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TacomaZAG
01-17-2015, 11:44 AM
Caught this mention in today's Tacoma News Tribune. How many guys can say they played in both the NCAA Tourney S16 and the NFC Championship Game??? The list has to be very short. Can someone please post the link to the article, once a ZAG always a ZAG.................

Good luck Meech, but GO SEAHAWKS!!!

Go ZAGS

DixieZag
01-17-2015, 11:57 AM
Another good question is how many college kids come into football programs focused solely on that position, maybe more physically gifted for the position, and yet don't go anywhere near as far as him, all b/c he outworked them.

A true Zag

KStyles
01-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Here's the link: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2015/01/16/3592097_green-bay-cornerback-started-out.html


Caught this mention in today's Tacoma News Tribune. How many guys can say they played in both the NCAA Tourney S16 and the NFC Championship Game??? The list has to be very short. Can someone please post the link to the article, once a ZAG always a ZAG.................

Good luck Meech, but GO SEAHAWKS!!!

Go ZAGS

Gotta be a short list, I know his teammate Julius Peppers has also done it (he played in the Final Four & Super Bowl). Not sure Meech will be able to say he played in the NFCCG (this year, at least). He will most likely be inactive tomorrow. He was only active for 6 regular season games this year, usually due to others' injuries. Barring a last-second injury, the other 52 have been reported healthy enough to play this week likely leaving Meech as one of the 7 inactive.

gonzagafan62
01-17-2015, 12:57 PM
Antonio agates I think would be on it if you included afc title game

ZagLawGrad
01-17-2015, 12:58 PM
Love Meech. But go Seahawks

lawprof99
01-17-2015, 05:21 PM
And what do they have in common with Meech?

KStyles
01-17-2015, 10:25 PM
And what do they have in common with Meech?

They, along with Hector Cyre, Hal Bross, Roger Ashmore, Dick Flaherty & Gil Skeate all attended GU and played for the Packers.

lawprof99
01-18-2015, 07:06 AM
I'm not the only old guy on here after all. Tony C might have been the best known of the bunch. Too bad Jerry Kramer didn't go to GU

KStyles
01-18-2015, 09:38 AM
I'm not the only old guy on here after all. Tony C might have been the best known of the bunch. Too bad Jerry Kramer didn't go to GU

For sure.

KStyles
01-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Meech not playing today.


The following players have been declared as inactive for Sunday’s NFC Championship game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. The list remains the same from last week’s game against the Dallas Cowboys:
Green Bay PackersGreen Bay Packers
26 RB DuJuan Harris
39 CB Demetri Goodson
54 LB Carl Bradford
72 C Garth Gerhart
80 TE Justin Perillo
83 WR Jeff Janis
99 DT Bruce Gaston

http://blog.packers.com/2015/01/18/nfc-championship-inactives-packers-at-seahawks/?campaign=t150118

SLOZag
04-10-2015, 03:10 PM
A nice update and a great look-ahead for the 2015 season for my favorite Packer:

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/packers-cornerback-demetri-goodson-wants-to-tackle-starting-role-b99478273z1-299280341.html

Lewey
04-26-2015, 08:51 PM
More from JSOnline about Meech during an online chat Q&A with a Packer reporter.


Q: Jason, New Berlin - Hi, Tyler. I really appreciate the work you do. You're a real asset to the JS and its Packers coverage. In your opinion, what's a bigger need: ILB or CB? Arguably, one starter is needed at each position. Clay could always slide inside. We do have Hayward, Hyde, and even Goodson to potentially fill in the gap at CB. If you're Ted Thompson and you have a CB and an ILB sitting on the board at 30, and you like each equally, what position do you go with?
A: Tyler Dunne - Jason: It's close, but probably inside linebacker. At cornerback, there are players in-house who are ready to compete for the starting job right now. Casey Hayward started seven games at right outside corner in 2012, so he's done it before even if his best plays to date have come inside where he can read a QB. Don't totally discount Demetri Goodson yet, either. As you guys might've read a couple weeks back, he's a confident guy who expects to compete for a starting spot. Picked off Aaron Rodgers "six or seven" times on the scout team through the course of the season and faced Jordy Nelson every day. Sounds like he took some major strides behind the scene. Will be very interesting to see how he holds up in training camp.

