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.
Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, April 15, 2013 7:19:12 AM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

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

Applause Received: 91

JerseyAl wrote:
When the Packers only offered the original round tender to restricted free agent Evan Dietrich-Smith — as of now, the team's leading candidate to start at center — I was a little puzzled. In Dietrich-Smith's case, "original round' meant any team that wanted to sign him would not have to surrender a draft pick as [...]
Delivering the latest and most important updates on the Green Bay Packers for your convenience.
UserPostedImage
Sponsor
Offline texaspackerbacker  
#2 Posted : Monday, April 15, 2013 7:28:23 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2014

United States
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas

Applause Given: 432
Applause Received: 255

I don't necessarily see that as a cool reception. We did sign him, and he is projected, I think, as the starting center. The Packers just calculated - correctly as it turns out - that other teams wouldn't see him as having much value. Whenever you have a development project like EDS, the team doing the developing likely will see him as more valuable than outsiders. Besides, nowadays, most centers are converts from other O Line positions, similar to EDS, and teams can just use what they already have.
Expressing the Good Normal Views of Good Normal Americans.
If Anything I Say Smacks of Extremism, Please Tell Me EXACTLY What.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Zero2Cool on 4/15/2013(UTC)
Offline yooperfan  
#3 Posted : Monday, April 15, 2013 7:38:08 AM(UTC)
yooperfan

Rank: 2nd Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan

Applause Given: 578
Applause Received: 265

EDS has never impressed me and apparently no other team besides the Packers.
Hopefully he will step up and be more than adequate but IMHO center is definitely an area of concern.
thanks Post received 3 applause.
nerdmann on 4/15/2013(UTC), DoddPower on 4/15/2013(UTC), porky88 on 4/15/2013(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#4 Posted : Monday, April 15, 2013 12:19:49 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,554
Applause Received: 640

Originally Posted by: yooperfan Go to Quoted Post
EDS has never impressed me and apparently no other team besides the Packers.
Hopefully he will step up and be more than adequate but IMHO center is definitely an area of concern.


I like EDS as depth. As the starter, meh.

I wouldn't put it past him to get beat by Van Roten.
“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 DakotaT  
#5 Posted : Monday, April 15, 2013 1:58:24 PM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 658
Applause Received: 1,347

I really hope we aren't settling for mediocrity like EDS at center. He's a marginal starter at best, as are Lang and Newhouse. Lots of good lineman in the draft this year, and it would be shameful if we don't snag a couple.
UserPostedImage
 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
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 0.716 seconds.

Notification

Icon
Error

Tweeter

Recent Topics
2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / hardrocker950

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

7h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

8h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

10h / Green Bay Packers Talk / porky88

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

11h / Random Babble / Smokey

12h / Around The NFL / wpr

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

13h / Random Babble / Smokey


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