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gbguy20  
#41 Posted : Sunday, November 4, 2012 10:42:12 PM(UTC)
IDC what the numbers say, I was happier with Starks running the ball.
Zero2Cool  
#42 Posted : Monday, November 5, 2012 7:34:43 AM(UTC)
During the game the announcers said Mike McCarthy was planning on using James Starks on 1st and 2nd down and then Alex Green on 3rd. Where did we hear that before? I think Mike is stalking our little website! haha.

James Starks was by far the better runner yesterday, no question. But Green is worlds better on 3rd and long and pass blocking. The only time I'd want Starks in on 3rd is if it's 3rd and 3 or less to go. I feel Green has tons more potential to break one 50+, where I think the longest we'll see from Starks is 30'ish. However, I think Starks makes more out of nothing than Green and that's why I prefer Starks.
PackFanWithTwins  
#43 Posted : Monday, November 5, 2012 8:18:45 AM(UTC)
I don't think either overall is better than the other. Like any back Both are dependent on the Oline blocking.

For a break down
Starks had 1 negative run, 1 No gain, 7 0-3 yards, 6 4-9, and 1 >10.
Green had 0 Negative runs, 1 No gain, 5 0-3 yards, 4 4-9, and 1 >10.

The key for the run success this week, was running up the middle more. The line can run block when they are allowed to plow forward.

I like the day Green had, the only bad run he had was the no gainer which there was nothing he could do. the only hole opened had an unbloced DT and LB waiting for him. When you add his screen play on top of his rushes.
zombieslayer  
#44 Posted : Monday, November 5, 2012 8:30:13 AM(UTC)
PackFanWithTwins said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't think either overall is better than the other. Like any back Both are dependent on the Oline blocking.

For a break down
Starks had 1 negative run, 1 No gain, 7 0-3 yards, 6 4-9, and 1 >10.
Green had 0 Negative runs, 1 No gain, 5 0-3 yards, 4 4-9, and 1 >10.

The key for the run success this week, was running up the middle more. The line can run block when they are allowed to plow forward.

I like the day Green had, the only bad run he had was the no gainer which there was nothing he could do. the only hole opened had an unbloced DT and LB waiting for him. When you add his screen play on top of his rushes.


Sort of agreed on your first point. There is one thing that I'm sure Mike McCarthy will take into consideration is that there aren't too many DBs in the NFL who Starks will get away from in the open field. Green on the other hand is capable of busting big ones. Plus, Green is a better receiver and better blocker. Starks may be tougher to tackle, but right now, I give a slight nod to Green.

By the end of the season, if Starks proves me wrong, so be it. I'll support whomever we're playing.
SINCITYCHEEZE  
#45 Posted : Monday, November 5, 2012 11:09:48 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
During the game the announcers said Mike McCarthy was planning on using James Starks on 1st and 2nd down and then Alex Green on 3rd. Where did we hear that before? I think Mike is stalking our little website! haha.

James Starks was by far the better runner yesterday, no question. But Green is worlds better on 3rd and long and pass blocking. The only time I'd want Starks in on 3rd is if it's 3rd and 3 or less to go. I feel Green has tons more potential to break one 50+, where I think the longest we'll see from Starks is 30'ish. However, I think Starks makes more out of nothing than Green and that's why I prefer Starks.

I agree.It would be nice to be able to run it on 3rd-short instead passing.

TheKanataThrilla  
#46 Posted : Monday, November 5, 2012 11:13:56 AM(UTC)
gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
IDC what the numbers say, I was happier with Starks running the ball.


Me too until he fumbled the ball. This seems like a risk/reward type of situation. Starks provides more talent, but is more likely to cause the negative play.
doddpower  
#47 Posted : Monday, November 5, 2012 2:36:08 PM(UTC)
TheKanataThrilla said: Go to Quoted Post
Me too until he fumbled the ball. This seems like a risk/reward type of situation. Starks provides more talent, but is more likely to cause the negative play.