Q: Matt, West Bend - First, thanks for all of the great work you do giving us all our daily Packer fix! Based on what you've heard from off-season workouts, who do you think is going to make the biggest jump this year for the Packers? I think the Packers need to get something out of Thornton or Bradford this year. Your thoughts?
A: Tyler Dunne - Matt: We discussed him earlier in the chat but I'd probably go with cornerback Demetri Goodson. Only played on special teams as a rookie but has competitiveness, toughness, confidence needed for the position. Might get a chance to start in 2015. There will be a lot of eyes on him through OTA's, minicamp and training camp.

Complete link below, but nothing really more about Meech.
http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/300404671.html

cjm720
04-27-2015, 06:33 AM
More from JSOnline about Meech during an online chat Q&A with a Packer reporter.


Q: Jason, New Berlin - Hi, Tyler. I really appreciate the work you do. You're a real asset to the JS and its Packers coverage. In your opinion, what's a bigger need: ILB or CB? Arguably, one starter is needed at each position. Clay could always slide inside. We do have Hayward, Hyde, and even Goodson to potentially fill in the gap at CB. If you're Ted Thompson and you have a CB and an ILB sitting on the board at 30, and you like each equally, what position do you go with?
A: Tyler Dunne - Jason: It's close, but probably inside linebacker. At cornerback, there are players in-house who are ready to compete for the starting job right now. Casey Hayward started seven games at right outside corner in 2012, so he's done it before even if his best plays to date have come inside where he can read a QB. Don't totally discount Demetri Goodson yet, either. As you guys might've read a couple weeks back, he's a confident guy who expects to compete for a starting spot. Picked off Aaron Rodgers "six or seven" times on the scout team through the course of the season and faced Jordy Nelson every day. Sounds like he took some major strides behind the scene. Will be very interesting to see how he holds up in training camp.

Q: Matt, West Bend - First, thanks for all of the great work you do giving us all our daily Packer fix! Based on what you've heard from off-season workouts, who do you think is going to make the biggest jump this year for the Packers? I think the Packers need to get something out of Thornton or Bradford this year. Your thoughts?
A: Tyler Dunne - Matt: We discussed him earlier in the chat but I'd probably go with cornerback Demetri Goodson. Only played on special teams as a rookie but has competitiveness, toughness, confidence needed for the position. Might get a chance to start in 2015. There will be a lot of eyes on him through OTA's, minicamp and training camp.

Complete link below, but nothing really more about Meech.
http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/300404671.html

Way to go, Meech. Keep at it (except vs. the Seahawks early season).

Lewey
05-02-2015, 07:41 PM
Green Bay lost two cornerbacks to free agency, so it looked like Meech had a great opportunity. Still an opportunity, but he has much more competition as they got cornerbacks in the first and second round. And he'll have competition shooting hoops too in his downtime. One of them took a very similar path to Meech, playing basketball before he converted to football.

From JSOnline
"Yes, the Green Bay Packers drafted another cornerback with experience in Division I basketball. Last year, it was Demetri Goodson, a point guard from Gonzaga. On Friday, in the second round of the National Football League draft, it was Rollins, a 5-foot-11, 195-pounder who played point guard at Miami for four years and then only one year of football"

KStyles
05-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Packers have 7 CBs on the roster ( their first round CB pick is unsigned to make 8, plus 5 safeties as well). It'll be a battle in the secondary for sure, hopefully Meech comes out on the top end.

KStyles
05-29-2015, 08:10 PM
In their first OTA open to the media/public yesterday, Casey Hayward (projected starting CB aside Sam Shields) was out with a foot injury. Meech took his spot with the first team defense. Some of that could be due to his familiarity with the team/system after last season, but it can't be a bad thing.


Second-year cornerback Demetri Goodson lined up with the No. 1 defense with Hayward out.

