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The RR curse

Discussion in 'Draft Talk' started by bubblercheez37, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. bubblercheez37

    bubblercheez37 Cheesehead

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    Just a funny thought I had about some of our recent 1rst round draft busts dating back to the Mike Sherman era. It seems like the Packers have a knack for putting their faith in college players with double R's in their last name.

    1. Amad Carroll
    2. Justin Harrell
    and dare I say.....Derrick Sherrod??? I'm not saying he's a bust yet, because he has only been here for a year, but I'm hoping he breaks this curse.
     
  2. GreenBayGal

    GreenBayGal Cheese Goddess

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    That's a whole new theory that I'll bet nobody else ever thought of (<------ certain degree of sarcasm), but never say, "Never". Does 2nd round count? - Randall Cobb. Would Bart Starr fall into that category?
     
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  3. NelsonsLongCatch

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    It is impossible to lable Sherrod anything. He was a rookie offensive lineman on a Super Bowl Champion. He was behind Clifton, Bulaga and Newhouse to begin the season. Let him recover from his broken leg and get some playing time.
     
  4. NelsonsLongCatch

    NelsonsLongCatch Cheesehead

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    BTW, I'm sure if Sherrod was an undrafted free agent everybody here would love him.
     
  5. bubblercheez37

    bubblercheez37 Cheesehead

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    Cobb doesn't count in this circumstance but Starr. does....I was talking about more recent drafts like 2000-2011
     
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  6. bubblercheez37

    bubblercheez37 Cheesehead

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    I know that's why I said I don't consider him a bust yet...but it was just a joke that if he does turn out to be a bust we can blame his name
     
  7. GreenBlood

    GreenBlood Banned Banned

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    "Cobb" has double "RR"?
     
  8. GreenBayGal

    GreenBayGal Cheese Goddess

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    LOL. I thought it was double letters. Now I feel silly.
     
  9. Poppa San

    Poppa San SB I trophy First of four Staff Member Moderator

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    You're blonde, it's acceptable and expected. :D
     
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  10. Denzel

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    HAI GUIZ, i R guY wHo is RRRREEEEEEEELLLLLeeeeeee smart, kkz? Okay, now we establish3d dat, let me speeeek. i M goin 2 baseeee my draffft on playyers nameeees: hmmmm thiss meciless pass rusha from ILLINOIS seeems okay...but His name is MERCILESSS, he must be MERCILESS on da field, u know, cuz namees meen EVERYTHING IN FOOTBALL, havin a name is half da battle and ThAnk God he doesntt have a duble RR in his name, God forbid, he wuld have busted all ova da field, y cant Teddy Thomsun see the patternn, we R screwed u gaiz :'( like did if you cry every tiem :'(
     
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  11. bubblercheez37

    bubblercheez37 Cheesehead

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    Wow man I can't tell if your speaking Ebonics, a bad typist, or trying to make a joke. Which ever it is it's pretty sad. Oh by the way Merilus doesn't have a double R so he's ok
     
  12. Denzel

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    ALL OF MY RAGE!!! Do you guys really believe in curses? Especially with names? I don't know if you are making a joke, but it's make me mad. You win, troll.
     
  13. Vltrophy

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    Personally I don't believe in curses. Especially the SB curse. It is interisting that the last 11 SB losers have not won a post season game the following year. Will the Pats break that cycle? We'll hafta wait & see. I say we get our 5th SB title next year.
     
  14. bubblercheez37

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    Listen....its just an observation. If we go out and draft someone with the last name Harrell, I'm not going to automatically say that he is going to be a bust. Look at Graham Harrell, I like what he has done and we didn't even draft him. I just thought it was funny how some of our first round picks have similarities in their names. There is no curse...just an obseration
     
  15. GreenBayGal

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    Don't sweat it. You got 15 responses out of the post. Gave us something to discuss.
     
  16. Denzel

    Denzel Cheesehead

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    Wow man, I'm sorry. I didn't mean to come across so mean. I just signed up to this site and am taking it too seriously.
     
  17. GreenBayGal

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    It's all cool here, Denzel. You're entitled to self expression. ;)
     
  18. bubblercheez37

    bubblercheez37 Cheesehead

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    It's cool, no big deal
     
  19. BSchujasNYG

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    I hated Sherrod in last years draft, I had him pegged as a third round prospect. Surprised the Packers took him. Then again, when you win the Super Bowl, you can take more risks. Possibly like what the Giants might do if Burfict falls in our lap.
     
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    Just got news on my iphone. Whitney Houston just died
     
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    HyponGrey Caseus Locutus Est

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    PERRY IS DOOMED!!!
     
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    This is very late but I never noticed this before. One in fact did win a game, the cardinals back in 2010 playoffs against..............well I don't want to remember.
     
  23. Vltrophy

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    Too many people who are Packer fans are too superstitious. How about Bart StaRR? He helped us win 5 championships in 7 years
     
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    Remember Bart StaRR? Of course u remember him. He was the QB that helped us win 5 championships in 7 years. Check out his last name. Double R
     
  25. HyponGrey

    HyponGrey Caseus Locutus Est

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    But I like being facetious... We should call it the Starr Curse
     

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