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

Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Mucky Tundra  
#1 Posted : Friday, February 21, 2014 7:39:29 PM(UTC)
Rob Demovsky said:
INDIANAPOLIS -- Two seasons into his NFL career, former first-round draft pick Nick Perry still hasn't fully shown he can make the transition from collegiate defensive end at USC to NFL outside linebacker with the Green Bay Packers.

He might not have to this year.

Among the ideas the Packers have considered to tweak and improve their defense is to use an elephant defensive end position, and Perry is one of the players who coach Mike McCarthy sees in that role, he said Friday during an interview at his hotel during a break from the NFL scouting combine.
steveishere  
#2 Posted : Friday, February 21, 2014 7:46:32 PM(UTC)
use him like Terrell Suggs, probably a good idea. Though during the first 5 weeks before he broke his foot he looked like a legit power LOLB so I think his main issue isn't position it's just being healthy.
DakotaT  
#3 Posted : Friday, February 21, 2014 7:56:59 PM(UTC)
I don't know Steve, he's just a more athletic Aaron Kampmann, but he's no 3-4 OLB. If I'm an Ocoordinator, I make him go in coverage all day long. Square peg trying to fit a round hole. We have better personnel to run a 4-3, but we have stubborn coaches. Bellicheck never has any problem flip flopping or playing a hybrid, but we sure do.
steveishere  
#4 Posted : Friday, February 21, 2014 8:38:15 PM(UTC)
You cannot just make someone go in coverage. If that were possible then coordinators would just make CM3 "go in coverage all day long" and not have to worry about him pass rushing. Perry played in 12 games this year and was only in coverage for 30 snaps. Getting to the QB and holding up in the run are what matters and he's shown enough in those areas as a LB to say he can be fine there as long as he's healthy. For as bad as Perry was in coverage he was only thrown at 5 times (allowed 5 receptions). It's such a small piece of the pie that using that as a judge to whether someone can play the position or not seems silly.
Laser Gunns  
#5 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 2:43:44 AM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't know Steve, he's just a more athletic Aaron Kampmann, but he's no 3-4 OLB. If I'm an Ocoordinator, I make him go in coverage all day long. Square peg trying to fit a round hole. We have better personnel to run a 4-3, but we have stubborn coaches. Bellicheck never has any problem flip flopping or playing a hybrid, but we sure do.


slow to adapt is a common theme with this staff.
play2win  
#6 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:33:11 PM(UTC)
Good. Maybe this means we actually will add a real OLB talent opposite Matthews.
play2win  
#7 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 12:34:00 PM(UTC)
Laser Gunns said: Go to Quoted Post
slow to adapt is a common theme with this staff.


Brilliant. Well done LG! [laughing] [laughing] [laughing] =d> =d> =d> =d>
steveishere  
#8 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 1:04:46 PM(UTC)
play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
Good. Maybe this means we actually will add a real OLB talent opposite Matthews.


You aren't going to have an "elephant" and 2 OLBs, you'd still have your OLB (Matthews) and then your elephant (Perry). Also from what it sounds like this isn't going to be some new base defense or anything it sounds more like just a wrinkle in the scheme. It doesn't really make all that much sense actually because I believe typically an elephant is a DE in the 4-3 that stands up some of the time. I guess in this case it just means a 3-4 OLB that will have his hand in the dirt some of the time.
DakotaT  
#9 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 3:10:18 PM(UTC)
When we're in dime, don't we basically have a four man front anyway? What the hell difference does it make if a guy rushes from a standup position or a hand in the dirt?
beast  
#10 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 3:20:47 PM(UTC)

From what I'm reading it sounds like same position just new role at that position.

I wonder what would be different in the new role, and how a new role would effect others.
nerdmann  
#11 Posted : Saturday, February 22, 2014 3:37:54 PM(UTC)
It's no secret that Perry and Neal are DL playing OLB. OCs all over the league know it. Might as well admit it and start using them that way. We're not fooling anyone.
play2win  
#12 Posted : Monday, February 24, 2014 7:09:29 AM(UTC)
This just makes me wonder if they are going to re-sign Mike Neal. Coaching Perry up as the hybrid rover off the edge might mean the end here in GB for Neal. Trouble is, will Perry stay healthy? A position change/shift means very little if you are not available.
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
Cheesey (1h) : She wanted people to recognize who it was, and that was the only way anyone would!LOL!
Porforis (7h) : Sorry, BEAR ass.
Porforis (7h) : Jay Cutler's bare ass photographed by wife, put on social media.
Zero2Cool (8h) : I shouldn't be shocked there, but I am.
Zero2Cool (8h) : MM: Cook played very well for us, give him ton of credit for coming back, he almost went on IR
Zero2Cool (11h) : And it is now "Just Sin, Baby"
Zero2Cool (11h) : They won't sat, they will sit.
Smokey (15h) : Yes The Raiders will be moving to Las Vegas, will they still sat "Just Win Baby" ?
Zero2Cool (28-Mar) : Marschawn Lynch at 2.20
Zero2Cool (28-Mar) : Eddie Lacy has averaged 2.15 yards per rush after contact since entering the NFL in 2013. The only back to average more in that time: Marsh
Smokey (28-Mar) : not so , Miami voted no .
Nonstopdrivel (27-Mar) : The twist? The only team to vote against the move was Oakland.
Smokey (27-Mar) : NFL Owner's vote 31 - 1 for the Raiders to move to Las Vegas in 2020 .
Zero2Cool (27-Mar) : Mark Murphy: Teams paid 'more than we thought was reasonable' for Packers' free agents
Zero2Cool (27-Mar) : Seahawks backup quarterback arrested for marijuana possession after car he was riding in drives into a bar
Zero2Cool (27-Mar) : I see JT, you should tell JT to post.
hardrocker950 (27-Mar) : Nice to see that Dorleant got arrested just a few miles from here...
Cheesey (26-Mar) : Sanchez with the Bears....LOLOLOL!!!!
Zero2Cool (26-Mar) : We should hope it does not happen.
hardrocker950 (25-Mar) : I doubt that happens...
Smokey (24-Mar) : GB needs to trade up in the draft to get THE Ohio State CB - Marshon Lattimore !
Zero2Cool (24-Mar) : QB Mark Sanchez joining the Bears.
Zero2Cool (24-Mar) : double it up
Zero2Cool (24-Mar) : I'm kidding, relax....
Zero2Cool (24-Mar) : and now he has been cut
uffda udfa (23-Mar) : Per Schefter: Former Skins DT Ricky Jean Francois signed a one-year, $3M deal with Packers, per source.
uffda udfa (23-Mar) : Per Schefter: FormerSkins DT Ricky Jean Francois signed a one-year, $3M deal with Packers, per source.
Zero2Cool (23-Mar) : lol by .01 not what i thought
Zero2Cool (23-Mar) : he's faster than Montgomery
uffda udfa (22-Mar) : Packers re-sign Christine Michael
Smokey (22-Mar) : Easier said than fixed .
Nonstopdrivel (22-Mar) : The web version lists who started the thread; the mobile version lists who last updated it.
Nonstopdrivel (22-Mar) : Also, there's a weird disparity between the web version and online version of this site.
Nonstopdrivel (22-Mar) : ;-)
Zero2Cool (21-Mar) : Packers wanted D. Ware in 2005. Thank you Cowboys!
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 / Cheesey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

1h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

1h / Around The NFL / Cheesey

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

28-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

28-Mar / Fantasy Sports Talk / Smokey

27-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / RainX

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

26-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

25-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

23-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackFanWithTwins

23-Mar / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

Headlines