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Offline Pack93z  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:00:17 AM(UTC)
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Not a well known name in the group.. lol.

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With Clay Matthews gone for at least a few more weeks due to a thumb injury and Nick Perry suffering from a broken foot, the Packers need linebackers.

And so they brought in eight guys who could play linebacker in their 3-4 defense on Tuesday.

The candidates were, per a league source, Victor Aiyewa, Alan Baxter, Demetrius Hartsfield, Jake Muasau, Justin Staples, Aston Whiteside, Brandon Williams, and Lawrence Wilson.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#2 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:17:09 AM(UTC)
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Did anybody really expect Ted Thompson to bring in established players/retreads/whatever you want to call them? This is the Packer way. Apparently only one of those eight was deemed worthy of our practice squad even though we had two PS openings.

Andy Mulumba has been one of my favorites among the rookies from the day he was signed, I think he will do fine. Palmer also has looked good. Those two plus Neal should be enough except for the prospect of even more injuries. Apparently Stoneburner is cross-trained for OLB in an emergency, and I assume Barrington could play there too if necessary. No need to panic.
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:18:42 AM(UTC)
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I found this on the News link too!! :P

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With Clay Matthews gone for at least a few more weeks due to a thumb injury and Nick Perry suffering from a broken foot, the Packers need linebackers. And so they brought in eight guys who could play linebacker in their 3-4 defense on Tuesday. The candidates were, per a league source, Victor Aiyewa, Alan...



I think a good portion of the Packers players were unknowns. I remember being duped by ESPN in favor of Chad Jackson who we heard quite a bit about and then he picked some kid who's supposedly slow out of Western Michigan instead. That turned out okay and similar things have happened in the past.

Plus, unknown is cheap! lol

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#4 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:33:37 AM(UTC)
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There is no panic.. it is just amusing.. and someplace someone is freaking out about the list.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#5 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:34:29 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
I found this on the News link too!! :P


Ze lag boss... ze lag. Big Grin
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#6 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:50:46 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Pack93z Go to Quoted Post
Ze lag boss... ze lag. Big Grin


lol

You started this thread at 00

This same article was on the \Latest.aspx at 57


Unless it took you 3 minutes to procure the details of the thread? :P


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Offline Pack93z  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 8:32:42 AM(UTC)
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Who needs facts.. just wanted to drop a Tattoo reference into a thread.


Imagine that... they don't have a Grumman Widgeon animated gif... lol..

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Offline buckeyepackfan  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 9:22:44 AM(UTC)
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As long as The Packers have "The Indestructable one" anchoring the middle, and making sure everyone is in place and knows their assignments, they wil be fine!!!!

I would like to see Sam Barrington get a few reps on the inside, just to spell either Hawk or Lattimore.

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Offline Tezzy  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 9:29:20 AM(UTC)
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This time of the year I suppose it isn't too surprising that there isn't a well known name in there. Just hoping our LB injury bug is done for the season.
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Offline steveishere  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 10:30:55 AM(UTC)
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Looking for practice squadders. They cant put vets on the squad.
Offline nerdmann  
#11 Posted : Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:15:50 PM(UTC)
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Ryan Grant wasn't a big name either.
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