Cory's Corner: Tim Boyle Has Earned The Job

I've seen and heard arguments.

I know that many people like DeShone Kizer because he's the veteran with real experience, thanks to 15 career starts.

There is value to real-world experience. However, after the preseason, Kizer didn't look like the quarterback that was the trusty veteran. Tim Boyle did.

Kizer looked rattled, confused and overmatched. He didn't have poise and just didn't look the part. Conversely, I was really impressed with Boyle this training camp. Here's a guy that was only active in one game last year and he looks like he belongs.

Many people like Kizer because he has the pedigree. He went to Notre Dame, was picked in the second round and was tabbed as the new hope for the Cleveland Browns. That lasted one season after he went 0-15 as a starter.

Obviously the other argument is this: Does it really matter? Meaning, if Aaron Rodgers misses at least three games due to injury the Packers' season is likely done anyway. And there's credence to that. But, I would bet that Boyle would be able to scratch out at least one, maybe two wins.

I like how the defense has transformed into a ball-hawking unit, how the Packers actually have some depth on the offensive line and how the running backs look fantastic early on.

Boyle has earned the No. 2 job. I would cut Kizer because I would rather have a postitional player elsewhere on the roster. And the reason is simple. Boyle has simply looked the part.

This isn't going to be an easy season for the Packers. It's a transitional year with a new scheme that hasn't had a chance to get its sea legs yet. To make things even easier, it just makes more sense to go with the guy that has the confidence of the rest of the locker room. That's the guy that nobody knows from Eastern Kentucky, not the blue blood from Notre Dame. 

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Cory Jennerjohn is a graduate from UW-Oshkosh and has been in sports media for over 15 years. He was a co-host on "Clubhouse Live" and has also done various radio and TV work as well. He has written for newspapers, magazines and websites. He currently is a columnist for CHTV and also does various podcasts. He recently earned his Masters degree from the University of Iowa. He can be found on Twitter: @Coryjennerjohn

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

August 31, 2019 at 06:41 am

Keep them both for one more year of development. Both very young! See flashes with both. This last game thought Kizer looked improved.

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Barnacle's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:01 am

In a track meet , would you keep an extra fat guy(two instead of one) in the 440 or an extra high speed hurdler?

If two backup quarterbacks have some experience and the one with the most experience is still inadequate, I will put my money on the other guy.

Please keep Boyle and let Kiser find a job where he might be capable.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:42 am

Barnacle,
As fans we are always impatient and we are always excited about the new young player with 'potential '.

If you only keep 1 backup QB and Rodgers goes down now you do not have a backup to the backup and Packers are scrambling. Do not believe there is any one bubble player that has more value for the 53 than having the 3rd QB.

If you cut one it would have to be Boyle with hope's of getting him on PS (very risky). Kizer more experience and more likely to win a game this year. Neither backup QB's cost much and both extremely young with upside. If the Pack can continue to develop them Kizer likely traded prior to rookie contract expiring leaving Boyle as primary backup to Rodgers.

Will vent some here: Why when Packers out of playoffs last year didnt they play Boyle those last 2 or 3 games? As result, Rodgers incurs his 2nd NFL concussion and Boyle has no game experience. Nuts and only hurting Boyle and Packers now. Wont even talk about draft positioning.

Pretty sure round 1 of 2020 will be either a OT, or QB.

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Guam's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:44 am

I don't particularly care which one the Packers choose, but don't keep both. They both have had a year plus with the Packers and neither has been able to clearly out perform the other. Cut one and save a roster spot for a player who might be able to help the team.

Then scour the waiver wire to see if some other team made a mistake and dumped a better backup QB than either Boyle or Kizer.

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Leo Van Groll's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:47 am

Ya, you see a flash with Kizer, then the next 3 throws are in the dirt

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:02 am

I think you have them confused

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TheBigCheeze's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:49 am

NO.....WE DON'T NEED BOTH....ADD ANOTHER ILB.......

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:16 pm

A little surprised with Kizer getting cut but not terribly disappointed. Boyle has been my guy since last pre-season. In many ways cutting Kizer and keeping Boyle eliminates a lot of question marks and allows Boyle to really focus on being the #2 QB. Obviously Gutey is not done with the QB situation. At minimum he has to put one on the PS.

