Packers’ D Plays Better Than Stat Sheet Shows in Week 2 Tie

The Green Bay Packers endured another thrilling game in Week 2, playing their way to a 29-29 tie with the division rival Minnesota Vikings. But unlike the season opener, few fans (of either team) left feeling particularly good about a game marred by questionable officiating, missed scoring chances, and an admittedly bad 4th quarter collapse […]

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Green Bay Packers Week 2: Studs & Duds

After watching the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings battle to a tie, it is really easy to point fingers at the officials (they were bad), the rules (they are bad), or the opposing team. Instead, I’m going to focus on the Green Bay locker room to see who did the most to lead them […]

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Realistic Contributions from Rookies in 2018, Part 1

So far throughout training camp and the first two preseason games, certain members of the rookie class (Oren Burks, Josh Jackson, J.K. Scott) have impressed, while others either haven’t had enough time to show their roles or haven’t lived up to their potential (yet). With that being the case, let’s look into the first six […]

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PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: Camp is Here!

I have been fortunate enough to cover Packers camp from the sideline for Bison 1660 in Fargo, ND these first few days.  I’ve taken in two days of offense vs. defense drills and have just a few quick snippets to offer before I head off to locker room interviews. Pettine will use the 3-3 defense […]

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2018 Green Bay Packers Position Breakdown: Cornerbacks

In our continued journey exploring the 2018 Green Bay Packers roster, we have moved to the defensive side of the ball. Last week I wrote about the importance of the Inside Linebackers, and this week we’ll take a look at the players who play on an island on the outside.   2018 Green Bay Packers […]

Can Packers Defense Exceed Expectations?

Can Packers Defense Exceed Expectations? As training camp approaches, the Packers defense will begin to answer questions about whether or not they have made a dramatic improvement from last seasons dismal showing. The poor defensive performance in 2017 was encapsulated by the fact that they allowed opponents to score in every trip that they made […]

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Part 4, Redrafting All Green Bay First Round Picks Since 2000

In the fourth and final part of this series, I will focus on all first-round selections made by Green Bay in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Each week I have focused on a grouping of years to try and break down how the Packers fared and what I would have done (either differently or the same). […]

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