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No More #89! Ferguson on the move!!

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by CaliforniaCheez, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. CaliforniaCheez

    CaliforniaCheez Cheesehead

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    Well not yet. He is changing numbers to #87 until he gets cut.

    It kept Martin hanging on the roster so long he may hope he will hang on the roster much longer than he should.


    Also Hodge has switched from #55 to #52.

    Packers.com has the story.
     
  2. gopackgo

    gopackgo Cheesehead

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    In related news, Favre changed his number from 4 to immortal.
     
  3. PackerLegend

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    Thanks for getting my hopes up, here I thought he was cut!
     
  4. PackerLegend

    PackerLegend Cheesehead

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    Switching numbers
    Two Packers are changing their uniform numbers for the upcoming season.
    Wide receiver Robert Ferguson, who has worn No. 89 for his first six seasons with the Packers, is switching to No. 87.

    Meanwhile, linebacker Abdul Hodge, who wore No. 55 last season as a rookie, is changing to No. 52. Hodge wore No. 52 in high school in Florida and in college at Iowa, and it's the number his younger brother, Elijah, wears as a linebacker for the Wisconsin Badgers.
     
  5. CaliforniaCheez

    CaliforniaCheez Cheesehead

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    I'm fine with no more 89.
     
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    I was all excited when I read the title. 87 is a great number for Fergie. The number of underacheivers it seems
     
  7. rabidgopher04

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    Robert Brooks wore 87 and was not an underachiever. He had to call it quites early because of injury.
     
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    Brooks seemed to just disappear, I always wondered where he went...
     
  9. Pack93z

    Pack93z You retired too? .... Not me. I'm in my prime

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    I think maybe he was talking about Martin... worlds of potential never really tapped due to injury and what not:)
     
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    Yeah, it was meant for Martin.
     
  11. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator Moderator

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    I looked on packers.com and packersnews.com and couldnt find a mention of it..

    Just was wondering why the change
     
  12. all about da packers

    all about da packers Cheesehead

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    Probably more to do with Ferggy wanting a "Fresh start" without the baggage of his injury history.

    Falling short of getting that fresh start with a new team, he decides to do it with a new number. If I'm not mistaken, Jerry Porter did the same thing with the Raiders this year,
     
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    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator Moderator

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    That is what I think it was, but what iffffffff a certain non packer, wants to be #89 if he were to be traded to the packers

    :thumbsup:
     
  14. CaliforniaCheez

    CaliforniaCheez Cheesehead

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    It was in the news section of Packers.com at the bottom of the 3/27/07 story of Thompson wanting to the younger players to progress in their professional developement.

    http://www.packers.com/news/stories/2007/03/27/1/
     
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    interesting
     
  16. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Just want Robert Brooks wanted to hear as he's being inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame.
     

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