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.
7 Pages«<23456>»
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Rios39  
#31 Posted : Sunday, October 21, 2012 8:20:17 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

Joined: 8/9/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 30
The attempts are important but I'd like to average at least 3 yards a carry. We will need it when the weather gets cool, and on 3rd and short it can be a very tough down for d's if they know we can pound it in there.

Kuhn looked good but Green wasn't given the same holes. With only one padded practice it's really hard to get the running game up to par in this era. We also tried a few weird /fancy shotgun draws that went backwards.
Offline nerdmann  
#32 Posted : Sunday, October 21, 2012 8:58:03 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,549
Applause Received: 1,277
Micheal Rodney's Twitter:

Quote:
Had a chance to watch Johnny White the other day. New RB has some skills. I wouldn't be shocked to see him get some carries down the road.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#33 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 5:58:10 AM(UTC)
Rank: Premier Member

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

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,349
Applause Received: 3,637
T.J. Lang said:
The good thing about today, even though we were kind of getting stuffed in the run game, we didn't just abandon it. That was good to see. Even when you're not being productive, as long as you keep pounding the rock a little bit, it still keeps them honest.
Offline zombieslayer  
#34 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 8:22:57 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco
Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495
What TJ Lang said. Yes, it's the carries that matter. The yards don't. We'll make up those yards through the air. We saw two straight games where we dominated the games and our running "sucked" but we had lots of carries.
Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#35 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 10:51:08 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Canada
Joined: 9/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 429
Applause Received: 463
It still pisses me off that we can't run on 3rd and short.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 10/22/2012(UTC)
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#36 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 11:18:31 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 853
TheKanataThrilla said: Go to Quoted Post
It still pisses me off that we can't run on 3rd and short.


I can't say we can't run, we never even line up to try.

I can think of One attempt and it was a Rodgers sneak. And we have been in some 3rd and <1yard. We get 3rd and 1 and we go 5 wide. That is what pisses me off.
Offline nerdmann  
#37 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 11:45:55 AM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,549
Applause Received: 1,277
PackFanWithTwins said: Go to Quoted Post
I can't say we can't run, we never even line up to try.

I can think of One attempt and it was a Rodgers sneak. And we have been in some 3rd and <1yard. We get 3rd and 1 and we go 5 wide. That is what pisses me off.


Occasionally we'll do that FB dive play with Kuhn.
Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#38 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 11:57:51 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Canada
Joined: 9/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 429
Applause Received: 463
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Occasionally we'll do that FB dive play with Kuhn.


I really don't know why we don't even do that as a diversion to the pass? At least make them think we will run it.
Offline buckeyepackfan  
#39 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 12:43:16 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

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

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Lima, Ohio
Applause Given: 715
Applause Received: 739
My My My, I'm just thinking to myself, wonder what Ryan Grant is thinking.
Probably, man I feel sorry for that kid, I put up 1200+ yds a yr. before I was injured and most wanted me gone, this kid has no chance. Oh well better him than me.

I'm gonns reference Barry Sanders here, not that Alex Green will ever be close to him.

I remember The Packers charting Barry's runs, some of you might also.
Looked something like this...2uds, 1yd, 4yds, 3yds. 6yds, -3yds, 8yds,3yds, 85 yd TD run.
Was always The Packers goal to keep Barry from hitting that one big run. Most of the time they failed, and he usually had more than 1 of those big runs.

The point is, and it has been stated many times in this thread, in today's game, today's Packers, need a RB who can in this order, pass block, catch passes out of the backfield, hold onto the ball when given his chances, get what positive yds you can when called on.

Green already has shown he can make things happen when he gets into open space, but that's not gonna happen a lot. As long as he gives The Packers the points stated above, he will be fine. Oh what a great feeling it will be when he does break out and run for daylight every once in awhile.

thanks Post received 2 applause.
zombieslayer on 10/22/2012(UTC), DakotaT on 10/22/2012(UTC)
Offline Yerko  
#40 Posted : Monday, October 22, 2012 2:11:05 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 10/15/2008(UTC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Applause Given: 209
Applause Received: 370
He opened up the passing game and that is all we should really care about. His measly ypc backed off the pass rush...
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
7 Pages«<23456>»
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
Smokey (2h): 3:30 PM Pizza Delivery !
Smokey (2h): I'm not that shallow, I like all football games .
Zero2Cool (2h): Shit I need to fix this shout so we can hit ENTER.
Zero2Cool (2h): It was losing your arms or watch the game wasn't it?
Zero2Cool (2h): And a PRESEASON game to boot? Seriously, how bad of a bet you lose?
Zero2Cool (2h): You, obviously. Who the hell watches the Vikings?
Smokey (2h): Who ?
Zero2Cool (2h): Someone lost a bet.
Smokey (3h): Watching Chargers vs Vikings
Smokey (21h): Titan's look sharp vs Raiders .
porky88 (22h): I am getting old. Thanks for the Happy B-Day.
Zero2Cool (27-Aug): Romo China doll
Smokey (27-Aug): Dallas vs GB , Oct. 16 . I want some pounded Romo with my Baked Potato ! LOL
uffda udfa (27-Aug): Romo out 6-10 weeks. Dak time.
wpr (27-Aug): I am heading over to Mom's. 9 years ago today Dad passed away.
Zero2Cool (27-Aug): Any pregame chat??
Smokey (26-Aug): click, your it !
wpr (26-Aug): Happy birthday Matt
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): click me
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): PACKERSHOME » Lombardi Avenue » Announcements » Minor PACKERSHOME facelift
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): Welcome to PACKERSHOME, gbguy20! :D
gbguy20 (26-Aug): what happened to the twitter feed?
Zero2Cool (26-Aug): Matt is getting old!! Today's Birthdays: porky88 (28)
Smokey (25-Aug): NFL Football tonight on NBC !
uffda udfa (25-Aug): Cancer sucks. Claims children and others way too young. Sorry, 4 your loss.
yinzer (25-Aug): wpr, I'm sorry to hear of your loss
Cheesey (23-Aug): Wow, Wayne. Sorry to hear about that. It's never easy to lose a loved one, no matter what age.
Zero2Cool (22-Aug): Sorry, Wayne. :-(
wpr (22-Aug): Lost a friend to Pancreatic cancer. Bummed. He was only 55. Hard working dairy farmer. I am not sure if his kids will be up to the task.
Zero2Cool (21-Aug): Yes
LSUzilla (21-Aug): is there a prize for the pickem game this year?
Smokey (19-Aug): Mexican Mucky , your a genius ! Chimichangas !
Smokey (19-Aug): Sorry Zero, wilted lettuce does not qualify . LOL
Mucky Tundra (19-Aug): beef
Zero2Cool (19-Aug): ... me
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Road To Super Bowl LI
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 @ 12:00 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 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mi_keys

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Poppa San

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / CaliforniaCheez

15h / Around The NFL / wpr

16h / Around The NFL / Smokey

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

27-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

27-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

26-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

26-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

26-Aug / Football Familiarity / Smokey

25-Aug / Around The NFL / Smokey


Packers Headlines