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Offline DakotaT  
#31 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 5:27:23 AM(UTC)
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musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
Despite what Ted said in that quote, I think how he drafted the last 2 years is much more telling about his feelings towards Finley. Whether it be due to injuries, his mouth, or the combo platter, to me it's clear that Ted has reservations about resigning Finley.


Good post!

To expand on it, we'll see who is going to get resigned first: Sitton, Raji, Matthews, Finley, Nelson, Rodgers redo. If Finley gets left to last, I think he'll be gone.
Offline bboystyle  
#32 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 8:44:45 AM(UTC)
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nothing bad at all and definitely not on TO's level of shit talking
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#33 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 10:38:48 AM(UTC)
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For me it has nothing to do with the football field or thinking his talk would affect the outcome at all. As a fan of the team I prefer to have players not be arrogant jerks. As Zero said, I don't mind him saying Packers are looking great, but to single out a person and use their role as a position to say that they aren't worthy enough to talk. I don't agree with belittling people, you can disagree with someone's opinion, but how does him being a backup have anything to do with it? Especially when Finley's stat line looked a lot like a backup last season.



This is such a non-issue. He's being an arrogant jerk..? Trash talk is just part of the game.

And if Finley is healthy, he's going to back up his talk with his production this year.
Offline pack_in_black  
#34 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 11:58:31 AM(UTC)
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musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
Despite what Ted said in that quote, I think how he drafted the last 2 years is much more telling about his feelings towards Finley. Whether it be due to injuries, his mouth, or the combo platter, to me it's clear that Ted has reservations about resigning Finley.



By the same logic, Ted thinks Clifton runs his mouth a little too much, cause he's spent 2 first round picks on tackles. And he's planning a contingency for Woodson and/or Williams talking their way out of town, cause he's drafting and signing cornerbacks...
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#35 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:04:51 PM(UTC)
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DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Good post!

To expand on it, we'll see who is going to get resigned first: Sitton, Raji, Matthews, Finley, Nelson, Rodgers redo. If Finley gets left to last, I think he'll be gone.



Of that group, Finley, Sitton, and Nelson expire after this year. I doubt Rodgers, Raji, or Matthews get new deals since they all have multiple years left on their deals.

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Offline go.pack.go.  
#36 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:02:07 PM(UTC)
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He didn't even say anything bad...I like his confidence. I don't understand why he gets called "little TO" every time he is mentioned in a topic.
Offline cooolbeans08  
#37 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 5:49:21 PM(UTC)
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By the same logic, Ted thinks Clifton runs his mouth a little too much, cause he's spent 2 first round picks on tackles. And he's planning a contingency for Woodson and/or Williams talking their way out of town, cause he's drafting and signing cornerbacks...


I also disagree with what he said, but this isn't the best counter. Clifton and Woodson are nearing retirement.
Offline kobe16  
#38 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 5:56:43 PM(UTC)
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Im glad Finley is confident, we just gotta hope he and the rest of the guys can back it up
Offline pack_in_black  
#39 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 7:32:54 PM(UTC)
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cooolbeans08 said: Go to Quoted Post
I also disagree with what he said, but this isn't the best counter. Clifton and Woodson are nearing retirement.


My point was that you draft for depth, not because you think your projected starter talks to much. I think it's more likely that he'd be concerned about Finley's health than his words, but we just don't know either way.
Offline Dexter_Sinister  
#40 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 7:45:15 PM(UTC)
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Anybody can claim what ever they want. It is pretty safe because Thompson sure won't let on what he is thinking. So nobody can say you are wrong.

Reading TT's mind is a pretty dodgy prospects in the best of circumstances.
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