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August 31, 2019 at 06:44 am

Agree completely, I even have faith that behind the #1 offensive line Boyle could actually win games. Throws a nicer ball than Kizer and looks more poised. This is a real test for Gute and MLF.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:26 am

Couldn’t disagree more. Boyle remains a prospect needing a lot of work. I couldn’t give a rats behind for Kizer’s pedigree. In fact I was a Boyle fan last year, but the fact is that he is not close to being consistent enough to hold a game. He alternates from poor to decent and then back. On merit and skill, while he looks decisive, he is some way behind being able to do some of the things Kizer does.

If they can trade Kizer great. If Boyle is our number 2, We are in real trouble. Could he be in a year or two? Possibly, but this year he better be QB3 at best, and I think he would get through to the PS.

And that’s the point: Boyle has not earned the spot if Kuzer is traded, he would have inherited it by default. That isn’t good enough. So who comes in? Boyle would have to be kept on the active while that QB acclimated. That takes a spot away that I’d rather use elsewhere. Hope sny trade for Kizer is an upgrade. Hope we aren’t just keeping 3 QBs because we are indecisive.

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jannes bjornson's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:31 am

I would make an aggressive move for either Mullens or Beathard from the 49rs in a trade.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:53 am

If we are trading Kizer, who was adequate at best, we absolutely need to bring in someone who is more consistent and able to do more than Boyle. Not sure who that will be, though those have similar system knowledge.

If the trade is for a future pick and we stand pat with Boyle, that will be my first major disagreement with Gute. A quarter of him throwing the ball in the dirt and we lose a game if Rodgers misses time. If we are just keeping 3 then I think we overvalue Boyle and waste a spot I think could contribute more. If a Kizer trade brings a player upgrade, so be it, but then we need a more ready QB2, but at least the use of a spot for third QB would have offsetting value this year.

Boyle was exciting because of potential, he still has a long way to go (as expected) and didn’t get as far as I’d hoped this year even.

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Matt Gonzales's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:54 am

Not sure if either of them represent an upgrade, but both Cody Kessler and Paxton Lynch appear to be on the waiver wire. One will probably get picked up by Indy.

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TheBigCheeze's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:52 am

.....you are full of it......Boyle looks MUCH better than kizer...BE WISER...DUMP KIZER!!!

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:03 am

Try actually watching what they do not just looking at the good and how he looks when throwing.

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GatorJason's picture

September 01, 2019 at 12:26 pm

The most simplistic way to evaluate a QB performance is TD/TO ratio. Rodgers is regarded as one of the best in large part to the number of touchdowns produced versus interceptions. He is elite. Kizer is on the opposite end of the spectrum.
...................Games......TD........Ints......Fumbles.....TD/TO
Rodgers:......165.........338........80..........29............... 3.1/1
Kizer:.............18............11........24...........7.............. 0.35/1

During 2019 Preseason Deshone improved his ratio with 2 TDs and 2 Ints for a ratio of 1/1. That is still far below 2:1 ratio expected for an average NFL starting QB. Boyle led the 2019 Preseason QBs with 6 TDs and no interceptions. Statistically, he won by a mile.

In short, Deshone Kizer's productivity consistently falls well short of what it takes to play winning football. He is not an NFL QB. Boyle is far from being a starting caliber NFL QB but his productivity in 2019 Pre-season shows he knows how to protect the ball and can make TD throws when he is in the Red Zone. Keeping Boyle over Kizer was an easy decision.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:21 am

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COW's picture

August 31, 2019 at 06:51 am

could not care less

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Hematite's picture

August 31, 2019 at 06:57 am

Kizer looks the part but doesn't play the part.
I'm happy that Boyle gets the nod.

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fastmoving's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:32 am

I m, like most of the time, do not agree with Cory. I saw something different and think Kizer has some upside.

Not so sure about Boyle. Saw not much what makes me believe he can play in the NFL someday….. And I have no idea where he looked like a trusty veteran. We must have total different ideas about trusty veterans as well.

And of course nobody knows witch QB (if one at all) has the confidence of the locker room. Dont know how anybody can state that as a fact or something????

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Gort's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:15 am

Witch QB do we burn at the steak?

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Tarynfor12's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:39 am

You meant ' stake ' right.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:24 am

Depends, are you hungry?

