Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.
2 Pages<12

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Nonstopdrivel  
#21 Posted : Saturday, March 16, 2013 3:33:03 AM(UTC)
JustinAVA182 said: Go to Quoted Post
OJ? :-k


Not even close.
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#22 Posted : Saturday, March 16, 2013 7:07:33 AM(UTC)
I'm fairly sure the Packers are not gonna draft either a center or RB, not before the 5th or 6th round anyway. The O Line will be OK with what we have. Great college centers often don't do great in the NFL. The big keys are Sherrod coming in healthy and playing like a first round pick and Bulaga getting over whatever his problem was even before his season-ending injury. If that happens, Harris, Green, maybe Starks, and maybe even Grant will look pretty good. Yeah, maybe Saine too.
play2win  
#23 Posted : Saturday, March 16, 2013 8:34:18 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
I'm fairly sure the Packers are not gonna draft either a center or RB, not before the 5th or 6th round anyway. The O Line will be OK with what we have. Great college centers often don't do great in the NFL. The big keys are Sherrod coming in healthy and playing like a first round pick and Bulaga getting over whatever his problem was even before his season-ending injury. If that happens, Harris, Green, maybe Starks, and maybe even Grant will look pretty good. Yeah, maybe Saine too.


I agree with the general sense of this. I don't know that we have to pin our hopes on Sherrod though, and don't really think we should. He sounds like a Flanagan long shot to return healthy enough to contribute. What was that? Like, a 4 or 5 year window with him?

However, I do think Newhouse could show improvement this year, and I have a sense Andrew Datko may be a player in all of this. He was first round talent with a bum shoulder when we drafted him the end of the 2012 draft. He's had a full year to recover and train at a pro level. This may prove to have been an awesome selection by Ted after all is said and done.

I think we'll draft a C. I think we have to, and I wouldn't mind if they nab one of the best of the draft in the first 3 rounds.
macbob  
#24 Posted : Saturday, March 16, 2013 9:32:12 AM(UTC)
Nonstopdrivel said: Go to Quoted Post
By the way, here is a fun trivia question:

With respect to his own peers, who had statistically the greatest rushing season of all time?


What criteria are you using?

If rushing yards; OJ, 1973 had 2003 yards; 2nd was Green Bay's John Brockington, with 1144, a difference of over 800 yards. No one else was even close to creating that kind of differential.

NOTE: 1973 was a 14 game season, not the current 16 game season.

Nonstopdrivel  
#25 Posted : Sunday, March 17, 2013 12:19:04 PM(UTC)
macbob said: Go to Quoted Post
What criteria are you using?


Rushing efficiency, as opposed to cumulative statistics. I haven't glanced at the numbers, but I am guessing Simpson had a lot more reps than Brockington.
macbob  
#26 Posted : Monday, March 18, 2013 5:18:46 PM(UTC)
Nonstopdrivel said: Go to Quoted Post
Rushing efficiency, as opposed to cumulative statistics. I haven't glanced at the numbers, but I am guessing Simpson had a lot more reps than Brockington.


Strange. I posted a response yesterday, but now it's no longer in the thread. Not sure what happened to it.

Anyway, in 1973 OJ rushed 332 times for 2003 yards, and John Brockington rushed 265 times for 1144 yards, a difference of 67 carries for 889 yards (12.8 yards per carry).

So, I'm curious on how you are defining rushing efficiency and also curious as to who you say the answer to your trivia question is, if it's not OJ.
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#27 Posted : Monday, March 18, 2013 5:39:20 PM(UTC)
A wild guess: Bobby Douglass, the Bear QB, not the Packer LB. Perhaps you mean his "peers" were QBs. He rushed for 988 yards in 1972 - a 14 game season.
macbob  
#28 Posted : Monday, March 18, 2013 6:03:12 PM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
A wild guess: Bobby Douglass, the Bear QB, not the Packer LB. Perhaps you mean his "peers" were QBs. He rushed for 988 yards in 1972 - a 14 game season.


lol...then how about William "Refrigerator" Perry, with two rushing TDs in 1985? I don't think any other DL had any that year...

Bobby Douglass' numbers (968?) are impressive, but Vick ran for more yards (1039) on fewer carries in 2006.
macbob  
#29 Posted : Tuesday, March 19, 2013 6:06:50 AM(UTC)
Nonstopdrivel said: Go to Quoted Post
Rushing efficiency, as opposed to cumulative statistics. I haven't glanced at the numbers, but I am guessing Simpson had a lot more reps than Brockington.


