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John Ryan

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by Cdnfavrefan, Aug 28, 2006.

  1. Cdnfavrefan

    Cdnfavrefan Cheesehead

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    Well probably the last thing most of you care about is the punter but I kinda got a keen interest in Ryan as he played here in Winnipeg last year setting the CFL record for punt average. He's got a huge leg and if he learns to get his hangtime I think he can make it in this league. Would be good to see the skinny white kid from Saskatchewan make it in the big time. I still wonder if the Pack will bring in a veteran to challenge him. After the family night game he did an interview here and admitted it was crazy to play a scrimmage for 60 000 people. He also couldn't believe he was in the same room as Brett Favre. Here's to a good punter and humble guy making it with the greatest franchise
     
  2. tromadz

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    Isnt it Jon Ryan?

    Im not trying to be a jerk(you'd know) I was literally staring at the title going "now who the hell is John Ryan?"

    I like Ryan. Goes to show you dont need to trade up to get a decent punter(decent at best right now) in the 3rd round of a draft.

    I hope it works out for him, I dont see why it shouldnt. His release time should improve(id hope) at least a little.
     
  3. Raider Pride

    Raider Pride Cheesehead

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    Yes... It is JON not John.

    But then, growing up in Canada I learned to spell "Check" "CHEQUE" as in "Write a cheque for $200.00"

    Honest mistake....

    I hope he cuts it in the NFL too.

    R.P.
     
  4. Cdnfavrefan

    Cdnfavrefan Cheesehead

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    My bad. One thing everyone will soon learn is I'm the worst speller here
     
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    If TT doesn't bring someone else in to compete with him he's nuts.
     
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    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    The Packers tried out a punter a few days ago. Well, they gave him a looksie.
     
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    I didn't catch that. Who was it?
     
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    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Thanks
     
  10. Cdnfavrefan

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    One advantage Ryan has is you know he'll be able to handle the weather in winter. It would be nice to have a backup plan though in case it doesn't work out
     
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    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Np... wasn't any big name, but I'm sure it sent a msg to Ryan that jus becausse he's the only P on the roster doesn't mean the job is his. Although I'm sure he knew that already.
     
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    I think he punted OK. After a few years of Sander, anyone looks good! :wink:
     

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