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Game Ball for the Defense!!!!

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by Bruce, Dec 22, 2006.

  1. Bruce

    Bruce Cheesehead

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    Nick Collins released...

    ... before the game last night by aliens who had a poor clone taking his place for much of this season ;)

    It was great to see Nick play up to his promise in last night's game. He had solid coverage and hit like a sledge-hammer.

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    Welcome Back Nick!!!

    Here is another unsung hero from last night's game...

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    ... Brady Poppinga's monster tackle on what looked to be a sure first down killed a key
    Viking drive.

    And this guy...

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    ... played like the BIG MAN Pickett is -- as did Williams.

    This DE put on constant pressure...

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    ... as did Jenkins and KGB


    The game ball for last nights game goes to .... the defense!
     
  2. wpr

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    Re: Nick Collins released...

    You got me Bruce. :thumbsup:

    I couldn't understand what he would have done to merit being released.
     
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    Re: Nick Collins released...

    Bruce,
    Don't do **** like that.
    Great pics though!
     
  4. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Nick Collins released...

    For some reason. I was expecting a thread like this, for Bubba Franks. Obviously, being legit.
     
  5. Yared-Yam

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    Re: Nick Collins released...

    Poppinga's tackle on Tav was absolutely sick. I want that man's jersey for Christmas.
     
  6. Bruce

    Bruce Cheesehead

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    Re: Nick Collins released...

    It really was!!!

    Not many guys could reach out and make that tackle. It really showed how powerful Popp is -- he has the size and strength to develop into a great (SAM) strong-side LB.




    wpr, yooperfan, Zero2Cool: Actually I kind of regret the title (in fact I am about to change if edit allows it) because it detracted from the larger point about the defense as a unit stepping up and playing great in a HUGE rivalry game with (however limited) playoff hopes for both teams on the line.
     
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    Re: Nick Collins released...

    I was Poppinga neutral before that tackle. Now I'm a Poppinga fan.

    :thumbsup:
     
  8. tromadz

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    I was also neutral, but hes growing on us, isnt he?! Good for him. Wasnt he a sherman pick too? good job, sherm!
     
  9. Zombieslayer

    Zombieslayer Cheesehead

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    I grabbed this from packers.com:

    LB BRADY POPPINGA #51
    6' 3" • 245 lbs. • Brigham Young

    Exp: 2nd NFL Season, 2nd Packers Season
    Age: 27
    Acquired: Draft 2005 (4b)
     
  10. Cory

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    Nope, sorry. He was a TT pick in TT's first draft. Fourth round I believe.
     

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