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Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by ivo610, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. ivo610

    ivo610 Cheesehead

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    1. What do you do with Grant?

    2. Wells?

    3. Finley?

    4. Flynn?

    5. Driver?

    6. Clifton?

    7. Draft?

    8. FA?

    9. Any other adjustments you make? Woodson to safety?
     
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  2. MiamiBeachPacker

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    1. What do you do with Grant? Let him go, and find another RB in the draft if necessary

    2. Wells? Re-sign

    3. Finley? Franchise

    4. Flynn? Let him go and take the comp pick

    5. Driver? See if he will restructure his deal

    6. Clifton? Keep him, but probably only for 1 more year.

    7. Draft? Only going to post my pick for the 1st round: Courtney Upshaw(even if we have to trade up to get him)

    8. FA? None really come to mind right now

    9. Any other adjustments you make? Woodson to safety? Wouldn't move him to safety just yet
     
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  3. RazorRamon

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    You do one thing.

    Whatever it takes to sign DeSean Jackson in free agency. That means trading anyone besides Rodgers. Of course, there's no reason to worry about TT going after a credible receiver.
     
  4. Aaron rodgers is god

    Aaron rodgers is god Cheesehead

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    Our top 2 receivers are better than Jackson. Jackson is all speed. Hands, Route Running, Personality, etc.. All better than Jackson.
     
  5. RazorRamon

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    Jackson...speed and danger. Something the packers don't have.
     
  6. Aaron rodgers is god

    Aaron rodgers is god Cheesehead

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    Jennings and Jordy are both deep threats. Maybe not to the extent of Desean but good enough for any team
     
  7. Packers80

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    You're out your damn mind. DeSean Jackson has attitude problems.. he is the exact opposite of what we need on our team. Jennings and Nelson get the job done, and it doesn't hurt that we have the best QB in the league throwing them the ball. Get real.
     
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  8. The Rick

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    1. What do you do with Grant? Going to be 30 this year, I'd be ok with letting him go and start fresh with someone else.

    2. Wells? "Feed him!" Give him a nice raise.

    3. Finley? I think they franchise him because even though the popular sentiment is that he drops too many passes, I believe he makes our receiving corps that much more dangerous when he's on the field.

    4. Flynn? Wish him luck wherever he goes and take the comp.

    5. Driver? I'd love to see him stay as he is a positive presence, but I think the team is going to look closely at Gurley and Borel in keeping with a youth movement.

    6. Clifton? Good to keep for another year but not much longer, he's going to be 36 and doesn't rehab/heal as quickly anymore.

    7. Draft? I think it's obvious, we need a speed DE, a difference maker. Just so we can pressure the QB without having to resort to blitzing so often. We also need another OLB because we had to rely too much this season on a revolving player situation. A ball-hawking S would be another need. Bottom line, we are not a perfect team and we have plenty of needs.

    8. FA? Not sure who's going to be out there yet.

    9. Any other adjustments you make? Woodson to safety?
     
  9. JoshuaRHuffman

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    1. Depends on $. I'm leaning on no, but I'm cool with either

    2. MUST re-sign him. If that can't be done, franchise him.

    3. Meh...franchise him if Wells is re-signed.

    4. I don't want to be stuck paying him $14 million. Therefore, I'm reluctant to franchise him.

    5. Definitely keep if he restructures.

    6. This is tricky. Newhouse gave up 11.5 sacks and Sherrod's health is questionable.

    7. ROLB and DL are first priorities. DB are second priorities. OL depth is third priority. Maybe an RB in round 7...

    8. I'd like to re-sign Jarrett Bush for depth and special teams. Hmmm...maybe some cheap depth at S and CB?

    9A. Woodson to safety? I put that in Dom Capers' hands. That probably depends on Nick Collins' neck.

    9B. A.J. Hawk vs. D.J. Smith in training camp. May the best inside linebacker win.
     
  10. Southpaw

    Southpaw Endorphin Junkie

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    -Cuts/Releases

    Grant
    AJ Hawk (Give position to DJ Smith unless we can find a plug and play LB through the Draft or FA)


    -Tag and Trade
    Matt Flynn

    -Sign Finley to 3 year contract

    -Restructure Contract for Driver

    -Keep Clifton

    -Resign Wells

    -Draft in order of postion

    OLB (Upshaw)
    DE (Coples, Winn, Crick)
    MLB (Someone who is a strong tackler with a high motor)
    S (depending on the status of Collins)
    TE
    CB
    RB (Lamar Miller, Doug Martin)
    WR (Ryan Broyles)

    Free Agency

    I'm not sure all who are going to be Free Agents, but I'd look for a RB's , Linebacker, Defensive Back and O-line

    Other Moves

    I'd leave Woodson where he is and depending on Collins' status would determine if I draft or try to find another Safety through FA.
     