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Gort's picture

August 31, 2019 at 03:02 pm

Depends on witch which you burn.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:24 am

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Gort's picture

August 31, 2019 at 03:01 pm

Sarcasm 101
I used the word that I intended.

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Portland Mark's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:21 am

Kizer had a great chance during the last game of the season last year and he led the offense to being shut out at home against the Lions. I can't understand why anyone thinks he he should be Rodgers back up.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:25 am

You do understand that the team was a complete mess by that point and that one game is nit career defining.

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flackcatcher's picture

August 31, 2019 at 05:28 pm

Forget it CW, It's Packertown...

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:21 am

I think Manny Wilkins looks like he has "it" more than Boyle or Kizer. He has that charismatic moxie that says "I NEVER get rattled," which all great QBs have. Boyle flashes that, Kizer has RARELY flashed that, but Wilkins has it ALL THE TIME. He's the guy I want thrown in during an emergency or leading my team through a season. That said, I think you want someone who has some experience behind your starting QB, so I'd take Boyle and Wilkins.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:54 am

Is that based on college, because nothing that I have seen tells me much beyond the fact that he is an athlete with a tendency to scramble? It’s possible they protected him.

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sam1's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:22 am

Boyle all the way! Try and unload Kizer to the Colts, they need a QB! Get something for him if possible!

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stockholder's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:25 am

Give the job to Boyle and quickly replace him as soon as possible. Kizer failed the Browns. He's now failed the Packers. His "all" isn't good enough. He's mentally damaged. His childhood heart was with the Browns. They broke it. The disconnect is there. It takes heart to be a leader. He just hasn't shown it. A knife thrower can throw blindfolded. A good QB can make any throw. Kizer can't throw the same ball twice. We've seen what he can do. Move on.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:05 am

Kizer is younger than Boyle. What he did at the Browns is old. He is just about serviceable. If we can get value in a trade, I’m all for it (was coming next year anyway), but running with Boyle is not going to cut it this year.

There is a reason why, given the general view that neither QB is a season winner, that Kizer is the possible trade candy for a team looking for someone to play now. Cory’s canard about draft is old. Kizer has enough dirty water in Cleveland that that isn’t the reason. They both have enough film.

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WinUSA's picture

September 01, 2019 at 05:33 am

Coldworld.... all your post touting Kizer and how we could trade him... reminds me of what my grandmother use to say: “empty barrels make the most noise!” Kizer is FINALLY gone!!!! The Packers couldn’t even trade for a water boy for the guy. Wake up and smell the roses. He stunk with Cleveland, he stunk with the Packers ... cant wait to see what other team follows your Kizer hype and “takes a flyer” and gives up a roster spot for him! Boyle beat the guy in EVERY stat and deserved the roster spot plain and simple. I’m only to glad I wont have to read your Kizer dribble anymore!!! But don’t feel too bad ... Kizer will be sitting on a beach somewhere drinking pina coladas with the millions that he received for his inadequate football endeavors!!

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wildbill's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:35 am

Used to think Kizer was Hundley 2.0 but it seems Hundley has played better this preseason than Kizer. I still say make Kizer a DB as he is very good at making sure passes aren’t completed

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optimisticfan's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:40 am

I think it comes down to:

1) What are they asking the backup to predominantly do in games?
Such as if they are in to squeak out a game do the calls tend to skew towards more running plays, RPO, screens, slants and basically short to intermediate plays? In that case both have their flaws but I keep seeing Kizer missing screen passes etc in my head (though Boyle misses his fair share too)
Slight edge to Boyle if* he can stay within the system consistently (which is his struggle)

2) If with the 1st OL does that diminish enough Boyle’s issues with moving around the pocket when under pressure/less mobility than Kizer?
Win = Kizer (but hopefully 1st OL helps Boyle and he starts getting rid of the ball when the pocket collapses and he is no longer in preseason and trying to impress and force something to happen)

3) Which is more acceptable boom or bust/ lack of consistency with Boyle? Or Kizer’s tendency to force it or be inaccurate enough to have killer INTs (though Boyle also has a hx of many INTs)? Kizer’s 2 INTs in preseason are not completely on him but he reportedly had some bad ones in practice. I still don’t trust his decision making and working through his options (though did that better has preseason went on)
Tie between Boyle and Kizer

4) Ability to read the defense and work through progressions. Kizer has been more consistent?
So slight edge to Kizer?

