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Online Zero2Cool  
#151 Posted : Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:41:35 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: zombieslayer Go to Quoted Post
On another note, notice that Mike McCarthy would rather err on the side of aggression? Some people think that's a bad thing but I say they couldn't be more wrong.


I notice people saying Mike McCarthy is too conservative. This notion of observing aggression is refreshing.

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#152 Posted : Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:48:35 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
I notice people saying Mike McCarthy is too conservative. This notion of observing aggression is refreshing.



Who says he's too conservative? How many other coaches besides Sean Payton regularly take chances with onside kicks? How many other coaches have as high a percentage of going on 4th down? How many other coaches take as many shots downfield as we do?

(I'm agreeing with you. I'm wondering who's disagreeing with us).
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#153 Posted : Tuesday, March 20, 2012 1:57:49 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: zombieslayer Go to Quoted Post
Who says he's too conservative? How many other coaches besides Sean Payton regularly take chances with onside kicks? How many other coaches have as high a percentage of going on 4th down? How many other coaches take as many shots downfield as we do?

(I'm agreeing with you. I'm wondering who's disagreeing with us).


Personally, I feel Mike McCarthy errs on the side of aggression more so than conservative. As for whom feels he's too conservative, I can't name names, but I know it runs wild in the chat room during gameday. I think it's more so from the "Madden" group of Packers fans than anything. You know the type, who never punt, even if they are 65 yards away from scoring.
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#154 Posted : Saturday, March 24, 2012 6:32:10 PM(UTC)
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seattle DT Anthony Hargrove visited GB on Friday
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#155 Posted : Saturday, March 24, 2012 8:01:56 PM(UTC)
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seattle DT Anthony Hargrove visited GB on Friday


He was on the Saints before Seattle wasn't he?

What is the possibility of a suspension for his participation in the bounty program?
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#156 Posted : Sunday, March 25, 2012 12:08:09 AM(UTC)
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yes and my guess is its slim to none that anyone but vilma gets suspended

but ur guess is as good as mine
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#157 Posted : Monday, March 26, 2012 3:00:00 PM(UTC)
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Demetrius Bell - LT for the Bills is coming in for a visit. I wonder if Ted would just give him Clifton's money?

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#158 Posted : Monday, March 26, 2012 3:13:43 PM(UTC)
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Just heard about Bell coming in this week for a visit. Apparently the Bills have an offer, but he wants to play elsewhere. There's something about him being injury prone too.

http://www.nfl.com/playe...emetriusbell/804/profile
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#159 Posted : Monday, March 26, 2012 3:52:07 PM(UTC)
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#160 Posted : Monday, March 26, 2012 6:24:22 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Just heard about Bell coming in this week for a visit. Apparently the Bills have an offer, but he wants to play elsewhere. There's something about him being injury prone too.

http://www.nfl.com/playe...emetriusbell/804/profile

He's a good player, though. He’s the starting left tackle next year if the Packers were to sign him. He had a very solid 2010 season.
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