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.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Saturday, June 22, 2013 4:57:25 AM(UTC)

Rank: Member
United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 111
LombardiAve said:
Tight end. Historically, being one hasn’t exactly been glamourous. In decades past, unless your name was Kellen Winslow, Mike Ditka or Ozzie Newsome, people rarely noticed the position. Being a tight end on most teams meant staying home to take on defensive ends and linebackers while sealing the edge on running plays. It meant [...]
Offline beast  
#2 Posted : Saturday, June 22, 2013 8:23:17 PM(UTC)

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 356
Applause Received: 410

People at times get upset with me saying this, but (when healthy) Quarless seems to move a lot better than Finley does (meaning quicker/faster), which has always had me excited for Quarless and then his blocking is pretty good as well though not great.

That being said, Finley has a natural feel for all the small parts of the passing game such as walling off defenders, when he realize they're there and tracking the ball with his eyes very well (though he sometimes takes his eyes off the ball too soon, before the catch).

Quarless doesn't have that natural feel to help him nearly as much, and at times has SERIOUSLY had trouble tracking the ball (for what ever reason) at times, like the ST fake kick to Matt Flynn throw to Qaurless, he seems like an out fielder blinded by the sun looking for the ball.

It just feels like the further they move Quarless away from the center the worse he is.... I think they could use him a lot like they use Cobb... but you know 6'5" 250 pounds and can block... and he does have the power burst for it and have used him on screens and stuff before.

Offline texaspackerbacker  
#3 Posted : Saturday, June 22, 2013 8:37:43 PM(UTC)

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2014Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2015

Rank: Veteran Member
United States
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas
Applause Given: 611
Applause Received: 420
It doesn't seem like very long ago, I was defending and touting Quarless, and almost everybody else was saying they should give up on him, etc. Now suddenly, he is coming back from injury, and he's the greatest thing since sliced butter. I hope so - I've always been a believer in him, but as hopeful as I am, I'm not 100% sure of his quality, work ethic, etc. - maybe 97% sure hahahaha.
Offline nerdmann  
#4 Posted : Saturday, June 22, 2013 11:42:38 PM(UTC)

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,878
Applause Received: 917
Dude's got a chance to be a player, and he's gonna be hungry as hell.
Offline DarkaneRules  
#5 Posted : Sunday, June 23, 2013 7:45:38 AM(UTC)

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/15/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 264
Applause Received: 448
beast said: Go to Quoted Post
People at times get upset with me saying this, but (when healthy) Quarless seems to move a lot better than Finley does (meaning quicker/faster), which has always had me excited for Quarless and then his blocking is pretty good as well though not great.

That being said, Finley has a natural feel for all the small parts of the passing game such as walling off defenders, when he realize they're there and tracking the ball with his eyes very well (though he sometimes takes his eyes off the ball too soon, before the catch).

Quarless doesn't have that natural feel to help him nearly as much, and at times has SERIOUSLY had trouble tracking the ball (for what ever reason) at times, like the ST fake kick to Matt Flynn throw to Qaurless, he seems like an out fielder blinded by the sun looking for the ball.

It just feels like the further they move Quarless away from the center the worse he is.... I think they could use him a lot like they use Cobb... but you know 6'5" 250 pounds and can block... and he does have the power burst for it and have used him on screens and stuff before.



There we go! This was my feeling as well. Back in 2010 I loved Quarless. Did not trust him with the routes as much as his blocking, but saw him as a huge factor of our success that year when he took over for Finley.

From what I heard at OTAs, it seems like this guy has only improved in the area of moving in the open field / ball location. If that is the case, then we have a great competition at TE this year.

For the first time since 2010, I am genuinely ecstatic for training camp competitions across the board.
Offline OlHoss1884  
#6 Posted : Sunday, June 23, 2013 3:15:52 PM(UTC)

Rank: Member
United States
Joined: 5/8/2013(UTC)
Location: Waukegan, IL
Applause Given: 78
Applause Received: 211
With what I expect will be a greater emphasis on running the ball, I would not be surprised if he takes over the starting job by game 4. I expect Finley to have a big year...being a contract year and all, but as good as he is, Quarless has a more versatile skill set and I think they will want to use more of it going forward.
Offline Dexter_Sinister  
#7 Posted : Sunday, June 23, 2013 4:08:33 PM(UTC)

Rank: Registered
Joined: 6/12/2010(UTC)
Applause Given: 292
Applause Received: 266
Quarless dropps Jared Allen like a pole axed steer and goes for a 22 yard pass.

On the same play.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
DarkaneRules on 6/23/2013(UTC)
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


Fan Shout
Porforis (2h) : Zero's gone? Where?
gbguy20 (2h) : the troll is gone!!
greengold (8h) : Is that a surprise Zero?
Zero2Cool (9h) : NO!!!!!! Packers placed Jordy Nelson on IR.
Zero2Cool (14h) : Michael Rodney: OLB Adrian Hubbard has been released.
Zero2Cool (14h) : Whoa, Jared Abbrederris might practice today!!
Zero2Cool (16h) : Panthers cutting WR Jarrett Boykin
Smokey (31-Aug) : Matt Blanchard = Trade Bait
Zero2Cool (31-Aug) : Matt Blanchard?
Zero2Cool (30-Aug) : Doubt any QB is cut before Thursday. I want to see more of Matt and Brett.
Smokey (30-Aug) : Why be a guest, come join us today !
Zero2Cool (30-Aug) : Hyde is the injury I'm most concerned about. Cobby fine.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Road To Super Bowl 50
Sunday, Sep 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Sunday, Sep 20 @ 7:30 PM
SEAHAWKS
Monday, Sep 28 @ 7:30 PM
CHIEFS
Sunday, Oct 4 @ 3:25 PM
at 49ers
Sunday, Oct 11 @ 12:00 PM
RAMS
Sunday, Oct 18 @ 3:25 PM
CHARGERS
Sunday, Oct 25 @ 12:00 AM
- BYE -
Sunday, Nov 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Broncos
Sunday, Nov 8 @ 12:00 PM
at Panthers
Sunday, Nov 15 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Nov 22 @ 12:00 PM
at Vikings
Thursday, Nov 26 @ 7:30 PM
BEARS
Thursday, Dec 3 @ 7:25 PM
at Lions
Sunday, Dec 13 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Sunday, Dec 20 @ 3:05 PM
at Raiders
Sunday, Dec 27 @ 3:25 PM
at Cardinals
Sunday, Jan 3 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Bigbyfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / luigis

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / gbguy20

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / texaspackerbacker

7h / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

9h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

1-Sep / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / musccy

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / CaliforniaCheez


Tweeter