Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
3 Pages123>

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
HoustonMatt  
#1 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 6:13:48 PM(UTC)
Excluding Aaron Rodgers, what one player could we least afford to lose to injury?

That's the question posed to me by a friend and I can't come up with a final answer.

Kampman?
Pickett?
Grant?
Woodson?
Clifton?

Those are the candidates I came up with, but I can make cases for or against each one of them. So I pose the question to you.
earthquake  
#2 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 6:30:34 PM(UTC)
I'd say Woodson honestly. Loosing him leaves Harris and Tramon as the CB's, with Blackmon/Bush as the nickle and Bush/lee as the dime.
TengoJuego  
#3 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 6:30:56 PM(UTC)
Cliffy...or Woodson.
walleye  
#4 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 6:32:37 PM(UTC)
Woodson
kiddikkarus  
#5 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 6:33:00 PM(UTC)
I honestly do think it is Grant. Jackson is a nice complimentary back, but I haven't become convinced by him yet. Lumpkin is exciting to watch.

Even though our o-line seems to always be shuffling from week to week, my theory is that Grant has some intrinsic understanding of the guys in front of him, and vice versa. It's not something that was learned, but just something that happened. Morency, Wynn, Jackson, Herron, and Lumpkin have not seemed to be able to use our front guys like Grant has.
Bigbyfan  
#6 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 6:37:57 PM(UTC)
Harris or Woodson..... if we lose either of them for an extended period of time, we might as well get ready for a top 10 pick
mkapp  
#7 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 7:20:58 PM(UTC)
D. All of the above.

Anyone of those guys could be a huge loss for us.
longtimefan  
#8 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 7:32:07 PM(UTC)
Pulling this out from left field..


Donald Lee..

He might be a safety valve for Aaron Rodgers along with the fact I have a feeling he will be used lot in the run blocking department
tromadz  
#9 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 7:40:00 PM(UTC)
Really, I'm the first to say

AARON RODGERS

While I like Flynn, this season is probably lost if we lose Rodgers.

No matter what backup we had, really. Had we got Culpepper or any of the other veteran backups, none of them were good enough to lead this team.
Bigbyfan  
#10 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 7:43:44 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Really, I'm the first to say

AARON RODGERS

While I like Flynn, this season is probably lost if we lose Rodgers.

No matter what backup we had, really. Had we got Culpepper or any of the other veteran backups, none of them were good enough to lead this team.


He said excluding Rodgers.

Duh! :thumbleft:
longtimefan  
#11 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 7:50:58 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Really, I'm the first to say

AARON RODGERS

While I like Flynn, this season is probably lost if we lose Rodgers.

No matter what backup we had, really. Had we got Culpepper or any of the other veteran backups, none of them were good enough to lead this team.


He said excluding Rodgers.

Duh! :thumbleft:

:xcensoredx: :physassult:
tromadz  
#12 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 7:52:12 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Really, I'm the first to say

AARON RODGERS

While I like Flynn, this season is probably lost if we lose Rodgers.

No matter what backup we had, really. Had we got Culpepper or any of the other veteran backups, none of them were good enough to lead this team.


He said excluding Rodgers.

Duh! :thumbleft:


Oh I was expected to read the thread? My bad!

let me try again then.

I'll say Kampman. We're already a little thin at Dline and if we lost Kampman for any long period of time, it could really hurt us. I like our depth on Dline, but we dont have any extra Kampman's lying around. There isn't a Kampman tree out back or anything.

(someone photshop that)
Greg C.  
#13 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 9:27:17 PM(UTC)
1. Ryan Pickett
2. Al Harris
3. Charles Woodson
4. Aaron Kampman

They're all defensive players. So I guess I like our depth on offense, with the major exception of the QB position. TE is a little thin, but I see it as a less vital position than most others.
wpr  
#14 Posted : Friday, September 5, 2008 10:33:57 PM(UTC)
I gotta say Kampman as well. He is the key to the DL and thus the whole defense.
NormaL  
#15 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 12:58:43 AM(UTC)
Without a doubt Grant. Not sold at all on Jackson. Hope he proves me wrong this year.
porky88  
#16 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 2:34:23 AM(UTC)
Depends on who we play.

Dallas I think Woodson or Harris being out hurts. We saw that last year. They just motioned TO and he had to be passed off in coverage to someone like Frank Walker.

A team like Minnesota, Ryan Pickett being out hurts.

Indianapolis and I think losing Aaron Kampman as that pass rush on Manning would hurt us.

A team like Houston then Clifton to match up against Mario Williams hurts.

