Packers, Vikings have similar injury issues with their top guys

There are 20 comments on the LombardiAve story from Aug 11, 2013, titled Packers, Vikings have similar injury issues with their top guys. In it, LombardiAve reports that:

Both teams went defensive line in last April's NFL Draft - the Vikings taking defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd with the 23rd pick and the Packers following suit with the selection of defensive end Datone Jones at number 26. While it appears at this point that Floyd is the least injured of the two, Jones's injury is unknown because nobody's talking.

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GBPmies

Finland

#61 Aug 22, 2013
viking nation wrote:
I was looking at ESPN the other day & one of the reporters was saying how Jennings walked up to him & started talking about Ponder. Saying how he thinks Ponder is only in his third year & should still get a break being he is still learning to read defense & how Aaron Rodgers was able to sit for his first three years in the NFL & learn to read the defenses he will see the next year & also said Rodgers 4th year the team stil was 6 & 10 But Rodgers did look good even if the teams record wasn't. He also said Rodgers is a great quarterback But also thinks Ponder can be as good. The reporter also said He didn't walk up to Jennings & ask him about Ponder That it was Jennings that wanted to tell him what he thought of Ponder. For now anyway Jennings thinks a lot of Ponder to go off way like he did with this reporter. Now what happens If Jennings isn't getting his touchies I guess we will have to hold out to that happens But for now he likes Ponder & speaks highly of him.)
I found it very very strange that the last performance by the vikings starting offense was just passed off as if it was no big deal. Just because they didn’t have AD does not mean they should be so inept on offense and that it makes it ok. If a starting RB is that important then they should drastically reconsider all other play making positions. It is like they find it acceptable to suck if AD is OUT. WTF is that all about. They have other players who should pick it up if he is not there.
“I was saying,‘Oh, my gosh, what are we doing?’ ” Jennings said.“Like, we are struggling. And then I saw this guy on the sideline that had this 28 jersey on and he wasn’t dressed and I’m like,‘Oh yeah, I forgot. We don’t have a big part of our offense out here, who draws a lot of attention.’ ”–Greg J
So what is he saying here?“Sorry we cannot do jack shit unless AD comes in and gives all single coverage”? What type of pussy mentality is that? Is there QB and WRs that bad?
GBPfan

Colorado Springs, CO

#62 Aug 22, 2013
GBPmies wrote:
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I found it very very strange that the last performance by the vikings starting offense was just passed off as if it was no big deal. Just because they didn’t have AD does not mean they should be so inept on offense and that it makes it ok. If a starting RB is that important then they should drastically reconsider all other play making positions. It is like they find it acceptable to suck if AD is OUT. WTF is that all about. They have other players who should pick it up if he is not there.
“I was saying,‘Oh, my gosh, what are we doing?’&#8201;” Jennings said.“Like, we are struggling. And then I saw this guy on the sideline that had this 28 jersey on and he wasn’t dressed and I’m like,‘Oh yeah, I forgot. We don’t have a big part of our offense out here, who draws a lot of attention.’&#8201;”–Greg J
So what is he saying here?“Sorry we cannot do jack shit unless AD comes in and gives all single coverage”? What type of pussy mentality is that? Is there QB and WRs that bad?
Doesn't everybody know that the Vikings were (offensively) a two person team? Now that Harvin is gone, they are a one person team. Jennings is simply stating the obvious.

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#63 Aug 22, 2013
GBPmies wrote:
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I found it very very strange that the last performance by the vikings starting offense was just passed off as if it was no big deal. Just because they didn’t have AD does not mean they should be so inept on offense and that it makes it ok. If a starting RB is that important then they should drastically reconsider all other play making positions. It is like they find it acceptable to suck if AD is OUT. WTF is that all about. They have other players who should pick it up if he is not there.
“I was saying,‘Oh, my gosh, what are we doing?’&#8201;” Jennings said.“Like, we are struggling. And then I saw this guy on the sideline that had this 28 jersey on and he wasn’t dressed and I’m like,‘Oh yeah, I forgot. We don’t have a big part of our offense out here, who draws a lot of attention.’&#8201;”–Greg J
So what is he saying here?“Sorry we cannot do jack shit unless AD comes in and gives all single coverage”? What type of pussy mentality is that? Is there QB and WRs that bad?
Thats not acceptable to me either.We didnt play a good 6 series thats for sure.The truth is the Bills through something at us we werent prepared for but using Peterson as an excuse isnt acceptable.On the other hand its not the end of the world and I believe the offense is better than that and the starters only played 6 series.I think if the Packers didnt have Rodgers in they would use that as an excuse.
viking nation

