Packers need more from “shootout-built” defense

In the Green Bay Packers’ Week 3 showdown against the New Orleans Saints, NBC announcer Cris Collinsworth expressed, “This Packers defense is built for shootouts.” Based on the play of the defense over the last three weeks, it doesn’t seem like this is a compliment. The Packers offense is obliterating defenses on a weekly basis. […]

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Gary ascension is good news for Packers’ defense

In Sunday’s tilt against the Detroit Lions, perhaps the most crucial moment of the game was Chandon Sullivan turning a bad Matthew Stafford pass into a momentum-turning pick-6. From that moment, the Packers defense shook off its lethargy and prevented the Lions from mounting a comeback. It won’t pop up on a stat sheet the […]

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What Packers’ initial depth chart tells us

The Green Bay Packers will play a game of professional football against the Minnesota Vikings this Sunday. Truly a beautiful sight. The team transitioned to a regular-season practice schedule and cut the roster down to 53 this past weekend. While the roster will be in flux as injuries shake out and the practice squad crystallizes, […]

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Jaire Alexander poised for big leap in 2020

Often lost in the offseason haze, especially following a wallop by the San Fransisco 49ers rushing dominance over the team, was just how good the Green Bay Packers’ pass defense was in 2019. The team had been trying to right its last line of defense for years, spending high draft picks to no avail, but […]

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Is a Packers/Mike Daniels reunion possible?

One of many unfortunate side effects of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic as it concerns the NFL is the difficulty in evaluating the health of potential free agents. Look at former Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for a prime example. Newton is only a few years removed from an MVP season and is certainly more talented […]

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BREAKING: Packers select Jonathan Garvin, EDGE, Miami 242nd overall

Analysis:With Kyler Fackrell’s departure in free agency, the Green Bay Packers have an opening at the EDGE4 position. The Packers used their final draft pick on Miami (FL.) edge rusher Jonathan “Spider” Garvin to compete with Tim Williams, Randy Ramsey, and Greg Roberts for that rotational role. Called “Spider” due to his length and athleticism, […]

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LempsTalkinPack: Packers Mock Draft

Chris Lempesis is back with his final pre-draft podcast and in this one, he’s taking over as GM of the Packers. That’s right – he conducted a live seven round mock draft as he recorded the show! Check it out to see which 10 players he selected to be new members of the Green Bay […]

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