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James Starks was almost a Bear

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by PackersRS, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. PackersRS

    PackersRS Cheesehead

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    NFL playoffs rookie report card | National Football Post

     
  2. Pat4DaPack

    Pat4DaPack Cheesehead

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    glad we got him!
     
  3. Incubes12

    Incubes12 Bay Harbor Butcher?

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    You snooze you lose.

    I think someone just recently posted here that Ray Lewis was almost a Packer.
     
  4. Powarun

    Powarun Big Bay Blues fan

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    ivo posted that Ray Lewis was almost a Packer. Every team has a few could of's, think of how the 49'ers feel, Smith versus Rodgers.
     
  5. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    The worse "Could of" in Packer history has to be drafting Tony Mandritch before Barry Sanders......sigh.

    Great read. He was so close to becoming a Bear. Wow. I agree with the scout, that backing out at the last minute made the Bears look bad. Classy move there Angelo.
     
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    I dont know, would we have gone after Favre? Would Ron Wolf have been hired? We might have been the lions of the 90s.
     
  7. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    Well, my could of theory goes, Barry Sanders and Brett Farve on the same team. Bet Barry wouldn't have retired so soon.

    And GB winning 2 more SBs.
     
  8. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Only the Bears

     
  9. JBlood

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    This is a startling Starks story.
     
  10. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    starks is on a consistent team. we consistently have winning seasons and go to the playoffs. the bears on the other hand have 4 bad seasons then a playoff run then 4 bad seasons
     
  11. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I wouldn't be able to bear it if Starks was a Bear. in fact, it would drive me stark raving mad!!!!!!!!
     
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  12. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    yeah plus starks prob wouldnt get the touches he does with us if he was on the bears
     
  13. GreenGoldAngel

    GreenGoldAngel Banned Banned

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    The Bears were afraid he was a party animal., and he is. Proof: After a breakout game against the Eagles, Starks did the following:
    1) He listened to Gospel music
    2) Talked to his mother and his pastors
    3) Watched a movie
    4) Went to bed
     
  14. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    hahaha o hes crazy lol where did u find this out at?
     
  15. Philtration

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    So the Bears were supposed to draft a RB that they did not need in the 6th round?
    A month and a half AFTER they signed Chester Taylor to back up Matt Forte?
    And how many other teams passed on this guy who has had a grand total of one good game in the NFL?
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  16. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Phil, I dont question why they didnt draft him...


    Just interesting he was called and said your a Bear, then while on the phone with him still they said, opps our bad, your not a Bear

    Thats just effed up
     
  17. GreenGoldAngel

    GreenGoldAngel Banned Banned

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    A tweet from a Press-Gazette reporter or JS reporter. I forget which.
     
  18. PackersRS

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    Yeah, instead they drafted a QB they didn't need, and they cut the guy before the season starts...

    Angelo was a dick by telling him he was going to be drafted and backing out of the deal, then he WASTED a draft pick on the other guy, all while the Packers get a RB that was a major reason why they advanced past the wild card round.

    No no. It was a great move by the bears...
     
  19. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    Yeah, they just drafted a bust QB instead and looked disingenuous in doing it. Guess that is par for the course in Chicago. Not how I want my team doing business.
     
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    Probably because Jerry Angelo is an idiot.
    It would be hard to find any Bears fans that don't feel that way.

    I dread seeing him conduct another bears draft.
     
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    Go Packers.
     
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  22. GreenGoldAngel

    GreenGoldAngel Banned Banned

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    What's your name?

    Bond, James Bond.

    Starks. James Starks.

    A tip of the hat to ilovemypackers a good poster and reporter for Packer Forum, who gave me the idea.
     
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  23. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    I still miss Ahman! Even if he did had fumbleitis.
     
  24. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    The Eagles blame Starks as part of the reason why they lost. They referred to him as an "unknown" running back that they did not game plan for! I just love that so much!!!!!

    Starks jerseys anyone? :)
     
  25. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    I think a Starks Jersey is a custom order yet. LOL
     

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