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.
3 Pages123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:04:27 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 130
Morgan Burnett has not done a whole lot during today's padded practice. Certainly he is physically limited.

What if it is a message though? What if Micah Hyde and Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix form a better tandem than Burnett with either? What do the Packers do with Burnett? Release him? Trade him? Drop him down the depth chart?


rotoworld said:
7/15/2013: Signed a five-year, $26.073 million contract. The deal contains $8.25 million guaranteed. Burnett is eligible for annual $300,000 workout bonuses in years two through five.

2014: $1.15 million (+ $1.5 million roster bonus due in March + $300,000 in per-game roster bonuses),
2015: $2.9 million (+ $300,000 in per-game roster bonuses),
2016: $3.8 million (+ $300,000 in per-game roster bonuses),
2017: $4.75 million (+ $300,000 in per-game roster bonuses),
2018: Free Agent
Offline steveishere  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:09:21 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 57
Applause Received: 1,471
No chance

It would cost 2m to cut him and he's the only S on the team with actual game experience at that position. He had a down year but he had 2 pretty good years before that. Way too premature to talk about cutting the guy.
thanks Post received 4 applause.
nerdmann on 7/30/2014(UTC), sschind on 7/30/2014(UTC), yooperfan on 7/30/2014(UTC), AbbaGav on 8/3/2014(UTC)
Offline DarkaneRules  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:21:14 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 299
Applause Received: 597
I hope Burnett is okay. He continues to watch practice from the sidelines.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Zero2Cool on 7/30/2014(UTC)
Offline Dulak  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:22:03 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 276
Applause Received: 139
ya he was great before the ball hand club thingy - hes been decent since but not great

like to see him back to his rookie year ability.

Im not sold on hyde yet - dont remember seeing him do much besides run a few back.

Offline Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:26:55 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,301
Applause Received: 3,527
steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
No chance

It would cost 2m to cut him and he's the only S on the team with actual game experience at that position. He had a down year but he had 2 pretty good years before that. Way too premature to talk about cutting the guy.


You're probably right that he will not be cut.

http://www.pro-football-...m/players/B/BurnMo99.htm

The increase in his numbers were solely due to every team having to pass the ball 40+ times in hopes of keeping up with the Packers. You remove that element and he's barely average. So he hasn't even really had one good year and he's entering his 5th season.

Sean Richardson and someone else would have to really come on strong for the Packers to move (e.g. trade) Burnett.

2013 PFF had 62 Safeties ranked higher than Burnett.
2012 PFF had 14 Safeties ranked higher than Burnett.
2011 PFF had 30 Safeties ranked higher than Burnett.


Yikes, that was depressing lol
Offline steveishere  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:01:32 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 57
Applause Received: 1,471
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
You're probably right that he will not be cut.

http://www.pro-football-...m/players/B/BurnMo99.htm

The increase in his numbers were solely due to every team having to pass the ball 40+ times in hopes of keeping up with the Packers. You remove that element and he's barely average. So he hasn't even really had one good year and he's entering his 5th season.

Sean Richardson and someone else would have to really come on strong for the Packers to move (e.g. trade) Burnett.

2013 PFF had 62 Safeties ranked higher than Burnett.
2012 PFF had 14 Safeties ranked higher than Burnett.
2011 PFF had 30 Safeties ranked higher than Burnett.


Yikes, that was depressing lol



Solely? Really? Bull, there's no question Burnett played better in 2012 and 2011 than he did last year. 2011 was his first year actually playing since he blew out his knee as a rookie then he took a good jump his next year and became a good starter. For whatever reason he did take a step back last year also remember he missed the first 4 weeks of the season with an injury so who knows if that affected him. If he's garbage again this year then yeah he's on the bubble especially with the competition we've got at the position now but he's still going to be our starting S this year.
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:37:49 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2014Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2015

United States
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 670
Applause Received: 489
I don't buy the low ranking thing; I don't buy the increasing negativity in general about Burnett; Aside from any lingering injury or physical stuff, I think Burnett's problem was lack of a second good Safety back there. Hopefully, this year he will have some quality back there with him, whichever of the other three it is. That $300,000 per game roster bonus is interesting, though. That's a LOT of money that could be saved by cutting him - although I really don't see it happening. I assume he would be due the roster bonus if he was put on IR and not cut, right? Anybody know for sure about that?
Offline Zero2Cool  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:43:26 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,301
Applause Received: 3,527
Burnett's position coach has said he worries too much about covering other peoples mistakes instead of his own position responsibilities. In other words, he's the opposite of A.J. Hawk who you tell him to be at this spot at this time, you know he is going to be there.


