Discussion Board
Welcome Guest! You can login or register. Login or Register.

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Thursday, October 24, 2013 5:11:21 AM(UTC)
Jason Wilde said:
GREEN BAY — Where the road ahead for Jermichael Finley will eventually lead is still very much unknown, but at least the Green Bay Packers injured tight end is ready for the first step: Leaving the hospital.

Several of Finley's teammates said Wednesday that he has been told he can go home on Thursday, and those teammates reported that Finley is in good spirits and is resolute in one goal: Returning to football.

Fellow tight end Andrew Quarless, who was the first player to get to Finley after he suffered a neck injury during last Sunday's game against Cleveland, said he spent much of Sunday night at the hospital with his friend and overheard him talking with his doctor. Finley's primary concern: Making sure he can still play the game he loves.

"I was there the night it happened. I stepped out when the doc came in and talked to him, but I kind of heard a little bit. One of his biggest things was, 'I'm going to get back,'" Quarless said. "That's in any of us, anytime any guys go down. I mean, this is what we love to (do), so that's the first thing.

"(He kept asking), 'When am I going to get back? What's the time table?' And stuff like that."

For now, though, Finley's short-term focus has to be on going home and getting better.

"Monday, I went over there and saw him, (and) it was good to see the improvement yesterday when I went back," Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. "He looked like himself and he was moving around good. Other than that, I don't have any diagnosis or anything I'm going to throw out. I don't think anybody does, regardless of what's been put out there. I was encouraged by his spirits yesterday and look forward to seeing him back in the locker room at some point."

Quarless, who will start at tight end in Finley's absence, said he is dedicating the season to his fallen friend, who may be headed for season-ending injured reserve. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Finley "is still seeking the opinions from specialists" but is "doing better each and every day."

Asked if the doctors have told him if Finley could play again, McCarthy said that hasn't been discussed.

"I have not sat down and had a meeting," McCarthy replied. "(General manager) Ted (Thompson) and I met yesterday. We're going to wait until everything comes in. (Team physician) Pat McKenzie is collecting all the information and once again we'll do our due dilligence. Obviously, we will not be premature on anything. We'll do what's in the best interests of Jermichael. That's where we are."
nerdmann  
#2 Posted : Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:07:55 AM(UTC)
So it's confirmed he WANTS to get back and play.

All right then. That's the first step.
gbguy20  
#3 Posted : Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:21:16 PM(UTC)
Good for him
Zero2Cool  
#4 Posted : Saturday, October 26, 2013 6:45:57 PM(UTC)
Dulak  
#5 Posted : Sunday, October 27, 2013 4:03:01 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post


Damn I hope he comes back this year ... Did they ever say what was found on the MRI? - the only thing I read was 'conjectures' - if he has this or if he has that ...

DarkaneRules  
#6 Posted : Sunday, October 27, 2013 7:20:23 AM(UTC)
I saw bruised spinal cord.
Dulak  
#7 Posted : Sunday, October 27, 2013 9:07:39 AM(UTC)
DarkaneRules said: Go to Quoted Post
I saw bruised spinal cord.


ya but was this some news agency conjecture again? saw lots of those but wondering if anything was concrete
nerdmann  
#8 Posted : Monday, October 28, 2013 6:30:16 PM(UTC)
PFT

Quote:
The Redskins, according to the source, are aggressively shopping Davis. If a deal can’t be worked out, there’s a chance Davis will be cut.

If he’s cut after the trade deadline, Davis will be subject to waivers.
DakotaT  
#9 Posted : Monday, October 28, 2013 6:45:59 PM(UTC)
nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post


Don't get all twitchy now, but I doubt we do this. I'm sure we'll be using our reserved cap on signing Shields or Raji.
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
Zero2Cool (11h) : Mike Mayock says this is one of the best defensive drafts he's ever seen, especially at DE, CB & S.
Smokey (13h) : Yellow as the background color for such blocks as Lambeau Field & Lombardi Ave & Recent Topics & Fan Shout .
Zero2Cool (14h) : and thanks FP88 ... glad you enjoy it. :-)
Zero2Cool (14h) : Finally, got my avatar back! Weird!
Zero2Cool (16h) : FP88, :-) its okay. Smokey, yellow where?
FLORIDA PACKER88 (17h) : Didnt realize how much I needed this site in my life until it wasn't available haha! Looks great Zero!
Zero2Cool (26-Feb) : Click the Clear link to force new files to load for style.
Smokey (26-Feb) : A little yellow for contrast maybe ?
Zero2Cool (26-Feb) : Thanks. Took about 16-20 hours.
wpr (26-Feb) : looks great.
Zero2Cool (25-Feb) : avatars aren't displaying
Zero2Cool (25-Feb) : plain look
Please sign in to use Fan Shout
2016 Packers Schedule
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 3:25 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 7:30 PM
at Lions
Think About It
Think About It
Recent Topics
1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

11h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

26-Feb / Announcements / dhazer

22-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

21-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / shield4life

21-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

21-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

19-Feb / Community Welcome! / wpr

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

19-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

Headlines