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Tag: Packers defense

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Packers Linebackers Need To Step Up

Packers Linebackers Need To Step Up

Nick Perry will be out of action Sunday because of recent surgery on multiple broken fingers. Clay Matthews missed Wednesday’s practice still...

Green and Bold: Gunter Rising

Green and Bold: Gunter Rising

The 6-6 Green Bay Packers have gotten themselves into a situation in which every game has become a must-win. Two games back from the Detroit Lions and tied, record-wise, with the Minnesota Vikings but not currently holding the tiebreaker against them, Green Bay now has to beat the Seahawks, Bears, Vikings, and Lions to stay in the hunt for the playoffs.  Needless to say, it's imperative that every player turns it up to 11 over this final stretch and taps into his deepest reserve of aggression. The Packers have to want this more than anyone else. And, as far as the secondary goes, that's exactly what cornerback LaDarius Gunter has been doing. 

Passive Packers Not Pressuring Opponents

Passive Packers Not Pressuring Opponents

Matt Ryan commanded the Falcons’ touchdown-winning drive over the Green Bay Packers with precision completing 9 of 11 passes for 75 yards including...

Green and Bold: Nowhere to Run

Green and Bold: Nowhere to Run

One of the most promising trends to emerge from the young 2016 season has been how stout the Packers have been against the run.  No one would have predicted it a few  months ago, but through the first quarter of the season, it hasn't been the St. Louis Rams or the New York Jets but the Green Bay Packers who have boasted the NFL's strongest defensive front.  But do you realize just how good the Packers have been in run defense so far this season—or how consistent?

McCarthy: Datone Jones Moving Outside

McCarthy: Datone Jones Moving Outside

The former first round pick will be moving to the elephant position in Dom Capers' defense. 

Packers Reportedly Talking Contract With B.J. Raji

Packers Reportedly Talking Contract With B.J. Raji

ESPN reports the Packers and B.J. Raji's representation have met here in Indianapolis while attending the NFL Combine.

Stopping Manning No Longer Key to Packers Victory

Stopping Manning No Longer Key to Packers Victory

For the Green Bay Packers the key to victory against the Denver Broncos does not likely lie in intense film-study sessions scheming how to stop Peyton Manning from beating them.  For the once unstoppable Manning 2015 might very well be his swan song in the NFL after very un-Peyton like performances so far this season.  

Packers Safety Sean Richardson Reported to Have Suffered Serious Neck Injury

Packers Safety Sean Richardson Reported to Have Suffered Serious Neck Injury

Green Bay Packers Sean Richardson is reported to have suffered another serious neck injury and will be lost for the season.

Railbird Central Podcast: Packers Defense Reinventing Itself

Railbird Central Podcast: Packers Defense Reinventing Itself

Nathan Jahnke of ProFootballFocus.com joins the show to look at how and where the Packers have improved on defense this season.

Predicting the Green Bay Packers Final 53-Man Roster – Version 3.0

Predicting the Green Bay Packers Final 53-Man Roster – Version 3.0

Later today or tomorrow ( by 3 P.M. Central) we will learn the final makeup of 53-man roster which will open the season for the Green Bay Packers at Chicago on Sunday, September 13.  Today, with a full body of work now in the books, we roll out our final Version 3.0.

Put Up or Shut Up Time For Datone Jones

Put Up or Shut Up Time For Datone Jones

The time is now for the former first round pick to become something more than just another guy on the field. 

Bowen Likes Versatility In Packers' Secondary

Bowen Likes Versatility In Packers' Secondary

Bleacher Report's NFL analyst and former NFL safety likes what he sees in Green Bay.

Packers Reportedly Releasing Luther Robinson

Packers Reportedly Releasing Luther Robinson

The former undrafted free agent ended 2014 on injured reserve with a calf injury. 

Packers Reportedly Not Expected To Pick Up Perry's Option

Packers Reportedly Not Expected To Pick Up Perry's Option

The Packers are facing a Sunday deadline for the 2016 option on Perry's contract. 

Hayward Has Plenty of Work To Do

Hayward Has Plenty of Work To Do

The fourth year veteran has some holes in his game that he needs to improve on before the Packers annoint him a starter. 

