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Offline DEPackfan  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 8:02:25 PM(UTC)
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McCarthy said that Grant's hamstring was very sore at halftime last night and that affected him even on his long run in the 2nd half.

I certainly hope this doesn't linger on for the entire season. We need Grant. Brandon Jackson still seems to run timid and too indecisive.

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#2 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 8:03:19 PM(UTC)
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Get some ice... :)

Wait, didn't Brandon Jackson run all over the Lions last season in the last game?
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 8:30:47 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
McCarthy said that Grant's hamstring was very sore at halftime last night and that affected him even on his long run in the 2nd half.

I certainly hope this doesn't linger on for the entire season. We need Grant. Brandon Jackson still seems to run timid and too indecisive.

Thoughts?


I say if he's still really sore, rest him against the Lions.

I know that doesn't sound good, but I think we can still beat the Lions with Jackson and Lumpkin. It'd be more important to have Grant 100% for the Dallas game.

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#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 8:41:34 PM(UTC)
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so true and lumpkin is a beast i know it was preseason but i think this guy is good rest grant play jackson :icon_smile:
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 8:50:44 PM(UTC)
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Agreed Dodd, sit him and pound it with Jackson and Lumpkin.
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#6 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 9:25:12 PM(UTC)
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I'm pretty sure Grant was pretty pooped his first game last season. I expect him to get into the groove after a couple of games.
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 9:25:36 PM(UTC)
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I say if he's still really sore, rest him against the Lions.

I know that doesn't sound good, but I think we can still beat the Lions with Jackson and Lumpkin. It'd be more important to have Grant 100% for the Dallas game.

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My thoughts? We will beat the Lions without Grant. Rest Grant. We'll need him for the important games.
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 9:56:20 PM(UTC)
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I think Mike McCarthy knows what he is doing.


We are gonna beat the :xcensoredx: out of the Lions early and often. By mid second quarter, Grant will be done for the game and resting.
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 9:57:48 PM(UTC)
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I'm pretty sure Grant was pretty pooped his first game last season. I expect him to get into the groove after a couple of games.


Being tired or fatigued is different from injury. Hamstring injuries may seem small, but can really affect a guy throughout the season. If he doesn't feel good come Sunday, then keep him out.
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#10 Posted : Tuesday, September 9, 2008 10:05:23 PM(UTC)
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I'm pretty sure Grant was pretty pooped his first game last season. I expect him to get into the groove after a couple of games.


Being tired or fatigued is different from injury. Hamstring injuries may seem small, but can really affect a guy throughout the season. If he doesn't feel good come Sunday, then keep him out.


So true. I pulled a hammy when I played summer softball. It bothered me all year long. I know I have never been in the same condition these guys are in but it is hard to get them healed up.
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