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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Best Packers Compensatory Picks in the Ted Thompson Era

In what has become an expectation during the reign of Ted Thompson, the Green Bay Packers were awarded a compensatory pick after losing a free agent the year prior. This year, the loss of Casey Hayward to the team formerly known as the San Diego Chargers led the NFL to award the Packers a fifth […]

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Packers’ Defense Shuts Down Raiders in 20-12 Victory

Led by the defense and running game, the Green Bay Packers improved to 2-0 in the preseason after a 20-12 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night. The Green Bay defense forced two turnovers, limited the Raiders to under 200 yards of offense, and gave up just six points—Oakland’s lone touchdown came on a […]

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Packers Depth Chart: Linebackers

Just over a week from training camp and we are almost through the Packers roster. We have covered six different position groups, and we get to one that has a lot of fans polarized: linebackers. With so many questions in the middle of that position, we have a lot to look at. So let’s not […]

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Forecasting Three Storylines leading into the 2016 NFL Season

There are always a few central storylines that exist within the NFL offseason — and each NFL team is a microcosm of intrigue, each filled with its own quirky narratives. Here are three of MANY that will likely take place as the Green Bay Packers approach the 2016 NFL regular season: The Packers will flirt with keeping […]

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Projecting the Roles of Packers’ Rookies: Rounds 4-7

The Green Bay Packers are one of the most effective teams in the league when it comes to drafting players who can have an impact in their rookie season. As discussed last week, the Packers are expecting and hoping for significant impacts from each of their first three draft selections: Kenny Clark, Jason Spriggs, and […]

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Blake Martinez Impressive in OTAs, but Don’t Count out Barrington

ESPN’s Rob Demovsky released an interesting article on Monday wherein he highlights the Green Bay Packers’ fourth round pick Blake Martinez. The rookie inside linebacker has been taking all of the snaps with the no. 1 defense due largely to the vacancy of Sam Barrington who is still recovering from a foot injury suffered last […]

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