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#51 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:34:25 AM(UTC)
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Reading the words makes it "real". I thought from the start he and Peyton Manning should hang it up. The only way I was okay with Nick Collins coming back was if doctors said he was at no more risk now, than prior to the injury, essentially saying he's as good as new. I personally don't believe any doctor would say that for liability reasons. We haven't heard officially what any doctor has said yet so we can only speculate on what was said, or maybe more importantly ... what was not said.

I think the Packers did the same thing with Terrance Murphy. They released him and he then retired. I'm hoping Nick Collins retires and it would be good to see him on the sidelines as an assistant. I believe Darren Perry or Joe Whit Jr will be leaving after this season with a promotional position change on another team.

Groom Nick Collins as the new Safeties coach ...
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#52 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:38:16 AM(UTC)
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Dammit! Packers did the right thing, but... dammit! I hope he doesn't try to play anywhere else...
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#53 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:44:34 AM(UTC)
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And for the only part that dhazer cares about ... the Packers will have an extra $3.05 million on this seasons salary cap.
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#54 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 9:05:21 AM(UTC)
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This is really sad. He was the best in the NFL, and represented our team well.

Draft Iloka. Ted, draft Iloka.
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#55 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 9:18:17 AM(UTC)
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Pretty shocked that they didn't wait a few more days to announce this.

Eagerly awaiting how Dhazer will twist this into an "Evil Ted Thompson" moment, with the timing of this(serves the team in no significant way, in fact has a negative impact on the draft) its hard to say the release was anything other than in Nick's best interest.

Really sad to see him go, but hope he does retire at this point.
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#56 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 9:19:09 AM(UTC)
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Terrance Murphy was injured against the Panthers in Carolina.
Nick Collins was injured against the Panthers in Carolina.


Both ended up being released by the Packers. Murphy disagreed with the Packers and wanted to continue playing.
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#57 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 9:20:33 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: earthquake Go to Quoted Post
Pretty shocked that they didn't wait a few more days to announce this.

Eagerly awaiting how Dhazer will twist this into an "Evil Ted Thompson" moment, with the timing of this(serves the team in no significant way, in fact has a negative impact on the draft) its hard to say the release was anything other than in Nick's best interest.

Really sad to see him go, but hope he does retire at this point.


Not entirely true. A team that covets a Safety and sees the Packers picking in front of them, might be willing to trade with the Packers to get the player instead. :)
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#58 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 10:09:08 AM(UTC)
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Sad day in packerland. Good luck, nick.
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#59 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:04:40 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Terrance Murphy was injured against the Panthers in Carolina.
Nick Collins was injured against the Panthers in Carolina.


Both ended up being released by the Packers. Murphy disagreed with the Packers and wanted to continue playing.


Wasn't Robert Ferguson injured by Carolina, too? (I'm convinced that hit was a big part of why he never took the next step.)

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#60 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:17:02 PM(UTC)
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Wasn't Robert Ferguson injured by Carolina, too? (I'm convinced that hit was a big part of why he never took the next step.)



Jacksonville Jaguars and that was at Lambeau Field I believe.
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#61 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:41:44 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Jacksonville Jaguars and that was at Lambeau Field I believe.


Ah, those expansion teams, they're all alike....Carolina, Jacksonville....Minnesota.

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#62 Posted : Wednesday, April 25, 2012 2:15:18 PM(UTC)
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I am going out on the limb and saying you will see Nick playing over in Detroit, they are Super Bowl contenders and need secondary help. He will be back and it will be in the NFC Norris
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#63 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 6:11:24 AM(UTC)
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I am going out on the limb and saying you will see Nick playing over in Detroit, they are Super Bowl contenders and need secondary help. He will be back and it will be in the NFC Norris


This is why I chuckle at your predictions. They are definitely on the limb, (more guts than most in that regard), lol. The Lions finished with something like four or five wins and Nick Collins hasn't even tried out for a team.

dhazer the silly guy who think he so fly!
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#64 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:20:52 AM(UTC)
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hey back off. We need a little character around here.
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#65 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:42:18 AM(UTC)
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never mind - I was replying to the first post from long ago.
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#66 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 7:51:49 AM(UTC)
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never mind - I was replying to the first post from long ago.


Kevin likes to trick us by bring back old ones and commenting on them again. It is not as if we beat them to death the first time around. We get to do them all over again a couple of years later. ThumpUp
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#67 Posted : Wednesday, March 27, 2013 8:32:32 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
This is why I chuckle at your predictions. They are definitely on the limb, (more guts than most in that regard), lol. The Lions finished with something like four or five wins and Nick Collins hasn't even tried out for a team.

dhazer the silly guy who think he so fly!


There's one single constant on this site since I've joined and that's Dhazer predicting the Lions will be Super Bowl contenders every single year.

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