Our distaste for Richard Rodgers, AKA DickRodge, is well-documented.
The guy is pretty simply, awful.
We’ve made much of the fact that he’s somehow only averaging 7.3 yards per catch this season. If you take all NFL tight ends with 10 or more receptions at this point in the season, that yards per catch average ranks Rodgers at No. 53.
So you could say that DickRodge is only the 53rd best tight end in the NFL. And that might be a stretch.
You could also say he’s the second-worst tight in the NFL, since only one guy with at least 10 receptions has a lower yards per catch average. That honor goes to Oakland’s Lee Smith, who currently has 10 catches for just 48 yards.
Rodgers couldn’t break a tackle or gain separation if he were being covered by a statue.
So this made us laugh and cringe all at once.
— Eye In The Sky (@The_Green_Gold) December 1, 2015
It’s a credit to Aaron Rodgers that he delivered that ball into such a small window. He obviously had to throw outside, since DickRodge created zero separation.
Look at that route again. He may as well have just given up before he even made the cut.
Who did DickRodge think he was faking out with that stutter step?
What a joke.
Here’s the even bigger joke.
Rodgers played at 245 at Cal. The Packers have him listed at 257, but we’ve heard he’s closer to 270.
The idea here is that Rodgers needed to put on weight so he didn’t get consistently manhandled when he’s attempting to block. He’s still not a very good blocker, but he wasn’t going to block your grandpa Joe at 245.
Well, you can see how slow he is with the added weight.
So basically, Big Ted drafted a guy to play tight end who can’t block at his optimal weight and can’t run at the heavier weight the Packers want him at.
That was some good thinking, guys!
Yep, the more you watch the video the slower it is, thanks Monty. Do you laugh or cry. You think moving Kuhn to tight end would be an improvement?
Choosing to cry… I can’t laugh at that fat tub any more.
I call him Richard Faggat Rodgers. The guy’s route running is fucken horrible. Even Troy aikman pointed that out.
Two words, Colt Lyrela
They would have an impact TE with Colt Lyerla. It would cost them nothing to bring him in.
There are no great options on the street including Colt, whom I will add is a known quitter. He quit on his college team. As a player you do not quit on a team and team mates mid season! Even grade schoolers know that.
At tightend there is Perillo, Quarless, Rodgers, and maybe Henry Mitchell, (speed! Blocking?) if they want to bring him off the practice squad. Not many other options wandering the streets that know the Packer offense.
Yes but did we exactly give him a chance in GB? Dude got injured and then cut so we don’t know how exactly how good or bad he is. Maybe he did quit on his college team but does that necessary mean he would do it again? Most logical people would say “He quit once so he would again” but those people forget to factor in that it would be his JOB to play, meaning he gets paid for it. Really what would we have to lose if we had him in for a tryout?
So, what is the deal with Perillo?
There it is again! Colt Lyerla! Lol. Colt Lyerla plays rugby. In America. Not CFL, not on anybody’s NFL roster, not on a practice squad. Nope. Nobody wants him at all. But the TP commentariat wants the Packers to take him. That’s a terrible idea, and it’s obvious.
If I was your GM, you’d have Travis Kelce and Owen Daniels.
He was not the first option. It’s just a delayed route so he can be the checkdown if he does not have to do blitz pickup. He did his job. Our receivers can’t get open so AR has to dump to him. The only receiver not hurt is Janis and since they don’t let Janis catch the ball, our receivers can’t run or catch.
Richard Rodgers offered this in his defense:
“I might be slow, but I sure am fat.”
When Perillo gets on the field, gets open and makes plays it says two things: 1) Richard Rodgers is horrible 2) it validates that the real problem with the offense is the receivers not getting open
Can we please let the lyerla thing die? Jesus. This isn’t a case of the packers being ignorant. The fact he isn’t even on an nfl practice squad is pretty telling
This roster is stacked with quitters, so I doubt that’s the reason. They are avoiding Lyerla because of the legal issues, most likely
Following Richard Rogers catch vs the Lions last night from Aaron Rogers, saving the Packers’ season, you might want to pull this article!
8 catches, 146 yds, season-saving TD catch.
Bring back Lyerla!!!! -Packers fans