5) Ability in the Redzone to get it done. Kizer does not have a good hx here.
win = Boyle

So that’s edges to Boyle = 2, Kizer = 2, and Tie =1

I am slightly for Boyle but let the coaches decide. Lots of practice reps fans have not seen.

(I am not an expert on this so anyone with more knowledge feel free to correct or give alternative view points)

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:01 am

See above, but Boyle is decisive but doesn’t read progressions as well and can’t do things Kizer can and dies regularly. Boyle is much more limited at this point and much more erratic (it’s just that he tries less and tends to ground it more). He played 2 of the worst quarters of QB play here since Harrell and the year of the many QBs, yet all people see us the hard throws that look cool when they work.

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August 31, 2019 at 07:54 am

I prefer Boyle. He shows signs off improvement over last season. Kizer has shown no improvement that I see over the guy that couldn't win a game in 16 tries.

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Bure9620's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:54 am

Really no question here, Boyle passes the eye test compared to Kizer, better pocket presence, more accurate on deep throws (not saying much) and better numbers, he was just better.

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tincada's picture

August 31, 2019 at 07:57 am

Boyle. end of discussion.

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Leo Van Groll's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:08 am

Kizer's knocks coming out of Notre Dame were trouble reading defenses & erratic accuracy caused by a lack of focus in practice & the classroom .........sound familiar?

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Packerfan357's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:18 am

Hey everyone new to the site long time Packer Fan. Let me post a thought of mine. What does everyone think of keeping Manny and cutting ties with Boyle and Kizer and then pick up a cut veteran and sending Manny to PS. How many years do you want to hang onto these guys do you ever think that either one with be the future QB of the Packers. I think ARhas set the bar so high that its going to be difficult of anyone matching it.

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BoCallahan's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:35 am

PF357,
Welcome to the site! You’ll love it.
The problem with your scenario is that we will have a QB2 with 0 knowledge or experience in the system. What if QB1 gets dinged early in the season (like last year). I would hate to see us cut ties with both Kizer & Boyle simultaneously.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:20 am

I don’t really know if Wilkins has nothing or if he just hasn’t been given a chance to show. In games he has had little opportunity, no protection and played with the least favored players with few opportunities to pass.

He remains a mystery to me beyond his athleticism and tendency to scramble, which I expected given his past.

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August 31, 2019 at 10:38 am

Wilkins cannot play yet in the NFL. He just doesn't have the experience. Therefore, he should not be QB2, imo.

If GB keeps Kizer, Boyle should be on the PS, and I can't see keeping two QBs on the PS, so I would cut ties with Wilkins.

If GB dumps Kizer in favor of Boyle, or Boyle gets claimed, then I am fine with Wilkins going on the PS.

If GB signs a QB from another team (or trades for a QB), then GB should try to sneak Boyle onto the PS and parts way with Wilkins and Kizer.

I like the idea of keeping 3 QBs, but can't advocate for it this year.

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LoftKing's picture

August 31, 2019 at 08:37 am

If Rodgers goes down we are screwed either way. Maybe the Colts would trade for one or the other. Let them have their pick of the two. Hopefully next year we draft a QB and an ILB as we have been having issues at both spots for years.

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August 31, 2019 at 08:38 am

Everyone is in agreement if AR goes down the season goes down the drain. It really doesn't matter who the back up QB is unless it's for a short period of time, 3 or 4 games maybe. Can the team win a game or two? The only real chance is a defense that can win close games like Denver or the Ravens of past, we don't have that. This team is still built around Aaron Rodgers and he will determine where it goes the next few years. ML is lucky to have a veteran QB that can run a new system without missing a beat. This is going to be fun people, sit back and enjoy the ride. The best place for the back up QB is holding a clip board or mop up duty, which will be Boyle.

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August 31, 2019 at 10:34 am

Exactly right. If you remember the first Bears game last year, Kizer was amazingly bad, and I see no progression or improvement from last year.

If either of these guys has to play some real minutes to win a game, the TV network should play the sound of a toilet flushing when Kizer or Boyle first comes on the field. Then it becomes a question of which guy isn't going to screw it up with dumb mistakes, so the defense might get lucky and help win it.

