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
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:30:49 PM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

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

Applause Received: 97

PackersNews wrote:
Running back or defensive line. Sit and pick at No. 26 or trade back. As Ted Thompson contemplates the Packers' first-round pick in Thursday night's NFL draft, those have to be two primary questions as he readies for his first shot at meaningfully augmenting his roster this offseason.
Delivering the latest and most important updates on the Green Bay Packers for your convenience.
UserPostedImage
Offline Zero2Cool  
#2 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:40:48 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: 1,955
Applause Received: 2,186

Some are saying Lacy will be gone before pick 20.
UserPostedImage
Offline Pack93z  
#3 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:43:47 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: 397
Applause Received: 1,075

Lacy is the most overrated player in the list of possible first round prospects.. I would not want him over a back that can be had in the second. (barring a run on backs for some reason).
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

UserPostedImage
thanks Post received 2 applause.
porky88 on 4/25/2013(UTC), wpr on 4/25/2013(UTC)
Offline Zero2Cool  
#4 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:45:09 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: 1,955
Applause Received: 2,186

Originally Posted by: Pack93z Go to Quoted Post
Lacy is the most overrated player in the list of possible first round prospects.. I would not want him over a back that can be had in the second. (barring a run on backs for some reason).


I'd rather Montee Ball in 2. I'd like Alec (sp) Ogletree in round 1 at 26.
UserPostedImage
Offline PackerTraxx  
#5 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:47:26 PM(UTC)
PackerTraxx

Rank: 2nd Round Draft Pick

Joined: 8/13/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 18
Applause Received: 127

Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Some are saying Lacy will be gone before pick 20.


I hope so, then we don't have to wonder about him.Angel
Why is Jerry Kramer not in the Hall of Fame?
Offline dhazer  
#6 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 1:46:03 PM(UTC)
dhazer

Rank: Pro Bowl

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2013Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2009PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 48
Applause Received: 203

We can get the steal of the draft and draft Lattimore in the 3rd round. He claims he will be ready for week 1
UserPostedImage

Just Imagine this for the next 6-9 years. What a ride it will be :)
Offline Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 1:56:26 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: 1,955
Applause Received: 2,186

Originally Posted by: dhazer Go to Quoted Post
We can get the steal of the draft and draft Lattimore in the 3rd round. He claims he will be ready for week 1


I will be ready for training camp, I guess that makes me a steal for the first round, right?
UserPostedImage
Offline Rockmolder  
#8 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 2:01:56 PM(UTC)
Rockmolder

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2010

Netherlands
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 157
Applause Received: 259

Originally Posted by: dhazer Go to Quoted Post
We can get the steal of the draft and draft Lattimore in the 3rd round. He claims he will be ready for week 1


From an ability standpoint, that'd be an amazing pick. Not often you get a talent like that after the first round or top of the 2nd.

Thing is, even though he might be ready in week 1, I fear his career might mirror that of a guy like Cadillac Williams.

I guess it's worth a shot when you're drafting at the end of the 3rd, but I wouldn't trade up for his services.
UserPostedImage
Offline porky88  
#9 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 2:06:30 PM(UTC)
porky88

Rank: Pro Bowl

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2014

Joined: 4/26/2007(UTC)

Applause Given: 193
Applause Received: 397

Doctors will decide whether Lattimore is even on the board. He certainly would've been the top running back if he were fully healthy.

I much rather see the Packers trade down and target Johnathan Franklin or Le'Veon Bell than select Lacy. Frankly, I rather see the Packers take Bell or Franklin in round one instead of Lacy.

Lacy would help the team, though. In fact, he would start. I obviously think you can do better, but I wouldn’t trash the pick were it to become a reality.
Online steveishere  
#10 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 2:15:21 PM(UTC)
steveishere

Rank: 2nd Round Draft Pick

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)

Applause Given: 48
Applause Received: 965

Lacy gets crap for playing behind a beast line but he also played against the best defenses. It's not like he was running all the way to the end zone untouched though, the guy broke a shit ton of tackles whether it was from LBs or DBs. I found a neat article discussing some of the top backs.

http://www.thesidelinevi...top-running-backs-tier-1
http://www.thesidelinevi...top-running-backs-tier-2
Offline nerdmann  
#11 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 2:52:50 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,630
Applause Received: 654

Originally Posted by: porky88 Go to Quoted Post
Doctors will decide whether Lattimore is even on the board. He certainly would've been the top running back if he were fully healthy.

I much rather see the Packers trade down and target Johnathan Franklin or Le'Veon Bell than select Lacy. Frankly, I rather see the Packers take Bell or Franklin in round one instead of Lacy.

Lacy would help the team, though. In fact, he would start. I obviously think you can do better, but I wouldn’t trash the pick were it to become a reality.


I like Franklin.

If Lattimore falls, I'd take a chance on him with a later pick. He's a tough dude who will work hard to come back strong.
“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 Porforis  
#12 Posted : Thursday, April 25, 2013 3:03:34 PM(UTC)
Porforis

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

United States
Joined: 8/22/2009(UTC)
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Applause Given: 169
Applause Received: 333

When the Packers are bottom 10 in rush to pass ratio, you can call them pass-happy. I swear, some people won't be happy until we run it 70% of the time.
UserPostedImage
Rss Feed 
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.

Notification

Icon
Error

Tweeter

Recent Topics
2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Laser Gunns

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / dfosterf

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

25-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

25-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

25-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

25-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

24-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

24-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / Mucky Tundra

24-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

24-Oct / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann