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 Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 1:57:42 PM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

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: 2,069
Applause Received: 2,572
Draft Profile - link.

Darin Gantt said:
If you're going to get fired by a pair of teams and play for a third in the first two months of your pro career, you could do a lot worse than following the Chris Harper plan. According to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com, the rookie wide receiver was claimed off waivers by the Packers today....
Sponsor
Online Bigbyfan  
#2 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 2:06:02 PM(UTC)
Bigbyfan

Rank: Member
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 44
Applause Received: 103
If they were gonna make a move, I wish they did it a few days earlier to give the guy an opportunity to learn some of the playbook.
Offline Yerko  
#3 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 2:07:33 PM(UTC)
Yerko

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 10/15/2008(UTC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Applause Given: 176
Applause Received: 296
Meh...3rd team in a matter of a few months and the Seahawks and 49ers aren't exactly stacked at WR to not have the guy on the 53.
Offline steveishere  
#4 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 2:48:24 PM(UTC)
steveishere

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2013

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)
Applause Given: 53
Applause Received: 1,143
Bigbyfan said: Go to Quoted Post
If they were gonna make a move, I wish they did it a few days earlier to give the guy an opportunity to learn some of the playbook.


The guy they wanted wasn't on the waiver wire a few days earlier.
Offline Dulak  
#5 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 3:01:16 PM(UTC)
Dulak

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 1/19/2009(UTC)
Location: London, UK (from kenosha)
Applause Given: 204
Applause Received: 113
whats this guy like?
Offline beast  
#6 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 3:08:08 PM(UTC)
beast

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 321
Applause Received: 368
Dulak said: Go to Quoted Post
whats this guy like?


Large physical rookie WR with a ton to learn... for a big physical WR, he has very good straight line speed, but not the best with stop and go nor changing directions. Good at using his body to block defenders from the ball. Probably needs a good bit of work with his footwork.

Some rumors have said, he came into Seahawks camp around 240 lbs which is probably over weight unless maybe they wanted him as a TE. It was rumored the 49ers wanted to turn him into a WR/TE tweener.

Offline nyrpack  
#7 Posted : Friday, October 18, 2013 3:15:10 PM(UTC)
nyrpack

Rank: Member
Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Location: long island, ny
Applause Given: 5
Applause Received: 72
It's not like they have too many other options right now
Online buckeyepackfan  
#8 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 7:24:07 AM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan

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

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Lima, Ohio
Applause Given: 457
Applause Received: 538
Probably a pick up to bulk up special teams, especially this week.

Only way he sees the field on Offense is if.......hell not even going to say it.

Welcome to the team!!!

Hope he kicks ass on Special teams!!!
Offline DakotaT  
#9 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 8:13:04 AM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Honored Member
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 755
Applause Received: 1,534
I anticipate the Packers trading down their 1st round pick this season for a second, third, and fifth pick so that two receivers can be drafted. I really want to see Jones and Nelson resigned again, but we need to keep the receiver factory going.
Offline hardrocker950  
#10 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 8:40:53 AM(UTC)
hardrocker950

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2014

Rank: Member
Joined: 11/10/2009(UTC)
Applause Given: 92
Applause Received: 112
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
I anticipate the Packers trading down their 1st round pick this season for a second, third, and fifth pick so that two receivers can be drafted. I really want to see Jones and Nelson resigned again, but we need to keep the receiver factory going.


Nelson doesn't seem to be greedy with contracts so far, so as long as they make a reasonable offer - I would imagine he will return. Same with Jones, if he will take a reasonable contract as well. What receiver in their right mind would want to be on the field with any other quarterback?

I also agree with your call on trading picks. It is obvious thos year that we have lost a lot of depth at WR. The good news is Green Bay has done well with bringing receivers up, so it shouldn't be a long term issue - as long as we keep our main guys.
Offline DakotaT  
#11 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:14:41 AM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Honored Member
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 755
Applause Received: 1,534
This is just one of the problems of maintaining a winning franchise. I have had many an argument about replacing our veteran players and replacing them with quality youth. People tend to look at their teams and identifiable players and have hurt feelings when they are replaced or released. The bottom line is that football is a business and to stay competitive, a GM needs to have ice water running through his veins to make the decisions that keeps a team young and talented. The Packers have a pretty good man in place.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
nerdmann on 10/19/2013(UTC), Wade on 10/19/2013(UTC)
Offline texaspackerbacker  
#12 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:34:00 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker

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: 534
Applause Received: 375
I disagree about getting several WRs fairly high in the draft. Yeah, we might lose one or the other of Nelson and Jones, slim chance even of both, but we will still have Cobb and a much more experienced Boykin, and it's much too easy to pick up mid-level WRs. This guy Harper may or may not amount to anything, ditto that for Dorsey or White or Walker, but the point is, they aren't that hard to find. What we might do is go for a WR in the first round, but only if some real star prospect falls to us.
Offline nerdmann  
#13 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 9:59:43 AM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,205
Applause Received: 794
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
I anticipate the Packers trading down their 1st round pick this season for a second, third, and fifth pick so that two receivers can be drafted. I really want to see Jones and Nelson resigned again, but we need to keep the receiver factory going.


Ted takes a C high this year.

Although he does have a track record of drafting at positions at which contracts are upcoming. He's also shown the ability to hit on WRs in the 3rd round.

We've got 3 right now who can play. We had 5, but keep in mind, DD wasn't drafted high. Keep the door open for a guy who's gonna fight his way in from the bottom.
Offline Wade  
#14 Posted : Saturday, October 19, 2013 10:20:31 AM(UTC)
Wade

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 8/1/2009(UTC)
Location: nowhere of importance
Applause Given: 772
Applause Received: 768
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
I disagree about getting several WRs fairly high in the draft. Yeah, we might lose one or the other of Nelson and Jones, slim chance even of both, but we will still have Cobb and a much more experienced Boykin, and it's much too easy to pick up mid-level WRs. This guy Harper may or may not amount to anything, ditto that for Dorsey or White or Walker, but the point is, they aren't that hard to find. What we might do is go for a WR in the first round, but only if some real star prospect falls to us.



OL OL OL!!!

[horse] [horse] [horse] [horse] [horse]

What can I say, you used the phrase "high in the draft" and my knee jerked.

[ass] [rockon]

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
gbguy20 (2h) : later even
gbguy20 (2h) : Shane Ray just fell to the end of the first round. Got caught with weed.
Smokey (4h) : Go dhazer Go !
Smokey (4h) : Greg Jennings signs 2yr deal with Miami .
Zero2Cool (5h) : uffda udfa is stealing your crown of biggest Ted hater
dhazer (5h) : Last couple days I have been getting more energy and lot less pain. But I am sure TT will put me back in pain lol
Smokey (6h) : Hello to ALL !
Smokey (27-Apr) : Hello Tex, r u going to join the Draft Chat this Thursday ?
Smokey (26-Apr) : Zero2Cool - 1 = Not2Cool :)
Smokey (26-Apr) : How are you feeling dhazer ?
Zero2Cool (26-Apr) : BTW, when submitting shout, you must click SEND, return no workie.
Zero2Cool (26-Apr) : Some folks just do not learn.
Zero2Cool (24-Apr) : ctrl + f5 to see gooder tablet layout
gbguy20 (23-Apr) : woops
gbguy20 (23-Apr) : oh LOL
Zero2Cool (23-Apr) : u started a thread for another site seeking fans an writers :)
gbguy20 (23-Apr) : welp, i don't even know what you are referring to zero. So yes, it must have been an accident :)
Zero2Cool (23-Apr) : thanks, hectic right now tho
dhazer (22-Apr) : 1-0 pens
dhazer (22-Apr) : kevin you got pens
Zero2Cool (22-Apr) : gbguy20 - assuming you created that by accident lol
Zero2Cool (21-Apr) : Early Thanksgiving!! haha
Smokey (20-Apr) : Sorry to hear about your Turkey encounter. The bird was killed and tenderized ? Clean it, pluck it , and freeze it. Tastey Eating roasted !
Zero2Cool (20-Apr) : Schedule will be available tomorrow.
Smokey (20-Apr) : Eagles to sign TEBOW !
Mucky Tundra (19-Apr) : TEBOW
Zero2Cool (17-Apr) : Wow, the site is freaking smoking fast
Smokey (17-Apr) : Gilbert, \_/ !!
Smokey (17-Apr) : Zero, drink one shot with me pal !
Smokey (17-Apr) : Who will drink with me ? \_/
Smokey (17-Apr) : \_/, Cheers !
Zero2Cool (16-Apr) : you did it!
Mucky Tundra (16-Apr) : i guess the packernews link really was buggy
Zero2Cool (16-Apr) : lol oops... those should be img and img not im and url... nm im tired bed time
Zero2Cool (16-Apr) : each tag has to have a closing tag . [img]url[/url] like that
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

2015 Schedule
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

Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

3h / Announcements / Zero2Cool

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / BobBrews

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / earthquake

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / MintBaconDrivel

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

27-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

26-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / rabidgopher04

26-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

25-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

25-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

25-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / Bigbyfan


Tweeter