Jake Ryan and Blake Martinez Are Quite the Duo

AJ Hawk and Brad Jones were the last two Packers who resembled any type of “stability” at inside linebacker. In 2013 the two combined for 202 tackles. Numbers defensive coordinator Dom Capers has not seen since. After Jones’ play wilted away and AJ Hawk grew old, the likes of Sam Barrington and Jake Ryan were next in […]

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From The Benches: Combine Results

The boys are back with an all new show after the NFL Combine takes place. The show begins with a discussion on recently released veterans Brad Jones and AJ Hawk. Speculation begins on whether Hawk is a Packers Hall of Famer, and a few parting shots at Jones. Following that the guys discuss whether they […]

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Looking back at the 2006 Green Bay Packers Draft

One year after Ted Thompson set the foundation for the future of the Green Bay Packers, the team hit rock bottom. A 4-12 season marked the worst record since 1991 and the end of the Mike Sherman era. This season truly marked the beginning of Thompson’s Packers. His first move was to hire an unknown […]

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Packers look to add linebacker in the draft

Now that the Packers’ season has come to an end, the front office will be switching gears from winning games to team building.  There will be the inevitable turnover on the roster, and general manager Ted Thompson will start looking to shore up areas of weakness and attempt to make the 2015 version of the […]

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Moneyball and the 2015 Green Bay Packers

As he packed up his locker for the season, a dejected Packers guard Josh Sitton pointed out the obvious that rings true at the end of each season. Each team is different than the one that came before it. As he said in his end of season comments, “It sucks walking in and seeing everybody […]

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Power Ranking the Packers’ Inside Linebackers

After examining the Packers’ offensive line earlier in the week, it’s time to move back to the defensive side of the ball and look at the Packers’ inside linebackers. Possibly the biggest surprise of this year’s draft from a Packers perspective is that they did not draft an inside linebacker. With both Alabama’s CJ Mosley […]

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PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Could Clay Matthews be (part of) the Answer at Inside Linebacker?

I think as a Packers fan it’s natural to think about Super Bowl XLV a lot.  It really was an incredible championship.  With that many players injured Green Bay had no business winning the title.  A lot of people will tell you that all that happened was Aaron Rodgers getting hot for 4 games and […]

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