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.
3 Pages123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, March 18, 2013 7:48:01 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 129
PackersNews said:
Receiver Greg Jennings said Monday the Green Bay Packers didn't make him an acceptable contract offer but he harbors no hard feelings toward his old team.
Offline rabidgopher04  
#2 Posted : Monday, March 18, 2013 9:05:57 PM(UTC)
Rank: Member

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 130
Applause Received: 157
Quote:
Jennings said he was looking for a fresh start, in part because of the Packers’ depth at receiver.

“I understand that they have a lot of talent … and they’re going to have to showcase that talent, and we all can’t be as successful as we want to be individually with so many guys around,” Jennings said.

“You want to have individual success, you want to have overall team success, but you want to feel like you’re a part of it, and it’s hard. It would be hard for me to sit here and say, man, I was in a great position, I could have thrived. And I believe this with all my heart, not one guy over there can really maximize their potential because of the depth we had.”


Way to take one for the team, Greg.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
JustinAVA182 on 3/18/2013(UTC)
Offline JustinAVA182  
#3 Posted : Monday, March 18, 2013 9:22:27 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

United States
Joined: 2/25/2013(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee
Applause Given: 22
Applause Received: 30
rabidgopher04 said: Go to Quoted Post
Way to take one for the team, Greg.
Quote:
Jennings said he was looking for a fresh start, in part because of the Packers’ depth at receiver.

“I understand that they have a lot of talent … and they’re going to have to showcase that talent, and we all can’t be as successful as we want to be individually with so many guys around,” Jennings said.

“You want to have individual success, you want to have overall team success, but you want to feel like you’re a part of it, and it’s hard. It would be hard for me to sit here and say, man, I was in a great position, I could have thrived. And I believe this with all my heart, not one guy over there can really maximize their potential because of the depth we had.”


Way to take one for the team, Greg.


Ya he sure had it rough. Some players dream to of been in the position he was in.
Offline flep  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:37:03 AM(UTC)
Rank: Member

United Kingdom
Joined: 8/14/2008(UTC)
Location: UK
Applause Given: 60
Applause Received: 65
There is no "I" in team but there is a "Me".

So obviously it's all about the "Me" with Mr Jennings.

Well good luck with that in Minnesota where it's all about AP............
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Dulak on 3/19/2013(UTC)
Offline Dulak  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 4:35:33 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 274
Applause Received: 139
flep said: Go to Quoted Post
There is no "I" in team but there is a "Me".

So obviously it's all about the "Me" with Mr Jennings.

Well good luck with that in Minnesota where it's all about AP............


Can sort of understand where he is coming from - but IMO maybe the team is better off - we got some nice receivers and this will give us a bit of money to work on some positions we really need ...

Offline sschind  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 7:39:48 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 3/5/2013(UTC)
Location: SE WISCONSIN
Applause Given: 318
Applause Received: 718
I understand how it might be difficult to think you are contributing as much to the teams success when there are 3 or 4 other guys who are doing at least as much if not more than you are. While the vikings are no where as good as the Packers if they do improve Jennings will play a major role in that improvement. Putting loyalties aside for a minute, because for the most part we all know there is no loyalty in the NFL, I can totally understand why Jennings would rather be part of a team where he feels he can play a much bigger role in their success.

As Packers fans some of us may have a hard time time seeing this because it is the vikings and we HATE the vikings. We say things like "all GJ cares about is himself" or that "there is no I in team" but you have to remember that Jennings is going somewhere that, in his mind, he can be a bigger part of the team. A place where he can contribute more to the teams success. I suppose you could argue that being concerned with HIS contribution to the team's success is still an indication of a "me first" attitude but I don't think it does. Every player wants his team to succeed and they all want to be a part of it.

If I could say anything to Jennings it would be that I understand why you made the move but I am sorry I can not wish you luck. If it were ANY team except the vikings (or the cowboys) I could honestly say I wish him a continued successful career but with the vikings (or the cowboys) I will have to hope he stays 100% healthy and his career falls off the face of the Earth.


Offline Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 7:46:14 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: 2,294
Applause Received: 3,490
In other words ... I have a ring, now I need the stats so I can get into the Hall of Fame.
Offline Porforis  
#8 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 8:04:07 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

United States
Joined: 8/22/2009(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Applause Given: 234
Applause Received: 473
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
In other words ... I have a ring, now I need the stats so I can get into the Hall of Fame.