Madera, CA

#64 Aug 22, 2013
GBPmies wrote:
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I found it very very strange that the last performance by the vikings starting offense was just passed off as if it was no big deal. Just because they didn’t have AD does not mean they should be so inept on offense and that it makes it ok. If a starting RB is that important then they should drastically reconsider all other play making positions. It is like they find it acceptable to suck if AD is OUT. WTF is that all about. They have other players who should pick it up if he is not there.
“I was saying,‘Oh, my gosh, what are we doing?’&#8201;” Jennings said.“Like, we are struggling. And then I saw this guy on the sideline that had this 28 jersey on and he wasn’t dressed and I’m like,‘Oh yeah, I forgot. We don’t have a big part of our offense out here, who draws a lot of attention.’&#8201;”–Greg J
So what is he saying here?“Sorry we cannot do jack shit unless AD comes in and gives all single coverage”? What type of pussy mentality is that? Is there QB and WRs that bad?
I thought it was a big deal I posted the Vikes front line blocking looked like a high school team out there. & that Ponder after playing teams like the 49ers & Seahawks & Texans that also have a exotic defense he shouldn't be getting confused. Your right the Vikes should still be able to play without Peterson. You know how good Jennings is & Patterson I think is also pretty good along with Wright so it's not the Vikes receivers It was Ponder being confused & the front line I myself don't think there is any excuses for their play in that game. I blame the coaches for not having his front line ready & Ponder for not being able to read the Bills defense after playing the teams he played last season, there is no excuse.
Mister Pack

Rochester, MN

#65 Aug 23, 2013
GBPmies wrote:
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I found it very very strange that the last performance by the vikings starting offense was just passed off as if it was no big deal. Just because they didn’t have AD does not mean they should be so inept on offense and that it makes it ok. If a starting RB is that important then they should drastically reconsider all other play making positions. It is like they find it acceptable to suck if AD is OUT. WTF is that all about. They have other players who should pick it up if he is not there.
“I was saying,‘Oh, my gosh, what are we doing?’&#8201;” Jennings said.“Like, we are struggling. And then I saw this guy on the sideline that had this 28 jersey on and he wasn’t dressed and I’m like,‘Oh yeah, I forgot. We don’t have a big part of our offense out here, who draws a lot of attention.’&#8201;”–Greg J
So what is he saying here?“Sorry we cannot do jack shit unless AD comes in and gives all single coverage”? What type of pussy mentality is that? Is there QB and WRs that bad?
The Packers would be 3-13 at best without their single best player.
GBPfan

Colorado Springs, CO

#66 Aug 23, 2013
Mister Pack wrote:
<quoted text> The Packers would be 3-13 at best without their single best player.
We would still be better than the Vikings. ROFLMAO

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#67 Aug 23, 2013
GBPfan wrote:
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We would still be better than the Vikings. ROFLMAO
After the way you played against Seattle tonight youre looking at 8-8 maybe or worse.ROFLMAO
GBPfan

Colorado Springs, CO

#68 Aug 23, 2013
Bleeds Purple wrote:
<quoted text>After the way you played against Seattle tonight youre looking at 8-8 maybe or worse.ROFLMAO
Please stop putting your stupidity on display. I'm asking on behalf of any family or friends you may have, because it's obvious YOU don't care.
viking nation

Madera, CA

#69 Aug 23, 2013
Mister Pack wrote:
<quoted text> The Packers would be 3-13 at best without their single best player.
True without Rodgers the Packers would suck. With this front line that the coaches refuse to improve, It's only a matter of time on when Rodgers goes down... VIKINGS HO!
Laughing Bear Fan

Denver, CO

#70 Aug 26, 2013
viking nation wrote:
<quoted text>True without Rodgers the Packers would suck. With this front line that the coaches refuse to improve, It's only a matter of time on when Rodgers goes down... VIKINGS HO!
Without Rogers the packers WOULD SUCK EVEN MORE.....
GBPfan

