You are not logged in. Join Free! | Log In Thank you!    

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

4 Pages123>»
Share
Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline nerdmann  
#1 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 7:57:34 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Posts: 6,515
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,106
Applause Received: 470

PFT

Quote:
During a separate appearance on PFT Live, Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland suggested that other players acquired before Jimmy Haslam bought the team could be available, including receiver Josh Gordon, receiver Greg Little, and left tackle Joe Thomas.
“Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don't do things right once in a while…you do them right all the time.”
Sponsor
Online DakotaT  
#2 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 8:16:58 PM(UTC)
DakotaT

Rank: Super Bowl MVP

Posts: 6,969
Joined: 8/18/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 568
Applause Received: 1,190

Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post


Do you think they'd take next years first, Bulaga, and case of Miller?

I don't remember the year the Browns got a team back, but shouldn't their rebuilding have been completed by now? That organization is an embarrassment.
UserPostedImage
Offline texaspackerbacker  
#3 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 9:13:03 PM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

United States
Posts: 2,375
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas

Applause Given: 349
Applause Received: 210

This seems like the kind of situation Ted Thompson just tunes out of - case closed. I would absolutely love for the Packers to get Joe Thomas for a reasonable price, but I really don't think it is gonna happen. It would be an absolute damn shame if some other team needing O Line help got him - the Bears for example.
Expressing the Good Normal Views of Good Normal Americans.
If Anything I Say Smacks of Extremism, Please Tell Me EXACTLY What.
Offline Yerko  
#4 Posted : Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:31:16 PM(UTC)
Yerko

Rank: 2nd Round Draft Pick

Posts: 1,849
Joined: 10/15/2008(UTC)
Location: Chicago, IL

Applause Given: 108
Applause Received: 197

I'm split on this because I know Joe Thomas is one helluva a left tackle and it would be nice having him on the Packers but then I realize Ted is in charge and it will never happen and for some reason, I become okay with that. Shrug

I just tried talking myself into believing that. NOPE.
I'd trade my 1st round for him. I'm tired of the games on the offensive line and just the thought of Thomas and Sitton together is incredible...an incredible dream.
UserPostedImage
Offline musccy  
#5 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 4:52:35 AM(UTC)
musccy

Rank: 2nd Round Draft Pick

Posts: 1,829
Joined: 5/7/2009(UTC)

Applause Given: 122
Applause Received: 114

Originally Posted by: Yerko Go to Quoted Post
I'm split on this because I know Joe Thomas is one helluva a left tackle and it would be nice having him on the Packers but then I realize Ted is in charge and it will never happen and for some reason, I become okay with that. Shrug

I just tried talking myself into believing that. NOPE.
I'd trade my 1st round for him. I'm tired of the games on the offensive line and just the thought of Thomas and Sitton together is incredible...an incredible dream.


I was wavering about if I'd want to use a 1st for him and as I read through your post, my thought process was we could use that first on potential and end up with a Sherrod or Harrell, or obtain a guarantee for that pick, since we know Thomas can excel in the NFL.

With that said, as you and others mentioned it just isn't going to happen with Ted, which I too have become content with.
Offline Since69  
#6 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 4:57:10 AM(UTC)
Since69

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

Posts: 1,133
Joined: 11/2/2006(UTC)

Applause Given: 82
Applause Received: 81

Ted, we've had a love/hate relationship for years now. Every piece of advice I've offered, every suggestion I've screamed at the TV on draft day, has fallen on your competent, but deaf, ears.

Listen to me now.

Joe Thomas is supremely talented and as Packer People-ish as they come. Go get him. If there's even a chance that he's available, and you're serious about keeping Aaron upright (and bringing home another championship), you need to break out of your comfort zone (like you did with Woodson) and make Cleveland an offer they can't refuse TODAY.
UserPostedImage
thanks Post received 2 applause.
texaspackerbacker on 9/20/2013(UTC), play2win on 9/20/2013(UTC)
Offline Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 5:25:18 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool

Rank: Legend

United States
Posts: 25,223
Joined: 10/13/2006(UTC)
Location: Green Bay, WI

Applause Given: 1,740
Applause Received: 1,790

I don't believe Ted Thompson has every signed, traded for, or anything a Wisconsin Badger.

