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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 8:26:26 AM(UTC)
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Green Bay - The last time the Green Bay Packers tried to defend a 6-foot-5 receiver, it didn't exactly go well.

Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson presents a tall challenge to Packers defensive backs.

New York Giants stalwart Plaxico Burress was nearly unstoppable in Januarys NFC Championship Game with an 11 catch, 154-yard performance that featured seven catches that converted first downs.

Burress had Packers Pro Bowl cornerback Al Harris turned, twisted and frustrated to the point coaches finally gave him some safety help over the top in the second half.

But come Sunday, when the Packers encounter Detroit Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson, dont expect Green Bay to do anything radical. In fact, they anticipate having little trouble with Johnson or Roy Williams, his 6-3 running mate.

(Johnsons) a big guy but hes not real quick off the line so getting your hands on him is a must, said cornerback Jarrett Bush, who tangled with Johnson most often in the two meetings between the teams last year. [url=index.php?name=Pro_News&aid=83]Read More...[/url].
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Well, it's in the dome. So no bad weather to deal with. Plus i think our D will pressure their QB, which should also help alot.
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Well, it's in the dome. So no bad weather to deal with. Plus i think our D will pressure their QB, which should also help alot.


Bingo. Kitna can't throw when he's 2 feet into the ground with Cullen Jenkins on top of him.
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Well, it's in the dome. So no bad weather to deal with. Plus i think our D will pressure their QB, which should also help alot.


Bingo. Kitna can't throw when he's 2 feet into the ground with Cullen Jenkins on top of him.

Kampman absolutely abused Kitna last year.
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Well, it's in the dome. So no bad weather to deal with. Plus i think our D will pressure their QB, which should also help alot.


Bingo. Kitna can't throw when he's 2 feet into the ground with Cullen Jenkins on top of him.

Kampman absolutely abused Kitna last year.


I'm calling 5 sacks in this game(the team).
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This is where Kampy takes the NFL lead in sacks. You got a 6'5" WR and a 6'3" guy on the other side? Fine. Let's see how well you can pass to him when you're on your back.
Offline NodakPaul  
#7 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 1:36:40 PM(UTC)
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The Packers should be able to destroy the Lions on Sunday. Look what Atlanta did against them. I expect Grant to have a big day rushing, and Kitna to be under pressure every down.
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#8 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 1:38:18 PM(UTC)
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Pressure will definitely be the key for the Packers, especially if Woodson doesn't play.
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Pressure will definitely be the key for the Packers, especially if Woodson doesn't play.


I'm thinking Woodson will play. Really McCarthy didn't seem THAT worried. I played baseball with a broken the next day. I know it's not football, but tape it up and go.
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#10 Posted : Thursday, September 11, 2008 6:31:22 PM(UTC)
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Am I the only one here who doesn't like it that our backup CB's are giving the opposing team a bunch of bulletin board material for next week's game?

Hey, Bush and Williams: Shut your mouths and play ball!
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