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Offline Wade  
#26 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 12:47:33 PM(UTC)
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Under-rated?

Ahem. Er, no.

If anything, they are over-rated. Yes, they are better at pass blocking than at run blocking (though it wouldn't take a whole lot). But were it not for Rodgers' and his running/scrambling ability, they'd have double the sacks they've actually given up. So, IMO, even just looking at their pass blocking, they still are mired in the average/serviceable category.

(This opinion of mine, of course, surprises no one.)

IMO, Ted is really good at almost everything he does. But I think the Packers ability to scout/choose OL is probably his (and the scouting department's, generally) is his biggest weakness.
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Offline nerdmann  
#27 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 3:22:35 PM(UTC)
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Earlier in his tenure, Mike McCarthy was ASKING for "smaller, quicker" linemen to fit this idiotic zBS bullshit.

Since they've been hybridizing that more, Ted has been allowed to go get "bigger, stronger" guys, and he's done far better.
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#28 Posted : Wednesday, November 7, 2012 10:42:16 AM(UTC)
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I hope they're under rated, that that means they can do better, whether it's with a new coach or not, whatever it takes. I would really like to see them get really good not only for production but for Aaron's health. Right now they need to get the Oline healthy and Ted Thompson has to continue to do his job by adding depth and drafting over what we have when possible.
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Offline Rios39  
#29 Posted : Thursday, November 8, 2012 3:17:32 AM(UTC)
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Saturday was on the nfl network before the Arizona game and he said they were giving up too many sacks BUT they realize this is going to happen a bit cause we are trying to hold the ball and make some plays down the field. I feel we only get the ball out quick when it's our only option and Rodgers hits the turf 4-5 times.
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#30 Posted : Thursday, November 8, 2012 2:24:24 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Rios39 Go to Quoted Post
Saturday was on the nfl network before the Arizona game and he said they were giving up too many sacks BUT they realize this is going to happen a bit cause we are trying to hold the ball and make some plays down the field. I feel we only get the ball out quick when it's our only option and Rodgers hits the turf 4-5 times.


Arodge=stats whore.

I hope he "takes that to heart" and proves me wrong.
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Offline buckeyepackfan  
#31 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 4:21:40 PM(UTC)
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I'm confused, what is topic?

Packers O-line is better than some on this forum give them credit for.

When you replace your starting C of 4 years and have to replace your starting LT, there are going to be growing pains.

Saturday admitted in week 6 he was just getting comfortable with the C position in Green Bay.

Now with Bulaga going down, here comes a couple of more changes, prob. gonna be some mistakes made.

Ask Aaron Rodgers if he would want nay other line to play in front of him, I'd bet the house he would answer he is quite happy with what The Packers have.

I hope I'm in the right thread? Not sure, all I see are posts about defenses????????
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#32 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 4:39:18 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: buckeyepackfan Go to Quoted Post
I hope I'm in the right thread? Not sure, all I see are posts about defenses????????

Sorry, been busying picking up the pieces after blowing a phone interview for a good job today. I'll clean it up.
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Offline buckeyepackfan  
#33 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 5:00:42 PM(UTC)
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Sorry, been busying picking up the pieces after blowing a phone interview for a good job today. I'll clean it up.


Work is much more important!! I figured it out. lol

They didn't want you, their loss.
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#34 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 6:00:36 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: buckeyepackfan Go to Quoted Post
Work is much more important!! I figured it out. lol

They didn't want you, their loss.


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