Join Our Green Bay Packers Interactive Community!

We have been providing fans with the best source of Packers information since 2006!
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
2 Pages12>
Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline BaconDrivelMint  
#1 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 9:00:35 AM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)

Applause Received: 91

JerseyAl wrote:
The Baltimore Ravens continued their house cleaning today by releasing veteran safety Bernard Pollard.  He had spent the last two seasons with the Ravens and was a vital part of the team’s success during each playoff run. Pollard was a second round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2006 draft.  In fact, he [...]
Delivering the latest and most important updates on the Green Bay Packers for your convenience.
UserPostedImage
Sponsor
Offline play2win  
#2 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 9:24:25 AM(UTC)
play2win

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee

Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 725

Pollard is a very interesting option in FA. Nearly 100 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 INT and 6 PDs in 2012. 75 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 FFs, 1 FR, 1 INT and 13 PDs in 2011.

6-1 225
Offline rabidgopher04  
#3 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:04:58 AM(UTC)
rabidgopher04

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 113
Applause Received: 127

Would he be an upgrade from Woodson? Probably. Odd that he is a journeyman if he is so good though. He's played for 3 teams in 7 years.
Do you like bacon?
Offline blueleopard  
#4 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 11:58:07 AM(UTC)
blueleopard

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/22/2008(UTC)

Applause Received: 70

Meh. All he's good for is injuring Patriots.

Oh wait, we have the Patriots this year.

Yeah, sign him
Danreb Victorio A Believer of Greg Jennings
Offline beast  
#5 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:02:06 PM(UTC)
beast

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 219
Applause Received: 295


Bernard Pollard is a lot like Bigby was (maybe a bit better) but by that I mean he's hard hitting which gets him a lot of hype, but his coverage skills don't seem to match the hype. Also it seems he's very out spoken and not always in the good way... sounds like he's getting a reputation for confronting coaches in front of the whole team.

Sounds like both starting Safeties might have been the leaders of the Ravens almost players "mutiny", that they had... when they didn't want to go practice in pads. Though having a out spoken guy can help bring a team together and might have him as a leader (as some claim he was on the Ravens). So having that kind of guy can really help.... but it can really hurt other times as well.

http://profootballtalk.n...ctor-in-pollard-release/

America's team Of the people by the people for the people Packer People
UserPostedImage
~ madeby ~ pack93z ~
Offline nerdmann  
#6 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:18:01 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,555
Applause Received: 640

Originally Posted by: beast Go to Quoted Post
Bernard Pollard is a lot like Bigby was (maybe a bit better) but by that I mean he's hard hitting which gets him a lot of hype, but his coverage skills don't seem to match the hype. Also it seems he's very out spoken and not always in the good way... sounds like he's getting a reputation for confronting coaches in front of the whole team.

Sounds like both starting Safeties might have been the leaders of the Ravens almost players "mutiny", that they had... when they didn't want to go practice in pads. Though having a out spoken guy can help bring a team together and might have him as a leader (as some claim he was on the Ravens). So having that kind of guy can really help.... but it can really hurt other times as well.

http://profootballtalk.n...ctor-in-pollard-release/



We need somebody that can lay the wood. Not just to stuff the run but to bring some attitude.
“Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while…you do them right all the time.”
thanks Post received 1 applause.
beast on 3/14/2013(UTC)
Online Rockmolder  
#7 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:52:02 PM(UTC)
Rockmolder

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 151
Applause Received: 254

We've been drafting center fielders since Capers joined the Pack and, by far, our best producer was Collins, while we dumped Bigby.

I don't think that this is the type of player for Dom's system.
UserPostedImage
Offline Packers_Finland  
#8 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:54:00 PM(UTC)
Packers_Finland

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/11/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 88
Applause Received: 45

I think he's a great player but I don't think we really need him right now. Word is he's a bit of a headache in the locker room as well.
This is a placeholder
Offline beast  
#9 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 3:23:58 PM(UTC)
beast

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 219
Applause Received: 295

Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
We need somebody that can lay the wood. Not just to stuff the run but to bring some attitude.


I agree... part of the problem for the defense seems to be lack of excitement... someone to bring the attitude. But the Packers are also looking for Safeties that can cover very well.

Burnett might be playing FS, but I think his skill set is better suited to SS in this defense. But the FS needs to be someone you can trust to both make the right calls, not make mistakes but also to not come off the field and that's Burnett right now.

Bishop can bring the attitude when he's healthy. Though I'd like them to draft another Safety with speed, coverage skills and attitude.


In the draft, I've been watching SS Shamarko Thomas, Syracuse he moves likes a big CB, hits like a LB, which has people comparing him to former Colts Bob Sanders. (and with the Colts owner is going crazy he might just draft him in the 2nd round like Bob Sanders).

For the record Thomas is taller and heavier than Sanders. But Thomas is still (barely) under 5' 9" .... which helps in his tackling... hurts in his knocking passes down and picking them off. In a division with some really tall and really good WRs (and now TEs) I think the Capers would want taller Safeties. But if you ask the DL to clog the OL up and protect the LBers it might be interesting have Thomas be a coverage LB and tell him to follow the RBs where ever they go. That might stop Reggie Bush, slow down AP and hopefully stop the Bears RB.


