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Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ivo610, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. ivo610

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  3. ivo610

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    Hopefully he starts ahead of hawk
     
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    You think so? They seem to be in love with Hawk tho. Maybe Bishop isn't going to be ready so Jones is insurance?
     
  5. 13 Times Champs

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    You got it!!! WTF!!! He and Hawk can take turns diving on the pile. This is not good news. It would be funny if you wern't a Packer fan. :sick:
     
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  6. ivo610

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    Jones played well last season. Starter level but not enough to be considered special. I see real value in him. I think him n bishop could be our MLBs
     
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    Meh
     
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    Agreed...pending salary details. I think we can scratch ILB off the draft list for the first 3 rounds.
     
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    Hang on we don't know the details. If TT gave him $10M/year this would be a big money free agent then the Packers will be much better. If they didn't spend much, then the Packers won't be much better. As you and others have taught us - if TT would just spend big money on free agents the Packers will magically become better.
     
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    If BleacherReport is correct, the Packers just resigned a Pro Bowler!
     
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    I don't think anybody can know if Bishop or Smith will be ready until they get to training camp/preseason.

    Insurance...yes.
     
  12. ivo610

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    What they have done to reporting and sports coverage on the Internet disgusts me.
     
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  13. NelsonsLongCatch

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    The more I read on that site, the more I smile and shake my head. On the plus side for the Packers, BleacherReport rated him an "A" free agent.
     
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    I'll withhold judgment until salary details are announced. Supposedly Jones came to the Packer offices. Maybe it was kinda a surrender call - "sign me and I'll take what you think I am worth". Jones is versatile, and he did the job a little bit anyway when Bishop and Smith went down. On the other hand, I'd take a healthy Bishop and Smith over Hawk and Jones any day. But TT better have gotten him cheap, that's the bottom line.
     
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    you have to miss field goals and tackles on this team to be overpaid by TT
     
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    I hate that non-word.
    But in this case, I think it fits. Finally a time for it.
     
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    Since Jones came to the office. Don't you think the Packers wanted Jones to take a medical exam and also maybe the Packers wanted check out check out out his off season physical conditioning before he was given a contract to sign.
    Jones has been with Packers, since he was drafted in 7th round of 2009 draft. By this time the Packers know his value to the team.
     
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    Ideally I'd like to see Bishop and Smith as our starting ILB's and have Jones and Hawk as back ups.

    Really disappointed with Hawk in recent years, he has definitely not stepped up to either his draft value or the contract that he signed.
     
  19. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    Brad Jones?? really?? C'mon man!!! Was there really no better replacement out there?

    My opinion of brad jone = HE SUCKS!!!

    He is WORSE than Hawk in every way shape and form. Jones has a staring problem, he just stares at the offense when they run past him, go around him, and throw passes right past his face for a TD.
    The guy is a clown. I hope we draft a guy that comes out of the gates on fire and takes Jones job away from him. Nothing would make me happier.
     
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  20. 13 Times Champs

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    The guy is no where near starting material. Last season he missed nine tackles, got tied up a lot and had major struggles in coverage, giving up 6½ plays of 20 yards or more. Yep he sucks.
     
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    Pro Football Focus had him as the third best LB in Free Agency as well.
     
  22. Oshkoshpackfan

    Oshkoshpackfan YUT !!!

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    PFF must have been smoking "da good sticky stuff" to make a comment like that.
     
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  23. ThxJackVainisi

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    IMO this is as foolish and exaggerated as posting Jones is a great LB.
    Nothing? Really!? You’re setting your “happiness bar” extremely low: How ‘bout another Packers championship? How ‘bout two? :D
     
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  24. Oshkoshpackfan

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    Well, good, I'm glad you are exercising your right to have an opinion, just like I did....but you don't see me calling you "foolish" now do ya?

    when it comes to replacing brad jones and getting him off the field, my happiness bar is set to low, because I doubt that change will take place and we will be stuck with mr flat feet again.
     
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    @MikeVandermause: #Packers LB Brad Jones receives 3-year, $11.75 million deal, according to @seankjensen of Chicago Sun-Times: http://t.co/Kghe99CpBv

    Ted never ceases to amaze me when he does spend money, it's overpaying average players
     
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