How Do The Packers Improve on Defense?

Mike Pettine is out and Joe Barry is in — but does that instantly make the Packers defense better? Last year, Pettine’s led defense ranked seventh in passing yards allowed and 13th in rushing yards allowed. Pretty mediocre stats for a defense loaded with talent. The main issue was the lack of aggressive play-calling from […]

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Why 2 veterans can be replaced in the Green Bay secondary

Drafting both Eric Stokes and Shemar Jean-Charles was all a part of Green Bay GM Brian Gutekunst’s plan to upgrade their already-strong secondary that is in desperate need of cornerback depth. Needing to find that next solid option alongside Jaire Alexander, both options could easily slide into long-term, high-impact roles very soon. Both Kevin King […]

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Looking ahead – Green Bay Packers Defense & Special Teams

The Green Bay Packers selected 11 players in the 2021 NFL Draft, adding much-needed depth to their roster in places that needed it the most. Handling the draft as well as they did, while also mitigating the ongoing Aaron Rodgers situation made for a tough weekend for GM Brian Gutekunst, but this team seems to […]

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Why the Packers won’t address DL early in draft

Many fans are clamouring for the Packers to address the defensive line early in the draft with the hope of solidifying Green Bay’s run defense. But, there are a few reasons why that probably won’t happen. Weak DL Draft Class First, and simply, this just isn’t the draft. There isn’t a guy who is a […]

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Expect the unexpected with Packers’ draft choices

When it comes to the NFL draft, Green Bay Packers GM Brian Gutekunst is a wild card. In his first three NFL drafts, the Wolf and Thompson disciple has been a crafty general manager, especially in the first round. No matter who the Packers might be linked to, what the team needs are, and who […]

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The saga of Kevin King continues, for better or for worse

With cornerback being one of the Green Bay Packers’ most glaring needs, the team signed a free agent corner to play across from Jaire Alexander on Tuesday. That cornerback? One Packers fans know well: Kevin King. King was reportedly signed by the team to a one-year $6m deal (though the real number is likely smaller). […]

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Mock Draft: Packers draft prospects who are ready to compete now

I used the ProFootballNetwork’s Draft Simulator to draft the Packers five players who I believe could immediately make an impact on the 2021-2022 team.

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