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Who will be the Next Packer Star???

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by TheGiftedApe, Aug 13, 2011.

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Who is the next Pro Bowl Caliber packer?

  1. Sam Shields

    4 vote(s)
    11.8%
  2. James Starks

    4 vote(s)
    11.8%
  3. Erik Walden

    1 vote(s)
    2.9%
  4. Frank Zombo

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Alex Green

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Randall Cobb

    16 vote(s)
    47.1%
  7. Andrew Quarless

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. DJ Williams

    1 vote(s)
    2.9%
  9. Mike Neal

    7 vote(s)
    20.6%
  10. Morgan Burnett

    1 vote(s)
    2.9%
  1. TheGiftedApe

    TheGiftedApe TheGiftedApe

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    As always, the Packers have kept a lot of young talent on the roster, and there is a couple positions that need to be filled. Who do you think will separate from the crop and become the cream and rise to the top.

    Sam Shields
    James Starks
    Erik Walden
    Frank Zombo
    Alex Green
    Randall Cobb
    Andrew Quarless
    DJ Williams
    Mike Neal
    Morgan Burnett
    (poll only lets me choose 10 so here they are)

    Obviously all of these guys have potential and will probably all be packers for the foreseeable future, but who is mroe likely to make a pro bowl in the next 3-4 years?


    I'm going with Mike Neal, He has the biggest shoes to fill, and well he wears the biggest shoes.
     
  2. ivo610

    ivo610 Cheesehead

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    I agree, neal
     
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  3. VersusTheMoose

    VersusTheMoose Greatest of All-Time

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    Shields or Cobb for me. Voted Cobb.
     
  4. packers020802

    packers020802 Cheesehead

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    I voted for Cobb
    Might step into that #3 role when DD leaves nxt yr
     
  5. The Wok

    The Wok Cheesehead

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    Cobb. Going to be explosive receiver and a huge boost to our return game.
     
  6. Bensalama21

    Bensalama21 Ben

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    I think Sam Shields and Morgan Burnett will both become pro bowl players within 2 to 3 years.
     
  7. Pat4DaPack

    Pat4DaPack Cheesehead

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    I loved the DJ Williams pick, very over looked.
     
  8. IluvGB

    IluvGB I <3 Packers!!!!

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    I voted for Randall"will-handle-it"Cobb

    especially after this impressive first half!!! :happy0005:
     
  9. Helmets

    Helmets Cheesehead

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    You forgot Dimitri Nance...
     
  10. Helmets

    Helmets Cheesehead

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    What about Shaky?
     
  11. AllouezPackerFan

    AllouezPackerFan Section 121 Row 47

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    Hard to go against some of the young guys on defense......but after tonight.....definitely Randall Cobb.
     
  12. DevilDon

    DevilDon Inclement Weather Fan

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    Cobb is an obvious fan favorite and I think Sam Shields will improve immeasurably. My pick is Mike Neal though, the guy is going to be a beast if he can stay healthy.
     
  13. VersusTheMoose

    VersusTheMoose Greatest of All-Time

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    My choice is looking even better after last night. Cobb is going to be a beast next season, maybe even this season.

    1. Jennings
    2. JJ
    3. Cobb

    Might let Nelson go now if he has a break out year and wants a fat cheque at the end of the season.
     
  14. greenNyellow

    greenNyellow Cheesehead

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    There are many players off that list that I can see as playmakers in 2 years: Shields, Starks, Cobb, Neal and Burnett.

    Shields has only played one season and has already shown us that he is for real. Him and Tramon will be one of the best cover corner tandems in the league. Neal impresses me all the time. The guy is huge and if he can learn how to play a 3-4 end and get comfortable he will be tough to stop. Now I see why the packers coaches are so high on Burnett. He loves to play physical and he is a ballhawk in the secondary. This season we will show everyone that we got the best secondary in the league (Shields, Williams, Woodson, Collins, Burnett/Peprah).

    Imo Neal has the best shot.
     
  15. 2411t

    2411t Cheesehead

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    All of our promising CB's need to get padawan'd by Yoda Woodson. I fully believe there is no one else in the ENTIRE LEAGUE better to learn from than him at the CB position.
     
  16. PackersRS

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    BOOOOOOOOOOOO no option for Masthay!!!!!!

    And also Sitton! Sitton hasn't made the pro bowl yet, so...
     
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  17. DevilDon

    DevilDon Inclement Weather Fan

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    Josh Sitton is a pro bowl guard. Whether the fans or writers recognize it or not doesn't matter. He's a bona fide star already, but yea, he'll be there, but I don't consider him a "rising star" kinda guy, he's already there.
     
  18. TheGiftedApe

    TheGiftedApe TheGiftedApe

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    I wanted to choose more players, the limit is 10 on a poll. I figured players like jones/nelson/sitton were kind of already proven good players.
     
  19. PackersRS

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    Yeah, I figured it was that, but the pro bowl caliber definition is a bit confusing, so wanted to clear out if it was really that or if he was flat out forgotten.
     
  20. Croak

    Croak Terminally twisted.

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    Will I get hit with tomatoes if I say there will NEVER be another Packers Starr? (sic)
     
  21. AmishMafia

    AmishMafia Cheesehead

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    Voted for Cobb because he will make more ESPN highlights and thus get more probowl recognition. Shields is the better player, but won't get the votes because there are two great players ahead of him. He won't make the probowl till Woodson retires.

    What a team we have where we get to argue about who is going to be the next great player and we have a dozen or so players to argue about. Thanks TT!
     
  22. 98Redbird

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    I voted Cobb but I'm really hoping it's Neal. I think we need Neal to become a stud more than we need Cobb to become one.
     
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  23. TeamTundra

    TeamTundra Cheesehead

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    Okay I guess I'm the only Erik Walden fan here. :)

    He really came on the end of last year and should have his opportunities to rack up double digit sacks. It sounds like he bulked up in the off season and so far is the favorite to land the open OLB position.
     
  24. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Starks. I see the most promise in him, long term. I think he's going to be the future of our running game.
     
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  25. FrankRizzo

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    I agree x2 on Neal.
     

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