Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
4 Pages123>»
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:56:53 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 141
JerseyAl said:
An interesting discussion about the Packers draft and develop philosophy broke out in the comments section of this post the other day. The basic question that came out of the discussion was this: What does draft and develop mean to you? Draft and develop might mean different things to different people. The various meanings appear [...]
Offline PackerTraxx  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:25:59 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 139
Applause Received: 237
It means you better have good coaches. :-s o:)
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 4/23/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:33:26 PM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,800
Applause Received: 1,932
It means it is an excuse to not sign quality FAs to round out the team and fill in holes that normally occur in the roster.
Offline steveishere  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:42:49 PM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 57
Applause Received: 1,699
It means you trust that you drafted quality players who will still become good football players even if they don't make a huge impact in the first year or two.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 4/23/2013(UTC)
Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6:10:03 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Canada
Joined: 9/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 473
Applause Received: 500
To me it keeps the philosophy that if you work hard and stay loyal the team will reward you. I do think that this philosophy works for the most part in that it makes for greater morale from the players that the team is not always looking for FAs to take your job.
Offline nerdmann  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 9:09:10 PM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 6,158
Applause Received: 1,369
TheKanataThrilla said: Go to Quoted Post
To me it keeps the philosophy that if you work hard and stay loyal the team will reward you. I do think that this philosophy works for the most part in that it makes for greater morale from the players that the team is not always looking for FAs to take your job.


This and it also means you have a viable team for the long term, because you don't subject yourself to cap hell.
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, April 23, 2013 10:17:44 PM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 24
Applause Received: 918
A way to build and maintain a core of players. Hopefully successfully which keeps a team in contention year after year. Combine it with smart and well timed FA and some luck and we can win another SB.
Offline play2win  
#8 Posted : Wednesday, April 24, 2013 6:37:35 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

United States
Joined: 3/29/2012(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee
Applause Given: 1,076
Applause Received: 724
I don't like how strict this philosophy is. It means there is more pressure put on young, inexperienced players to fill important gaps in our roster, and the "need" factor then becomes more in play on draft day. At least, it seems that way.

Will we pass on a top WR to fill a DL need this draft in R1? Maybe. Maybe not. Nab that WR and your DL need is still unaddressed going into the 2nd day of the draft. Now, you maybe reach on a day two player to fill a hole, hoping he will not only start, but be a difference maker, where you really need one.

There is risk with this philosophy that could make us miss out on top talent, both in FA and in the draft.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
yooperfan on 4/24/2013(UTC), Wade on 4/25/2013(UTC)
Offline PackerTraxx  
#9 Posted : Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:23:21 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 139
Applause Received: 237
wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
It means it is an excuse to not sign quality FAs to round out the team and fill in holes that normally occur in the roster.


Hopefully this is not true. In a couple of cases, I'm sorry to say, I believe it has been. I like building on the draft as a basic philosiphy, but all avenues need to be used to build/better the team.
Offline wpr  
#10 Posted : Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:45:11 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,800
Applause Received: 1,932
PackerTraxx said: Go to Quoted Post
Hopefully this is not true. In a couple of cases, I'm sorry to say, I believe it has been. I like building on the draft as a basic philosiphy, but all avenues need to be used to build/better the team.


I was being just a bit of a smart @ss. But there are times when it seems like the team fails to use every method available to them because they are a "draft and develop" team.

It is really impossible to have every spot on the roster filled with depth backing up all the starters. Sometimes it is better to have the drafted players backing up and one day taking the place of a UFA that they signed.

Then again I have wondered if GB is content with winning the division and being in the playoffs on a consistent basis or spending more money and being a serious contender for a SB.

