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Cheesey  
#41 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 11:49:06 AM(UTC)
Is Starks going to play?
If so, i'd like to see him carry this team. I think he can do it,the question is, will he?
We need a running game, that's for certain. Our O-line is too poor to protect Aaron Rodgers if the D knows we can't run the ball.
Zero2Cool  
#42 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:09:36 PM(UTC)
James Starks should be active, yes. Alex Green will start.

Madden '13
Packers 31
Texans 20
DanJustDan29  
#43 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:10:04 PM(UTC)
Cheesey said: Go to Quoted Post
Is Starks going to play?
If so, i'd like to see him carry this team. I think he can do it,the question is, will he?
We need a running game, that's for certain. Our O-line is too poor to protect Aaron Rodgers if the D knows we can't run the ball.


Green is the man. I really do not think there is a big difference between Green and Starks, but Mike McCarthy will go with the "hot" hand. However, we don't run enough for anyone to be considered hot.
Zero2Cool  
#44 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:19:07 PM(UTC)
DanJustDan29 said: Go to Quoted Post
Green is the man. I really do not think there is a big difference between Green and Starks, but Mike McCarthy will go with the "hot" hand. However, we don't run enough for anyone to be considered hot.


Starks - always falls forward for a gain, won't break any big 45+ gainer, very powerful runner.
Green - quicker, more elusive, better at catching out of the backfield and prone to being tackled for a loss.

Both guys run a 4.5-4.6 40 yard so they are bout equally fast, but Green is a more shifty runner and quicker.

Green
Height: 6-0
Weight: 225


Starks
Height: 6-2
Weight: 218
nerdmann  
#45 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 12:33:56 PM(UTC)
We need this game.

We can't go 8-2 from here on out.
DarkaneRules  
#46 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 1:43:37 PM(UTC)
The Jets just destroyed the Colts. Now I definitely think this is a loss.
nerdmann  
#47 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 2:17:24 PM(UTC)
DarkaneRules said: Go to Quoted Post
The Jets just destroyed the Colts. Now I definitely think this is a loss.


I GUARANTEE we will be in it.

We will have a chance, at minimum.
Gaycandybacon  
#48 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 2:29:51 PM(UTC)
DarkaneRules said: Go to Quoted Post
The Jets just destroyed the Colts. Now I definitely think this is a loss.

[-x don't underestimate any team in the NFL. There's upsets every week. Like the Browns winning this week. Who thought that would happen?
nerdmann  
#49 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 3:18:03 PM(UTC)
Nerd's keys to the game:

1: Arodge needs to make plays. If a guy comes open hit him. Shorter passes are higher percentage, less likely to be dropped.

2: Get Cobb involved more. Dude is explosive and dynamic. No one can stop him in the open field.

3: Help Green get going with some misdirection, screens draws and general "Sproles" type plays. Plays that work to his and this offense's strength.

4: Defense needs to hang onto the INTs. If you have a shot at one, get it. Start making those plays.

5: Oline needs to get it done. I'm talking mainly about Saturday and Bulaga. Newhouse is what he is, which is passable, the guards are ok, Saturday gets blown up at times and Bulaga is struggling too. Tendinitis in the knee.

6: Special Teams might come up big.

7: Pay attention to Time of Possession. Don't keep hanging the defense out to dry, year after year. Get with some WCO fundamentals. Wear THEIR defense down instead.
zombieslayer  
#50 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 3:36:09 PM(UTC)
Gaycandybacon said: Go to Quoted Post
[-x don't underestimate any team in the NFL. There's upsets every week. Like the Browns winning this week. Who thought that would happen?


Check the betting thread in the Back Alley. There's a certain someone who put $20 on the Browns.
macbob  
#51 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 3:53:06 PM(UTC)
Giants up 23-3 over 49ers. Sometimes one team matches up to another team's strengths better.

I'm not writing this game off yet. Last week against the Jets the Houston secondary looked a little vulnerable.
Mike McCarthy needs to come out mixing up the offense (slants/short passes, running plays, play action passes, screens), O needs to execute/quit dropping the damn ball, D needs to stop the running game & put them into passing situations where we can get after Schaub.

This is winnable, we just have to bring our A game, not our flunk out of pre-school game.
Gaycandybacon  
#52 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:00:04 PM(UTC)
zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
Check the betting thread in the Back Alley. There's a certain someone who put $20 on the Browns.


That's one bold bet my man!
zombieslayer  
#53 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:21:19 PM(UTC)
Gaycandybacon said: Go to Quoted Post
That's one bold bet my man!


Not really. Besides the game against the Giants, the Browns were in the game until the very end. Plus they got Vikesrule's favorite coach ever as their Offensive Coordinator. You can't expect a team to go 0-6 with that brilliant mind leading the O, can you?

(I can't say the true reason I picked the Browns because I don't want to give VR any hints on why he keeps losing bets to me).
Gaycandybacon  
#54 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:24:25 PM(UTC)
zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
Not really. Besides the game against the Giants, the Browns were in the game until the very end. Plus they got Vikesrule's favorite coach ever as their Offensive Coordinator. You can't expect a team to go 0-6 with that brilliant mind leading the O, can you?

(I can't say the true reason I picked the Browns because I don't want to give VR any hints on why he keeps losing bets to me).


I know. But the way they were losing games close you would think it became a theme.
flep  
#55 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:55:34 PM(UTC)
GAMEDAY!!!!!!!!!!!

It's 00:55 here in the UK and haven't slept.

Normally have a couple of hours before night games as they kick off 1:20am UK Time.

We can win this and go on a run.

I believe in this team.

GO PACK GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!
vikesrule  
#56 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:57:38 PM(UTC)
You're truly a dedicated fan Phil...misguided, but dedicated. [grin1]
Zero2Cool  
#57 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 5:03:45 PM(UTC)
INACTIVES:
28 S Sean Richardson
31 CB Davon House
56 LB Terrell Manning
64 G Greg Van Roten
84 TE D.J. Williams
85 WR Greg Jennings
90 DT B.J. Raji

Starting lineup changes: On offense, #89 James Jones will start at wide receiver in place of #85 Greg Jennings. On defense, #79 Ryan Pickett will start at nose tackle in place of #90 B.J. Raji. #99 Jerel Worthy will start at left defensive end in place of #79 Ryan Pickett.
GermanGilbert  
#58 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 5:09:45 PM(UTC)
flep said: Go to Quoted Post
GAMEDAY!!!!!!!!!!!

It's 00:55 here in the UK and haven't slept.

Normally have a couple of hours before night games as they kick off 1:20am UK Time.

We can win this and go on a run.

I believe in this team.

GO PACK GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!


It's 2:07 here in Germany and I never sleep before a night game. Usually I go to work without sleeping, but thanks god this time I got a day off tomorrow :D GOOO PACK, bring on the Texans.
flep  
#59 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 5:10:58 PM(UTC)
On Channel 4 in the UK they're talking to Tania Ganguli from the Houston Chronicle about the Texans.

Thinks she's been on the Gin.

I'll Watch her..........

Waits to see if anyone gets it..............
Packfan87  
#60 Posted : Sunday, October 14, 2012 6:03:35 PM(UTC)
So who else thinks we should run Cobb on a slant everytime? Lol.
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