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Bet the Texans..

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by TomAllen, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. TomAllen

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    Bet he goes on IR in a couple weeks.
     
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    Bet he gets caught in a closet
     
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    And then gets trapped in that closet. He wants to crap on you, yes he do.

    Man, I got to make 2 ****** jokes and 2 R. Kelly jokes in the same thread. Awesome.
     
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    They signed the Dayne train instead. I would love to see this guy start now that Dominic Davis is out.
     
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    Actually, I might be in the minority that thinks the Pack should have kept Davenport. He might be the only RB we had that can pound out 3 yards a carry with absolutely no hole to run through. Until the line can start getting the job done up front, we will need a "bruiser" of a RB, like #44.
     
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    The problem is he can only be counted on for 5 games a year. Runs too high and is too injury prone. It's too bad because a mix of size and speed like that is very rare.
     
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    You Never know maybe this season he'll play a full 16 games, maybe he's feeling a lot better. I 100% agree with NDPackerFan He was a lot better at being the "Bruiser" then Green/Gado/Herron. I think all teams should have a Power halfback.
     
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    The trouble is that he really couldn't be counted on to pound out those three yards. Often he was stopped cold, especially in this preseason. And he never looked like a threat to break a long one. Personally, I think he lost a step or two over the past couple years. I remember that huge game he had against the Rams a few years ago, and I also remember how great he was at returning kickoffs that one year. He was fast, and tacklers would bounce off of him. I never saw that kind of explosiveness from him again. I think the injuries have taken their toll.
     
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    Ron Dayne was signed.
     
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    He never really was a threat to break a long one. He got the tough yards when the line wasn't able to open up running lanes. I'm just saying that if our O-Line isn't opening up holes, who's going to make a hole and pound out 3-4 yards?
     
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    You make good points, ND, and I'm not in total disagreement with you by any means. Honestly, when Davenport converted that fourth down against Tennessee I thought he was going to make the team. But I guess he was just too much of a specialist. He never developed his blocking skills at the NFL level (even though he played fullback in college) and was never much of a threat as a pass catcher or trying to run around the end. He was strictly an up-the-middle or off-tackle kind of runner.

    This offense in particular seems to favor all-purpose backs, and these bigger backs seem to have trouble finding employment in the NFL these days. Exceptions: Jerome Bettis (retired), Mike Alstott, T.J. Duckett (traded by Falcons because he was a poor fit in the zone-blocking scheme).
     

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