So a lot of this who can't we lose stuff depends on who we play the next week in my opinion.
Cheesey  
#17 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 7:39:31 AM(UTC)
Pickett, then Woodson.
We all saw what it was like run defense wise without him there in the preseason. We were gashed BIG time with the run.
Woodson......he's our best DB. Without him, they can throw all day.
Bigbyfan  
#18 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 10:22:55 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Pickett, then Woodson.
We all saw what it was like run defense wise without him there in the preseason. We were gashed BIG time with the run.
Woodson......he's our best DB. Without him, they can throw all day.


I may be in the minority but I still think Harris is our number one. He matches up against the other's top WR and does a great job shutting them down. After the Giants-Packers game everyone keeps saying Harris is done. One game where all the conditions were in Plax's favor, doesn't erase evrything Harris had done that season. He played most of the season with a bad back and still shut down the likes of Roy Williams, Brandon Marshall, Steve Smith, and the Queens supposed savior Bernard Berrian
Cheesey  
#19 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 10:48:01 AM(UTC)
Harris is important, i agree 100%.
I just see Pickett as the guy that can get the push up the middle, hopefully engauging 2 guys, thus allowing our linemen to rush their QB. That would take some pressure off our DB's. If theres no pressure, that will kill us. QB's had WAY too much time in the pocket, and when they were flushed from it, they picked up big yards running.
Bigbyfan  
#20 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 11:09:36 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Harris is important, i agree 100%.
I just see Pickett as the guy that can get the push up the middle, hopefully engauging 2 guys, thus allowing our linemen to rush their QB. That would take some pressure off our DB's. If theres no pressure, that will kill us. QB's had WAY too much time in the pocket, and when they were flushed from it, they picked up big yards running.


I was addressing when it was said that Woodson was our best DB. I do agree about Pickett however :)
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
beast (4h) : Who are the longshots? Jags? Saints? Redskins? and who?
SINCITYCHEEZE (4h) : Buckeye closing in on 4 Longshots in Pickem today....Son you need to hook me up we could make a killing on some parlays next weekend. Lol
beast (6h) : Bears ran it 60% of the time...
beast (10h) : Bears tried hard to give it away, but Steelers couldn't take it
Mucky Tundra (10h) : Lot of injuries :(
Zero2Cool (11h) : OUT for the Packers: WR Randall Cobb S Kentrell Brice CB Davon House LB Jake Ryan LB Nick Perry T David Bakhtiari DT Mike Daniels
beast (12h) : Ravens/Jags must be a FF nightmare, as ol' TEs who never score, had 4 of the 6 TDs
beast (12h) : Bears beating Steelers at halftime.
beast (12h) : https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/yp89dj/stephen-a-smith-points-out-nfls-paid-patriotism-problem
beast (12h) : I just read that it wasn't until the NFL started getting paid by the DoD (in 2009), that players were on the sidelines for the Anthem. (I ca
Zero2Cool (12h) : apparently it was comon to stay in lockeroom years ago
Zero2Cool (12h) : i couldn't find anything confirming its against the rules
beast (12h) : Is it against the rules to be in the lockerroom for the Anthem?
yooperfan (13h) : Prolly some fines coming down.
Zero2Cool (13h) : it is? this could be interesting
yooperfan (13h) : It's against league rules for a team not to be on the field during the National Anthem.
Nonstopdrivel (13h) : Chat room posting to the top instead of bottom again.
Zero2Cool (13h) : Jordy Nelson IN. Randall Cobb OUT.
Nonstopdrivel (13h) : Where is everybody? There's plenty of football to talk about!
yinzer (14h) : what??
Zero2Cool (14h) : Today's Birthdays: mi_keys (29)
Zero2Cool (14h) : Steelers Will Remain In Locker Room During National Anthem
Zero2Cool (15h) : thanks
buckeyepackfan (19h) : Good Morning Packer Fans! Gameday! GO! PACK! GO!
buckeyepackfan (19h) : Happy Belated Birthday Z2C!
beast (24-Sep) : Happy Birthday
wpr (23-Sep) : Hope you had a great day Z.
uffda udfa (23-Sep) : Happy Birthday, Z.
macbob (23-Sep) : Z2C-Hope you had a wonderful birthday! Thanks for providing us a great place to hang out.
Smokey (23-Sep) : Anyone watching the Utah vs Arizona tonight .
Cheesey (22-Sep) : No..."Fired FROM the forge!"LOL!
Smokey (21-Sep) : A "Forged in Fire" wash out ? LOL
Cheesey (21-Sep) : Zero got cut??? I TOLD him not to play with knives!
uffda udfa (21-Sep) : Spriggs to IR.
uffda udfa (21-Sep) : Nick Perry having surgery on finger likely out this week.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
38m / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

56m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

23-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

22-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

22-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

21-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

21-Sep / Around The NFL / Cheesey

21-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

20-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

20-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

Headlines