2018 Off-Season Wish List Thread

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Now that we have the GM in place what do you want the Packers to do? Who are the free agents you want GB to resign of their own? Who do you want them to go after? Is there anyone in the draft you want them to look at?
 

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On the first day of off-season, my GM have to me an outside lockdown CB

On the second day of off-season my GM gave to me two pass rushers and an outside lockdown CB

On the third day of off-season my GM gave to me three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the fourth day of off-season my GM gave to me four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the fifth day of off-season my GM gave to me FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS
Four D coaches
Three solid linemen
Two pass rushers
And an Outside lockdown CB

On the sixth day of off-season my GM gave to me six DB upgrades, FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS, four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the seventh day of off-season my GM gave to me seven new trainers, six DB upgrades, FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS, four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the eighth day of off-season my GM gave to me an eight TD TE, seven new trainers, six DB upgrades, FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS, four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the ninth day of off-season my GM gave to me nine competent backups, an eight TD TE, seven new trainers, six DB upgrades, FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS, four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the tenth day of off-season my GM gave to me ten sure tacklers, nine competent backups, an eight TD TE, seven new trainers, six DB upgrades, FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS, four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the eleventh day of off-season my GM gave to me eleven season-long starters, ten sure tacklers, nine competent backups, an eight TD TE, seven new trainers, six DB upgrades, FIVE GREAT DRAFT PICKS, four D coaches, three solid linemen, two pass rushers, and an outside lockdown CB.

On the Twelfth Day of Off-season my GM gave to me Twelve Fewer Injuries...
Eleven season-long starters
Ten sure tacklers
Nine competent backups
An eight TD TE
Seven new trainers
Six DB upgrades
FIVE AMAZING PICKS
Four d coaches
Three solid linemen
Two pass rushers
AND AN OUTSIDE LOCKDOWN Cee BEeeE!
 

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I can't really follow Crease's effort, but I'll try.

The free agent list has some help, but I don't know enough about some of those players to say they are great fits. The biggest problem is that I don't see a 3-4 type pass rusher on the list. That's not unexpected at such a premium position.

My 2 takeaways from FA would be a RT and CB. You do have some options there. At RT you have some guys who can help. Maybe a guy like Chris Clark who is likely not part of the plans in Houston. Similarly, at CB you have a number of choices. Maybe a guy like Amukamara if you want to commit to some real money and play for a winner. You also have some older vets out there like Grimes and Joseph who might be available at somewhat more modest numbers.

Then, just go draft the 10 or so best football players you can find regardless of position.
 

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Kinda "eye". My problem with TT was that he didn't do that often enough.

You could predict positions he'd draft early because he'd put himself in a tough position so often. He'd go into the draft down on OTs and there you go - a couple of early OTs. He'd be short CBs and there you go - CBs in the early rounds. Same with S the year he took HHCD.

My problem with TT's drafts were that sometimes he probably passed on a better football player because he'd go into the draft with "needs" and then he'd fill those needs early. I can't really remember the last pick taken in the first couple of rounds that was just a luxury pick, or a true BPA pick.
 

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What I'm not certain about is if Thompson was drafting guys that McCarthy approved, or not? If McCarthy is/was part of the decision making on who they pick, we may be looking at the wrong guy for finger pointing. Coaches can be pretty strong on the "need issue."

We're going to find out in 2018's draft how much clout McCarthy has, and how good of an eye he has for talent. Then we're going to see just how good he and his coaching staff are, at utilizing that talent.

It's going to be a "no excuses season" for him, I'd guess.
 

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I don't feel like drafting was the issue. Ted was as good as anyone in the draft. He had hits and misses. They all do. The issue was filling needs when they arise like when we lost every CB in a 3 week span including your number 1 in Shields and nothing was done to try to fill the gap.
 

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I don't feel like drafting was the issue. Ted was as good as anyone in the draft. He had hits and misses. They all do. The issue was filling needs when they arise like when we lost every CB in a 3 week span including your number 1 in Shields and nothing was done to try to fill the gap.
Actually it was and BG addressed it today. He stated the roster needs to be more competitive than it is...even late in the yr when guys are banged up. He wants it so if your not doing well than the 2 deep guy can come in and take your job. That's not happening with a bunch of UDFA.

To me that statement is reflective on drafting better and getting a higher quality player.
 

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Actually it was and BG addressed it today. He stated the roster needs to be more competitive than it is...even late in the yr when guys are banged up. He wants it so if your not doing well than the 2 deep guy can come in and take your job. That's not happening with a bunch of UDFA.

To me that statement is reflective on drafting better and getting a higher quality player.
Maybe it means that he won't believe in quantity over quality which was he way Ted seemed to go. Maybe he trades some of the 12 picks he will have and make moves up.
 

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Maybe it means that he won't believe in quantity over quality which was he way Ted seemed to go. Maybe he trades some of the 12 picks he will have and make moves up.
Just quoted it in a different thread
Gutekunst's thoughts on #Packers current roster: "I think we have a lot of quality pieces on this team, but there's a lot of work to do as well." He stresses competition at every position, "so nobody feels safe."
 
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