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Packers Running Back Solution

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by irishpacker, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. irishpacker

    irishpacker Cheesehead

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    Cant find a decent running back in the states? May I suggest that Mike McCarthy gives Sebastian Chabal a call. I'm sure if he was promised a whole cow to eat everytime he scored a touch down, he'd break all kinds of records!

    Or even Irelands own Brian O'Driscoll will offer his services to the Packers, that man could sidestep Flash Gordon, and will do anything for money! I'm sure they would both switch codes and play american football if offered the right sum of money!

    So I say to Mike McCarthy, stop looking in america for your next MVP, head over here, we've got some ridiculous players who could win GB tons of Superbowls!!!!
     
  2. brennan1884

    brennan1884 Cheesehead

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    ahhhh...is this serious lol
     
  3. all about da packers

    all about da packers Cheesehead

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    I gotta admit, that's certainly thinking outside the box...
     
  4. irishpacker

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    What are their forty times? :D
     
  6. irishpacker

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    Chabal doesn't worry about speed, he reguarly has two or three men hanging from him as he runs down the pitch.

    As For Drico, honestly he would be up there with any of the best times in the NFL.
     
  7. LambeauEast

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    Pitch is "field" for those of you who weren't listening to Siragusa's explaination during the Giants-Dolphins London game. 8)
     
  8. irishpacker

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    dont you guys say pitch? hum, interesting. I had a similar problem once when I ask a bartender in Washington "Are you showing the Match tonight?" He looked at me, and started to reach for his pocket, pulling out a box of matches and proceded to tell me "here you go, but you cant smoke in here, you'll have to go outside".... idiot...
     
  9. brennan1884

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    after we sign this guy we should check out david beckam.....hes got a monster leg
     
  10. Packnic

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    you guys laugh.... but i honestly think some of these guys would have a shot in the NFL. not chabel (even though that beard would be awesome in a packer uniform).

    but anyway theres a cat that plays for the US Mens National team that would be down right sick for a running back in the nfl.

    Takudzwa Ngwenya
     
  11. jnells

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    Chabal looks like he could be the next Alstott.
    Dude is stacked!
     
  12. irishpacker

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    HA! You guys would have great arguments with my mates. Any time I bring up american football they go off on their big rant (and to be fair it is true!) They'll say the usual stuff like, american football players are pussies wearin tons of padding and rugby is far more skillful as a player has to be good at alot of skills like kicking, sprinting, tackeling, passing and whatever his specialist position is.

    I've had to defend american football so often purely because I love the sport because of its strategy and entertainment aspect. But when it comes to hard men, it has to be rugby! So dont tell me they wouldn't make it in the NFL, because I'd love to see a NFL player trying to make it in rugby!

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=gz0_An6RH5k
     
  13. mike_donnelly

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    i have played both rugby league and american football and I can tell you the next day I am a lot sorer from american football. The armour is just common sense, the helmet is avoid concussion which often happens in rugby, if you want to get concussed just for the sake of feeling tough than so be it, they've got the right idea in america. and people make out like the pads are everywhere, you still get bashed in the ribs, ankles...anywhere where there isn't armour. nobody would cop the hits that favre cops in rugby, they can at least run away, brett stands in the pocket - he might as well have a target instead of #4 on his shirt!
     
  14. Hammer

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    Great post Irish, I'm a huge Rugby fan and watch the World Cup when I can. The local pub here fills up when it's on. Too bad Jonah Lomu is old and retired. This is considered one of the finest tries of all time.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3169xA0h6PE
     
  15. Hammer

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    As have I Mike. One more point, the skills I learned in wrestling came in very handy in rugby.
     
  16. Tiger

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    Naw Chabal is a one trick pony and BOD would be too injury prone.
    D'arcy hasnt played any good rugby in months.
     
  17. longtimefan

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    Rugby looks like you need to really not worry bout getting hurt..

    How many guys get seriously hurt?
     
  18. Zombieslayer

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    Great post Irish!
    I'll tell you something personal. I've played American football, competed in Martial Arts, done Thai boxing and MMA/no-holds-barred wrestling. But I won't play rugby. Too dangerous. :lol:

    I wouldn't be surprised if we can take some of these faster guys and convert them to American football players. These guys are sick!

    When I was in New Zealand, my old man and I were throwing the football around. Impressed by our athleticism, some Maoris asked us if we wanted to play some rugby with them. We politely declined. Didn't want to get killed. This is coming from someone who is downright awesome at tackle football (as was my father).
     
  19. Zombieslayer

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    Are you kidding?
    These guys keep hospitals in business. Read my reply to Irish.
     
  20. Packnic

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    just watch the final moments of ANY rugby match and youll quickly learn how beat up a guy can get. profuse bleeding, broken bones all are pretty typical after a rugby match. Its crazy really... but i have to agree with Mike Donnelly up there.

    Football and Rugby too me are very similiar as far as toughness goes. Football players wear pads sure, but they are also allowed to spear, and shoulder tackle. Rugby players dont wear pads but your not allowed to wait around and tee off on someone as you would in football. For instance youll never see what happened to Robert Ferguson across the middle hit by a free safety that will kill you in a rugby match. Too me its pretty equally tough.

    Basically you have to be tough as balls to play either sport. just in different ways.
     
  21. agopackgo4

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    There all white. That will not work in the nfl. ;)
     
  22. Zombieslayer

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    John Riggins was white. That guy brought some pain.
     

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