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 MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:36:17 PM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel

Rank: Administration
United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 102
ProFootballTalk said:
Former Raiders safety Michael Huff grew up near Dallas, and was a star at the University of Texas. But he's not going to wait around all day for the Cowboys to balance their checkbook for a chance to return home. The Cowboys have around $100,000 in cap room, preventing them from doing deals right now.
Sponsor
Online nerdmann  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 2:06:23 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,168
Applause Received: 783
I like Ted's conservative approach alot, but I wouldn't mind taking a look at this dude.
Offline dhazer  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 3:41:48 PM(UTC)
dhazer

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2013Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2009PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 65
Applause Received: 236
I won't even waste my time because Ted Thompson don't sign any free agents, I think we missed out on a cheap Ed Reed.
Offline PackerTraxx  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:43:31 PM(UTC)
PackerTraxx

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 130
I was hoping we might be able to pick up Reed for the right money. His experience and leadership would have been great for our young DBs. Oh well...
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 4:47:50 PM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel

Rank: Administration
United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 102
PackersNews said:
The Packers are bringing in safety Michael Huff for a free-agent visit, according to a report by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 3/26/2013(UTC)
Offline porky88  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 7:00:39 PM(UTC)
porky88

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2014

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 4/26/2007(UTC)
Applause Given: 235
Applause Received: 467
The defense isn’t far off. Granted, the onus is on younger players to develop, but I can envision a scenario where Green Bay has a top-level defense in 2013.

For example, sign Michael Huff and I’ll use Jesse Williams as our first-round example.

Your base defense then consists of Williams, B.J. Raji, and Ryan Pickett on the d-line. You put Nick Perry, A.J. Hawk, Des Bishop, and Clay Matthews at linebacker. The defensive backfield looks good with Huff, Morgan Burnett, Sam Shields, and Tramon Williams.

You also have the necessary tools to run a successful 2-4-5. You can sub in Mike Neal, Casey Heyward, and Brad Jones. Then sub out Williams, Pickett, and Hawk. That’s not a bad looking defense on paper.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
Zero2Cool on 3/27/2013(UTC), play2win on 3/27/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, March 26, 2013 7:07:27 PM(UTC)
wpr

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

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,292
Applause Received: 1,598
porky88 said: Go to Quoted Post
The defense isn’t far off. Granted, the onus is on younger players to develop, but I can envision a scenario where Green Bay has a top-level defense in 2013.

For example, sign Michael Huff and I’ll use Jesse Williams as our first-round example.

Your base defense then consists of Williams, B.J. Raji, and Ryan Pickett on the d-line. You put Nick Perry, A.J. Hawk, Des Bishop, and Clay Matthews at linebacker. The defensive backfield looks good with Huff, Morgan Burnett, Sam Shields, and Tramon Williams.

You also have the necessary tools to run a successful 2-4-5. You can sub in Mike Neal, Casey Heyward, and Brad Jones. Then sub out Williams, Pickett, and Hawk. That’s not a bad looking defense on paper.


I like it but I won't hold my breath.
*sigh* Sad
Offline play2win  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 5:21:27 AM(UTC)
play2win

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee
Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 725
Michael Huff's stats are comparable to or better than Morgan Burnett's. they appear to be about the same, with Huff maybe being a little better in coverage (13 PDs in 2012).

Huff could be one of those players who takes his career to a new level in Green Bay. Capers would love to pair this player with Burnett. 4 sacks in 2010. Seems like a quality vet who might be a 2nd level FA signing. I would like to see it happen. A veteran presence back there could be huge.
Offline PackerTraxx  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:01:02 AM(UTC)
PackerTraxx

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 130
It looks like Huff would be a nice addition. Not only would it give an established player presence at safety, it would allow a draft choice at another position of need. I hope Ted Thompson feels he's worth it, I trust TT.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:05:32 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

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

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,055
Applause Received: 2,531
Coming out of college he had some nice measurables


Height: 6'
Weight: 204 lbs

40 Yrd Dash: 4.34
20 Yrd Dash: 2.57
10 Yrd Dash: 1.51

225 Lb. Bench Reps: 21

Vertical Jump: 40 1/2
Broad Jump: 10'05"
20 Yrd Shuttle:
3-Cone Drill:
Offline PackerTraxx  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:31:42 AM(UTC)
PackerTraxx

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 130
Zero, where are those measurables from? That's a really fast 40 for a safety and the vertical is very impressive.
Offline yooperfan  
#12 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:52:50 AM(UTC)
yooperfan

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 848
Applause Received: 403
Any ideas why he has lasted this long without somebody scooping him up.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#13 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:04:19 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

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

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,055
Applause Received: 2,531
PackerTraxx said: Go to Quoted Post
Zero, where are those measurables from? That's a really fast 40 for a safety and the vertical is very impressive.


I didn't keep the link, it was just some draft scout site. If you google his name and append 'draft profile' you'll find the measurables from several sources.
Offline wpr  
#14 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:16:04 AM(UTC)
wpr

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

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,292
Applause Received: 1,598
PackerTraxx said: Go to Quoted Post
Zero, where are those measurables from? That's a really fast 40 for a safety and the vertical is very impressive.


this link has them all the way back to 1999.
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#15 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:19:01 AM(UTC)
Gaycandybacon

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Location: Hanover Park, IL
Applause Given: 145
Applause Received: 178
Well he was probably the best player on the Raiders Defense imo. The guy can play corner and safety like Woodson did. And he's younger. Ted Thompson brought in one raider before, we could do it again. Wink
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


Recent Topics
8m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

13m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Wade

54m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Wade

57m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Wade

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / OlHoss1884

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

17-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Dulak

16-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

16-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

16-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

15-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

15-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

15-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower


Tweeter