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Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Bertram, May 11, 2007.

  1. Bertram

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  2. packedhouse01

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    I'd take that deal and never look back
     
  3. net

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    This is one case where I'll be upset if TTT DOES bring him in.

    Why?

    Ricky Williams is washed up.

    He's a name now, and nothing more.

    Go look at his CFL numbers. You would think an NFL star would dominate the CFL, right?

    If Ahman Green was over the hill, why on Earth would we bring in this guy?
     
  4. Since69

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    Agreed with net. TT and MM are building this team with players who love the game - Ricky's only coming back to pay off debts. I'd actually rather keep the pick.
     
  5. Oannes

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    If TT makes this move he's caving to some perceived pressure to just "do something". The thing that scares me is that we could probably get him pretty cheap and that has to have TT's antenna up.

    I agree with those who find Ricky Williams washed up. He's one of the oddest people ever to don a football helmet. I hope he never puts one on that has a big "G" on the side.

    If word is Brett doesn't want him look for TT to add him to the roster. I do think there's an issue between those two and I think TT would enjoy screwing with him.
     
  6. yooperfan

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    I just don't see Ted even considering bringing this guy in. He would not overlook Ricky's shakey mental makeup nor his past history of using an illegal drug.
    Ted drafted a running back and has said that he is happy with the running backs already on the roster.
    I certainly would not like Ricky in Green and Gold.
     
  7. TOPackerFan

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    The CFL is a much different game than the NFL. I saw Ricky play a couple of times last year and he still looked fast and powerful but he's not a CFL type back. CFL backs are small, quick and shifty. They're not the kind of backs, like Ricky, that need to get the ball 25 times a game (which almost never happens in the CFL) to rack up yardage.
     
  8. Zero2Cool

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    I agree. Don't bring Ricky here, especially for a draft pick.
     
  9. Pack93z

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

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    One word.. KROB.

    A fourth for Ricky would be too much, but why not bring him in for a look see if it costs us like a 7th or no draft pick compensation. If we can sign him to the vet min for one year and cut him at the first sight of trouble. BUT I SAY THIS CUZ IT WON"T EVER HAPPEN.

    Ponder why Favre and Ted might have issues... yep could see it :)
     
  10. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    I can see a hypothetical reason behind Ted/Brett not getting along, but based on any facts, I don't see it.
     
  11. Bertram

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    Noah Herron < Ricky Williams

    I watched Ricky in the CFL as well and he still looked pretty sharp though he didn't rack up yards. I agree on the point that the CFL is a different kind of league than the NFL concerning RBs.

    And why would I prefer Ricky over Ahman? Ricky's not gonna cost us 7 millions, he has a very cap friendly contract.

    I don't think he's washed up either, he hasn't absorbed a lot of hits in his career and he's a beast physically, which he still is. He's got a combination of speed and strength I've never seen before 'nor after him.

    Also he wasn't suspended from the league for mary jane, it was something other which probably derives from his interest in holistic medicine. He's worth a shot, if he doesn't work out a 4th isn't much to sacrifice, if he works out it would be big.

    Wouldn't it be great to have a back that has proven he can do it in our backfield together with Morency and Jackson. I wouldn't move an eyebrow to cut Noah Herron, those guys grow on trees.
     
  12. Bertram

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    There is no issue between Favre and Thompson, Oannes and Pyle always talk about fact, well that is pure speculation and there is nothing to it, you think Favre would return if he had an issue with the GM?
     
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    I'm a huge fan of Brett Favre but an even bigger fan of the Packers and I can think of around 12 million reasons why Favre would return to play football...

    Save the "he plays for the love of the game" yada, yada, yada replies. I know that he plays because he loves the game but he probably likes the paychecks too.
     
  14. Pack93z

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

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    Don't say that too loud around here... RB are the easiest position to replace and you don't need experience in the backfield. At least that seems to be many opinion.

    Hmmm didn't Ted say two years ago that Guards were easy to replace? 4 draft picks and countless street and FA later.. wonder if he feels the same?
     
  15. Pack93z

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

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    "there is nothing to it"

    Fact?
     
  16. Bertram

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    there is nothing substantial to prove there is an issue, so the fact is there isn't one.

    The burden of proof is on you, not me.
     
  17. Pack93z

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

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    No burden on me... I am just speculating as I thought was clear... as are you... unless your Brett or Ted :)

    For the record... whom cares :)
     
  18. Bertram

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    I'm not speculating, the fact is there is no issue between Thompson and Favre, the speculation is that there is one.
     
  19. Pack93z

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

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    As much as I would like to debate this topic in which there is no concrete evidence to support either claim nor is the topic on trial in Packer Court...

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Zero2Cool

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    this post suggests you do give a damn otherwise you wouldn't have mentioned it
     
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    I just heard on ESPN radio that RW tested positive for the bud yet again.
    Far out.
     
  22. Bertram

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    I haven't seen or heard any reports saying that. They must have been joking.
     
  23. Pack93z

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

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    Actually responding to ... hence the ponder as "my thought" :)

     
  24. Pack93z

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

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    LOL... Way to clean up your life there Ricky... hmmm so much for reinstatement :)
     
  25. Bertram

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    I've seen no website reporting this
     

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