Am I correct in my assumption that you're working on a CRBR (Complete Running Back Rating) similar to the CQBR you posted earlier?
Rss Feed
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages<12
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
Zero2Cool (12h) : lol coach with jokes MM: "If i don't know tomorrow, they'll be putting Pat McKenzie on IR."
Zero2Cool (12h) : Rod of Airs here to fook you up!
Zero2Cool (12h) : Packers gonna play coy until Saturday night and go SURPRISE BITCHES
Zero2Cool (12h) : Mike McCarthy on Rodgers timetable: "This is in the hands of the experts. ... Let's just wait until the experts make their decision."
Zero2Cool (18h) : You can freaking localize ads too to region. This is NOT hard. Lazy asses.
Zero2Cool (18h) : I think so too, but it's time they get with it. You can have ads in streaming too.
Nonstopdrivel (18h) : You've been able to stream postseason games for a few years now, I think.
Zero2Cool (18h) : last 4 games played, Packers have worst pass efficency, Browns 2nd worst
Zero2Cool (20h) : On @oath @YahooSports and @NFL Apps
Zero2Cool (20h) : Good news for NFL fans: starting with this season’s playoffs you can stream games on your phone. All phones. All carriers. For free. On
Zero2Cool (21h) : Verizon to pay NFL $500 million a year to stream games
beast (11-Dec) : Packers can't catch Eagles so it doesn't directly effect our playoff chances.
Nonstopdrivel (11-Dec) : yoffs?
Nonstopdrivel (11-Dec) : So . . . could in theory be a severe sprain. Which might still sideline him for the rest of the season, but perhaps he'd be back for the pla
Zero2Cool (11-Dec) : That's regarding Carson Wentz
Zero2Cool (11-Dec) : @AlbertBreer Doctors determined with manual test there was damage to ACL, extent unknown until MRI tomorrow.
Zero2Cool (11-Dec) : Read reports that's what is feared and yes, you're right, usually if that's the fear = done
Nonstopdrivel (11-Dec) : MRI would me mostly a formality. He walked off on his own power, so possibly just a sprain? But I doubt it.
Nonstopdrivel (11-Dec) : Provocative tests on scene are pretty sensitive. If they fear his ACL is torn, it probably is.
Zero2Cool (11-Dec) : He has an ACL? I only heard there were running tests ... tomorrow.
Nonstopdrivel (11-Dec) : Depends on which Nick Foles arises from the ashes. If it's the 2013 Foles, Eagles could still be a powerhouse.
gbguy20 (11-Dec) : carson wentz torn acl. is that good or bad for our playoff chances?
nerdmann (10-Dec) : It's definitive, Davante is BETTER than Janis.
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : can't believe some don't want Adams re-signed... what is wrong with you!!
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : @WesHod The #Packers turned to Davante Adams several times during the final series and he came through each time. The evolution of a playmak
buckeyepackfan (10-Dec) : Packer Fans will take over Stadium today!
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : @AaronNagler Packers just took the field to cheers. No Browns fans here to boo yet.
buckeyepackfan (10-Dec) : DILLY DILLY!
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : Williams though, to answer your question :D
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : First snap of the day don't mean didly
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : Starting? who cares?
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : Browns getting 1st win
dhazer (10-Dec) : who is starting at rb today ?
buckeyepackfan (10-Dec) : Perry innactive! Fackrell & Biegal step up today!
Zero2Cool (10-Dec) : Both undrafted rookies, Lenzy Pipkins and Donatello Brown, are active for the #Packers. They join Randall, House and Hawkins as the active c
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2017 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 10 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Sep 17 @ 7:30 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Sep 24 @ 3:25 PM
BENGALS
Thursday, Sep 28 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 8 @ 3:25 PM
at Cowboys
Sunday, Oct 15 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM
SAINTS
Sunday, Oct 29 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Monday, Nov 6 @ 7:30 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 12 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
RAVENS
Sunday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
at Steelers
Sunday, Dec 3 @ 12:00 PM
BUCCANEERS
Sunday, Dec 10 @ 12:00 PM
at Browns
Sunday, Dec 17 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Saturday, Dec 23 @ 7:30 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Dec 31 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

12h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

11-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

11-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

11-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Nonstopdrivel

Headlines