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Al Harris' elbow injury

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by pack_in_black, Sep 10, 2007.

  1. pack_in_black

    pack_in_black Cheesehead

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    We all saw him leave early, and probably all cried like I did.

    When he came back, he was obviosly still hurting, but gutted out the rest of the game.

    Just wondering if anyone had any word on or heard any news on his status for next week, or even what exactly the injury was.
     
  2. all about da packers

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    I believe in McCarthy's post game conference, he referred to the injury as a bruised elbow.

    It's obviously more serious, because right before Harris went back in the game, he was squirming while one of the asst. coaches was putting a playing glove on Al's right hand.

    Harris, in his post-game interview, said he had x-rays taken but hadn't checked back to find out anything more about his injury.
     
  3. pack_in_black

    pack_in_black Cheesehead

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    Hopefully it was just a hit to the ulnar nerve (funnybone). cause those things can make your arm hurt all the way down to the fingertips for like two days.

    That would be a perfect scenario, given the amount of pain he looked like he was in.
     
  4. all about da packers

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    In the JSOnline article, Harris says he is done with being on special teams.

    Well Thank Goodness.
     
  5. pack_in_black

    pack_in_black Cheesehead

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    Yeah, I saw that quote too. Funny as hell.

    But he shoulda never been on em in the first place..
     
  6. all about da packers

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    Greg Bedard of JSOnline reports that he spoke with Harris after the game, and Al told him he'd play next week.
     
  7. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    Did you see his face as we was putting on that glove before he went back in.. Harris's arm would have the be severed to the point of falling off for him not to play.. then maybe he might try..

    Wonder if one of our wideouts has that type of moxy... Driver does..
     
  8. Mortfini

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    on the nfl.com they calling it a hyperextended right elbow so he should be ok for next week
     
  9. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I saw how he needed help putting on his helemt to go back in..

    Didnt Brett have that ulnar issue last year?
     
  10. Timmons

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    Speaking of not playing on special teams, he shouldn't have to and neither should Woodson. WHY is Woodson still returning punts?
     
  11. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Harris wanted to help out his team and his counter part, Woodson.

    Woodson is returning punts because even though Blackmon played in the game, coach felt he was a liability with ball security, thus, Woodson was inserted and returned punts.

    Some might say why not put Tramon Williams back there? Because he is a liability with ball security as well. Remember he fumbled a punt in pre season. I'm surprised he was allowed to return kick offs.
     
  12. agopackgo4

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    I agree completely. That is soo stupid even beyond words to me. He is injury prone enough, you dont have to send him out there to return kicks. The Eagle returner experienced what kind of hits can be taken while catching a punt ;) 1st Quarter!
     
  13. DoddPower

    DoddPower Nick Perry is watching you, NFL QB's!

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    Yeah, but we also experienced what a HUGE impact ball security can make on returns and not having just any 'ole Joe back there.

    I don't think Woodson should be returning punts either, but most of the time he called a fair catch or let it go anyway. A heck of a lot better then what the Eagles did, heh.
     

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