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Offline Zero2Cool  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, October 9, 2012 10:14:50 AM(UTC)
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The NFL has 7 QB's with 15 or more drops.

Aaron Rodgers has 17, Drew Brees has 19 and Brandon Weeden has 21!

The only QB with 100+ rating is Peyton Manning who has 15+ drops.


Three WR have more drops than Jordy Nelson who has 5.

One TE has more drops than Jermichael Finely who has 5, as do Jimmy Graham and Brandon Pettigrew.

Jason Witten leads TE with six drops.

Randall Cobb and Donald Driver each have two drops. Driver has been targeted six times with three catches. OUCH!

James Jones has 1 drop and leads the team with 5 TD's. No one else has more than 1 receiving TD.
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#12 Posted : Tuesday, October 9, 2012 10:16:58 PM(UTC)
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I wanna see the dropped INTs


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#13 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:45:04 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: RajiRoar Go to Quoted Post
I wanna see the dropped INTs


Same. I just watched the game back. I think I've seen about 5 this game. We had about 20 opportunities to lock this one up, but just squandered them all away.
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:48:43 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Rockmolder Go to Quoted Post
Same. I just watched the game back. I think I've seen about 5 this game. We had about 20 opportunities to lock this one up, but just squandered them all away.


Yes. Had one of those INTs been caught, we'd probably be celebrating the win.
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#15 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:05:12 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Rockmolder Go to Quoted Post
Same. I just watched the game back. I think I've seen about 5 this game. We had about 20 opportunities to lock this one up, but just squandered them all away.


That is what is really irritating about this loss. Can't just point to one thing. Defense made plays, only for the offense not to capitalize. The offense scored and got in position only for Crosby to miss. And plays were made only to be nullified by penalties (bad ones a couple times).
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Offline Pack93z  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:31:12 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: PackFanWithTwins Go to Quoted Post
That is what is really irritating about this loss. Can't just point to one thing. Defense made plays, only for the offense not to capitalize. The offense scored and got in position only for Crosby to miss. And plays were made only to be nullified by penalties (bad ones a couple times).


Summed up just about perfectly.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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Offline RajiRoar  
#17 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:41:48 PM(UTC)
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y u no


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Offline Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Thursday, October 18, 2012 7:42:34 AM(UTC)
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The numbers from ProFootballFocus suggest Jermichael Finley is not being overly force fed the ball. Three guys within one target and of course Jordy Nelson running away with 11 more targets. Also, this might add some evidence why Donald Driver isn't targeted more too.
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Offline doddpower  
#19 Posted : Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:33:49 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
The numbers from ProFootballFocus suggest Jermichael Finley is not being overly force fed the ball. Three guys within one target and of course Jordy Nelson running away with 11 more targets. Also, this might add some evidence why Donald Driver isn't targeted more too.


Yikes. Please keep Driver on the bench as much as possible. There should be VERY few packages where Driver is on the field over Jennings, Nelson, Jones, or Cobb. I would usually say Finley too, but Finley doesn't seem to be very good anymore. Perhaps Driver could replace him in some packages.

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#20 Posted : Thursday, October 18, 2012 11:54:49 AM(UTC)
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Here is a pretty good summary of Finley (partially pertaining to drops) from Jersey Al.

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For Green Bay Packers fans, there has been no more controversial player during the past few years than tight end Jermichael Finley. His boisterous personality and recent penchant for dropped passes have clashed significantly with the perception of his physical talents and work ethic. And while we like to believe that on-field performance trumps off-field attitude, there’s no bigger catalyst for the disgruntled fan than when both start to head south.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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