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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 9:47:04 AM(UTC)
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The Packers will start the regular season with a pair of largely untested offensive tackles, which has generated some concern about how well quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be protected this season. General Manager Ted Thompson is not among those concerned about how things are going to play out. During an interview with Mike Vandermause of...


“It would probably depend on who the people were,” Thompson said. “Go on with their life, everything else will be fine.”

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Offline nerdmann  
#2 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:19:07 PM(UTC)
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I'll be disappointed if Sherrod's not activated this season.
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#3 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:20:12 PM(UTC)
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I like Thompson. He reminds me of David Byrne.
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Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#4 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:22:39 PM(UTC)
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When you put the best QB in the league behind a consistent medicore line where he is running for his life and taking boatloads of sacks eventually the inability to deal with the O-line is gonna bite us in the ass. Either that will be a Rodgers season-ending injury, or eventually when his legs are not as lively a guy that just can't get to the safe spot in time to make the throw to the open guy. Worst would be a pissed off QB who wants out. Don't think it will ever get there, but who knows.
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Offline buckeyepackfan  
#5 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:23:55 PM(UTC)
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I'll be dissapointed if nerdman isn't diasapointed!!!

I think Ted is saying, "talk is cheap', you all STFU and just watch and our tackles will shut you up for good!!!

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Offline nerdmann  
#6 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:51:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: TheKanataThrilla Go to Quoted Post
When you put the best QB in the league behind a consistent medicore line where he is running for his life and taking boatloads of sacks eventually the inability to deal with the O-line is gonna bite us in the ass. Either that will be a Rodgers season-ending injury, or eventually when his legs are not as lively a guy that just can't get to the safe spot in time to make the throw to the open guy. Worst would be a pissed off QB who wants out. Don't think it will ever get there, but who knows.


Ted has invested TWO 1st round picks in the Oline. I think he takes a C high next year.

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#7 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 1:53:30 PM(UTC)
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+/- 40 sacks on rodgers this year?
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Offline nerdmann  
#8 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:05:01 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
+/- 40 sacks on rodgers this year?


I'll take the over, largely because he holds the ball too long.

Then again, maybe the situation will inspire Aaron to get the ball out.
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Offline gbguy20  
#9 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:31:33 PM(UTC)
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Didn't hear anything about them using a 2.5 second clock in training camp this year. Not sure if I'm happy or disappointed by that.
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#10 Posted : Thursday, August 29, 2013 2:50:17 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
Didn't hear anything about them using a 2.5 second clock in training camp this year. Not sure if I'm happy or disappointed by that.


Well I read somewhere profootballfocus wrote Rodgers was releasing the ball faster than anybody in preseason so far.
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