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.
2 Pages12>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Wade  
#1 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 2:08:43 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/1/2009(UTC)
Location: nowhere of importance
Applause Given: 887
Applause Received: 902
We're about to enter what, for Packer fans, is usually a pretty action-less time of year -- early free agency when Ted-the-consistent-seeker-of-value-without-overpaying-and-preferring-to-do-it-by-drafting-anyway Thompson rarely is heard from.

I thought it might be interesting to ask everyone who, if they were GM, they would be willing to overpay for come free agency this year....both players and positions.

My list (so far):

Offense: Greg Jennings.
Offense: Ryan Clady (depending on injury prognosis).
Defense: Henry Melton.
Defense: Cliff Avril.
OL help in general.
NT help in general.
Offline shield4life  
#2 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 2:11:26 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Montreal
Applause Given: 3
Applause Received: 46
Overpay ... probably no one, unless it's a one year deal and I've got some cap room just sitting there.
Offline GermanGilbert  
#3 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 2:19:24 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

Joined: 11/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 52
Applause Received: 106
Overpay? Noone, plain and simple. Overpay implicates that you pay someone more money than he's worth which is always a bad thing. [grin1] Even if I take it as you meant it, I wouldn't spend big bucks on any of those guys available.
Offline QCHuskerFan  
#4 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 3:30:55 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

Joined: 12/30/2010(UTC)
Applause Given: 202
Applause Received: 271
This time of year, absolutely no one. This time of year teams overpay on long term team destroying deals.

I could see overpaying in Aug- November, if a catastrophic injury occured and someone was available on a short, expensive contract. Something like Benson last August.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 3:38:28 PM(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
If the Packers had cap space and were only one player away from being as close to a sure thing Super Bowl contender, I'd be inclined to overpaying for said player. I think the Packers are a few players away from being Super Bowl contenders. I think as long as the OL and DL are the primary weaknesses on the team, they will falter year in year out.
Online musccy  
#6 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 4:09:01 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 5/7/2009(UTC)
Location: Pennsylvania
Applause Given: 698
Applause Received: 703
Mario Williams...Albert Haynesworth...Nnamdi Asamgouah?

On second thought, I'd rather not overpay for anyone.


Offline nerdmann  
#7 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 5:53:01 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,552
Applause Received: 1,277
musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
Mario Williams...Albert Haynesworth...Nnamdi Asamgouah?

On second thought, I'd rather not overpay for anyone.




I'd rather pick up free agents like Sam Shields, Dez Bishop, DuJuan Harris, Jeremy Ross, Don Barclay and Dez Moses.
Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#8 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 6:34:20 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Canada
Joined: 9/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 429
Applause Received: 463
I wouldn't overpay, but I would be curious as to what the pricetag is for Jake Long.
Offline JustJeff  
#9 Posted : Monday, February 18, 2013 10:49:51 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 2/5/2013(UTC)
Location: Backin' the Pack
Applause Given: 11
Applause Received: 16
Since no one else wants to, please allow me to do some shopping.

Cedric Peerman – Running Back – Cincinnati Bengals 5’ 8” – 211
Core special teams player, natural zone runner , who runs with power
4.34 speed - Kirwan Explosion Index 76.75 6.99 cone 1.40 Ten yard split
Overpaying for a guy making $540K? Peanuts.

Kenny Phillips – Free Safety – New York Giants 6’ 2” – 217
4.48 speed Can play single high and has good man skills
You’re not likely to get into a bidding war for Phillips. He made 2.08 million
Give him the $2.3 million that we paid Collins for 2012 (since he is now off the books)

Rocky Bernard – DT - New York Giants 6’ 4” – 300
His 2002 combine numbers 4.96 speed - Kirwan Explosion Index 72.0
Think of Bernard as a Cullen Jenkins type who can stay healthy, he’s only missed 10 games in seven years.
He’s 33, but has some tread left on the tires – especially as a five-tech.
He can be had by overpaying to the tune of $1 million per.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
TheKanataThrilla on 2/18/2013(UTC), wpr on 2/18/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#10 Posted : Monday, February 18, 2013 12:16:51 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,553
Applause Received: 1,798
Wade said: Go to Quoted Post
We're about to enter what, for Packer fans, is usually a pretty action-less time of year -- early free agency when Ted-the-consistent-seeker-of-value-without-overpaying-and-preferring-to-do-it-by-drafting-anyway Thompson rarely is heard from.

I thought it might be interesting to ask everyone who, if they were GM, they would be willing to overpay for come free agency this year....both players and positions.

My list (so far):

Offense: Greg Jennings.
Offense: Ryan Clady (depending on injury prognosis).
Defense: Henry Melton.
Defense: Cliff Avril.
OL help in general.
NT help in general.


Gregorious- no. GB has plenty at WR they don't need to overpay.
Clady- no. GB has enough injured OT already way overpay?
Melton. hmmm. possible. Depends on the definition of overpay? A competitive price and maybe a dollar or two more? Sure. $1 mil over the going rate plus tons of front loaded money? no.
Arvil? no. to light for a 3-4 or 2-5. He is best in a tradition 4-3 base.
OL in general? no. I am comfortable for one more year with who they have. Looking for a draft and develop C. The G are adequate to above average so no need to overpay. OT. Probably already have some good ones if GB can move beyond injuries and potential and see what they really have. In 2 years I may be so inclined if there is no progress made.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages12>
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 (9h): 3:30 PM Pizza Delivery !
Smokey (9h): I'm not that shallow, I like all football games .
Zero2Cool (9h): Shit I need to fix this shout so we can hit ENTER.
Zero2Cool (9h): It was losing your arms or watch the game wasn't it?
Zero2Cool (9h): And a PRESEASON game to boot? Seriously, how bad of a bet you lose?
Zero2Cool (9h): You, obviously. Who the hell watches the Vikings?
Smokey (9h): Who ?
Zero2Cool (9h): Someone lost a bet.
Smokey (10h): Watching Chargers vs Vikings
Smokey (28-Aug): Titan's look sharp vs Raiders .
porky88 (27-Aug): 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
now / Green Bay Packers Talk / musccy

8m / Green Bay Packers Talk / musccy

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / mi_keys

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Poppa San

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / CaliforniaCheez

22h / Around The NFL / wpr

23h / Around The NFL / Smokey

23h / 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


Packers Headlines