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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:20:25 AM(UTC)
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Looks like Stonehands has been promoted to the 53. I think that means we'll see Jermicheal Stonehands at WR.


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#2 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:22:42 AM(UTC)
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Cool last name.

Don't know much else about him.


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#3 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:39:13 AM(UTC)
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Cool last name.

Don't know much else about him.


Former basketball player turned passcatching TE. Lots of potential. Very raw.

I like him.
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 11:51:42 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Looks like Stonehands will be promoted to the 53. If it happens, I think that means we'll see Jermicheal Stonehands at WR.


see what I did there


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#5 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:20:55 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Looks like Stonehands will be promoted to the 53. If it happens, I think that means we'll see Jermicheal Stonehands at WR.


see what I did there


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Offline Dulak  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:23:14 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: RajiRoar Go to Quoted Post
Cool last name.

Don't know much else about him.


ya in preseason he showed a little bit - was hoping he would get his chance. I like it! especially when we need catchers ... btw what was up with rodgers and boykin not on the same page last game? rodgers always threw the ball out of reach- would of been comical if the game wasnt on the line
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:15:29 PM(UTC)
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This is prolly just for special teams, other than that I don't know why they signed him.
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:31:46 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gaycandybacon Go to Quoted Post
This is prolly just for special teams, other than that I don't know why they signed him.



Also maybe because some of the other TEs ( Finley / maybe Bostick) will be helping to fill the void at WR. So if Jones is out this week, the depth chart might look something like this (Finley will be listed twice)

WR: Nelson, Boykins, Finley, Bostick
(also wouldn't mind trying to work Franklin into the slot some as well)

TE: Finley, Quarless, Taylor, Stoneburner


I didn't list Bostick at TE because they don't seem to think he can block well enough to put him on the field there.

Also in training camp, when defenses played zone against them, Stoneburner seemed to be able to fine the open spots in the zone a lot better than the other TEs, reminding me a bit of Bubba Frank / Havner. They both struggled at times against man coverage, but go to a zone coverage and they'd find the open hole in the zone. Stoneburner did some of that... and he caught the ball better than Quarless or Taylor (though he did have that one really bad fumble).
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:34:35 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: beast Go to Quoted Post
Also maybe because some of the other TEs ( Finley / maybe Bostick) will be helping to fill the void at WR. So if Jones is out this week, the depth chart might look something like this (Finley will be listed twice)

WR: Nelson, Boykins, Finley, Bostick
(also wouldn't mind trying to work Franklin into the slot some as well)

TE: Finley, Quarless, Taylor, Stoneburner


I didn't list Bostick at TE because they don't seem to think he can block well enough to put him on the field there.

Also in training camp, when defenses played zone against them, Stoneburner seemed to be able to fine the open spots in the zone a lot better than the other TEs, reminding me a bit of Bubba Frank / Havner. They both struggled at times against man coverage, but go to a zone coverage and they'd find the open hole in the zone. Stoneburner did some of that... and he caught the ball better than Quarless or Taylor (though he did have that one really bad fumble).


Stoneburner's also been filling in at OLB on the scout team...
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#10 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:47:07 PM(UTC)
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Time to see what Myles White can do too. I think they signed him today as well. I wonder if White can be a slot receiver.
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#11 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:59:19 PM(UTC)
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#12 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:00:24 PM(UTC)
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Stoneburner had that awesome TD catch against the Rams in preseason. Dude likes catching TDs...
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#13 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:12:20 PM(UTC)
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Special teams addition for now.

Packers will be showing a lot more 2wr 2te sets until JJ and Cobb get back.

I guess the question is who lines up opposite of Finley?
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#14 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:19:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: buckeyepackfan Go to Quoted Post
Packers will be showing a lot more 2wr 2te sets until JJ and Cobb get back.

I guess the question is who lines up opposite of Finley?


My guess is Quarless, he'll be the main blocking TE/FB as well as maybe Mike McCarthy will start using him as a decoy again. I LOVED how Mike McCarthy would use him as a decoy during the Super Bowl year (after figuring out he can't catch).


Basically they'd use Quarless speed (which he's fast) and tell him go straight down the field as fast as you can, which would clearly get the attention of the Safety not wanting to let a TE get deeper than him.

Then a WR on the outside would run a crossing pattern and it'd make for an eay catch and run as Quarless had cleared out the Safety.


BUT I'd been hoping they would use Bostick at WR some, as his weakness is blocking, WRs don't need to block as much as a TE does... give Bostick a chance there. Also wouldn't mind seeing what Franklin has in the slot... of course both of these need to be tested in practice and if it looks bad then no go, don't even try it in a game.
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#15 Posted : Tuesday, October 15, 2013 2:29:31 PM(UTC)
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Kind of surprised they haven't signed Ross back.

But I think they'll probably give Bostick a shot here and there too.

I'd love to see them make RANDY MOSS an offer though!
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