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DanJustDan29  
#1 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 10:53:03 AM(UTC)
http://www.nfl.com/news/...ots-nfl-return-at-age-35

I loved the way he ran, veteran RB who can handle the football.
Zero2Cool  
#2 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 11:05:26 AM(UTC)
Thanks for the link, but next time can you add more than one line please? Geez ... what you think this place is a hot link bed for every other website out there? :P lol

Ahman Green said:
I've got at least five years left in me to play football. I came into the league in special teams and I'd have no problem doing that again. Playing special teams in kickoff coverage, punt coverage. Just put me anywhere. I'm a football player first. That's something my dad always reminded me. 'You're a football player, not just a running back.'


I'll say what everyone is going to say ... Special Teams is for young guys learning the ropes, not old guys not able to let go. I am genuinely concerned for Ahman Green because it's clear he has not found something to take the place of football in his life.
vikesrule  
#3 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 1:29:15 PM(UTC)
Ahman Green?......Pfft

The Packers really need to bring back Ahmad Carroll.
DakotaT  
#4 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 3:48:36 PM(UTC)
vikesrule said: Go to Quoted Post
Ahman Green?......Pfft

The Packers really need to bring back Ahmad Carroll.


When was the last time the Vikings placed a cornerback on the all pro team?

Since69  
#5 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 4:41:12 PM(UTC)
I love the way he ran, too. Hard. Angry. Always looking downfield for someone to hit.

That was too long ago, though. He's 35. From a morale standpoint, we might as well cut every other running back on the team if we sign him.

Sorry, Ahman.
Porforis  
#6 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 4:45:06 PM(UTC)
vikesrule said: Go to Quoted Post
Ahman Green?......Pfft

The Packers really need to bring back Ahmad Carroll.


Not sure the joy you would get from the Vikings scoring points in the double-digits against the Packers is worth the roster spot.
nerdmann  
#7 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 5:07:00 PM(UTC)
If we needed a guy, I'd give him a shot.

Like that one year when Grant appeared out of nowhere in week 10. If it was a situation like that, I'd let him come in and see what he could do.

There might be a team out there for him. Then again, Grant only got a couple looks and he's much younger.
El3ment12  
#8 Posted : Thursday, May 17, 2012 8:48:15 PM(UTC)
Man I loved Ahman Green. Such a great RB
DakotaT  
#9 Posted : Friday, May 18, 2012 6:08:03 AM(UTC)
Green had the rare combination of outstanding strength and size combined with outstanding speed; and the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield. He was a monster, and underpaid in Green Bay for his production. For a five year stretch, he was the top back in the league and it was in Favre's prime too - where are our Lombardis for that era? It still pisses me off to this day what a pussy Sherman was in controlling the Diva.

Thankfully, the Sherminator paid Green to come to Houston to be on IR for two years - and Green should not need to play football anymore. It was considered one of the top ten worst free agent signings of all time.

I would have an aneurism if the Packers signed Ahman Green right now.
Zero2Cool  
#10 Posted : Friday, May 18, 2012 6:32:34 AM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Green had the rare combination of outstanding strength and size combined with outstanding speed; and the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield. He was a monster, and underpaid in Green Bay for his production. For a five year stretch, he was the top back in the league and it was in Favre's prime too - where are our Lombardis for that era? It still pisses me off to this day what a pussy Sherman was in controlling the Diva.

Thankfully, the Sherminator paid Green to come to Houston to be on IR for two years - and Green should not need to play football anymore. It was considered one of the top ten worst free agent signings of all time.

I would have an aneurism if the Packers signed Ahman Green right now.


When you throw in these, I find it difficult to put Ahman Green in the top ten, lol.

  • Albert Haynesworth
  • Joe Johnson
  • Neil O'Donnell
  • Alvin Harper
  • Dale Carter (Broncos)
  • Scott Mitchell
  • Nate Odoms (Seahawks)
  • Jeff Garcia (Browns)
  • Chuck Smith
  • Dana Stubblefield (Redskins)
  • David Boston
  • Andre Rison (Browns)
  • Yancey Thigpen
  • Deion Sander (Redskins)
  • Gabe Wilkins
  • Larry Brown
  • Lawrence Phillips (failed block ended Steve Youngs career)



DakotaT  
#11 Posted : Friday, May 18, 2012 4:13:00 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
When you throw in these, I find it difficult to put Ahman Green in the top ten, lol.

  • Albert Haynesworth
  • Joe Johnson
  • Neil O'Donnell
  • Alvin Harper
  • Dale Carter (Broncos)
  • Scott Mitchell
  • Nate Odoms (Seahawks)
  • Jeff Garcia (Browns)
  • Chuck Smith
  • Dana Stubblefield (Redskins)
  • David Boston
  • Andre Rison (Browns)
  • Yancey Thigpen
  • Deion Sander (Redskins)
  • Gabe Wilkins
  • Larry Brown
  • Lawrence Phillips (failed block ended Steve Youngs career)





I think Green was on the NFL network's top ten list for bad free agent signings. They called him a thief and he should have been sent to prison.
Zero2Cool  
#12 Posted : Friday, May 18, 2012 5:00:13 PM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
I think Green was on the NFL network's top ten list for bad free agent signings. They called him a thief and he should have been sent to prison.


The same NFL Network that has Tim Tebow ranked higher than Hall of Famer's? Let me think of how much stock I put into that ...
blueleopard  
#13 Posted : Saturday, May 19, 2012 1:16:07 AM(UTC)
Didn't the man proudly RETIRE as a Packer?
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