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.
5 Pages123>»
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline nerdmann  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:46:23 AM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,556
Applause Received: 1,277
JSO

Quote:
“I’m ready,” Jones said when asked if he was that No. 1 guy. “I work hard every year. I’m ready to take in that role if we don’t get Greg (Jennings) back. Hopefully, I can continue to have some success, make some plays and help my team win.”


I've always said he could get it done. Definitely stepped up this past year. I'd like to see him do that consistently for more than one season, but it looks like he might get his chance to do so.

I still think Cobb's more explosive though.
Offline Pack93z  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:50:03 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 435
Applause Received: 1,203
Again.. I don't think there is nor should be a #1 in the Packers offense... it will be match up based targeting.

So.. any given week, as we have seen for a couple years, guys will be the #1 one week in targets and be just about ignored the next.

What the Packers do lack is a player that can really stretch the field on routes and force the defense to extend the safeties and open things up under the two deep.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
JustJeff on 2/20/2013(UTC), Rockmolder on 2/20/2013(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 10:52:49 AM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,556
Applause Received: 1,277
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
Again.. I don't think there is nor should be a #1 in the Packers offense... it will be match up based targeting.

So.. any given week, as we have seen for a couple years, guys will be the #1 one week in targets and be just about ignored the next.

What the Packers do lack is a player that can really stretch the field on routes and force the defense to extend the safeties and open things up under the two deep.


Well we've got Finley and Cobb.

Our guys can get deep, imo. Then again, they never throw underneath anyway. ;)

Jersey Al: JJ's 2012 Report Card

Quote:
Season Report Card:

(A+) Level of expectations met during the season

(A) Contributions to team’s overall success.

(A-) Contributions to team during the playoffs

Overall Grade: A
Offline wpr  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:01:15 AM(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
no #1 receiver. They don't even line up in the same position every down. Mix and match and look for the open receiver as long as Aaron Rodgers is willing to hold it for 8 seconds so they can get the big play down field and inflate Rodgers stats so that one day he can wipe out all of Brett's records.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 2/20/2013(UTC)
Offline Pack93z  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:06:18 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 435
Applause Received: 1,203
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post

Our guys can get deep, imo. Then again, they never throw underneath anyway. ;)


Oh they go deep.. not arguing the depth of our routes.. but we don't have a guy that is a burner, someone that scares the defense with his speed. Someone that will force the back end of the defense to adjust if he is running a fly route.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
dfosterf on 2/21/2013(UTC)
Offline steveishere  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 1:08:46 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 57
Applause Received: 1,509
I like the way they do it where every receiver on the team can line up in any spot and run any of the routes. I've always liked James Jones but I still think Jordy is the better receiver overall. One thing about Jones that it seemed last year is he is by far the best receiver on the team at beating a press at the line of scrimmage.
Offline Rockmolder  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:04:34 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 239
Applause Received: 374
I'm still quite sure that Ted will draft someone at WR. Hopefuly it'll be on day one.

This receiving group scares me. Everyone seems to be elated that we have 3 guys who can play all the positions... Which is like saying we have 3 running backs who play an equal amount every game. Great and all that they can do that, but I'd rather have Adrian Peterson than 3 "ok" guys.

And that's the same for our WR group.

Nelson isn't elite, Jones isn't elite and Cobb isn't elite. I can't think of a whole lot of teams where any of these guys would be the nr. 1 receiver.

I'm hoping that I'm wrong, but if this is our final group of WRs, we're not going to see a whole lot of seperation from CBs out of our WRs. Something that annoyed me this year when Jennings was out. Rodgers will have to remain pinpoint accurate.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Wade on 2/21/2013(UTC)
Offline porky88  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:17:14 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2014PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2015

Joined: 4/26/2007(UTC)
Applause Given: 252
Applause Received: 510
Rockmolder said: Go to Quoted Post
I'm still quite sure that Ted will draft someone at WR. Hopefuly it'll be on day one.

This receiving group scares me. Everyone seems to be elated that we have 3 guys who can play all the positions... Which is like saying we have 3 running backs who play an equal amount every game. Great and all that they can do that, but I'd rather have Adrian Peterson than 3 "ok" guys.

