Even With NFL’s Offensive Firepower, Defenses Win Championships

Over the last few decades, the NFL has become more of an offensive game. However, just like the old days, defenses still rule the league, at least in recent years. Even with the rule changes to help the offenses, the defenses are still the reason virtually all the champions this decade were able to win. […]

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Packers Taking Defensive Player in Latest Mock Draft

We’ve spent a lot of time this off-season discussing what type of GM Brian Gutekunst will be, as no one really knows until he starts putting his signature on this team. To try and predict what he will do in the draft is nearly impossible. I have been looking over mock draft recently and as […]

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Pack to the Future #69: You’re Fired

The guys decide who to cheer for in Super Bowl LII, which new coordinator will have a bigger impact next season, and whether or not it’s a good idea to bring in Aquib Talib in this week’s coin toss. They play a game of Keep, Cut, and Restructure to help sort out some roster questions, […]

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Mike Pettine to Employ Aggressive Defensive Scheme

Mike McCarthy officially announced his coaching staff yesterday at a press conference. I have recently talked about how defense wins champions and what the importance tasks are on that side of the football for new GM Brian Gutekunst. Ever since it was announced a few weeks ago that the new defensive coordinator would be Mike […]

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The Capers Defense in One Play

Mike Pettine is the Defensive Coordinator and while Packers Nation has rejoiced, some have poured cold water on the hire saying the Packers defensive wows have been caused by a lack of playmakers and that Pettine’s defense is complicated, like Capers’. Both points may are accurate. However, Pettine implemented a completely new defense in Cleveland […]

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Packers Should Utilize a 4-3 Defense

The Green Bay Packers have officially hired a defensive coordinator, ex-Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine. While Pettine is more of a base 3-4 coach, he’s known for using various concepts and looks as a head coach and defensive coordinator. Among those concepts are variations on the traditional 4-3 defense. Pettine defense's have been successful […]

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Packers Therapy #314: The Steely-Eyed Assassin Gets Capped

Ted and Dom are out and so are Chris and Dave for the year. But before fading into the off season, the fellas discuss the upheaval and tumult in the Packers front office and coaching staff. The boys might be back to talk about the changes once things come into focus, but in any case […]

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