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 Pages<12
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline beast  
#11 Posted : Sunday, July 28, 2013 5:59:53 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 462
Applause Received: 556
DoddPower said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't remember Clowney looking that good. I just remember thinking he was very fast. He was very raw, un-polished, and a poor route runner, otherwise.


I thought the same, but I do remember Jets fans getting all hyped up about him (when he was with the Jets) after all he lead the NFL in preseason game yardage for two or three seasons I believe. He was going to be one of their break out stars... then the regular season came.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
DoddPower on 7/28/2013(UTC)
Offline sschind  
#12 Posted : Sunday, July 28, 2013 8:17:15 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 3/5/2013(UTC)
Location: SE WISCONSIN
Applause Given: 324
Applause Received: 726
DoddPower said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't remember Clowney looking that good. I just remember thinking he was very fast. He was very raw, un-polished, and a poor route runner, otherwise.


Exactly. Just like these other late round picks/UDFA that people get excited about and then the vast majority of them disappear.

You may not remember him looking that good but I recall seeing several articles and such touting him as a possible breakout player.
Offline beast  
#13 Posted : Sunday, July 28, 2013 9:02:02 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 462
Applause Received: 556
sschind said: Go to Quoted Post
Exactly. Just like these other late round picks/UDFA that people get excited about and then the vast majority of them disappear.

You may not remember him looking that good but I recall seeing several articles and such touting him as a possible breakout player.


Okay you meant article love... that's a different story. I remember Clowney getting a ton of pre-training camp article love... speed/size will normaly get you article love just like Johnson got some because of his speed/size. Though Clowney got more, probably because he was a higher pick and the Packers were more WR needy at the time and it was right after Jennings broke out as a rookie, so media thought another guy might break out as a rookie as well.

I found it very strange that Clowney was getting to much love in the media while James Jones (slow guy but draft two rounds higher) was being almost being ignored as far as media love. They just covered him when they talked abotu Clowney speed. I felt bad for Jones then... glad he's gotten some love since ThumpUp
Offline DoddPower  
#14 Posted : Monday, July 29, 2013 12:35:12 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2011FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2015

United States
Joined: 9/24/2007(UTC)
Location: Visalia, CA
Applause Given: 3,150
Applause Received: 864
beast said: Go to Quoted Post
Okay you meant article love... that's a different story. I remember Clowney getting a ton of pre-training camp article love... speed/size will normaly get you article love just like Johnson got some because of his speed/size. Though Clowney got more, probably because he was a higher pick and the Packers were more WR needy at the time and it was right after Jennings broke out as a rookie, so media thought another guy might break out as a rookie as well.

I found it very strange that Clowney was getting to much love in the media while James Jones (slow guy but draft two rounds higher) was being almost being ignored as far as media love. They just covered him when they talked abotu Clowney speed. I felt bad for Jones then... glad he's gotten some love since ThumpUp


People loooove speed.

Offline DarkaneRules  
#15 Posted : Monday, July 29, 2013 12:40:59 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 299
Applause Received: 596
I like break away speed. Donald driver and now Randall Cobb have that to me. They look like they are going backwards for a second, set their feet, and then vrooom.
Offline Pack93z  
#16 Posted : Monday, July 29, 2013 12:42:15 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 429
Applause Received: 1,187
DoddPower said: Go to Quoted Post
People loooove speed.



And a couple, like Al Davis, overpaid millions over the years to obtain players with speed.
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 (11-May): Yeah I was kind of stunned myself. Gordon is pretty much done I believe
TheKanataThrilla (11-May): Wow they kept that secret since January. Impressive leak control.
Zero2Cool (10-May): A source confirmed that Gordon had microfracture knee surgery in January.
Zero2Cool (10-May): I think that surgery was done in Jan, not coming up.
TheKanataThrilla (10-May): Melvin Gordon gettting microfracture surgery.
IronMan (10-May): Curry is so fun to watch
uffda udfa (9-May): Packers waive DT Josh Boyd.
Zero2Cool (9-May): Dan Patrick is a good one, but geez his commercials are ear punishers.
Zero2Cool (9-May): Bill Michaels is good. Rome blows. Jay Mohr is weird.
Zero2Cool (9-May): He's one of the few I enjoy listening to. Albeit, on the short Fox Sports segments Sunday morning.
Pack93z (9-May): But he certainly invokes me wanting to turn the channel... yes... he does that well.
Pack93z (9-May): How... he might think outside the box, but fails to look at all aspects before forming an opinion. For me... he does not invoke thought... t
Zero2Cool (8-May): He's easily thought-provoking too. He thinks outside the box.
Pack93z (7-May): He got the opinionated part right at least... specious.
Pack93z (7-May): From his podcast page... what a crock of dog dung.... The Herd with Colin Cowherd is a thought-provoking, opinionated, and topic-driven jour
Porforis (7-May): SQLzbub
Zero2Cool (6-May): uh oh ---> Size of database: 666 MB
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.
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
7m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

18h / PH Special / PackerTraxx

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

22-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

21-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

20-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

19-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / blueleopard

18-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

17-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

17-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

17-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

17-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

17-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / OlHoss1884

15-May / Green Bay Packers Talk / Gaycandybacon


Tweeter