FS means Fragile Safety.
Is safety Morgan Burnett OK? He missed lot of practice.
McCarthy: I was told he tweaked his ankle.
Online nerdmann  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:57:57 AM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,321
Applause Received: 1,240
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Burnett's position coach has said he worries too much about covering other peoples mistakes instead of his own position responsibilities. In other words, he's the opposite of A.J. Hawk who you tell him to be at this spot at this time, you know he is going to be there.


FS means Fragile Safety.
Is safety Morgan Burnett OK? He missed lot of practice.
McCarthy: I was told he tweaked his ankle.


They know what they've got with Burnett. Why not get Hyde and Clinton-Dix some reps?
Offline DakotaT  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:33:25 PM(UTC)
Rank: Honored Member

United States
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 937
Applause Received: 1,913
This MintCanadianDrivel guy must be slow, real slow, to start such a ludicrous thread. Burnett will be one starter, and Ha Ha and Hyde will both be on the field a lot. I think the plan is for Hyde to start, but move to the slot in nickel and dime sub-packages. Ha-Ha will take the free safety position in the sub packages, unless he can beat out Hyde during training camp.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages123>
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 (27-May): Penguins are in the Finals!!
Zero2Cool (24-May): Slim Eddie Lacy!
Zero2Cool (11-May): Yeah I was kind of stunned myself. Gordon is pretty much done I believe
TheKanataThrilla (11-May): Wow they kept that secret since January. Impressive leak control.
Zero2Cool (10-May): A source confirmed that Gordon had microfracture knee surgery in January.
Zero2Cool (10-May): I think that surgery was done in Jan, not coming up.
TheKanataThrilla (10-May): Melvin Gordon gettting microfracture surgery.
IronMan (10-May): Curry is so fun to watch
uffda udfa (9-May): Packers waive DT Josh Boyd.
Zero2Cool (9-May): Dan Patrick is a good one, but geez his commercials are ear punishers.
Zero2Cool (9-May): Bill Michaels is good. Rome blows. Jay Mohr is weird.
Zero2Cool (9-May): He's one of the few I enjoy listening to. Albeit, on the short Fox Sports segments Sunday morning.
Pack93z (9-May): But he certainly invokes me wanting to turn the channel... yes... he does that well.
Pack93z (9-May): How... he might think outside the box, but fails to look at all aspects before forming an opinion. For me... he does not invoke thought... t
Zero2Cool (8-May): He's easily thought-provoking too. He thinks outside the box.
Pack93z (7-May): He got the opinionated part right at least... specious.
Pack93z (7-May): From his podcast page... what a crock of dog dung.... The Herd with Colin Cowherd is a thought-provoking, opinionated, and topic-driven jour
Porforis (7-May): SQLzbub
Zero2Cool (6-May): uh oh ---> Size of database: 666 MB
Zero2Cool (3-May): Packers annual shareholders meeting will be held on July 21 at 11 a.m.
Zero2Cool (2-May): Packers decline option on former first-round pick Datone Jones
Zero2Cool (2-May): For the public
Zero2Cool (2-May): OTA practices: May 24, June 2 and June 6
Smokey (1-May): Pecan Waffles !
gbguy20 (30-Apr): i like waffles
Mucky Tundra (30-Apr): mmm Waffles
IronMan (30-Apr): seriously. Waffle House
IronMan (30-Apr): Waffle House!
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): In unrelated news, a six figure sum was wired to Dr James Andrews bank account in the Cayman Islands
Zero2Cool (29-Apr): Dr. James Andrews, who examined Myles Jack in December, told the UCLA LB today that he does not need micro-fracture surgery.
wpr (29-Apr): 64321 is still available
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): thanks wpr, now i have to change it :(
wpr (29-Apr): Right. Mucky is 12346. Big difference.
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): because i'm smarter than he is ;)
Zero2Cool (29-Apr): 12345 didn't fare well for Tunsil, what makes you think it will for you?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Current Headlines

2016 Opponents
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 12:00 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
26m / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

28-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

27-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

27-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

27-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

27-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / civic

26-May / PH Special / OlHoss1884

25-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

25-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

24-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / warhawk

23-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

22-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

21-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT


Tweeter