The Future is Bright for the Green Bay Secondary

The Future is Bright for the Green Bay Secondary: The Green Bay Packers secondary has been rejuvenated by their draft picks of the last two years and hopes that this is the year that they finally become a strength for the team.  The last two drafts have seen the Packers select Kevin King and Josh […]

Areas of Emphasis Key to Defensive Turnaround

In Mike Pettine’s new defense, there will be a number of fluid, moving parts during the pre-snap and play areas of the game. While former DC Don Capers instilled a sense of ferocity, intricate formations and uniqueness into his defensive schemes, Pettine has a better feel on formation concepts and blitz schemes that has stayed […]

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Plenty of Options at Safety to Start Opposite Clinton-Dix

During the draft at pick No. 14, the Green Bay Packers had versatile Florida State safety Derwin James staring them in the face. General Manager decided to trade down and acquire a 2019 first rounder from New Orleans instead of taking the safety. No one really knows how much interest the Packers had in James, […]

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Jeff Janis’s departure could be felt on Special Teams

As if the Packers do not have enough holes on their time already that they need to fill this offseason, add Jeff Janis’s special teams production to that list. Last week Friday, Jeff Janis signed with the Cleveland Browns, adding another former member of the Packers to their team. It is safe to say the […]

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Certain Packer Defenders Need to Make Second-Year Jumps

The 2017 draft class for the Green Bay Packers included nine picks, with all nine currently on the active roster. DeAngelo Yancey and Kofi Amichia spent the entire 2017 season on the practice squad but were recently signed to the 53-man. In order to fill gaps left by lower-than-expected production and free agency departures, certain […]

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Packers Should Target This Versatile Safety in the Draft

Corner is not the only position the Packers need help with in the secondary. Strong safety Morgan Burnett signing with the Steelers last week created another hole in a defensive backfield that already looks like Swiss cheese. Burnett was a jack of all trades with the ability to play linebacker, corner, and safety. Even though […]

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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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