And that's the same for our WR group.

Nelson isn't elite, Jones isn't elite and Cobb isn't elite. I can't think of a whole lot of teams where any of these guys would be the nr. 1 receiver.

I'm hoping that I'm wrong, but if this is our final group of WRs, we're not going to see a whole lot of seperation from CBs out of our WRs. Something that annoyed me this year when Jennings was out. Rodgers will have to remain pinpoint accurate.


I don't agree with that comparison.

Look at the drastic improvement Cobb made from year one to year two. His route running was better, his hands were better, and his knowledge of the offense increased. Some of the catches he made were just outstanding.

If not for missing one game, he would have caught over 80 passes for 1,000-plus yards, and 8 TDs.

Those are really good numbers for a 22-year-old.

Frankly, I think more than half of the teams in the NFL would love to have either player, but especially Cobb, as their No. 1 wide receiver. That's not elite, but as a group, that's a dangerous weapon.

The main problem, though, is Green Bay's reliance on the passing game. They're now one injury away from Jarrett Boykin of having to play a significant role in the offense.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 2/20/2013(UTC)
Offline steveishere  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:44:18 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 57
Applause Received: 1,509
Rockmolder said: Go to Quoted Post
I'd rather have Adrian Peterson than 3 "ok" guys.


That's nice and all but the thing is only 1 freaking team has Adrian Peterson. The passing game is about a hell of a lot more than 1 player that's a big part of the reason why Brandon Marshall can put up huge numbers and the Bears offense still blows goats. It's a lot easier to slow a team down with 1 good player than a team with several good but not quite as good players.

I'd like to have Calvin Johnson, AJ Green, Brandon Marshall, Andre Johnson, and Larry Fitzgerald as our 5 WR. That would be cool wouldn't it?

Taking a WR in the first round this year would be pretty dumb unless we could somehow get into the top 10 without giving up much to get there (lol). Odds are any guy taken in the 20s won't see many snaps.
Offline gbguy20  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, February 20, 2013 8:58:33 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 425
Applause Received: 465
Rockmolder said: Go to Quoted Post
I'm still quite sure that Ted will draft someone at WR. Hopefuly it'll be on day one.



remember, day 1 is round 1 now. I'm assuming you don't want a WR in round 1.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
5 Pages123>»
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 (10h): Packers release Peter Mortell.
Zero2Cool (11h): Laser Gunns, why two accounts?
Zero2Cool (12h): Patriots released DT Terrance Knighton
Zero2Cool (12h): I'm glad you're back uffda. Keep it strong!
Zero2Cool (12h): Cullen acknowledged he was wrong already. I guess I just dismiss bad blood on that fact.
Zero2Cool (12h): Type F blood = bad blood bahahaha
uffda udfa (12h): Definite bad blood. Cullen felt disrespect with no comm from TT at any point.
uffda udfa (12h): Paul Kruger released by Browns. Cagy vet 3-4 DL we could use.
Zero2Cool (13h): Bad blood? Hahhaha no!
Zero2Cool (13h): Shallow to understand the Vikings aren't football? Lighten up buttercup!
uffda udfa (13h): Cullen Jenkins working out for Skins. Should be for us. Bad blood there.
DoddPower (20h): Fellow PackersHome members need you!
DoddPower (20h): Opening in Pack Attack keeper league. Message me if you're interested.
Smokey (28-Aug): 3:30 PM Pizza Delivery !
Smokey (28-Aug): I'm not that shallow, I like all football games .
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): Shit I need to fix this shout so we can hit ENTER.
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): It was losing your arms or watch the game wasn't it?
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): And a PRESEASON game to boot? Seriously, how bad of a bet you lose?
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): You, obviously. Who the hell watches the Vikings?
Smokey (28-Aug): Who ?
Zero2Cool (28-Aug): Someone lost a bet.
Smokey (28-Aug): 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?
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
8m / Fantasy Sports Talk / Zero2Cool

33m / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

59m / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

3h / Around The NFL / Smokey

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

20h / Fantasy Sports Talk / DoddPower


Packers Headlines