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Offline Pack93z  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:51:08 AM(UTC)

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That opens a roster spot... Daniel Muir anyone?

http://profootballtalk.n...-with-ability-to-return/

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With a bunch of injuries creating uncertainty on the roster heading into their trip to Houston this weekend, the Packers made a move to open up a roster spot on Wednesday.

Coach Mike McCarthy announced that running back Cedric Benson has been placed on injured reserve as a result of the foot injury he picked up against the Colts in Week Five. Benson has been given the designation to return, so he will be eligible to start practicing with the team in six weeks and could play again in eight weeks if his foot has healed up enough to allow it. That’s about the same amount of time it is believed Benson will need to heal up so the move doesn’t have much downside for the Packers.

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#2 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:01:57 PM(UTC)

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I would bring him in too. Don't know why we didn't keep him over some guys like Sean Richardson or Lattimore or dare I say a 6th Reciever?? Not knocking any players, but he would of and can be a great backup to Raji. Ecspecially for Raji's injury woes.
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:08:35 PM(UTC)

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Muir just signed with the Jets today. Who's next?

click me
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#4 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:47:40 PM(UTC)

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GermanGilbert said: Go to Quoted Post
Muir just signed with the Jets today. Who's next?

click me


Lawrence Guy?
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#5 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:50:30 PM(UTC)

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Lawrence Guy?


think he's on IR
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#6 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:57:32 PM(UTC)

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think he's on IR


Guy Lawrence DE is on the practice squad. Could be a choice if Raji isn't playing, or Borel if Jennings isn't going to make it or Bostick. I don't see them going outside the practice squad.

This also could be a move that would open a spot for Quarless, Sherrod or Zombo to come back also.
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#7 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:11:49 PM(UTC)

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Guy Lawrence DE is on the practice squad. Could be a choice if Raji isn't playing, or Borel if Jennings isn't going to make it or Bostick. I don't see them going outside the practice squad.

This also could be a move that would open a spot for Quarless, Sherrod or Zombo to come back also.


I would rather see whats on the market rather than those guys. Honestly our TE and LB cores are fine, and idk how much Sherrod would be an improvement other than depth plus he is coming off a broken leg. Lawrence Guy could help us, but I fear he'll just be buried on the depth chart... Lets see if Ted Thompson can find another Erik Walden.
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#8 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:48:56 PM(UTC)

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I would rather see whats on the market rather than those guys. Honestly our TE and LB cores are fine, and idk how much Sherrod would be an improvement other than depth plus he is coming off a broken leg. Lawrence Guy could help us, but I fear he'll just be buried on the depth chart... Lets see if Ted Thompson can find another Erik Walden.


Dline depth is what we would need the most IMO, with Raji questionable.

Quick call up Goodell and get Johnny Jolly reinstated.
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#9 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:56:51 PM(UTC)

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Dline depth is what we would need the most IMO, with Raji questionable.

Quick call up Goodell and get Johnny Jolly reinstated.


I like the thought, but it'd be awhile before he was ready.
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#10 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 2:58:44 PM(UTC)

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Dline depth is what we would need the most IMO, with Raji questionable.

Quick call up Goodell and get Johnny Jolly reinstated.


Exactly.. especially with a run first team up next.
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What happened to Howard Green?
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#12 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:03:16 PM(UTC)

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What happened to Howard Green?


Not resigned. The next game would fit his talents.. anchor a spot and dare them to move you. Beyond that.. he was used up. Not much in terms of push last season.

Free Agent though.
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I like the thought, but it'd be awhile before he was ready.


Hell, being out of shape might be better. Just lay his fat ass in the middle with some purple drank. Make them go around.
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:21:38 PM(UTC)

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Hell, being out of shape might be better. Just lay his fat ass in the middle with some purple drank. Make them go around.


Put it that way, I'd be willing to do it myself for the league minimum. lol
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#15 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 5:12:40 PM(UTC)

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There was discussion on the radio today that Benson's veterans minimum contract would be reduced by about $500K (from about $850K to $350K) if he went on IR. Don't know if the designation to return affects that, but this may be an expensive IR for Benson.
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