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Will Nance get the start?

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  1. phinfan

    phinfan Cheesehead

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    With Ryan Grant out and Dmitri Nance most likely in, do you think he will get the start over Jackson?
     
  2. Mr. StyleZ

    Mr. StyleZ Banned Banned

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    What? no way...
     
  3. Emperor_Xyn

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    I think there just getting a little more depth in that spot.
     
  4. PackersRS

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    FF advice? Pick Jackson, stay away from Nance. If he carries the ball more than 50 times THE SEASON, I'll wear nothing but a Vikings jersey and run around screaming "I love Jared Allen".
     
  5. The Drew

    The Drew #packergang

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    Hell no... B Jack has been in the system... he knows it... that will not happen!!!
     
  6. YoKramer

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    :rofl: Yea Jackson will be our starter for the rest of the season.
     
  7. longtimefan

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    Dimitri Nance Stats, Splits, News, Photos - Arizona State Sun Devils - NCAA College Football - ESPN

    Thats college days, not a fumbler

    Dimitri Nance - College Football

    Nance is a thick, well-built back who runs with good leverage and knows how to push the pile on contact. He isn't explosive when attacking the line of scrimmage and possesses an average first step, but he gets up to speed quickly.

    He takes short, compact steps and displays impressive balance between the tackles. He's sudden and slippery in tight areas and has the wiggle to make a man miss and can create on his own at the line. He's patient at the line of scrimmage and showcases good vision and instincts when setting up blocks and attacking the second level.

    Nance doesn't have the type of second gear to consistently run away from defenders in space and isn't quite as shifty once he reaches full speed, but he does a nice job of lowering his head and finishing runs. He's a natural cutback runner with impressive lateral quickness and range.

    He catches the ball well out of the backfield and showcases good coordination and hands in the pass game. He plays with the strength and overall natural leverage to hold his own as a blocker.

    He isn't a big play threat who can take it the distance, but he definitely is one of the more dynamic runners in tight area in this year's draft.
     
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  8. Incubes12

    Incubes12 Bay Harbor Butcher?

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    I posted this in another thread, but I don't see why we can't make a push for one of Dallas' running backs. I think Tashard Choice would be the perfect running balance to our passing attack.
     
  9. Croak

    Croak Terminally twisted.

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    One article said the Packers looked at Willie Parker and took Nance instead. I wonder what the problem was with Parker?
     
  10. VolvoD

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    he wont be a starter. ...there have been a lot of tears on here today, but overall i think we can STILL carry on and we have most of the weapons we need.
     
  11. Croak

    Croak Terminally twisted.

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    I remember when Majik went down, we thought it was the end of the world. Then someone stepped in and picked up the job the Majik man never got back. Here's hoping Brandon Jackson becomes an explosive runner. Grant was a serviceable runner, but it would be great to have someone with explosion.
     
  12. Powarun

    Powarun Big Bay Blues fan

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    I was thinking of that too, and Nance came from Atlanta, (do we just steal the potential stars from that team?)
     
  13. vegasdan

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    Nance may not be a game day active let alone start.

    Bio above sounds interesting - my kind of running back.
     
  14. DergaSmash

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    No way Nance starts unless Jackson has a complete meltdown or uncurable case of fumblitis. I think TT has realized that GB needs more depth at that position than they originally thought. I think this is a perfect situation to make a move for a good back. I'm not saying trade for a feature back, not at all. Yet I think a back with some experience, and has good protection skills, along with receiving ability, would be a good idea. They could work in as a 3rd down back and spell Jackson. Then maybe we find out they are good enough to give us a decent 1-2 punch. There is a lot of talent out there, and I'd bet the farm that GB wouldn't have to sacrifice too much to get some.
     
  15. BigDaddyKaine

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    I imagine this is only for depth and that Jackson and Kuhn will get 99% of the carries.
     
  16. Canada's #1 Packer Fan

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    i think jackson will start ... kuhn will also see some action. if we get a ahead by maybe 2 touchdowns bring in nance for some runs .... does this lead green bay to maybe look for a new RB in next years draft:think:
     
  17. packerfan1441

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    The only way I see Nance starting is if Jackson really struggles to get the running game moving, and we struggle offensively because of it.
     
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    anyone else believe in murphys law? and that if theyd kept 3 RB's grant wouldnt have gotten hurt? (inverse murphys)

    lol
     
  19. ivo610

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    Not that worried. Running Back is the most replacable position in the NFL
     
  20. billysofly

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    think they are just gonna use him near goal line like they did with devenport back then since hes about that size just to let Kuhn rest on some downs near the goal line
     
  21. Oklahoma_Packer

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    Start? No way.

    I'm sure he'll see a lot of playing time this season, but I highly doubt he'll start.

    I'm still surprised we picked him up, and not Kregg Lumpkin. Did Lumpkin already sign with another team?
     
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    Tampa Bay Bucs
     
  23. dansz15

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    I heard he is made of glass.
     
  24. turbo69

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    Not sure if you are a religious man. But you better pray Jackson doesn't get hurt. Can't have one of our moderators running around screaming that he loves Jared Allen.:suicide_fool-edit:
     
  25. Packy

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    I don't know this guy Nance reminds me a bit of a slower version of Ron Dayne...
     

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