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2020-05-29T13:44:12Z
Michael David Smith wrote:

Packers coach Matt LaFleur is pushing back against the idea that Green Bay was looking for a replacement for Aaron Rodgers in the draft. LaFleur said that the Packers just ended up with Love because he was the best player left on their draft board after some other players were selected, and not because they [more]

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I miss when PFT had more common sense and was purposely comedic... also wish it'd allow people to post complaints, as I've given up trying to post anything their, as 80% of the time they won't allow something to be posted, when talking about the article, instead of the nonsense side debates.

But anyways, on this article, they attempt to point out the flaw in LaFleur's logic, that they simply the other guys they targeted were drafted, so they went with QB Love.... and when they attempted this, they failed, as they attempted to point to the trading up, as they went after him, not that he simply flew to the Packers.

They missed the "targeted" part... which implies, the Packers either had a tier list.or a targeted list and the other guys on that list were taken, leaving just QB Love.... not that he was the only player left as PFT implies LaFleur meant, but that he was the only player left on their targeted list left, and target and get one of them they did.

So despite PFT failed logic, there is no flaw in what LaFleur said. They had certain guys targeted, and traded up and grabbed the guy that hasn't been drafted yet.


PS: No officially word on whom else was on that list, but rumor has it that a couple of WRs were, but they didn't fall like the Packers hoped, and rumor has it that they thought LSU WR, that the Vikings drafted, might of been the guy the Packers thought that would fall and they'd be trying to trade up for.
Blitz
2020-06-13T22:31:40Z
I was watching on You Tube today, "America's Game" 1996-1999 GB Packers. They wanted to draft Favre, but it didn't shake out. The whole draft thing is what makes the team building such an intricate part of a winning combo. I remember when Rodgers just won a ring & GB drafted an Army West Point QB. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronnie_McAda . Rodgers knows the sky is not falling unless he believes it & folds.
Cheesey
2020-06-14T02:20:36Z
Rodgers has plenty on money and one SB ring. I’m sure the only thing he could want is another championship.
Nonstopdrivel
2020-06-14T16:51:11Z
Originally Posted by: Blitz 

I remember when Rodgers just won a ring & GB drafted an Army West Point QB.


You mean Favre, surely?
Zero2Cool
2020-06-15T11:53:32Z
Originally Posted by: Nonstopdrivel 

You mean Favre, surely?



Thinking so. Packers drafted QB Ronnie McAda from Army in 1997 NFL Draft. He was the last selection made that year.
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