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.
2 Pages12>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Firstcoast1  
#1 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:25:37 PM(UTC)

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 8/10/2013(UTC)
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Applause Received: 16
I just received a call from Sam Barrington and he is OFFICIALLY the newest member of the Green Bay Packers!! Thank you all for keeping me abreast!
thanks Post received 3 applause.
nerdmann on 8/31/2013(UTC), play2win on 9/1/2013(UTC), Zero2Cool on 9/2/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#2 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:30:49 PM(UTC)

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

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,311
Applause Received: 1,606
great!
Offline buckeyepackfan  
#3 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:31:46 PM(UTC)

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Lima, Ohio
Applause Given: 552
Applause Received: 625
YES!!!! YES!!!! YES!!!!!

Most if not all were rooting for Sam to make it,

Congrats!!!!!!!
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#4 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:32:24 PM(UTC)

Rank: Member
United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 146
Applause Received: 182
CONGRATS TO SAM AND TO YOU TO DELIVERING THAT GREAT REFRESHING NEWS MAN!
Offline Dulak  
#5 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:42:01 PM(UTC)

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 222
Applause Received: 117
hey Grats - tell him Hi from us and we were rooting for him!

Offline Firstcoast1  
#6 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:49:53 PM(UTC)

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 8/10/2013(UTC)
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Applause Received: 16
I was telling him how I became a member on this site so you guys could give me updates. I also told him that every person who responded to my thread were rooting for him and liked they way he played! As usual, he was appreciative and mentioned how the 'real' work now begins.

He was talking about how his heart skipped a beat every time he received a phone call. When he got the news he made the team, he called his mom who was brought to tears. He knows me, I was nearly as nervous as he was all the way up until he called me. At 15 minutes to 6 eastern time, he text me and said this has been the longest day of his life, even more than the draft!
thanks Post received 5 applause.
wpr on 8/31/2013(UTC), Gaycandybacon on 8/31/2013(UTC), macbob on 8/31/2013(UTC), mi_keys on 9/1/2013(UTC), Zero2Cool on 9/2/2013(UTC)
Offline Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:51:11 PM(UTC)

Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2015Yahoo! Fantasy Football - Gold: 2009FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2011ESPN NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2010Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Premier Member
United States
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI
Applause Given: 2,139
Applause Received: 2,885
Firstcoast1 said: Go to Quoted Post
I was telling him how I became a member on this site so you guys could give me updates. I also told him that every person who responded to my thread were rooting for him and liked they way he played! As usual, he was appreciative and mentioned how the 'real' work now begins.

He was talking about how his heart skipped a beat every time he received a phone call. When he got the news he made the team, he called his mom who was brought to tears. He knows me, I was nearly as nervous as he was all the way up until he called me. At 15 minutes to 6 eastern time, he text me and said this has been the longest day of his life, even more than the draft!


If he's willing, we'd like to put together a Q/A for him. If he's willing, let me know and we can get the questions together. We'll collect questions from the members and he can answer them.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Gaycandybacon on 8/31/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#8 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 3:55:01 PM(UTC)

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

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,311
Applause Received: 1,606
Firstcoast1 said: Go to Quoted Post
I was telling him how I became a member on this site so you guys could give me updates. I also told him that every person who responded to my thread were rooting for him and liked they way he played! As usual, he was appreciative and mentioned how the 'real' work now begins.

He was talking about how his heart skipped a beat every time he received a phone call. When he got the news he made the team, he called his mom who was brought to tears. He knows me, I was nearly as nervous as he was all the way up until he called me. At 15 minutes to 6 eastern time, he text me and said this has been the longest day of his life, even more than the draft!


great story. I love learning more about a guy that if he can run faster than a gazelle and bench press a Buick. The "Mom cried" is perfect.
Offline Firstcoast1  
#9 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 4:25:48 PM(UTC)

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 8/10/2013(UTC)
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Applause Received: 16
Terrell Manning was just let go.
Offline buckeyepackfan  
#10 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 4:29:45 PM(UTC)

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Lima, Ohio
Applause Given: 552
Applause Received: 625
Firstcoast1 said: Go to Quoted Post
Terrell Manning was just let go.


Yep, we found the final 3, Manning was a little of a shocker, but as I told you in my original post.

Ted loves his Draft Picks!!!!

