Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
2 Pages12>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Online Rockmolder  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:23:04 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 239
Applause Received: 374
Vikings leery of Packers rookie Casey Hayward

by Tom Lewis

Quote:
The Minnesota Vikings have another critical NFC North matchup on Sunday when they face the Green Bay Packers. After losing to the Chicago Bears on Sunday, the Vikings remain on the road for another tough game as they try to keep pace in the NFC Wild Card race.

The Vikings' passing game struggled against the Bears while playing without Percy Harvin in the slot to give Christian Ponder a playmaker to loosen up the defense. With or without Harvin this week, Ponder and the Vikings will try to attack the Packers while avoiding Green Bay's Casey Hayward.

The Packers rookie cornerback out of Vanderbilt quickly developed a reputation as a shutdown corner and the Vikings should avoid testing the young corner on Sunday. Hayward has five interceptions and hasn't allowed a touchdown all season for Green Bay. Also, according to Sam Monson, Hayward's other statistics are even more amazing.

Quote:
Hayward has allowed just 44.8% of passes thrown at him to be caught by receivers. Quarterbacks throwing at the rookie have a rating of just 28.0 -- significantly better than any other corner in the NFL -- and Hayward does it all without needing to resort to penalties to prevent catches because he has yet to be flagged.


No touchdowns? No flags? Those bottom-line stats alone should have Ponder looking elsewhere to complete passes in Green Bay on Sunday.
Offline Pack93z  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:26:01 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 435
Applause Received: 1,203
The only knock I can find on Hayward to this point.. he might lack blue chip height.


If the kid continues to focus on the game.. sky is the limit.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
porky88 on 11/28/2012(UTC)
Offline gbguy20  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 11:30:12 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/28/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 421
Applause Received: 458
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
The only knock I can find on Hayward to this point.. he might lack blue chip height.


If the kid continues to focus on the game.. sky is the limit.


With the talent he has there is no need for that extra height. Dude has proven to be an animal so far in his career and I can't wait to see what he'll be like a couple years down the road if he keeps improving.
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:39:19 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 850
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
The only knock I can find on Hayward to this point.. he might lack blue chip height.


If the kid continues to focus on the game.. sky is the limit.


I dont think height is an issue. He is as tall as Tramon, and Sammy, and another CB named Revis. If he is going to play the slot like Woody, I would like to see a few lbs added.
Online Rockmolder  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:46:32 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 239
Applause Received: 374
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
The only knock I can find on Hayward to this point.. he might lack blue chip height.


If the kid continues to focus on the game.. sky is the limit.


I don't know if it's that big a deal if a CB has some athleticism. Revis is 5'11. Tramon is 5'11.

I get a little worried once you drop below 5'10.

I guess it's a valid point, though, with a lot of stand-out WRs going towards 6'3, 6'5, 210-240 type of players like AJ Green, Calvin Johnson and Demaryius Thomas.
Offline Pack93z  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:51:52 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin
Applause Given: 435
Applause Received: 1,203
Rockmolder said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't know if it's that big a deal if a CB has some athleticism. Revis is 5'11. Tramon is 5'11.

I get a little worried once you drop below 5'10.

I guess it's a valid point, though, with a lot of stand-out WRs going towards 6'3, 6'5, 210-240 type of players like AJ Green, Calvin Johnson and Demaryius Thomas.


I am not overtly concerned with it.. just noting that one has to really dig to find an issue with his game. Hence the sky's the limit summary.

But the matchup issues is exactly why I even mentioned it.. IE Plaxiglass burning us with height a couple years ago.

Did I ever mention one of my favorite all time Corners.. Darrell Green and Frank Minnifield.
Offline nerdmann  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 1:05:59 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,536
Applause Received: 1,277
Pack93z said: Go to Quoted Post
The only knock I can find on Hayward to this point.. he might lack blue chip height.


If the kid continues to focus on the game.. sky is the limit.


That's why they put him in the slot.
Online Rockmolder  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 2:09:38 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 239
Applause Received: 374
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
That's why they put him in the slot.


By that logic, only Woodson and House could play outside.
Offline nerdmann  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:26:29 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,536
Applause Received: 1,277
Rockmolder said: Go to Quoted Post
By that logic, only Woodson and House could play outside.


Woody's too slow at this age.

The rap on Hayward is in his measureables in general.
Offline Cheesey  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, November 28, 2012 4:56:44 PM(UTC)
Rank: Honored Member

United States
Joined: 7/28/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 705
Applause Received: 808
Well, a rookie making this much of an impact this early is a great sign.
Once again, it seems Ted Thompson did a good job of picking up a good player for next to nothing.

Speaking of which....haven't heard alot of noise from the Ted Thompson haters recently.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages12>
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 (23-Aug): Wow, Wayne. Sorry to hear about that. It's never easy to lose a loved one, no matter what age.
Zero2Cool (22-Aug): Sorry, Wayne. :-(
wpr (22-Aug): Lost a friend to Pancreatic cancer. Bummed. He was only 55. Hard working dairy farmer. I am not sure if his kids will be up to the task.
Zero2Cool (21-Aug): Yes
LSUzilla (21-Aug): is there a prize for the pickem game this year?
Smokey (19-Aug): Mexican Mucky , your a genius ! Chimichangas !
Smokey (19-Aug): Sorry Zero, wilted lettuce does not qualify . LOL
Mucky Tundra (19-Aug): beef
Zero2Cool (19-Aug): ... me
Smokey (19-Aug): Meat of the day ? Chicken, Fish, or Pork ?
Smokey (15-Aug): Still Recruiting, The Tailgaters Fantasy Football League
Zero2Cool (15-Aug): Lions sign TE Andrew Quarless
Zero2Cool (15-Aug): I got sound working last night! Woohoo!
Smokey (13-Aug): Then , Maybe Not
buckeyepackfan (12-Aug): GAMEDAY NIGHT!!!!(sort of) GO! PACK! GO!
Zero2Cool (11-Aug): load it up billy!!
Smokey (10-Aug): Rugby reminds me of my childhood when the neighborhood lads all played "fumble ball" .
Smokey (10-Aug): I tune in for Olympic Archery and get half naked women playing in the sand ! Life is good !
Smokey (10-Aug): Still, The Shadow Knows .
Zero2Cool (10-Aug): You'll have to tune in Friday evening to find out. Dun dun dunnnnn!!!! ??
Smokey (10-Aug): Will the Browns game be in the Chat ?
gbguy20 (7-Aug): game cancelled.
Smokey (7-Aug): What's going on with the Chat , dhazer ?
gbguy20 (7-Aug): come onnnnnnnn
gbguy20 (7-Aug): why arent we streaming the speeches
Mucky Tundra (6-Aug): From Green Bay to New Orleans...two couldn't be further apart
Zero2Cool (6-Aug): Saints signing fullback John Kuhn
wpr (5-Aug): It rained in Illinois overnight
Smokey (5-Aug): Y U in Bangkok , fatguy ?
fatguy (5-Aug): Go Pack, Go
fatguy (5-Aug): Hello from Bangkok. It's raining.
Zero2Cool (2-Aug): Chargers will sign former Packers WR James Jones
Zero2Cool (1-Aug): Fox streamed it
buckeyepackfan (31-Jul): Very quiet here today. Hmmmm
luigis (31-Jul): Hi, anyone has a streamming link for Family Night?
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Road To Super Bowl LI
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 12:00 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / stevegb

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / stevegb

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / stevegb

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gotarace

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

24-Aug / Packers Draft Threads / DarkaneRules

23-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

23-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

23-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

23-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

22-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

22-Aug / Around The NFL / Smokey


Packers Headlines