He's sure to get 2000 yards a year and 15 TDs tossed to him from Christian "The Rocket" Ponder
Offline Yerko  
#9 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 8:50:19 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 10/15/2008(UTC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Applause Given: 209
Applause Received: 368
He is all about himself and his own achievements and who can blame him? The move to the Vikings is still questionable because he said he wanted a good quarterback. I don't think he truly understands just how much better Favre and Rodgers made him look on the field as well as the cast of wide receivers that surrounded him.

The one thing that will truly help him in Minnesota is the Adrian Peterson factor, which he had mentioned in another interview he did.

The way I see some Packers fans acting (via Twitter) is pretty unreal. Yeah, he went to a rival but a lot of them are acting like this is AS BIG as Favre going to the Vikings. I don't agree with that. The Vikings invested a lot of money in an "older" previously injured receiver. Some of these fans should look at what the Packers have instead of what the Vikings gained. I'd say we still have it good as fans of the Packers.

The offense worked without him last season.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
play2win on 3/19/2013(UTC)
Offline El3ment12  
#10 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 9:02:23 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 12/16/2006(UTC)
Applause Given: 32
Applause Received: 24
Peterson is going to help Jennings? When was the last time an elite running back won the Superbowl?
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 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 (3-May): Packers annual shareholders meeting will be held on July 21 at 11 a.m.
Zero2Cool (2-May): Packers decline option on former first-round pick Datone Jones
Zero2Cool (2-May): For the public
Zero2Cool (2-May): OTA practices: May 24, June 2 and June 6
Smokey (1-May): Pecan Waffles !
gbguy20 (30-Apr): i like waffles
Mucky Tundra (30-Apr): mmm Waffles
IronMan (30-Apr): seriously. Waffle House
IronMan (30-Apr): Waffle House!
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): In unrelated news, a six figure sum was wired to Dr James Andrews bank account in the Cayman Islands
Zero2Cool (29-Apr): Dr. James Andrews, who examined Myles Jack in December, told the UCLA LB today that he does not need micro-fracture surgery.
wpr (29-Apr): 64321 is still available
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): thanks wpr, now i have to change it :(
wpr (29-Apr): Right. Mucky is 12346. Big difference.
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): because i'm smarter than he is ;)
Zero2Cool (29-Apr): 12345 didn't fare well for Tunsil, what makes you think it will for you?
Mucky Tundra (29-Apr): I don't want to reset my password
Zero2Cool (29-Apr): First round is over. Reset your passwords.
Zero2Cool (29-Apr): Thompson on Clark: We thought he was the best player available.
IronMan (28-Apr): Brady won his appeal. no suspension.
Yerko (28-Apr): Happy Draft Day everyone!
Pack93z (28-Apr): Buckeye players that is... speaking of that, anyone see Buckeye around?
Pack93z (28-Apr): You certainly can have enough Buckeyes.... and 1 is probably too many. lol.
Zero2Cool (27-Apr): draft chat party tomorrow boys/girls welcome come all
wpr (27-Apr): Hawk is a FA
IronMan (27-Apr): AJ Hawk is still in the NFL?
FLORIDA PACKER88 (27-Apr): You can Never have Enough Buckeyes! Lets sign Lil animal Laurinitis and Hawk and put em both in the middle! ;)
wpr (26-Apr): 48 hrs until Christmas!
Zero2Cool (26-Apr): We have one too many Buckeye on the team already!!
Porforis (26-Apr): AJ Hawk released. Lol if the packers picked him up, would make for some spirited debate
Zero2Cool (25-Apr): Tom Brady re-suspended for four games. Boring.
Zero2Cool (25-Apr): and next year it'll take 24 seconds to do 2017 ;-)
Zero2Cool (25-Apr): 2016 NFL Pick'em schedule ... done!
IronMan (25-Apr): ball for 14 seconds and doesn't even get a shot off. lol
IronMan (25-Apr): So the Hawks call a TO with 15 seconds left, the coach scribbles some play down on the board. They inbound it to Teague and he holds the bal
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Current Headlines

2016 Opponents
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
24m / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / MintBaconDrivel

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / OlHoss1884

23h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

4-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

4-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / FLORIDA PACKER88

4-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

3-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr


Tweeter