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/sports/305407831.html

Rest of the offseason schedule:


Organized Team Activities

May 27-29 (May 28 practice open to public)
June 2-4 (June 2 practice open)
June 9-12 (June 10 practice open)

Mandatory Minicamp

June 16-18 (all practices open)

Training Camp

Wednesday, July 29: players report
Thursday, July 30: practice begins

http://www.acmepackingcompany.com/2015/4/2/8336847/packers-offseason-program-2015-dates-for-otas-and-minicamp-announced

KStyles
06-03-2015, 06:39 AM
Nice article from Wes Hodkiewicz this morning.


Demetri Goodson doesn't want to say he was lost.

However, the learning curve was steep for the former Gonzaga point guard-turned-Green Bay Packers cornerback once he arrived at last year's organized team activities. When his position coach, Joe Whitt, shouted directions, sometimes a small panic would overcome the sixth-round pick.

Goodson had questions, but feared raising his hand. He didn't want to draw attention for the wrong reason, especially when sharing a room with veterans like Tramon Williams and Jarrett Bush who knew Dom Capers' defesnive playbook inside and out.

"Coach would tell somebody like a certain thing to do and I'd be like, 'I have no idea what he's talking about,'" Goodson said. "I was scared to say something because I don't want to feel stupid or anything like that."

http://www.packersnews.com/story/sports/nfl/packers/insidersblog/2015/06/03/confident-goodson-eyes-larger-role-in-defense/28403273/

webspinnre
06-03-2015, 12:14 PM
Nice story. Best wishes to Meech.

Lewey
06-25-2015, 11:51 AM
Article discussing the Packers cornerback competition. Lot's of quotes from Meech, who is very confident. Coach says all the young corners, including Meech, have a lot of work to do.


So when the Packers took players at his position 30th and 62nd overall Goodson wasn't too worried, either.

"To me, I'm the most athletic, well one of the most athletic people on this team," Goodson said. "So if I do what I have to do playbook-wise, I'll be able to play."


http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/packers-young-cornerbacks-a-long-way-from-battle-ready-b99524434z1-309413961.html

Lewey
08-03-2015, 09:04 PM
Been watching the Packer cornerback news, and there really hasn't been any positive comments about Meech. Now this comment:

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/training-camp-report-monday-at-a-glance-b99549478z1-320557692.html


THUMBS DOWN

Demetri Goodson, the sixth-round pick GM Ted Thompson kept over Jumal Rolle, a young cornerback competing for the nickel job in Houston, hasn't shown signs he's going to take the step the Packers were hoping in his second season. Goodson, who started out as a point guard at Gonzaga and finished playing football at Baylor, has fallen behind undrafted rookie Ladarius Gunter on the depth chart and was not sharp in a competitive red zone drill. Rookie receiver Ty Montgomery blew by Goodson so quickly that he couldn't even recover on a pass thrown behind the receiver. Randall Cobb also hit him for a slant. First-round pick Damarious Randall and Gunter make similar mistakes, but every practice they make at least one nice play on the ball and show far greater instincts than Goodson. With second-round pick Quinten Rollins returning from a hamstring injury, Goodson has to start showing up or he'll get completely lost in the shuffle.

KStyles
08-08-2015, 11:42 PM
Goodson had a nice breakup on a Tolzien pass at Family Night tonight. He's definitely dropped down the depth chart since Randall/Rollins were drafted, but if he can make some plays, he might make it. Everything I've read about his camp so far doesn't sound good though.

Fingers crossed.

KStyles
08-08-2015, 11:49 PM
-Michael complained last summer when the Packers kept Demetri Goodson over Jumal Rolle. Not because he thought Rolle was anything special, but because he didn’t think Goodson could play cornerback in the National Football League. I’m starting to agree. The former Baylor football* player flashes from time to time, but more often than not he’s having a hard time keeping up with receivers who won’t be around after Labor Day. While Goodson* possesses decent size and speed, he tends to gives up separation at the break point and is often late to find the ball.

http://packersnotes.com/2015/08/defense-will-miss-guion/

*Corrected some factual errors.

