Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
2 Pages<12

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
User is suspended until 5/28/2018 11:54:40 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#21 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 5:44:17 PM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post


4 regular season games left, 4 playoff games, I'm guessing 10-15 touches a game, that's only 80 min to 120 max for the rest of the season, IMHO Ryan Grant will show he can handle that load.



Change the bong water Buckeye, if Grant gets 5 touches a game, I'll be surprised.
macbob  
#22 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 7:28:58 PM(UTC)
I'm glad they signed Grant, but I'm also tempering that with some realistic expectations:

Grant was cut by the Redskins to sign Keiland Williams, who had himself been cut by the Detroit Lions. Williams had all of 3 yards on 2 carries for the Lions. That the Redskins valued Williams over Grant says quite a lot. It appears Grant didn't regain his old form after his injury last year. Rotoworld says this:

http://www.rotoworld.com/player/nfl/3252/player

Rotoworld said:
Last season, Grant played in 15 games for the Packers, averaging 8.9 carries for 37.2 yards and rushing for two touchdowns. But thanks to a striking decline in burst, he was never a real option to re-sign in free agency. Even after Cedric Benson initially went down with his foot injury earlier this year, the Packers let Grant languish on the street. But now that Benson is officially done for the season and James Starks (knee) will soon be joining him, desperation has struck. Look for Grant, who turns 30 on Sunday, to serve as mere insurance behind Alex Green on early downs while battling with Johnny White, John Kuhn and DuJuan Harris for backup reps.
zombieslayer  
#23 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 8:58:41 PM(UTC)
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
Oh.. it is not that I think he is the answer to our issues or that he is going to ignite the offense.

But instead, those that repeatedly stated he sucked will now be excited to add him to the roster.

Grant has been a solid back for us.. knows the offense.. it is a logical fit and there should be little doubt that he will provide some relief.


Note that yours truly has been a Grant supporter. Always.

I was wondering why he wasn't signed already. :-k
beast  
#24 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 9:48:00 PM(UTC)

I think all the Packers RBs are going to struggle this next game, because the Lions have a talented and strong DL going against the Packers OL which is injured and backed up. One of their talented DTs will be in a one on one against one of the Packers OG... thank goodness the Lions DE or DB aren't better...

Also last time, they chose to double team Suh and leave D-Smith one on one with Fairly... D-Smith is struggling and that didn't turn out too well. I'm not sure if this would do better... but I'm wondering if doubling Fairly and Sitton vs Suh one on one might be better for the Packers... not sure though... cause Suh is a beast... and he'll hit you where the sun don't shine.
wpr  
#25 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 9:55:37 PM(UTC)
beast said: Go to Quoted Post
I think all the Packers RBs are going to struggle this next game, because the Lions have a talented and strong DL going against the Packers OL which is injured and backed up. One of their talented DTs will be in a one on one against one of the Packers OG... thank goodness the Lions DE or DB aren't better...

Also last time, they chose to double team Suh and leave D-Smith one on one with Fairly... D-Smith is struggling and that didn't turn out too well. I'm not sure if this would do better... but I'm wondering if doubling Fairly and Sitton vs Suh one on one might be better for the Packers... not sure though... cause Suh is a beast... and he'll hit you where the sun don't shine.


he will also hit you when you are not looking. he will hit you after the whistle blows. he will hit you whenever he thinks he can get away with it. he will hit you even if he doesn't think he can get away with it.
gbguy20  
#26 Posted : Thursday, December 6, 2012 11:51:54 AM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
Chris Mortenson just reported on ESPN he had just talked with RG last week wondering if any team had called him due to injuries, Ryan told Mort he was at the time heading to the gym to workout so he would be ready if anyone called.

That's not football shape, but considering he went through a training camp and was on the Redskins roster early in the season it shouldn't take him long to be ready.

Mortenson also reported that Ryan Grant received a standing ovation from all the players when he reported today for practice.

Grant was and is again an experienced vet younger guys look up to.

With the reports saying James Starks may be lost for the season, Ryan Grant could once again become a very important part of the running game in Green Bay.

Let's hope there is just enough left in the tank for RG to make a difference.

4 regular season games left, 4 playoff games, I'm guessing 10-15 touches a game, that's only 80 min to 120 max for the rest of the season, IMHO Ryan Grant will show he can handle that load.



love it
PackFanWithTwins  
#27 Posted : Thursday, December 6, 2012 11:59:51 AM(UTC)
beast said: Go to Quoted Post
I think all the Packers RBs are going to struggle this next game, because the Lions have a talented and strong DL going against the Packers OL which is injured and backed up. One of their talented DTs will be in a one on one against one of the Packers OG... thank goodness the Lions DE or DB aren't better...

Also last time, they chose to double team Suh and leave D-Smith one on one with Fairly... D-Smith is struggling and that didn't turn out too well. I'm not sure if this would do better... but I'm wondering if doubling Fairly and Sitton vs Suh one on one might be better for the Packers... not sure though... cause Suh is a beast... and he'll hit you where the sun don't shine.


