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Rookie RB JAMES STARKS

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by FrankRizzo, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. FrankRizzo

    FrankRizzo Cheesehead

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    Does he look skinny for an NFL RB to you?
    I think so, way skinny.
    Look at his neck, and his torso, shoulders.
    That looks like a James Lofton thin WR.
     
  2. aaronqb

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    i like james
     
  3. Kitten

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    I say give the poor kid his chance to see what he can do. He hasn't shown much promise but you just never know. Now is the perfect time for him to make his case. I wish him the best and hope he plays up. Hope we didn't waste a pick too.
     
  4. ivo610

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    Wondering if we might have to wait til next season before we get a good eye on this kid
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ3dPkL0pr4]YouTube - Former Bulls RB James Starks Drafted by the Green Bay Packers[/ame]

    Rather use that to see how he handles guys hitting him and trying to tackle him..

    He takes some good shots and keeps going..

    Lets WAIT to see how he pans out...Maybe he is to thin and cant take the pounding, but to dismiss him right away is wrong..

    Just as saying the college highlight will show us how good he will be...

    Lets the man show us what he has, then nit pick, or praise him
     
  6. DoubleC4

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    im excited to see what he can do. he hasnt played a down in a while so we will have to be patient with him. i just hope he doesnt get injured again
     
  7. longtimefan

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    I guess this body style is not good either?

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Murgen

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    He doesn't look that thin to me. I don't see it, unless your comparing him to "The Bus".
     
  9. aaronqb

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    retire
     
  10. Mr. StyleZ

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    Chris Johnson is smaller than Starks. Just sayin..
     
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    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    AP looks pretty skinny too when he got drafted.
     
  12. Murgen

    Murgen MechaPackzilla

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    I was going to say that too.
     
  13. 98Redbird

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    Uhhh... That would be Jamarcus Russell lol.

    But I agree, give the guy a chance, who knows.

    I thought that Jennings was too short to play WR and T. Williams was too small to effectively take over for Al Harris, you could say I was wrong... lol.
     
  14. Aaron rodgers is god

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    He is a taller RB. Not many Rbs are 6ft 2. thats why he looks lean
     
  15. Murgen

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    LOL, my bad. I clicked the wrong pic when I was saving it. Duh.
     
  16. PackerFan87

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    Skinny? His bicep is the size of my head :unsure:
     
  17. bozo

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    I liked what I read about Starks when we drafted him, but I have never seen him on tape until this thread.

    I think he is a "Diamond in the Rough"...let's hope his wheels hold up.

    I can't wait to see him in game action!
     
  18. Mack_20

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    Not sure where you get the too skinny to be a RB from, disagree. I like the Chris Johnson and Marcus Allen examples haha Lets hope he has some of either of those guys in his game!
     
  19. longtimefan

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    Rookie running back James Starks is 'competing to play,' Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says | greenbaypressgazette.com | Green Bay Press-Gazette


     
  20. FrankRizzo

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    Wow, a bit sensitive tonight?

    I watched Dickerson (and Craig James) play here at SMU... the Pony Express.

    I said look at Starks neck and shoulders. Dickerson wasn't that thin. Maybe Marcus Allen at USC. And OJ Simpson was thin. So I guess you're saying because they were thin too, and because TT drafted Starks, James is gonna turn into one of those guys? :banging:
     
  21. longtimefan

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    No one is saying he will turn into those runners
    (little bit over analyzing? :banging: )

    But you seem so set on the fact that because of his size he CANT do well.

    What we are saying is just wait to see how he turns out..
     
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  23. PackAttackUK

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    I'm still really excited about seeing Starks, I think he could do wonderful things in green & gold
     
  24. PackersRS

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    I have no idea about him. No idea.

    He hasn't played for 1 1/2 years. Don't know if he'll be able to contribute.

    But if he wouldn't, why would they activate him anyway???
     
  25. Packerfury

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    He's 6'2" which can be looked at as a blessing or a curse. Yes it could make him easier to tackle since getting a low pad level on him is easy(and he seems to kind of run upright), but at the same time hish height could make him a huge asset as a receiver.
     

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