KStyles
08-16-2015, 07:19 PM
March didn't travel for the game Thursday, calf injury. Game 2 is next Sunday, 10am PDT on NFLN.

Lewey
08-18-2015, 12:19 PM
Hopefully he's right:

"With Goodson sidelined by a calf injury since Aug. 11, the hard-charging Gunter has passed him by for No. 5. Goodson, however, has special-teams value and enough raw potential to survive as No. 6."

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/picking-packers-final-53-will-be-a-difficult-decision-b99558686z1-322125701.html

KStyles
08-23-2015, 10:46 PM
The following players did not travel for Sunday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field:
Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers
10 WR Javess Blue
39 CB Demetri Goodson
41 DB Kyle Sebetic
52 LB Clay Matthews
53 LB Nick Perry
69 T David Bakhtiari
76 DT Mike Daniels
80 TE Justin Perillo
84 WR Jared Abbrederis


Hopefully he can play next Saturday. Gunter is looking good.

KStyles
08-28-2015, 10:12 PM
He practiced this week, should play tomorrow. Game is on locally (in WI) at 7pm CDT, national replay Sunday morning on NFLN at 6am PDT.

First cuts (from 90 to 75) deadline is Tuesday the 1st at 4 EDT. Game 4 is Thursday at 6 CDT (national replay is September 5th at 5pm PDT on NFLN), final cut (75 to 53) deadline is Saturday the 5th at 4 EDT.



Another roster prediction has Meech making the 53:


DEFENSIVE BACK (11) – Sam Shields, Casey Hayward, Morgan Burnett, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Micah Hyde, Damarious Randall, Quinten Rollins, Sean Richardson, Demetri Goodson, LaDarius Gunter and Chris Banjo

http://packersnotes.com/2015/08/counting-down-to-53/

Wilde's got him on the bubble:


DEFENSIVE BACKS (10)

In: Sam Shields, Casey Hayward, Morgan Burnett, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Micah Hyde, Sean Richardson, Damarious Randall, Quinten Rollins.
Looking good: LaDarius Gunter.
On the bubble: Chris Banjo, Demetri Goodson.
Out: Tay Glover-Wright, Kye Sebetic, Jean Fanor, Ryan White.

Hayward will be the starter opposite Shields, at least on opening day. The two rookie picks, Randall and Rollins, have been impressive when they’ve been on the field, although Gunter has been easily to move impressive surprise player in camp. It’s hard to picture him not making the team at this point. Goodson, who is supposed to be a crucial special-teams player, still struggles in coverage. If he sticks, it’ll be a decision based on special teams more than anything else. Speaking of which, Banjo’s reliable play in that phase could keep him around another year.

http://www.espnwisconsin.com/common/page.php?feed=2&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&id=21351&is_corp=1

KStyles
09-02-2015, 12:39 PM
Michael Cohen on Meech's knee injury which has kept him out this week after practicing last Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & playing Saturday.


The same cornerback rating system that afforded undrafted rookie LaDarius Gunter a chance to work with the starting defense spit out numbers indicating Demetri Goodson was worthy of reward.

Back on the practice field after missing two weeks with a calf injury, Goodson strung together a run of impressive practices that caught the attention of coach Joe Whitt Jr.

"Three days in a row — boom, boom, boom," Whitt said.

But the cusp of a serious audition, Goodson immediately suffered another injury, this time to his knee, and his recent stockpile of success began to crumble.

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/sports/323960751.html

Lewey
09-02-2015, 07:59 PM
He didn't get in to the game until late in the 3rd, but as I watched him he played really well. Had a great tackle where he shot past two potential blockers and really leveled a guy. But doesn't look good when he was out the first two games and now likely the last game.

KStyles
09-03-2015, 09:59 PM
Didn't dress tonight, we'll have to wait until tomorrow or Saturday to see if he makes the initial 53.

KStyles
09-04-2015, 08:53 PM
Bob McGinn on Meech:


Untimely injury: Goodson, who had a raft of injuries in college, shouldn't be worrying about "The Turk" but probably is because he has missed so much time.

