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Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today (March 6)

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by smlutz, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. smlutz

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    Considering the timing of Hendo's cut I don't think TT will lett Griffith out of Green Bay without a contract.
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    I hope not. Griffith's great.
     
  3. digsthepack

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    I would be a great sign if it happens.
     
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    Re: Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    IMO also, this is a "Must do" deal. We can't be sure how much our OL will improve this year so a blocking FB who can also catch the ball is a no-brainer. TT may be forced to open his wallet even though FBs aren't traditionally highly paid. This guy would be worth it. Atlanta wasn't one of the best running teams by accident. They had the blocking. We need it badly. My ledgendary impatience with FA would be eased if TT got him inked. "Guaranteed money" is the linch-pin term this year. Jenkins was signed,IMO, because of the $6mil up-front. Give this FB the same $6mil and our blocking problems are solved back there. He'll make the job easier for any RB we may have to be satisfied with this year.
     
  5. longtimefan

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    rumor going around that Ted might be willing to make this guy the highest paid fb..
     
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    come on TT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    agreed...I'm a patient TT fan, but he's got to step up to the plate on this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Knowing WHO to sign, when, and for how much is VERY important.
    The FB position isn't a high profile area, but is VERY important. Hopefully this deal will get done.
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    You would think if the Packers informed Henderson of his future relaese must mean we have some kind of agreement with Griffin before the visit
     
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    Re: Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    Maybe they plan on resigning Henderson at a lesser price, as an insurance policy.
    Of course i'm just guessing.
     
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    I doubt it since Henderson was suppose to make the league minimum next year in base pay
     
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    I'm patient too, got a little pissed at the Henry signing with denver, but this one is huge considering our backfield consists of...nobody
     
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    Re: Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    Me too. I got pissed @ Denver, though. The Pack had a visit lined up, but the a-hole Broncos didn't let him leave!
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    Are there any updates on whether or not he's left yet? If he's still visiting, I'd say that's good news, right?
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    It's a little funny that when Griffith visited Tampa it was more news in the National media, yet when he visits Green Bay not much of a peep....I'm wondering if the Packers are alot more tight lipped about things than over organizations to the local and national media?
     
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    Re: Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    Sometimes keeping a low profile can pay off better then banging a drum.
    I'd rather have the happy surprise of finding out something is DONE, not just a rumor.
     
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    ya think?

    edit: in response to tabojc03 not cheesey.
     
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    Does anybody else ever wonder why Green Bay is always way down on the list of when players visit teams? How come we never get someone in and not let them leave without a contract in hand?
     
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    Man the day is coming to an end I hope TT got it done and he didnt leave without a contract!
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    The Falcons are abandoning the zone blocking scheme this year, in which Griffith was a good fit, so maybe that's one reason he's become available. Thompson may also want to keep an eye out for any Falcon linemen who are let go on the grounds that they are too small for a conventional blocking scheme.
     
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    Did anyone hear anything on Griffith yet?
     
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    I never thought I'd be excited about signing a fullback, but I like Griffith alot. He'd be a great fit, and hopefully TT gave him some good looking numbers.
     
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    Re: Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    I don't think that one is quite accurate.

    TT is one who isn't willing to overpay. I'd be down right shocked if it happened though (not the signing, but rather Griffith becoming highest paid FB).
     
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    Full Back Justin Griffith Visiting Green Bay Today

    From the looks of things, JG is either staying the night @ Lambeau, or he is gone, hopefully with an offer on the table.
     
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    Matt Lehr was released. I think he violated the substance abuse policy though. Maybe we could sign him to a minimum contract.
     

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