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Packers sign ILB Joe Thomas to active roster

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by captainWIMM, Sep 21, 2015.

  1. captainWIMM

    captainWIMM Cheesehead

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    The undrafted free agent out of South Carolina State spent training camp with the team.
     
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  2. Vrill

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    hmmm, interesting, he was on the Cowboys PS huh? Wonder if hes taking Boyd's spot on the 53? Boyd to IR? Or?
     
  3. 7thFloorRA

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    I think Boyd is gone. The MRI revealed some additional ligament damage. I like Joe Thomas. Good to see him back over calling up Bradford.
     
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  4. TJV

    TJV Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    It makes sense. Before signing Thomas, they only had Matthews, Palmer, and Ryan at ILB. I think his taking Boyd's spot on the roster is a good guess.
     
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  5. Vrill

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    Who is gone when Guion is back?
     
  6. 7thFloorRA

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    I sure hope it isn't Gunter. I think there is a d lineman....that guy from Purdue. I don't remember his name.
     
  7. Vrill

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    Bruce Gaston maybe?
     
  8. captainWIMM

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    I guess either Lane Taylor or Bruce Gaston.
     
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  9. El Guapo

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    Scott Tolzien... :D wait, I'm serious ;)
     
  10. Pokerbrat2000

    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Boyd was officially put on IR.

    Good to have Thomas back, although I would have preferred more veteran experience at ILB, Palmer did ok last night.
     
  11. Jerellh528

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    Hopefully lane Taylor
     
  12. Sky King

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    Wherever the team has some positional depth. If this unfortunate injury pace keeps up that could take care of itself by next Tuesday.
     
  13. TJV

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    I also prefer they have Lane Taylor give up his spot for Guion. IMO Gaston showed some potential and I'd rather not risk losing him to another team. Taylor apparently improved this season but going into his third season I think we know more about him. And the Packers do have Tretter and Walker (both of whom I like better and are more versatile than Taylor) but they may want to keep Taylor as insurance until Bulaga gets back.
     
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