about the things that went on today and how that affects our planning for Detroit. Just like we always do when we step away from the staff room, we'll do what's in the best interests of our football team and gives us the best chance to win."

It would seem that the combination of the decision to bench Tolzien and Flynn's strong performance would make it a no-brainer. But perhaps the wild card is the possibility that injured starter Aaron Rodgers, who sat out his third straight game with the broken collarbone he suffered Nov. 4 against Chicago, will be ready to play.

"I have no idea," McCarthy replied when asked if Rodgers could play. "I can't answer that for you right now."

For his part, Flynn was as in the dark as anyone else.

"I don't know what the plan is. I don't know if anyone's really thinking about the plan this second," Flynn said. "I know it's a quick turnaround this week with the Thanksgiving game. We'll see. I'm sure we'll know more tomorrow."
nyrpack  
#2 Posted : Monday, November 25, 2013 9:06:24 AM(UTC)
hoping arod comes back, but i admit flynn showed alot more then i expected and think he will start over st if needed !!
wpr  
#3 Posted : Monday, November 25, 2013 9:13:18 AM(UTC)
it will be Flynn.
DarkaneRules  
#4 Posted : Monday, November 25, 2013 11:15:50 AM(UTC)
The last word of this headline should be "publicly".
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 (2h) : Yes!!!!!
Porforis (3h) : "I said that too. Why don't you quote me?? I'm famous!" - Zero2Cool
Zero2Cool (6h) : I said that too. Why don't you quote me?? I'm famous!
uffda udfa (6h) : @ProFootballDoc says Rodgers could return Week 14 at earliest, and surgery speeds up return timeline.
Zero2Cool (7h) : McCarthy dropped a "bullshit" on packers.com stream. No delay apparently lol
Zero2Cool (7h) : @AaronNagler One thing is crystal clear: McCarthy is pissed at the way his team played yesterday.
Smokey (7h) : 2017 Packers are done , time to focus on the 2018 NFL Draft .
Zero2Cool (7h) : Mike McCarthy says Aaron Rodgers "suffered a significant injury". Will require surgery. Potentially season could be over.
Zero2Cool (7h) : McCarthy --Rodgers will have surgery. Potentially season is over.
Zero2Cool (7h) : NaVaorro Bowman will get his full-year salary from the 49ers AND get another $3 million from the Raiders.
Smokey (7h) : COOL !
Zero2Cool (8h) : added a links dropdown with some misc web links
Zero2Cool (8h) : Today's Birthdays: Laser Gunns (26)
Zero2Cool (9h) : #Packers have placed CB Quinten Rollins (ankle) on injured reserve to make room for QB Joe Callahan. Rollins was carted off yesterday.
Zero2Cool (11h) : ... no
Nonstopdrivel (13h) : Are you predicting a midseason collapse for the Eagles, Panthers, and Falcons?
Zero2Cool (15h) : Rodgers comes back week 16 to beat Vikings and secure home field advantage. It has been said, it will be done.
Nonstopdrivel (16h) : Romo's back wouldn't hold out two games behind the Green Bay line.
Zero2Cool (16h) : No one wants Tony Romo on Packers. Can we please stop this? It's already old.
uffda udfa (19h) : Tony Romo among those bandied about to replace Rodgers
beast (15-Oct) : Brit Favre is a lawyer now http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2481306-brittany-favre-mallion-daughter-of-a-qb-legend-creates-her-own-greatne
Zero2Cool (15-Oct) : dneedles12 I have covered the Packers for 30 years, watched them for almost 50. Never seen a game with this many injuries. #dontblametrainin
Smokey (15-Oct) : Where's Brit Favre , he's still got it .
Nonstopdrivel (15-Oct) : There's some speculation on Twitter that Green Bay might try to re-sign Bart Starr.
Zero2Cool (15-Oct) : Maybe having the starting OL intact wasn't so good.
Mucky Tundra (15-Oct) : BAKH AND BULAGA!
Zero2Cool (15-Oct) : Michael Beller ? @MBeller
Zero2Cool (15-Oct) : Jordy Nelson six TDs on 19 catches? That can’t help but slow down.
Zero2Cool (15-Oct) : OUT: CB Kevin King CB Davon House LB Ahmad Brooks OL Adam Pankey DT Montravious Adams LB Joe Thomas S Morgan Burnett
Zero2Cool (15-Oct) : First time this season that Aaron Rodgers will have both starting tackles Bryan Bulaga and David Bakhtiari..
buckeyepackfan (15-Oct) : GO! PACK! GO!
buckeyepackfan (15-Oct) : GOOD Mornimg Packer Fans! Gameday!
buckeyepackfan (15-Oct) : Brown us the new black!
Smokey (15-Oct) : Your just wrong Nerd, and you don't even know it .
nerdmann (15-Oct) : Blue is neutral.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
39m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

8h / Around The NFL / PackFanWithTwins

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

Headlines