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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:06:49 PM(UTC)
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The Green Bay Packers released 19 players and placed three on injured reserve. Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, announced the transactions Saturday.

Released Saturday were wide receiver Jake Allen, cornerback Scorpio Babers, defensive tackle Conrad Bolston, center Brennen Carvalho, safety Tyrone Culver, linebacker Spencer Havner, tight end Joey Haynos, running back Noah Herron, guard Ryan Keenan, linebacker Danny Lansanah, defensive tackle Alfred Malone, running back Vernand Morency, defensive tackle Daniel Muir, cornerback Joe Porter, wide receiver Johnny Quinn, wide receiver Taj Smith, wide receiver Brett Swain, tackle Orrin Thompson and fullback Corey White.

Defensive tackle Rodney Allen, center Junius Coston and long snapper J.J. Jansen were placed on injured reserve.







Running Back
[ul]Noah Herron
Vernand Morency[/ul]
Fullback
[ul]Corey White[/ul]
Wide Receiver
[ul]Jake Allen
Johnny Quinn
Taj Smith
Brett Swain[/ul]
Center
[ul]Brennen Carvalho[/ul]
Guard
[ul]Ryan Keenan[/ul]
Tackle
[ul]Orrin Thompson [/ul]
Tight End
[ul]Joey Haynos[/ul]
Defensive Tackle
[ul]Conrad Bolston
Alfred Malone
Daniel Muir[/ul]
Linebacker
[ul]Danny Lansanah
Spencer Havner[/ul]
Cornerback
[ul]Scorpio Babers
Joe Porter[/ul]
Safety
[ul]Tyrone Culver[/ul]
Injured Reserve
[ul]Rodney Allen,
Junius Coston
J.J. Jansen[/ul]

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Offline PackOne  
#2 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:09:49 PM(UTC)
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Lumpkin takes the job. Heh.
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Offline yooperfan  
#3 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:12:16 PM(UTC)
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Yes!!!!!
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Offline all_about_da_packers  
#4 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:17:02 PM(UTC)
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Wow, we're thin at DT.

Herron is the biggest surprise IMO.

So is the fact that we kept 7 LBs.

Trade anyone?

I expect another DT to be signed before our season opener.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:21:57 PM(UTC)
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I'm only a mild bit surprised we didn't keep one of Morency or Herron. I thought we'd keep four backs plus a fullback.

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#6 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:37:44 PM(UTC)
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Running Back

Noah Herron

:xcensoredx: :xcensoredx:

He'll get picked up quick I expect
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Offline strobl2  
#7 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:47:08 PM(UTC)
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I think its kind of stupid to get rid of 3 DT. Also I don't get why we got rid of Herron. I think we really have to worry about those two positions because we don't have a lot of depth if something happens to picket, grant, or jolly.
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Offline wpr  
#8 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:47:39 PM(UTC)
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I'm only a mild bit surprised we didn't keep one of Morency or Herron. I thought we'd keep four backs plus a fullback.


I am just a bit surprised that both were cut. I thought Morency might be traded for a 7th. But he is good at protecting the QB and Herron was the 3rd down back.
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Offline gotarace  
#9 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 9:00:09 PM(UTC)
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We get rid of 2 quality backup running backs and keep BUSH? Can't say i love that call.
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Offline gbpfan  
#10 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 9:13:54 PM(UTC)
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some of those guys not surprised herron i was but i did feel him and morencey would be gone because of lumpkin i hope they find a good dt and long snapper :compress:
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Offline jdlax  
#11 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 9:25:28 PM(UTC)
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Injured reserve=out for the season, yes?
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#12 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 9:26:00 PM(UTC)
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Injured reserve=out for the season, yes?


That is correct.

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Offline earthquake  
#13 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 9:54:25 PM(UTC)
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Interesting. The only real thing that bothers me is herron was cut yet bush still makes the team? With 4 safties even? I figured bush would be around if only 3 safties were kept. Most of this seems inline with thompson's theory that you keep the best players you have, and not keep around guys just to fill gaps. Looking at the DLine i think its safe to assume jenkins will be getting a lot of work at DT this year, and perhaps motgomery as well.
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Offline TheEngineer  
#14 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 10:00:31 PM(UTC)
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Maybe there's a reason x player was cut instead of y player is because of a possibility for picking up a (better/cheaper) free agent? Yes yes, I know it's not really Ted's style.
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#15 Posted : Saturday, August 30, 2008 10:04:29 PM(UTC)
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Looking at the DLine i think its safe to assume jenkins will be getting a lot of work at DT this year, and perhaps motgomery as well.
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