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Titans Preseason - Kudos and Brickbats

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by HardRightEdge, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. HardRightEdge

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    Like I said, I saw those changes reflected in the the first quarter of this Tennessee game. I doubt we'll see any variations more dramatic than that.
     
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  2. El Guapo

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    That sounds right. Luckily CB is a strong point for the Packers these days.
     
  3. PFanCan

    PFanCan That's MISTER Cheesehead, to you.

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    I like Bush. (haha, read that sentence again...) Anyhow, IMO, he is Packer material. Works his butt off. Great attitude. Great team player. Excellent character, from what I have read.

    Agreed that he is not a good cover corner. But, he is a fantastic gunner and ST ace. I am happy to see him in the hunt again for a spot on the final roster. I am rooting for him.
     
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    Lousy instincts in coverage and wildly inconsistent on Defense, but he'd sprint into a brick wall if he thought it'd help the team. I remember reading an article about how he was genuinely shocked and upset to find out that he was the team's most hated player, and that he was also one of the most likable guys on the team. Ever since reading that article I've made it a point to root for him.
     
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    ThxJackVainisi Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    As you know there are more to schemes than the initial alignment, I think we will see more dramatic variations within the schemes than we've seen for some time.
    Agreed. The thing I think a lot of Packers fans miss is his courage as a gunner on STs. And I think he may be one of the best DBs blitzing but to use him that way, he'd have to cover better than he has in the past or the opponents would just point at him and yell, 'here comes 24 on a blitz!'
     
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    Bush will never be a great every down player but I admire him for his guts and work ethic and perserverance and wish we had more guys like that on our defense. For me, at this point in my life, I will save my disgust for the slackers, prima donnas and bad actors. I think he's a credit to the team and the league and I'm rooting for House, Hayward, Shields and the other young DB's to develop Bush's outstanding traits.
     
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  7. Oski

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    NFL network replays all preseason games.
     
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    Having seen every play of Rodgers' Cal career I was shocked to see him drafted so high and even more shocked to see McCarthy and Rodgers talk him up. His size is great, decent hands, but he's always seemed too slow for the NFL and yes his run blocking was subpar (though in fairness he wasn't asked to do it much). Hopefully, I am wrong because the packers need a TE badly.
     
  9. HardRightEdge

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    Well, he ran 4.85 give or take a couple of hundreths at both the Combine and his pro day. Nobody's going to confuse him with Vernon Davis, or Finley for that matter. I guess they liked his hands and his size; I guess they reckon they can teach him to block. Some blogger of note, I cannot remember which, had Rodgers' blocking in his plus column for the Tennessee game, raving in fact. He might have a decent block or two I missed, but he had a couple of bad ones I didn't.

    Perhaps we should just say he's an inconsistent blocker at this time, perhaps from lack of use in college or perhaps because he just is. It's early. Answers must emerge in their due time when it comes to these unknown quantities.

    I think it is safe to say he's not one of those TEs everybody seems to want per the current fashion who will be able to go outside and run receiver routes downfield. That's nice to have, but hardly necessary for winning.
     
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    he was basically a receiver at cal his final year, so I do think he can go outside and run routes downfield. he just isn't going to be blowing by LBers like some guys.
     
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    I think the Packers are concerned with his in-line blocking, he should be a fine receiving TE.
     
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    I think he has the size and athleticism to develop into at least a capable blocker. I very much doubt he's going to set the world on fire either as a receiving TE or a blocker though. But it's not as though he was a first round pick or something.
     

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