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 Pages<123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline gbguy20  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 8:39:32 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 458
Applause Received: 495
macbob said: Go to Quoted Post
What about Kuhn? There were other options besides Green than the one Mike McCarthy chose (abandon the run). Kuhn's not going to break a 40 yarder, but he can pound it inside and can be a good lead-in to a play-action pass.

For someone who says he wants to run the ball, Mike McCarthy abandons the run incredibly quickly (and in the case of the Seattle game before the first play was run).


I disagree that Kuhn is the guy to make the defenses respect the play fake. I fully agree with your second statement.
Offline zombieslayer  
#12 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:13:55 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
I'd second bringing in Kuhn. Yes, he'll not break the big one, but at least he'll make the defenders sore after the game.
Offline nerdmann  
#13 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:40:19 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 6,392
Applause Received: 1,414
zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
I'd second bringing in Kuhn. Yes, he'll not break the big one, but at least he'll make the defenders sore after the game.


Green deserves a shot.

Remember, he led the nation in per carry average at Hawaii.

Dude also paid his dues on ST, which cost him his rookie year after an ugly knee injury. He deserves it.

Maybe Mike McCarthy will start calling some screens...

(I think Green would look really good running those "Randall Cobb/Percy Harvin/Darrin Sproles/Reggie Bush" type plays out of the backfield.)
Offline Porforis  
#14 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:58:38 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

United States
Joined: 8/22/2009(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Applause Given: 334
Applause Received: 635
Wade said: Go to Quoted Post
IMO, the problem isn't the pass/run ratio. It's the shotgun/non-shotgun ratio.


Personally, I think it's an issue with the points scored/points allowed ratio.
Offline RajiRoar  
#15 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 10:46:46 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 9/30/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 50
Applause Received: 369
i'm not sold on Green.. but he may be our best option at this point.

Hawaii has a very non-NFL style offense. so really it's up how how well he's been coached since then.

we know what we have with Starks which is "meh"..


(i'd personally like to see him bulk up that 6'2 frame because he looked like a WR in our SB run.)
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#16 Posted : Wednesday, October 10, 2012 11:10:52 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 146
Applause Received: 187
RajiRoar said: Go to Quoted Post
i'm not sold on Green.. but he may be our best option at this point.
an
Hawaii has a very non-NFL style offense. so really it's up how how well he's been coached since then.

we know what we have with Starks which is "meh"..


(i'd personally like to see him bulk up that 6'2 frame because he looked like a WR in our SB run.)


At least we know we have 2 Backs with Speed, catching ablity and potential. In Green and Saine. Green reminds me of Benson so much. The body, the running style, the explosiveness (may be even more explosive then Benson) The thing we will miss most from Benson is Pass Protection. Which Green needs to improve on.
Offline Wade  
#17 Posted : Thursday, October 11, 2012 6:14:45 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/1/2009(UTC)
Location: nowhere of importance
Applause Given: 891
Applause Received: 923
How about this?

The Packers hire a "head coach's assistant". Pay him $1K/game and pay his plane flights and hotel bills.

He has two jobs.

1. Stand on the sideline and say, "Coach, you're calling too many pass plays again."
2. Stand on the sideline and say, "Mike, you dumb fuck, you just called four straight plays from the shotgun again."

Bet the team pays far more than that for motivational speakers, consultants, and whatnot.

Offline Zero2Cool  
#18 Posted : Thursday, October 11, 2012 7:09:45 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2016ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,488
Applause Received: 4,009
4 drives, 3 minutes.

40 second play clock right? We'll use 35 seconds per play to round it down a bit.

15:00 - 1st and 10 - run for zero yards
14:25 - 2nd and 10 - run for zero yards
13:50 - 3rd and 10 - run for zero yards
13:15 - 4th and 10 - punt

Figure 1 minutes, 45 seconds for 1 drive.
Figure 3 minutes, 30 seconds for 2 drives.
Figure 5 minutes, 15 seconds for 3 drives.
Figure 7 minutes, 00 seconds for 4 drives.


12 runs for 0 yards over four drives eats up 7 minutes. Whereas the Packers chewed up 3 minutes previously. We can't go back an change the outcome, but I wonder what would have happened if the Colts had 4 less minutes to play with.
Offline macbob  
#19 Posted : Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:52:11 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2016PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2012FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2014

Joined: 10/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 371
Applause Received: 322
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
4 drives, 3 minutes.

40 second play clock right? We'll use 35 seconds per play to round it down a bit.

15:00 - 1st and 10 - run for zero yards
14:25 - 2nd and 10 - run for zero yards
13:50 - 3rd and 10 - run for zero yards
13:15 - 4th and 10 - punt

Figure 1 minutes, 45 seconds for 1 drive.
Figure 3 minutes, 30 seconds for 2 drives.
Figure 5 minutes, 15 seconds for 3 drives.
Figure 7 minutes, 00 seconds for 4 drives.


