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Packers to play Colts in HOF game

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by captainWIMM, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. captainWIMM

    captainWIMM Cheesehead

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    Game will be played August 7th.
     
  2. TJV

    TJV Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    Good: They'll open camp earlier than normal and will play the first preseason game.
    Bad: They'll play an extra preseason game.
     
  3. CashInFist

    CashInFist Cheesehead

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    I want to go to that game. That's not too far away.
     
  4. Larry 3

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    Here is what Aaron has to say about the game according to his twitter account:

    "how excited are you for the hall of fame game?"
    -Fan question

    "A 5th preseason game?! #stoked"
    -AR


    Aka, Aaron is not happy about it.

     
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  5. XPack

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    NFL probably has the least number of games per season across most (if not all) major sports. One extra game should not be that much of a inconvenience.
     
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  6. CashInFist

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    LOL. Nobody wants that.
     
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  7. Sky King

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    A good opportunity for locker holders occupying the "Green Mile" to get a whole lot more playing time.
     
  8. sschind

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    until your star player goes down for the year in that one extra game.
     
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  9. 7thFloorRA

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    This is going to f-up the entire camp schedule!!! I will have to run in the 5K a week earlier now.

    I don't think I would let a single guy with 53 man roster experience play. 5 garbage pre-season games is ridiculous.
     
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    A few years back (more than a few), the NFL had six pre-season games and a fourteen game regular season schedule. Somebody figured out that was dumb.

    Not a fan of an additional game that doesn't count and exposes players to the risk of injury. I would play any of my starters if I didn't have to, but I imagine the NFL would throw a tantrum.
     
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  12. CashInFist

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    Why can't the HoF game be just another one of 4 preseason games? Does that make too much sense to do that? lol
     
  13. Curly Calhoun

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    I think I know why......

    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Poppa San

    Poppa San SB I trophy First of four Staff Member Moderator

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    Wouldn't be surprised with another HOF game the year Charles Woodson goes in.
     
  15. Sky King

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    Packers vs. Raiders?
     
  16. Poppa San

    Poppa San SB I trophy First of four Staff Member Moderator

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    Good chance unless some other "bigger" name gets in that year like Peyton or Brady.
     
  17. captainWIMM

    captainWIMM Cheesehead

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    With Woodson most likely being a first ballot HOFer he will make it to Canton in the same year as Peyton (assuming he retires this offseason).
     
  18. Pokerbrat2000

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

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    If the NFL could make money playing a Toilet Bowl Game, featuring the 2 worst teams going head to head the week before the Super Bowl, they would. :coffee:
     
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  19. yooperpackfan

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    The Toilet Bowl would for sure be more interesting than the Pro Bowl.
    I think it would be a money maker.
     
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    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Add in the incentive of "Winner gets the #1 draft pick". I mean who wouldn't have been lining up to watch the Browns and the Titans smash it out in January? Maybe play the game in a fitting place like Kohler, WI or Mansfield, OH.
     
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  21. Sky King

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    There's a stadium in St. Louis that should have an open date around then. Centrally located and plenty of beer in town.
     
  22. yooperpackfan

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    That's true, but do they manufacture toilets in St. Louis or is it a toilet bowl.
     
  23. Sky King

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    The river is quite handy. Just aim towards the arch.
     
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    Packers/Colts in another 5 years?

    Or will Peyton go in as a Bronco;)










    P.S. I know players don't pick teams to represent hence the wink.
     
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