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August 31, 2019 at 08:42 am

Let's face it, neither Boyle or Kizer are very good options for your #2. I would keep Kizer, cut Boyle and hope to sign him to the PS, I doubt another team picks him up for their 53 and he would be stupid not to want to stay in the Packer system. Then, shop the waiver wires, if a halfway decent Vet QB is available, sign him and dump Kizer when that QB is ready.

Tired of having a #2 QB that you can't fully rely on and with Rodgers getting older, that could be something we see more and more.

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August 31, 2019 at 08:45 am

It's time to start drafting a QB every year. Develop them behind Rodgers and trade them for more if not needed. Seems like the Packers came up with this concept but haven't done it lately. It's now the Patriots doing it.

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August 31, 2019 at 09:11 am

Next year fits the Rodgers timeline and with the overall progress towards roster and pipeline retooling.

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August 31, 2019 at 09:23 am

Mister McGee! we now have Gutey, no more Ted. We now have MLF, not predictable Mc. nuff said.

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August 31, 2019 at 08:56 am

....get that kid out of Clemson.

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August 31, 2019 at 09:13 am

Wilkins to the practice squad. I think they were hiding him on purpose. I would keep Kizar and release Boyle. I think Kaiser might do well in a system where he doesn’t have to think much. He just needs another year to get the system down. He certainly can throw a pretty ball and run well and just needs a little more practice to get on the same page Now that the receivers will be set. That just takes time and experience. He looks a little jittery when going through the progressions, but I think with time he’ll settle down. Some people say he’s had plenty of time to do that, but he still very young. I say we give it one more year.

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August 31, 2019 at 02:10 pm

Kizer to the PS where he belongs.

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August 31, 2019 at 09:23 am

I dont understand this Boyle obsession. He had a couple nice flashes against 3s and 4s...started with the 2s and just disappeared then showed up again when the 3s came back in. He has shown nothing that leads me to believe he'd be any better with the 1s. He is way too inconsistent. If I'm going with inconsistent I'm sticking with the kid that has actual game experience.

Too many here allow personal bias and emotion cloud their view when the tape shows neither Kizer or Boyle have really won the job. They are both wildly inconsistent. Kizer hasn't done enough to really separate himself and Boyle hasn't done anything to surpass him.

The Dolphins basically have all players except Laremy Tunsil on the block - go trade for Rosen and let him develop behind ARod

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August 31, 2019 at 09:27 am

Boyle has a good looking throwing action. If you just watch the plays where it works, he looks stellar. It is not unless you look at what he doesn’t do and the periods where he is completely lost that one realizes that he is raw material but limited in what he does and in consistency at this point. Still a work in progress. He may be 2 years away from having the toolset, if he fulfills his potential.

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August 31, 2019 at 09:46 am

Boyle has less experience but at least he looks like he has the ability to think on his feet. Kiser doesn’t trust his eyes which causes hesitation which leads to interceptions.
Boyle now, Wilkins to P.S. as he has the most upside of them all, trade Kiser for an ILB or a bag o donuts either or.
That is all...

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Leatherhead's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:50 am

Boyle moves the ball and gets into the end zone. Kizer....not so much.

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August 31, 2019 at 10:34 am

Again, only looking at the good. Neither is going to win enough games to save a season like last year.

The best we can expect is not to lose them. To do that need to utilize all the progressions and play consistently. Boyle does neither. He has had two quarters of nothing but inaccuracy. No team starts that willingly. Moreover, his limited use of the route tree, throw types and touch even in preseason is going to get figured out fast by both starting players and coaches watching film and preparing.

He is just not ready: doesn’t mean his potential has vanished. Forcing him this year might be the worst thing we could do for him.

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Ferrari Driver's picture

August 31, 2019 at 09:51 am

I'll drink to that! Cory you earned the thumbs up in my opinion. Good article.

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Qoojo's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:01 am

My assessment of the backup QB competition resulted in the same conclusion. Boyle wins the backup position. Kizer is cut. Wilkins to PS, or some other newly released QB to PS.

My reasons are

- Neither are good enough
- Neither really displayed moments of "Wow this guy might make it" for me
- When the offense moved the ball with Kizer at QB, it seemed like it was more due to unforced mistakes by defensive scrubs (Penalties or missed defensive assignments that left someone wide open)
- In the Oakland game, Boyle made some good throws to covered WRs. This is the game that got Boyle the job in my book. He threw WRs open or allowed the WR to make a play.

