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Is The Defensive Line In Trouble?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Rios39, Aug 9, 2008.

  1. Rios39

    Rios39 Cheesehead

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    Well as you know last year we were a really tough team to run on. BUT it seems with the loss of Williams and some question marsk at DT things might be turning the other way. Jolly facing jail time/injuries and Harrell also injured.

    I'm not sure how serious these injuries are but lets hope they get these things sorted out before the season starts because a weak defensive line will allow offensive lines to be able to get on Kampman, KGB and the Linebackers, Popp,Chillar, Barnett and Hawk.
     
  2. Favreforever721

    Favreforever721 Cheesehead

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    I too am worried about our D-Line. They were marvelous last year, but that was because we had 5 guys who could step in and produce. Now that the rotation is gone, we may see a lesser D-Line this year.
     
  3. PackinCheeseWhiz

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    I definately think it would be in TT's interest to pick someone up for insurance because I believe
    the defense is going to be the key to winning alot of these games this year, especially the first 4 teams we face. Nothing againist Rodgers but those are tough teams to face right out of the gate.
    I think he'll be fine after a few games.
     
  4. dd80forever

    dd80forever Cheesehead

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    Well, when you draft stiffs like Harrell what do you expect
     
  5. steveGB

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    I expect that when hes completely healthy to be able to contribute and create big plays. I'm not trying to insult you or anything but you seem like a very pessimistic kind of person.
     
  6. dd80forever

    dd80forever Cheesehead

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    Not Pessimistic, just don't run around with Green and Gold glasses


    When he's Healthy? Has he ever been healthy?
     
  7. steveGB

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    Hes also 24. There are players who have had injuries before they hit 25 and still played you know. I don't run around with green and gold glasses on I'm just gonna follow what their decisions are and hope they are the right decision.
     
  8. chibiabos

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    "D" line definitely problematical. Harrell is a no show most of the time with injuries so, GB could use another stalwart aka Pickett. Need someone to query Mike M on this one and see whether he blows more smoke rings or really addresses the question. Worrisome now tho.
     
  9. DakotaT

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    I'm sure there will be some veterans cut before the end of training camp if need be. What I am concerned with his the health of Jolly and his legal stuff. Does anyone have an update on that?
     
  10. millertime

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    1. Pickett
    2. Jolly
    3. Harrell
    4. Cole
    5. Muir

    With Jenkins, Montgomery and Hunter getting some reps.

    Besides Pickett (who's getting up there in age), these other guys should definitely improve from last season.

    I really wish the Pack would have brought back Grady Jackson. He was fun to watch and was great in those obvious run situations.

    I just hope Bob Sanders uses the speed of our LBer's to blitz more to help keep our D line fresh. Those guys were spent by the end of last year.
     
  11. starpass

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    Why did we let Williams go?
     
  12. starpass

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    for a 2nd round pick? We need him now...
     
  13. dd80forever

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    Because we have "Packer People" like Johnny Jolly to fill his shoes.
     
  14. PackinCheeseWhiz

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    Yeah but it looks like Johnny might be headed to the pokey.
     
  15. Packers_Finland

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    I don't think anyone we drafted in the 2nd round will ever be as good as Corey was. Brohm will never start, because A-Rod is just too good, Jordy doesn't get much playing time being under Jennings, Driver and Jones, and I just don't have that feeling about Pat Lee.
     

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