After missing two games with a calf injury, Goodson's 20-snap stint against the Eagles possibly marked his best work in a Packers' uniform. It projected him alongside rookies Quinten Rollins, Damarious Randall and LaDarius Gunter, and as possibly the best special-teams player of the group might have given him the inside track for a uniform on Sundays.

Then he came up with a knee injury last week in practice and couldn't play Thursday night.


http://www.jsonline.com/sports/packers/who-will-survive-the-packers-final-cut-b99570627z1-324622821.html

We'll find out tomorrow.

KStyles
09-05-2015, 02:35 PM
Made the 53.


The Green Bay Packers have released the following players:

WR Jared Abbrederis
LB Carl Bradford
RB John Crockett
S Jean Fanor
C Garth Gerhart
CB Tay Glover-Wright
TE Mitchell Henry
RB Rajion Neal
TE Justin Perillo
C/G Andy Phillips
DT Christian Ringo
G Matt Rotheram
LB Joe Thomas
DT Khyri Thornton
LB James Vaughters
T Jeremy Vujnovich
CB Ryan White
WR Ed Williams

The team also waived/injured WR Larry Pinkard and LB Jermauria Rasco. Additionally, DE Letroy Guion and DE Datone Jones were placed on the reserve/suspended list. The transactions were announced Saturday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.

http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-roster-moves/article-1/Packers-reduce-roster-to-53/17b708be-109c-4a48-95ed-f8099d64992a

Lewey
09-05-2015, 06:24 PM
Made the 53.

For now. With two defensive lineman out with suspensions (1 game and 3 games), when they come back the packers will have to make room. Hopefully by then he'll be healthy and be able to show them again how well he's playing.

KStyles
09-05-2015, 10:44 PM
For now. With two defensive lineman out with suspensions (1 game and 3 games), when they come back the packers will have to make room. Hopefully by then he'll be healthy and be able to show them again how well he's playing.

Yeah, I'm guessing Walker gets cut when Datone comes back. When Guion is back, probably between Banjo & Meech.

Lewey
09-06-2015, 07:11 PM
First test tomorrow when we see who the Packers cut in order to sign James Jones.

KStyles
09-06-2015, 11:11 PM
First test tomorrow when we see who the Packers cut in order to sign James Jones.

I'm guessing White, but we'll see. Glad they brought Jones back.

KStyles
09-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Barrington to IR for Datone.

We'll see after next Monday who they cut for Guion.

KStyles
09-20-2015, 08:48 PM
Meech was active today, and got some special teams action. He was active over 2 other DBs, which I think is an indication of his special teams value.

KStyles
09-26-2015, 02:37 PM
Didn't practice at all this week (hamstring), likely out Monday.

KStyles
10-02-2015, 11:19 PM
Didn't practice at all this week (hamstring), likely out Monday.

Same this week, likely out Sunday @SF.

timgozags
10-04-2015, 05:23 PM
wondering why they still keep him

KStyles
10-04-2015, 06:33 PM
wondering why they still keep him

I honestly think they would've released him over Gaston this week, but while he's injured they'd have to reach an injury settlement to let him go.

KStyles
10-08-2015, 09:31 PM
Goodson limited in practice yesterday & today, but sounds like he's making progress.

KStyles
11-01-2015, 05:50 PM
Meech is in on defense tonight, due to injuries in the secondary.

Sunday Night Football on NBC.

KStyles
11-07-2015, 02:18 AM
Meech is in on defense tonight, due to injuries in the secondary.

Sunday Night Football on NBC.

Positive grade by PFF (who watch the all-22 and grade every play)

http://i.imgur.com/H3U29yt.png

webspinnre
01-10-2016, 03:32 PM
Meech is in tonight against WAS.

GonzagasaurusFlex
01-10-2016, 03:39 PM
Yep. Joe Buck just called his name after he made tackle on opening kickoff of 2nd half.

Lewey
01-25-2016, 08:12 PM
Mentioned in the final Packers report card from JSOnline:


Janis (15 tackles) and Demetri Goodson (12) were instrumental in NFL-best punt coverage (4.2). Their aggressiveness as gunners helped Tim Masthay break Jerry Norton's club's record for net punt average (40.2)

sittingon50
01-25-2016, 09:21 PM
Thanks Lewey. Good for Meech.