I could live with a team that was in the SB every 5 years and then had to tear the team down and rebuilt making it back 5 years later over a team that went 11-5 or 10-6 every single year, year after year, only to lose in the playoffs in either round 1 or 2.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
play2win on 4/24/2013(UTC), Wade on 4/25/2013(UTC)
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
4 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


Fan Shout
Smokey (22h) : 60% chance of SNOW in GB on Sunday. Most likely to fall before noon .
Smokey (8-Dec) : JOIN THE FORUM AND POST YOUR VIEWS !
The_Green_Ninja (8-Dec) : ...bro his senior year turns into a different person drunk. Gets in fights. And one time trashed out a Pita Pit by throwing his food
The_Green_Ninja (8-Dec) : Fun fact from people I know who knew Dak Prescott when he was at Mississippi State...
Pack93z (7-Dec) : @Dhazer Winning the regular season title.... lol... good for a soggy cookie... see you in the playoffs.. ;)
Nonstopdrivel (7-Dec) : In any case, Rashaan Salaam died this week.
Nonstopdrivel (7-Dec) : Didn't there used to be a member who posted as Rashaan Salami?
Smokey (7-Dec) : REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR , 75 years ago today. God Bless America
Zero2Cool (7-Dec) : Today's Birthdays: Gilligan (46)
Smokey (7-Dec) : The TFFL could use 4 more like you Jon. Know any that wants to join next year ?
Smokey (7-Dec) : I am proud of you Jon .
Smokey (7-Dec) : Yes Jon, you can indeed be proud of your efforts . I am .
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : league behind you and the other guy.
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : @Smokey - tough competition for sure. I'm not holding my breath. Just glad I could rebound after a bad start. 3rd most points scored in the
Smokey (7-Dec) : You won what other league dhazer ?
Smokey (7-Dec) : for
Smokey (7-Dec) : Low blow dhazer, 5 min. in the penalty box foe slashing ! lol
Smokey (7-Dec) : Yes, fine job rabid. Now compete with the other 9 - 4 in the league . ;) LOL !
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : Correction: I am second seed in the playoffs
rabidgopher04 (7-Dec) : I crawled my way back from 2-6 to 7-6 to win my division and 3rd place in Tailgaters FFL. Playoff should be fun.
Zero2Cool (6-Dec) : ;-)
dhazer (6-Dec) : i clinched last place in the Packershome thanks to the awesome draft skills of smokey lol and won the other league
Zero2Cool (6-Dec) : Wow. Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night at a park in Boulder. Police said there was no sign of foul play. He was 42
Pack93z (6-Dec) : In one league I went from 2-5 to 8-5 and clinched a playoff spot... #Believe Best I have for the Packers at the moment.
Zero2Cool (6-Dec) : Sweet. I backed my sweet ass into the playoffs. 8th and final seed.
Smokey (6-Dec) : Thank you Zero, I also just finished the Reg. Fantasy season at #1 . (Tailgaters Fantasy Football League ) .
The_Green_Ninja (5-Dec) : Same ol' Jay xD
Zero2Cool (5-Dec) : Aaron Rodgers over the last 7 games: 302 passing yards/game, 19 TDs, 3 INTs, 104.6 passer rating. 212 rushing yards, TD.
Zero2Cool (5-Dec) : Nice! I noticed you rocked your NFL Picks this week too! Nice work!!
Smokey (5-Dec) : Yes, he got me 29 fantasy points !
Zero2Cool (5-Dec) : Didn't David Johnson have a really good game though?
DarkaneRules (4-Dec) : cardinals run game looks worse than ours
Zero2Cool (4-Dec) : Packers inactives v Texans: WR Trevor Davis CB Makinton Dorleant ILB Blake Martinez OLB Kyler Fackrell RG Lang C Tretter DT Christian Ringo
buckeyepackfan (4-Dec) : GOOD MORNING PACKER FANS! GAMEDAY! GO! PACK! GO!
Zero2Cool (2-Dec) : lol
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

6h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / The_Green_Ninja

20h / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

8-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

8-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

8-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Porforis

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

7-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

6-Dec / Fantasy Sports Talk / Zero2Cool

6-Dec / Green Bay Packers Talk / packerfanoutwest


Packers Headlines