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

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Greg C.  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 6:37:28 PM(UTC)
Don Banks of SI has ranked all 32 backup QB's in the NFL, and our very own Brian Brohm came in at #32:

32. Green Bay: Brian Brohm -- You know the story here. No quarterback on the Packers roster has ever started a game in the NFL. Not fourth-year man Aaron Rodgers, and not rookies Brohm and Matt Flynn. Some personnel men believe Brohm could develop into a quality starter, but for now the Packers have the thinnest QB depth chart in the league.

I wasn't the least bit surprised by this, and I can't say I disagree with it. The good news: There's nowhere to go but up (unless Flynn beats him out for the #2 spot). Brohm is young and he should improve. Here's the full article:

http://sportsillustrated...nks/08/26/backups/1.html
Pack93z  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 6:42:24 PM(UTC)
Yes that is not a shocker at all.. the unknown is always shaded as bad.

But honestly.. I would be a heck of a lot more comfortable going into the season with a Vet QB on the sidelines in case of injury and someone that Rodgers can go to as a sounding board over the course of the season.. someone that has started a season and been through the grind and those trying times. Brad Johnson type.. someone that knows his best days are behind him but still brings something to the table.
strobl2  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 6:59:02 PM(UTC)
I know he will probably improve, but have they been watching his play in preseason.
bozz_2006  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:37:59 PM(UTC)
I see nothing but potential!
agopackgo4  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:41:36 PM(UTC)
Not suprising..But more concerning than him being rated so low, is the fact that the Packers have the thinnest depth at the QB poisition(the most important position on the field) Than any other team in the league. That concerns me. Its not so much having a rookie as a back up. Its the fact that we have a rookie to back up a rookie, who is backing up a guy who has never started a game. LOL follow that?
zombieslayer  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 8:23:29 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Yes that is not a shocker at all.. the unknown is always shaded as bad.

But honestly.. I would be a heck of a lot more comfortable going into the season with a Vet QB on the sidelines in case of injury and someone that Rodgers can go to as a sounding board over the course of the season.. someone that has started a season and been through the grind and those trying times. Brad Johnson type.. someone that knows his best days are behind him but still brings something to the table.


Funny you bring up Brad Johnson. I don't like his immobility, but if we give him time, he's capable. He's one of the few Vet QBs I wouldn't mind having. He's currently retired though, no?
Greg C.  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 9:55:30 PM(UTC)
I have no problem at all with the rookie QB thing. I care about quality, not experience. Unfortunately, Brohm has struggled more than expected, and that's why I'm a little worried right now. I'm really on the fence with this one. Signing a vet would mean having to cut Flynn, who is a little too good to cut. It's a dilemma. I'm hoping that one of these guys will perform well on Thursday night so Thompson can just keep them.

By the way, Brad Johnson is with the Cowboys now. He comes in at #11 on Banks' list:

11. Dallas: Brad Johnson -- Johnson is the only quarterback on the list who won a Super Bowl as a starter. The Cowboys offense wouldn't be as potent vertically if he were to take over for Tony Romo, but few passers have been more accurate or adept at knowing where to go with the football.
walleye  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 10:04:45 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
I see nothing but potential!

I see the possibilities for potential or doom. I think we should bring in a vet! :ramboface:
Bigbyfan  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, August 27, 2008 11:47:02 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
" said: Go to Quoted Post
Yes that is not a shocker at all.. the unknown is always shaded as bad.

But honestly.. I would be a heck of a lot more comfortable going into the season with a Vet QB on the sidelines in case of injury and someone that Rodgers can go to as a sounding board over the course of the season.. someone that has started a season and been through the grind and those trying times. Brad Johnson type.. someone that knows his best days are behind him but still brings something to the table.


Funny you bring up Brad Johnson. I don't like his immobility, but if we give him time, he's capable. He's one of the few Vet QBs I wouldn't mind having. He's currently retired though, no?


He is currently the number two for the Cowboys.
gakko  
#10 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 8:31:49 AM(UTC)
This proves the hypocracy of the article:

Quote:
14. Miami: Chad Henne -- The Dolphins have the double-Chad attack this season, with Chad Pennington starting and the rookie Henne in reserve. Though he might have to sit and wait his turn all year behind the veteran Pennington, Henne will be the guy in Miami before long.
Greg C.  
#11 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 8:35:17 AM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post
This proves the hypocracy of the article:

Quote:
14. Miami: Chad Henne -- The Dolphins have the double-Chad attack this season, with Chad Pennington starting and the rookie Henne in reserve. Though he might have to sit and wait his turn all year behind the veteran Pennington, Henne will be the guy in Miami before long.


I don't see any hypocrisy. By all accounts, Henne has had a very good training camp while Brohm has struggled.
Cheesey  
#12 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 9:10:14 AM(UTC)
I think Brohm will be ok......that is if he doesn't have to come in right away. He's way too green to have to start. But give him time, and he will develope. Hopefully we won't need him for a LONG time.
chibiabo  
#13 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 10:42:30 AM(UTC)
:magnifyglass: All this negativity. None of us really know how well or how poorly any player will perform until it's real game time, so I plan to sit back and watch and perhaps get the opportunity to see the makings of a new QB in GB. Should be fun???? Yes! It should be! Our livliehoods doesn't depend on their performance, theirs does!
warhawk  
#14 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 11:45:52 AM(UTC)
I know Todd Collins came in last year and won a few games but he nor anyone on that list would be considered an extremely good bet to continue with any success their given team had prior to the #1 QB going down.

