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.
3 Pages<123>
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline bakler5  
#16 Posted : Sunday, October 12, 2008 11:37:02 PM(UTC)
bakler5

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Doesn't anyone remember Al Harris doing this last year? Maybe it was chuck but I am almost positive it was harris. Anyways when I saw it then i thought it was awesome and hoped it would transgress into a regular thing like the lambeau leap is for our offense.
God didn't create Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Rodgers created God.
Offline mkapp  
#17 Posted : Sunday, October 12, 2008 11:48:23 PM(UTC)
mkapp

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/9/2008(UTC)
Applause Received: 1
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Agreed... I thought it spoke of a little dignity in playing the game. Showed they realize they are accountable to each other in the secondary.. good coverage overall allows someone to make a play.

Sorta like the Barry Sanders always handing the ball to the ref and heading for the sideline.. Always thought that was so freaking classy.


Also one of the top reasons I love AJ Hawk. He makes a play and goes back to the huddle - no dance, no shimmy. That's a classy, hard working, blue-collar guy.
UserPostedImage
Offline blueleopard  
#18 Posted : Sunday, October 12, 2008 11:54:04 PM(UTC)
blueleopard

Rank: Member
Joined: 8/22/2008(UTC)
Applause Received: 78
Handshakes are classy. I loved it.
Danreb Victorio A Believer of Greg Jennings
Offline wpr  
#19 Posted : Sunday, October 12, 2008 11:55:31 PM(UTC)
wpr

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

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,284
Applause Received: 1,581
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Sorta like the Barry Sanders always handing the ball to the ref and heading for the sideline.. Always thought that was so freaking classy.

That is one of the things that my dad liked most about my childhood idol. Very classy guy.


I know there has been quite a bit of talk about over celebrating over plays that should be celebrated. I wonder if the coaches are sick of seeing it as well and told them if you want to celebrate, do it like a man, not a hyper active kid. Thus, we now see the handshake.


If it was something spontaneous, very cool, but it look choreographed. Which is fine, I think its great either way. I just have to wonder if the coaches had anything to do with it.



I loved Sanders attitude. I am a firm believer in the line, "Act like you have been there before." after a player scores a TD.

All the chest pounding and gyrations for making a tackle or getting a 1st down are lame. Guys you are in the NFL. That is what you are suppose to do. After a big player get your butt back into the huddle and get ready to go again. The fans in the stands will cheer loudly for the big plays. They don't need any assistance.
With that said, the handshake although definitely staged is better than at lot of the other stuff that the players do.
UserPostedImage
Online RaiderPride  
#20 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 12:23:23 AM(UTC)
RaiderPride

Rank: Senior Member
Joined: 7/17/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 153
Applause Received: 231
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
meh - i thought it looked a tad gay - not that there's anything wrong with that! Wink


LOL.... "4PackGirl" If you thought that was gay, your husband must be a Sasquatch. Do you live in the Pacific North West? I can not imagine a more manly being than a Sasquatch. I bet there is not one single gay Sasquatch on the planet.

Perhaps it was kind of a ... "We are taking care of business" Jester.

A hand shake... Respect, and a business agreement to commit and take care of business. I like it, I like it a lot.

But Gay.... No. I think not.
""People Will Probably Never Remember What You Said, And May Never Remember What You Did. However, People Will Always Remember How You Made Them Feel."
Offline porky88  
#21 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 1:07:23 AM(UTC)
porky88

FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Gold: 2012Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2013Yahoo! NCAA March Madness - Silver: 2014

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 4/26/2007(UTC)
Applause Given: 231
Applause Received: 459
Very gentlemen like almost. I noticed this during the Tampa Bay game too after Woodson returned his pick for a TD. I don't see any reason to be against it. I hope to see more of it actually.
Offline WhiskeySam  
#22 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 1:08:34 AM(UTC)
WhiskeySam

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Received: 1
I thought it was hilarious. It looks a little cheesy, but it cracks me up every time.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Offline Ginco19  
#23 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 2:57:02 AM(UTC)
Ginco19

Rank: Rookie
Joined: 9/3/2008(UTC)
Anyone have a link or video of this happening? I dont see it on any highlight recaps of the game
Offline IronMan  
#24 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 3:17:58 AM(UTC)
IronMan

ESPN NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2010

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 145
Applause Received: 117
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
meh - i thought it looked a tad gay - not that there's anything wrong with that! Wink

I didn't see it, so I don't know if it was gay. But speaking of gay celebrations:

UserPostedImage
Offline agopackgo4  
#25 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 4:52:26 AM(UTC)
agopackgo4

Rank: Registered
Joined: 8/12/2008(UTC)
Applause Received: 3
I thought it was funny. Yes the hand shakes are classy, but the situation they are doing it in, is not your "normal hand shake" enviorment. So in that sense it is different. Its kind of like they are saying "we just beat you, but were not going to be flat out cocky about it, and you can't complain about us because we are just shaking hands" Kind of a swagger.
Offline Toddy  
#26 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 4:57:23 AM(UTC)
Toddy

Rank: Registered
Joined: 11/13/2007(UTC)
Location: Australia
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 9
Here is an animated GIF of the Williams, Collins handshake.

UserPostedImage
UserPostedImage
Offline TimeToThink  
#27 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 5:07:58 AM(UTC)
TimeToThink

Rank: Registered
Joined: 10/5/2008(UTC)
I thought it was great!

Like some other people mentioned, it spoke volumes about their belief in teamwork.

Charles Woodson in a recent interview after one of his better games this season (I think it was the one he had two INTs) he spoke not of his play, but how it's the whole secondary and the whole defense that makes a play like that possible.

Seems like that attitude has caught on.
blank
Offline IronMan  
#28 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 5:13:46 AM(UTC)
IronMan

ESPN NCAA March Madness - Gold: 2010

Rank: Veteran Member
Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 145
Applause Received: 117
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Here is an animated GIF of the Williams, Collins handshake.

UserPostedImage


Cool. How do you do that?
Offline Toddy  
#29 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 5:41:33 AM(UTC)
Toddy

Rank: Registered
Joined: 11/13/2007(UTC)
Location: Australia
Applause Given: 1
Applause Received: 9
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Here is an animated GIF of the Williams, Collins handshake.

UserPostedImage


Cool. How do you do that?


Thanks. I downloaded the highlights from NFL.com. Then, I have a program called 'Animation Shop' and uploaded the video. This turns the video into frame by frame images. I just deleted all the frames I didn't want and just saved the handshake part as an animated GIF.


EDIT:
Just found a picture of Tramon and Charles after Woodson's pick.

UserPostedImage
UserPostedImage
Offline 4PackGirl  
#30 Posted : Monday, October 13, 2008 9:09:14 AM(UTC)
4PackGirl

Rank: Registered
Joined: 12/17/2006(UTC)
Location: illinois
Applause Given2: 161
Applause Received: 124
LOL guys - didn't think my gay reference would be that bigga deal BUT after looking at it several times, i'd say the shake itself isn't gay but the almost "bowing" in conjunction with the shake just smacks of gayness. LOL - god i love yankin y'all's chains - it's FUN!!! Wink
UserPostedImage
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
3 Pages<123>
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


Recent Topics
52m / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Grabacr

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

19h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

4-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

3-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

3-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / dhazer

3-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

2-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

2-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

2-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / warhawk

28-Feb / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan


Tweeter