12 runs for 0 yards over four drives eats up 7 minutes. Whereas the Packers chewed up 3 minutes previously. We can't go back an change the outcome, but I wonder what would have happened if the Colts had 4 less minutes to play with.


I'll just say that I find it highly unusual for a team up by 18 and getting the ball to start the 2nd half to call the first seven plays pass plays, with 6 out of the shotgun, resulting in two 3 & outs (one became a 4 & out because a penalty was called on one of the pass plays). With a lead like that I would have expected SOME attempt at running some time off the clock.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 10/11/2012(UTC)
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#20 Posted : Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:59:50 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 146
Applause Received: 187
macbob said: Go to Quoted Post
I'll just say that I find it highly unusual for a team up by 18 and getting the ball to start the 2nd half to call the first seven plays pass plays, with 6 out of the shotgun, resulting in two 3 & outs (one became a 4 & out because a penalty was called on one of the pass plays). With a lead like that I would have expected SOME attempt at running some time off the clock.


I have no earthly idea why they went to a sorta shootout/desparate gameplan in the 2nd half. I hope it doesn't continue. That opening half INT and quick score cause that apporach. Very uncharacteristic by this offense.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages<123>
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


Fan Shout
uffda udfa (4h) : Hilarious reading below. I like Carter. Only guy who gets it.
uffda udfa (4h) : http://boards.dallascowboys.com/topic/71647-so-we-are-supposed-to-believe/#entry3978081
uffda udfa (5h) : Great news.
Zero2Cool (9h) : Jordy has "legitimate hope" to play, per @RobDemovsky.
Zero2Cool (9h) : Packers had one call on defense if called, no issue, wans't called. I didn't watch OL so dunno. I watched WR's
Zero2Cool (9h) : Dallas OL had some holds weren't called and 2 defensive holds, not called.
uffda udfa (9h) : I think the Pi vs just a holding call is a legit complaint. Terrible call.
GoPack1984 (9h) : Dallas can't complain about the officials. They got away with so many defensive holding calls.
uffda udfa (10h) : Dallas radio postgame: Dallas wins 7 out of 10 times.
uffda udfa (10h) : Brice led Pack w/ 6 tackles including the hardest of the game.
uffda udfa (10h) : Post game show said same thing. Everyone wondering how it didn't stay left.
Zero2Cool (10h) : Tornado warning forces players, fans to stay put at AT&T Stadium
Zero2Cool (10h) : Skip:More I see winning FG, more I see a very weird thing: It hooked hard left, then straightened out. Obviously no wind. Like meant to be
Zero2Cool (10h) : @RealSkipBayless: More I see winning FG, more I see a very weird thing: It hooked hard left, then straightened out. Obviously no wind. Like
uffda udfa (10h) : I don't believe Dallas is better than us. When Aaron is on we're the best.
beast (10h) : The huddle penalty was an odd one. Without Burnett and Nelson.
uffda udfa (10h) : Cowboys radio team initially called Crosby GW NO GOOD. Lol.
DarkaneRules (11h) : we beat an arguably better team at their place without morgan burnett. still can't believe it
uffda udfa (11h) : Re emphasized we aren't the better team. Sour grapes are sweet to me.
uffda udfa (11h) : Complaining of PI call and huddle penalty.
uffda udfa (11h) : Dallas play by play guy said we aren't best team.
uffda udfa (11h) : NBC is off the air down here. This is an OTA broadcast signal.
uffda udfa (11h) : Tornado warnings in Dallas area. Sign of aPACKalypse to Cowboys fans.
uffda udfa (11h) : I agree with a Homer. That's true. It was actually 35 per Erin Andrews post game int.
Zero2Cool (11h) : @espnhomer 4th and 26 is dead replaced by 36 on 3rd and 20.
uffda udfa (11h) : Garrett said he'd never seen or heard of the 15 yard penalty huddle rule.
uffda udfa (11h) : *toe
uffda udfa (11h) : Called Cook's catch best The tie drag in NFL history.
uffda udfa (11h) : Cowboys a much better team but Packers have best player. 105.3 The Fan.
uffda udfa (11h) : Dallas sports radio is some great comedy. Hysterical.
uffda udfa (11h) : Funnest Packers game since SB win ironically in same stadium.
DarkaneRules (12h) : you're amongst friends/family then
uffda udfa (12h) : I hate Dallas and love Green bay.
coltonja (12h) : In the most non-weird way possible I wish we could get a feed of the locker room- only for these first few minutes of celebration after the
yinzer (12h) : Pittsburgh!!
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
23m / Green Bay Packers Talk / shield4life

35m / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

41m / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

1h / Around The NFL / Smokey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

8h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa


Packers Headlines