When Rexy Grossman hits ANY top 10 list it doesn't exactly ooze confidence that this area of backup QB's is one ANY team in this league is overly excited about having to address.

I HOPE Rex Grossman starts against us. Just chalk up a "W" if we're that fortunate.
zombieslayer  
#15 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 2:19:29 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post


He is currently the number two for the Cowboys.


Dang it!
I was hoping he was available.
zombieslayer  
#16 Posted : Thursday, August 28, 2008 2:38:58 PM(UTC)
" said: Go to Quoted Post

When Rexy Grossman hits ANY top 10 list it doesn't exactly ooze confidence that this area of backup QB's is one ANY team in this league is overly excited about having to address.



There's only one top 10 list Wrecks should be on - worst QBs ever to play in a SB.
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
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
Cheesey (9h) : “Take a week off, then retire”.
Cheesey (9h) : Like Brett Favre said about the refs,
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : Gene Steratore has now retired
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : The fourth NFL referee to retire this offseason, after Ed Hochuli, Jeff Triplette and Terry McAulay.
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : Today's Birthdays: hardrocker950 (34)
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : Brewers hammer the Cardinals <-- nice headline to start the day.
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : If not, no, I haven't heard nodda.
Zero2Cool (22-Jun) : I'm guessing it's flag football?
dhazer (21-Jun) : does anyone else know about Nick Collins return to football?
Zero2Cool (20-Jun) : Sporting News ranks Mike McCarthy fifth-best coach in NFL
Zero2Cool (18-Jun) : Tiger?
gbguy20 (18-Jun) : hot wife and he chases old women
Nonstopdrivel (18-Jun) : Oh, and one count of felony first-degree burglary.
Nonstopdrivel (18-Jun) : He's also charged with at least one count on kidnapping and two counts of attempted rape.
nerdmann (18-Jun) : Yeah, wtf Kellen?
Nonstopdrivel (18-Jun) : Kellen Winslow accused of raping and sexually assaulting several women between the ages of 54 and 86.
Zero2Cool (15-Jun) : Today's Birthdays: Toddy (26)
Cheesey (11-Jun) : Thanks Kevin.
Cheesey (11-Jun) : Ok.
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : Alan, it's an online stream.
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : McCarthy speaks at 10am, so probably 11am for practice start.
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : McCarthy speaks at 10am, so probably 11am for practice start.
Cheesey (11-Jun) : I don’t know if I can get that station.
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : Listen to 107.5 the fan they'll tell you. I'm at airport.
Cheesey (11-Jun) : Thanks for trying WPR! I guess I’ll have to just wing it.
wpr (11-Jun) : Cheesey, The Packer's site says Nitschke Field. 12 am to 11:59 pm. I don't think they know
Cheesey (11-Jun) : Come on!! U smart guys can help me on this!
Cheesey (11-Jun) : Do any of you know what time the Packers mini camp practice is tomorrow?
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : Vince Lombardi would have been 105 today
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : If I were Owens, after reading what some of the voters have said. I'd say F YOU too. Shady process.
Zero2Cool (11-Jun) : Apparently it costs the inductees a LOT of money to attend.
beast (10-Jun) : Or if Owens is avoiding all HoF activity? Or if he's trying to figure a way to make money off this. Simply saying he's not going to be there doesn't tell me enough
beast (10-Jun) : I feel as if I need more details. Owens said he's not physical showing up, but he could still give a speech via video.
Zero2Cool (9-Jun) : Using 32 reporter votes is wrong.
Zero2Cool (9-Jun) : They held grudges against him, and ignored his excellence on the field. Bogus shit. Political garbage.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2018 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 9 @ 7:20 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Sep 16 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Sep 23 @ 12:00 PM
Redskins
Sunday, Sep 30 @ 12:00 PM
BILLS
Sunday, Oct 7 @ 12:00 PM
Lions
Monday, Oct 15 @ 7:15 PM
49ERS
Sunday, Oct 28 @ 3:25 PM
Rams
Sunday, Nov 4 @ 7:20 PM
Patriots
Sunday, Nov 11 @ 12:00 PM
DOLPHINS
Thursday, Nov 15 @ 7:20 PM
Seahawks
Sunday, Nov 25 @ 7:20 PM
Vikings
Sunday, Dec 2 @ 12:00 PM
CARDINALS
Sunday, Dec 9 @ 12:00 PM
FALCONS
Sunday, Dec 16 @ 12:00 PM
Bears
Sunday, Dec 23 @ 12:00 PM
Jets
Sunday, Dec 30 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
11m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Bigbyfan

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / jdlax

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

22-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

22-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

22-Jun / Around The NFL / Zero2Cool

22-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

19-Jun / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

18-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

18-Jun / Around The NFL / Nonstopdrivel

16-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

16-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

Headlines