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Nicholas Joel Perry

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Beebe82, Jun 18, 2014.

  1. captainWIMM

    captainWIMM Cheesehead

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    It seems like Perry is more natural rushing the passer from the right side, but that´s not the only assignment of an OLB in a 3-4. He has to improve his coverage significantly to become an impact player for the team.
     
  2. PFanCan

    PFanCan That's MISTER Cheesehead, to you.

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    He did. From the article:

    "Jones stayed in Green Bay this offseason and worked out at Lambeau Field. The native Californian jokingly added he considers himself a “Wisconsinite” these days after enduring a Wisconsin winter."

    Here is the link: http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com...ones-looks-put-quiet-rookie-season-behind-him
     
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  3. Sunshinepacker

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    It's not cheap. My question wasn't if we could find a cheaper guy to play OLB. If we're just looking at cheaper players then we're saying we would rather have a special teams player over a guy that is our starting OLB and has the potential to be pretty good at it.
     
  4. Sunshinepacker

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    Not really, Packers OLBs rush the passer over 80% of the time, at least they did last year. Coverage is important but not really a major factor.
     
  5. Joe Nor Cal Packer

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    Yeah I mean how does a guy come into OTAs injured? Either he suffered a bigger injury than anyone knew, or he wasn't very careful. MM has a right to be upset. I'll be happy if D. Jones and Peppers fill the void this year. Either way, it's a career make-or-break season for Perry.
     
  6. Joe Nor Cal Packer

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    Yeah if that is the game he is playing, it's none too smart. Playing your best and leaving rich in FA is the best way to leave a team.
     
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  7. captainWIMM

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    I don't expect Perry to be one of our starting OLB.
     
  8. captainWIMM

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    While that´s true I don´t expect Perry to get a lot of these pass rush snaps as Matthews, Peppers and Neal are ahead of him on the depth chart. The Packers won´t drop Peppers into coverage so Perry would be able to get some snaps there, but therefore he has to improve.
     
  9. Sunshinepacker

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    You're focusing too much on the literal words and not enough on the actual point of what I'm saying. Can we get a guy for Perry's salary that has similar potential/talent in our defense?
     
  10. captainWIMM

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    I think it´s possible that Carl Bradford or Adrian Hubbard could have a similar impact to what Perry has offered over the last two seasons. Both of them are way cheaper options.
     
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    The depth chart at OLB/elephant looks something like this: Matthews, Peppers, Neal, Perry, Mulumba, Bradford, Palmer, Hubbard, and Elliott. Obviously I don’t know the order – and it’ll change in TC - but that’s nine players. As far as potential, I’d add Mulumba along with the rookies Hubbard and Bradford.

    Of course I hope Perry can stay healthy and consistently play up to his potential. But he doesn’t, I hope they don’t keep him because of the cap hit.
     
  12. AKCheese

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    I don't see anything in the article pointed directly at Perry. The decision to sit him out of OTAs is made by the medical staff. Clay Mathews is sitting out too...... With the internet and the need/ability to fill a zillion web pages all sorts of stuff gets over analyzed.
     
  13. captainWIMM

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    I just don´t see them releasing Perry this season as it would result in an additional $1 million cap hit. The battle for the last spots at OLB will be an interesting one in camp as well.
     
  14. TJV

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    I don’t expect Perry to be waived either. If they turn their talk into action I expect Perry to either improve his coverage skills or be used in situations in which he is seldom called upon to cover. My point is I don’t want him kept at the expense of a youngster just because of the cap hit incurred if he’s waived.
     
  15. captainWIMM

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    I agree that if one of the youngers plays way better than him the Packers shouldn´t keep Perry just because of the cap hit it would result it, but the front office has to consider the ramifications on the cap as well.
     
  16. brandon2348

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    Perry is not going to get waived. No way.
     

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