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Offline Gaycandybacon  
#26 Posted : Wednesday, November 27, 2013 3:37:34 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: luigis Go to Quoted Post
I still see Jones as inconsistent. He has some fantastic games mixed with games where he just disappears. It's early but I think Boykin is a much better WR than Jones.


I'll say Boykin has been a better WR this year than Jones. But Jones had the most receiving TDs a year ago in the league... I think he has something like 36 TDs in his career. I won't say he is a better WR than Jones yet.

I love Boykins size though, something we haven't had at receiver, maybe even TE (except Finley) for a long time. Jordy has all the things you want in a WR, but Boykin is turning into our receiving threat this year.

Can't wait to see us with Nelson, Jones, Cobb, and Boykin on the field at once.
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#27 Posted : Thursday, November 28, 2013 9:31:02 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: QCHuskerFan Go to Quoted Post
Not sure what your real question or issue is. Are you saying that the Packers have 4 WR in the Top 68 because of injuries? Sub Par players are picking up the slack for injuries? If so, which are the uninjured sub par players; Nelson or Boykin?

I think many people would say that was a good group of WR in 2005. Unfulfilled potential, to be sure. But talented. I'm missing your point, I guess.

Do you not think quality depth is a viable measurement for best WR groups? Do you feel it only matters who your #1 WR is?

Are you arguing that we don't have one of the best groups of WR in 2013? Are you claiming that Seneca Tolzien and Scott Wallace (intentional) are covering up for WR deficiencies?



All in all i am saying injuries can play into the stats and also its hard to compare because like the care with the Lions, do you really need a 4th wr when you have Megatron that can beat up almost defense by himself which in turn makes the 2nd better and so fourth. I am not saying we don't have a good group but is it the best or top 5 I don't think so. All we can do is have opinions because there really isn't a way to prove otherwise. You can come up with one point with catches and I just say it is because they are playing for injured players. Or you have other teams that use their backs and TEs more than WRs. I guess there is no right or wrong answer to this.
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#28 Posted : Thursday, November 28, 2013 1:34:52 PM(UTC)
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We were so good that Ted decided to cut Jeremy Ross. Now we have Boykin and Myles White. Thank you TT.
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#29 Posted : Thursday, November 28, 2013 6:51:07 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
We were so good that Ted decided to cut Jeremy Ross. Now we have Boykin and Myles White. Thank you TT.


I stand behind that.
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#30 Posted : Thursday, November 28, 2013 8:01:51 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
We were so good that Ted decided to cut Jeremy Ross. Now we have Boykin and Myles White. Thank you TT.


I'm too lazy to go back and look but are you saying that you were the ONLY one here who was against Ross being cut. Somehow I doubt that.

Now you are blaming Ted Thompson for doing something that everyone, including yourself most likely, were demanding he do.

I respect your right to have your opinion but that doesn't mean I agree with it or respect you for having it.
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#31 Posted : Thursday, November 28, 2013 8:12:21 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
We were so good that Ted decided to cut Jeremy Ross. Now we have Boykin and Myles White. Thank you TT.


Yes, let's bemoan the fact that Ted Thompson cut the Fumble Machine who was very limited in the offensive game and kept a large, physical WR who has chemistry with our starting QB and one of the backups.
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#32 Posted : Friday, November 29, 2013 7:36:45 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
I can't type fast enough to chat, so I will put my accumulated thoughts here.

These were the two best teams in the NFL, and in a lot of ways, we out played 'em. The blown replay of 3rd down by the refs is a convenient excuse, but the turnovers and bonehead plays by Ross on the returns were the real keys. I would not be at all surprised to see Ross cut before next week.



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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
We were so good that Ted decided to cut Jeremy Ross. Now we have Boykin and Myles White. Thank you TT.
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#33 Posted : Friday, November 29, 2013 11:32:31 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Then ...



Now ...


Thanks zero, I figured there was something back there regarding Ross. In fairness to TPB he did not say we should cut Ross, only that he admitted to the bonehead play and he would not be surprised to see him cut.

It is possible that TPB has always been totally against Ross being cut just like he said a day or so ago.

I respect your right to have your opinion but that doesn't mean I agree with it or respect you for having it.
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#34 Posted : Friday, November 29, 2013 11:53:47 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
We were so good that Ted decided to cut Jeremy Ross. Now we have Boykin and Myles White. Thank you TT.



Jeremy Ross: 6 Receptions, 67 yds, 1 TD
Jarrett Boykin: 34 Receptions, 513 yds, 2 TDs

Thank you, TT
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