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Offline Girth980  
#21 Posted : Sunday, September 7, 2008 11:47:11 PM(UTC)
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I don't understand how the duo of Driver and Jennings can be underrated as much as they are.... The talking heads look at the stats and yardage that Favre had last year but don't realize a lot of those yards come under the category of yards after the catch. Driver and Jennings along with Martin, Jones and the rest caught a lot of short passes and made big plays out them as well. I know Favre connected on the deep ball as well but a lot of the plays were yards after the catch and I think that's a stat that gets seriously overlooked when talking about quarterbacks and their wide outs in this day an age.
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#22 Posted : Monday, September 8, 2008 1:50:38 AM(UTC)
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TBH there have been few "great" Packer WR's. None have been known as top talent or top tier. Greg and DD are probably two of the more "popular guys" I guess.


You mean in the recent past? Because in the past, two of the greatest WRs who ever played the game were on the Packers - Don Hutson (who may be the best WR ever) and James Lofton, who may have had Rice's records had he been on decent teams. Sterling Sharpe also goes up there, but because of his injury, we'll never know. We would have slaughtered the Broncos if Sharpe had never been injured and probably ended the 90s as Team of the 90s with 3 or 4 SB wins.
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