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Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Zero2Cool, Aug 31, 2006.

  1. pyledriver80
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...


    You can rip on me, I don't mind Dakota, but don't act like my negativity for this team is unfounded. I don't come on here and state "TT sucks" and then run away. I give you reasons why TT seems to me to be unable to produce a winning football team. I like to debate things but when it turns into "Pyleland" or "the redundancy that is Pyle" after 4 pages with NOTHING from me, then you are no longer debating, but rather trying to bait. If I am a "TT hater" and you disagree with everything I say doesn't that make you a "TT lover". Doesn't that make you just as guilty as me, but on the other side of the coin?


    I don't know but honestly it seems to that you and other members take some kind of enjoyment on Piggybacking each other in attacking me. It's similar to what went on to Pack66. The difference is you won't get under my skin like you did his. You guys take some kind of childish self fulfillment out of it or something.

    You can have your views and I can have mine, but constantly dwelling on the fact that "I don't think like you" seems a little strange to me. You must or you wouldn't come into a 4 page discussion that I did not even contribute to and bring up my name.


    If you think this team is anywhere near competing or that the future is bright, thats fine, ignore my posts. If you want a different outlook than the rosey picture you like to paint with your optimism, than debate the facts that I,DePack,Lare and others base our opinions on. It seems you have questions in your mind about your optimism and hearing our opinions bothers you because it's not what you want to hear and that bothers you, forcing you to go on the defensive.


    In the end we are all Packer fans but seem to have different opinions on this teams leadership.
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    Wishy washy...
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    I thought that some of you might be interested in what a former NFL scout (retired because of health) and current draft guru had to say on this topic.

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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    BAIT THREAD!
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    I admit to not being here that much so I may have missed something, but I have wondered about this venom directed at pyle myself. The last line (which I changed to bold and underlined) is hard to say anything but here! here!
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    TT should have kept Ruegamer at Center and let Wells play Guard.
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    Sherman as GM truly believed that the Packers were only a couple of players away from being a Super Bowl team again. His moves were clearly to fill holes and keep the team together.

    When he first took over as GM, the team was $20 million over the salary cap and needed to sign both Longwell and Sharper. With Brandt's help, they got the team under the cap and signed both top FAs. That was a bigger task than TT had with last year's cap situation and needing to sign either Wahle or Rivera -- of course he decided to sign neither.

    Sherman worked hard to make this team great and competitive. He made several mistakes along the way, but he also made some very good moves.

    TT thusfar has been doing a great job in the draft. He's found some very talented athletes. However he has not done very well in FA. He continually chooses inexperienced draftees over veteran players. It's a plan of building for the future, but we will suffer with sloppy play full of mistakes. This team could come together this year, but it is sorely lacking in veteran leadership to do so. I think this preseason is a sign of how the regular season will go -- one game terrible, the next game great. I disagree with his choice of MM as HC, but maybe a hard-nosed rookie HC is the right thing for this young, inexperienced team.

    In the end, I truly believe that both Sherman and TT have worked long and hard to make the Packers the best team in the league. Their approaches as GMs are almost completely different. Sherman got this team very close and I hope that TT's will do the same.

    GO PACK GO!!!
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    former NFL scout and acclaimed draft analyst <-- Without a name the words are meaningless rambles. What health causes? Has said person recovered enough to live a "normal" life?
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    This Sherman/TT thing is getting really old, they are two very different people IMO. Sherman did a great job for us when he was here, I have said it before that you cannot judge a coach by "one" bad year. We have went to the playoffs for many years with Sherman as our coach, yes it did take more then Sherman to get us there, but the bottom line is, when someone bashes just "one" person on our team its crazy, cause just remember it takes the "whole" team to make a team "great", not just one man. Sherman is a good person who cared about the fans. Coaches can coach be great coaches, but without a great team around them forget it, just like Brett Favre, Favre can do all he can, but if the team dont rally around him it wont work. Its a team effort...

    TT I really cant judge yet, the only thing I can say is we had lots of money in the beginning of the season, I just dont know why we couldnt pick up some really "great" players/veterins.

    I will support my team no matter what, I am hoping for everyone that was on the team last year, that we have a better season then last.

    GO PACK!!!
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    the difference is that the TT supporters are merely supporting the team in its current state, holding hope and believing we have what it takes for the long haul. not one person in here that supports TT says hes perfect... i even highly dislike some of his moves.... with that said though, hes done well so far in my opinion and i trust his plan because he built a superbowl team in Seattle.