KStyles
04-08-2016, 12:16 PM
Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein
#Packers announce CB Demetri Goodson has been suspended for first four games for violating NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

KStyles
10-16-2016, 01:19 PM
Meech is back from his suspension and is active today. Starting CB just went down, so he's now playing.

sittingon50
10-30-2016, 12:37 PM
Meech starting @ the Falcons.

KStyles
10-30-2016, 01:30 PM
Meech starting @ the Falcons.

Got beat for the 47 yd td.


He's a decent special teams player but he shouldn't be a starting CB.

sittingon50
10-30-2016, 05:08 PM
[QUOTE=KStyles;1245074]Got beat for the 47 yd td.


Even Aikman said it took a perfect throw. He was right there.

KStyles
10-30-2016, 09:49 PM
[QUOTE=KStyles;1245074]Got beat for the 47 yd td.


Even Aikman said it took a perfect throw. He was right there.


I still don't think he should be a starting CB, but he had a pretty damn good game after that.

sittingon50
11-20-2016, 05:34 PM
Meech gets carted off.

KStyles
11-20-2016, 05:36 PM
Tears from his eyes while being carted off after playing 4th down on punt coverage. Something with his left leg/knee, NBC didn't show the replay. Hoping it seems worse than it is.

Edit: Video: https://twitter.com/TRStanley16/status/800528429552717826

Doesn't look good.

adoptedzag
11-20-2016, 06:25 PM
Tears from his eyes while being carted off after playing 4th down on punt coverage. Something with his left leg/knee, NBC didn't show the replay. Hoping it seems worse than it is.

Edit: Video: https://twitter.com/TRStanley16/status/800528429552717826

Doesn't look good.

Not going to click that link. If the network didn't reply it, it was for a reason.

KStyles
12-03-2016, 12:02 PM
Meech to IR, done for the year.

http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-roster-moves/article-1/Packers-activate-CB-Dorleant-from-IR/459f064e-6fed-47da-bce9-13dae6b9493e?campaign=sf44742548_TW_sf44742548

KStyles
12-01-2017, 07:08 AM
Set to be moved off of the PUP list to the 53 man roster this weekend just over a year after the knee injury above. Might be active Sunday vs. Tampa Bay.

I guess the extent of the injury was "Goodson ruptured his ACL, ripped his MCL, tore the meniscus and dislocated his knee cap."

A good article on his road back: http://www.packersnews.com/story/sports/nfl/packers/2017/11/30/demetri-goodsons-long-road-set-end-return-packers-roster/910923001/

buenaparkzag
12-01-2017, 08:04 AM
Good find, KStyle.
Good article on Meech.
Wanna see him on TV this Sunday.
Go Meech, go!

KStyles
12-03-2017, 01:07 PM
Meech wasn't put on the 53 man roster this week, the Packers have until Wednesday to either put him on the 53 man or put him on IR for the rest of the year.

KStyles
12-06-2017, 01:03 PM
Moved to the active roster today (http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-press-release/article-1/CB-Demetri-Goodson-activated-from-PUP/bd72602b-a699-4231-ac94-ce8739bb5890).

Also, today Packers.com had a similar story (http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-daily-news-story/article-1/Football-comes-full-circle-for-Demetri-Goodson/20252613-4b4d-48ae-86a1-a9c1897ce920) to the one linked above about his journey back.

KStyles
09-01-2018, 09:24 AM
https://i.imgur.com/13QLtIf.png (https://twitter.com/RobDemovsky/status/1035925460117540864)

webspinnre
09-01-2018, 09:30 AM
Bummer. Hopefully he signs on with another team.

northsidezagfan
09-23-2018, 02:33 PM
Workout for the Bills the other day:

https://www.syracuse.com/buffalo-bills/index.ssf/2018/09/david_amerson_tony_lippett_among_seven_players_who _worked_out_for_buffalo_bills.html