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Bigger mistake by Ted Thompson:

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by FrankRizzo, Dec 19, 2011.

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Which was the bigger mistake?

  1. Not drafting an OLB high to add some pass rush to go with Clay

    6 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. Letting Jenkins go, believing Neal could fill his shoes

    15 vote(s)
    71.4%
  1. TJV

    TJV Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    Exactly the point I was going to make. Why wouldn't Thompson and staff expect both to improve since they were new to the system last year? And since the Packers started both opposite Clay on their march to, and "through" the Super Bowl? And as usual, Thompson brought in rookies to compete at that spot as well. Of course Thompson makes mistakes and he'll continue to do so. But IMO the biggest mistake he could make is deviating from his plan and overreact as some fans would want him to do.
     
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  2. AmishMafia

    AmishMafia Cheesehead

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    You have a way of saying in a few sentences what I can't express clearly in a bunch of paragraphs. Nice work!
     
  3. FrankRizzo

    FrankRizzo Cheesehead

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    So your answer then, is letting Jenkins go for Neal, who didn't show much if anything, his rookie year.
    Most seem to agree based on the poll results.
     
  4. AmishMafia

    AmishMafia Cheesehead

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    Poll is biased and assumes there was a mistake. Redo he poll with the option "although the TT method has not created a perfect team, his method has built the strongest roster in the NFL so I won't complain about it with second guessing. Because if TT operated in a knee-jerk fashion many fans endorse, our roster would probably look much differenet and we would be hoping for a playoff birth and not just homefield advantage throughout the playoffs."

    I have not voted, can't see the results.
     
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  5. Rodgers in the House

    Rodgers in the House Cheesehead

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    We're 13-1 because of the offense. What difference is that going to make if we're one and done in the playoffs because the defense allows 400 yards? I can't believe how night and day the Defense has become.
     
  6. realcaliforniacheese

    realcaliforniacheese A-Rods Boss

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    You guys need to start getting used to the new NFL. The Rules have changed since last year. The CBA has changed since last year, We are not the same defense we were last year. We don't have the same players we had last year and the offense is much better until the recent spat of injuries.

    Dom now plays a high risk high reward defense between the 20's. throw out last game which was crap on all sides. We lead the league in picks. We are putting pressure on the qb, we are not getting sacks but we pressure, we go for picks, you see alot of almost got a pick. when that happens we are gonna give up yards. CBA says fewer padded practices. Padded Practices are where you practice tackling technique. The middle of the field in the nfl has become an autobahn with the new rules, everyone is giving up yards, that stat is danm near becoming irrelevant. look at turnovers and total points. those are the two stats that win games.

    We are not the Dominating defense that won us games last year. but last year our offense wasn't the dominating offense that is winning us games this year. Ying and Yang. the roles are reversed. Our offense is the dominator and our defense is good enough to win games.

    Right about now the last thing I would be worring about is our defense. If we don't have a healthy strong O line we are in deep ****.
     
  7. PackMan13x

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    I think we should pursue Matt Millen if anything like this happens again.
     

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