  11. NelsonsLongCatch

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  13. FrankRizzo

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    You work hard putting the sell of James Jones to these teams who have HORRIBLE wide receivers, and whom Jones wouyld be an immediate starter on:

    Jacksonville
    St Louis (Brandon Lloyd is walking away as FA)
    Cleveland

    You get a 3rd or 4th round pick for Jones.

    Then we keep Donald Driver, again, as the heart and veteran of this team.
    And we keep Tori Gurley, who is the future.

    We'd have:
    Jennings
    Jordy
    Cobb
    Driver
    Gurley

    That's still 5 great WRs and we draft another one to groom, and we sign an UFA to groom.
    With the extra pick, we take another swing at an OLB or DE or S who might become helpful.

    I sign Finley to a 3-year deal, worth about what the franchize number is. It's not that much.... and I save my tag to trade Flynn because he will fetch at least a late 1st round draft pick.
    You use that pick on a talented DE, OLB, S, or CB. Not a Pat Lee or Brandon Underwood type of 4th round prospect.
    Or you trade way up with the extra picks we have and you get an immediate impact stud at OLB or DE.

    A JJ Watt would have been pretty damn good.
     
  14. 2411t

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    How do we get Courtney Upshaw? The guy is projected mid-1st round. If we trade-up, we're def gonna lose our 2nd and 3rd plus possibly next years 2nd/3rd. If Collin's can't come back, we're gonna need a quality Safety, and I believe Collin's is that type of safety you just don't replace!

    The only way I can see us getting Upshaw is if either Collins comes back (big if -- he may never be the same) or Woodson moves to Safety (Davon House would be expected to have a coming out party). Our Safety depth is, to me, a big factor in whether or not TT trades up.
     
  15. Southpaw

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    Also I'd bring in a coach or assistant who can teach our linebackers and DB's how to tackle. Watching the SF game and then watching us. It looked more like two hand touch by comparison.

    We need to recapture a strong identity on defense. Lambeau, Cold Weather and hard hitting defensive football.
     
  16. NelsonsLongCatch

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    Upshaw should slide due his lack of size. He should be there at #28.
     
  17. GreenBlood

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    Not true. You don't make these trades until draft day. If the team with the #20 pick believes that the guy they want is likely to be there at #28, they'll usually gladly trade down for an extra third round pick. Happens all the time.
     
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    :tdown::unsure:
     
  19. 12theTruth

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    Grant doesn't play well as a backup with limited carries, and I wouldn't want to rely on him as a starter for a 16 game season so I let Ryan Grant go and not resign him.

    Sign Wells. Probably have to overpay him due to no heir apparent on the roster now. Will definately pick up a center/guard in the draft.

    If I would tag and trade anyone it would be Finley. Despite Flynn's great play it is a small sample size and not convinced the market is there for a $14 million dollar Matt Flynn. Finley is a highly coveted young TE and a matchup nightmare. Would be much more afraid to get stuck with 14+ million with Flynn than not finding a trading partner for Finley.

    So thats Tag and Trade Finley and let Flynn leave via free agency recouping a 3rd or 4th round draft pick in 2013.

    I really love Donald Driver's attitude and his play against the Giants was one of the few highlights. I'd offer Driver 1.5 million a year for two years as a 5th wideout. Still bringing up Gurley so we'll have 6 WR on the roster.

    Clifton is done.

    FA Number one priority is to bring in a OLB or DE with major pass rushing acumen.

    Draft # ONE pick SAFETY Number TWO LOLB Number THREE CB

    Cut PEPRAH, Try to trade Hawk but will not cut him, Dom Capers leaves and upgrade Kevin Greene to D Coordinator :)
     
  20. NelsonsLongCatch

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Why would anybody want to trade for Finley? He hasn't proven anything. Why would a team trade a high draft pick for him?
     
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    R U Serious? Finley is a matchup nightmare and he most definately does have a market. He has had drops but he also has tremendous talent and many teams are looking for a talent upgrade at tight end.
     
  22. NelsonsLongCatch

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    He has a market as a free agent. Once again, what would a team give up for Finely? Packers won't get a 1st or 2nd rounder. A 3rd rounder is even going to be a stretch. The guy has been a disappointment... Teams don't give up high draft picks for disappointments.
     
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    I guess we'll have to wait and see. There is talk the Pack place the franchise tag on Finley. I think its very possible.
     
  24. Poppa San

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    How many do you want on the roster? 5 listed plus two to groom?

    Yepper, darn the choices left available after you win the SB. Just bottom of the barrel leftovers.
     
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    You mean players like Palmer or Kolb?
     

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