Confirmed: Elgton Jenkins torn ACL

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Nijman has performed better than expected but he needs help to protect R
I’d have Marcedes on that side regular. It also helps our Run game doing that anyway. Like Pkrjones said, I’d use a bigger mix of 12 Personnel.

I’m also impressed with Deguara lately. He might not be Tonyan, but he just showed us some versatility in the receiving area.
 

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I’d have Marcedes on that side regular. It also helps our Run game doing that anyway. Like Pkrjones said, I’d use a bigger mix of 12 Personnel.

I’m also impressed with Deguara lately. He might not be Tonyan, but he just showed us some versatility in the receiving area.

Deguara in many categories was a more decorated receiving TE from Cincy than Kelce and Celek. Receiving is not where he needs polish and growth.
 

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How to handle an extension for Jenkins is going to be really tricky. Do you pay him like a guard or a tackle? If you pay him like a tackle, can you afford to play him at guard? Where does he want to play? Now he's coming off an injury.

They'll get it done, but it's a really intriguing case.
 

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How to handle an extension for Jenkins is going to be really tricky. Do you pay him like a guard or a tackle? If you pay him like a tackle, can you afford to play him at guard? Where does he want to play? Now he's coming off an injury.

They'll get it done, but it's a really intriguing case.
Although we don't want to think about it with the impending cap-hell approaching in '22, Jenkins has proven to be an incredible lineman. He can, and is willing, to play any of the 5 line positions. IMHO, he will get paid like a top end LT, deservedly so, assuming his knee is repaired & functional. I think he gets extended late next year and plays LG until Bakhtiari is done, then LT.
 

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Now is when we need to have one of our tight ends step up and play the part of a fullback who can cut down the pass rush on the blind side. Need to use play action and roll outs for Rodgers to stay healthy.
 

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Jenkins will likely miss most of next season with the torn ACL since it has taken Bahktiari 11 months and counting and he may not get into the lineup this year. I feel bad for him. He deserves a lucrative second contract. Gute, however, should not throw big money at Jenkins unless he can prove he he come back and play as well as he did before the injury. Given the timeline, there may not be enough time at the end of next season for Jenkins to prove his worth. Just a rotten situation for him. I would hope the Packers would exercise a fifth year option with Jenkins in 2023 to give him a chance.
 

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How to handle an extension for Jenkins is going to be really tricky. Do you pay him like a guard or a tackle? If you pay him like a tackle, can you afford to play him at guard? Where does he want to play? Now he's coming off an injury.

They'll get it done, but it's a really intriguing case.

Jenkins and his agent are going to push for OT money because thats exactly what he would get if he went into FA. I think the best move is to just move him to RT. Guards can be found anywhere. OTs not so much. Turner isnt going to get a 3rd contract from us. Someone else will pay him, probably less because we overpaid him but I digress. It makes sense to me that we keep Bak and Jenkins moving forward at OT, Myers at C, and groom all the interior lineman we have for starting OG... although 2 of them are already out of the league.
 

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Not a bad situation, have the TE chip Nijman's man on the way out for a route. Hopefully MLF will tailor the offense to quicker passes and a little heavier on the runs to minimize the pressure on AR. More 2-TE sets wouldn't be horrible to help with the run blocking & chipping.

I don't think a tight end chipping a pass rusher on the way out for a route is enough help for Nijman to protect Rodgers' blindside.

I’m also impressed with Deguara lately. He might not be Tonyan, but he just showed us some versatility in the receiving area.

Deguara definitely played better vs. the Vikings. Hopefully he can build on that performance.

How to handle an extension for Jenkins is going to be really tricky. Do you pay him like a guard or a tackle? If you pay him like a tackle, can you afford to play him at guard? Where does he want to play? Now he's coming off an injury.

They'll get it done, but it's a really intriguing case.

It might be a smart idea to extend Jenkins next offseason while he's still recovering from his torn ACL. The Packers might be able to get a discount that way.
 

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The big boys who's entire product on the field relies upon their immensely strong base aren't usually the ones back in 8-9 months. They're more like 12. They're more likely to be over that than under it.
 

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Not a bad situation, have the TE chip Nijman's man on the way out for a route. Hopefully MLF will tailor the offense to quicker passes and a little heavier on the runs to minimize the pressure on AR. More 2-TE sets wouldn't be horrible to help with the run blocking & chipping.
You also have Lazard who blocks better than most TEs, so they can stay flexible by bringing him in tight before releasing.
 

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Kind of figured that, and at this point i'm not terribly confident BakhT is coming back anytime soon either. Oh well, they'll have to find a way to do it.
Had David been back by now as we all expected the loss of Jenkins would be harsh but not devastating like it is now. And we have several more tough D lines to face before the season is over.
 
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