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 nerdmann  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 5:43:14 AM(UTC)

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,320
Applause Received: 819
Darin Gantt said:
The Packers would love to not have to use Randall Cobb on punt returns. But they haven't found anyone better to do it. According to Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, special teams coach Shawn Slocum said Cobb and Micah Hyde are the options, and Cobb's first on the depth chart for a reason. Before...


I thought Janis was getting it done, but maybe they want a sure thing v the Seahawks.
Offline nyrpack  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:28:15 AM(UTC)

Rank: Member
Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Location: long island, ny
Applause Given: 5
Applause Received: 72
keep cobb healthy , let janis and maybe adams get a chance, if pack are up big in lets say game 2 against jets then let adams get some confidence !!
thanks Post received 2 applause.
yooperfan on 9/2/2014(UTC), nerdmann on 9/2/2014(UTC)
Online Zero2Cool  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:37:44 AM(UTC)

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

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,101
Applause Received: 2,667
I expect Randall Cobb to be focusing on WR by Week 2. The Packers coaches have said over and over again that starting off with a win is very important to them. I think this game has a touch of "revenge" with the Fail Mary deal. Even though it wasn't the Seahawks fault, I think the Packers, specifically Aaron Rodgers, will be aiming to light up the Seahawks.

I think Jeff Janis will be returning punts when they play the Jets.
Offline yooperfan  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:13:37 AM(UTC)

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 896
Applause Received: 412
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
I expect Randall Cobb to be focusing on WR by Week 2. The Packers coaches have said over and over again that starting off with a win is very important to them. I think this game has a touch of "revenge" with the Fail Mary deal. Even though it wasn't the Seahawks fault, I think the Packers, specifically Aaron Rodgers, will be aiming to light up the Seahawks.

I think Jeff Janis will be returning punts when they play the Jets.


I sincerely hope your thesis is correct.
I don't want to see Cobb returning punts on a regular basis.

Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:12:15 AM(UTC)

Rank: Administration
United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 108
Offline steveishere  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:35:16 AM(UTC)

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 53
Applause Received: 1,170
Cobb wasn't even that impressive of a punt returner last time he did it. Maybe he'll be better at it this year but doesn't seem worth the risk to me, just have someone who can catch it.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 9/2/2014(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 10:56:00 AM(UTC)

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,320
Applause Received: 819
steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
Cobb wasn't even that impressive of a punt returner last time he did it. Maybe he'll be better at it this year but doesn't seem worth the risk to me, just have someone who can catch it.


Janis has more speed, imo. I guess the main question is fielding it cleanly.
Offline DarkaneRules  
#8 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:17:00 PM(UTC)

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 245
Applause Received: 400
I like Cobb on punts. That's a good decision. For now. They got a starter on the Seahawks doing the same thing. We're not alone. Let's see if Cobb goes back to the success he had the first season he returned punts. That's what we're looking for.

Kickoffs are Harris and Janis. They can go back and forth with those guys. Janis will get his oppotunities but I like him better on kickoff returns. Again, for now.
Offline DoddPower  
#9 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:59:59 PM(UTC)

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2011

Rank: Veteran Member
United States
Joined: 9/24/2007(UTC)
Location: Visalia, CA
Applause Given: 2,488
Applause Received: 641
I don't like it much, but hopefully he mostly fair catches the ball. The Packers offense can move the ball on their own 90% of the time.
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#10 Posted : Tuesday, September 2, 2014 7:15:34 PM(UTC)

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 18
Applause Received: 583
Does anyboyd have statistics an how many punt returners have been injured while returning punts and what type of injuries they recieved? Returning kicks is where the biggest hits on returners happen.

Over the last few years, the average for the team is about 30 actual punts where there was a return. So if they are divided between Hyde and Cobb, we are looking at 15 or so additional plays where he might get hit.
Offline nyrpack  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:10:05 PM(UTC)

Rank: Member
Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Location: long island, ny
Applause Given: 5
Applause Received: 72
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
I expect Randall Cobb to be focusing on WR by Week 2. The Packers coaches have said over and over again that starting off with a win is very important to them. I think this game has a touch of "revenge" with the Fail Mary deal. Even though it wasn't the Seahawks fault, I think the Packers, specifically Aaron Rodgers, will be aiming to light up the Seahawks.

I think Jeff Janis will be returning punts when they play the Jets.


ill second that one !!
Offline Yerko  
#12 Posted : Wednesday, September 3, 2014 3:42:35 PM(UTC)

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 10/15/2008(UTC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Applause Given: 178
Applause Received: 314
Smart move. We are all eventually going to love seeing Janis become the official returner of the Packers but let's not throw him to the wolves where he is most likely going to be vulnerable of a rookie mistake. I tried looking for it but there was a statistic showing Seattle as one of the best punt coverage teams last season.

Cobb won't make the mistakes that have been made by others and he also won't drop the punt which has happened far too much this preseason. He'll suffice for week 1.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 9/3/2014(UTC)
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 (27-May) : Double Post error is fixed for now.
Zero2Cool (26-May) : I'll look into it later after work.
Zero2Cool (26-May) : Submitting a Post or new Topic is failing to redirect, but posts are submitted.
Smokey (25-May) : Let us remember the Men/Women who served in our nations military on this their Memorial Day.
Porforis (23-May) : Had the most horrible dream that the Packers were playing the Bears and LOST. Immediately realized it was a dream ;)
Mucky Tundra (22-May) : why not?
Zero2Cool (22-May) : Yes sir, but you can't ignore admins.
gbguy20 (21-May) : is there an ignore feature on this forum?
Smokey (15-May) : Rest in Peace B.B.King ! The thrill will never leave us !
Cheesey (14-May) : I really enjoyed the "Mr. Rodgers" sweater he wore!
Cheesey (14-May) : I can't believe Aaron missed the "Harley/Davidson" question!
gbguy20 (13-May) : if he lost i blame ted thompson
gbguy20 (13-May) : did he win or did his defense let him down
Smokey (12-May) : Aaron Rodgers on Jeopardy tonight. Don't miss it !
Zero2Cool (12-May) : boomies boom!!
gbguy20 (11-May) : good evening
Zero2Cool (10-May) : Start a topic in feedback explaining how to produce this error please. No shout about it.
Smokey (10-May) : I'd like to report that your reporting system won't allow reports. A catch 22 reporting sys.
Smokey (9-May) : There are dozens of WR list for 2015 available or will be. Fantasy Draft more than 3 months away.
Zero2Cool (9-May) : He wants to get the upper hand in his league is all.
greengold (9-May) : Smokey, are you drunk?
Smokey (9-May) : Post your TOP 20 Fantasy Receivers today !
Zero2Cool (9-May) : Today's Birthdays: voiceofreason (30)
greengold (7-May) : La'el Collins to Cowboys on UDFA deal. That's one way to get around the salary cap!!!
TheKanataThrilla (7-May) : La'el Collins signs with the Cowboys
Smokey (7-May) : Unitas would have been 82 today, it was my good fortune to see him play. Those Unitas / Starr matchups were golden.
Zero2Cool (6-May) : woohoo
gbguy20 (5-May) : i think its fixed now :)
Zero2Cool (5-May) : lol
gbguy20 (4-May) : century link is a bunch of idiots
gbguy20 (4-May) : definitely my end.
gbguy20 (4-May) : *to get my last post to go thru
gbguy20 (4-May) : 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 (4-May) : Nice, thanks!
gbguy20 (4-May) : no i've seen it the right way all along. I just wanted to let you know it looks good.
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
14m / Green Bay Packers Talk / mi_keys

23m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / packerfanoutwest

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mi_keys

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann


Tweeter