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packers get kicker E.J. Cochrane and release...

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by umair, Aug 29, 2006.

  1. umair

    umair Cheesehead

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    the packers got kicker E.J. Cochrane.

    hes form Montana State. has anyone seen him play, is he any good???


    from packers.com

    "Released Tuesday were fullback A.J. Cooper, long snapper Thomas Gafford, wide receiver Chad Lucas, defensive end Montez Murphy, defensive tackle Jerome Nichols, wide receiver Calvin Russell, cornerback Jerron Wishom and quarterback Brian Wrobel".
     
  2. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Hmm ... thats good. No surprise releases lol
     
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    So they brought in a kicker to compete....hmmmmmmm.
     
  4. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    Yep. The only thing now is getting the team in FG range.
     
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    I wonder if Lucas will be on the practice squad?
     
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    no surprise that they would go ahead and cut those guys.......on the kicker situation I thought Rayner was doing good so why the competition...just in case?
     
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    He's probably just a camp leg. They don't want Rayner to get worn out.
     
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    They brought that Novak kicker that somebody here mentioned before for a tryout as well. Sounds like they arent too confident.
     
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    Packers | Team trying out Novak
    Tue, 29 Aug 2006 21:22:37 -0700

    Jason LaCanfora, of the Washington Post, reports free agent PK Nick Novak (Cardinals) cleared waivers and he will try out for the Green Bay Packers Wednesday, Aug. 30. He was waived Monday, Aug. 28, by the Arizona Cardinals.


    We should...need to sign him right away
     
  10. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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    I'm not sure its not a lack of confidence as much as it is trying to make sure they get the best Kicker available.
     
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    I've seen him play a few times against the Griz. Very erratic kicker. Not much of a leg past 45 yards. Maybe he has gotten better....I don't know.
     

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