Colorado Springs, CO

#71 Aug 26, 2013
Laughing Bear Fan wrote:
<quoted text>Without Rogers the packers WOULD SUCK EVEN MORE.....
Of course, everybody knows Rodgers is irreplaceable. WITH Jay Cutler the Bears suck even more! I'm kinda jealous of the teams with QBs that can be lost and the team could actually improve.
Laughing Bear Fan

Denver, CO

#72 Aug 26, 2013
GBPfan wrote:
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Of course, everybody knows Rodgers is irreplaceable.
What?
Cutler replaced Rogers with a female hoe.
Cuntler & Rogers WERE inseparable...not anymore
eric

Monroe, WI

#73 Aug 26, 2013
Couldnt that be said for almost every NFL team?( if they lose their starting qb, they would suck or fall back) Maybe the NYJ would be the exception but.
Teacher

Cypress, CA

#74 Aug 26, 2013
Overheard some guys talking about how great Matt Flynn was when he had Aaron Rodgers receivers. Made me put 2 and 2 together and put Rodgers on game watch for this year. Reason...even Rodgers doesn't have the same receivers he had when Flynn was his backup. He got pummeled last year and had a drop off. May need to rethink Rodgers as the new Brady. This year should tell us a lot.
TNS

Cypress, CA

#75 Aug 26, 2013
The drop off was only slight. And a drop off by Rodgers is still better than over 28 of the 32 QBs in the league. Packers problem will be a combination of protection and receivers getting separation. Mostly protection. Good thing Rodgers can run, but for how long will depend on how often and how hard he gets hit. Should have drafted linemen to keep the franchise safe.
TNS

Cypress, CA

#76 Aug 26, 2013
Even if Rodgers doesn't have the best stats, and they are close, I see him as the best QB. My test for the best is who would I trade him for -nobody. For one game Brady maybe, depending on opponent Brees maybe but that's about it. His value long term is the leagues highest. About the same as the entire Jaguars and Jets teams (foolish comment to make a point, although some may agree). He is that valuable. Without Rodgers Packers are just an average team if that. 49ers, Seahawks and Broncos could win it all without good QBs their defenses are so good. Maybe Falcons and Texans too. But we will see. That's why they play the games. That and for the money. :)
viking nation

Madera, CA

#77 Aug 26, 2013
Teacher wrote:
Overheard some guys talking about how great Matt Flynn was when he had Aaron Rodgers receivers. Made me put 2 and 2 together and put Rodgers on game watch for this year. Reason...even Rodgers doesn't have the same receivers he had when Flynn was his backup. He got pummeled last year and had a drop off. May need to rethink Rodgers as the new Brady. This year should tell us a lot.
lol Same here I may need to rethink that.
viking nation

Madera, CA

#78 Aug 26, 2013
TNS wrote:
The drop off was only slight. And a drop off by Rodgers is still better than over 28 of the 32 QBs in the league. Packers problem will be a combination of protection and receivers getting separation. Mostly protection. Good thing Rodgers can run, but for how long will depend on how often and how hard he gets hit. Should have drafted linemen to keep the franchise safe.
So you do admit there was a drop off. It's the beginning of a slide. I been trying to tell Packers fans the slide is comming. Thanks for agreeing with me... VIKINGS HO!

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#79 Aug 27, 2013
The injuries are mounting.We really need Floyd to stay healthy now.Losing Kevin Williams is big at this time.Floyd is the heir apparent but it would have been nice to have him learn a little longer.

Since: Jun 10

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#80 Aug 27, 2013
GBPmies wrote:
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I found it very very strange that the last performance by the vikings starting offense was just passed off as if it was no big deal. Just because they didn’t have AD does not mean they should be so inept on offense and that it makes it ok. If a starting RB is that important then they should drastically reconsider all other play making positions. It is like they find it acceptable to suck if AD is OUT. WTF is that all about. They have other players who should pick it up if he is not there.
“I was saying,‘Oh, my gosh, what are we doing?’&#8201;” Jennings said.“Like, we are struggling. And then I saw this guy on the sideline that had this 28 jersey on and he wasn’t dressed and I’m like,‘Oh yeah, I forgot. We don’t have a big part of our offense out here, who draws a lot of attention.’&#8201;”–Greg J
So what is he saying here?“Sorry we cannot do jack shit unless AD comes in and gives all single coverage”? What type of pussy mentality is that? Is there QB and WRs that bad?
Sorry to hear about Harris.Some guys cant get a break.Hope he makes it back next year.

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