    On the other hand, some people want to bash everything TT does... today TT took a dump that was 4 inches long... the pyle or someone comes in and says we had the money for an 7 inch turd. you get my drift. the nfl aint as easy as some people seem to think it is. you dont compete for a championship every year.... you have off years. if you can name a GM that has had his team in the race for a superbowl... EVERY YEAR SINCE THE NFL WAS STARTED... ill tuck my tail. We will be ok.
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    Pyle, I agree.
    This buisness is not easy to keep up with. I understood what MS was trying to do back then but I don't think he realized how FAST things can change. His decision to make moves in an attempt to shore up certain positions had far reaching effects on the future teams. I didn't and I don't think he recognized this.
    We were by far the most talented team in the division and one of the most talented in the league in in the 02's 3's but by '04 we were losing that status.
    Where we had far more talent than the Bears, Vikes, and, Lions in previous years by '05 we had no more than maybe two guys that could have started on the Bears defense. And with that defense they won the division.
    There is so much turnover and so many moving parts that every move today has to give consideration to what it means down the road.

    Remember,we signed Kamp, Green, Woodson, Pickett, Henderson, Allen, Manuel, and other FA's and would still need a couple of experience guards, a wide receiver, a bona-fide pass rusher, and probably a youngbuck stud at running back AT the LEAST to make a run THIS year. And we still wouldn't be as good defensively as the Bears.

    THAT'S A REACH GUYS! But things change quickly. I expect by next year with the "0" line getting the PT they need we will have gotten the WR we need, a bona-fide pass rushing DL and somebody ready to step in for Green at RB and we will be BACK.
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    Re: [DEBATE] Thompson Vs. ...

    I also thought Sherman was a decent coach but lousy GM and his own poor drafts are what sunk him in the end. Sending him to Houston seems like cruel and unusual punishment however.
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    Ted Thompson

    This mess starts with him. All the free agents he let slip away. Lets call for him to be dumped.
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    Re: Ted Thompson

    lol, the sarcasm is great.

    oh..you were serious? yikes... . . . .
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    Re: Ted Thompson

    It shocks me that we he took over... The packers were coming off a NFC north title. The took away sherman GM roll because everyone expected more. With TED we are 4-13 and more losing in sight. It looks like the packers are going to rebuild for a long time...
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    Re: Ted Thompson

    Thanks TT, I really appreciate seeing Brett on his *** because he has a rookie O-Line. I also really appreciate the solid D we now have that allowed 26 points today. I could go on but "Thanks" Teddy, Thanks !!!
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    Yeah, those regular Division Titles we were winning, that some took for granted, don't look to bad now !!!
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    It started when we let are 2 all pro gaurds go. Then we didnt give Javon his money and Sherman and his gm duties left us with Robert Ferguson instead of Chris Chambers! Wait it gets better we also have Ahmad Carroll instead of CHRIS GAMBLE. AND THE BEST OF ALL WE PICKED JAMAL F***ING REYLONDS IN 2001 THE 10TH PICK OVER Wow

    #11 Dan Morgan
    #13 Marcus Stroud
    #16 Santana Moss
    Steve Hutchinson
    Casey Hampton
    Nate Clements
    Deuce McAllister
    Reggie Wayne
    Todd Heap
    Drew Brees
    Alge Crumpler
    Chad Johnson

    There are more but i think if i go on i will start to cry Thanks to sherman he has drove the packers into the ground with his drafting but no lets thank sherman because he let us have some winning seasons but after that make it no where because of him we have lost of time of becoming SB champs and now we are going to have to face the facts and wait probably 4-5 years before we can become contenders again
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    Re: Ted Thompson

    ...and I thought Sherman sucked. :roll:
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    Re: Ted Thompson

    School is in full session now for TT because this is now his team. He's had two drafts and Woodson, Manual, Kenrick are all his boys. So is Gado and Herron and the entire offensive line. But before I blame Thompson too much I'm going to go back to what I said two years ago and that was that this was team going in the wrong direction. Sherman had overpaid players, drafted poorly and not only were the starters not playing great, there was no depth on the team. What you're seeing under Thompson is not only the end result of the Sherman era, but the beginning of the Thompson era. He's got on more year on my scale to get this turned around. I'm going to give those linemen this entire season to see if they get better, because if they do, the offense will work. I'm going to see if this coaching staff can improve our defense. Supposedly the players are there to be good, now lets just wait and see. The preseason and todays first game sure make it look like an early F for Thompson, but lets see if he gets it right in the long run.
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    Are you kidding me. This is TT's team and it stinks. When TT came in we were a playoff team and now we stink. Blaming this on Jamal Reynolds is laughable. TT is awful, time for him to face the music!
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    Re: Ted Thompson

    we need to get rid of ted as fast as possible if we want to win games.

    can anyone list at least 7 reasons ted should still be manager.
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    Like another 6 years??? :roll:
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    TT Is trying to rebuild through the draft and when teams are rebuilding you cant expect them to be any good. The good news is we will get the first pick in the draft. I thought it was a joke when TT brought in McCarthy instead of making Bates the head coach.
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    I can't think of more than 1-2 but I can think of 35 reasons he should go

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