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WR corps

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by XPack, Sep 18, 2020.

  1. XPack

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    So our next gen, WR wannabe's...

    What up with Brown's injury? I thought it was a performance benching, but looks like he's still unable to practice fully.

    Lazard looks to make best advantage now. His PFF rating was higher than MvS for wk 1, I read.
     
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    EQ didn't practice over the last two days and was declared out for Sunday's game vs. the Lions. I wonder when he got hurt as he didn't appear on the injury report at all last week.

    You have to consider MVS had a terrible drop and should have come up with another long catch when evaluating his performance vs. the Vikings.
     
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    The best ability is availability!
     
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    Rob Demovsky
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    The Packers have placed WR EQ St. Brown (knee) in injured reserve, so he's down at least three week. https://es.pn/3iZJOMJ

    Time to go out and sign someone. Gabriel, Sanu and Paul Richardson are available I believe?
     
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    I'm prefty lenient on the long one he dropped. The 3rd down crosser however was inexcusable
     
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    We roll with what we got there. May need someone in the trenches later.
     
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    Gute and LeFluer clearly have confidence in MVS, EQ, Lazard, and the rest. Otherwise, they would have drafted a WR. This season will be a big test of their forsight. St Brown has developed an injury history which calls into question the wisdom of counting on him.
     
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    Sanu signed with the Niners this week.

    While it might be true that the Packers will need to sign a free agent either on the offensive or defensive line at some point this season that doesn't prevent them from adding a receiver.
     
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    Poppa San Levelheaded Staff Member Super Moderator Moderator

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    How did adding a veteran insurance WR work out last season? Did he even get active on game day?
     
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    The Packers adding Ryan Grant last season didn't work out at all as he didn't play a single snap.

    That doesn't mean Gutekunst shouldn't try to add another one if the need arises at some point this season.
     
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    Honestly, I don't see it unless injury hits group. It is clear MLF would prefer hitting gamedays with 4 TEs and 4 RBs with his play calls than carrying a bunch of WRs. However, if Stern after week 4or 5 doesn't correct some of his issues, we very well could start only bringing 3 TEs and adding a WR.
     
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    Looks like we won't be needing a 6 WR aerial spread offense anymore. I wasn't too hot and bothered about them not taking a WR this past draft because what the youngins really needed was reps to gel with Aaron. My personal favorite is MVS because he brings a solution none of the other guys can but he's got literal stone for hands. Hopefully he can remedy that.
     
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    MVS is on pace for 56/1280/8. He's also left a bit on the field too.

    He looks better than he ever has. I think it's okay to be a little optimistic. His speed creates a lot of opportunities for this offense.
     
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    I missed the first quarter so don't know where Sternberger was but I think he should be using the middle of the field...not the sidelines.
     
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    If MVS can keep it up GB should be okay. That's a big if though.

    TE is a different story. Jace has looked unplayable so far. Tonyan might need to be the guy for us.
     
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    Sounds like a lot of people think we are in good shape at WR/TE. Not to sound like a Debbie Downer, but the Packers have faced a couple of pretty young and/or banged up secondary's in the first 2 weeks of the season. I'm going to wait a few more games, especially when facing top defenses to make my conclusions on just how good our Receiving group and our offense is.

    Right now the most concerning thing for me are all the dropped passes, pretty much the same issue the Packers had last season. MVS in week one and Sternberger's 2 drops on easy catches yesterday has to get cleaned up.
     
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    they have plenty of guys to catch the ball. more importantly an offense designed to use them all...and a QB who can get it to them. they have make the catches, the o-line's depth has to hold up, and the ball has to be on time and on point. i feel great about all of it.
     
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    Sternberger has been awful.

    I'm very disappointed.
     
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    I mean, MVS toasted the #3 overall pick in the draft. I don't care if he's a rookie, he's not a bad player. Young, yes. Bad? No.
     
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    I don’t know if that’s completely true, Gute said they had WRs rated really highly but just weren’t able to grab one, he didn’t think adding a late rounder would’ve helped much. Plus they did sign Funchess in free agency, so they were actively trying to improve the wr corps, unfortunately Funchess opted out of the season.
     
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    it wasn't just late rounders, after round 1 they didn't feel many of those guys added anything more than what they had.
     
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    He is a dangerous deep threat. Opponents are going to have to provide deep safety help if they keep connecting. Should make the opposite side hash to deep middle vulnerable to exploitation by Adams, Jones and Tonyan.
     
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    Going to fix this for you..... "they have to make the catches"

    I would also add that as they face better defenses/secondary's, they will need to get open. I don't really consider the Vikings or Lions as good tests of our receivers abilities, more a confirmation that Rodgers is still playing at a high level.
     
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    I didn't see him catch the ball once. And it looked to me that Rodgers was getting frustrated with him. He better fix whatever the problem is or there is no point putting him on the field cuz Rodgers won't throw to him.
     
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    A lot of people, including myself, wondered if WR wasn't as much a point of emphasis as we all expected because the WR position wouldn't be featured as much in the offense. Through two weeks, that appears to be true. They've used a lot of 21, 12, 22, and 13 personnel.
     

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