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Yes the Giants front 4 are healthy and very good

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by longtimefan, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Bensalama21

    Bensalama21 Ben

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    We have gone into every game this year expecting nothing but touchdowns every drive from the opponent. I'm not afraid of the defense because I know that they won't show up except for maybe a lucky stop here or there. It's the offense that I know that will show up. Rodgers will just have to outscore the Giants.
     
  2. meyerbudNYG

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    thats selective watching. Pretty much everywhere I've heard make predictions has said they wouldn't be surprised if the Giants won but they ar epicking the PAckers
     
  3. Bensalama21

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    Pretty much everyone? 3 of the 4 people on NFL network picked the Giants. The ESPN poll has 65% people picking the Giants to win. Skip Bayless picked the Giants. The only place where more people have picked the Packers is the ESPN analyst poll where 4 of the 5 picked the Packers. Selective watching? No.
     
  4. meyerbudNYG

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    And EVERYBODY on Inside the NFL picked the Packers. Mostly everybody on ESPN has picked the Packers.

    And Skip Bayless picking the Giants further proves my point seeing as how he typically only picks the unfavorable side
     
  5. longtimefan

    longtimefan Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I dont know about that, I seen maybe 3 out of 4 picking Packers just one 3 web sites I looked at now
     
  6. Bensalama21

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    The online ones seem to pick the Packers more, but on the tv where they actually try to explain it they all say they are leaning towards the Giants and so on.
     
  7. longtimefan

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    Doesnt matter...

    I think Packers need to protect Rodgers, or they will lose
     
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  9. AmishMafia

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    As far as print media goes, i think most are predicting Packer victory. Taking a stab, I would say 5-1 ratio of Pack to Giants. Course, I am more likely to read more pro-Packer sources.
     
  10. SanDiegoCheese

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    Just heard Herm Edwards on SportsCenter, he's picking the G-Men. According to him, they will pressure A-Rod all game long + they have their own "elite" QB in Eli = Giants Win :rolleyes:
     
  11. 13 Times Champs

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    Yep, I heard the same thing. I'm sure Theisman is picking the Giants. One thing we all have to remember is the media's proximity to NY.
     
  12. DragonSoul

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    He was, and took about a month off due to a stress fracture, since it takes about a month for the stress fracture to heal.

    When he did comeback he was limited for a game or two. But seems to be back on track.

    He dealt w/this issue in a previous year and was fine when he came back. And the managed him the same way as back then. Let him rest mostly during the week, and then let him play.
     
  13. DragonSoul

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    I felt the same way as you. But I guess you have to look at it 2 ways.
    1) They need to keep it shut if they do not know what they are talking about. Kind of the way you feel.

    2) They can do the research but you are talking about 32 teams (not sure how long it would take, but you would figure with some of these ANALysts they have a lot of resources for them to do so).

    What bothers me the most about the ANALysts, is that for them Perception is Reality since they do not normally do the research they just regurgitate from others. So if one person says it, all the other ANALysts pick it up and use the same line. For Example I remember Sapp saying on NFLN how the Steelers were old and slow. All of a sudden you heard it on many networks from many ANALysts, the same week and at times in the same exact language. It was really pitiful.

    I did not realize till the other day that you guys do allow the most passing yards in history this year. Yet you lead the NFL in turnovers. Saw that on one of the networks.

    So while you allow the yards ( I feel its a BS stat, would you rather give up 400 yards or 40 pts in a game? I will take 400 yards) you are very opportunistic. Plus many teams play from behind so its kind of a no brainer the Pack will allow more yards, but in that way you also lead the league in turnovers.
     
  14. DragonSoul

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    Actually many are picking the pack (with few exceptions) but there back up is. I won't be surprised if the Giants win. Love how they try to cover both sides. Be a Man/Woman and pick one, your reason for it, and move on.
     
  15. longtimefan

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    Some of your fellow fans dont feel this way..They make threads gloating that Pack gave up the most yards..Go check it out...lol
     
  16. DragonSoul

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    Theisman as most NFC ANALYSTS like Jaws and so forth normally knock the Giants and do not routinely pick em. Usually they pick us, when its a no brainer and people would point and laugh at them.
     
  17. DragonSoul

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    Part of the banter. Same as some are overlooking us for SF or the Saints. Or dismiss some key guys we were missing the game. So I can deal with the Banter if its light hearted, but I also enjoy talking Xs and Os, and having a good debate.

    And the only way those numbers could have an effect on you is, if we do not turn the ball over and we are not playing from more then 10 points behind or a lead. But in general you have to take those stats with a grain of salt, and further research those numbers.

    Thats why I always say stats are great, but need to use them in context. Like our record. We had 13 members on IR, many of our players were in and our all season, and we had the hardest 2nd half schedule. Plus our defense was horrid till we played the Jets. We are headed in the right direction on defense, and I hope it continues. If not it will be another burnout, with whichever QB has the ball last will most likely win the game for his team.
     
  18. meyerbudNYG

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    isn't ESPN in cali now?
     
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    Bristol, Connecticut
     
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    ESPN has become one of the absolute worst places to get any type of unbiased sports opinion. There is almost always some kind of agenda behind what they say. I don't really care who says who is going to win especially from that network.
     
  21. longtimefan

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    I wish I was as confident in the Packers are these Giant fans are
     
  22. Kitten

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    This, I think is the single most important thing for the Packers. Protecting Aaron Rodgers is paramount. It trumps everything. You can argue about every other part of the game, but this is the one thing that I think is irrefutable.
     
  23. 7thFloorRA

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    There is far too much assumption that the Packers are merely transitioning from week 17 to the playoffs. They have known for quite a long time that they will be in the playoffs. I have no idea what MM and Capers are going to unleash on Sunday but it is probably going to be different than the game plans from the regular season. They may run a 4-3 and go double tight end with Ryan Taylor on O.
     
  24. Bensalama21

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    yeah. Nobody really knows until Sunday.
     
  25. DragonSoul

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    Yea but they are trying to ride both sides. Your job is to analyze and pick your choice based on your analytical skills (research).

    I can understand that a commentator can play the fence, as they cannot show favoritism before/during the game, but all others are paid for their professional (word used very very loosely) opinion.
     

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