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Raji to retire from NFL

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by captainWIMM, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. captainWIMM

    captainWIMM Cheesehead

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    According to Ryan Wood sources close to Raji have confirmed he wants to retire from the NFL.
     
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  2. El Guapo

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    That's a little shocking, but those guys take a beating inside. I hope that it's purely to pursue other aspirations and dreams, if that's the case.
     
  3. captainWIMM

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    Raji said he had a very nice offer from the Packers as well as interest from multiple playoff teams.
     
  4. ChesterfieldCheesehead

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    Well that is surprising. Wish him the best probably for the best for us. He doesn't play against us and we are going into a deep DL draft. Did not want us paying him even what Guion got and I'm sure that was what was going to happen
     
  5. Vrill

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    Welllllllllllllllllllllllllllll. This is surprising, LOL
     
  6. tynimiller

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    And.....now I'm fine if TT wants to draft a DL in the first round....I don't see our answer at ILB or TE at our current pick...but the DL of the future very well may be there for the taking.
     
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  7. Vrill

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    Hello Andrew Billings.
     
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    Damn
     
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    This is surprising as he's about to be 30 years old and as far as we know he's relatively healthy.
     
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  10. ThePerfectBeard

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    Man, this is very sad. I was hoping he might get one last pay day, even if it wasn't from us. He was a stand up guy and deserved it. Stupid injuries.
     
  11. C-Lee

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    Never forget his pick 6 in Chicago
     
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    Pokerbrat2000 Opinions are like A-holes, we all have one.

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    Thanks for the memories BJ!

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

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    Posturing for a better "final offer" from GB or other?
     
  15. captainWIMM

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    With this year's draft being extremely deep on the defensive line it's possible to get great value at the position later in the draft though. That's why I would be in favor of selecting an inside linebacker in the first (of course depending on which prospects are still on the board).
     
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    Oy that's a tough pill to swallow. ..add DL to list of positions needed in the draft. Could have used one anyways but this makes it a bit more urgent.
     
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    Sorry to see BJ go. Need to get someone to plug the hole. He did the job on snuffing the run
     
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    Good to see a player step up and protect TT from himself. :roflmao:

    Seriously though, wishing him all the best as well as his mother and aunt.
     
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    Ringo, here's your chance, a door has opened....run with it!

    Honestly I want us to draft someone, however if work ethic and character made a Pro Bowler it sounds like Ringo would have already made one...hoping his growth is set to show.
     
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    Not surprising, Raji always had tremendous God given talent. Legit Hall of Fame talent, if only his desire matched his ability. Certainly explains why he was always so up and down.
     
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    What did his BC coach say about him, that when he wanted to he'd ruin practices because he was that dominant. But that he only really wanted to on occasion. If he had Mike Daniels' desire and determination he'd be a perennial all-pro on his way to Canton.
     
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    This may not be a bad thing because this coming draft is DEEP at the DL position. We'll be able to get a very good DL at #27.
     
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  24. Vrill

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    Doubt it. Hes on record stating hes walking away from a "Very very nice offer" from Green Bay.
     
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    No. We NEED ilbs or TE help before another fat body on the inside. Our best OLB cannot stay on the inside. Matthews is a better player when he's on the outside.
     

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