UserPostedImage
Click here and find the LATEST Packers News!
thanks Post received 2 applause.
Pack93z on 9/20/2013(UTC), gotarace on 9/20/2013(UTC)
Offline steveishere  
#8 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 5:29:23 AM(UTC)
steveishere

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

Posts: 1,239
Joined: 7/28/2012(UTC)

Applause Given: 27
Applause Received: 599

I don't see it. Cleveland most likely is looking to get a franchise QB next year. They aren't going to get rid of their LT and leave a giant hole in their line for their rookie QB.
Online mi_keys  
#9 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 5:52:26 AM(UTC)
mi_keys

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

Posts: 1,311
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 140
Applause Received: 216

Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
I don't believe Ted Thompson has every signed, traded for, or anything a Wisconsin Badger.


Didn't we just sign Scott Tolzien at the end of roster cutdowns?
Born and bred a cheesehead
thanks Post received 1 applause.
Zero2Cool on 9/20/2013(UTC)
Offline olds70supreme  
#10 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 6:24:32 AM(UTC)
olds70supreme

Rank: 6th Round Draft Pick

Posts: 187
Joined: 8/10/2009(UTC)

Applause Given: 16
Applause Received: 35

On top of all that, the Packers already have enough tough salary cap decisions to make, adding an excellent player like Joe Thomas isn't going to help that.
blank
Offline Pack93z  
#11 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 6:42:56 AM(UTC)
Pack93z

Rank: Hall of Famer

U.S. Minor Islands
Posts: 12,603
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin

Applause Given: 353
Applause Received: 936

Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
I don't believe Ted Thompson has every signed, traded for, or anything a Wisconsin Badger.


Yes he is a hater... but Scott Tolzien is on the roster currently.. practice squad.


The only concern here would be.. salary cap constraints with a blue chip left tackle like this at this time in his spot in his career. What impact would that have on resigning players like James Jones, Finley, Raji.. etc.
The wolves will never lose sleep over the feelings of the sheep.

UserPostedImage
Offline wpr  
#12 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 6:57:51 AM(UTC)
wpr

Rank: Hall of Famer

United States
Posts: 11,866
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 2,405
Applause Received: 1,192

Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
I don't believe Ted Thompson has every signed, traded for, or anything a Wisconsin Badger.


I was wondering that too.

Like others have said, salary cap crunch issues ahead as well.
"You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em." Chesty Puller



UserPostedImage

Offline Since69  
#13 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 9:51:15 AM(UTC)
Since69

Rank: 3rd Round Draft Pick

Posts: 1,133
Joined: 11/2/2006(UTC)

Applause Given: 82
Applause Received: 81

Originally Posted by: Pack93z Go to Quoted Post

The only concern here would be.. salary cap constraints with a blue chip left tackle like this at this time in his spot in his career. What impact would that have on resigning players like James Jones, Finley, Raji.. etc.



Left Tackle is the second most important position on the team. If talent is available I say go out and get it and worry about the money later. I'd rather pay Joe Thomas than some rookie running back...
UserPostedImage
Offline dhazer  
#14 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 9:53:30 AM(UTC)
dhazer

Rank: Pro Bowl

Posts: 3,875
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 43
Applause Received: 174

I brought this up in another thread and said give our 1st seeing it would be late 20's, but i don't see Ted Thompson doing this after all h drafted the guys on the line or found them on the waiver wire and thats how he likes it.
UserPostedImage

Just Imagine this for the next 6-9 years. What a ride it will be :)
Offline texaspackerbacker  
#15 Posted : Friday, September 20, 2013 10:07:27 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker

Rank: 1st Round Draft Pick

United States
Posts: 2,375
Joined: 3/4/2013(UTC)
Location: Texas

Applause Given: 349
Applause Received: 210

Cap issues can almost always be worked out. My best solution would be skip trying to re-sign Raji, but I know some have a higher opinion of Raji than I do. The most probable way would include a re-structuring with Aaron Rodgers.

Right now this is all smoke generated by fans, but hopefully Ted Thompson gives this a good try even if it cost more than just a first round pick. I'm not holding my breath, though.
Expressing the Good Normal Views of Good Normal Americans.
If Anything I Say Smacks of Extremism, Please Tell Me EXACTLY What.
Users browsing this topic
Guest
4 Pages123>»
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Powered by YAF 2.1.0 | YAF © 2003-2014, Yet Another Forum.NET
This page was generated in 0.392 seconds.