If you read through the comments, you can tell it's a coin flip between the two, because neither is good enough. Thus, in my opinion, the decision is more of a guess on which guy will figure it out and be decent next year, because neither guy is going to win any games this season except against the worst of the worst.

Ideally, Gute can pull rabbit out of the hat, and get an upgrade via trade or the scrap heap of players getting released.

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Leatherhead's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:49 am

Neither is good enough. We could have Lamar Jackson or Dwayne Haskins but we didn’t think backup QB was that important. If Rodgers gets hurt, we have a lost season. We all know this.

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Tundraboy's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:30 am

In an emergency, based purely on who has the ability in a pinch to move the ball I'd say Manny.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:41 am

I’d love to understand why the excitement about Wilkins. I haven’t seen anything suggesting it. Haven’t watched him in college. Haven’t seen anything if him that wasn’t in his scouting reports suggesting an upside as a backup.

Happy to have the reasons why others like him explained?

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LambeauPlain's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:40 am

Kizer lack pocket presence. He panics when his first read is covered.

Boyle at least stands tall and lets receivers develop the play as he goes through his reads.

Unfortunately pocket presence and poise under pressure is not practiced due to no live tackling so the fact Boyle has it and Kizer does not is a big knock on him.

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Coldworld's picture

August 31, 2019 at 10:45 am

Boyle does wait, but he doesn’t yet progress much. Kizer does. I’m not sure I agree. Boyle looks more assertive but only uses a limited range of options, doesn’t have all the throw types and, if pressured or covered, has no out.

That’s not to say Kizer is perfect, but he is decisive, does lead receivers and will throw away. While it’s. It a great compliment, he will manage a game better. That is important.

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Patrick Helms's picture

August 31, 2019 at 02:13 pm

Thankfully Kizer has been cut per cbs sports.

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crayzpackfan's picture

August 31, 2019 at 02:17 pm

I’ve been smoking brisket all day and drinking beer, so I’m a little late here and haven’t read through the posts here. But it looks as though we’re cutting Kizer? If so, it looks like the Queens are gonna cut Kyle Sloter. I know this kid and his family. He’s a gamer. Would love to see GB snap him up for the practice squad and develop him for a couple of years. How do u guys feel about some of the big names out there at ILB available too?

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dobber's picture

August 31, 2019 at 03:14 pm

Me too. Gots some chicken and ribs on there, too. Gonna eat well this weekend!

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crayzpackfan's picture

August 31, 2019 at 03:33 pm

Wish I could post a picture of my burnt ends. Go Pack!!

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Leatherhead's picture

August 31, 2019 at 03:06 pm

We’re cutting Kizer. How do you get a brisket wrapped in those tiny rolling papers.

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August 31, 2019 at 03:36 pm

Pure talent Old School! Pure Talent. After 50 years of life I’ve learned how to tie a few knots. Lol

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splitpea1's picture

August 31, 2019 at 04:18 pm

Sorry to nitpick, but shouldn't the author wait until he sees some evidence in the regular season that "the defense has transformed into a ball-hawking unit?" I don't think Boyle looked like a "trusty veteran," either; rather, more of a question mark with better upside than Kizer. At this point, I still think the Packers have a very tough time winning games without Rodgers. Hopefully we won't find out.

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NJMagic's picture

August 31, 2019 at 05:36 pm

I know we are low on cap space, but wouldn't Hoyer be a great "get"? Boyle is not a real development prospect anyway, Hoyer Not too much $$, real experience...

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OldPacker's picture

August 31, 2019 at 06:09 pm

Hey chill out the QB position is not settled many more moves yet to come ...look for a Vet to be brought in for a look see.. Boyle could go to PS ... Hoyer , Lynch ?? at RB think McCoy should get a close look ...good veteran leadership.. think Cowboys might grab him ??

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Jaypack's picture

September 01, 2019 at 07:01 pm

I give Gute big points here. He gave up a starting defensive back (and now Pro Bowler) for Kizer. He admits his mistake and moves on for the best of the team. Go Pack!

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September 01, 2019 at 07:01 pm

I give Gute big points here. He gave up a starting defensive back (and now Pro Bowler) for Kizer. He admits his mistake and moves on for the best of the team. Go Pack!

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