Sam, Palmer, Mulumba all played great and deserved to make the final 53!!!!
Offline Firstcoast1  
#11 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 4:33:44 PM(UTC)

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 8/10/2013(UTC)
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Applause Received: 16
As I told Sam, it is never a good idea to come out early and go in the 5th round anyway. Last season should have been his senior year where he could have learned more and bettered his position.
Offline wpr  
#12 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 5:27:10 PM(UTC)

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

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,311
Applause Received: 1,606
Firstcoast1 said: Go to Quoted Post
As I told Sam, it is never a good idea to come out early and go in the 5th round anyway. Last season should have been his senior year where he could have learned more and bettered his position.


Good advice. Too many kids see $$$$ signs and come out too soon. A lot of them never recover and reach their potential. it's a shame. I wish they all had 5 years and played for 4 in college. THEN go get a job. I know there are drawbacks to that as well. Injuries cut many players careers short.
Offline nerdmann  
#13 Posted : Saturday, August 31, 2013 10:17:02 PM(UTC)

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,875
Applause Received: 916
Firstcoast1 said: Go to Quoted Post
Terrell Manning was just let go.


Kind of a surprise, but remember. There could be some turnover on the bottom of the roster.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
wpr on 9/1/2013(UTC)
Offline wpr  
#14 Posted : Sunday, September 1, 2013 11:52:28 AM(UTC)

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

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,311
Applause Received: 1,606
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
Kind of a surprise, but remember. There could be some turnover on the bottom of the roster.


There usually is. And I like it. If they don;t the team will only grow weaker from one year to the next.
Offline sschind  
#15 Posted : Sunday, September 1, 2013 1:39:18 PM(UTC)

Rank: Senior Member
United States
Joined: 3/5/2013(UTC)
Location: SE WISCONSIN
Applause Given: 229
Applause Received: 617
buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
YES!!!! YES!!!! YES!!!!!

Most if not all were rooting for Sam to make it,

Congrats!!!!!!!


I'm going to sound like an ignoramus here and I certainly don't want to insult or offend anyone but what made Barrington so special. Everyone knows Jolly's backstory and even Hyde and Banjo had articles about them but as far as I knew Barrington was just another body. Did I miss something?
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Similar Topics
Sam Barrington: Everybody wants to crown me (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by nerdmann 7/1/2015 10:39:06 AM(UTC)
Linebacker Sam Barrington views himself as leader of Packers' defense (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by buckeyepackfan 4/12/2015 8:33:19 AM(UTC)
Sam Barrington: Packers are "my defense' (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by nerdmann 4/12/2015 8:28:18 AM(UTC)
Sam Barrington will get shot at bigger role (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by nerdmann 3/4/2015 8:13:35 PM(UTC)
Sam Barrington fined but not Brad Jones (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Mucky Tundra 1/2/2015 4:25:46 PM(UTC)
Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Sam Barrington Arrives (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Mucky Tundra 12/3/2014 10:52:32 AM(UTC)
Packers inside linebacker Sam Barrington makes a surprise start (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by MintBaconDrivel 10/20/2014 5:54:54 AM(UTC)
Sam Barrington reportedly misses practice Friday (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Zero2Cool 10/11/2013 10:09:18 AM(UTC)
PackersHome Asks Sam Barrington (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Zero2Cool 9/2/2013 10:04:20 AM(UTC)
#58 Sam Barrington did all he could do..... (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Firstcoast1 8/29/2013 9:00:43 PM(UTC)
#58 Sam Barrington (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Firstcoast1 8/10/2013 2:11:21 PM(UTC)
Sam Barrington - Speaks like a Linebacker (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Pack93z 8/7/2013 2:33:07 PM(UTC)
High Praise for Packers 7th Round Pick Sam Barrington from NFL Analyst Greg Cosell (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by MintBaconDrivel 7/3/2013 8:29:06 AM(UTC)
7th Round (232nd Overall) ILB Sam Barrington (Green Bay Packers Talk)
by Zero2Cool 4/27/2013 3:37:14 PM(UTC)
2 Pages12>
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
greengold (50m) : Is that a surprise Zero?
Zero2Cool (1h) : NO!!!!!! Packers placed Jordy Nelson on IR.
Zero2Cool (6h) : Michael Rodney: OLB Adrian Hubbard has been released.
Zero2Cool (6h) : Whoa, Jared Abbrederris might practice today!!
Zero2Cool (8h) : 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
52m / Green Bay Packers Talk / greengold

57m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / hardrocker950

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / musccy

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / CaliforniaCheez

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

31-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool


Tweeter