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.
3 Pages123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Pack93z  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:03:38 PM(UTC)
Pack93z

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin

Applause Given: 398
Applause Received: 1,078

Last season I was disappointed in the overall play of Hawk.. for a #5 pick I think he underplayed that high of a draft slot.. I mean that he was solid and steady but really didn't have the impact that one would assume he would have.

But so far this season.. even a little nicked up.. the kid is playing at a different level.. intensity is up and he seems to be a step ahead an instinctive instead of reactive.. of all the players on the defense so far this season, I am impressed with his play.

Your thoughts?
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

UserPostedImage
Offline bakler5  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:07:54 PM(UTC)
bakler5

Rank: Fresh Cheesehead

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)


I agree 100 percent. He seems to be in on every play. And that sack he had last week where he jumped over that dude was awesome
God didn't create Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Rodgers created God.
Offline zombieslayer  
#3 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:15:49 PM(UTC)
zombieslayer

Rank: Most Valuable Player

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: San Francisco

Applause Given: 778
Applause Received: 495

Different schemes. I think our DC finally took his head out of his you know where and realized that we'll need to generate pressure against top tier teams to win games.

So we're finally utilizing Hawk's talents. Opposing O's don't know whether he's going to stay back in coverage or blitz the QB. I like how Hawk is utilized much better this year than last.
My man Donald Driver
UserPostedImage

(thanks to Pack93z for the pic)

2010 will be seen as the beginning of the new Packers dynasty. Ted Thompson Mike McCarthy Aaron Rodgers
Offline Zero2Cool  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:16:20 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: 1,967
Applause Received: 2,223

Where he jumped over the FB or OL whomever and sacked Kitna, priceless. He looked like a giant, HAWK! It was great.
"I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything." - Nikola Tesla

UserPostedImage
Offline Packnic  
#5 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:33:38 PM(UTC)
Packnic

Rank: 5th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 6/19/2007(UTC)

Applause Given: 6
Applause Received: 6

I think he played very solid last season for a rookie trying to mend his game to the Pro Level.

This year you are right though, he has stepped it up to a monster level so far. heres to more diving sacks.
blank
Offline doddpower  
#6 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:05:21 PM(UTC)
DoddPower

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2011

United States
Joined: 9/24/2007(UTC)
Location: Visalia, CA

Applause Given: 2,090
Applause Received: 529

I agree. He has been a standout player this year, and in my opinion, is playing FAR better then Barnett so far (my favorite Packer).

Barnett has been getting sucked in the play action fakes and not getting off blockers quick enough these past two games. I'm not worried about him though, he'll shape up.

But yeah, A.J. Hawk. Star of our defense so far this season (sorry Woodson!)

=)
Offline Cheesey  
#7 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:33:56 PM(UTC)
Cheesey

Rank: Most Valuable Player

Joined: 7/28/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 200
Applause Received: 435

He's been solid, for sure!
I always thought he would be!
UserPostedImage
Offline TengoJuego  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 4:28:06 PM(UTC)
TengoJuego

Rank: 4th Round Draft Pick

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2010

United States
Joined: 8/16/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 6
Applause Received: 1

That diving sack was Beast. I wouldn't mind having that gif lol.
Offline dingus  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 6:15:57 PM(UTC)
dingus

Rank: 5th Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 18
Applause Received: 27

Gotta love him, year three and he's turning into a monster!
blank
Offline bozz_2006  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, September 17, 2008 6:24:26 PM(UTC)
bozz_2006

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Joined: 7/15/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 20
Applause Received: 14

he's a maniac on run plays. i wish he was better in coverage.
UserPostedImage
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages123>
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

Tweeter

Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / earthquake

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / The_Green_Ninja

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

20h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Tezzy

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

23-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

23-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

23-Nov / Green Bay Packers Talk / porky88