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.
3 Pages123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline nerdmann  
#1 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2012 8:08:40 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,143
Applause Received: 772
PFT

Quote:
Benson was wearing a protective boot on his left foot after the game and said he will have more tests on it on Monday, but he also said X-rays did not show any broken bones, and he’s confident he doesn’t have the dreaded lisfranc injury, which could end a running back’s season.

“I was able to walk on it,” Benson told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Guys who have had [the lisfranc injury] usually can’t.”
thanks Post received 1 applause.
zombieslayer on 10/7/2012(UTC)
Sponsor
Offline zombieslayer  
#2 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2012 9:05:30 PM(UTC)
zombieslayer

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
Thanks Nerd.

Time for Green and/or Starks to step up for a week then and let Benson heal. I don't think Benson will be out more than a few weeks, top.
Offline go.pack.go.  
#3 Posted : Sunday, October 7, 2012 9:09:40 PM(UTC)
go.pack.go.

Rank: Registered
Joined: 11/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 44
Hopefully he'll be fine. Our offense really went down hill after he got hurt today. It changed the way that McCarthy was calling the game.
Offline macbob  
#4 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 5:26:42 AM(UTC)
macbob

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2013PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2012FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 10/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 342
Applause Received: 284
zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
Thanks Nerd.

Time for Green and/or Starks and/or Kuhn to step up for a week then and let Benson heal. I don't think Benson will be out more than a few weeks, top.


Agreed, zombie...
Offline zombieslayer  
#5 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:09:48 AM(UTC)
zombieslayer

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
macbob said: Go to Quoted Post
Agreed, zombie...


I don't think [mm] likes Kuhn for carrying the load. Why? I don't know. But he never seems to give Kuhn a shot.

I would LOVE to see a game where Kuhn gets 15+ carries. We'll see it with Benson. Heck, we might even see it with Green or Starks next week. But [mm] never gives Kuhn that opportunity.
Offline nerdmann  
#6 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 2:54:49 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,143
Applause Received: 772
PFT

Quote:
During his Monday press conference, Packers coach Mike McCarthy ruled Benson out of this week’s game against the Texans as a result of the injury. There’s no timetable for his return to action, which leaves the Green Bay running game in the hands of John Kuhn, Alex Green and James Starks, who was inactive on Sunday.


Looks like Green should be getting a shot.
Offline Porforis  
#7 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 3:37:48 PM(UTC)
Porforis

Rank: Senior Member
United States
Joined: 8/22/2009(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Applause Given: 181
Applause Received: 364
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
PFT



Looks like Green should be getting a shot.


He showed promise on his long run, but besides that he showed exactly what we've been getting out of GB RBs for years: Can run through holes, but can't slip between two people and fall forward on every play after contact is initiated rather than going down. That's not saying that Green and Starks suck or anything of the like, it says more about how impressed I was with Benson's ability to make one cut and go, and always push forward for that extra yard or three.
Offline nerdmann  
#8 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 5:22:42 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,143
Applause Received: 772
Porforis said: Go to Quoted Post
He showed promise on his long run, but besides that he showed exactly what we've been getting out of GB RBs for years: Can run through holes, but can't slip between two people and fall forward on every play after contact is initiated rather than going down. That's not saying that Green and Starks suck or anything of the like, it says more about how impressed I was with Benson's ability to make one cut and go, and always push forward for that extra yard or three.


Agreed. Benson's a pro at getting yards consistently.

I'd like to see that from Green and Starks.
Offline RaiderPride  
#9 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:16:47 PM(UTC)
RaiderPride

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/17/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 155
Applause Received: 236
Out for 8 weeks, probably the season according to MNF.

Like I said... This team is Snake Bit.
Offline RajiRoar  
#10 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:17:27 PM(UTC)
Laser Gunns

Rank: Member
United States
Joined: 9/30/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 45
Applause Received: 283
Schefty just reported on MNF that Benson has a Lisfranc injury and that he will need surgery? possibly season ending.

BRANG BAK RYUN GRANIT!
Offline buckeyepackfan  
#11 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:20:37 PM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Lima, Ohio
Applause Given: 426
Applause Received: 521
Well they just reported on ESPN(halftime ) that Benson is out a minimum of 8 weeks and if determined he needs sugery his season is over.

James Starkes better be ready to go.

Personally I would like to see more of Alex Green and Brandon Saine, probably gonna get my wish, because Starkes hasn't proven he can be the every down back The packers have been looking for.

Plenty of early season hurdles to get over, we'll see what this team is made of the next 12 weeks.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Pack93z on 10/9/2012(UTC)
Offline RaiderPride  
#12 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:21:28 PM(UTC)
RaiderPride

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/17/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 155
Applause Received: 236
RajiRoar said: Go to Quoted Post
Schefty just reported on MNF that Benson has a "Liz frank??" injury and that he will need surgery?


Liz Frank, she had nothing to do with it.


Lisfranc Injury.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisfranc_injury

Offline zombieslayer  
#13 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:22:18 PM(UTC)
zombieslayer

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
Time to [aiee] ?
Offline zombieslayer  
#14 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:23:28 PM(UTC)
zombieslayer

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
RaiderPride said: Go to Quoted Post
Out for 8 weeks, probably the season according to MNF.

Like I said... This team is Snake Bit.


Maybe we can offer Finley to the 'Skins for Ryan Grant.
Offline buckeyepackfan  
#15 Posted : Monday, October 8, 2012 7:29:49 PM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Lima, Ohio
Applause Given: 426
Applause Received: 521
zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
Maybe we can offer Finley to the 'Skins for Ryan Grant.


Think Well I don't know about that, but I see Grant had 1 carry for 5yds so he probably is still pretty fresh!!! Laugh

Starkes, Green, & Saine.

Time for these boys to step up.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Users browsing this topic
Guest (2)
3 Pages123>
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


Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / FLORIDA PACKER88

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / OlHoss1884

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

27-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

27-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / packerfanoutwest

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey


Tweeter