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Offline nerdmann  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:50:51 PM(UTC)
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — If JC Tretter can handle the likes of defensive tackles B.J. Raji and Josh Boyd in practice, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy thinks his new starting center will be able to handle anything.

But so far in the first two days of full-pads training camp practices, Raji has proven too much for Tretter to handle.

"If you ever want to get a center ready, B.J. Raji and Josh Boyd are your guys because they definitely present a challenge to covering up a center," McCarthy said after Wednesday's practice.


Is Raji that good? Or is Tretter NOT that good?
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8:54:16 PM(UTC)
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Hell yeah he does. He is only a few practices in. He'll need every single possible rep. He's got Seattle week 1. Good news... He's got great talent around him with our two starting guards.
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#3 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:05:49 AM(UTC)
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again. This is the 2014 version of last year's back up qb debacle, only it could be worse. I've read the same stuff...Raji looks great. He's going against guys who have yet to play a snap of center in the nfl...do you really think he rediscovered himself or the more discouraging news is true?

I like Ted a lot, but I see his gamble at center hamstringing (no pun intended) this year's team. It has disaster written all over it.
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#4 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:30:24 AM(UTC)
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Not writing anything off yet on this decision. Concern is always high when changing centers. Luckily he has Rodgers behind him and Sitton next to him, he has plenty of support there to help get through the growing pains.
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#5 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:45:56 AM(UTC)
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Coaches were pretty high on him last season. It'll be interesting to see if that materializes to anything positive.
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#6 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:46:56 AM(UTC)
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Lol seriously? We're talking about a handful of plays that have happened in 2 practices. I'll wait till I actually see the guy on the field before I make any big judgements.
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#7 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:34:03 AM(UTC)
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The usual in pre-season is that the starters don't get a whole lot of playing time until the 3rd Game.

I'm thinking the O-line is going to need all the reps they can get together before the 1st game of the season.

Hope to see them in the game working with at least the 2nd team for awhile the 1st 2 games.

Not going to get to worried yet, Sitton and Lang are going to be able to help Tretter.

Let's see how he is after they all get a preseason game under their belts.
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#8 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:42:14 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
Lol seriously? We're talking about a handful of plays that have happened in 2 practices. I'll wait till I actually see the guy on the field before I make any big judgements.


Why ya gotta pee in people's cheerios man? We waited MONTHS to have something, anything football related. Let us analyze the crap out of two plays until we get more substance. Dang dude... daaaaang!!
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#9 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:15:27 PM(UTC)
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I need to see him in a game before jumping to conclusions.
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Offline DakotaT  
#10 Posted : Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:33:23 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: porky88 Go to Quoted Post
I need to see him in a game before jumping to conclusions.


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#11 Posted : Friday, August 1, 2014 6:02:54 AM(UTC)
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C JC Tretter decisioned B.J. Raji and Carlos Gray in the one on ones. Later, Josh Sitton called it Tretter's best day of camp.
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#12 Posted : Friday, August 1, 2014 7:05:36 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post


If my max bench was 100 pounds and I max out at 110 today, I had my best day. Still doesn't mean I should be picking any bar fights.

I hope I'm eating crow on this later on, but I'm still really worried about how little experience is at center right now.
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#13 Posted : Friday, August 1, 2014 7:49:46 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: musccy Go to Quoted Post
If my max bench was 100 pounds and I max out at 110 today, I had my best day. Still doesn't mean I should be picking any bar fights.

I hope I'm eating crow on this later on, but I'm still really worried about how little experience is at center right now.


When I saw the actual score of how many times he had been beat in that one on one drill, I was much less concerned.
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#14 Posted : Friday, August 1, 2014 7:56:09 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
When I saw the actual score of how many times he had been beat in that one on one drill, I was much less concerned.


Hm? Is there an article that has a runny tally?
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#15 Posted : Friday, August 1, 2014 3:30:50 PM(UTC)
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Im not saying there shouldnt be some measure of concern because hes a guy we need to play well but going panic mode over 2 practices is a bit premature. He was undefeated last practice in 1 on 1 so should we just assume hes awesome now?
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