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Offline play2win  
#11 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 5:20:54 AM(UTC)
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All Ted's sizzle aside, I'm hoping Brad Jones doesn't even make the final 53.

This unit requires upgrades in talent. If Bishop comes back healthy, that would be a huge plus. Perry too. But, we should be adding potential starting talent via the draft that is better talent than Jones, Francouis, Walden (replacement pending?)...

Returning the same group who allowed NFL rushing D futility records and expecting to get better is foolish.

Terrell Manning could make this signing inconsequential. I hope that kid shows well this year. If Brad Jones can make a jump, great. I'm just disappointed in what we ran out there last year.
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#12 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:38:27 AM(UTC)
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play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
All Ted's sizzle aside, I'm hoping Brad Jones doesn't even make the final 53.

This unit requires upgrades in talent. If Bishop comes back healthy, that would be a huge plus. Perry too. But, we should be adding potential starting talent via the draft that is better talent than Jones, Francouis, Walden (replacement pending?)...

Returning the same group who allowed NFL rushing D futility records and expecting to get better is foolish.

Terrell Manning could make this signing inconsequential. I hope that kid shows well this year. If Brad Jones can make a jump, great. I'm just disappointed in what we ran out there last year.



Packers | Brad Jones gets new deal
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:21:51 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Brad Jones signed a three-year, $11.75 million deal that includes a $3 million signing bonus.


Read more: http://www.kffl.com/team/17/nfl/green-bay-packers#ixzz2OHLKWy37


Brad Jones is here to stay in 2013 anyway, Ted is not going to waste 3mil by letting him go.

Guys stay healthy and the LB'rs are going to be a pretty solid squad.

Last years rushing #'s, leading rusher and ttl rushing yds.
Packers had 4 bad games, wk 1(not real football),13,17, and 19.
We all know that that last week was due to very bad game planning,the others well AD torched almost everyone.
It's never as bad as we remember.

wk01........Frank Gore...16 112...ttl 185
wk02.......Michael Bush..14 54...ttl 94
wk03.Marshawn Lynch..25 98.....ttl 127
wk04.Darren Sproles......5 20.....ttl 45
wk05...Donald Brown....17 84.....ttl 110
wk06.Justin Forsett........7 47.....ttl 90
wk07..Steven Jackson...12 57.....ttl 108
wk08.Rashad Jennings..17 59.....ttl 62
wk09.LaR.Steph.-Howl..17 51......ttl 54
wk10.Mikel Leshoure....19 84......ttl 108
wk12.....Andre Brown...13 64......ttl147
wk13..Adrian Peterson..21 210....ttl240
wk14........Joique Bell...12 49......ttl135
wk15.........Matt Forte..20 69.......ttl 83
wk16.......Jake Locker....4 32.......ttl 79
wk17.Adrian Peterson...34 199.....ttl217
wk18.Adrian Peterson...22 99....ttl167
wk19.Colin Kaepernick..16 181....ttl323
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#13 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:49:51 AM(UTC)
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PackersNews said:
The Green Bay Packers re-signed linebacker Brad Jones to a three-year, $11.75 million contract, according to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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#14 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:58:24 AM(UTC)
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Brad Jones making more than A.J. Hawk? If so, could we see a competition between Hawk, Jones and Desmond Bishop for the two ILB positions?
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#15 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:59:27 AM(UTC)
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Oh No. How could Thompson be that stupid? If the deal had been just above the vet. minimum, I wouldn't have been opposed keeping Jones as like a 4th ILB/OLB or whatever, but nearly $4 million per season? That's just ridiculous!
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Oh No. How could Thompson be that stupid? If the deal had been just above the vet. minimum, I wouldn't have been opposed keeping Jones as like a 4th ILB/OLB or whatever, but nearly $4 million per season? That's just ridiculous!


agreed. makes no sense.

I know Ted loves LBers but really.
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Brad probably grabbed the contract off of Ted's desk, signed it, ran out and made copies before Ted could adjust the error. That or he's got dirt on Ted.
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#18 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 9:16:01 AM(UTC)
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Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Brad Jones making more than A.J. Hawk? If so, could we see a competition between Hawk, Jones and Desmond Bishop for the two ILB positions?


Not quite, Hawk will still make 5.2 mil for 2013, Jones in the 4mil range.


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Brad probably grabbed the contract off of Ted's desk, signed it, ran out and made copies before Ted could adjust the error. That or he's got dirt on Ted.


or the Packers realize a Colorado alumni deserves to be starting alongside Desmond Bishop and professionals think Jones and Bishop are the two best ILB on the team. Something we can all agree upon. :)
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buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
Not quite, Hawk will still make 5.2 mil for 2013, Jones in the 4mil range.




Hawk is making 3.6 not 5.2.

We should start Hawk and Jones. AJ is the most solid run defender, and as the backside ILB, we want somebody who is going to be where they are supposed to be, not overpursuing. Jones has be best potential on the frontside. He is bigger and faster than Bishop, his pass rushing experience makes he better at getting off blocks. And it adds some flexibility for Dom. If he wanted to move Matthews and make Perry around, Jones would shift and pass rush.
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