I'm also watching SS Cooper Taylor, Richmond (6-4, 229), he has LB size... with surprising coverage sizes (for his size).
If I was running a Tampa 2 (like the Bears have), I'd want him as the MLB (Urlacher). He need to put on another 10 pounds or so but he has the room to do it. And if he can hold up at LB, I might want him as a coverage LB in any system.

Also does anyone know what system the Bears will be running under their new head coach?
America's team Of the people by the people for the people Packer People
UserPostedImage
~ madeby ~ pack93z ~
Offline nerdmann  
#10 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:05:49 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,555
Applause Received: 640

Originally Posted by: beast Go to Quoted Post
I agree... part of the problem for the defense seems to be lack of excitement... someone to bring the attitude. But the Packers are also looking for Safeties that can cover very well.

Burnett might be playing FS, but I think his skill set is better suited to SS in this defense. But the FS needs to be someone you can trust to both make the right calls, not make mistakes but also to not come off the field and that's Burnett right now.

Bishop can bring the attitude when he's healthy. Though I'd like them to draft another Safety with speed, coverage skills and attitude.


In the draft, I've been watching SS Shamarko Thomas, Syracuse he moves likes a big CB, hits like a LB, which has people comparing him to former Colts Bob Sanders. (and with the Colts owner is going crazy he might just draft him in the 2nd round like Bob Sanders).

For the record Thomas is taller and heavier than Sanders. But Thomas is still (barely) under 5' 9" .... which helps in his tackling... hurts in his knocking passes down and picking them off. In a division with some really tall and really good WRs (and now TEs) I think the Capers would want taller Safeties. But if you ask the DL to clog the OL up and protect the LBers it might be interesting have Thomas be a coverage LB and tell him to follow the RBs where ever they go. That might stop Reggie Bush, slow down AP and hopefully stop the Bears RB.


I'm also watching SS Cooper Taylor, Richmond (6-4, 229), he has LB size... with surprising coverage sizes (for his size).
If I was running a Tampa 2 (like the Bears have), I'd want him as the MLB (Urlacher). He need to put on another 10 pounds or so but he has the room to do it. And if he can hold up at LB, I might want him as a coverage LB in any system.

Also does anyone know what system the Bears will be running under their new head coach?


If you want a taller S, take a look at Davon House. Dude can play.

Otherwise I still like McMillian. He's raw but he's got the tools. I think Darren Perry can develop him.
“Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while…you do them right all the time.”
Offline play2win  
#11 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 5:05:13 PM(UTC)
play2win

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee

Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 725

Hey man, men, fans!

Remember Wayne Simmons? Wolf's greatest mistake was letting him go. We need some f*cking nasty on our D.

f*ck yeah! Sign him up! Sign NT Alan Branch away from SEA too. 6-6 325. We need that. Add both of these players and our FA period to me would be a success.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 3/14/2013(UTC)
Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#12 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 5:14:19 PM(UTC)
TheKanataThrilla

Rank: 5th Round Draft Pick

Canada
Joined: 9/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 137
Applause Received: 105

TT should have just followed my mock draft last year when I picked Harrison Smith. Big Grin
"Stumbling from one disaster to another" Lost Together (Blue Rodeo)
Offline play2win  
#13 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 5:28:42 PM(UTC)
play2win

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee

Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 725

Originally Posted by: TheKanataThrilla Go to Quoted Post
TT should have just followed my mock draft last year when I picked Harrison Smith. Big Grin


Holy crap! Woulda been a good pick Thrilla.
Offline Zero2Cool  
#14 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 5:41:22 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Rank: Legend

Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI

Applause Given: 1,911
Applause Received: 2,117

Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
Hey man, men, fans!

Remember Wayne Simmons? Wolf's greatest mistake was letting him go. We need some f*cking nasty on our D.

f*ck yeah! Sign him up! Sign NT Alan Branch away from SEA too. 6-6 325. We need that. Add both of these players and our FA period to me would be a success.


Ron Wolf disagrees with ya. When asked his biggest mistake, he said it was letting punter Craig Hentrich leave. :) Wayne Simmons was traded because Seth Joyner came back from injury. I don't think this registers as a big mistake. :)
UserPostedImage
Offline beast  
#15 Posted : Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:09:44 PM(UTC)
beast

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 219
Applause Received: 295

Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
If you want a taller S, take a look at Davon House. Dude can play.

Otherwise I still like McMillian. He's raw but he's got the tools. I think Darren Perry can develop him.


I think House would be best at CB.

But I agree with you about McMillian, other than so far he's too raw to stay on the field.
But if he gets up to speed on all the small stuff, he could be very good... only question is he a FS or SS?

America's team Of the people by the people for the people Packer People
UserPostedImage
~ madeby ~ pack93z ~
 
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.

Powered by YAF.NET | YAF.NET © 2003-2014, Yet Another Forum.NET
This page was generated in 0.445 seconds.

Notification

Icon
Error

Tweeter

Recent Topics
1m / Random Babble / Smokey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / TheKanataThrilla

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / hardrocker950

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

12h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

14h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / porky88

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

18h / Around The NFL / wpr

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere


Copyright © 2006-2014 PackersHome.com™. All Rights Reserved.