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TJ Duckett in Green Bay?

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by bigfog, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. bigfog

    bigfog Cheesehead

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    Also found this on Railbird - seems like they've got a lot of interesting Packer news.

    TJ Duckett to Green Bay? I really don't know much about the guy, beyond the fact that he played at Michigan State and he's a bruiser type. Is he Packer-People though?

    It's an interesting idea of having a big guy back there to compliment Grant, but isn't that going to be Wynn's role?

    Found some stats on him:

    6'0", 250 lbs and the most he's ever rushed for in a year is in 2003 with Altanta - 779 yards. For his career, he averages about 4 yards a carry.
     
  2. bozz_2006

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    i wouldn't be opposed to that. but i don't know if the staff would support that idea. they tried the "running back by committee" approach and said that they didn't like the results.
     
  3. Veretax

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    I'm not sure he's the right kind of Back For Green Bay. That's not to say he might not excel here, but Green Bay has a lot of backs on the roster right now. I think they'd be better off drafting someone in the 3rd Round or even the 1st or 2nd if noone is there that they like. Duckett wasn't used much when he was in Washington, and he was less then stellar with Atlanta before that. I'm not sold on this deal.
     
  4. Zombieslayer

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    Nothing against Duckett, but I think we're ok at RB and WR positions. We have other priorities.

    Wynn could be our "bruiser" back. Let's give him one more chance. if he gets injured again next year...
     
  5. bozz_2006

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    let's hope the incentives that our FO uses encourage Wynn to work his *** off this winter so he's in football shape next season, because he wasn't this season.
     
  6. Zombieslayer

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    If he wants to continue to play in the NFL, he will.
     
  7. cheesey

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    Wynn looked good.........when he was healthy. Hopefully the injury bug is over, and he can stay on the field. I was impressed with him in his short stint.
     
  8. packerfan4ever

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    true and i think jackson given the opertunity will be a factor
     
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    I agree, we should be focusing on other positions rather than having T.J. Duckett come in.
     
  11. all about da packers

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    Two years at 7 million isn't a fair contract for Duckett IMO. You would be paying more for potential than actual results and proven talent, sort of like Cletidus Hunt.

    I think Jackson can be our "change of pace" RB. He showed some toughness late into the season, a willingness to fight for yards and not go down after the defenders made contact with him.

    Then you have Wynn and Herron who have shown flashes of good-nees.

    I'd rather the Packers stick to their "improve from within" philosophy and let one of the above guys become the 2nd head in a two headed monster.
     
  12. bozz_2006

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    give him one of those incentive laden contracts that the Packers are famous for.
     
  13. tromadz

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    Duckett would be a solid addition.

    -Grant (God)

    -Jackson (GB isn't going to give up on him because he had a mediocre rookie year, and oh yeah, he finished the year strong)

    -Duckett (A nice short yardage guy)
     
  14. DGB454

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    Plus Duckett is from Kalamazoo too. He can pal around with Jemmings and Herron. Cool....3 K'zoo players on one team. I'm so proud. :)
     
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    You can talk Ducket and many other comnbinations, but until you fix your offensive line, who you put back there is a moot point. Grant played brilliantly because most of his yardage came as a result of his own talent. I think if you put an offensive line front of him, you're going to see one very special running back. Ducket could be a nice compliment, but I want to see the Packers go out and get themselves a quality proven guard.
     
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  17. Obi1

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    Absolutely right. THAT is why you sign the GUY, Trade up and get a REAL stud OL and get some support at CB and TE and win the Superbowl next year.
     

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