Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
3 Pages<123>

Jacob  
#21 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 1:33:40 AM(UTC)
Finley better settle down, He'll be on thin ice if Ted Thompson sees him as a problem and our rookie TE continues to impress...........
RainX  
#22 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 5:34:09 AM(UTC)
I don't mind this team showing a bit of swagger coming off their Super Bowl win, but Finley needs to get back on the field and do what made him such a valuable asset in 2009 instead of running his mouth.
Zero2Cool  
#23 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:25:36 AM(UTC)
Jacob said: Go to Quoted Post
Finley better settle down, He'll be on thin ice if Ted Thompson sees him as a problem and our rookie TE continues to impress...........


I think Jermichael Finely might be okay, considering what Ted Thompson is saying.

Ted Thompson said:
Finley is very competitive guy on the field. He’s very outgoing in way he talks. I don’t mind that. You can sometimes cross the line but I haven’t seen J-Mike cross the line.
musccy  
#24 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:08:59 AM(UTC)
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.
Zero2Cool  
#25 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:11:21 AM(UTC)
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.


Very true. I wasn't really expecting Ted Thompson to say 'no comment' or anything that could devalue Jermichael Finley.
Cheesey  
#26 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:25:53 AM(UTC)
He SHOULD just let his actions on the field do his talking.
musccy  
#27 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:37:03 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Very true. I wasn't really expecting Ted Thompson to say 'no comment' or anything that could devalue Jermichael Finley.



You're exactly right, and I think that's a great point about the trade value of Finley (if they'd ever go that route). We all saw what happened with the Mets' owner and his comments this summer about his star players.

Zero2Cool  
#28 Posted : Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:42:23 AM(UTC)
Cheesey said: Go to Quoted Post
He SHOULD just let his actions on the field do his talking.


I'm sure he'd love to, if he could stay ON the field.
blueleopard  
#29 Posted : Friday, August 12, 2011 6:55:24 PM(UTC)
I like having Finley on the team because he provides an added dimension that you definitely have to gameplan against.

Which is a lot more than I can say about Nick Barnett.
Yerko  
#30 Posted : Friday, August 12, 2011 10:16:03 PM(UTC)
I'm going to back Finley on this comment(s) as well. Reason he is getting all the attention in the first place is because the media knows he will talk and give them some worthy trash talk. The trash talk is all around the league.

Finley's comments pretty much sum up my feelings as a Packers fan. The media was jumping all over the Eagles because of their free agent pick ups and Vince Young (a back up QB that has shown nothing in his NFL career) is declaring the Eagles a dream team.

Young placed the target, Finley hit the target.
User is suspended until 5/28/2018 11:54:40 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#31 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 5:27:23 AM(UTC)
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.
bboystyle  
#32 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 8:44:45 AM(UTC)
nothing bad at all and definitely not on TO's level of shit talking
cooolbeans08  
#33 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 10:38:48 AM(UTC)
Tezzy said: Go to Quoted Post
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.
pack_in_black  
#34 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 11:58:31 AM(UTC)
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...
pack_in_black  
#35 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 12:04:51 PM(UTC)
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.

LINK
go.pack.go.  
#36 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:02:07 PM(UTC)
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.
cooolbeans08  
#37 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 5:49:21 PM(UTC)
pack_in_black said: Go to Quoted Post
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.
kobe16  
#38 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 5:56:43 PM(UTC)
Im glad Finley is confident, we just gotta hope he and the rest of the guys can back it up
pack_in_black  
#39 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 7:32:54 PM(UTC)
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.
Dexter_Sinister  
#40 Posted : Saturday, August 13, 2011 7:45:15 PM(UTC)
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.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages<123>
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
hardrocker950 (1h) : That number will likely shrink a lot after this weekend
Zero2Cool (1h) : Damarious Randall and Josh Hawkins as the defense's top cornerbacks today.
Zero2Cool (1h) : 24 teams are still alive for playoffs in week 15...
buckeyepackfan (2h) : We have a winner! Zero tell Smokey what he has won! :)
Zero2Cool (2h) : that's the guy who wanted chagne of scenery i suppose
Zero2Cool (2h) : Marvin Lewis’ plans to leave his job as Bengals’ HC after this season
Zero2Cool (2h) : Packers have been using the 4-3 for awhile on defense.
Smokey (2h) : Tears for Fears
buckeyepackfan (3h) : Shout! Shout! Let it all out! Who sang it?
yooperfan (7h) : Game time weather: 48, PC wind sw at 4mph
yooperfan (7h) : "RUN THE TABLE"
yooperfan (7h) : Rise and shine Packers fans!
buckeyepackfan (8h) : THAT BAAAAAAAD MAN IS BACK!
buckeyepackfan (8h) : GAMEDAY! #assesagainstthewall!
buckeyepackfan (8h) : GOOD MORNING PACKER FANS!
Mucky Tundra (12h) : when did Saturday games become a thing again?
gbguy20 (12h) : Fucking game isn't on tv in MN
beast (13h) : Wait, why are you starting Christmas shopping early? ;p
Smokey (13h) : Been there, finished that .
Zero2Cool (13h) : if i were smarter, i would have started Christmas shopping before now'
Nonstopdrivel (16h) : What's the little red icon next to DakotaT's handle mean?
buckeyepackfan (17h) : he will be back on practice squad if nobody claims him
Nonstopdrivel (20h) : Callahan got the axe.
Porforis (16-Dec) : Or maybe Sub Capers?
Cheesey (16-Dec) : Oh my...THAT was FUNNY!
Zero2Cool (16-Dec) : Haha
TheKanataThrilla (16-Dec) : We need to call him _om Capers, because our D is non existant
Zero2Cool (16-Dec) : Panthers owner Jerry Richardson under investigation for workplace misconduct
Zero2Cool (15-Dec) : @Tricksyhobbitss Dom Capers is a storm trooper. Because his defense can't hit anything.
beast (15-Dec) : Packers once again facing some former Packers this season, OLVan Roten, DE Peppers and CB Gunter
beast (14-Dec) : Darn, and I was already worried about Spriggs possibly vs Peppers
Zero2Cool (14-Dec) : Jason Spriggs added to the injury report
Zero2Cool (14-Dec) : whoa
beast (14-Dec) : Packers are the only team to have less only 1 top 20 draft pick in the last decade... all other teams had more.
Zero2Cool (14-Dec) : McCarthy's last two conferences ... much more jovial than last two months, huge difference.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
5m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

20m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

34m / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

35m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

4h / Around The NFL / yooperfan

20h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

20h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Nonstopdrivel

20h / Around The NFL / greengold

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

16-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

16-Dec / Around The NFL / beast

16-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

15-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

15-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

Headlines