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Offline nerdmann  
#11 Posted : Friday, June 6, 2014 9:11:45 PM(UTC)
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I was high on Jeremy Thompson. I thought he would have been a very good OLB for the new Capers system. Never proved it though.

As for Butler, he was great, but his career wasn't shortened appreciably. He was already getting up there.
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I was high on Jeremy Thompson. I thought he would have been a very good OLB for the new Capers system. Never proved it though.

As for Butler, he was great, but his career wasn't shortened appreciably. He was already getting up there.


ya I remember thompson also = never got the chance ... lump him collins and now finley into the neck injury - writing them off and making money
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#13 Posted : Saturday, June 7, 2014 6:10:53 AM(UTC)
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I really miss Bishop. For a couple years there if we needed a big play or a big stop the guy was always there. He's as much the reason we won the Superbowl as anyone else on that team. Even the years we had a bad D he never let up like the players did last year. Dude was always 100%. He's about the only guy on either side of the ball who came to play against the Giants in the 2011 playoffs. Funny thing is he's a FA but I think that hamstring injury basically ended his career.
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Javon Walker. I think quite a few of us do not appreciate the true talent that kid had. Favre recognized it and said he was the best WR except Sharpe.


The injury, plus (this is speculation on my end) having an agent ruining his mind is what ruined his career with the Packers. Then when he was traded to the Broncos he was inches away from a tragedy and i think that pretty much says it all for him.
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#15 Posted : Saturday, June 7, 2014 9:16:19 AM(UTC)
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Javon Walker is a good one... He was mega talented but he was dumb as gum. A wonderlic 7...and I happened to cross his path long ago and had a conversation with him. What a nice but not real bright guy.

I do think that is right on...the best we've had since Sharpe.
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Sadly, for Sterling's sake, he was known as a first class prick so the odds he's voted in aren't real strong. That shouldn't play a role in voting, but it does.



Are you sure you're not confusing him with his brother?

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uffda udfa said: Go to Quoted Post
Javon Walker is a good one... He was mega talented but he was dumb as gum. A wonderlic 7...and I happened to cross his path long ago and had a conversation with him. What a nice but not real bright guy.

I do think that is right on...the best we've had since Sharpe.


I got him to sign a frisbee golf disc of mine at a bar in Green Bay once. As you said, nice enough guy, all the talent in the world, but lacking a bit between the ears.

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musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
Are you sure you're not confusing him with his brother?



Positive. Sterling Sharpe embargoed the media as a rookie. He never spoke to them.

EDIT: Here's a little taste of just how bad Sterling Sharpe was perceived...I have to type it out because I can't cut and paste from the link... From:

Packers by the Numbers: Jersey Numbers and the Players who Wore Them
By John Maxymuk

When Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Columnist Bud Lea was asked who were the biggest jerks he dealt with in his nearly 50 years covering the Packers, he rated Sterling Sharpe number one.
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#19 Posted : Sunday, June 8, 2014 11:36:21 AM(UTC)
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http://leftoverhotdog.co...sharpe-ass-of-asses.html

"To say former USC and NFL standout wide receiver Sterling Sharpe is a jerk is like saying New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is curt. It’s accurate, but it doesn’t begin to describe the depths of self-righteousness their egos have plumbed."

check this out
Offline uffda udfa  
#20 Posted : Sunday, June 8, 2014 11:43:09 AM(UTC)
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gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
http://leftoverhotdog.com/articles/football/sterling-sharpe-ass-of-asses.html

"To say former USC and NFL standout wide receiver Sterling Sharpe is a jerk is like saying New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is curt. It’s accurate, but it doesn’t begin to describe the depths of self-righteousness their egos have plumbed."

check this out


LOL! I read that piece! Also, I read an excerpt from another book... it said Sterling who was famous for being a dick when approached for an autograph would come in every week to bags full of mail and post cards. He would sit at his locker and sign every single request he received. The writer of that book said... "That was the enigma that was Sterling Sharpe."

A media member once saw Sterling Sharpe at the SuperBowl and put someone up to saying HEY, THAT'S STERLING SHARPE just so he could say loudly back where Sterling could hear it... WHO CARES? Not a nice thing to do but it shows the level of hatred Sterling inspired.
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