Our running backs are going to struggle, and it has nothing to do with the defense. They are going to struggle because we can't block them for shit.

If we ran straight at them, we could take their athleticism out of the picture.
Porforis  
#28 Posted : Thursday, December 6, 2012 12:02:25 PM(UTC)
I am changing my predictions after knowing that Saturday's dinged up and Starks is gone.

This will have more to do with playcalling. If McCarthy can spread out the defense both on the ground and in the air, most notably the defensive line, we'll have a lot more success. We're outmatched up front, and we need to wear down their D line early and limit ARod's vulnerability.
buckeyepackfan  
#29 Posted : Thursday, December 6, 2012 2:35:36 PM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Change the bong water Buckeye, if Grant gets 5 touches a game, I'll be surprised.


I really don't see Alex Green getting 30 touches per game.

I doubt RG will be ready for that many touches(10-15) this week, but I guess we'll just have to wait and see when The Pack plays The Bears and beyond.

From all I have read James Starks isn't coming back anytime soon, Ted didn't bring Ryan Grant back just to stand on the sidelines.

If Ryan Grant is anywhere near the RB he was at the end of last year, he will be effective enough.




Zero2Cool  
#30 Posted : Thursday, December 6, 2012 3:39:31 PM(UTC)
Ryan Grant replaced the RB on IR, not James Starks. Grant is also averaging 5 yards a carry this season!!!
macbob  
#31 Posted : Friday, December 7, 2012 6:37:35 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Ryan Grant replaced the RB on IR, not James Starks. Grant is also averaging 5 yards a carry this season!!!


lol...1 carry...

And the Redskins cut him for a guy averaging 1.5 yds per carry... :-k
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages<12
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
Zero2Cool (38m) : Lions sign DT Christian Ringo to the 53-man roster from the practice squad, takes Khyri Thornton's spot
Smokey (21h) : Don't look back, I'm gaining beast ! LOL
beast (23h) : Thanks Smokey!
Zero2Cool (21-Nov) : I'm not confident vs Steelers. But they are up/down a lot.
dhazer (21-Nov) : I actually had a Steeler fan ask me why the stadium was still packed at the end of the game on Sunday. I said we back our team no matter wha
dhazer (21-Nov) : Kevin we will beat that this week lol
Zero2Cool (21-Nov) : Cowboys have one touchdown in 2 games. One TD in 22 possessions. One
Smokey (21-Nov) : Nice Week 11 Pick'em beast , salute !
hardrocker950 (21-Nov) : No late game heroics for Seattle tonight
yinzer (21-Nov) : You can do much worse than having the Steelers as your favorite team... that being said, Go Steelers!
uffda udfa (21-Nov) : Gilbert is/was their starting RT.
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert suspended four games for violating performance-enhancing substance policy.
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : and my 1st favorite team.
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : Packers are my 2nd favorite team.
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : Are Steelers your 2nd favorite team? I know you live the Pens and are from there.
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : Steelers are league-best 4-1 vs. teams who currently have a winning record.
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : Kenny Clark x-rays were negative. Says he's fine.
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : "I believe in Brett Hundley," McCarthy conclude. Quick, check coach for concussion!
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : RB Aaron Jones was arrested in October for marijuana, driving without a license, and speeding.
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : NFL Receiver Terry Glenn Has Died in a Car Accident
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : @BenFennell_NFL Not to be overlooked...
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : Packers run defense lately has been outstanding Since Nov 1 (3 games)... 59.0 YPG (3rd in NFL) and 2.33 YPC (2nd in NFL)
beast (20-Nov) : See you are troll, your true colors are showing
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : Charles Manson dead at 83.
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : At least Cleveland was the road team when Baltimore shut them out.
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : We shouldn't feel bad about being shutout by BAL. CLE was shutout by them, too.
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : Davante was a huge surprise. Ravens are tough to throw it on.
beast (20-Nov) : I don't know... Mays and Spriggs did a good job of looking offensive too!
Zero2Cool (20-Nov) : Only offensive player to come out looking good is Davante Adams.
uffda udfa (20-Nov) : He ain't changing from Hundley. Trying way too hard to prove it was right to go with him all along.
greengold (19-Nov) : A HC would say that today even if he planned to start Callahan next week.
Nonstopdrivel (19-Nov) : Yeah, well, there are plenty of people who believe in fairies and leprechauns too.
uffda udfa (19-Nov) : MM sticking with Hundley. Said he believes in him.
TheKanataThrilla (19-Nov) : Hayward with another INT 2nd of the day
Zero2Cool (19-Nov) : Martellus quit on Packers and this week they followed his lead. Offense anyway.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
2m / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

7m / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

21-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / bboystyle

21-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / MintBaconDrivel

20-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

20-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

Headlines