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Give Flynn a chance now

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by rodell330, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. 13 Times Champs

    13 Times Champs Cheesehead

    Jul 24, 2011
    Neither Flynn, Wallace or Tolzien or anywhere close to Rodgers. Change?? Yeah well I change my underwear everyday and sometimes I see the same $hit... literally. The answer in the short term(and long term for that matter) is for the Packers as a whole to grow a bigger set. This team has gotten use to Rodgers carrying them.
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2013
  2. Forget Favre

    Forget Favre Cheesehead

    Dec 27, 2009
    OK that is TMI territory.
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  3. rodell330

    rodell330 Cheesehead

    Jun 18, 2012
    I'll kill all this noise by saying this...sometimes you are only as good as your resources.
  4. jaybadger82

    jaybadger82 Cheesehead

    Jan 17, 2012
    With the defense showing so little the past couple weeks, I think our chances of making a playoff run depend on Rodgers coming back. IMO, the best thing that can come out of this whole injury debacle is that the Packers find a long-term solution at backup QB.

    I think Tolzein represents the best option in that regard. He's younger than Flynn and has no history of tendinitis. In limited action, he passes the eye test but must learn to avoid big mistakes. I believe Tolzien can get better with more time on the roster and I expect we can keep him around for a few years. I say test drive him for as long as this Rodgers injury permits.

    I haven't seen enough from Flynn since 2011 to think he really improves our chances after just a week or two back with the team. Basically, I'm more intrigued by the limited upside of a relatively unknown quantity like Tolzien than a retread that has lost his luster in Flynn. (Sorry, Matt.)
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2013
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  5. profile_removed

    profile_removed Cheesehead

    Jan 19, 2010
    There are questions about the health of Matt Flynn's elbow and possibly shoulder on his throwing arm. If this is the case it would be beyond stupid to put him in a full game situation, even for one game. Until the health of his arm is known a backup or when Aaron gets back Emergency only QB role is best right now. IF the arm is healthy, I agree with the original poster, if not, NO WAY do I want Flynn in the game.
  6. 16ga

    16ga Cheesehead

    Aug 9, 2012
    too many people think out backups should play like a star. yes flynn did good for us in the past but if we was as good as some people seem to think he'd be starting for someone else. tolzien is our qb for now. giving the situation im really not worried about his preformance so far. flynn wont play unless tolzien goes down and i dontvwant to see us lose another qb.
  7. bear7625

    bear7625 Cheesehead

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tolzein and Flynn are not the answer. ST and D have to step forward and prove they want to win!
  8. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

    Mar 6, 2005
    @rodell330 How has Flynn been in practice?
  9. CW21NumeroUno

    CW21NumeroUno Cheesehead

    Nov 3, 2013
    to tell u the truth, i dont Rodgers back unless his collarbone is fully healed and not jeopardizing his career if he gets hit again. Look, i understand its hard not to see the packers in the playoffs but to be honest, with this D, we will just see another one and done and IMO,rushing Rodgers back just to make the playoffs with not much hope of winning it all isnt worth it. We need to beef up this D.
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