Packers Reportedly Agree To Deal With Letroy Guion, Make Offer To Raji

Packers Reportedly Agree To Deal With Letroy Guion, Make Offer To Raji

ESPN reports on the Packers' latest moves, which could help start to solidify the defensive interior. 

Nine Months to Transform the Green Bay Packers Defense

Nine Months to Transform the Green Bay Packers Defense

The Green Bay Packers defense is a rapidly improving unit. It's taken a series of changes over the course of nine months to make it happen.

Blueprint to Improving the Packers Porous Run Defense

Blueprint to Improving the Packers Porous Run Defense

Eliminating the missed tackles and getting healthy are two ways the Packers can impove their 32nd-ranked rush defense.

Packers Defense Looks for Answers Against Familiar Joe Philbin Attack

Packers Defense Looks for Answers Against Familiar Joe Philbin Attack

The Packers face a familiar foe when they take on former assistant Joe Philbin in Miami on Sunday.

Railbird Central Podcast: Defensive Revitalization

Railbird Central Podcast: Defensive Revitalization

Scott McKenna joins the show to break down a Packers win, and Kyle Cousineau gives us the lowdown on Throwback Weekend.

Did Packers' Starting Defense Pass the Preseason Test?

Did Packers' Starting Defense Pass the Preseason Test?

The Packers must feel satisfied with the way their No. 1 defense has played this preseason. 

Changes to Packers Defense Focus on Youth and Health, Call It "Dom Capers' Last Stand"

Changes to Packers Defense Focus on Youth and Health, Call It "Dom Capers' Last Stand"

Mike McCarthy calls the changes to the Packers defense as "less scheme, more personnel," and it's a response to the failures of Dom Capers' defenses of the past.

Point of Veau: Let's Hope Mike Daniels' Threats of Off-Field Violence Are Figurative

Point of Veau: Let's Hope Mike Daniels' Threats of Off-Field Violence Are Figurative

There's nothing wrong with Daniels' passion for the game of football, but there's no place for his comments of "decking somebody in the locker room."

Thornton, Bradford Selections Address Packers' Effort and Hustle Issues

Thornton, Bradford Selections Address Packers' Effort and Hustle Issues

In the third and fourth rounds of the NFL Draft, the Packers added players that play with a high motor and operate in a sixth gear.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Gets Little Immediate Help Outside of Clinton-Dix

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Gets Little Immediate Help Outside of Clinton-Dix

The Packers made some head-scratching picks in the third round of the NFL Draft. It's time to hope Ted Thompson knows what he's doing.

Packers Podcast: Julius Peppers + Ha Ha Clinton-Dix = Better Green Bay Defense

Packers Podcast: Julius Peppers + Ha Ha Clinton-Dix = Better Green Bay Defense

On Friday morning I joined Bart Winkler of K107 in Fond du Lac to look at the impact the addition of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will have on the Packers...

Peppers Improves Two Positions: Meet Clay Matthews, the Packers' Newest Inside Linebacker

Peppers Improves Two Positions: Meet Clay Matthews, the Packers' Newest Inside Linebacker

The Packers could stand an upgrade over A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones at inside linebacker, and they just might have done so with the addition of Julius Peppers.

Report: Free Agent Julius Peppers Agrees Three-Year Deal with Packers

Report: Free Agent Julius Peppers Agrees Three-Year Deal with Packers

Peppers' deal is reportedly worth a maximum of $30 million. How the former Chicago Bear impacts the Packers pass rush will be the key.

Packers Ready To Let M.D. Jennings Hit the Market

Packers Ready To Let M.D. Jennings Hit the Market

The fourth year pro will not be tendered by the team as a restricted free agent.

Poppinga Suggests Young Players in Green Bay Are Being Handed Jobs Without Earning Them

Poppinga Suggests Young Players in Green Bay Are Being Handed Jobs Without Earning Them

The former Packers linebacker and current Fox Sports analyst had some biting words of criticism on the makeup of the Green Bay defense.

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"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall. "
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."
"The Bears still suck!"