Yeah, I'd rather 2.5ish yards per carry average on 20 attempts and no fumbles than than a 4.0 ypc average and a fumble or two, at least I'm pretty sure I would. This offense has and will continue to run through Aaron Rodgers and the passing game. The running game is there for the attempts and hopefully enough yardage to keep the defense honest and allow the offensive line to tee off on the defense a bit. Obviously a better average is ideal, but most important, don't turn the damn ball over. Even if there is no running game, with the ball in Aaron Rodgers hands, the Packers always have a chance. Allow Starks or Green to fumble the ball away and the opposing team to keep Rodgers off the field for extended periods of time is a recipe for disaster for the packers.

Zero2Cool  
#48 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:11:26 AM(UTC)
"McCarthy said the Packers will let “next week tell us the story” about how the team will proceed with platooning running backs James Starks and Alex Green in the backfield, but it sounded promising that Starks will continue to see an expanded role on offense."


James Starks, hasn't had ball security issues before, so hopefully it doesn't become one now and it looks like he'll get more playing time. Of course, unless he puts the ball on the turf again.
nerdmann  
#49 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 3:18:37 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
"McCarthy said the Packers will let “next week tell us the story” about how the team will proceed with platooning running backs James Starks and Alex Green in the backfield, but it sounded promising that Starks will continue to see an expanded role on offense."


James Starks, hasn't had ball security issues before, so hopefully it doesn't become one now and it looks like he'll get more playing time. Of course, unless he puts the ball on the turf again.


One of them will get injured.

Meantime, the Packers will platoon them based on matchups.

If one of them gets injured too badly, they might even make Grant a lowball offer.
Pack93z  
#50 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:43:11 PM(UTC)
Well, if Starks doesn't have the motivation to stay on the field and produce with Green nipping at his heals.. then this might be the last stand he has in Green Bay.
Mike McCarthy has done all but color him a picture... want reps stay on the field you candy ass.
steveishere  
#51 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:51:07 PM(UTC)
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
One of them will get injured.

Meantime, the Packers will platoon them based on matchups.

If one of them gets injured too badly, they might even make Grant a lowball offer.


At this point I don't think league minimum for Grant would be considered "lowball"
nerdmann  
#52 Posted : Friday, November 16, 2012 9:46:51 PM(UTC)
GBPG

Quote:
James Starks probably has surpassed Alex Green as the Green Bay Packers’ primary running back, at least until Cedric Benson is back from a sprained foot.
gbguy20  
#53 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:43:18 AM(UTC)
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post


HELL YES
Gaycandybacon  
#54 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 2:08:34 AM(UTC)
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
I've been critical of Green, but that one article explained alot to me. He's actually got a pretty good per carry average, except when he tries to run behind Newhouse and Land. Makes alot more sense now.

I'd still like to see them play more to his skill set though.


Always run behind the FB. It's pretty much cheating!\:d/
zombieslayer  
#55 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 9:06:05 AM(UTC)
Well folks, bad news.

I picked up James Starks on my fantasy team. So that means, he'll fumble twice and Green will start next week. ](*,)

Sorry guys and gals.
gbguy20  
#56 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 10:54:36 AM(UTC)
I've had starks on my bench since cedric went down and now im starting him over daburnaturna get at me
vikesrule  
#57 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:12:18 AM(UTC)
zombieslayer said: Go to Quoted Post
Well folks, bad news.

I picked up James Starks on my fantasy team. So that means, he'll fumble twice and Green will start next week. ](*,)

Sorry guys and gals.




UserPostedImage


Sorry, I usually don't do this in your "Packers section", but I just could not resist......bad VR. [grin1]

Zero2Cool  
#58 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:12:39 AM(UTC)
gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
I've had starks on my bench since cedric went down and now im starting him over daburnaturna get at me


Arab?
gbguy20  
#59 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:41:04 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Arab?


UserPostedImage
Zero2Cool  
#60 Posted : Saturday, November 17, 2012 1:04:01 PM(UTC)
gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
UserPostedImage


That's Michael Turner, not whatever Arab name you threw up there lol
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