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Rouse an upgrade over Collins?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by EarthQuake, Nov 18, 2007.

  1. EarthQuake

    EarthQuake Cheesehead

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    He looks like he's been playing quite well in his first 2 starts, making some big plays today. What do you guys think?
     
  2. yourout

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    Certainly no worse.
     
  3. TOPackerFan

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    Needs to tackle instead of just hitting people, but he's playing pretty well, especially given these are his first two starts. The real test for him will come against Detroit's solid passing attack.
     
  4. cyoung

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    I think he is a very good Safety, but I wouldn't say better than Collins. I think Collins is just a level better than Rouse, but considering this is Rouse first 2 starts he is playing great.
     
  5. Zombieslayer

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    He's definitely not bad. Had one pick and almost a second.
     
  6. brennan1884

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    should have caught that second one i was right in that end zone and it was in his hands, collins hasnt caught one all year so ****...this kid may have the job to lose if he can keep making plays...
     
  7. Danreb

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    Rouse is only going to get better, and I love the tenacity he plays with.

    I was watching Al Harris when he got beat by Drew Carter today, and he stayed in his face. We need our secondary to be like that---but not like Ahmad Carroll though. You have to have actual skill.
     
  8. mi_keys

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    He may be... we'll have to see how he progresses and how consistent he can be. I like Collins a lot and think he's played well. So the way I'm looking at things we've potentially got 3 young safeties that can play.
     
  9. brennan1884

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    depth is what makes GREAT teams, theres bo doubt about it.
     
  10. porky88

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    Hasn't really been tested yet though. Vinny at age 44, with all due respect, is not going to make many big plays and Bollinger isn't much either. Now the Lions passing attack is going to be a huge test for our safeties cause they'll test em all game long.
     
  11. Tiger

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    I only just read that Patrick Dendy was playing for the Panthers yesterday! :D
     
  12. packedhouse01

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    Rouse is the real deal. He plays smart and yet aggressively. Collins has a great deal of trouble covering and he's not a great tackler either. I think
    Rouse is the guy whose job it will be.
     
  13. packerfan4ever

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    rouse is very good and quick i think he will be good against the lions for that reason not afraid to go after them it's good to know we have safties that can be playmakers rouse is just alittle bit better than collins
     
  14. DoddPower

    DoddPower Nick Perry is watching you, NFL QB's!

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    I believe it's a toss up after yesterday's game. I do believe Collins is a little bit better, but Rouse is a rookie and has only started two games, so the upside would seem much better with Rouse. I love his 6'4 frame. It may be his job to lose.

    However, I definitely see Collins back in when he's healthy, unless Rouse plays lights out the next week or two.
     
  15. MassPackersFan

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    Rouse's inexperience would make him riskier. I don't think we know yet what Rouse truly has to offer the team. We have to see how he develops. Collins has been inches away from making plays all season. They'll come for him in bursts though, once he's healthy again.

    Nice problem to have, 3 safeties who I want to see out on the field.
     
  16. EarthQuake

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    I think he'll really be tested the next two weeks, i say if he plays mistake free and makes a few more plays against detroit and dallas you gotta keep the kid in there.
     
  17. yooperfan

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    Too early to tell, but I like what I see.
     

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